5 Bridesmaid Outfit Ideas

December 4, 2014

Bridesmaid’s dresses can often prove difficult to choose; colour must be flattering for a number of skin tones, not all the girls can wear the same style, and what about those who just hate being told what to wear?

Here are just a few ideas for tracking down that ultimate bridesmaid dress for the big day (and keeping everyone happy).

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A dress with subtle sequins is your best option for bridesmaids, since neutral tones suit every skin tone. Any colour which is too gold or silver can often wash out pale girls, and won’t suit their skin.

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Soft purple dresses around another great colour palette for bridesmaids since they are always in style. This doesn’t mean you should stick to the same colour palette – pink, lavender and purple tones are also a great idea for bridesmaids who are of a different skin tone.

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Sweetheart neckline

Who said white is just for the bride? A sweetheart neckline in a white or ivory shade is the perfect colour for bridesmaids on the big day. Even Kendall and Kylie Jenner wore this style for Kim’s wedding to Kris Humphries.



Pastels are a great colour combination since they perfectly match a cream or white wedding dress. If you want to keep the dress consistent amongst all of your bridesmaids, choose a strapless fit since it’s most flattering.

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Mini dresses

If your wedding is taking place during the summer months, why not incorporate a shorter hemline? Shorter dresses are perfect for bridesmaids during the summer since they are easier to walk-in, and don’t require heels either. Apply some shimmer on your legs and you’re ready to go!

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Images via Melissa and Beth, Brit.co, Etsy, Wedding Chicks, Popsugar

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