5 lovely mismatching ideas for your bridesmaids

Looking after the idea of mismatching dresses for your bridesmaids but at the same time worried that pulling this off will add more stress to your wedding planning? Don’t worry! We gathered 5 lovely mismatching ideas for your bridesmaids, with some tips and examples to help you stress less and enjoy more.

1. Colour Palette

mismatching ideas for your bridesmaids


A beautiful option for a seasonal wedding; spring, summer autumn or winter colours! You choose it, and your bridal party will rock it. Tip: Take samples of colours and fabrics and put them all together, see how they look one next to the other before making your final decision.

2. Same fabric different shapes

mismatching ideas for your bridesmaids

Via Revelry

This is a great way to give your bridesmaids freedom to choose the shape that better suits them, so they can be super comfy and look amazing too. Tip: Make a file or Pinterest board and share with them the shapes and styles that you like, to give them a guide of what you are after.

3. Themed dresses

mismatching ideas for your bridesmaids

Photo by Zibetti Photo & Film

Choose a theme and rock it! Cosmic, romantic, vintage, whatever represents you and is gonna make your wedding unique just like you are. Tip: Try to find the fabric or supplier when you are choosing everything for your themed wedding, so when you tell your bridesmaids the theme you already have the options ready for them and you don’t have to worry about that.

4. Patterns

mismatching ideas for your bridesmaids

Gowns by Jenny Yoo Collections / Photo by This Modern Romance

Patterns are a great way to diversify the look of your wedding and add your own touch to the dresses. Tip: Think about the background and how this pattern is gonna look with it. Example: A beach background with a tropical flower pattern will add some colour and make the dresses instantly pop.

5. Different dresses, same vibe

mismatching ideas for your bridesmaids

Photo by Kristen Weaver Photography

This one requires some organization from your bridesmaids, in order to make different fabrics, styles and tones look good together, but don’t stress! Easy as sharing the Pantone you want with them and maybe ask your maid of honour to be on top of that.

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