Let’s face it, planning a wedding is stressful! With so many different aspects to organize, different moving parts and a number of people to try and please, it can become overwhelming. Bridesmaid dress shopping can become one of these laborious tasks if you don’t know how to approach it. Never fear – we are here to help make the process that little bit easier by recommending some online dress brands that are worth the hype. Let’s take a closer look:
Why Choose Online Bridesmaid Dress Boutiques Instead of Traditional Stores?
Shopping in a physical store can be difficult – all your bridal party’s schedules need to match in order to find a date for the physical meeting, which can be even more difficult if you live in different locations. On top of this, physical stores will have a limit on how many styles of dress that they can hold at the same time, due to space limitations, meaning that you may not see the right option for your bridesmaids.
This is where online dress boutiques come in. Many online boutiques feature showrooms where you can view the vast array of satin bridesmaid dresses or chiffon bridesmaid dresses from a number of different angles. They offer a swatch service where you can be sent the material of the dresses in the shades you are considering, to allow you to compare them in person. Additionally, many of these websites make the dresses to your bridesmaid’s exact measurements as part of a custom service.
So which bridesmaid dress boutiques are worth it? Here are some of our favorites:
Price Range: $79 – $200
David’s Bridal is probably the most well-known online bridesmaid dress store, and for good reason – the site has an endless amount of different bridesmaid dress styles at an affordable price point. Often, the brand has many offers and sales that mean you can get your bridesmaid’s dresses at an even further discounted price. Many dresses are available under $200 so if you are a bride on a budget, they are definitely worth checking out. If you are unsure of what style of bridesmaid dress you are looking for, David’s Bridal offers a quiz that will help you narrow down your choices. They have a clear measurement guide online making it easy to find the best fit. David’s Bridal has one of the widest ranges of dresses out of the stores on our list and have a great number of shade options.
Price Range: $79 – $250
For an inclusive range that has dresses from size 0 to a size 30, Azazie are a great option. They focus on body inclusivity and sustainability to ensure that their fashion is not having a negative impact on the environment. The dresses also have a custom sizing option for an extra fee where you can submit your bridesmaid’s measurements and the dresses will be made specifically for them. The dresses themselves come in a number of different designs and the material is of a very high quality.
Price range $80 – $170
Last but certainly not least is Chicsew – and this is one of our most favourite online bridesmaid dress store. Relatively new to the market compared to some of the others on our list, Chicsew offers a range of services to ensure you find the most perfect bridesmaid dresses for your special day. The website itself is extremely easy to navigate, where you can filter dress options by shade, neckline, sleeve design and silhouette, amongst other options. There are over 280 different dress designs to choose from with most coming in a choice of 68 different shades from pastels to jewel tones to monochrome shades, from long rose gold satin bridesmaid dresses to plus size emerald green satin bridesmaid dresses are fashion darlings. This variety with the same color palette makes it really easy to have ‘mix and match’ bridesmaids, each wearing a style that complements their body shape in the same shade. On the website you are able to order swatches for $1 in any of the materials and shades you are considering in order to see and feel them in person. The website often has very good discount codes or offers that mean you can save even more money on their already affordable dresses – such as buy one get one free offers that are perfect for a bride on a budget. Delivery times are clearly stated on their website, and there is an express delivery option available for those with a tight turnaround time. Their refund policy is one of the best we have seen from online bridesmaid dress websites, and we are extremely impressed with their services.
Price range: $50 – $350
For a more relaxed, boho style dresses that are floaty, ethereal and effortless, Show Me Your Mumu really fits the bill. With a number of different styles to suit every shape of your bridesmaids, the brand offers designs that can be worn again and again. The dresses came at an affordable price point and are of a decent quality, leading to the brand’s growing reputation. The dresses do have a smaller color palette than some of the other online companies on our list, but there are some lovely shades in their collection.
Price range: $50 – $250
You will most probably be familiar with the ASOS brand as it is well known for selling everyday fashion online across the globe. What you may not know, however, is that the brand also has a stunning range of bridesmaid dresses that suit every budget. With a variety of fabrics and a number of designs to choose from, ASOS has a great reputation and an excellent delivery service. Compared to some of the other online bridesmaid dress brands, it may not have as wide a range of style and color options available. The dresses come from a number of different designers, and ASOS itself even has its own in-house brand ASOS design.
There are many bridesmaid dress stores available online, but it can be hard to know who to trust. When it comes to our favorite bridesmaid dresses, Chicsew has our vote as it has the widest range of styles, affordable price points and a great delivery service – why not try it out today.