Buying Bridesmaid Dresses for the First time? Here are 3 Things to Keep in Mind

Are you getting hitched in the upcoming month and that too at your dream wedding destination, Duomo di Siena, one of the oldest and majestic churches of Italy? Yes? Well then, I’m quite sure that you must be super excited. But, don’t let your excitement and pre-wedding jitters ruin your shopping experience; after all, you would definitely want to look nothing less than a gorgeous princess on your D-day. But, just shopping for your bridal gown and accessories won’t be enough. You need to make sure that your bridesmaids also look equally good so that you guys can take numerous selfies and snaps together. Hence, while shopping for yourself, make sure you pick amazing attires for your girlies too.

Now, before you start shopping for your bridesmaids, let me ask you something. Do you know about the things you must keep in mind prior purchasing bridesmaid gowns or dresses? No? Well then, congratulations! You have landed on the right blog because here, I’m going to share with you a couple of things that you need to keep in mind while purchasing dresses for your “divalicious” girls. So just keep reading!

Keep the Destination in Mind

The first and foremost thing that you need to keep in mind while picking dresses for your bridesmaids is the destination. You are about to get hitched in a church which is obviously, a holy place. Hence, it would be wise of you to pick dresses that are simple yet sober, instead of the ones that are all “glitzy and glamorous”.

I really understand that glittery or shimmery long bridesmaid dresses are “in trend”. But, wearing dazzling dresses to a simple church wedding wouldn’t be a good idea. Instead, you can choose dresses that are tailored using other gorgeous yet sober material such as lace, tulle or chiffon.

Keep the Season in Mind

I know that backless and strapless dresses have created a rage in the fashion industry and most of the would-be brides are purchasing bridesmaid attires having these two features because they want their girl squad to look absolutely happening. But since it is winter, don’t you think that backless and strapless dresses would almost freeze your leading ladies? I’m sure you are murmuring a yes. So, be a sensible friend and don’t torture your lovely gang. Make sure you purchase dresses that’ll help them combat the cold easily.

  • Fashion Tip: Even if you are purchasing dresses that have any of these features (backless & strapless) or both, then please make sure you gift them a warm cape as well. Choose those elegant furry capes as they would surely make your bridesmaids look “regal-like”.

Keep the Body-Shapes & Complexions of Your Bridesmaids in Mind

Last but certainly not the least, you need to keep the body-shapes and complexions of all the ladies whom you have requested to be your bridesmaids in mind. The reason why I’m asking you to keep this in mind is so that you don’t disappoint any of them.

  • Tips for Picking Clone-like Dresses: If you are planning to purchase clone-like dresses for your squad, then make sure you pick a color that would suit all complexions such as emerald green, maroon, magenta or cobalt blue. Also, remember to choose the ones that would flatter every kind of body-shape, such as the fit-and-flare gowns/dresses.
  • Tips for Picking Mismatched Dresses: What? You want to follow the mismatched bridesmaid dresses trend? Well then, picking dresses for your gal pals won’t be difficult at all! Because you will get the freedom to choose dresses of different cuts and colors.

However, make sure the dresses you are choosing have any one (or two) thing in common such as the material, neckline, backline, sleeves, or the hemline.

So, was this blog helpful? If your answer is yes, then follow these above-mentioned things and shop for your beauties right away! For more blogs on short or long bridesmaid dresses, keep following me.

Author bio- Emilie Clark is a fashion designer-cum-blogger who has written several blogs on bridal gowns, short and long bridesmaid dresses, prom attires, etc. To get any latest fashion tips, read her blogs.

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