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How to Pick The Perfect Bridesmaid Dress

You’ve likely already found “the one” at your wedding dress appointment and now our beautiful Sorella Vita bridesmaid dresses will make your wedding partie shine!  

With a fabulous selection of colors, fabrics, styles and silhouettes to choose from, there’s a Sorella Vita bridesmaid dress that will make each bridesmaid’s heart skip a beat. We’re here to guide and inspire you, so you can nail the bridesmaid dress game with ease. 

We recommend picking dresses that harmonize with your wedding theme and accentuate your squad’s figures and personalities. Let’s go bridesmaid dress shopping and discover your dream gowns that’ll make your bridesmaids dazzle on your big day. 

What Factors Should You Consider When Selecting the Bridesmaid Dresses? 

When it comes to picking out bridesmaid dresses, there are some factors to consider if you want your bridal party to slay the fashion game. Let’s dive in: 

  1. Wedding Theme and Style: Whether it’s a romantic garden affair, a glamorous ballroom celebration or a boho beach party, the bridesmaid dresses should complement the theme and vibe. 
  1. Season: Opt for lighter fabrics and shorter lengths for spring and summer weddings, while choosing richer fabrics and longer lengths for fall and winter weddings. 
  1. Length: From elegant floor-length gowns that exude sophistication to chic knee-length or tea-length dresses that offer a more playful and flirty look, the length depends on the formality of your wedding. 
  1. Fabric: Flowy chiffon, luxurious satin or velvet in rich colors  – it all depends on your bridal style, the formaility of the wedding and of course the season. 

Should Bridesmaids Have Identical Dresses or Mix-and-Match? 

When it comes to bridesmaid dresses, the age-old question comes up: Should your besties wear identical dresses or mix-and-match for a trendy twist? The choice ultimately depends on your vision and personal style. If you’re aiming for a classic and cohesive look, identical dresses will create a sense of unity and elegance.   

On the other hand, if you’re a trendsetter looking to make a statement, mix-and-match dresses can add a fun and playful touch to your bridal party. You’ll want to make sure that the bridesmaid dresses match the formality of your own wedding gown.  

If you’re wearing a ballgown, for example, you may want to opt for dresses that complement the grandeur and elegance. You can always tie the mix-and-match looks together with accessories. 

Bridesmaid Dress Styles 

From boho off-shoulder styles to elegant A-lines, there’s a gown for every size and style. Create your party look, from traditional to whimsical, with our trendy yet classic selection. Read on to explore five of our favorite bridesmaid dresses! 

Strapless Chiffon Bridesmaid Dress 

black strapless bridesmaid dress with notched neckline - 9606 by Sorella Vita
black full length bridesmaid dress with asymetrical neckline - 9606 by Sorella Vita

Dance the night away in Style 9606 with a splash of runway-inspired elegance in this strapless bridesmaid dress by Sorella Vita. The fitted bodice, with its mesmerizing notched neckline and chic column silhouette, is guaranteed to make heads turn.   

That’s not all – the open back and a seductive slit add an extra dash of sophistication and style to this stunning dress.   

Sleeveless Boho-inspired Bridesmaid Dress with Strappy Back 

teal and yellow boho bridesmaid dresses with open back - 9508 by Sorella Vita
boho full length bridesmaid dress with front slit - 9508 by Sorella Vita

Awaken your inner boho goddess in Style 9508, a chiffon bridesmaid dress that will make your bridesmaid dreams come to life! Let delicate spaghetti straps weave their magic in a mesmerizing zigzag pattern, gathering in a sweet bow at the back.   

The breathtaking long, tiered skirt adds dimension and volume while you stand beside your bestie at her whimsy forest wedding. It’s time to make your bridesmaid vision come alive in a dress that’s as catchy as a fall melody.  

Charmeuse Bridesmaid Dress with Skirt Slit 

yellow silk bridesmaid dress with cowl neck - 9538 by Sorella Vita
burnt orange silk bridesmaid dress with cowl neck - 9538 by Sorella Vita

Get ready to dazzle in Style 9538! This show-stopping bridesmaid dress proves that less is indeed more. Picture yourself draped in this luxurious charmeuse love affair from head to toe.  

With a chic and flattering gathered bodice, this dress effortlessly flows into a sleek and timeless straight skirt. Hold on tight, because a playful slit adds a touch of flirtatious allure to this already stunning ensemble.  

With a soft jersey lining, comfort is guaranteed, ensuring you feel as amazing as you look all night long. So, gather your squad and make a statement in this irresistible dress. 

A-line Bridesmaid Dress

purple bridesmaid dress with slit and v-neckline - 9600 by Sorella Vita
pink plus size bridesmaid dress with knotted waist - 9600 by Sorella Vita

Envisioning a stylish look that’s both easy and effortless? With its deep V-neckline at the front and back, Style 9600 exudes elegance from every angle.  

The A-line silhouette gracefully enhances your natural waistline. While the gathered fabric creates an effortlessly twisted effect that adds a touch of sophisticated boho.  

Let’s not forget about the flirty slit down the front of the skirt that will leave everyone enchanted! 

Tea-Length Bridesmaid Dress 

yellow mid length bridesmaid dress with spaghetti straps - 9516 by Sorella Vita

Dress to impress in Style 9515! The stunning tea-length A-line bridesmaid dress brings a versatile, chic look to your big day. Crafted from luxurious silky charmeuse, it’s a vision of elegance and allure.  

Delicate spaghetti straps grace the shoulders, leading to a daring V-neckline with a mesmerizing pleated detail. The A-line silhouette hugs the silhouette in cascading charmeuse, just below the knee for an elegant tea-length look that is sure to leave everyone in awe. 

Things to Avoid when Choosing Bridesmaid Dresses 

By avoiding these common mistakes, you can choose dresses that enhance your wedding style. Make your bridesmaids feel confident, comfortable and beautiful. 

  • Delaying the shopping process: Don’t let time slip away and risk missing out on your dream bridesmaid dresses. Keep in mind that ordering and delivery can take time. They also sometimes require alterations and steaming.  
  • Going over budget: Try to keep the price tag in mind, especially when your bridesmaids are paying for their own dress. 
  • Not considering skin tones, body type and hair color. Make your bridesmaids feel like the stunning beauties they are by considering their skin tones, body types and even hair colors. Choose a color and style that complements their features and showcases their individual beauty.  
  • Ignoring your bridesmaid’s opinions: It’s your big day and you have the final say. However, including your bridesmaids in the decision-making process will make them feel valued and cherished.  

We hope this gets you excited to start the search for bridesmaid dresses and helps you and your bridal party to look and feel their best on your special day! Now you’re ready to bring your bridesmaid visions to life.  

Ready to find dresses for your gorgeous besties? Book your appointment today and explore all the amazing choices we have.