Trend Report! The Hottest Bridesmaid Dresses For 2014

by Jennie Ma

This season's styles for maids are anything but “bridesmaid-y." Designers showcased options that anyone would want to wear, and not just for a wedding. From a dark and light color spectrum to dainty lace and short styles, there are so many stylish choices for your wedding party. Check out the latest trends below your bridesmaids are bound to love!

Dark Hues

The Hottest Bridesmaid Dresses For 2014
photo by Photos by MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding

Photos by MCV Photo, Kurt Wilberding

Black makes a sultry statement this season, done in lace, short styles, and long gowns from Occasions, Lazaro Noir, and Lauren Gabrielson. The best part about this hue: Your maids really can wear it again.

Lots of Lace

The Hottest Bridesmaid Dresses For 2014
photo by Lazaro Noir, Lauren Gabrielson, Occasions

Photos by Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo

Several designers are giving lace a place of honor including styles from Lazaro Noir, Lauren Gabrielson, and Occasions. Whether in muted tones or full color, used all over or as an accent, the fabrication is a feminine and dainty choice.

New Neutrals

The Hottest Bridesmaid Dresses For 2014
photo by Photos by Kurt Wilberding

Photos by Kurt Wilberding

Shades of taupe soften things up this season. The hue is seen in saturated varieties, flesh-toned versions, and even lace in styles from Jasmine, Watters, and Alvina Valenta. This earthy color might just be the hottest new hue for Spring, plus, it's flattering on many different complexions.

Short & Flirty

The Hottest Bridesmaid Dresses For 2014
photo by Lazaro Noir, Alfred Angelo, Alvina Valenta

Photos by Kurt Wilberding, MCV Photo

Gowns certainly have their time and place, but shorter styles with full skirts bring on the party. These sweet versions from Lazaro Noir, Alfred Angelo, and Alvina Valenta can go formal or casual, evening or daytime.

Peplums Aplenty

The Hottest Bridesmaid Dresses For 2014
photo by Lazaro Noir, Jasmine, Watters

Photos by Kurt Wilberding

This trendy silhouette has been all the rage for some time, and it looks like it's not going anywhere. The nice thing about this look is it's very wearable. Some of our favorites include these from Lazaro Noir, Jasmine, and Watters.

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