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29 Bridesmaid Dresses You Won't Want To Burn After The Reception

Bridesmaid dresses don't have to be horrible nightmares.

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1. A high neck midi dress with a crochet top everyone will think you're pretty ~crafty~ for finding.

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Get it from Asos for $106 (available in sizes 2–12 or plus sizes 14–24).

2. A classic maxi with a keyhole cut-out we could just as easily see you wearing on a boat trip or picnic.

Get it from Bhldn for $148 (available in sizes XS–XL and seven colors).
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Get it from Bhldn for $148 (available in sizes XS–XL and seven colors).

3. A multi-textured gown worth proposing to.

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Promising review: "So it definitely didn't match the photo, but I knew the expect that when I ordered since I read a lot of reviews and it was pretty close. I still really liked the dress and ordered it for a last minute bridal shoot. It fit the model exactly and didn't need dress clamps or anything. I like that you don't need a bra with it and loved the back sheer lace with buttons. The lace is a little stiff and cheaper looking than what is pictured, but you can't tell in photos so that's why I didn't mind." —Michelle

Get it from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in sizes 2–16 and two colors).

4. A fit and flare with a mesh neckline that's ~clearly~ the winner here.

Get it from Modcloth for $125 (available in sizes XXS–4XL and three colors).
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Get it from Modcloth for $125 (available in sizes XXS–4XL and three colors).

5. A glittering gown that miiight steal the show from the actual bride.

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Promising review: "I got this dress to see for myself how the quality was and how it fit before I committed to buying more for my bridesmaids. It is absolutely stunning! The belt is a bit loose and there are some loose strands, but it is absolutely gorgeous! After ordering four I noticed one was a little more orange than the one I am wearing so keep that in mind if you are buying more than one!" —Lucy

Get it from Amazon for $69.99 (available in sizes 2–12 and eight colors).

6. A wrap maxi with a beaded belt for a little extra eye-catching flair.

Get it from Dillard's for $219 (available in sizes 14W–24W).
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Get it from Dillard's for $219 (available in sizes 14W–24W).

7. A convertible dress you can tie to your liking — and then tie a different way when you wear it post-wedding.

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I got this dress in burgundy for a wedding and loved it! I was nervous I wouldn't be able to tie it well, but it's really intuitive and easy. Plus there are tons of tutorials out there to help.

Get it from Lulu's for $60 (available in sizes XS–XL and seven colors).

8. A backless navy stunner that will have you saying "wait, get my good side!" as you turn around.

Get it from Asos for $83 (available in sizes 2–12).
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Get it from Asos for $83 (available in sizes 2–12).

9. A sleeved dress so pretty you'll be following the wedding photographer around.

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Promising review: "I bought this for my sister's wedding. It fit perfectly. It was very well made for the price. I have no problems with it and it is beautiful. Since I bought it, I know of three other people who have also bought this dress and it was perfect for them too." —Kelsie

Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes 4–16 and 16 colors).

10. A one-shoulder maxi with a lace cut-out sure to cut out all the other dresses you were considering.

Get it from David's Bridal for $179.95 (available in sizes 0–30 and 45 colors).
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Get it from David's Bridal for $179.95 (available in sizes 0–30 and 45 colors).

11. A long-sleeve maxi because sometimes it gets cold at receptions.

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Promising review: "The photo on here does NOT do justice for how beautiful this dress truly is in person. It's stunning! Nicely made, beading and sequins are shiny, and the dress itself is high quality. I ordered this dress for my parent's upcoming wedding and wanted something beautiful. It was a PERFECT FIT. I love it, cannot wait to wear it!" —Steph

Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in sizes 0–22 and 29 colors).

12. An elegant high neck maxi with a built-in necklace so you don't have to overthink accessorizing.

Get it from Asos for $106 (available in sizes 2–12; also in pink).
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Get it from Asos for $106 (available in sizes 2–12; also in pink).

13. A lace-topped maxi you won't have any problems finding an excuse to wear again.

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Promising review: "This dress is BEAUTIFUL!!! I needed blush for a wedding and it's perfect. I had bought two other dresses online that did not fit AT ALL!! This fit like a glove." —Jessica

Get it from Amazon for $44.95 (available in sizes 4–14 and 13 colors).

14. A sunny yellow cocktail dress with a sparkly, cap-sleeved top because it's a special day, even if it isn't "your" special day.

