The Hottest Bridesmaids Trends For 2018 By Hayley - 20.07.2017



Bridesmaids use to dread seeing what the bride-to-be had chosen for them, putting on a brave face as the bride said, 'it's so great you can shorten it and wear it again'. Thankfully times have changed dramatically and bridesmaids styles have evolved to be fashion forward and utterly stunning.

Once you've chosen your wedding dress, it's time to turn your attention to your nearest and dearest girls. As wedding dress trends continue to turnover quickly, so do options for your bridesmaids. Meaning it's good by fussy, structured and predictable gowns and hello stylish, fun and hic creations.

The possibilities in today's fashion forward bridal world are pretty much endless but we've got our top pick of the bridesmaids' trends for 2017 and beyond!

Perfect Partners:

Taking inspiration from the bridal catwalks, separates have become a firm favourite for bridesmaids. Not only is a top and skirt combo deemed to be a super stylish choice but it is also practical and ever so comfortable! This style gives your maids the option to mix and match finding the perfect top and skirt to suit their individual style and figure. You can even create this stunning look without buying separates, choose a gown with a beautifully embellished bodice and contrasting chiffon skirt to give the same impression.

Eddie, Molly, Anya and Sonia are great Romantica Bridesmaids styles to create this on trend look, whether you pick actual separates are you create a separates illusion your bridesmaids will look beautiful.

Magical Metallics:

Sequins, metallics and sparkle have always been a big part of weddings for generations and why not?! A touch of sparkle adds a decadent charm and a elegance to any wedding. This year is no exception as the bridal magpies have brought more glitz and glamour to bridesmaids styles. Red carpet worthy styles have been given a rich metal tone with copper, rose gold and pewter tones rocking the runways. To create a truly showstopping look mix and match sequin metal tones, it will definitely wow your maids and your guests.

Cleo, Grier, Juno and Mara are spectacular Romantica Bridesmaids styles, taking glamorous metallics to the next level.

Feather Light:

Formal, structured, rigid bridesmaids styles are a thing of the past with elegant, light, fluid styles becoming increasingly popular. These lightweight styles of your maids comfort and freedom to feel confident on your special day. This may be the one time you can actually say that you can wear it again, because these gorgeous styles are so versatile the options are endless.

Danni, Norma, Blair and Rita are lightweight Romantica Bridesmaids styles, perfect for your maids to be right on trend.

Decadent Detail:

For added interest, brides can look to dress their bridesmaids in beautifully detailed designs. Whether you like hand beading, pearls, diamante gems or floral / vintage embroidery there's plenty of choice to create your perfect look for your maids.

Roxy, Zena, Mary and Ester are just a few of the beautifully detailed styles from Romantica's Bridesmaids collection.

Chic Contrast:

Although it isn't a cut and dry trend, there's nothing more chic and stylish then a mismatch of bridesmaids' styles. Rather than taking a ‘one look suits all approach’, ladies can mix up their styles with a variety of colours, fabrics, prints, styles and lengths of dresses. Make your bridesmaids' look unique and stunning with the freedom to mix and match.


Whether you're a fashionista looking to follow the hottest catwalk trends or you have a traditional look in mind, I'm sure your bridesmaids will look absolutely stunning. If you need some more inspiration have a look at Romantica's full bridesmaids collection here: https://romanticaofdevon.co.uk/collections/bridesmaids

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