Bridesmaid dresses get a bad rap (think: poufy taffeta get-ups that will never see the light of day again), but it doesn't have to be that way. At New York Bridal Fashion Week, designers debuted versatile, re-wearable styles. We've rounded up our favorites, so do your bridesmaids a favor and choose a dress that's stylish enough to be worn again.

Monique Lhuillier

We can imagine this flirty, mint-green dress at an outdoor wedding in the springtime. After the wedding, she can swap the grosgrain-ribbon sash for a wide leather belt for a more casual wear-again look.

Style 450059, $298, Monique Lhuillier

See the complete Fall 2012 Monique Lhuillier collection here.

Photo: Courtesy of Monique Lhuillier

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