Bridesmaids Dresses


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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The Resort Report 2013

by Azure

I always look to the latest collections from our favorite designers (like Monique Lhuillier) for delish wedding dress and bridesmaid style inspiration. And Resort 2013 delivers in a big way! Monique's 2013 Resort collection is a romantic bride's dream come true, overflowing with girly pinks, bright neons, and pretty splashes of floral prints. Michael Kors went mad for metallics, with elegant frocks in shimmery gold hues. He also busted out a few emerald green stunners,...

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5 Ways to Earn an F as Maid of Honor

by Azure

Since wedding season is in full swing (and bridal party members are busy catering to the needs of their nearlywed besties), we thought it'd be fun to take a look at the naughty things Maids of Honor do! Or should I say… maids of dis-honor?? Here are 5 Maid of Honor No No's at the top of my list... 1- Get caught talking shit about the bride behind her back (Picture the MOH at the bridal salon waiting while the bride tries on dresses… Omg can you believe Suzy thinks she's a size...

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Bridal Style Inspiration: Vintage Glam in the South of France

by Azure

Channeling the sophisticated elegance of fashion & style in the South of France throughout the Fifties and Sixties, Alice Temperley's Resort 2013 collection is a definite show stopper! First off, the hair and makeup Alice chose to pair with this collection is spot on. You can't beat the retro waves hairstyle with a soft side part, especially when it cascades around a fresh, natural face. Bold red lips and dramatic cat eyes would have been 'expected' choices, and I'm always happy to...

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Bachelorette Parties Not Welcome

by Azure

There's no question that gay clubs and drag bars make for fantastic bachelorettes. The bride's guy can breath easy knowing his leading lady isn't getting into trouble, and truthfully... where else can you see Bobby transformed into Beyonce lip syncing the hell out of Bootylicious (and even stick a few singles down "her" bedazzled bra if you dare)? Sadly, the party is over for LA brides & bridesmaids because The Abbey of West Hollywood (voted "Best Gay Bar in the World") is banning...

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Dressing for the Wedding: Know Your Audience

by Storyboard Wedding

Hello lovelies! Ready for some more stylish pretty? Good me too! This time I was off to my first wedding of the season at, Drum Roll Please……. West Point! That’s right, the land of crème de la crème of military schooling complete with military men in shiny fancy dress! Me likey! Yes hubby, I like you better though! The couple is in my close circle of friends so I had a good pulse on the vibe and style of this wedding. It’s important to know your audience when dressing for...

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Oscar de la Renta Goes Bold, Gold with Flowers All Over for Resort 2013

by Azure

Oscar de la Renta does it again with a swoon-worthy resort collection for 2013! We rounded up our favorite dresses to inspire your stylish walk down the white aisle, and gorgeous gowns perfect for bridesmaids! So take a look and get inspired, lovelies! Want a memorable second look for your wedding reception? Think outside the white wedding box with these pretty plays on the LWD... Isn't the sparkly sequined mini sheath above divine?? If an all-white bridal party (a la...

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Floral + Lace Inspired by Erdem

by Azure

Have you checked out Erdem's 2013 Resort collection? It's a dreamy delight, filled with romantic floral prints (perfect for an enchanted garden wedding), vintage-inspired silhouettes, and delicate touches of lace in deep, sophisticated hues. And it made me realize that pairing lace with blossoming prints and patterns is a winning combination for romantic I Do's. Just take a look at the inspiration below... isn't it lovely? And how about the fabulous bohemian bride above, with her...

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Give Single Bridesmaids a Fighting Chance

by Azure

...with gorgeous gowns from the Wtoo collection! There is no question that the singles standing up for and attending your wedding will have meeting their perfect match on their minds. After all, nothing makes a single gal want a plus one more than watching her BFF exchange wedding vows. And since we already know that you'll be a knockout gorgeous bride (and undoubtedly steal the show on your special day), we say- help the single ladies in your bridal party out by choosing...

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What to Wear for Wedding Guests: Downtown Chic in NYC

by Storyboard Wedding

Special to OneWed by Jessica of Storyboard Wedding Whether your wedding is a year from now, this weekend, or sometime in the far off future, no matter what, at one point or another we’re all wedding guests. While there is a huge wealth of what to wear (and what NOT to wear) for brides, there isn’t much love sent the way of the folks who actually make a wedding a wedding! Together with OneWed and your contributions, I aim to fix that sadly overlooked spot in the wedding world!...

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Bridesmaid Dresses You’ll Beg to Borrow

by Azure

Seriously Watters... could we love you any more? Your Fall 2012 wedding dresses are beyond beautiful, and now you deliver a bridesmaid dress collection THIS sophisticated and chic?? It almost doesn't seem fair! And we wonder how you do it! I am smitten with the Fall 2012 Watters bridesmaid dress collection, and I blame it on the lace! Lace sleeves, illusion necklines and allover lace frocks in shades of beige, cream, and deep midnight blue make this collection truly spectacular,...

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