Bridesmaids Dresses in 2022: The hot looks we’re loving
Unbridely believes that couples should have the freedom to choose if they even want to have a wedding party in the first place; as in attendants; bridesmaids, groomsmen, maid of honour, etc. before people start dictating what they should wear or look like.
However, if having a squad of your closest friends or family members by your side on your wedding day brings warm, squishy, happy feelings for you, we want to help make sure they look and feel the part.
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Satin & Charmeuse Bridesmaids Dresses
SOFT, SILKY, AND BEAUTIFULLY DRAPED, SATIN, SATEEN AND CHARMEUSE BRIDESMAID’S DRESSES IMPART A FRESH AND GLAMOROUS LOOK AND FEEL NO MATTER THE SEASON.
THEY’RE A POPULAR CHOICE FOR YOUNG BRIDESMAIDS, AS THE DIFFUSED SHEEN IS EASY TO STYLE CREATIVELY, MINUS THE HEFTY PRICE TAG.
FOR DESTINATION WEDDINGS, SATIN-LIKE BRIDESMAID DRESSES ARE EASY TO PACK INTO LUGGAGE, ANY TRAVEL CREASES CAN BE IRONED OR STEAMED UPON ARRIVAL.
Midi length dresses like these are perfect for semi-formal Summer wedding celebrations and outdoor receptions.
The simple cowl-neck frames the face, while the low-back design is easy to convert depending on which style you prefer. You can cross the spaghetti straps at the back for better support or opt to tie it halter-style and flaunt your curves.
Featuring lux charmeuse fabric, this midi dress’ secret is in its flattering bias cut skirt.
With floral bridesmaid dresses, it’s fun to play with different patterns and colours to give your bridesmaids a fresh vibe. This full-length strapless (with optional spaghetti straps) sateen twill dress features a sweetheart neckline and self-belt.
The perennially stylish high-low hemline gives this floral dress an elegant feel without needing to pile on the accessories and a full pleated skirt conceals every bridemaid’’s best friend; pockets!
Champagne bridesmaid dresses are having a full-on moment now and we’re absolutely down with it!
This tea-length cut gives this bridesmaid dress a stunning column silhouette accented with the long slit at the sides.
The classic colour and luxury texture of elegant satin charmeuse photograph beautifully with the bride’s gown.
Wear this with a French twist hairstyle, a pretty floral or pearl hairpin keeping it in place. Keep jewellery simple, with a gold bracelet or necklace.
We love the Australian brand, Shona Joy’s take on the slinky bridesmaids dress trend too, with the La Lune Bias Cowl Midi Dress.
Available in 6 earthy colours, with adjustable spaghetti straps, the luxurious sheen of the 100% viscose, silk-touch fabric is understated, modern and classy.
Keep the accessories to a minimum with fine jewellery and neutral strappy heels for an elegant look.
This asymmetrical drop waist bridesmaid dress goes well with any colour palette because it’s available in 21 colours!
Spaghetti straps and a bikini-inspired top add a playful twist to this full-length lux charmeuse dress.
The drop waist highlights its asymmetrical seaming and the slitted high-low skirt creates beautiful movement and energy to the youthful design.
Vibrant and classy, this floor-length A-line satin dress in the brilliant gold hue, Canary, is a flattering pick for spring and summer weddings.
The halter neckline highlights the upper torso as the flowing A-line silhouette and floor-length hemline gives the dress a luxurious feel.
Pair with strappy heels and a simple bouquet to create a modern summer wedding style.
Crafted from luxe satin fabric and designed with a one-shoulder neckline, the Felt So Happy dress features a fitted bodice with soft gathering.
This high-low tulip hem bridesmaids dress has beautiful pleats on the skirt highlighting an exposed leg and is fully lined too.
Available in sizes 4-20 in 6 different colours.
Sage, mint and olive bridesmaids dresses have been popular wedding colours lately.
This olive green floor-length satin bridesmaid dress has just the right degree of both glamour and drama for a formal wedding celebration.
The asymmetrical neckline coupled with a front slit makes the dress elegant and stylish without revealing too much skin.
Romantic Ruffles and Ruching
FOR THE MODERN ROMANTICS AND FASHIONISTA BRIDESMAIDS, FEMININE DETAILS LIKE RUFFLES AND RUCHING HAVE MADE A HUGE COMEBACK IN THE WEDDING SCENE AND IT SEEMS TO BE A LASTING ONE.
FLUTTER SLEEVES AND LAYERED FABRIC COMBINE TO MAKE A LOVELY STATEMENT, ESPECIALLY FOR SPRING GARDEN WEDDINGS AND FALL DINNER RECEPTIONS.
Bishop sleeves? Yes please!
Style your squad in this fashion-forward bishop sleeve ruffled mini dress in a romantic and complementary colour like desert rose.
