Wedding Season Has Arrived: 12 Places to Shop for the Best Bridesmaid Dresses


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Whether you have one bridesmaid or 10, having your closest friends and family surround you on your wedding day is so special. But shopping for bridesmaid dresses is an entirely separate feat that can easily become overwhelming on top of all the other shopping that goes along with planning your big day. Bridesmaid dresses are hardly one-size-fits-all, and the same goes for shopping for them. It all depends on your wedding location, theme, décor, and so much more. 

To make the whole bridesmaid-dress-shopping experience much easier, it all comes down to knowing what you're looking for in your bridal party attire, which is why I'm breaking down the best places to buy them and why. From the site with the best floral pieces to where to head for classic staples, read about the 12 best destinations to head to and shop my edit of the bridesmaid dresses from each of them.

Good for a floral prints and romantic silhouettes: Reformation

Good for beachy styles: Bec + Bridge

Good for black-tie weddings: Net-a-Porter

Good for dresses you can *actually* wear again: Significant Other

Good for trendier styles: Revolve

Good for silk slips: Shona Joy

Good for traditional styles: Bhldn

Good for a range of brands and fast shipping: Shopbop

Good for coordinating colors with different silhouettes: Jenny Yoo

Good for bright colors: Staud

Good for affordable finds: ASOS

Good for a range of styles: Fame and Partners

Next up: I'm a Plus-Size Editor Going to 7 Weddings This Year—18 Dresses in My Cart

Senior Editor

Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.