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Ladylike Bridesmaid Dresses for 2012

At New York bridal market each spring, the designers debut their new collections for the following year. The Spring 2012 collections for brides and bridesmaids have been showcased, and now we can see what styles will be popular bridal parties. One key trend for 2012 will be elegant ladylike bridesmaid dresses.

Ladylike bridesmaid dresses have very classic silhouettes. For 2012 bridesmaids, there will be many dresses with strapless necklines. Another popular neckline is the classic bateau neck. Less popular will be halter styles, which tend to be more trendy than timeless. One shoulder necklines are still fashionable for more formal dresses. Many of the ladylike styles, such as those seen as Lazaro, were knee length and featured a natural waistline. This is an easy-to-wear shape that will be flattering to many different bridesmaids.

Jewel tones are a key trend for 2012 bridesmaids. Featured colors included purple, cobalt, burgundy, and cranberry. Black was also seen in many of the ladylike silhouettes, such as an elegant bateau neck dress with a knee length skirt. The rich jewel tones suit the classic shapes of the new bridesmaid dresses. Pearl bridesmaid jewelry is a natural choice with such timeless dresses.

For formal weddings in 2012, expect to find many beautiful options for long dresses. While knee length is more common, nothing is quite like a chic floor length dress for a black tie wedding. Fairly slender silhouettes will be popular for long bridesmaid dresses, and strapless necklines are a top trend. The floor length dresses are glamorous enough for the Red Carpet, something which is sure to make your bridesmaids feel fabulous! Dramatic crystal bridesmaid jewelry will suit these fab frocks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bridesmaid Dress Trends for 2011

Bridesmaid Dress Trends for 2011Looking for the perfect bridesmaid dresses for your 2011 wedding? Help is here! Find out about the latest bridesmaid dress trends for 2011 and outfit your attendants in style.

The trend for bridesmaid dress colors this year is bright. Popular shades include fuchsia, apple green, amethyst, yellow, and even clementine orange. Any of these would be fantastic colors for spring or summer weddings. Custom bridesmaid jewelry sets in coordinating hues make fabulous bridesmaid gifts. In the fall or winter months, expect to see more subdued colors and jewel tones appear in the stores for bridesmaid dresses.

Short and informal is a key trend for 2011 bridesmaid dresses. Floor length dresses are reserved for the most formal weddings. For spring or summer, opt for knee length dresses in a lightweight chiffon or organza. Twisted bodices and large self-fabric flowers are among the top embellishments for these shorter styles. Shimmery fabrics such as satin are in vogue for the fall and winter; as a bonus, they really show off a saturated hue. Short dresses are a great way to show off a fabulous pair of shoes, so ask each bridesmaid to choose a pair that she really loves. Read the rest of this entry »

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