Hey, brides! Last month, we’ve guided you on how to pick the perfect bridesmaid dresses in style according to your bridesmaids’ body shape. Today we’ll share more ideas to help you pick up mismatch bridesmaid dresses in color.
The days are gone of everyone wearing the same dress, mismatch bridesmaid dress are getting hot in recent years. More and more brides want to have a unique ensemble featuring gorgeous dresses with different styles, fabrics, hemlines, and colors. Mismatching bridesmaid dress could be simple if you choose the same color, and also could be difficult when you try to pull off different tones.
We hope this article will make everything easier, and all the example pictures are from Tulle and Chantilly’s real wedding.
Basically, there’re four mismatched routes you can choose. And this is the first step for mismatched bridesmaid dress finding.
1. Different bridesmaid dresses in the same color.
This is the simplest way to make the mismatch bridesmaid dresses, you can choose your favorite color with the dresses to fit your bridesmaids best.
2. Same bridesmaid dress style in different colors
If you’ve found a dress that you adore, and really want the same silhouette for all. You can choose the same bridesmaid dress style in different colors.
3. Mix styles and colors from the same shade
Mix color is really hard, it’s more safer to choose the different colors in the same shade. From light color to dark color, the same shade colors will always stun your guests!
4. Mix style and colors in different shades
This might be the hardest and also the stunning way to mix and match the bridesmaid dresses. But you need to select the color very carefully to make sure all the colors can be pulling together!
5. Mix style and colors in different Fabric
This is about to be the hottest mashup trend of 2023! Make bold changes to mix and match styles, starting with fabrics and colors. Style yourself with unique fabrics such as velvet, chiffon, tulle and satin to differentiate each bridesmaid’s style
6. Mix and match different necklines or dress designs
How do you like the same design of bridesmaid dresses to distinguish their styles? We can help you achieve this. With minor modifications, you can choose to keep the original unique features, such as changing from a fishtail style to an A-Line, or by changing the neckline design
8 Tips to Pulling Off Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses Beautifully
- Consider Sticking with One Designer
Normally the designers will stick on their own style, which means the dresses have similar features. So your bridesmaids can choose different colors and styles according to their personality.
- Keep hemlines in the same length
While you mix the bridesmaid dresses in different styles and colors, the mix lengths will make mismatching more difficult. So our advice is to keep the dress length in the same or have balanced options on the table.
- Bride set the guidelines, bridesmaids select the dress.
We think the sprint of mismatching is let the girls pick the dress they feel the most comfortable and the most beautiful in. You can pick up all the details such as dress colors, the designers or the vendor, and let the girls choose their dresses.
- Use paint swatches.
A fun and sure-fire way to achieve the colors you’re looking for is to show AND tell. Take a trip to your local hardware store and pick out the colors you’re envisioning! Then, make it fun and deliver the swatches to your ladies in a cute package when you ask them to join your bride tribe!
- Color saturation is important, low-color combines naturally
For example, in Colin and Karly’s wedding, the girls wear dresses in dusty blue, pale sky blue, deep sea, and sky gray. All these colors are in low saturation dusty tone, the matching is natural and perfect!
- The bouquets can pull off all the colors
In Dannie and Joe’s wedding, the colors are various and the colors balanced perfectly. The colors Dannie selected are in a similar saturation, and she also used the bouquets to pulling off them together. The bouquets color a reflecting the bridesmaid dresses color, you can find the dress color on it.
- Identical Accessories can Tie the Look Together
In Julie and Gary’s wedding, the girl all wear shoulder decorations in different styles. The accessories easily tied the bridal look together, and made the bridal style so strong!
- Be careful about using contrasting colors
When you mix the bridesmaid dress colors, be careful about using contrasting colors. The contrasting color is really hard to balance such as green and red, yellow and purple. Sure, if you’re matching the color correctly, the contrasting color can be beautiful. But if you’re not sure, we suggest avoiding them.