It’s true, bridesmaid dresses are typically chosen by the bride: the style, color, and fabric, are all something the bride has to consider when she is planning for the wedding. What would look good with the venue? Is the color a good fit for the season? Because you wouldn’t want to have a Navy-themed wedding in the middle of the summer, right? Most importantly, how could the bridesmaids not only represent the bride but bring out the best of her. Here are matching bridesmaid dresses and wedding dresses that will make for the best photo op for the wedding, and of course, the best memories for the bride and her best friends.
The fact is, you can never go wrong with a classic bridal gown. It is perfect for brides of any shapes, colors, and sizes and leaves endless possibilities with accessories such as veils, headbands, or even barrettes if you’re trying to be a little more playful. With such a simple and classy gown like this one, it’s also best to keep your bridesmaid dresses on the traditional side. The Sadie Dress or Margot Dress are both excellent choices in this occasion with flattering shapes without overpowering the bride.
Nothing beats a retro glam wedding, it has all the elements you love about a wedding in one- luxury, elegance, and plenty of fun. These types of gowns are usually heavily beaded and more grand, so it’s important to pair them with bridesmaid dresses that are more formal. Velvet is a particularly good choice for it because of its luxurious feel. The Stephanie Dress and the Felicity Dress take the cake on this one for their timeless elegance and versatility.
Minimalist/LWD (Little White Dress)
With Zoom Weddings becoming more and more popular, the minimalist/LWD look has also become increasingly popular in the post pandemic world. When you have a minimalist wedding, the first thing you should know is that you do not need to dress as formal as you would at other weddings- meaning that you could get away with a dress that is different and shooter in length. The Lola Dress and the Autumn Dress are both perfect for such occasions.
The rustic boho has been a staple in weddings for a couple of years now and the trend does not seem to be dying down anytime soon. And we get it, it is the perfect theme for an outdoor wedding, especially given the times we’re in right now. Boho gowns are usually softer in structure and often feature lace or minimal beading. If you are a boho bridesmaid, try the Vivienne Dress that has our take one a conventional wrap dress or the Brooklyn Dress with the puffy sleeves for the ultimate boho vibe.
Finally, when you think of a wedding gown, you most likely are thinking of a gown that is big, tulle-y and out of this world romantic. Nine times out of ten, it is the kind of dress that you always try on wherever you go for your bridal appointments. To make sure your bridesmaid dresses go with the gown, find something like the Heyun Dress or the Astrid Dress- soft but with structure, and feminine without being too generic.