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16 Silver Bridal Party Dresses that Shine at Every Budget

From soft silvers to pale pewters.

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Okay, so it's not your big day, but technically, you're still walking down the aisle. And to be honest, there's no better position to be in. As a member of the bridal party, you have the perfect excuse to get all dressed up, get in on the photo booth action, and snap selfies all night long without any of the pressure. Plus, standing by the side of one of your best friends as she ties the knot is equally exciting as it is an honor, so it comes as no surprise that you'll want to look the part and feel your best! Considering you'll be sitting at the head table, posing for photos all afternoon and 'gramming the night away, your dress is sure to play a major role.

As one of the most luxurious and eye-catching hues, you're lucky to be a part of a bridal party flaunting a silver look! Its neutral shade makes for a timeless ensemble that you'll love to look back on—and even possibly wear again. Plus, its a versatile tone that works for all types of formalities and seasons. From softer tones that appear gray to full-on sequin sparkle, there are scores of silver bridesmaid dresses on the market. Some of our favorite budget-friendly places to shop include Birdy Grey, Azazie, and Show Me Your Mumu. Or, you simply can't go wrong with the classics such as Bill Levkoff, Nordstrom, David's Bridal, or Bergdorf Goodman. Whether you're going all-out with a beaded dress or keeping it conservative with a long sleeve, we're here to help make your search for the perfect bridal party dress.

Ahead, here are 16 silver bridal party dresses sure to make a serious entrance—without showing up the bride, of course (because you also don't want to be that girl).

Best Halter: Show Me Your Mumu Jasmine Halter Maxi Dress

Show Me Your Mumu Jasmine Halter Maxi Silver Bridesmaid Dress

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Size range: XXS-XXL | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 30 days of delivery

This high halter neckline is equally chic and sophisticated as it it sexy. With its barely there back and luxurious satin fabric, the striking silver hue complements beautifully.

For a Spring Wedding: Birdy Grey Christina Convertible Dress

Birdy Grey Christina Tulle Convertible Silver Bridesmaid Dress

Courtesy of Birdy Grey

Size range: XS-3XL | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: $9.99 flat-rate shipping | Return policy: Returns accepted within 45 days of delivery with $10 restocking fee

Light and airy, this tulle gown is perfect for spring. With its convertible design, the Christina dress is equally versatile as it is pretty and ethereal. Plus you can customize your own wedding shoe.

Most Intricate Detail: Tadashi Shoji Odette Sequin Dress

Tadashi Shoji Odette Sequin Silver Bridesmaid Dress

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Size range: 0-18 | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 28 days of delivery

Your squad is sure to make graceful strides down the aisle (and on the dance floor) in this intricate sequin-embellished gown. Featuring a sleek silhouette and little cap sleeves, this beauty would fit in perfectly with fall or winter black-tie nuptials.

Best Cold-Shoulder Design: Birdy Grey Spence Convertible Dress

Birdy Grey Spence Convertible Silver Bridesmaid Dress

Courtesy of Birdy Grey

Size range: XS-3XL | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: $9.99 flat rate standard shipping | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 45 days of delivery

This airy chiffon dress boasts the best of both worlds up top: Off-the-shoulder draping for a romantic feel and spaghetti straps for extra support. A must for the practical gal, this silver stunner also includes pockets to hide your iPhone and some oil-blotting sheets.

For the Glam Bridal Party: The Vampire's Wife The Midnight Garden Lamé Dress

The Vampire's Wife The Midnight Garden Lamé Silver Bridesmaid Dress

Courtesy of Matches Fashion

Size range: US2-US14 | Length: Knee-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 28 days of purchase

Your squad will shimmer the night away in this stellar silver dress. Featuring a modern square neckline and effortless silhouette, the flouncy hem adds the perfect playful touch and remember to let your guests what colors to avoid a clash.

Best Draped Design: Lulus Thoughts of Hue Light Grey Surplice Maxi Dress

Lulus Thoughts of Hue Light Grey Surplice Maxi Silver Bridesmaid Dress

Courtesy of Lulus

Size range: XS-3XL | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Free shipping | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 10 days of delivery

Fit for a Grecian goddess, this woven fabric drapes into a wrap-style V-shaped neckline and falls into a maxi-length skirt with a subtle side slit. Pair it with a beaded headband and waves in your hair for a regal look.

Most Effortless: Show Me Your Mumu Verona Cowl Dress

Show Me Your Mumu Verona Cowl Silver Bridesmaid Dress

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Size range: XXS-XXL | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 30 days of delivery

Something about this slip dress, featuring a midi hemline and cowl neck, feels perfect for a modern city ceremony. If you feel so inclined, a loose updo will show off your decolletage beautifully.

For a Formal Wedding: La Femme Beaded Lace Tulle A-Line Gown

La Femme Beaded Lace Tulle A-Line Silver Bridesmaid Gown

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Size range: 2-18 | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Free standard shipping | Return policy: Free returns accepted

If you're taking part in a glamorous, black-tie wedding, your bridal party dress must abide by the more formal code. This beaded and lace gown with a tulle A-line skirt looks sophisticated and will hold up in a fancy setting, shocasing how wedding dresses are made.

