choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses

Choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses for your favourite girls can be very stressful.  With different skin tones and body shapes to cater for it might feel like an impossible task.

Colour Scheme

choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses

It’s easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to finalising your colour scheme and if – like many brides-to-be – you’re struggling to choose it may help to consider other elements of your wedding as a starting point.  If your venue has a strong colour palette or your partner’s outfit has a dominant colour, that may inform your choice. There a so many beautiful colours to choose from.

Go shopping

choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses

Why not make a day of it and gather your favourite girls together for a day of trying bridesmaid dresses, a lovely lunch and then finish off the day with a cocktail in your favourite bar?  Dress shopping should be a fun experience so do your research before you go and make sure the dresses you have your heart set on are within your budget.

Mix & Match

A lot of couples are choosing a tonal mix of dress colours for their bridesmaids which can look really striking on the big day.  Tie it all together with the bouquets or ribbons.

Flattering Fit

One size most definitely does not fit all and it’s tricky to find a structured dress to suit every body shape. Choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses for all shapes and sizes can be difficult, there are some lovely multi way dresses that could be the answer.

choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses

Hair & Make up

Lots of couples decide to give the bridesmaids freedom when it comes to hair and make up and – depending on the chosen neckline – hair can be up or down.  For example, an off-centre fishtail braid looks amazing with a one-shoulder style while a high ballerina bun will show off a backless dress perfectly.

Original article by Bridebook

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