Sparking sequins, glimmering beads and light-catching crystals – this season’s bridesmaid dresses are designed to dazzle, making an impression from the aisle to the dance floor. From pretty blush-toned pieces to powder-blue silhouettes, we’ve curated a definitive list of our favourite embellished bridesmaid dresses, all perfectly-suited to spring and summer weddings. Pinterest boards at the ready…
1. Blush Hour
Nostalgic and endlessly romantic, bridesmaid dresses in petal-soft pinks are a perennially popular choice for warm-weather weddings. Give the trend an SS18-approved update with this floor-sweeping style in a beautiful blush hue, artfully adorned with tonal bead embellishments in intricate floral patterns. Finish the look with heeled sandals in the very same shade.
2. Nude Hues
Having a vintage-inspired wedding? Let your bridesmaids channel old-school glamour with this nude-hued maxi, lavishly hand-embellished with light-catching sequins and beads in gold and silver. Cut with sheer angel sleeves and a low v-shaped back, this floor-length gown nods to 1920s silhouettes, while retaining a distinctly modern feel.
3. Ice Tones
Ice-toned dresses make a considered choice for spring and summer weddings, lending a touch of the ethereal to the big day. An online-only exclusive, this floor-grazing gown is crafted from a whisper-weight fabric in barely-there blue, and delicately detailed with silver beads for subtle sparkle. We think it looks best worn with co-ordinating accessories.
4. Silver Sparkle
Calling all bohemian brides – when it comes to styling your bridesmaids, only an embellished dress will do. Ornamented with twinkling silver sequins, this wrap-style dress makes a considered choice for modern weddings with a free-spirited feel – all it needs now is a pretty flower garland.
5. Powder Blues
If you’re looking for an embellished bridesmaid dress that makes a strong statement, then take note of this powder blue design. Featuring a fitted bodice with hand-embellished silver sequins, this empire-line style is both flattering and striking in equal measure. Team it with metallic accessories.