How To Choose Bridesmaids Dresses?

Young woman choosing a wedding dress in a bridal shop. About 25 years old, Caucasian brunette.

It’s often difficult to find a good, appealing yet cheap bridesmaid dresses that can fit well in your budget and at the same time add that classic touch to your wedding. But with little sartorial insights your task of choosing a perfect bridesmaids dresses can be much easier.

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These are some of the popular types of bridesmaids’ gowns. Once you know which type is really your kind of style, you can select much faster:

A-Line or Princess: It suits almost every figure. Since this style of bridesmaids dress looks good on every bone and flesh size, it would be wise to go for A-line style bridesmaid dress to suit all your bridesmaids irrespective how different their figures may be.

Empire: This looks good on most of the maids. Especially if your maid is petite, this style of bridesmaids gown can help her look taller. The loose fit waist is good for pregnant maids. But don’t think of this gown if your maid is on the heavier side.

BallGown: If all your bridesmaids are of similar size then it’s a great idea to go for ballgowns. Ballgowns may not look good if your maids vary in the sizes. It can make smaller maids look smaller and taller maid looks taller. It looks great on buxom maids.

Sheath: Same as ballgowns, this type of gowns is advisable when your bridesmaids do not differ much in sizes.

What colors shall you go for?

Every good and planned wedding carries a color theme. The color of your bridesmaids dress can accentuate the theme of your wedding. Here are a few tips that can help you to decide what colors may make Susy look great and what can be horrid for Rozy.

Blond and fair skin: Pastels, Navy, Hunter, Orangy-Reds, Salmon, Turquoise, Dark Purple look great on blond hair and fair skin. Good colors for this hair/skin types are Black, Jewel Tones, Browns, Burgundy, Blues, and Cobalt. The colors that should be avoided for this hair/skin types are light to medium shades of Grey and Silver

Asian: If you maid is Asian or has that Asian touch in her hairs and skin you can opt for Jewel Tones, Reds, Ivory, Turquoise, Jade Green and Purple. Black, Navy, Hunter, Burgundy, Fuschia can also be a good idea but be careful if you are liking Light Greys, Light Yellow, Mint and Mauve.

African Medium: The bridesmaid gown in colors like Navy, Jewel Tones, Reds, Silver, Gold, Salmon and Purple can make your maids look elegant while Light Yellow, Mint and Taupe can be little more than the daring colors.

African Dark: If you want your African dark maid to complement your dressing, try Jewel Tones, Reds, Silver, Gold, Salmon, Oranges, Fuschia, Lime, Black, Navy, Hunter, Burgundy, Blues, Ivory, Purple and Cobalt. She may not feel comfortable in Light Yellow, Mint, Lavender and White.

Red-Head / Fair: Seeing her in colors like Emerald Green, Navy, Ivory, Brown, Hunter Green, Peach, Purple, Black, Hunter, Blues, Mustard, Rust, Olive, Turquoise, Teal and Gold would be pleasing while the colors that can gloom her brighter looks are Yellow, Blue-Reds, Mint, and Mauve.

Brunette / Olive: Red, Hunter Green, Navy can be best for her but even if you are looking for something in the shades of Brown, Cobalt, Fuschia or the Charcoal, Burgundy and Peach, she can steal the appreciation of onlookers. But do not let her feel low by choosing Aqua and Light Yellow for this hair/skin type.

Brunette / Fair: Emerald green looks great on her and so does the Red. Fuschia, Navy can make her look serene while Peach, Black, Hunter, Burgundy, Gold and Ivory can brighten up her beauty. But light shades of Blue, Yellow and Green ….let’s not make her look dull on your wedding day.

Pricing of the Bridesmaids Gown

For some all rare clothing is precious and for some all precious clothing is rare. You have to decide what should be the budget of your bridesmaids’ gown. If you are looking for variety and compare prices before you buy, it’s good to find bridesmaid dresses online.

Cheap bridesmaid dresses or discount at bridesmaid dresses can be easily grabbed if you can spend some time over internet. There are many online gowns store that offer unique bridesmaid dresses at discounted rates. The discounted rate always doesn’t mean compromise with the quality. Such offers can be for so many other reasons like piling of stock, promotional offers, etc.