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It's no secret that being a bridesmaid is a pretty time-consuming commitment, so, who has the time to comb through endless bridesmaid dress retailers? We do! Whether you're a bride-to-be searching for inspiration, or a bridesmaid looking for the perfect dress – we're here to help!
Not all bridesmaids are alike so when shopping for your dress, look for designs that showcase your personal style. If you have a daring sense of fashion or the bride has called for mismatched bridesmaid dresses, go for a bold floral pattern. If you're in a traditional black-tie wedding, look for glamourous and supremely elegant floor-length gowns. For the more laid-back bridesmaid, opt for less structured and effortless styles like minimalist slip dresses.
When you're browsing online retailers keep in mind how much time you have until the wedding. Do you need the dress, like, yesterday? Or can you wait 3 months for a made-to-order gown? Does the retailer offer alterations or do you need to seek out your own tailor? What happens if you need to return your dress? Don't worry, we break it all down for you!
Read on for the best places to buy bridesmaid dresses online.
To make shopping and life a little easier, Nordstrom offers an online wedding suite where you'll find wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, mother of the bride dresses, and bridal accessories all in one place. Discover gorgeous dresses for all styles and seasons from notable brands like Alfred Sung, Reformation, Shona Joy, and more.
If you rather try on your bridesmaid dress in person, pop to one of Nordstrom's 300+ stores where they also conveniently offer tailoring for bridesmaid dresses and groom/groomsmen suits for online and in-store purchases.
Let's be honest, being in a wedding can be wildly expensive, and if you're gearing up for several this year, you're probably dreading the dip in your bank account. Well, fear not, because Birdy Grey is here to save the day with each and every one of their beautiful bridesmaid dresses retailing for under $100.
If you're not sure what color is going to work best for you, either you or the bride can order a swatch to test before you purchase. Once you've placed your order, expect to receive the shipment within 7 business days.
Calling all bridesmaids on a budget! You shouldn't have to sacrifice style for savings in the bank. Designed for the bridesmaid who covets a sexier bridal party look, Lulus offers styles with daring thigh-high slits and plunging necklines, and alluring open backs, all for under $150.
Enjoy free shipping but note that if you want to return your dress, you must do so within 10 days.
Dessy boasts an impressive stocklist of bridesmaid dresses in a myriad of styles from notable designers like Jenny Packham, Lela Rose, and Alfred Sung. Pop into one of their many retailers across the country or shop online from their 'Ready to Ship' section packed with Dessy's most popular styles. Take your pick of floor-length structured gowns to glittering mini dresses to gently pleated chiffon styles available in a wide range of colors and sizes from 0 to 24W. Delivery is pretty much lightning-fast and guaranteed to arrive at your door within 1-2 business days.
Whether you're shopping online or trying on dresses at one of their many stores, BHLDN boasts an impressive in-store and online experience. With a curated shop of notable designers like Jenny Yoo, Amsale, and Marchesa Notte, you'll be sure to find a frock that flatters your body type and accommodates your budget. From gowns made of sumptuous velvet fit for a winter wedding to gauzy and flirty mini dresses perfect for a destination wedding, you'll be sure to find a dress for any and all seasons.
To ensure your dress fits perfectly, refer to BHLDN's fit guide that includes a quick 'How to Measure' video or check out some of the helpful reviews left by previous bridesmaids. BHLDN does not offer alterations so you'll need to head to your local tailor for adjustments. Once you've placed the order, you should expect your shipment within 5-7 business days. If you're not happy with your bridesmaid dress, BHLDN offers a standard 30-days return policy with prepaid shipping–easy peasy!
Looking for a one-stop-shop for all of your bridal needs? David's Bridal has you covered. Here you'll find endlessly stylish bridesmaid dresses, wedding gowns, jewelry, veils, lingerie, and more.
If you're not sure where to start when it comes to finding the perfect bridesmaid dress, David's Bridal provides a handy quiz to help you figure out your bridesmaid style. While exploring the site, you'll notice that most dresses retail for under $200 and that David's Bridal has some serious sales! The site also offers an in-depth measurement guide but you can also pop to one of their many locations to get professionally fitted.
Show Me Your Mumu makes blissfully beautiful bridesmaid dresses for the boho and the minimalist bride. Browse floor-length and body-skimming dresses that flatter any body type and shop slinky slip dresses that scream old Hollywood glamour. With most styles available in 26+ colorways, you'll be sure to find a color that complements every skin tone and wedding vibe.
Reformation makes seriously stylish bridesmaid dresses that you'll definitely want to wear again. With most styles available in 4 different colorways and patterns, Reformation is definitely the way to go for the bride who has requested a mismatched bridal party. From long sleeve to strapless to floor-length gowns–these are basic dresses done well.
For U.S. shipments, expect your delivery within 7 days but if you're in a Reformation also offers speedy overnight shipping. If you're the kind of person who needs to try clothing on in person–we hear you. Check out Reformation's store listings to see if you can pop round to a store near you.
For bridesmaids on a budget, ASOS offers some seriously stylish dresses that cater to all body types from petite to curvy. If you're mom-to-be, ASOS also carries a wide range of flattering and bump-friendly maternity dresses.
Shopbop offers a really easy and aesthetically pleasing shopping experience. Its online wedding boutique is always full of trendy and timeless dresses from elegant slip dresses to summer-ready to minis and dramatic floor-length gowns. But why stop at the dress? Once you've found the style that's right for you, check out Shobop's impressive collection of shoes and clutches to secure the perfect bridesmaid look.
Plum Pretty Sugar designs dreamy bridesmaid dresses that can actually be worn again–we swear! If you're headed to a destination wedding, check out their collection of bohemian dresses that can easily be worn down the aisle or over a swimsuit. Or, opt for easy and breezy floral dresses for a totally carefree look.
