10 Colors Your Bridesmaids Don't Want to Wear


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Anything Neon
Yeah, we don't know what to say about this color (or pose), either. Shocking.
Yeah, we don't know what to say about this color (or pose), either. Shocking.
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In a perfect world, all brides would refrain from outfitting their attendants in overly bright dresses, and we'd be able trade in used gowns for chocolate.

Sadly, both are pipe dreams for unfortunate bridesmaids, many of whom are stuck purchasing hot pink or lime green dresses that the guests will be able to spot in the dark. Before you make them plunk down a week's salary on one of these unfortunate getups, take a moment to consider how closely your wedding photos will resemble costume changes from a Cindy Lauper tour. Instead, opt for something more understated (read: less glaringly ugly).