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Best Bridesmaid Dresses of 2021

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Bridesmaid Fashion has arguably become one of the most exciting elements of the modern wedding. Gone are the days of wear-once dresses that cost a fortune. Matchy-matchy scratchy fabrics, unflattering cuts, and uncomfortable, unbreathable designs are thankfully a thing of the past.

Now, when it comes to bridesmaid dresses, almost anything goes, and that means there is a perfect dress for every one of your girls no matter their body type, age, skin tone, or budget.

Here, we’ve rounded up the absolute best of 2021’s summer bridesmaid fashion. These are the dresses your squad will want to wear again and again.

Best Dresses Under $100

Champagne taste on a beer budget. We approve.

Primp Boutique is an unbeatable resource for extraordinary dresses on a budget. Statement-making hues and a wide variety of styles means you'll find the perfect dress whether your wedding is backyard, or black tie.

Want something tres chic and a little unexpected? Proper Minnea offers budget-friendly dresses with unique details to set them apart. Lace insets? High slits? Side Cutouts? Yes. Yes. Yes.

If you have a smaller wedding party, don't overlook Our Shop Bridal. They offer sample gowns in select sizes for only $25! These are gowns that would normally cost hundreds. Because sizes are limited, it will be hard to find matching gowns for large bridal party, but if your gal squad is limited to just a couple girls, or you're doing a mismatching theme where everyone riffs around a similar color, Our Shop Bridal might be the place for you.

Best Dresses Under $150

These gowns offer many of the same fabrics and details of those at much higher price points!

If you want one-stop shopping for something a little more formal, head to The Wedding Shoppe and check out their Kennedy Blue Collection. Every one of the numerous dresses in this collection comes in 44 color choices, meaning you are sure to find one to match your wedding palette.

Best Dresses Under $250

These dresses are made to last, and thanks to their beautiful fit, your squad will be begging for reasons to wear them again.

Allure Bridal is a top choice for understated, luxurious bridesmaid designs.

Want your wedding party to make a little more of a statement? How about a gown from It doesn't get more summery than florals, geodes, and fringe. This Los Angeles-based online retailer is a celebrity favorite for a reason.

Best Dresses $250-500

At this price point, you can expect top-of-the-line details for dresses that feel as special as they look.

The Wedding Shoppe's Adrianna Papell collection is perfect for neutral colors and beaded, deco-inspired designs.

Be still our beating hearts... it is impossible not to be smitten with the beauty you find in Anthropologie's dress department. From statement-making modern, to retro, to Grecian goddess, these gowns are worth every cent.

Best Dresses Over $500

If your bridesmaids love all things designer, give them permission to splurge with these unforgettable, extraordinary gowns, all from


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