If you're a bride-to-be, check out their collection of little white dresses or non-cheesy getting ready robes for you and your bridal party (hint, hint!). As for shipping and returns, domestic orders are delivered within 1-3 business and exchanges have to be done within 14 days of delivery.
At Net-a-Porter, you'll find all of the big, high-end names like Givenchy, Chanel, and Gucci but you'll also find reasonably priced brands like Self-Portrait and Faithfull The Brand. Once you've secured the dress, browse around the site for designer bags and shoe options or scoop up the perfect lip color from their selection of luxe beauty products.
When your order is complete, U.S. bridesmaids can expect their purchase to be delivered within 2-3 business days, but if you live in New York City, you may be eligible for same-day delivery(!!).
For those of you who already know and love fashion, you won't need an excuse to purchase your bridesmaid dress from Moda Operandi–or all of your wedding weekend outfits for that matter!
Moda Operandi also gets that their shopper appreciates newness and offers various trunkshows for notable designers such as Johanna Ortiz and Giambattista Valli. For brides, the site also boasts an impossibly chic wedding shop with frequent bridal trunkshows showcasing designers like Vera Wang, Danielle Frankel, and Carolina Herrera. While you're browsing, check out Moda Operandi's selection of home and decor accessories and pick up a unique wedding gift for the happy couple.
Fame & Partners offers bridesmaids (and brides!) the opportunity to tailor a dress to their specific body type and style needs. Whether the bride has chosen a dress for you or if you get to pick your own, the customization process is incredibly fast and easy. Simply click on your dress of choice and you'll be presented with options to change the fabric, color, and length of the dress. Depending on what style of dress you're working with, you may also have the option to create a deep-V or bra-friendly neckline, add a high slit, and even add or remove ruffles. Since you'll want your dress to fit like a glove, make sure you double-check Fame & Partners's helpful measurement guide.
Keep in mind that, since these dresses are custom, they may take longer to make and you'll need to plan ahead. If you choose standard delivery, you can expect your dress within 7 weeks. However, if you're in a pinch, they do offer rush shipping with a delivery estimate of 5-7 business days.
Who doesn't want luxury for less? A Rent the Runway membership is a must if you're attending more than one wedding this year. Not only do you avoid dropping beaucoup bucks on a bridesmaid dress or wedding guest dress, you also get to the chance to wear glamorous gowns from popular designers like Jonathan Simkhai and Marchesa Notte. Browse RTR's curated Bridesmaid Shop and rent traditional bridesmaid dresses from Jenny Yoo, Amsale, Watters, and Monique Lhuillier. If you're going the ready-to-wear route, there are countless styles available for the fashion-forward, classic, and minimalist bridesmaid.
Once you've secured your items, both one-time rentals and unlimited membership rentals will be delivered within 2 business days. For those living in New York City, you may be eligible for same-day delivery. When you're done with your items, simply place them in the garment bag they came in and slip the prepaid return label into the front of the bag. And, while Rent the Runway offers all of the options you need from bridesmaid dresses to black-tie wedding guest dresses to honeymoon beach coverups, not all of the styles will be available daily, so make sure you plan ahead!
No matter the season, wedding venue, or dress code, you'll be sure to find the perfect bridesmaid dress at Saks Fifth Avenue. Bridesmaids who are in a black-tie wedding should browse the formal and eveningwear sections in-store and online to discover formal floor-length styles and festive beaded gowns. For bridesmaids who are jet-setting to a destination wedding, check out Saks's collection of light and breezy cotton dresses from designers like Staud and Alexis. If you're keeping in theme at a garden wedding, browse flirty floral numbers from Ganni or Caroline Constas.
Before you close out your cart, browse through Saks's infamous offerings of shoes and bags and scoop up the perfect accessories to go with your outfit.
What we love about Verishop is that not only do they carry brands that we all know and love like LoveShackFancy, Amur, and Staud but they're also thoughtful about their selections so that there isn't an overwhelming amount of styles and pages to comb through. To make life even easier, Verishop also offers a Tastemaker Shop where industry professionals from lifestyle and fashion bloggers to beauty gurus highlight their favorite items on the site.
Amsale offers wedding gowns that are at once timeless and sophisticated so it's no surprise that Amsale's bridesmaid collections are as equally elegant. In Amsale and Nouvelle Amsale's collections, you'll find fluid satin styles, structured bodices, modern necklines, and flattering silhouettes.
If you rather design your own bridesmaid dress–go for it! Amsale X You offers a library of silhouettes, colors, and design details to choose from to create a completely customizable dress that feels uniquely you.
Known for her sweet and feminine aesthetic, Jenny Yoo designs bridesmaid dresses that honor the female figure. Her soft and dynamic colorways are perfect for creating a mismatched bridal party as most tones are designed to blend beautifully together. Browse dresses in luxe velvet for winter weddings or delicate spaghetti strap gowns flocked with tiny floral details for a warm-weather wedding. Some styles are only available through Jenny Yoo's retailers but many of the current and popular styles are also available for purchase online.
Watters's 'Ready to Ship' option now gives bridesmaids and brides-to-be the opportunity to purchase their exquisite and size-inclusive styles online. Here you'll discover a myriad of stylish dresses from ruffly off-the-shoulder numbers in sage green and burgundy to Grecian-inspired tulle gowns in soft blue and blush.
Bella Bridesmaids boast an impressive collection of bridesmaids designers to choose from. If you're looking for a dazzling number by Jenny Yoo, they have it! If you're searching for a modest dress with long sleeves, they have it! If you're coveting an ultra-chic slip dress from Amsale–Bella Bridesmaids has it! But, keep in mind that all dresses are made-to-order so some dress returns may not be accepted.