20 Radiant Jewel-Tone Bridesmaid Dresses Inspired by Gemstones

Get ready to swoon over these sultry shades.
collage of three mismatched jewel-tone bridesmaid dresses
Monica Mercuri - The Knot Assistant Fashion Commerce Editor
Monica Mercuri
Monica Mercuri - The Knot Assistant Fashion Commerce Editor
Monica Mercuri
Assistant Fashion Commerce Editor
  • Monica writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, specializing in fashion commerce content
  • Before joining The Knot Worldwide, Monica was an assistant style and market editor at House Beautiful
  • Monica holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs
Updated Sep 11, 2023
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The most luxurious bridesmaid color palette to ever exist? Enter: jewel tones. Inspired by the color of gemstones (think: emerald, sapphire, citrine and amethyst), jewel tones are known for being highly saturated, vibrant and the utmost romantic. You can dress your besties in one eye-catching hue or, because jewel tones complement each other so well, you can mix and match shades for a mismatched wedding party ensemble. Trust us: You'll be so impressed with the number of color combinations you can achieve by just using sultry jewel tones.

To help jumpstart your inspiration, we've handpicked a gorgeous selection of jewel-toned bridesmaid dresses from trendy and size-inclusive bridesmaid retailers, including Birdy Grey, Revelry, BHLDN, JessaKae and more. Then, for even more inspiration, we've compiled our favorite real wedding photos of jewel-tone wedding party dresses. Let's get started.

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Jewel-Tone Bridesmaid Dresses You Can Shop Now

From elegant emerald gowns to whimsical amethyst numbers, check out these seriously cute styles for your leading ladies. We've pulled options for every wedding vibe and style, so make sure to save (and snag) your favorites.

1. JessaKae Eloise Dress in Amethyst

JessaKae amethyst jewel-tone bridesmaid dress with puffed sleeves

Your besties will fall in love with this jewel-tone bridesmaid dress in the dreamiest Amethyst hue. Just look at all those trendy features, from the short puffed sleeves and square neckline to the midi skirt with a side slit. The soft velvet fabric makes it a foolproof choice for fall and winter functions.

2. Lulus Debut Diva Velvet Maxi Dress in Royal Blue

Lulus sapphire jewel-tone velvet bridesmaid dress with V-neckline and skirt slit

This sapphire-inspired maxi dress is another one of our favorite jewel-tone velvet bridesmaid dresses. The versatile design features slim shoulder straps, a V-neckline and a darted bodice. The flirty side slit ties this stylish wedding party look altogether.

3. Revelry Rosalie Tulle Convertible Dress in Emerald

Revelry emerald green convertible jewel-tone bridesmaid dress

Emerald green is one of the most popular jewel tones for bridesmaid dresses—and we can certainly see why. Just take this convertible bridesmaid dress, which can create more than 10 different looks using the removable shoulder straps and three long sashes. It's the perfect way to achieve a jewel-tone mismatched bridal party look for your wedding.

4. The Dessy Group Square Neck Full Skirt Satin Midi Dress with Pockets in Jade

Dessy Group jewel-tone satin bridesmaid dress in jade with square neck and midi skirt

This jewel-tone satin bridesmaid dress is an enchanting pick for your best gals, thanks to the square neckline, full circle skirt and captivating Jade shade. Another plus? It has functional pockets (your friends will thank you later.)

5. Birdy Grey Kira Dress Curve in Cabernet

Birdy Grey plus-size jewel-tone red bridesmaid dress with one-shoulder neckline

If you love the color of rubies, the rich red hue of this size-inclusive bridesmaid dress is the next best thing. Available in sizes XS to 3X, it features a one-shoulder neckline and a long floor-sweeping maxi skirt. Complete the outfit with statement earrings and a pair of sparkly metallic heels.

6. Revelry Dylan Satin Dress in Dusty Plum

Revelry satin amethyst jewel-tone bridesmaid gown

Crafted from semi-shine charmeuse satin, this rich purple jewel-tone bridesmaid dress from Revelry is equal parts fashionable and comfortable. We're also digging the flirty plunge neckline and the cute criss-cross straps on the back. Choose from three customizable length options: Regular, Petite and Tall.

7. Baltic Born Esmerelda Velvet Wrap Maxi Dress in Jade

Baltic Born long-sleeve velvet emerald jewel-tone bridesmaid dress

What can we say? Jewel-tone velvet bridesmaid dresses are just so romantic, especially for winter weddings. This long-sleeve gown boasts a flowy wrap-style silhouette, making it also a practical maternity wedding party dress. Another bonus? It comes in a slew of sultry jewel tones, as well as sizes XS to 3XL.

8. Cult Gaia Azaelia Gown

This gorgeous shade of yellow gold reminds us of citrine, the gemstone associated with positivity and optimism. The cheery design of this jewel-tone silk bridesmaid dress features a cowl neckline, a unique oblong brass ring should details, and a low, open back. It's a modest-yet-trendy style that'll earn tons of compliments.

9. Jenny Yoo Sullivan Dress in Emerald

 Jenny Yoo emerald green jewel-tone bridal party gown with cowl neckline

In a breathtaking Emerald hue, your BFFs will fall head over heels for this Jenny Yoo bridal party gown. The draped halter cowl neckline is effortlessly chic, while the racerback and keyhole back add a modern touch to the elegant silhouette.