It’s the perfect bridesmaids dress for spring and summer weddings as the flowy chiffon material is breathable to wear outdoors. It features a plunging V-neckline and a midriff cutout which makes this dress unique without drawing too much attention away from the newlyweds.
The trend of the cold shoulder has been taking the spotlight.
This ruffled bridesmaid dress is flattering for all bridesmaids and the lightweight chiffon material enhances the romantic ruffles in this beautiful yellow colour.
The design highlights the shoulders as it sinches in at the waist for a graceful silhouette.
Elegant and stylish, off-the-shoulder empire cut bridesmaid dresses are perfect for all shapes and sizes.
The design emphasises the shoulders and the chest, skimming over the curves from waist to ankles to create an elongated look.
Complete this style with a pendant necklace or statement hoop earrings.
Rich, jewel tones impart a bridesmaids dress with a sophisticated almost regal feel.
For this otherwise simple floor-length A-line dress, the ruched bodice gives added interest and texture while keeping the formality level high.
Pair this elegant dress with a round bouquet and strappy heels to complete the stylish, chic look for the big day.
Velvet Bridesmaid Dresses
LUXURIOUS VELVET BRIDESMAID DRESSES ARE THE PERFECT CHOICE FOR WINTER WEDDINGS.THE SOFT SHEEN OF THE FABRIC CREATES A BEAUTIFUL TEXTURE, PHOTOGRAPHS WELL AND INSTANTLY LIFTS THE DESIGNS TO ANOTHER LEVEL OF SOPHISTICATION.
It seems the off-the-shoulder bridesmaid dress trend is here to stay.
The low cut at the back paired with the side split makes this dress elegant and dramatic. Pair the dress with strappy heels and a gorgeous updo to maximise the dress’ stylish yet minimalist design.
The classic midi wrap dress in velvet looks stunning and the material elevates this simple design to the next level.
These spaghetti strap midi dresses are perfect for a classy, elegant dinner look while adding a couple of pieces of statement jewellery and a gorgeous classic updo.
One-shoulder velvet bridesmaid dresses can flatter bridesmaids that ladies that are a little heavier in the chest.
The cut highlights the curves of the waist and hips, while still being elegant and stylish.
This design dress is perfect for winter and fall weddings, as the bridesmaids can wear a shawl just in case the breeze becomes too cold for some.
Give the bridesmaids a chance to use their creativity by letting them decide how they would like to style their dress according to their personality. This floor-length velvet dress in burnt orange can be the perfect spring or fall number for the bridesmaids and they each can modify how they tie the knot at the back or style the lengthy straps. They can criss-cross the straps at the back or even on their waist to create different styles of the same matching dress.
White Bridesmaid Dresses
YES, YOU READ THAT RIGHT.
WHITE BRIDESMAID DRESSES HAVE BEEN BECOMING MORE POPULAR FOR ABOUT 3 OR 4 YEARS NOW AS MODERN COUPLES TAKE MINIMALISM TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL.
TRADITIONALLY, ONLY THE BRIDE COULD WEAR WHITE ON HER WEDDING DAY. A GUEST WEARING WHITE ON THE BIG DAY COULD BE INTERPRETED AS ATTEMPTING TO ‘STEAL THE SPOTLIGHT’.
BUT A SHIFT IN PRIORITIES AND CUSTOMS OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS ALSO MEANS THAT WHAT WAS ONCE COMPLETELY OFF-LIMITS IS NOW A STUNNING WAY TO CREATE A COHESIVE AND STYLISH LOOK FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY.
This sweet strapless Lace To Lace Dress occasion piece features a knee-length bodycon silhouette with a side split and a top layer of charming white lace over beige lining.
Practical as well as beautiful, this dress has rubber grip tape on the inside edge of the bodice and lining around the bust with an invisible zip with hook-and-eye closure in the back.
The basic floor-length A-line white bridesmaid dress can be made stylish by adding a flirty slit on one leg and a flattering solo strap on one shoulder. Daring, bold, and elegant, long white dresses for the bridesmaids greatly complements the bride’s white gown. Have the ladies load up with gold bangles and dangling earrings to complete the gorgeous look.
If the bride’s dress is leaning towards simple lines and minimalist accents, the bridesmaids can opt for knee-length bridesmaids dresses in white to have the bride stand out. Fun, flirty white A-line dresses like this can be the perfect choice for beach weddings and garden receptions. It allows the ladies to move freely during the wedding day while still leaving them stylish for all the merry-making after dinner.
Elegance and simplicity are featured through this white mermaid cut bridesmaid dress. For formal wedding receptions at any season all year long, you can never go wrong with a lovely floor-length chiffon bridesmaid dress in white.
The romantic mermaid silhouette of the dress paired with a V-neck halter, plus the dramatic ruffled layers at the back ties the romantic look together elegantly.
Pair the dress with minimal jewelry and a gorgeous floral bouquet and you are good to go!
We’d love to know the styles, cuts and favourites colours of bridesmaids dresses that you love most too. Let us know in the comments!