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What to Wear to a Wedding: Bridesmaid, Mother of the Bride, and Bridal Guest Outfits

What to Wear to a Wedding: Bridesmaid, Mother of the Bride, and Bridal Guest Outfits

‘Tis the season to walk down the aisle! With wedding trends changing by the season, we’ve curated some of the classic looks and pieces that can be worn by wedding guests, bridesmaids, and mothers of the bride. A flowy, floor-length gown is always the way to go for most of these types of occasions, so we’ve made sure to give you loads of options. When it comes to color, darker jewel tones are in, but pastels remain a classic look. Check out some of our recommendations for bridesmaid, mother of the bride, and bridal guest outfits here.

Dreamy Bridesmaids Dresses for a Perfect Look

1. Tadashi Shoji Embroidered Lace Gown in Latte/Pumi

Dazzle with this embroidered lace gown from Tadashi Shoji, which features a straight off the shoulder neck, cap sleeves, and allover lace embroidery that adds unique detail to a classic silhouette. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

2. Aidan Mattox One Shoulder Floral Metallic Gown in Silver

Designed for a dramatic floor-length look, this floral metallic gown from Aidan Mattox features an asymmetric neckline, right shoulder strap, a seamed waist, and side slit pockets! It is made from crinkled metallic fabric to add some extra shine and dazzle. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

3. Teri Jon by Rickie Freeman Metallic Jacquard Asymmetric Neck Column Gown in Navy

Simple yet elegant, this asymmetric neck column gown from Teri Jon by Ricki Freeman features cap sleeves, a seamed waist with front and back darts, a flared hem, and geometric jacquard design for a subtle detail. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

4. Eliza J Metallic Knit One Shoulder Gown in Champagne

With an angled one-shoulder neckline, this gown from Eliza J features a sleeveless style on one side and a draped cap sleeve on the other side. It also comes with a body-conscious fit throughout the bodice, waist and hips, and subtle shirring at one side through waist and hips. It’s capped off with a flared hem with inverted center back pleat for extra fullness. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

5. Adrianna Papell Beaded Gown in Silver Mist

This dainty beaded gown from Adrianna Papell features a youthful sweetheart neck, short sleeves, allover beading, and a gown silhouette that is a classic look. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

The Stunning Mother of the Bride

1. Adrianna Papell Beaded Blouson Gown in Shell

Add a touch of youthful elegance to your Mother of the Bride OOTD with this beaded blouson gown from Adrianna Pappell, which features a sweetheart neck, flutter sleeves, and beaded sheer mesh overlay made with a slightly stretchy fabric for comfortable elegance. It’s open at mid-back and designed for a floor-sweeping look. Made in India. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

2. Tadashi Shoji Illusion Off-The-Shoulder Lace Gown in Dark Pearl

This elegant piece from Tadashi Shoji is designed with a round neck paired with scalloped short sleeves and sheer yokes and shoulders for a beautiful illusion of an off-the-shoulder neckline. It is also designed with a column silhouette, scalloped hem, pooled back and an allover embroidered lace in a gorgeous color tone. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

3. Aidan Mattox Scallop Metallic Beaded Gown in Light Gold

Slip into this classic, comfortable Mother of the Bride look with this dress from Aidan Mattox, which features a deep V-neck, semi sheer puff sleeves with elasticized cuffs, a center front slit, and allover metallic beaded scallop embellishment that shimmers in the night. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

4. Adrianna Papell One Shoulder Beaded Dress in Dusty Blue

Turn heads as the Mother of the Bride with this piece from Adrianna Papell, featuring a unique one-shoulder neckline paired with a flutter sleeve with ruched shoulder, a draped gathered front, and allover beaded detailing. Made in India. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

5. Aidan Mattox Sweetheart Lace Embroidered Mermaid Gown in Celadon

Turn heads in this magnificent shade of celadon with this mermaid gown from Aidan Mattox, which features a V-neck, cap sleeves, and allover lace embroidery details. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

Bridal Guest Looks to Turn Heads

1. Mac Duggal Faux Wrap Gown in Buttercream

Exude the goddess of summer with this sleek and svelte wrap gorn from Mac Duggal, which features a V-neck, ruched details at the side, slit at front thigh, and faux wrap detail paired with allover sequin detail that’s designed for a floor-sweeping look. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

2. Adrianna Papell Off-the-Shoulder Chiffon Gown in Mint Multi

Turn heads with a fresh look that begins with this chiffon gown fro Adrianna Papell, which features an off-the-shoulder neckline, ruched and twisted detail, ruched waistband, and high slit at side front finished off with an allover floral-print crinkle chiffon and designed for a floor-length look. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

3. Eliza J Floral Print Halter Gown in Blush

Can’t get over Spring blooms? Then put on this gorgeous halter gown from Eliza J which features a high halter neck, keyhole at front and back, a pleated front bodice, a mermaid silhouette, a sewn-in waistband, and vertical ruffles with a side slit at the hem. It’s also designed for a floor-length look for a dramatic strut anywhere. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

4. BRONX AND BANCO Megan Lace Gown in Lavender

Bring out your inner fairy with this whimsical lace gown from Bronx and Banco which features a V-neck, allover lace, A-line silhouette that is fitted at the bust and waist but relaxed at the waist. It’s designed for a floor-length look for enchanting sweeping motions. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

5. Eliza J Scalloped-Edge Lace Gown in Sky

Add a touch of modest femininity to your wedding OOTD with this Eliza J lace gown that’s equipped with a V-neck, cap sleeves, scalloped edging with eyelash fringe, and fluted skirt that’s designed for a floor-length look. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.

For more great fashion ideas for weddings and such occasions, head over to the links from our archive below. Don’t forget to sign up for our weekly newsletter so you’re the first to know about great deals on your favorite fashion brands.

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