3 Hot Bridesmaid Dress Trends

Your bridesmaids will flip for these stylish and budget-friendly styles.
by Heather Levine
  1. Bridesmaid Dress Trend 1: Bows

    photo by JENNIFER DAVIS
    It's no wonder these dainty details popped up all over the runways. From neat ribbon sashes to bold appliques, bows can transform a simple dress into something wedding-worthy.

    Strapless, light pink, satin dress, $270, MelissaSweet.com
  2. Bridesmaid Dress Trend 1: Bows

    Chiffon A-line bridesmaid dress by Vera Wang, $220, (212) 628-9898
  3. Bridesmaid Dress Trend 1: Bows

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  4. Bridesmaid Dress Trend 2: Bateau Necklines

    photo by JENNIFER DAVIS
    Even in bright hues, a higher neckline lends itself to a sophisticated affair.

    Yellow, dupioni silk sheath dress, $295, Monique Lhuillier.com
  5. Bridesmaid Dress Trend 2: Bateau Necklines

    photo by JENNIFER DAVIS
    Cotton sateen dress, $200, VineyardCollection.com
  6. Bridesmaid Dress Trend 2: Bateau Necklines

    photo by ERIK EKROTH
    A-line dress by Aria Dress by Tak Hau, $195, AriaDress.com
  7. Bridesmaid Dress Trend 3: Two-Tone

    photo by ERIK EKROTH
    Color-blocking adds more dimension so your bridesmaids' dresses will look more interesting in photos. Bonus: Dark skirts are ultra-slimming.

    Dress by Jim Hjelm Occasions, $230, JLMCouture.com
  8. Bridesmaid Dress Trend 3: Two-Tone

    photo by NICK GERBER
    Duchesse satin dress by Wtoo Maids, $198, Watters.com
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