The Best Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses to Make Your Ladies Stand Out

Who knew mixing and matching could look this chic?
by The Knot

It's easy to fall in love with the look of mismatched bridesmaid dresses, but pulling it off is a whole other story—especially when it comes to mixing colors. That's why we've rounded up some examples of real bridal parties rocking mismatched colors to give you some direction when you're shopping for bridesmaid dresses. When executed correctly, mismatched bridesmaid dress colors will make your bridesmaids totally stand out—and different styles allow each bridesmaid to find a hue, cut and fabric perfectly suited (and flattering) for them. Most importantly, when your bridesmaids like what they're wearing, it'll show. Find our favorite mismatched bridesmaid dress color combinations, below. 

Shades of Blue and a Coordinating Print Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

The maid of honor stood out in a floral print that tied all the other bridesmaid dress colors together. 

From the album: An At-Home Wedding in Ludington, Michigan

Crimson Red Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

Sticking to the same color family can be key, and this crimson shade looks equally chic rendered in each mismatched material.

From the album: A Modern Loft Wedding at The Foundry in Long Island City, New York

Pastel Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

Even though they're sporting different colors, the bridesmaids still look totally pulled together in mismatched dusty pastel shades and similarly cut gowns. 

From the album: A Modern Wedding With a Southwestern Style at Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs, California

Floral, Sparkly and Solid Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

If you're really trying to make a statement with your mismatched bridesmaid dresses, throw out the rule book with a mix of floral, sequin and solid-colored dresses that still coordinate nicely.

From the album: A Simple Yet Sophisticated Wedding at Windows on Washington in St. Louis, Missouri

Mismatched Colors and a Coordinating Print Bridesmaid Dresses 

If you're gunning for different, mismatched colors for each of your bridesmaid dresses, pull it all together with a printed maid of honor dress that incorporates every shade. 

From the album: A Rustic, Citrus-Inspired Garden Wedding at Rancho Valencia in Rancho Santa Fe, California

Shades of Purple Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

By sticking to the same (ish) area of the color wheel, this mismatched bridal party looks totally cohesive and chic in different dress lengths, cuts and fabrics. 

From the album: A Nautical, Rustic Destination Wedding at Olowalu Plantation House in Maui, Hawaii

Blush and Metallic Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

The mismatched metallic details lend an on-trend touch to these blush bridesmaid dresses.

From the album: A Bohemian Woodland Wedding at Tall Timber Barn in Canadensis, Pennsylvania

Warm, Fiery-Hued Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

Somehow, the warm, fiery colors of these mismatched bridesmaid dresses make the variety of styles work perfectly together. 

From the album: A Colorful Outdoor Wedding at Rockmill Brewery in Lancaster, Ohio

Mixed Gray and Silver Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

Mixed Gray and Silver Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses
photo by Paige Winn Photo

Think texture too. Details like lace and sequins added an extra unique element to the bridesmaid mismatched look.

From the album: A William Aiken House Wedding in Charleston, South Carolina

Glamorous Metallic Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

This Gatsby-inspired affair pulled off the flapper dresses and mismatched bridal party look by mixing metallic shades with overarching glam details like sequins, embellishments and fringe. 

From the album: A Gatsby-Inspired Art Deco Wedding at the Gardens of Bammel Lane in Houston, Texas

Hot Pink Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

Bridesmaid dresses in different styles are pulled together with the same hot pink hue. The maid of honor works a different shade to take this mismatched look to the next level. 

From the album: An Intimate Summer Wedding at Lucas Park Grille in St. Louis, Missouri

Neutral Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

You can't really go wrong with a mix of neutrals like taupe and champagne. They work with just about any color palette, and the interesting details on these mismatched bridesmaid dresses make it look totally dynamic. 

From the album: A Classic English Wedding at Fulham Palace in London, England


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