The Anti-Bride: These Bridesmaids Dresses Are Breaking the Mold

Let’s talk bridesmaids! As you may know, I have 13 bridesmaids (take it in, I know it’s shocking for some people) – you can read about how I asked my ladies here! The cutest DIY gifts.

So while I may be traditional with fully plunging into the bridesmaids game, when it comes to bridesmaids dresses, I flee from anything traditional.

For my wedding I have asked my ladies to wear black midi dresses. I have given them guidelines: modern, no off the shoulder, no high-low, etc. I also gave them my favorites: slip dresses, jumpsuits, architectural dresses. Each of my bridesmaids gets to pick out her own dress meaning she gets to decide what works for her body and budget (two things that are really important to me). I get to help each lady individually find their dress too which is such a memorable experience.

With that, I am always on the lookout for bridesmaids dresses that aren’t traditional. The anti-bride in me seriously comes out when it comes to my bridal party. I rounded up different brands, styles, and individual dresses that I think encapsulates the anti-bride looking for a rad bridal party that sheds any trace of tradition.

1. Fame & Partners


Fame & Partners defines themselves as your personal atelier. Their beauty lies in their contemporary designs while their promise lies in the art of customization. What makes this online boutique perfect for a bridesmaid look is that most dresses can be made in their library of swatch colors – meaning each bridesmaids can pick their silhouette (according to your instruction, of course!) and order in the color or length of your choosing.

Get your bridal party looking like the cool girl gang they really are by clicking here.


2. Reformation


There is nothing like having your bridesmaids look like #RefBabes on your wedding. Have your girl gang pick different Reformation silhouettes in the same color. The bridal party lined up in these elegant numbers will exude class with a touch of modernity and sex appeal.

Visit Reformation’s bridal collection here.


3. Flynn Skye, The Bardot Maxi Dress

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For the California boho babe that is effortlessly cool, Flynn Skye’s Bardot Maxi Dress is the perfect unconventional bridesmaid dress your girls will be wearing long after you say “I Do.” One of Flynn Skye’s classic designs, you can choose from a plethora of colors  and patterns including Stone Roses and Taupe.

To romanticize your bridesmaids in this maxi dress for $198.00, click here.


4. Aje, The Sienna Dress

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Up the drama and the flair with Aje’s Sienna Dress. Perfectly formal with the fun twist your bridal party craves. Your maids will be looking quite fancy. Guaranteed to impress all your guests!

Put your babes in this dress for $695 by clicking here.


5. Gossamer, Vintage

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Why not break all rules and place your bridesmaids in one of a kind vintage pieces from Gossamer? It checks off all the boxes: unique, breathtaking, and beautiful. This mix and match motif will definitely awe your guests.

Select one of a kind vintage dresses right here.


6. LPA The Label, Dress 255, White.

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Jump on the all-white trend and have heavenly pictures you’ll always look back on with a whimsical eye. This white little number from LPA The Label makes the perfect white bridesmaid look. Keeping it simple with a hint of drama (hence the frill here) is key if placing your bridal party in all white. This will ensure your dress stands out!

Get this white party going with LPA by clicking here.


7. Stevie May, Kafka Midi Dress

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If your wardrobe is compiled of modern black garments, than this fashion-forward black midi dress will get you excited about your bridal party photos! With all of your girls in this Stevie May dress, your aesthetic reputation will be in good hands.

Do bridesmaids the modern way with this dress here. 

by scout

**Featured Image from Fame and Partners.


Scout is the curator and Editor-in-Chief of REVUE by scout. When not fostering REVUE, you can catch Scout reading, writing, out for lunch with friends, or cuddling on the couch with her fiancé and puppy Lola. Scout comes from both the digital and print publishing worlds with experience that ranges from operational to creative. Experience her aesthetic world with REVUE.

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