Mismatched Neutral Bridesmaid Dresses

Source: via Belle the Magazine

Well, you guys, we’ve finally come to the end of our series on current bridesmaid dresses. Ten gorgeous looks, all very different, all completely contemporary. And about a zillion dresses I’ve had to stop myself from buying just because they’re purdy. Anyway, I left today’s trend until last, even though it’s possibly the most usable. That’s because in some ways, the mismatched neutral look kind of encapsulates many of the other trends. If you’re mismatching within the mushroom to nude pink neutrals range, you can actually incorporate some of those looks in your lineup without making it too statement. For example, one pattern in neutral colours, one lace overlay dress, and then a pop of glitter against a neutral skirt perhaps? Texture is a must – think ruffles, soft chiffon and contrasting fabrics. Model Molly Sims pretty much perfected this look for her wedding, which I have been kind of obsessing over for months, but I found lots of less famous brides who pulled it off beautifully too. And I had to include the image on the left below – I wonder if any has been pinned quite as much as this one? I always thought it was from a catalogue, but in fact it was an early adopter of the mismatched neutrals look, a bride who made it look easy breezy and drop dead gorgeous. Just one last note to mention here – most of the weddings below have used white or pale flowers and probably have an overall white or neutral colour scheme. Which is great. But don’t forget that this look works beautifully for bolder wedding colour choices too, and bright blooms really pop against a plain background, so don’t write it off as too vanilla if you’re a statement bride. For the most recent BM dress finds, check in with our Bridesmaid Boutique Pinterest Board.

SHORT DRESSES

Sources: Row 1- Sugar Love Weddings via Bespoke Letterpress (left); Kym Ventola Photography via Style Me Pretty (right); Row 2- Millie Holloman Photography via Bald Head Island Club Weddings

Sources: Kim du Toit on SBB (left); 1313 Photography via Style Me Pretty (top right); Riverland Studios via Love Toast Blog (bottom right)

Sources:Row 1- Jessica Lorren Organic Photography via Style Me Pretty (left); Ameris Photography/Modcloth via Delightfully Engaged (right); Row 2- Steve DePino via Style Me Pretty; Row 3- Hollye Schumacher Photography via Style Me Pretty (left); Hollye Schumacher via Phoenix Bride and Groom (right); Row 4- NK Photography via Sitting in a Tree Events (left); Tec Petaja via Southern Weddings (right)

LONG DRESSES

Sources: Row 1- Gia Canali via People (left); Oh! Darling Photography via Style Me Pretty (top right); via Grazia (bottom right) – not actually bridesmaids but the Clarins heiresses, but still beautifully co-ordinated!; Row 2 – Studio Fabrics/SugarLove Weddings via Polka Dot Bride (left); Jessica Lorren via Style Me Pretty (right); Row 3- Jessica Lorren (left); Blumenthal Photography/Liso Ho via Style Me Pretty (right)

MIXED LENGTHS

Sources: Row 1- Priscila Valentina Photography/Free People via Green Wedding Shoes; Row 2- Natural Light Photography on SBB (left); Honey Heart Photography via Southern Weddings (right); Row 3- Swoon by Katie via Green Wedding Shoes

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