Cheryl Chooses Black, Would You?

And the bride wore? err.., black!

So Chezza chose black for her wedding, and not just any black gown? a Ralph & Russo number, to be specific. Tamara Ralph revealed the news that Ms. Fernandez-Versini (more on that a little later) opted for a dramatic black gown, which begs the question: is this the ying to her otherwise failed first marriage yang? Why the contrast? Or are we just reading between the lines too much? Personally, we think it's a brave and brilliant move; one we here at BASH celebrate and urge more brides to consider.

If you are the adventurous type, take a gander at these other darkly romantic gowns that are Cinderella-certified (above).

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On a separate note, what do our BASHlings think of Cheryl's other bold move? Would you take your hubby's name? Or, would you shy away from it in fear of being a 1950s housewife stereotype?

For more offbeat bride style inspiration check out our Grass Castles story from BASH Volume Four here

1. Stella McCartney, €1,995, Matches Fashion // 2. Embellished tulle-paneled crepe gown, €6,900, Elie saab, Net-a-Porter // 3. Gothic maxi dress, €141, ASOS // 4. Strapless Lace gown, €4,400,?Nina Ricci // 5. Black cropped- top floor length dress, €2,995, Victoria Beckham // 6. Wool and silk-blend satin gown, €2,850, Chloe, Brown Thomas //

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