Designing your wedding dress is just the beginning as a bride – selecting your bridal party’s attire will enhance your overall aesthetic, and today there are more gorgeous options to choose from than ever before that will bring your vision to life. Your bridesmaids are the women who have and will literally stand by your side, so make them feel all kinds of beautiful and special with one of these five lovely bridesmaids’ dress trends.

Ladies in White

One of our favorite trends is head to toe white for you and your ladies, a la Kate and Pippa. Elegant, sophisticated, and endlessly versatile, the key to this monochrome palette is creating differentiation between you and your ‘maids – choose a fabric, length, or style dress that complements rather than competes with your look. This beautiful bride stood apart with her off-the-shoulder gown and flowing train.

Blue Crush

It’s official – we have a blue crush on this bridesmaid style trend. Soft and soothing or bold and beautiful, minimal and sophisticated or whimsical and romantic, the options with this popular color are truly endless.

Dusty Blue Bridesmaids' Dresses

Photo: Kelsie Sneegas Photography

Mix and Match Styles and Blue Shades Bridesmaids' Dresses

Photo: Heirlume Photography

Stunning in Metallics

There’s no better way to create a glamorous look for your big day than to embrace metallics. Allow your ladies to choose their own style, and you’ll create a chic, curated look. As a bonus, your gals will feel comfortable and will definitely wear those dresses time and time again!

Mix and Match Metallic Bridesmaids

Photo: 1216 Studio Wedding Photographer

Gold Glitter Bridesmaids' Dresses

Photo: Feather and North

Goddesses in Green

Don’t be afraid of choosing a bold color for your gals, like a gorgeous green. By selecting styles that enhance the mood of your day, the color will add depth and interest rather than overwhelm the look. Bride, Paige, created a playful atmosphere by peppering in mint amongst the deeper hued greens and all different silhouettes while Heather chose a traditionally elegant look by selecting an emerald shade and a soft, flowing style for all her ladies.

Whimsical Mint and Emerald Bridesmaids' Dresses

Photo: Lauren Neff

Elegant + Romantic Dark Forest Green Bridesmaids

Photo: Willow + Wolf

Neutral Numbers

As you can see from these two bridal parties, a neutral look is anything but boring. Whether you add a feminine touch by layering in soft, blush hues or go glam with sparkling accents, this subtle color palette really ups the romance factor.

Pink and Ivory Bridesmaids' Dresses

Photo: Esteban Gil Photography

Blush and Gold Metallic and Neutral Bridesmaids' Dresses

Photo: David Schwartz Photography

Stylist Tip: First things first – whether you’re mixing and matching styles and hues or going for a traditionally uniform look, your wedding dress will set the tone for the rest of the party. It’s time to get started on your custom gown.

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