Oscars 2016: Red Carpet Inspiration for Your Bridesmaids

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The Oscars 2016 are the peak of awards seasons and the prefect place to get inspiration for your bridesmaids. They're the A-list of your wedding after all; they definitely need to look like it.

Twining in Violet: Tine Fey and Resse Witherspoon (Above)
Mismatched bridesmaids dresses have been taking over weddings lately, but Reese Witherspoon and Tina Fey have us rethinking matching bridesmaids dresses. The two wore floor length strapless purple gowns (Reese in Oscar de la Renta, Tina in custom Versace). Having gowns in the same style and color but with minor differences give a cohesive and updated look to matching bridesmaids dresses. But, ok, on the red carpet it's a major faux pas!

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Ladies in Red: Olivia Munn and Charlize Theron
Bold colors were all over the carpet this year but none stood out quite like the vibrant red hues that Olivia Munn(in Stella McCartney) and Charlize Theron (in Dior Haute Couture) wore. Forget a demure blush, dressing your girls in a bold red guarantees they'll stand out. And it'll make your white gown seem that much brighter.

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Ladylike in Pastels: Cate Blanchett and Alicia Vikander
Brides planning a spring wedding, this trend is definitely for you! Cate Blanchett in Armani and Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton are proof that you can wear a pastel gown without looking like an easter egg. The blue hue of Blanchett's gown is flattering for all skin tones, while Vikander's light yellow dress is perfect for an outdoor spring or summer wedding.

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