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10 Most Daring Wedding Dresses

Every season, we gather up the boldest, most over-the-top wedding dresses and bring them to you in a fun send-it-to-all-your-friends slideshow. Here are the top 10 most daring dresses from the spring 2011 bridal fashion runways that made our jaws drop.
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by Anja Winikka
anja winikka the knot wedding industry expert
Anja Winikka
Wedding Industry Expert
  • Anja Winikka is the founder of Editor In Chief Media.
  • Anja is a wedding editor and digital marketing director turned educator and contributing editor.
  • Anja worked for The Knot for over 13 years in various roles.
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A few (kind of obvious) things you need to have in order to wear this Platinum for Priscilla of Boston wedding dress: ridiculously flat abs, really open-minded grandparents, and possibly a Vegas wedding chapel.

You definitely have to be in love with the tiered skirt trend to pull off this Marchesa dress.

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It's not the dress that put this Reem Acra design on the Most Daring Dresses list, but we're pretty sure you can guess what did.

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Blush pink and short hemlines are big for wedding dresses these days -- but this layered pink number by Randi Rahm took those trends up one big notch.

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It may offer full coverage, but the lacy, loose pants and diagonal handkerchief skirt combo on this Claire Pettibone wedding dress is best left for the more experimental types.

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There's a lot we could say about this Beth Ellis dress, but it's definitely the sparkly helmet that takes it over the top.

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Know anyone whose mantra happens to be "more is more"? This Katerina Bocci dress is for them.

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A high slit, a flounced bubble skirt and a gathered accent on the bodice give this Douglas Hannant dress textbook daring status.

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Familiarize yourself with your ceremony aisle before attempting to walk down it shrouded by this Lindee Daniel veil.

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This rosette-covered ball gown by Pnina Tornai is garden-party-ready.

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