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Festive with a hint of Old Hollywood glamour, beaded bridesmaid dresses are a sophisticated way to add a touch of sparkle to your wedding day. These shimmering styles catch the light from every angle and dazzle all the way from the aisle to the after-party. Plus, beaded bridesmaid dresses are surprisingly versatile, and work for all dress codes and seasons.
If you're a bride-to-be whose tastes lean more glamorous than minimalist, heavily beaded gowns in dramatic silhouettes and deep jewel tones feel opulent and luxurious. For dress codes that call for festive attire, embellished bridesmaid dresses in rich burgundy and bordeaux, or shimmering silver, are especially striking for a holiday or New Year's Eve wedding. And, don't forget, beaded bridesmaid dresses work for spring and summer nuptials, too! Lightweight pastel styles with subtle or floral-inspired beading are as sweet as ever for warm-weather weddings.
Ahead, the best beaded bridesmaid dresses for all styles, seasons, and budgets.
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Searching for the perfect sparkly bridesmaid dress? We've answered three common questions brides have when shopping for beaded bridesmaid dresses.
- Are beaded bridesmaid dresses more expensive? Beaded bridesmaid dresses may sometimes come with a higher price tag—especially if the beading is done by hand. However, there are plenty of budget-friendly beaded bridesmaid dresses out there that look just as luxurious as other expensive brands.
- Are beaded bridesmaid dresses appropriate for summer weddings? Yes! Embellished dresses in pretty pastel hues are perfect for spring or summer weddings.
- How should I style a beaded bridesmaid dress? Since beaded bridesmaid dresses can be quite sparkly, a bride may want to keep accessories simple and let the dress do all the talking. However, if you prefer a more glamourous look, add shimmering statement earrings or a pair of embellished heels to your ensemble.