The Best Boho Bridal Party Dresses, Perfect for an Ethereal Look

Free-flowing, angelic looks for your bridal squad

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Bohemian style encapsulates a whimsical, romantic aesthetic that can be classic or modern. If you’re looking to adorn your bridal party with an ethereal look, there’s no better style to emulate soft romance. Let your bridesmaids' personalities shine through with a style that caters to their personal aesthetic. Whether you opt for matching looks or find an overarching theme, a line-up of earthy, organic dresses can be appropriate for all seasons. We recommend a jewel-toned velvet dress for a winter wedding, a floral-smocked dress for garden party nuptials, and a long-sleeved bohemian frock for an autumnal ceremony.

Traditionally, bohemian looks have been vintage-inspired, featuring delicate lace fabrics and classic silhouettes. However, it has since evolved and can be edgy or soft, incorporating earthy tones, flowy hemlines, and unique silhouettes for a charming and enchanting look that fits a range of bridesmaid styles. There's no shortage of contemporary retailers and brands that specialize in free-spirited dresses at all price points, from sustainably made gowns from Reformation to elegant velvet dresses from BHLDN. Whether it's an intimate ceremony under the stars or an idyllic wedding in the countryside, you can count on a boho dress fitting the bill.

From velvet to soft tulle, these are the best bohemian bridal party dresses for every style and budget.

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Most Unexpected: Revelry Jade Velvet Dress

Revelry Jade Velvet Dress

Courtesy of Revelry

Size Range: 0-32 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Velvet

This velvet dress is an unexpected pick that’s sure to please and features a flattering one-shoulder neckline with an adjustable strap. Even better, it's available in 24 colors.

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Best Flutter Sleeves: ASOS Pleated Flutter Sleeve Dress

ASOS Pleated Flutter Sleeve Dress

Courtesy of ASOS

Size Range: 0-8 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Chiffon

This flutter-sleeve dress, with a perfect pleated finish, will have your bridal party floating down the aisle.

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Most Romantic: Milla Dreamy Ruffled Dress

Milla Dreamy Ruffled Dress

Courtesy of Milla

Size Range: XXS-XXL | Length: Midi-length | Materials: Tulle

These ruffles are a dream come true in this dreamy gown by Milla. The corset bustier and tulle skirt are a perfect bridal party pick for any romantic boho wedding. 

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Most Elegant: Show Me Your MuMu Jasmine Halter Maxi Dress

Show Me Your MuMu Jasmine Halter Maxi Dress

Courtesy of Show Me Your MuMu

Size Range: XXS-XXL | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Satin

Two words: elegance and grace. Show Me Your MuMu's satin halter, featuring a high-neck and dramatic open back, is definitely a top choice on our chic, boho bridesmaid dress list.

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Most Adaptable: RadiantRooster Velvet Infinity Dress

RadiantRooster Velvet Infinity Dress

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Size Range: One Size Fits Most | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Velvet

Beauty and functionality. This velvet infinity dress can be converted in multiple ways, allowing every bridesmaid to style a look that is unique to them.

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For a Fashion-Forward Moment: Self-Portrait Azaelea Guipure Dress

Self-Portrait Azaelea Guipure Dress

Courtesy of Net-a-Porter

Size Range: 4-14 | Length: Midi-length | Materials: Polyester

Self-Portrait's Azaelea Guipure dress is our favorite look due to its pretty lace detailing and sheer hemline. 

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For a Fall Wedding: Revelry Thea Tulle Dress

Revelry Thea Tulle Dress

Courtesy of Revelry

Size Range: 0-36 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Tulle

Boho style and tulle are practically synonymous. This delicate and dainty dress offers a modern feel to a timeless look. 

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Most Princess-lnspired: Farfetch Marchesa Notte Dress

Farfetch Marchesa Notte Dress

Courtesy of Farfetch

Size Range: 0-16 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Polyester

With a floral print and tulle overlay, this whimsical floral print dress transports us to our favorite fairy tale. Your bridesmaids will be ready to send you off into your happily ever after.

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Most Flattering Neckline: BHLDN Leila Satin Charmeuse Dress

BHLDN Leila Satin Charmeuse Dress

Courtesy of BHLDN

Size Range: 0-16 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Polyester

This satin charmeuse maxi dress, with a daring plunging neckline, is both sexy and chic. We absolutely love the flowy sleeves and graceful bodice, too.

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For a Winter Wedding: BHLDN Logan Velvet Dress

BHLDN Logan Velvet Dress

Courtesy of BHLDN

Size Range: 0-26 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Velvet

This soft velvet dress offers a deep V-neckline with a mesh panel for sexy subtle coverage—perfect for a winter wedding. 

