Keep costs in mind: If any of your friends have been in a bridal party before, they'll know bridesmaids pay for their own dresses. But a gentle reminder is never a bad idea. When it comes to price, try to be considerate of your friends' lifestyles. If you're concerned your wedding might be a financial burden for one or more of your bridesmaids, focus your search on dresses in a more affordable range, or select a color you like and let them pick their own style. Another idea: Take a cue from the guys and consider renting your bridesmaid dresses. Rental sites like Rent the Runway let your girls choose high_end designers in a wide range of styles and colors for a fraction of the cost.
If you're opting for a print, make sure the dominant colors work with your entire bridal party. Or alternatively, deck out just your maid of honor in a print and keep the rest of your girls in solid colors. Fully embellished dresses are another fashion_forward option for a more glamorous affair. We love the idea of mismatched sequin dresses__that way your girls can choose a shade that suits them.
by Amanda J. Suiter on Aug 10, 2018 Bridesmaids