Personal Shopper: A Casual Coral Bridesmaid Dress for Anna's Sister's Wedding

Anna wrote: "I am looking for a bridesmaid dress to my younger sister's wedding. She is getting married to her girlfriend of several years in a park in Vermont this July. It will be a very casual wedding (they are arriving and going down the aisle on tandem bikes) but both wearing white wedding dresses. The bridesmaids have been asked to wear a dress of our choosing in a warm color (red, yellow, pink). I would love something in coral. I love Lilly Pulitzer in kind of a funky way and have a lot of shift dresses, they look good on me, but I am not married to that shape. I am not a huge fan of the vintage style of tight top and flared skirt (Mod Cloth has a lot of this) but would go with something flowy that is not in a shift shape. Due to the casual nature of the wedding I was looking for something in a nice cotton or linen that was not a beach cover up or super casual. I would also be interested in a print or pattern. Something long would be a nice change for me if it worked on a shorter person. My max budget is $300.00 but would be happy for something less but since its my only baby sister want it to be something special. So looking forward to your help!"

Hi Anna! Here's a handful of my favorite coral and pink dresses. I love the idea of wearing a print - my personal favorite is number 7, but it might be a little dressier than you were imagining. Hope you like 'em!

1 - Trina Turk Atlantis Dress ($298)
2 - AK Anne Klein Reverse Coral Sheath ($148)
3 - BCBGMAXAZRIA Lace Alice Dress ($198 on sale)
4 - Meadow Rue Watermelon Ice Dress ($188)
5 - C&C California High/Low Tank Dress ($88)
6 - AG Adriano Goldschmied Asymmetric Hem Dress ($132)
7 - Milly Lindsay Push-Up Dress ($228 on sale)
8 - Vanessa Bruno Athé Printed Cotton and Silk-Blend Dress ($300)

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mitchy-dino.jpgMitchy here: I'd be happy to never put on another pair of pants. What this means for you is that I love all kinds of dress shopping - especially cute patterned dresses and party dresses. I also love colorful apparel and jewelry as well as vintage-styled home decor. Other things I don't usually put on resumes: expert cat wrangler, road tripper, and connoisseur of bad movies.

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