Affordable bridesmaid dresses for every style

Finding the right fit (and price!) for multiple women is no easy feat. So we rounded up the most flattering, least expensive dresses around.

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Group shopping is never easy. In fact, it’s probably not something any woman would ever do outside of a wedding (except maybe during those college-aged Halloween years when coordinating Charlie’s Angels costumes with your roommates sounded like a good idea). In fact, for many brides, choosing bridesmaid dresses is more stressful even than selecting the wedding gown.

The fact is that with most bridal parties, you’re considering a variety of body types, ages, and budgets, not to mention opinions on style and taste. At the same time, many brides also want to incorporate a special color, theme, or style that matches the tone of the wedding and venue. Mix it all together, and you’ve got some complicated dress research ahead of you.

Or do you? Because this list of elegant frocks might just do the heavy lifting for you: these nine editor-picked designs cover a wide range of body types and wedding styles—and all at reasonable prices.

Tall

ASOS TALL WEDDING DRESS

A figure-flattering option for long, tall ladies. (Asos Tall Wedding $54, Asos)

Customizable

Weddington Way Dessy Dress

Brides who are looking to incorporate a tricky color scheme will love this romantic lace gown, with more color combinations than we can count! (Weddington Way $248, Weddington Way)

Maxi waist

File this lilac number under both “slightly casual” and “ultra comfy”. (Asos Embellished Waist Maxi $106, Asos)

Convertible

Jenny Yoo Aidan Convertible Dress

Ladies who love to show off their arms and those that need a little extra support (there’s boning and cups in the bodice) will look equally as lovely in a flowing column style. (Jenny Yoo $285, Nordstrom)

Lace

ABS Lace Satin Contrast Sheat

This classic cut and upscale lace is beautiful on its own, but even better with your own glamorous accessories. (ABS $132–350, Saks Fifth Avenue)

Midi-length

Alfred Sung Ilusion Stripe Strapless A-Line Dress

This strapless option comes in all of the classic colors, and is equal parts flattering and adorable. (Alfred Sung $196, Nordstrom)

Plus

Asos Little Mistress Maxi Dress Folral Print

Floral detail on this floor-length number will lengthen and trim anyone who wears it. (Asos Plus Size Brands $122, Asos)

Peplum

Aidan Mattox Strapless Peuplum Gown

A gown that does double-duty: the color flatters every skin tone, and the peplum detail visually slims every body type. (Aidan Mattox Bridesmaids $245, Saks Fifth Avenue)

Petite

J,Crew Petite Megan Long Dress

This full-length dress is made of light fabrics that won’t overwhelm smaller frames (J.Crew $298, J.Crew)

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