Shop the Look. From left Alfred Sung Style D699, Dessy Collection Style 6720 in Oyster, Dessy Collection Style 6721 in Oyster Black, Flowergirl Style 4021 in Oyster with black sash, Alfred Sung Style 6453 in Black, Dessy Collection Style 6675 in Oyster with black lace bodice.
Having a late afternoon wedding that's moving forward until evening? Want your maids to appear fabulous both night and day?
Then what about dressing them in oyster and black shades?
Oyster is sophisticated, elegant and slightly less strident than the usual pure monochrome of monochrome. It's a bridesmaid dresses colour that works well in most seasons - from winter right through to summer wedding days.
Choose an ordinary oyster dress for the maids from Dessy either in a short or long style or mix things up with a black bodice, sash or lace detail. (The beauty of Dessy dresses is you get to pick the colourways YOU want.)
These frocks all work beautifully for bridesmaids but ... they do not scream 'bridesmaid' in the manner that a gold bridesmaid dresses would. Meaning that your maids may wish to wear them again and again at posh events later on.
Choose a method to suit each girl (you will find some tips here) and become prepared for the compliments circulation in ...