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Bridesmaid Dresses: 2018 Real Weddings

We saw three solid themes in 2018 bridesmaid dresses. First, shades of pink, red and purple, worn at weddings from February to July. Second, navy is always a popular option for – especially in the fall. Finally, classic black dresses work no matter the time of year.

Need more bridesmaid dresses in your life? Check out my 2017 dress round up, my 2016 bridesmaid summary, and my 2015 bridesmaid bouquet and dress post. Once I even styled four Rent the Runway dresses that I thought would be great bridesmaid dresses.

Have you picked out your attendants attire but looking for some gift ideas? I have 29 bridesmaid gift ideas and a bridesmaid robe round up for your enjoyment.

Want to see more from all my 2018 weddings? I have you covered! Here we have a numerical look back, wedding cakes, wedding shoes, bridal bouquets, wedding stationery, dogs at weddings and wedding bling.

Pink to Burgundy to Purple Dresses

Pink dresses are here to stay. But I love how different each of these looks are. From a total mix and match ranging from nude to blush, to Bashful Pink with varying dress styles to best fit each lady, there is no wrong way to do pink.

Merlot was Pantone’s color of the year in 2015, but we still see it being used today. It is a flattering color on many people, and it works with so many different shades of florals!

Vibrant purple is still a winner, no matter the time of year. This is a great shade when you don’t want to do more traditional dark colors like navy or black.

Fall for Blue Bridesmaid Dresses

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Classic Black Dresses

Timeless. Sophisticated. You can’t go wrong with black bridesmaid dresses.