Saturday, July 23, 2011

20 World's Most Bizarre Bridal Gowns

Who says weddings gowns are always gorgeous? Take a look at bizarre and creative creations from modern fashion designers around the world.

1.  Wave bottom
A model shows off a wedding dress by Japanese bridal designer Yumi Katsura during her 2010 grand collection presentation in Tokyo


2. Belly blast
A model displays a wedding dress from the Esperando collection during the 2008 Bridal Exhibition in Dubai. The show is said to be the largest bridal event in the Middle East.


3. Sheer subtlety
A see-through wedding dress created by Bulgarian fashion house Mon Amour during the Bridal Fashion 2008 show, part of the Balkanica Wedding Expo in Bulgaria.


4. Hats off
A model walks the runway in a wedding dress from the 2008 Carolina Herrera Bridal Collection.


5. Punch out
A model displays a wedding dress with sporty accessories during a collection of British designer Vivienne Westwood at a boxing stadium in Tokyo.


6. Gaga-worthy
An eccentric creation by German designer Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel during the Fall-Winter 2009 Haute Couture collection show in Paris.


7. Puff perfect
A model presents a bold design by designer Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel during Fall-Winter 2009 Haute Couture collection show.


8. Little bride Peep
Japanese bridal designer Yumi Katsura showcases a girly gown during her 2010 grand collection presentation in Tokyo.


9. Shimmery Gold Gown
A shimmery gold gown from the Alberto Rodriguez Spring/Summer 2009 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Mexico at Antara Polanco in Mexico City.


10. Tutu-much
A model walks the runway during the Famory Cup China Wedding Dress Design Contest 2008 at the China Fashion Week Spring/Summer Collection 2009 in Beijing, China.


11. Multi-layered
Slovak opera singer Sisa Sklovska walks the catwalk in a wedding dress during a fashion show at the 2009 Wedding Fair in Bratislava, Slovakia.


12. Tube-tied
A model walks the runway during the Famory Cup China Wedding Dress Design Contest at the China Fashion Week Spring/Summer Collection 2009 in Beijing, China.


13. Origami unfolding
A busy-looking dress from the Famory Cup China Wedding Dress Design Contest at the China Fashion Week Spring/Summer Collection 2009 in Beijing, China.


14. Lukewarm lavender
A model displays a wedding dress with craped silk materials originating from Japanese kimonos, designed by Japanese designer Yuma Koshino in Tokyo.


15. ‘Dynasty’ returns
A model displays a slender body wedding dress with satin bolero sleeves during the Miss Ashida 2010 spring and summer collection designed by Tae Ashida, in Tokyo.


16. Thigh-high
A model shows off a wedding dress by Japanese bridal designer Yumi Katsura during her 2010 grand collection presentation in Tokyo.


17. Barely there
A model presents a creation from the Pam Hogg 2010 Autumn/Winter collection during London Fashion Week.


18. Fret not for rosettes
A model presents a wedding dress from one of Hungary’s most respected fashion designers, Barbara Leber, in Budapest, Hungary.


19. To dye for?
A colorful wedding dress by Ornella Meneguzzo in genuine chinchilla fur and diamonds, inspired by the can-can dance and priced at $300,000, during the 8th edition of the Luxury and Yachts Expo at the Verona fair.


20. Fair-feathered
An elaborate creation by designer Tsai Meiyue at China Fashion Week in Beijing.