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You have your something borrowed, old and new, but if you’re looking for the perfect something blue, why not have your best friends fill the role? You might not have considered navy blue for your bridesmaids’ dresses, but this classic hue is taking center stage and we can’t get enough of the effortless elegance it exudes.
Navy is traditionally a more timeless color, but that’s why we love seeing it utilized in modern celebrations. Whether you select a classic style or a trendy cut, navy is a simple way to add a feeling of fanciness to your bridal party’s aesthetic. The best part is, it’s a color that’s been around forever, so there are plenty of style options depending on what you’re after.
Favorite Arm Coverage: Tobi Come Closer To Me Slit Maxi Dress in Navy
This chic navy gown from Tobi is daring enough to stand on its own but is easy to accessorize with dangle earrings or a statement bracelet. The best part is the trendy butterfly sleeves will make any bridal party happy, who prefer arm coverage without feeling too covered up.
For a Garden Wedding: Morilee Madeline Gardner Strapless Chiffon Bridesmaid with Sheer, Off The Shoulder Flutter Sleeves
We love a boho look amongst the flowers, that’s why Morilee Madeline Gardner’s chiffon gown is a garden wedding must. Featuring a beaded bodice and sheer flutter sleeves, it’s a dream ethereal dress for your special blood-filled occasion.
For a Casual Wedding: Reformation Lili Dress
Whether it’s a backyard or barn celebration, a casual wedding calls for a breezy look that’s both cool and beautiful. The ruffle sleeves, bow waist details, and button details make it a fashionable wardrobe staple your girls will gravitate toward after the celebration is done.
For a Spring Wedding: Tobi Analise Plunging Floral Maxi Dress In Navy
Tobi’s best-selling Analise dress is a formal event favorite thanks to its deep plunge neckline, open criss-cross back, and sheer lace overlay. It comes in a variety of colors, but we love it in navy for an evening spring wedding that’s elevated and elegant.
Best Subtle Sparkle: Asos Maya Bridesmaid V-neck Maxi Tulle Dress With Tonal Delicate Sequins In Navy
Party on the top and formal on the bottom! ASOS’s Maya gown features a flattering fit-and-flare silhouette, a sequin bodice, and elongating V-neckline that’ll make your bridesmaids feel celebration-ready.
For a Fall Wedding: Blush Mark Dreaming Of You Navy Blue Velvet Maxi Dress
Formal fall occasions call for deep colors, rich fabrics, and enough coverage to keep your girls feeling comfortable as the warm autumn day turns cooler as the sun sets. Blue Mark’s 'Dreaming of You' dress also comes in a variety of colors if you’re not feeling the navy.
For a Winter Wedding: JJ’s House A-Line V-neck Floor-Length Chiffon Bridesmaid Dress
A cold-weather wedding calls for long sleeves and plenty of coverage so your girls stay cozy during pictures in the snow and any outside festivities. This chiffon gown from JJ’s House provides plenty of glam and security so everyone can celebrate without getting a chill.
How do I pick a blue hue for my wedding?
Navy blue can be versatile depending on the dress brand, so you’ll want to get swatches to ensure you’re selecting your ideal color. Luckily, most retailers offer swatches and/or return options so you can select your most beautiful blue.
What seasons do navy blue dresses look best for?
While navy is traditionally a more elegant and cold weather color—which works great for evening or winter weddings—we’re finding more and more couples adopting the hue for all seasons and celebrations. Just make sure the style and fabric are seasonally appropriate so your bridal party feels and looks good.
What fabrics do navy blue bridal party dresses come in?
Navy blue gowns come in virtually every fabric, ranging from satin, sequin, chiffon, velvet, and tulle. Whatever look you’re dreaming of, there’s a very good chance you’ll find a style in the classic navy hue.