Bridesmaids Revisited

Bridesmaids

Every bride says it: "You can wear it again!" It's usually the third part of the bridesmaid-dress sales pitch, along with "It looks great on you!" and "It's a really good price!" To determine the criteria necessary for a dress to meet the oft-stated, rarely achieved "wear again" standard, we reviewed hundreds of photos of real bridesmaids, then reworked the outfits of a select few to show you how to choose a dress that can be worn a second (or 10th) time.

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Photos: Joel Greenberg & Wendy Stewart Photography (left), Robert Mitra (right)

As the maid of honor in her sister Angela's summer wedding in New Jersey, Regina says her dress by Vineyard Collection was a great choice: "Since there were 10 bridesmaids total, when we all stood together, the gray looked sophisticated but not overwhelming."

Read more about why this works and see four more revisited bridesmaid styles.

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