6 Metallic Details to Make Your Bridesmaids Shine
15 Mar 2016 •2 min read
We know you want to be the star of the show on your wedding day, but that doesn't mean your bridesmaids can't shine a little, too. A little or a lot of metallic in their ensemble can give your girls an eye-catching look that gives your big day a more vibrant, effervescent feel. Whether you want just a little shine or a whole lot of glitz, we've got six ideas for giving your 'maids the shine the sparkle they deserve. 1. Dresses with bling. Can't picture your bridesmaids decked in all-over sequins? You can still pick dresses that shine, just opt for gowns with scattered rhinestones on the skirt or a sparkly bodice. It's eye-catching without being overwhelming. Photo by Jema Keech on Wedding Chicks via Lover.ly 2. Glittery shoes. Shoes that shine aren't just for the bride! If your girls are donning short dresses, let them wear heels or flats that really make a statement. Glittery pumps will do the trick, but you could opt for a metallic that's a little more subtle. Photo by Matt Reed Photography on Polka Dot Bride via Lover.ly 3. A slim belt. For a modern, understated dose of metallics, have your bridesmaids finish off their look with a thin belt. The best part? You can find one that works with almost any dress. Photo by Trent Bailey Photography on Snippet & Ink via Lover.ly 4. A statement necklace. No bridesmaid ensemble is complete without some jewelry. Sometimes the best finishing touch is big, bold, and sparkly. Gift your girls statement-making necklaces to wear on the big day. Photo by The Oaks on Bayside Bride via Lover.ly 5. Pretty hairpieces. Simple dresses and swept-up hairstyles almost require a headpiece. This gives you the perfect chance to let your bridesmaids glow. A headband or clip with a few gems and jewels will pull the look together. Photo by Jasmine Star Photography on Grey Likes Weddings via Lover.ly 6. All-over sequins. Admittedly, the photo above is of a bride at her engagement shoot — not a bridesmaid. But how amazing would that dress look on your bridesmaids?! Paired with simple, neutral accessories they'll be bold without stealing the attention from you. Photo by Caroline Tran on Inspire By This via Lover.ly 6. All-over sequins Admittedly, the photo above is of a bride at her engagement shoot — not a bridesmaid. But how amazing would that dress look on your bridesmaids?! Paired with simple, neutral accessories they’ll be bold without stealing the attention from you. Find more bridesmaid fashion ideas on Lover.ly! Skip the Traditional Bridesmaids Dresses and Try One of These Unique Looks!