The bridesmaid dress: Though it comes in many forms, fabrics, and colors, you can always count on it looking mildly horrendous. Throw in a bad fit and gaudy embellishments, and that dress requires burning after the big day.
We decided to explore the world of bad bridesmaid dresses, 'cause summer is coming up, and we know more than a few of you have to don the dreaded dress. Plus, "The Five-Year Engagement" opens on Friday. (Jason Segel in a tux? Sign us up!)
To find out if your dress is truly horrendous, we dug up some examples for comparison's sake. You know you have a bad bridesmaid dress if …
Your dress matches the drapes.
People mistake you for a hooker while wearing it.
Tinsel is an important element in the design.
You look more mermaid than human.
Your dress would fit in at a Renaissance Fair.
You can do this.
Now, if your bride hasn't picked your outfit yet, we suggest she read up on how to pick the best dress for different body types. A dress that truly fits your body shape can make a world of difference, we promise.
Now tell us: What's the worst bridesmaid dress you've had to wear? Leave your comment below.
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