Get it from Asos for $102 (available in sizes 14–24).
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Get it from Asos for $102 (available in sizes 14–24).

15. A ruffly midi dress you can pretty much wear whenever you want.

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Get it from Modcloth for $37.97 (available in sizes XXS–4XL and two colors).

16. A lacy maxi with a side slit for making the aisle into a runway.

Get it from Pretty Little Thing for $45 (available in sizes 0–12 and two colors).
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Get it from Pretty Little Thing for $45 (available in sizes 0–12 and two colors).

17. A halter dress you can wear to pretty much anything.

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Promising review: "This dress turned out better than expected! The navy was a nice rich color, the armpits were a little looser than I expected, but only I could tell." —Ian starr

Get it from Amazon for $33.99 (available in sizes 2–16 and nine colors).

18. A luxurious wrap dress sporting embellished shoulder straps for looking like a Greek goddess.

Get it from Asos for $91 (available in sizes 2–10; also in tall sizes 4–10).
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Get it from Asos for $91 (available in sizes 2–10; also in tall sizes 4–10).

19. An easy-breezy cocktail dress with no long skirts to trip you up on your way to the open bar.

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Promising review: "It's a bit different than the picture, as the front is all the same length. It's slightly bigger than what I expected but the seller was great. They asked me for my size, which I provided and they custom made it. But it still came out a bit larger than what I wanted/expected, which may be because for my size, I'm more of an athletic fit. But it looks great and I'm using it for my wedding. I ordered the medium but gave them the exact sizing so I do recommend doing that. Also, it has a built in bra, but I removed that." —Kaie

Get it from Amazon for $38.88+ (available in sizes 0–28 and 43 colors).

20. A spaghetti-strap maxi perfect for twirling in when it's time to hit the dance floor.

Get it from Modcloth for $100 (available in sizes XXS–4XL and three colors).
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Get it from Modcloth for $100 (available in sizes XXS–4XL and three colors).

21. A dark-hued maxi with cap sleeves we're pretty sure looks good on everyone.

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This dress has almost 2,000 five-star reviews on Amazon!

Promising review: "The fabric felt great, definitely not cheap looking, came on time, and looks exactly as the picture. My sis bought the navy blue when she saw how gorgeous the dress was." —Shantae

Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and five colors).

22. A breathtaking strapless gown sure to make you say "I do!" to being yet another person's bridesmaid.

Get it from Nordstrom for $198 (available in sizes 0–18 and nine colors).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $198 (available in sizes 0–18 and nine colors).

23. A darling ruched maxi youll be ~ruching~ to buy ASAP.

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Promising review: "Beautiful dress! The color is great and the quality is amazing for the price. ...All bridesmaids need to know about this brand! I have worn this dress many times, once in a wedding and once to a gala." —Celeste Dobbins

Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in sizes 4–16 and 17 colors).

24. A sparkly gown with a full tulle skirt because you don't have to get married to feel like a princess.

Get it from Bhldn for $250 (available in sizes 0–18 and five colors).
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Get it from Bhldn for $250 (available in sizes 0–18 and five colors).

25. A one-size-fits-all convertible dress that fits a surprising range of shapes and sizes.

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Promising review: "This dress is the best decision that any bride can make for their bridesmaids. My girls looked and felt beautiful inside and out. They are all differently shaped and have different sizes. All of them looked amazing. It was great to see all the different ways to wearing this dress and best of all, it didn't hit their pocketbook too hard." —Trish Raffijandi Arcaro

Get it from Amazon for $29 (available in 50 colors).

26. A ruffly wrap dress everyone is going to want a photo with.

Get it from Nordstrom for $138 (available in sizes XXS–L and three colors).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $138 (available in sizes XXS–L and three colors).

27. A purple crepe maxi that takes the (wedding) cake.

Get it from Topshop for $180 (available in sizes 0–12).
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Get it from Topshop for $180 (available in sizes 0–12).

28. A chiffon gown so pretty, you won't want to block it with your bouquet.

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Promising review: "Wow! This dress is gorgeous. I got a lot of compliments, it's very comfortable, and the color works for any occasion or season!" —Blanky

Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes 14–18 and 21 colors).

29. And a one-shouldered number that has inclusive sizing and SO many color options.

Get it from Azazie for $129 (available in sizes 0–30 and 44 colors).
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Get it from Azazie for $129 (available in sizes 0–30 and 44 colors).

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