2012-05-02 06:00:00 by SMARTBRIDE
5 Tips for Choosing Your Bridesmaids Dresses
Every bride wants their BFF's to look and feel great as bridesmaids, but sometimes, with varying shapes and sizes and skin tones, it's hard.
We asked our friends at Anna Elyse Bridesmaids for their top tips when it comes to choosing a bridesmaid dress.
- Go for the "A!"
A-line cuts look fabulous on any figure. If you are concerned about your hip area, pleated or shirred skirts may not be the way to go. For a great style that looks good on everyone, consider Anna Elyse's Audrey style skirt.
- Different figures in the bridal party?
Consider letting each bridesmaid pick her own style of dress. It's difficult to find a dress style that works on every figure, yet 64% of brides have their maids in identical dresses. Anna Elyse Bridesmaids are big fans of the mix-and-match concept. With this, each bridesmaid will feel comfortable at the wedding. The photos will be fabulous AND your friends will love you.
- Got the Short End of the Stick?
If any of your maids are 5'2" and under, think about getting a skirt that hits right at the knee or just above. Dresses that hit mid-calf may cut off your maids and make them look shorter - and nobody wants that! Take a look at Anna Elyse's "Mini length" option.
- The Wear it Again Question.
If they can wear it again, it's worth a few extra bucks. Consider spending a teeny bit more on a couture-quality bridesmaid dress that your bridesmaids will want to wear again.
- The Color Question.
Fond of pink? Crazy about orange? With varying skin tones, not everyone looks good in every color. Consider doing a color palette for your bridal party in various shades of your must-have color.
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