Are you all agog for the upcoming wedding of your best friend? You must be wondering where to shop for trendy bridesmaid dresses.
Go for the Classics
Although you are not the bride but the bridesmaid, wedding are special for you. Like the bride, you want to look your best and have one of those classy bridesmaid dresses that you can wear again for special occasions. Shop for your bridesmaid dress in a bridal shop where scores of dresses on the rack are available for inspection and you can try these on before making your final selection.
If you have no time, shop online and visit different online bridal shops to see what they’ve got. Generally bridal shops and big stores carry different designer labels for bridal dresses and bridesmaid dresses. If you have a favorite designer, ask the sales clerk for the latest collection and perhaps you can haggle for a discounted designer label. Don’t worry if the dresses are the remains of the last season’s collection, what matters most is you look good in it and the cut is a classic one.
Classic designs never go out of style. Accessorize your bridesmaid dress and you are the belle of the bridesmaids, even if the dress is a remnant of last year’s designer collection. Other places such as the little dress shop in the corner can yield affordable yet stylish dresses for all occasions – proms and weddings, and formal balls.
Go for Style
If you want to have something different, go for the latest style. Check out the After Six, Dessy Collection, Lela Rose, and Alfred Sung bridesmaid collections. These bridesmaids dresses have been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, Inside Weddings, Instyle Weddings, the top wedding fashion magazines to date. The bridesmaid dresses come in all imaginable colors and shades, designs, lengths, and different fabrics from chiffon, matte jersey, to organdy.
Go for Bold
The bride may require you to follow the wedding color and theme. This shouldn’t be a problem if you want to make a bold statement. If the bride says red, get the reddest red available or if she says you can style your hair anyway you like as long as it is in keeping with the wedding theme, copy the dressy hairstyles of celebrities and walk the aisle with stunning Louboutin shoes. Heads will turn in your direction too.
Going for bold however does mean showing more skin. It’s a wedding dear, not a strip show. Going bold just means going a new fashion route for you. If friends haven’t seen you in an off-the-shoulder dress, it’s about time you show them you have what it takes to be a classy romantic bridesmaid.
Go for Sweet
Whatever style you choose, whether it’s a classic, bold or demure number, make sure that your bridesmaid gown is the same length as the bride’s dress. If you don’t want to make a bold fashion splash, go for the demurely sweet bridesmaid dresses. A lace dress with high collar recreates the old Victorian look. Top this dress with a simple hairdo and simple accessories. The less adornment, the better you can a sweet demure look. Take your pick now months before the wedding and enjoy the admiring looks from family and friends.