Wedding Inspo | February 8, 2021
Here’s our Galentine’s Day proposition: get together with your bride tribe, crowdsource some chic wedding inspo, bookmark all your favorite palettes and silhouettes, and get to work on your perfect bridesmaid’s ensemble. To get you started, we’ve chosen 13 of our favorite bridesmaid dress ideas inspired by real weddings—from chic and boho to glam and deluxe, and all those subtle color and accessory variations in between.
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Pastel Bridesmaid Dresses for a Spring Wedding
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Pastels for spring? Yes, we promise it’s groundbreaking. Check out these chic and stylish variations on the cool watercolor spectrum—from sweet lilac to soft amethyst to robin’s egg blue. We love how this bride chose to accent with blush florals and dark emerald foliage, opting for unique hoop bouquets instead of a traditional nosegay or posy.
This bride tribe looks so chic and feminine in their mismatched blues and purples, especially against the gorgeous Spanish moss backdrop. It’s an undeniably perfect formula for spring weddings!
This bride is wearing our iconic Mallory Dawn by Maggie Sottero—a sleeved princess wedding dress that’s a little sweet, a little sexy, and a whole lot of bridal elegance. This bridal gown is perfect for cool-season coverage. Plus, it looks incredible with a variety of classic, stylish, romantic, bohemian, and black-tie wedding aesthetics.
Peach Bridesmaid Gowns for a Boho Wedding
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We love the soft peachy-pastel hue of these halter-neck bridesmaid dresses. It’s a fresh and unexpected choice for a boho wedding in spring or summer! We also love how this bride chose a guy friend to be part of her bride tribe. We hope it might inspire you to mix up your own wedding party to include all your nearest and dearest—guys or gals.
This wedding dress is Antonia by Maggie Sottero, a chic and sophisticated sleeved bridal gown with romantic, bohemian details. This relaxed sheath silhouette is so flattering—featuring a sexy illusion bodice, fitted booty, and soft jersey lining. Try it on IRL to see what we mean!
Stylish Bridesmaid Dresses for a Sophisticated Vibe
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Black is often the color of choice for groomsmen and (in our opinion) far too underutilized by bride tribes. So if you’re going for a chic and moody wedding-party look, we say skip the blushes and pastels in favor of ink-toned dresses and jewel-like bouquets. These bridesmaid gowns look so elevated for this wedding in Mexico—a gorgeous choice for any classic, modern, and statement bridal aesthetic.
Love this flattering A-line wedding dress? It’s Meryl Lynette by Maggie Sottero, a whimsical lace style that looks divine on virtually every bridal style and body type. It’s an especially lovely choice for a destination wedding like this one. It’s lightweight and packable, yet has the perfect amount of shimmer and volume for a princess-inspired vibe.
Elegant Winter Bridesmaid Gowns
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If you’re getting married around the holidays, look first to your gorgeous palette of reds, greens, golds, jewel tones, and shimmer to choose from. For a glamorous and elegant winter wedding look, consider burgundy with faux fur wraps. This bride tribe looks so classy and sophisticated in their Old Hollywood-inspired ensembles.
This bride’s simple yet glamorous wedding dress is Evangelina by Maggie Sottero. This is one of our most flattering, versatile, and stylish wedding dresses from current collections. Head to an Authorized Retailer to try it on today!
Modest Bridesmaid Dresses for a Winter Wedding
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Looking for bridesmaid dress ideas with a bit more coverage? These berry-toned maxi dresses are perfectly tailored for a demure yet stylish aesthetic. This dark hue looks gorgeous for fall and winter weddings, while the soft flutter sleeves offer a touch of vintage whimsy.
Love this cap-sleeved wedding gown? This bride is wearing Tuscany Leigh by Maggie Sottero—a relaxed fit-and-flare bridal gown featuring luxe layers of lace, tulle, and shimmer. It’s a beautiful choice for modest brides and demure winter aesthetics!
Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses for a Beach Wedding
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We LOVE that the mismatched wedding-party trend has become a mainstay. It’s so chic and easy to style, and we can promise your bridesmaids will love all their personalization options. This bride dressed her maids in beautiful sage and white styles featuring different neckline variations—a lovely choice for a relaxed, beachy, or backyard wedding vibe.
Equally relaxed and feminine is boho wedding dress Charlene by Maggie Sottero. This ballerina-inspired A-line wedding gown features a beaded bodice and tulle skirt—so pretty, so flattering, and so easy to match to your bridal aesthetic.
