If You Have to Buy a Bridesmaid Dress, Hopefully It's One of These

So your best friend is getting married and asked you to be a bridesmaid—congrats! There are bachelorette parties and bridal showers in your future but also the (sometimes cringe-worthy) task of hunting for bridesmaid dresses. You don’t always get to pick what you’ll be wearing, but if you have a chance to assist the bride with her selections, give her a nudge in the right direction.

It wasn’t long ago that bridesmaid dress shopping required a trip to a bridal store to pick out styles made just for weddings in mind. But in recent years, cool retailers like Reformation and Topshop have launched their own wedding collections that look just as cool at the celebration and after. Whether you have feminine floral-print gowns or minimal satin slip dresses in mind, we found 25 beautiful dresses to wear for summer weddings.

Keep reading to shop bridesmaid dresses from five cool designers and look chic when you catch that bouquet.