Lookbook: Summer bridesmaid dresses from the high street

Lookbook: Summer bridesmaid dresses from the high street | CHWV

Find the perfect look for your bridesmaids as we explore the most popular colours and styles of gowns along with a few of our favourite accessories and shoes. What’s more, they’re all available on the high street!

Choosing outfits for your bridesmaids needn’t be complicated or expensive. With a huge range of options on the high street, and a more relaxed attitude to style, colour and patterns, shopping with your BFFs has never been easier!

Pretty in pastel

Pastel shades are huge for 2015 and look great against summer skin. There are lots of great pastel dresses available on the high street, all with their own unique style. We love this floor-length blue pastel gown with its fashionable overlay style. Available from Topshop, it’s great for fashion-forward brides and whimsical or boho affairs.

 

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Topshop

 

Another of our favourites, from Topshop, is this mint and gold open back dress. Chic and pretty, it would suit just about any big day theme.

 

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Topshop

 

For a more traditional full-length bridesmaid gown you can’t beat this classic, floaty maxi with a sweetheart neckline from ASOS. Available in mint or lemon it’s the perfect summer dress.
 

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Asos.com

 

The multi-way gem

If your bridesmaids are all different shapes and sizes and / or have different tastes why not opt for this lavish dress, from Oasis, which can be worn in nine different ways! With so many looks you’re guaranteed to find something to suit all your bridesmaids. The fabric also easy to alter if you need to shorten it.
 

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Grecian goddess

Embrace the summer sun and warm nights with flattering Grecian style dresses for your bridesmaids. This one shoulder Alfred Sung dress from Dessy is a great choice as it’s light, floaty and comes in 25 colours! Mix and match colours for a modern look or choose the perfect shade to suit your colour palette.
 

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Dessy

 

 

Alternatively, this gem from Topshop exudes a lavish, luxury touch while still giving a hint of the Grecian vibe.
 

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Topshop

 

Short and sweet

Opt for something cute with a knee-length or above the knee dress from the high street. This pleated midi dress, from Oasis, is chic, flirty and romantic. It also comes in one of the season’s hottest colours, coral.
 

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Oasis

 

Short and sweet, this lace overlay dress, from Warehouse, comes in a popular neutral pink colour. With its high neck and nipped in waist we’d say it’s just about perfect for vintage-inspired summer weddings.
 

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Warehouse

 

Add a touch of luxe with this above the knee, metallic mint and ivory dress. Vintage in style, it’s a dress your bridesmaids will be able to wear again and again.
 

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Asos

 

Floral designs

If you’re looking for something a little different, why not opt for this short sleeved, silky-feel, floral maxi from ASOS? It’s a great choice for more relaxed occasions or boho, whimsical affairs. It’s also complements this year’s watercolour trend.
 

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Asos 

 

For a true boho look, this floaty, long-length gown is perfect. With bold florals and a touch of this year’s hottest colour, marsala, your bridesmaids are sure to be on-trend.
 

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Asos

 

A girl and her shoes

The right shoes complete a bridesmaid’s look. It’s always best to choose shoes that complement the dresses and are comfortable in walk in.

For a classic look that will go with just about any gown, why not opt for these sandals, from ASOS, with satin finish in nude?
 

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Asos

 

If you’ve opted for tea-length or shorter dresses for your maids, courts may also be a good option. These pastel courts, from ASOS, are great way to inject some subtle colour and add to the pretty bridesmaid look.
 

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Asos

Summer Bridesmaid Dresses | Bridesmaid Dress Ideas | CHWV 

Asos

 

The finishing touches

Jewellery and hair accessories are a lovely way to finish off an outfit and can help to tailor a dress to your wedding theme.

For fun, playful or boho or weddings, why not opt for a flower crown like these ones from ASOS and Not On The High Street?
 

Summer Bridesmaid Dresses | Bridesmaid Dress Ideas | CHWV

Asos

 Summer Bridesmaid Dresses | Bridesmaid Dress Ideas | CHWV

Not on the High Street

 

Or to add a chic touch to your bridesmaid’s up-dos, why not add a small, jewelled comb? Debenhams has a huge range to choose from.

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Debenhams

 

A bracelet is a lovely finishing touch and a great gift from you, the bride, to your bridesmaids. We love these dainty floral inspired designs from Debenhams.
 

Summer Bridesmaid Dresses | Bridesmaid Dress Ideas | CHWV

Debenhams

 
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