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Best Florals: Bronx and Banco Megan Rose Maxi Dress

Bronx and Banco Megan Rose Maxi Dress

Courtesy of Bronx and Banco

Size Range: XS-L | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Polyester

This rose maxi dress gives romance and all the drama. A must-have for an unforgettable bridal party or a special dress for your maid of honor. 

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Most Customizable: SilkSpiritStore V-Neck Slip Dress

SilkSpiritStore V-Neck Slip Dress

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Size Range: XS-XL | Length: Midi-length | Materials: Silk

This classic V-neck slip dress is perfect for any bridal party looking to customize a staple gown. Even more, it's available in several earth-tone hues.

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Most Ethereal: Fame and Partners The Miranda Dress

Fame and Partners The Miranda Dress

Courtesy of Fame and Partners

Size Range: 0-22 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Tulle

This dress is a winner for its plunging neckline and flowy, ballerina skirt, which is sure to make any bridesmaid feel like a princess.

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Most Playful: Mac Duggal Floral Chiffon Dress

Mac Duggal Floral Chiffon Dress

Courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

Size Range: 0-12 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Chiffon

A take on playful romance, this floral chiffon dress, with embellished shoulder straps, is both unique and fun.

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Most Daring: BHLDN Therese Floral Maxi Dress

BHLDN Therese Floral Maxi Dress

Courtesy of BHLDN

Size Range: 0-12 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Chiffon

This floral maxi dress is more daring than most and is our top pick for a free-spirited bridal party. 

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Most Effortless: Free People Laced Back Maxi Dress

Free People Laced Back Maxi Dress

Courtesy of Free People

Size Range: 0-12 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Viscose

A simple yet effortless option, this laced-back maxi dress is sure to turn heads with its silky fabric and strappy back detail.

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Most Whimsical: Reformation Carletta Dress

Reformation Carletta Dress

Courtesy of Reformation

Size Range: 0-12 | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Viscose

With fluttery sleeves and an open back, this free-spirited dress is one that your bridal party will be able to rewear post-wedding festivities. The whimsical wildflower print calls to mind a cottagecore aesthetic that would be perfect to wear for an autumnal ceremony, too.

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For a Destination Wedding: Faithfull the Brand LaCosta Maxi Dress Plain Warm Sand

Faithfull the Brand LaCosta Maxi Dress Plain Warm Sand

Courtesy of Faithfull the Brand

Size Range: XS-XXXL | Length: Floor-length | Materials: Linen

Cue the sand and sunshine with this beach-bound linen dress that's ready to make a splash. A summer-approved bandeau halter neck and almost peachy hue make it a versatile option for sun-kissed bridesmaids.  

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Most Charming: For Love & Lemons Nadine Mini Dress

For Love & Lemons Nadine Mini Dress

Courtesy of For Love & Lemons 

Size Range: XXS-XL | Length: Mini-length | Materials: Polyester

This mini dress, featuring geometric lace detailing and floating draped sleeves, is sure to charm all your guests.

What to Look for in Boho Bridal Party Dresses

While you're shopping for the perfect bohemian bridal party dresses, there are several things to keep in mind. As with most items for your wedding, prices can vary greatly, so you'll want to find dresses that fit within your bridesmaids' budget. Along with the price, you should take into consideration styles that can be worn beyond the wedding and reception. Versatility is key here: Deciding upon a color scheme will further allow your bridesmaids to find a dress that fits their personal style while staying true to your overall vision. 

Bohemian dresses can run the gamut from romantic and fairy tale–esque to free-spirited and whimsical. Depending on the wedding venue, it's important to determine what style of dress will be the best match. Additionally, boho dresses can be long and flowy but also shorter and of thinner material, so you'll want an appropriate dress based on the time of year for your big day. Styles can vary between lace, floral, pleated, and even velvet, which will give your bridesmaids plenty of ideas to consider.

  • What is a bohemian bridal party dress?

    A bohemian bridal party dress is meant to embody a carefree spirit and look effortless in design. Unfussy and unadorned silhouettes are often associated with bohemian dresses.

  • Are boho dresses appropriate for formal weddings?

    Of course! While bohemian bridal party dresses can traditionally be thought of as casual and informal, there are many styles out there that feel appropriate for a formal wedding (think allover embellishments and floor-length hemlines).

  • How do you style a bohemian bridesmaid dress?

    For those with minimalist taste, simple shoes and delicate jewelry always make a nice pairing. If you have a more glamourous aesthetic, statement-making earrings and an embellished clutch will complement any formal wedding. And for the romantic bridesmaid, delicate hairpins and a posy of wildflowers are all you need to complete your boho look.

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