Bridesmaid Dresses

The bride has the final say, of course, but it's good to read up on the do's and don'ts of choosing the right bridesmaid dresses. Get started with these articles.


Even if you're never a bride yourself, you can absolutely count on being a bridesmaid. These days, that role can be expensive. We'll try to prepare you and your purse.

Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids consultants Krystle and Courtney know what it takes to make a bridesmaid look her best. Any girl who walks down the aisle deserves to feel beautiful -- and that includes bridesmaids! Here's what they want you to know about your bridesmaid dress.

Retailers who specialize in bridesmaid dresses can make almost anything sound exotic. Burnished garnet means dark red. Blushing hyacinth is just pale purple. And though it seems fun, South Beach citron might be your worst nightmare.

You chose these girls to be your bridesmaids because they're your best friends. Don't make them regret being in your wedding by asking them to wear a hideous or ridiculously expensive dress. We'll help you find the best gown for your best girls.

Your bridesmaids are the special people who'll be standing by you, both literally and figuratively. So, how do you ensure they won't upstage you or look laughable on the big day? We'll help you navigate the tricky waters of choosing bridesmaid dresses.

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