You don’t have to have your bridesmaids look like clones from every other wedding. Gowns with open backs, fit and flare skirts and gauzy overlays are just a few ideas to give your bridesmaids a fresh take.
Gone are the days of only wearing the bridesmaid gown once. Designers are now opting for more modern and fashion-forward designs. These designs are mimicking the trends that you would see on the runway. We highlighted 8 bridesmaid dress trends for you scroll through and check out the dresses your bridesmaids will actually want to wear again.
The T-length gowns (dresses that fall just below the knee) are having a moment. These semiformal lengths will give the vibe of fun and retro but will still seem sophisticated. Choose airy fabrics like chiffon or tulle for a tutu effect.
Strapless gowns are perfect for showing off just the right amount of skin, but they sometimes don’t give you the support that you need and may not be a right fit for all of your bridesmaids. The one-shoulder silhouette will give your bridesmaids the best of both worlds while still looking classic and elegant.
A pretty alternative to the strapless gown is a cap sleeve. These barely there sleeves still flatter the shoulders and will offer just enough coverage. To add a vintage flare, try adding a cap sleeve with lace.
The long, straight bridesmaid gowns that in soft fabrics are definitely wedding staples. If you would like to break from tradition then why not try a gown with a tiered skirt? The tiered skirt will add just the right amount of drama and they are perfect for dancing the night away in.
Lace is nothing new where wedding attire is concerned, but textured cotton lace feels fresh. Pastel shades like blush and lavender complement this romantic fabric, while a longer silhouette will dress it up.
A two-piece bridesmaid dress may be an unusual choice, but for a more daring bride, it can also be the perfect choice for a fun affair with a younger crowd. Choose a mix-and-match lace and tulle number for a romantic vibe, or go for bold with a two-piece that shows a sliver of skin. One unusual choice for a bridesmaid gown is a two-piece but for a more daring bride, it can also be the perfect choice for a fun affair with a younger crowd.
If you want an ethereal vibe then choose a skirt that is draped in layers of sheer fabric. Also, choose a dress that is in a soft color to play up the romance factor.
A fun flutter sleeve will add a vintage twist to the gown even if it is simple or embellished. To complement the romantic silhouette, choose gowns that are in a floral print, muted colors or feminine metallics.