Yellow is a beautiful color usually associated with spring, summer and sunshine, and no matter what color your wedding dress, it will look lovely on your bridesmaids. Whether you want to flatter your own wedding dress, add a touch of color, or have your bridesmaids blend in with a theme (such as sunflowers), there are plenty of yellow bridesmaid dresses to choose from. Popular styles,shown below, range from the casual to the formal, and everything in between, so with this list you can easily find something that suits your tastes.
10. Mermaid Yellow Bridesmaid Dress
The mermaid yellow dress is very formal and can usually be used as an actual wedding gown. This dress features a tight bodice that hugs the form past the hips, and then flares out with a dramatic flourish at the mid-thigh or knees depending on the dress. Mermaid styles are very flattering, and can sometimes come with different color tails, which will create a beautiful contrast that can go well with almost any theme. Mermaids should be paired with a very formal or large wedding dress in order to create a distinction between the bridesmaids and the bride, especially if both are wearing yellow.
9. A-Line Dress
An A-line dress is one of the most versatile dresses that a woman can own, which is one of the reasons why it makes an excellent bridesmaid dress. The A-line features a tight bodice with a tight waist and a skirt that flares out at the hips. Variations include halter, one shoulder, strapless, V-neck, cowl neck, and more. The A-line dress borders between formal and casual, and is usually excellent for both. Paired with a loose hairstyle, the dress is more casual, while with heels and a nice hairdo, the dress can be formal enough to look elegant next to anything. A-lines are usually considered to be universally flattering on all body types.
8. Empire Waist Bridesmaid Dress
The empire waist dress features a tight bodice that immediately drops down into a flared waist that runs into the hips. This bridesmaid dress is excellent for women of all shapes and sizes, because it can easily hide problem areas. An empire waist bridesmaid dress is elegant, can be one shoulder or off shoulder, and casual enough to go at almost any style of wedding.
7. Halter Style Yellow Bridesmaid Dresses
Halter styles are increasingly popular because they bare the shoulders and the arms to add a classy hint of sex appeal to any outfit. A halter style yellow bridesmaid dress will add a hint of feminine charm, without taking any attention from the bride. Halters come in almost every style, which means the bridesmaids can choose a dress that suits them.
6. Short & Strapless Bridesmaid Dresses
Resembling a short prom dress, the short and strapless bridesmaid dress can be a colorful and fun way to dress up your bridesmaids. Usually featuring a flared skirt, and sometimes a tie at the waist, short dresses can be either bodycon, or flared and worn with a petticoat for more emphasis. These can be both formal, or more relaxed and casual for a semi-formal wedding.
5. Yellow Maxi Dresses
The maxi dress is the ultimate casual bridesmaid dress, especially in yellow. The dress is casual, long, flowing and elegant, yet doesn’t detract from the bride in any way, even if her dress is relatively casual as well. Yellow maxi dresses are excellent for outdoor and beach weddings, and depending on the style can also be worn to more formal events. Maxi dresses are flattering on both younger and older women.
4. Prom Style
Some prom style bridesmaid dresses border dangerously close to resembling wedding dresses, but when paired with a suitably formal gown, they can be quite beautiful. For the bride who doesn’t mind giving some of the attention to the bridesmaids, a prom style bridesmaid dress will add a beautiful touch to any yellow themed wedding.
3. Simple Sundress
For simplicity, try choosing a yellow bridesmaid sun dress. A sundress is versatile, usually flairs at the waist, and can feature almost any type of neckline. Sundresses are excellent for wearing to casual weddings, and give the bridesmaid the opportunity to wear something she might already have if she likes.
2. Knee Length Bandage Dress
A bandage dress can be extremely stylish, especially if it’s long enough and cut high on the throat. Bandage dresses are usually tight, which means that for a wedding, they shouldn’t show shoulders, or cleavage. The result will be an elegant and beautiful look that will have the bridesmaids looking lovely, but will set them apart from the bride.
1. Swing Style Bridesmaid Dresses
Retro styles are all the rage and retro, which makes them number one in the yellow bridesmaid dresses top ten list. Retro dresses are definitely in style. Retro dresses range from halters to off shoulders, but are always classy and beautiful. Depending on the style, a retro bridesmaid dress could feature a yellow flower print or a yellow fabric.