There are a lot of bridezillas in the world and you might be one of them. This doesn’t mean that you are allowed to dress your bridesmaids in dresses with puffy sleeves, with satin and lace in a horrible green color. Remember that most probably they are paying for their dresses, so they want to wear them again. Make this a positive fashion experience for your friends.

Bridesmaids Dresses

Skin tones

When thinking about the dresses of your bridesmaids you have to think about their skin tone and find a color that is suitable for all of them. Make sure that they don’t look pale in the dresses.


As it has been mentioned before, in the majority of the cases the bridesmaids have to pay for their dresses and this is why you shouldn’t choose something too expensive. The cost of the dress should be around $200, but you could do it for less as well and your friends would be happier.

Let the bridesmaids choose

To make sure that they will be happy with their dress, you should let the bridesmaids choose their dresses. Naturally there might be some limitations. For instance they may have just any dress they want as long as it is baby blue.

The length of the dress

The length that the dresses should have is determined by how formal the wedding is. If you have a semiformal or formal dress, the dresses of the bridesmaids should be long, tea length or ballerina length. In case of the informal weddings the dresses of the bridesmaids can have the same length as the bride’s dress.

Body types

If you are looking for a dress for the bridesmaids you have to consider their body type. It is possible that one of them is skinny, while the other one is boyish and the third one is voluptuous. The best thing you could do is to go for a simple yet elegant design that is flattering for all body types.

Be careful with the colors

Although you might like sea foam green, it is possible that your friends hate it. Do you really want them to wear something that they hate? Consider the more neutral colors, such as black or nude that is just perfect for the more formal weddings. Avoid the colors that occur rarely in nature (and that are difficult to mix and match) and can be seen only on football uniforms.

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