Top 5 Bridesmaid Dress Colors

When it comes to the wedding dress, brides have a significantly easier choice to make as far as color goes. Sure, a bride could opt for a blush pink or even an icy blue, but for the most part, brides stick with traditional shades of white. 

The bridesmaid dress colors, on the other hand, are a different story. Not only are there various design options (with some brides letting their bridesmaids mix and match), but there are a range of colors. 

One bride might want her bridal party in the same color, whereas another bride might want to create an ombre effect with the dresses. It's up to the individual, of course, but to help make things a bit easier, we've put together this guide on the top bridesmaid dress colors, the colors that stand the test of time, and the ones that look good on just about everyone.

Something Blue 

The varying shades of blue, from navy to cobalt to sky, seem to be most preferred by brides and bridal parties. Maybe it's because blue is such a versatile color and can be easily matched with other colors to create a cohesive look. There's no doubt that blue adds elegance, and having the bridesmaids dress in such a color is an easy way to add that something blue to your wedding day.

Royal Blue Tea Length Bridesmaid Dress

 

Pretty in Pink 

Pink shades, like blush and coral, are always a popular bridesmaid color choice. The soft hues add a feminine and romantic touch to any wedding and can be mixed and matched to create a unique look. 

Pink Strapless Lace Chiffon Bridesmaid Dress

 

Purple Reigns 

From plum to royal to lavender, shades of purple continue to be one of the top color choices for brides and bridesmaids. Purple has always represented royalty and mystique, so it's no wonder brides love dressing their bridesmaids in such a regal color.

Retro Purple Tea Length Bridesmaid Dress 

 

Gray is Great 

One might not think gray to be a great color to dress anyone in, but this shade (stone, slate, silver), is the perfect base for complimentary colors. Dress your bridesmaids in gray if you want to create a monochrome or modern look or if you just want to add a bit of urban elegance to your celebration.

Gray Cap Sleeve Lace Bridesmaid Dress

 

Neutral Necessity 

Choosing a neutral shade for your bridesmaid dresses is anything but boring. Whether it's sand, champagne, or nude, neutrals make for a great color palette companion. Pair them with just about any other color to give the look a pop.

Retro Champagne Knee Length Bridesmaid Dress

 

Like any of these dresses or have a custom bridesmaid dress idea of your own? ieie Bridal offers a variety of styles, colors, designs, and shapes to guarantee you and your bridal party celebrate in unique fashion. 

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Size Chart (inches)

 

Size 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 16W 18W 20W 22W 24W 26W 28W 30W
Bust 32 33 34 35 36 37 38.5 40 41.5 43.5 43 45 47 49 51 53 55 57
Waist 25 26 27 28 29 30 31.5 33 34.5 36.5 37 39 41 43.5 46 48.5 51 53.5
Hip 35.5 36.5 37.5 38.5 39.5 40.5 42 43.5 45 47 48 50 52 54.5 57 59.5 62 64.5
Hollow to Hem 59 59 59 60 60 60 60 61 61 61 61 61 62 62 62 62 62 62