13 Bridal Party First Looks Guaranteed to Make You Smile

Don't forget about the other first look moment you have to have with your wedding party.
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Maggie Seaver
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Maggie Seaver
Wedding Planning Expert
  • Maggie Seaver is an Associate Digital Editor at RealSimple.com.
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  • Maggie was an editor at The Knot from 2015 to 2019.

After months of planning and hours of getting ready the morning of your wedding, you'll be so psyched to finally put your wedding dress on and show your bridal party how incredible you look. Although there's nothing quite like your first look with your partner, the first time your best friends, siblings and parents see you all dressed up is an irreplaceable moment (make sure you put this one on your must-have shot list!). Here are 13 of our favorite photos of bridesmaids absolutely losing it over seeing the bride for the first time.

Ladies on the Lawn

Bridal party seeing the bride for the first time
Be Light Photography

The Top-of-the-Stairs Reveal

Bridal party seeing the bride for the first time
Jeff Wojtaszek Photography

Bridal Party and Father of the Bride First Look

Bridal party seeing the bride for the first time
Evie & Jr. Photography

Leaving Them Speechless

L. Frisch Photography

All Smiles

Black bridesmaid dresses
Person Killian Photography

The First Look Cheer

Teal bridesmaid dresses
ROBIN SHOTOLA PHOTOGRAPHY

Adoring Onlookers

Aaron Delesie Photography

A Sweet Moment on the Deck

Heather Chipps

Making Their Jaws Drop

Jonathan Young Weddings

The "I Can't Believe This Is Happening" Face

Harwell Photography

Watching the Finishing Touches

bridesmaids watching
Town & Country Studios

The Center of Attention

bridesmaids first looks
Marie Labbancz Photography

Pure Joy

bridesmaids first looks
Emily Steffen
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