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Last Updated on February 7, 2020 by Ellen Christian
Have you been giving any thought about how to choose a bridesmaid dress for your spring wedding? Choosing a bridesmaid dress isn’t as easy as you might think. It’s really about much more than the color theme of your wedding. I’ve been in weddings in the past where the bridesmaid dresses were just awful so I decided to share these tips with you while you’re planning your wedding.
How to Choose a Bridesmaid Dress for Spring
So, just what should you keep in mind when selecting your bridesmaid dress? Of course, it’s important that the dresses match the theme of your wedding. But, there are a lot of other things that you should keep in mind as well.
Where will your wedding be held? Your dress will be far different for a beach wedding than a large church wedding. An outdoor wedding in a field will require a different type of dress than a formal evening wedding.
Of course, this is one of the most important things to think about. What are your wedding colors? You will want your bridesmaid dresses to be in the same accent colors as your wedding flowers, decorations, and accents.
Again, this will tie in with your wedding theme. Are you having a casual afternoon wedding with a bohemian feel? Or, are you having an elegant evening church wedding? You will want to choose a bridesmaid dress that is appropriate for the type of wedding.
Long or Short
Are you picturing a long evening gown, floor-length gypsy skirt, or a short, sexy bridesmaid dress? Of course, you should keep in mind the body types of your bridesmaids. Not everyone will feel comfortable in every style of dress. Make compromises when possible.
No one likes to think about money when planning their wedding, but you will need to consider what you can afford for each bridesmaid dress. Are you planning on something affordable in the $100 range? Or, do you have a budget that will let you spend more?
Don’t forget to create your wedding registry.
Ellen is a busy mom of a 22-year-old son and 27-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She believes you can feel beautiful at any age and any size. She shares healthy, realistic beauty and fashion information geared toward women over the age of 40. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.