Eliza writes: "Longtime reader, first time writer. I am getting married in March (yay!) but I am majorly striking out on finding bridesmaid dresses that won't break the bank or ruin friendships! Having been a bridesmaid myself several times, I know how important it is to choose well. I am looking for a pale pink dress for them (my colors are pale pink and gold), either short or long, and preferably under $200. I'm not picky on fabric, but I do have many different sizes (and one post-pregnancy body) to accommodate) so I was looking for a line that had a few necklines in the same color, or something that would be flattering on all types. If you found awesome gold shoes to go with the dresses that would be incredible too :) Please help!! Thank you so much!"
The common wedding conundrum: How to make everyone look fabulous without all going into debt. Luckily, as much as everyone fake complains about wedding dress shopping, it is actually a ton of fun, and there are a million options! Here are a variety of pale pink dresses that should flatter most body types and hide post-baby bumps. Hopefully your friends will all feel gorgeous in them so you all can focus on the party!
Note: #5 & 7 are from the same designer and are sure to complement one another.
1. Sleeveless Chiffon Short Dress with Beaded Straps ($149)
2. Nina Benicia ($50)
3. JS Collections Strapless Dress ($168)
4. J. Renee Evon Peep-Toe Pumps ($99)
5. Donna Morgan Rhea($178)
6. Nina Forbes ($79)
7. Donna Morgan Jessie ($178)
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Lizzy here: I love drooling over designer goods all day, but get total satisfaction out of quality items at a great price. Buyer's remorse is a foreign term for me because I believe you can rock just about anything with the right attitude and accessories. (And because I meticulously look over every detail of an item before I buy.)