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12 absolutely incredible bridesmaid dresses to obsess over

It's your day, but that doesn't mean you should force your bridesmaids into a frilly (read: ugly), one-time-use outfit.

When we think of weddings, we automatically think of brides and what kind of dresses they are wearing. But bridesmaids also play an important role in weddings. Bridesmaids are typically some of the closest people to the bride, whether they are her friends or sisters. Every wedding is unique and bridesmaid themes can vary from culture to culture.

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Bridesmaids attend to the needs of the bride on her big day and their dresses match the wedding day theme. There are so many different styles and colors of bridesmaid dresses and so we have narrowed it down to some of our favorite looks:

1. Fuchsia one shoulder mermaid dress

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This color looks beautiful on any skin tone and is great for outdoor summer weddings. The ruffles on one shoulder give a sophisticated look and the fuchsia dresses complement the bride’s bouquet perfectly. Add a silver necklace or watch and this is a jaw dropping look!

2. Rose and grey elegant mermaid dresses

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This theme shows that bridesmaid don’t all have to wear the same color to look dazzling. The rose and grey color combination is both classy and modern. This style is very hijabi friendly and the lace on the end of the dresses adds a perfect detailed touch.

3. This shimmery rose gold look

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Rose gold doesn’t just look good in watches–it can also look stunning on bridesmaids! The shimmering dresses looks elegant and comes out nicely for pictures. This look shows that you shouldn’t be afraid to experiment with sparkles or metallics!

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4. Pleated purple

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Bridesmaids don’t have to be dressed identically to look beautiful. The contrast between the light and dark purple is eye catching and looks flattering. The pleated look is nice and simple and shows that you can mix and match with strapless dresses.

5. Blush mermaid dresses

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This blush/nude color is perfect for summer weddings. The silver details on the top of the dress goes so well with the light colored dress. This look can also go well for hijabis if they add nude sleeves and a silver hijab.

6. These beautiful lilac dresses

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This light pastel shade looks great anytime of year and complements the bride’s white dress well. These dress styles are modest and very hijabi friendly! Both lilac and mauve colored hijabs work perfectly.

7. Royal blue pleated dresses

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If you’re looking for a simple bridesmaid look, definitely consider this pleated dress. Royal blue is great to wear during any season and especially great for outdoor weddings whether you’re by the water or not. Adding a silver necklace will top this classy look off!

8. Classy aqua long dresses

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Aqua is perfect for any summer wedding, especially one that is by the beach! The v-neck look is perfect if you want to show more skin. The red bouquets contrast the light colored dresses beautifully!

9. Peach pleated dresses

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Peach colored dresses are perfect for spring and summer weddings. This color is wonderful on all skin tones and the pleated, strapless style is a great look. This pastel theme is flattering and can be accessorized with gold bracelets or necklaces.

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10. These long black dresses

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If you’re having a winter wedding, you may want to consider having your bridesmaids wear black. Black is bold, fashionable and chic. These long dresses are so elegant and give off of a very sophisticated look.

11. Royal blue mermaid style

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You can never go wrong with a royal blue themed wedding and these mermaid dresses are simple and super classy! The white bouquets complement the dresses so nicely. This look can also be hijabi friendly isf you add royal blue sleeves and a silver hijab.

12. Long teal dresses

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Teal and silver look beautiful together. This look is perfect for a spring or summer wedding by the water. Add some silver accessories and this is one glamorous look!

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Ayah Galal

Ayah Galal

Editorial Fellow Ayah Galal is double majoring in journalism and political science at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. She loves coffee, books and traveling. Ayah is passionate about combating Islamophobia through the media.

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