As Pantone's color of the year last year, it's no wonder emerald is a recent favorite among brides-to-be for their bridesmaids' dresses. Simultaneously timeless and on-trend, this bold green hue also works for a variety of seasons and in a variety styles, making it even more perfect for your bridal party.
Plus, emerald, one of the most elegant jewel tones, is easy to mix-and-match with other colors. Whether you want to add a pop of color to your winter white wedding (it'll go great with the Evergreens!) or need a darker shade to ground your springtime pastels, emerald suits a spectrum of purples, whites, reds, and blues. Not to mention that this bold green hue complements nearly any skin tone (no one hates having to wear an unflattering color more than bridesmaids!).
And because there was a recent resurgence of this jewel tone, its available in an array of styles. From a sleek V-neck sheath from Watters, to a retro knee-length peplum from Alfred Sung, and the boho-chic cowl-neck midi from Reformation, the possibilities are limitless with this gorgeous green hue.
There are also plenty of possibilities when it comes to the emerald spectrum, too: From the brighter One By Contrarian cut-out back sheath to Gather and Gown's blue-toned emerald hue, there's some flexibility with how this shade manifests itself giving you and your girls even more options.
Fall hard for emerald yet? Click through to see all of our favorite emerald bridesmaid dresses.
At left: Style F15741, long satin tank ball gown, $169, David's Bridal
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