Best Off-the-Shoulder Design: Lulus Feel the Romance Grey Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Dress

Lulus Feel the Romance Grey Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Silver Bridesmaid Dress

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Size range: XS-3XL | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Free shipping | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 10 days of delivery

A romantic choice, this lightweight, gauzy, off-the-shoulder silhouette is sure to flow in the wind—whether you're standing under an arbor in Tuscany or on a beach in a tropical locale. 

For the Sparkly Squad: Jenny Yoo Style 22032 Zelda Dress

Jenny Yoo Style 22032 Zelda Silver Bridesmaid Dress

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Size range: 0-18 | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 30 days of purchase

Silver sequins adorn the entirety of this floor-length gown. Featuring a center slit and V-neckline, this shimmering stunner is ideal for a dimly lit black-tie affair.

Best Convertible Design: Lulus Tricks of the Trade Taupe Maxi Dress

Lulus Tricks of the Trade Taupe Maxi Silver Bridesmaid Dress

Courtesy of Lulus

Size range: XS-XL | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Free shipping | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 10 days of delivery

Perfect for customizing a look that works best for your body type and style preferences, this stretch jersey dress features two lengths of fabric attached to an elastic waistband. Use these strips to create endless bodice styles, from halter to one-shoulder, strapless, and even this deep-V design.

Most Classic: Show Me Your Mumu Faith Maxi Dress

Show Me Your Mumu Faith Maxi Silver Bridesmaid Dress

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Size range: XXS-XXL | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 30 days of delivery

You can't go wrong with a classic. With its V-neckline and timeless A-line silhouette, this silver stunner will never go out of style.

Best Beaded Style: BHLDN Fidelia Beaded Maxi Dress

BHLDN Fidelia Beaded Maxi Silver Bridesmaid Dress

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Size range: 0-26W | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 30 days of delivery

If the event calls for a hint of sparkle, this silver V-neck blouson maxi is embellished with a hand-beaded art deco pattern for an elegant shine. Pair it with a silver shoe and simple jewelry for a classic, timeless look.

For the Chic Bridal Party: Azazie Kalea Dress

Azazie Kalea Silver Bridesmaid Dress with Slit

Courtesy of Azazie

Size range: A0-A30 (custom sizes available) | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 30 days of purchase for standard sizes

The streamline silhouette of the Kalea gown exudes a chic and effortless look. We're obsessed with the modern square neckline, ruching, and statement-making slit.

Best Asymmetrical Design: Paco Rabanne Asymmetric Ruched Stretch-Lurex Dress

Paco Rabanne Asymmetric Ruched Stretch-Lurex Silver Bridesmaid Dress

Courtesy of Net-A-Porter

Size range: FR34-FR44 | Length: Knee-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 28 days of delivery

The asymmetrical ruching and side slit of this knee-length dress adds a fresh twist to its modest neckline. We picture this with shoulder-grazing statement earrings or a bold necklace and you won't need to try on wedding dresses anymore.

For Classic With A Twist: Show Me Your Mumu Rome Twist Gown

Show Me Your Mumu Rome Twist Cap Sleeve Silver Bridesmaid Gown

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Size range: XXS-3XL | Length: Floor-length | Shipping: Shipping rates vary | Return policy: Free returns accepted within 30 days of delivery

The twisted bodice and sweet cap sleeve detail perfectly frames the face and décolletage. Plus, the gorgeous sheen to the simple skirt suits the silver hue oh-so-perfectly.

What to Look for in a Silver Bridesmaid Dress

Between its luxurious connotation and undeniable versatility, opting for a silver bridesmaid dress is simply a no-brainer. So, when it comes to selecting the perfect bridesmaid ensemble, it truly starts with the cut and silhouette. With a squad of varying shapes and sizes, you can't go wrong with selecting a dress personalized for every member of the bridal crew. For individuals who have a fuller bust, we recommend a gown with a V-neckline or wrap-style design. Women who have a smaller cup size look stunning in a cowl or square neckline. While floor-length dresses are universally flattering, it is even more fitting for petite gals whereas long-legged ladies look especially stunning flaunting a thigh-high slit. Equally important, ensure that all bridal party members purchase gowns with the same silver shade. Unless the bride has intentionally created a palette of varying silver and gray tones and textures, it is crucial to take note of the gown's color and finish. Be mindful that sometimes a metallic finish may or may not appear on a screen. When online shopping, browsing through a few reviews or customer photos is always helpful and eliminates the possibility of any future hassle.

FAQ
  • When is it appropriate to wear a silver bridal party dress?

    Any time a bride requests it! Consider shopping for longer lengths and shiny finishes for more formal or evening weddings, and opt for shorter styles and simple designs for more intimate gatherings.

  • How do you style a silver bridal party dress?

    Silver dresses work well with similarly colored accessories like silver, white gold, and shiny metallics.

  • How much is a bridal party dress?

    You can find bridesmaid dresses at all price points to fit any budget!

Why Trust Us / About the Author

Contributing writer Stephanie Montes is a writer covering all things beauty and fashion. With over a decade of editorial experience, she is a former beauty director at Zoe Media Group, editorial assistant for Women's Wear Daily, as well as styling assistant for Allure Magazine.

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