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wild unforgettable bachelorette fetes, festive bridal showers, and getting all dolled up for the big day, being invited into your best friend's or family member's wedding party definitely has its perks. But bridesmaid duty can quickly turn from a blessing into a curse if the leading lady's sartorial vision is a little clouded (by love, perhaps?). Nix those nightmares of tacky taffeta and overbearing ruching, because we've got 12 beautiful bridesmaids dresses that will shine during the nuptials — and long after.
Ahead, you'll find affordable, chic options to enchant everyone in attendance. From fit-and-flare and maxi styles to sleeveless and halter choices, there is a color and silhouette to satisfy even the most picky of brides. Now, do the blushing Mrs.-to-be a favor and slip this link over to her in-box, stat.