Looking for bridesmaid dresses that are a little different to the norm? Something less formal, or perhaps a gown to suit your budget? Whatever your maids’ needs, we’re sure there’s the perfect dress out there on the high street…
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Dress style: Gold sequin maxi dress from the No. 1 collection, by Jenny Packham.
Our verdict: At £199, this stylish gown is one of the pricier options on the high street but promises a truly glamorous look. Finished with gold sequins, it’s perfect for a glitzy gold theme or Art Deco affair and features a pleated high waistline to flatter your maids’ figures.
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Dress style: Lilac / blue Chelsea maxi dress
From: Phase Eight
Our verdict: This beautiful full-length gown is perfect for brides opting for lilac grey or serenity blue colour schemes. For those looking for something brighter, it’s also available in hot pink. While simple, details such as the embellished side waist and scoop back add a feel of elegance to this gown. It comes in at £140 – a great price for a high street gown!
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Dress style: Dusky rose bow detail prom gown
Our verdict: Lipsy are renowned for creating cute and flirty gowns and this pretty prom-inspired piece is one of our favorites. Chic and sophisticated, it’s bound to suit vintage, feminine, and classic affairs and add a fun touch to your bridesmaids’ looks. What’s more, it’s ideal for brides on a budget – coming in at just £45!
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Dress style: Vintage embellished maxi dress
From: Maya, at ASOS
Our verdict: This luxurious full-length gown comes in a trendy nude colour and has been designed with a pretty and lightweight chiffon material. Ideal for vintage-themed affairs, classic occasions, or weddings with a metallic palette, it’s sure to make your maids feel a million dollars. At just £95 it’s a real bargain too!
A touch of lace
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Dress style: Lace maxi dress with cap sleeves
Our verdict: For the classic wedding look why not choose this pretty Lori Lee lace gown? While pricey, at £185, quality and style is guaranteed with clothing from Coast. The on-trend grey/green hue is sure to complement all skin tones and wedding themes. Additional features such as the delicate lace bodice and ribbon tie back also make this stylish number feel extra special.
Short and sweet
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Dress style: Mint midi lace dress
Our verdict: If you’re looking for something short and sweet, why not dress your maids in this pretty pastel dress? Available in mint, blue, and pink, you could even combine all three! At £95 it’s extremely affordable and comes from BHS’s extensive wedding range. While you might not typically think of BHS when it comes to fashion, we’re particularly impressed with the cute features of this gown, which include a keyhole back and ribbon detail.
Made for your maids
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Dress style: Blue maxi multi-way dress
Our verdict: Monsoon can always be relied upon when it comes to occasion wear. Simple and beautiful, this pretty blue dress, priced at £119, is sure to complement the majority of on-trend blue colour schemes for 2016. The gown can be worn in a number of ways, ensuring each and every one of your party feels comfortable, while the sweetheart neckline offers a flattering finish.
Sleek and chic
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Dress style: Champagne maxi dress, by Biba
From: House of Fraser
Our verdict: Style queens will love this slinky number from Biba. At £149 this brand-name gown is extremely affordable. We love its neutral colour and V-neck back and front. What’s more, the full skirt will ensure that any problem areas will be well and truly hidden. It’s also perfect for special occasions and balls – meaning your maids will have plenty of uses for it after your special day.
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Dress style: Coral crochet lace maxi dress
Our verdict: If you’ve opted for five or more bridesmaids this Boohoo gown might just be what you’ve been looking for! Priced at £25, you’ll be able to make sure all your maids look the part while keeping to your budget. While the fabric may not be as luxurious as other gowns, this dress is something your girls can wear over and over again.