12 Bridesmaid Dresses Your Friends Will Actually Wear Again

Last Saturday night, a moment of pure elation came over me. My best friend arrived for dinner wearing an oversize gray turtleneck layered over a silky silver maxi dress and sneakers. I applauded her impeccably chic outfit and inquired in that red carpet way, "Darling, who are you wearing?" Her answer brought as much pleasure to me as it did to her: "Judith, it's my bridesmaid dress—from your wedding!"

When I got married last year, it was always my intention to give my bridesmaids dresses that they would want to wear again, even if it was just to another wedding. So I opted for versatile silky silver slip dresses (which we dressed up with cascading rhinestone earrings and shimmery shoes). And now, to see my best friend not only wearing the dress but pulling it off in cool-girl style brought me pure delight.

So, brides, if you are about to choose your bridal party's outfits for your big day, consider the ultra-chic options below, which are elegant enough for a wedding and versatile enough to re-wear. Moreover, won't it be satisfying when someone asks her, "Darling, who are you wearing?"

A luxe silky satin wrap dress is the epitome of elegance. What's more, your squad can pair it with skinny jeans for a chic party outfit long after the big day.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

From rustic outdoor wedding to weekend baby shower, this flowy floral maxi dress is flattering, versatile, and super pretty.

Available in sizes 4 to 8.

We say "I do" to this blush pink velvet stunner. 

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Keep accessories simple with this charming floral print.

Available in sizes XS to L.

This month's bridesmaid dress, next month's birthday dress.

Available in sizes 0 to 14.

Off-the-shoulder silhouette + pretty guipure lace = match made in heaven.

 Available in sizes 6 UK to 14 UK.

Just look at these lovely flutter sleeves. 

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Add a little sparkle to your bridal party photos.

Available in sizes 12 to 28.

You can't go wrong with a simple silk maxi dress.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Just add an oversize sweater and sneakers to take this from ceremony to street.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

A wedding in Provence is calling our name.

Available in sizes XXS to XL.