Bridesmaids Dresses


Let Your Stylish Bridesmaids Go Bold

by Azure

Once you decide on the right group of bridesmaids, it's time to start hunting for the perfect b-maid dress (or dresses)! And our friends at JLM Couture always deliver the goods! Between Alvina Valenta, Lazaro, Noir by Lazaro, and Jim Hjelm Occasions, all of the beautiful bridesmaid dress bases are covered. From sassy LBDs plenty short to please the girls in your bridal party who like to show a little leg, to long, flowing chiffon gowns in bold shades of red, green, teal, and berry,...

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Picking Your Bridesmaids: 5 Warning Signs She’s Not Ready for the Job

by Azure

Have a friend (or a few) who just can't get it together? Someone that, no matter where they go or how they travel, trouble always follows? I know I do! And despite these pals' disastrous tendencies, I love them all the same! But... if I were engaged, I would think long and hard before popping the "Will you be my bridesmaid?" question to these friends. And I encourage you to do the same. Because the last thing you need on your special day (and throughout the hectic planning process)...

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Color Your Bridesmaids Beautiful with Romona Keveza’s new Luxe Evening Collection

by Azure

From shimmery celery to deep midnight blue, bold bubble gum pink and vivid electric yellow, Romona Keveza knocked our socks off with her colorfully chic Luxe Evening collection, Spring 2013 runway presentation. Keveza drew inspiration from bombshell Bond girls and a jet-setting lifestyle, and the end result was pure magic! If you're thinking beyond the LBD for your trusted bridal party, these gowns and frocks will surely make you swoon. I'm already envisioning mix and match...

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Thank Your Lucky Stars You’re NOT a Bridesmaid in This Wedding

by Azure

Ready to get inside the mind of, quite possibly, the baddest bridezilla to ever walk the earth? Well thanks to Gawker—and a bridesmaid pushed to the brink—now you can. Because an outrageous email sent from the bride to her bridal party has been published... and it's a doozy! And serves as a priceless warning to ladies of the engaged to think before saying I Do to becoming a bridezilla's bridesmaid. So below, we share highlights from the email, and six warning signs that your...

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Good, Bad & Ugly Gifts for the Bachelorette

by Azure

I could go on and on about bachelorette parties, and all the wild, stupid, and awesome things I've seen during brides' last flings before the rings. But today, we're talking gifts for the blushing bachelorette... from the best, to the boring, to the wildly inappropriate. So let's jump right in! The Good - Tasteful is the name of the game. So when choosing a gift for the bridey in your life, keep it classy and get personal. Customized t-shirts, tanks, sweats, and lingerie/lounge...

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7 Boozy Gifts for Libation-Lovin’ Bridesmaids

by The Broke-Ass Bride

If "Bridesmaids" was any indication, liquor and ladies can be a fun (and treacherous!) combination. So why not help your besties imbibe in style with alcohol-related bridesmaids' gifts? Flasks or a bottle of bourbon have long been par-for-the-course groomsmen gifts, but what about the chicas? They like to party too! Sites like Etsy are picking up on this fun factoid and all kinds of shops are popping up with fun favors for the females. Get on it and cheers! For the girls that...

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This Dress Was Made for You and Not Me…

by Bitchless Bride

This bitch is exhausted. This bitch is tired. My feet are numb, and my head is like a big bowl of ramen noodles. And I pretty much hate everybody after being so damn nice for the past three days. You know why? Because this bitch worked ALL Labor Day weekend. Kinda ironic huh? I worked all LABOR Day weekend... But enough about me! I hope that everybody else enjoyed his or her final summer getaway, but if I don't start talking about the most amazing dress I have EVER seen on a mother...

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Beyond the LBD: Fifteen Beautiful Black Bridesmaids’ Dresses

by Azure

Black is forever classic, and an always popular color choice for bridesmaid dresses. And thanks to innovative bridal designers like Lazaro, and crafty indie artisans on Etsy, the all-black choices for b-maids are more beautiful and versatile than ever. So dare to think beyond the LBD! And get the inspiration wheel turning with one of these stunners...  

