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33 Bridesmaid Dresses For The Big Day & Beyond

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    Tacky, unflattering, outdated — bridesmaid dresses typically get a bad rap. But, the way you think about those frocks is about to change. We're bringing you 33 straight-up gorgeous dresses you'll want to wear again and again. Yes, these are styles you can sport for affairs after the big day has come and gone — think anything from formal events to cocktail parties. Trying to persuade a bride-to-be to pick for you a stylish, versatile number? Just pass along this slideshow, and she won't need more convincing. Guaranteed.

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