Stylish Bridesmaid Dresses with Flower Crowns
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Mint blue is the dreamiest choice for a boho wedding aesthetic. It’s soft, nature-inspired, and the perfect complement to a vintage lace bridal gown. This bride accessorized her maids in green halo crowns and peachy florals—a romantic and versatile look for summer weddings and garden celebrations.
This bride’s wedding dress is Meryl by Maggie Sottero, a whimsical lace style featuring dotted tulle and a flattering V-neck bodice. This popular bridal gown has several other style variations, including Meryl Lynette, Meryl Lane, and Meryl Lane Lynette.
Beaded Gowns for a Vintage-Inspired Wedding
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These blush beaded bridesmaid dresses are so classy and sophisticated, they might count as wedding gowns in themselves! We love the deluxe beading and embellishment, and the silhouette is so easy to style for a vintage-inspired wedding aesthetic. 10/10!
This divine wedding dress is Ettia by Maggie Sottero, a Gatsby-inspired sheath featuring a silky satin slip and beaded overlay. If you’re shopping for a vintage wedding dress that still feels modern and sexy, there’s nothing like this iconic design!
Sophisticated All-White Bridesmaid Dresses
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Some of our most unique bridesmaid dresses this season are all-white and all-chic. Want proof? Get inspired with this striking lineup of ladies in an elegant shade of ivory. The key to pulling off this wedding-party style is to match colors but distinguish your silhouettes. In other words, make sure the shape and embellishment of your wedding dress stands out.
This bride gets an A+ in styling by pairing her formfitting fit-and-flare wedding dress Veda by Maggie Sottero with her maids’ more relaxed A-line gowns. The wedding party looks elegant and cohesive, but the bride’s look still takes center stage!
Bridesmaid Dress Ideas for a Themed Wedding
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Love the idea of a Disney wedding? Get inspired with this real bride’s Beauty and the Beast aesthetic featuring red roses and princess-inspired gowns. This gorgeous crimson hue is giving us major enchanted-fairytale vibes.
This wedding dress is Taylor by Maggie Sottero, a fresh upgrade to the shimmery ball gown mainstay. This style looks gorgeous done up with glitzy accessories, as well as styled down with soft florals and romantic jewelry. It’s everything a timeless princess bridal gown should be!
Bridesmaid Dress Ideas for a Rocker Wedding
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Looking to add a little edge to your wedding aesthetic? Dress your bride tribe in mismatched gowns and matching leather jackets. This bride looks like rockabilly perfection with her bold bridal look, sultry palette, and handtied bouquets. We’re smitten!
This cool-girl crepe wedding dress is Alaina by Maggie Sottero. We love this style for its relaxed silhouette, shimmery bodice, and statement illusion train. Try it on at an Authorized Retailer near you; you’ll never want to take it off!
Winter Wedding Bridesmaid Dresses
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Another gorgeous winter bridesmaid dress idea is an emerald maxi style. In deep jewel tones, these bridesmaid’s dresses are perfect for snowy backdrops and cozy reception vibes. We love the faux fur wraps for a classy yet functional embellishment.
The unique lace pattern on Winifred by Sottero and Midgley is a gorgeous choice for winter weddings. The illusion motifs remind us of snowflakes!
Sparkly Bridesmaid Gowns for a Glamorous Wedding
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Finally, if you’re loving all these wintery wedding bridesmaid ideas, check out this bride tribe’s unique color palette and luxe accessories for a cozy holiday celebration. The deep burgundy makes for gorgeous contrast against the forest vistas, and the ribbons add a beautiful flourish to the snow-inspired bouquets. This glam and shimmery scene is impeccable!
Shopping for a wedding gown to channel this sexy and sophisticated vibe? This bride’s off-the-shoulder wedding dress is Sabra by Maggie Sottero, a romantic and ultra-feminine lace style with a stunning bodice treatment. We love how this bride chose bridesmaid styles to complement her gown’s lace motifs and soft shimmer. All lined up together, these subtly mismatched styles look they were totally made for each other.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: a stylish uniform is the key to a happy bride tribe and gorgeous wedding aesthetic. This Galentine’s Day, gather your favorite bridesmaid dress ideas and get creative with your accessory and personalization options.
We promise your ladies (or guys!) will be thrilled to walk down any aisle and pose for every portrait with you. And hey, afterwards, send us your completed bridal gallery from your big day… we just might share it on our blog and social media!
Looking for more inspo on choosing and styling your bridal dress and wedding party? Here are our top 3 tips for choosing your maid of honor, wedding shoes inspired by our real brides, and gallery inspo for father-of-the-bride, mother-of-the-bride styles, and groom attire ideas. Happy planning!