Being asked to be a bridesmaid used to be a bit of a minefild. Not only would you be the person closest to Bridezilla and her mood swings, you might also have been expected to wear a peach frilled meringue cleverly masquerading as a dress. Not the most thrilling of experiences.
These days, things are a little bit different. The Bridezilla may still be a problem, but the dress scenario has definitely improve. Bridesmaids can wear anything from chic cocktail styles, pretty prom dresses which take their retro cues from the 1950s, or full length and fabulous gowns that could grace a black tie event.
House of Fraser is a must visit, port of call if you are looking for a bridesmaid dress. They can basically cater for every need in bridesmaid style, whether it be elegance on a budget (just check out the range of dresses for under £50), dresses with Royal inspiration from Kate and Pippa Middleton, full length gowns that you could actually wear again, long after the wedding ceremony, and bridesmaids gowns with iconic names (Biba anyone). Add in a raft of colours, lengths and sizing that goes up to a size 22 in some designs, and you are sure to find the perfect dress for you or your Maid of Honour.
Here are some of those stunning House of Fraser Bridesmaid’s dresses in more detail.
I can’t actually believe these dresses cost less than £50! This is perfect for a bride on a budget and has chic cocktail styles as well as a gorgeous, full length dress from Jane Norman.
Kate and Pippa Middleton Style
Kate is the hottest style icon in the UK at the moment, whilst Pippa showed that in the right dress, the bridesmaid can garner herself quite a bit of attention. If either lady is your style inspiration, you will find both Kate and Pippa inspired dresses at House of Fraser.
Full length and fabulous
For brides that still opt for the more traditional route, there are some gorgeous full length dresses that are both pretty and feminine, Perfect for bridesmaids of every age.