Although I didn’t have bridesmaids, I have had the honour of being one at numerous weddings, so I know what a headache choosing their looks can be. Out of a whole wedding, nothing dates a photo quicker than a bridesmaid dress, it’s also the tell-tale sign of a stylish bride. So how do you avoid dressing up your favourite women in something resembling a doily, yet simultaneously not being so ‘modern’ that in 10 years time you cringe every time you look at the photos? Read on…
Laura put her bridesmaids in different pastel coloured maxi dresses inspired by Lauren Santo Domingo’s wedding. Four years on it still looks beautiful, fresh and modern. It’s also a great way for everyone to wear a colour that flatters them, rather than your colour scheme.
If we were to get married again I think Laura and I would both fight over who would get to do this option. It’s such a chic alternative to a dress and it’s a great way to do something a little unexpected with your wedding party styling. Go all out with double embellishment like Jenny Packham, simple and sleek a la Barbara Casolo or do an Ungaro and mix ‘n match.