Kate Middleton's Bridesmaid Dresses

According to tradition the chief bridesmaid wears the same dress as all the other bridesmaids, regardless of age. What does this mean for Kate's crew? Her sister Pippa, hief bridesmaid, might be wearing the same dress as William's three-year-old goddaughter, Grace van Cutsem. Lucky for Kate, there are lots of bridesmaid styles that will work.
by Heather Levine
  1. Jenny Yoo Collection

    photo by Clark + Walker Studio

    Kate might take a cue from the season and highlight a springtime shade. This grass green Jenny Yoo Collection design has straps -- a plus for junior maids.

  2. Amsale

    photo by Courtesy of Amsale

    We can certainly see Kate's bridesmaids in this long neutral number by Amsale for a modern take on Diana's all-white bridal party.

  3. Jim Hjelm Occasions

    photo by Clark + Walker Studio

    At royal weddings it's full-skirted frocks that reign supreme (sorry, we couldn't resist), and this Jim Hjelm creation has the perfect amount of volume. Pockets and a strapless neckline keep it looking fresh.

  4. Lazaro

    photo by Clark + Walker Studio

    We're guessing the royal bridal party will have to wear floor-length gowns, but if short styles are an option, there's no doubt this sophisticated Lazaro number will make the cut. It's stylish enough to satisfy the fashion press, and with cap sleeves and a pencil skirt, it's not too cutting-edge for the queen.

  5. Watters Bridesmaids

    photo by Trey Hill
    This chocolate-colored gown by Watters Bridesmaids, complete with an asymmetrical peplum skirt, offers another stylish twist on a full silhouette.
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