Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons
5 Stunning Modern Vintage Summer Bridesmaids Looks
Only two weeks remain of our Summer wedding themed Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons! Just in case you have missed any, so far we have perused the most perfect wedding dresses for a Summer bride, beautiful rose wedding stationery, the most elegant Summer tablescapes, stunning and scrumptious wedding cakes, breathtaking Summer bridal bouquets, stylish and cool Groom’s attire and the most perfect Summer wedding palettes. Which really only leaves us with two more things when it comes to planning the perfect Summer wedding, the first being those all important girls of yours, the bridesmaids! So here are 5 stunning Summer looks that your bridesmaids will love, plus the perfect dresses to help you create the look for your wedding.….
1. Off the Shoulder Sleeves
Like many a bridesmaid look of recent years, this one started as a bridal trend (thanks to the ever stylish Amal Clooney) but has quickly become popular for bridesmaids too. Part boho babe, part glamorous siren it’s easy to see why. And I can’t think of a more perfect season to wear them than Summer when those shoulders will be sun-kissed. Just have your girls be careful of straps and tan lines leading up to the wedding and don’t forget to pack some sunscreen for the big day!
1 ~ Bridesmaids Dresses Amsale Photography Tracy Enoch via Elizabeth Anne Designs, 2 ~ Bridesmaids Dresses ~ Bella Bridesmaids Photography Leslee Mitchell via SMP, 3 ~ PPS Couture, Photography Jose Villa via Plum Pretty Sugar
2. Delicate Lace
Whilst short and sweet has been a key bridesmaid trend for some years now, delicate lace manages to look summery cool, as well as super romantic, whatever the length! Although I think it looks particularly angelic in white…..
1~ Bridesmaids Dresses Rachelle’s Couture Photography John Benavente via Chic Vintage Brides, 2 ~ Bridesmaids’ Dresses Review Photography Adrian Tuazon-McCheyne via SMP, 3 ~ Bridesmaid Dresses Boudi Photography Anna Roussos via SMP, 4 ~ Bridesmaids Dresses Review Photography I Heart Weddings via SMP
3. Watercolour Florals
The epitome of modern-vintage, long flowing gowns of watercolour floral prints ooze romance and are just perfect for a Summer wedding. Oh and this look is definitely not just for the bridesmaids, so do take a peek here if you missed those 20 breathtaking floral wedding dresses!
1 ~ Bridesmaid Dresses Eden by Charlie Jade via ShopBop Photography Ali Harper via Southern Weddings, 2 ~ Lauren Fair Photography, 3 ~ Bridesmaids Dresses Forever New Photography Bek Grace via Ruffled, 4 ~ PPS Couture, Photography Jose Villa via Plum Pretty Sugar
4. Bold Floral Prints
If watercolour pastels aren’t your thing, or if you’re looking to give your day a more mid-century retro vibe, go bold, bright and beautiful! And why not have a little fun mismatching colours and patterns…..
1 ~ Photos With Pop, 2 ~ Bridesmaids Dresses Phase Eight Photography Emma Case via Magnolia Rouge, 3 ~ Bridesmaids dresses Dorothy Perkins, Photography Paula O’Hara via One Fab Day, 4 ~ Cotton Candy Photography via Rock My Wedding
5. Sparkly for Summer
Who says sparkly dresses are only for Christmas, New Year & evening celebrations?? Your girls would look just as gorgeous in embellished gowns and sequin adorned dresses in the Summer! Just choose soft neutrals and pastels to keep the look light and summery…..
1 ~ Love Note Photography, 2 ~ Bridesmaids Dresses Adrianna Papell Photography Erich McVey via SMP, 3 ~ Bridesmaids Dresses Adrianna Papell Photography Bryce Covey via SMP, 4 ~ Photography Lexia Frank via SMP
Don’t you just love them?? For my pick of the perfect bridesmaid looks for an Autumn, Winter or Spring wedding take a peek here, here and here.
Or for more Summer wedding ideas do take a look at this fabulous red, white & blue wedding inspiration board perfect for the coming 4th of July celebrations, this romantic driftwood & seaglass inspired board oh and you will love this elegant beach wedding inspiration in an unconventional colour!
Have a fab weekend!