Turnquist Photographyby Courtney Kern, Brides
We've all been there. You're looking at your cousin's wedding pictures-the ones from 1990-and you can't help but stare at the bridesmaids wearing poof-sleeved dresses in Miami Vice teal and hats the size of UFOs. And you think to yourself: I will never be that person. I will never be the bride who makes her dear friends and family wear (and suffer the indignity of purchasing) dresses that are so big and so bright that they will become a Halloween costume.
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When it comes to choosing bridesmaids dresses, it's crucial to consider body shape, height, and the oft-overlooked factor: skin tone. Some brides select their bridesmaids' dresses based on their wedding color scheme alone. And while your blonde friend will look stunning in a rich, harvest brown, your brunette friend will be less enthused. You want you closest friends and family to look their best, feel comfortable, and be happy with the decision you make.Read More »from The LBBD: Little Black Bridesmaids Dress!