Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids consultants Krystle and Courtney know there's more to being a bridesmaid than wearing the dress. But the dress will make a huge visual impact on wedding guests, so it's important to look your best while you're standing by your friend at the altar.

Because bridesmaid gowns are nothing like your standard LBD (little black dress) or go-to cocktail dress, all too often, Krystle and Courtney see bridesmaids' confidence shaken by size tags, unfamiliar fabrics and shocking colors. And even the most unflappable bridesmaid can have a wedding day meltdown when wrinkles and stains appear on her dress.

These consultants have plenty of advice to get bridesmaids all the way through shopping and fittings to the big day. Read on for the ultimate bridesmaid dress manual!