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Happy Thursday Bombshells! Let’s take a break from this winter chill for just a moment to tackle a special summer-inspired wedding day request.
Emily writes, “Hi Fashion Bomb team, I know I am not supposed to send an email without pictures but the reason is because I have nothing specific in mind. Here is my request: I will be the maid of honor at a wedding this summer. I can choose any dress but I am a very simple person. I am also pretty young, 24, so if you could do a WHAT TO WEAR AS A MAID OF HONOR I would be extremely grateful. I’m all the way from Montreal and I know you guys are the best help I could get. Thanks already.”
Being one’s maid of honor is a distinction and a challenge as the bride has entrusted you to ensure that her big day goes without a hitch. So when it comes to choosing your dress, a classic silhouette is key, as you should complement the bride and the overall theme of the wedding. Punchy hues mixed with dainty jewelry accents will do the trick in creating a dazzling and elegant look.
Opt for a dress in a sorbet hue like this coral strapless silk-chiffon gown.
Offset the look with a pair of rose gold sandals, a rhinestone box clutch, and vintage deco crystal statement earrings.
For another vibrant option, choose a one shoulder chiffon dress with a shorter hemline in a soft yellow shade.
Mix in a strappy silver sandal and a white pearlized and gold plated box clutch. Lastly, add a bit of sparkle with cluster rhinestone studs, a crystal and pearl embellished hinged bracelet, and a glitzy mani.
If the wedding takes place in the evening, choose a dressier option like this Jenny Packham Sandstone Floral Applique Silk Gown.
And for my final suggestion, I chose two options in a graphite hue as my style muse. Choose a short strapless silhouette like this J.Crew Anabelle silk-chiffon dress or a more glamorous look like this Notte by Marchesa embroidered lace and silk gown.
Cap things off with a pair of silver platform sandals, a Lulu Townsend pearl covered frame evening clutch, and cluster earrings.
What do you think? Have I given you a few ideas for your Maid of Honor ensemble?