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The Right Bridesmaid Dress For Every Wedding

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    There comes a point in every young woman's life when weddings overtake her calendar. It is not simply wedding season anymore. It is wedding year. And, for those who really lean in, those letterpress invites don't just come with really adorable maps you want to follow forever and ever; they come with bridesmaid duties. With that kind of commitment, selecting a bridesmaid dress should be the least of your worries.

    That's why we're turning to the one-stop destination that is Nordstrom Bridal. There, we can find the perfect bridesmaid frock for every type of wedding, from traditional church ceremonies to rogue City Hall vows. Click through for keen looks that you (or your best ladies) will want to wear for the big day.

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    The Sunny Destination
    If you're headed to the tropics for a quaint ceremony with a shoreline backdrop, consider a packable one-shoulder frock that easily transitions from the daytime festivities to late-night dancing.

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    The Rooftop Courtyard
    A mermaid gown is the perfect silhouette to don if you're in need of formfitting elegance (so the wind doesn't get fresh with you) AND enough flounce to move around.

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    The Hotel Banquet
    One big benefit of a hotel ceremony: the fancy party lights that go on when the wedding band starts jamming. Shimmer in the glow with a sheen gown that boasts beaded flare.

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    The Backyard Garden
    A garden party calls for a floral ensemble — is it even a question? No need to fret about the bouquets because this printed gown is quite the arrangement.

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    The Elegant Cocktail
    A cocktail wedding is ideal for the low-key couple who enjoys the finer things in life. Similarly, a breezy strapless frock like this allows for an easy transition from altar to open bar.