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5 Swingin’ Retro B-Maid Dresses for under $100

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Nothin' quite says fun, flirty and classic like 1950's style bridesmaid dresses. Your ladies will look like, well, ladies, with the clean and swingy lines, whether in colors that pop (like this pretty aqua-colored dress for $72 at Unique Vintage) or in more understated purple tones. Throw on some pumps and pearls, let the jazz play in the background and suss out your hawt ladies in their retro styling. These classic looks complement any type of wedding and wedding dress. Here's...

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Can’t Take My Eyes Off these Bridesmaid Dresses from BHLDN

by Azure

You can always count on Anthropologie's BHLDN to deliver stylish options for brides and 'maids. But some of the newest b-maid dresses from BHLDN are covetable to say the least! I seriously want, like... all of them! And if you're not afraid to put your bridesmaids in light, neutral shades (ivory, cream, nude, blush, champagne), then one (or several!) of these fancy frocks might be perfect for your bridal party. Which of the ten do you love most? And, are you considering white,...

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I Do or I Don’t to Neon Coral for the Wedding?

by Azure

I spotted the image (top left) in the style board above on Tumblr, and bookmarked it instantly because I was a smitten kitten! The brightness of neon coral mixed with sparkly metallic silver, shiny black, and alluring sheer is, in my eyes, downright inspiring. I've blogged about coral and metallics plenty in my day, so it's no secret that I love these shades. And when you put them all together... the end result is magical! Do you love it too? And, would you invite neon coral to...

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5 Beautiful Sides of Bridesmaid Dressing

by Azure

Now that you've seen the ugly side of bridesmaid dressing, a look at the good side is definitely in order! From pretty pinks to gilded golds, draped beauties (like the one above) and vintage-inspired gems, we've rounded up a hearty handful of lovely bridesmaid dresses on Etsy! Take a peek, then tweet, pin & like your favorite styles! Colorful Bridesmaids Soft & Sweet Bridesmaids   Shimmery, Glimmery Bridesmaids Printed Bridesmaids Plum & Wine...

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Why You Need a Bridesguard

by The Broke-Ass Bride

There you are, on your wedding day, getting your hurrs and face all dolled up. You're sippin' on some bubbly with your fine ladies (and gents?) when Aunt Mildred comes storming in and assaults you with an endless barrage of questions: "Do you have your something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue?" "Uncle Milty needs to sit close to the back so he can go to the bathroom when needed. You saved a spot for him, right?" "Are the favors all set up?" "Is the...

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Runway to White Aisle: Fall 2012 Couture

by Azure

It's couture season, one of my favorite times of the year! So much inspiration from so many delightful designers! And while couture collections tend to be a little out there and over the top (see the last photo in this post), we think the drama of couture is just the ticket to help traditional brides think outside the white wedding box. Remember- a strapless a-line gown in white or ivory with white satin heels and a cathedral length veil is NOT the only option, brideys! And we're...

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Summer Wedding Looks from BHLDN

by Brooklyn Bride

BHLDN has some great new dresses they've released just in time for the summer wedding season....with bright colors and patterns by Tracy Reese, Issa, and Hitherto, they're perfect for bridesmaids and guests alike!

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Well Dressed—Bridesmaids Edition

by Azure

By Next Big Bridal Blogger finalist, Angelica of The Bridal Detective What do I love most about a wedding for two? How charmingly intimate it can be. The thing I’m least crazy about is... exactly that— it's a wedding for two. It means sans the bridesmaids and all the glorious options for style to walk down the aisle. And in this day and age (with all the unique, mix and match options available for 'maids), it's tough to say farewell to the idea of a well-dressed bridal...

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Gorgeous Gowns for the Glamourous Bride

by Azure

If anyone knows that feathers equal glamour, it's Marchesa's designer and cofounder Georgina Chapman! As she put it, "It wouldn't be Marchesa without some feathers." Obvi! And once you take a peek at Marchesa's Resort 2013 collection (chockfull of swoon-worthy gowns for you and your 'maids), you'll see how fabulously chic feathers can be. LWDs and elegant column gowns feature fringes of plumes on the sleeves and below the bust, and all-lace dresses make an appearance too! The...

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