10. Anthropologie The Odetta Ruffled V-Neck Dress

The Odetta Ruffled V-Neck Dress

Available in standard, petite and plus sizes, this jewel-tone bridesmaid dress is a fabulous choice for casual weddings. This bestselling style is so popular, it has more than 40 four-star reviews. Standout features include the long puffed sleeves, ruffled neckline and intricate pattern.

11. Azazie Baby in Butterscotch

Azazie citrine-inspired jewel-tone bridesmaid dress with short puffed sleeves and tiered skirt

Inspired by bright citrine, this yellow bridesmaid dress gives major cottagecore vibes, thanks to the semi-sheer short puffed sleeves, sweetheart neckline and tiered skirt. And because of the tea-length silhouette, they can show off a sparkly pair of stilettos to go with their outfit.

12. The Dessy Group Spaghetti Strap Tie Halter Backless Trumpet Gown in Ruby

Dessy Group ruby red jewel-tone bridesmaid dress with halter neckline

If you love the look of mismatched jewel-tone bridesmaid dresses, mix this Ruby gown with the brand's other gem-inspired shades, including Sapphire or Topaz. This crepe maxi dress has both modern and timeless features, from the contemporary sweetheart neckline to the refined maxi skirt.

13. JessaKae Pixie Dress in Emerald

JessaKae whimsical Emerald jewel-tone wedding party dress

Your crew will swoon once they lay eyes on this whimsical Emerald jewel-tone wedding party dress. The short puffed-sleeve and tiered silhouette is a lovely option for weddings all year round, especially in the springtime against the backdrop of colorful blooms.

14. DB Studio Mesh Long Bridesmaid Dress with Crisscross Back in Gem

David's Bridal simple gem-colored bridesmaid dress with V-neckline and long skirt

This gorgeous jewel-tone dress for bridesmaids is in the color "Gem"—a captivating dark green-blue shade that'll surely impress. We're equally obsessed with the classic silhouette, which features a V-neckline, a fitted bodice and criss-cross back straps. This style even comes in a few other jewel tones, including Sapphire and Emerald.

15. ASOS DESIGN embellished crochet cut out satin midi dress in purple

This satin and crochet embellished bridesmaid dress is the epitome of elegance. Standout features include the refined strappy design, plunge neck and the trendy midi-length skirt. But we also have to draw attention to the magnificent Amethyst hue, which is one of our go-to jewel tones.

16. Revelry Blair Chiffon Dress in Marsala

JessaKae ruby jewel-tone bridesmaid dress with long pleated skirt

Dreaming of ruby jewel-tone bridesmaid dresses? Here's the next best thing in a similar deep red hue. Available in sizes 0 to 32, it starts with chunky shoulder straps and a V-neckline, then transitions into a pleated bodice with a breezy maxi skirt. Trust us: Your 'maids will have a blast in this sleeveless number.

17. DB Studio Long-Sleeve Velvet Bridesmaid Dress in Sapphire

David's Bridal long-sleeve velvet sapphire jewel-tone bridesmaid dress

For a bold color option, look no further than this long-sleeve velvet jewel-tone bridesmaid dress. From the bright Sapphire hue to the comfortable wrap silhouette, your besties will be thanking you for choosing such a pretty fit. It's also a great winter bridesmaid dress option because of the ultra-soft long sleeves.

18. ASOS Design

Citrine is a wonderful shade for spring and summer functions. Just take this sequin citrine-inspired flowy bridesmaid dress from ASOS. We're feeling the rich yellow hue paired with the low neckline, balloon sleeves and shoulder cut detailing. Plus, they'll totally wear this style again to other events.

19. The Dessy Group Bowed Tie-Shoulder Chiffon Dress with Tiered Ruffle Skirt in Sapphire

Dessy Group sapphire jewel-tone bridesmaid gown with tie straps and ruffled skirt

It won't be hard to convince you to buy this jewel-tone bridesmaid dress, thanks to the adorable tie shoulder straps, the chic empire waist and the ethereal tiered ruffled skirt. The dark Sapphire color is versatile for all seasons, plus you can mix this silhouette with the brand's other Sapphire styles.

20. Kennedy Blue Bailey Bridesmaid Dress in Emerald

Kennedy Blue emerald green jewel-tone bridesmaid dresses

We're rounding out our top jewel-tone bridesmaid dresses with a total showstopper. It has a sophisticated halter neckline with a flirty keyhole detail, a flowy A-line skirt and functional pockets (yes, please!). So basically, it's everything you've ever wanted in a bridesmaid dress—plus more.

Inspiration for Jewel-Tone Bridesmaid Dresses

Want even more jewel-tone bridesmaid dress inspiration? These real wedding photos prove just how beautiful jewel tones can look in your wedding party ensemble.

Sapphire, Ruby and Citrine Bridesmaid Dresses

Emerald Green Bridesmaid Dresses

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real wedding photo of mismatched ruby, rose quartz and emerald jewel-tone wedding party dresses
Light and Fade Photography

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