Many brides-to-be probably have some ideas on the perfect wedding gown they would want for their big day. Some may already know where to make an appointment right away the moment they’re engaged! However, when it comes to bridesmaids’ dresses, where do you begin? Where to get an equally-perfect bridesmaid dress befitting of your best girlfriends?
From brick and mortar shops to online shopping sites, plenty of options are available for purchase and yes, even for rental too. Some designer labels have even introduced Bridesmaid’s Collections to help you nail the ideal dress!
This article will give you a guide to get your shopping started, with options from both international and local labels.
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Starting from an affordable price point, MGP Label’s bridesmaids collection features dresses that are flattering and minimalistic. They are also available in various colours for you to choose something fitting to your wedding!
Love, Bonito’s LYLAS collection is made for the modern bridesmaids. Available in complementing colour shades, the collection features not just dresses but also includes jumpsuits and rompers, allowing your bridesmaids to don a design they like most. These timeless pieces also work very well outside of a wedding setting which means your bridesmaids can wear them for other occasions as well!
Long, flowy and breezy – it is no wonder The Thread Theory’s dresses are a crowd favourite. The designs add a romantic touch to an already romantic day and makes for a picture-perfect bridal party photo!
If you are looking for something dreamier such as layers of pleated tulle or crochet, The Closet Lover is the place to go! Or if you’re simply going for a mismatched look in complementing colours, The Closet Lover has something to offer too.
Instantly recognisable by their distinctive pleated design, we think Innitbangkok’s apparels are all art pieces by themselves! Made to be versatile and to accommodate the modern women’s differing style and silhouette, the wide variety of tops, bottoms and one-piece available allow your bridesmaids to pick and choose what speaks their fashion sense the most!
Lunapompom exclusively stocks designer bridesmaids dresses and offers both rental and purchase options. They’re the first official retailer in Singapore to bring in WTOO Bridesmaids by Watters. Lunapompom is a great place to start if you want your bridesmaids to feel extra special!
Well-known for her bridal collection that has seen stars like Ashely Tisdale, Carrie Underwood and P!nk walked down the aisle, the US-based Filipino designer has a bridesmaids collection that offers international shipping! Their Spring 2020 collection is now up.
Jenny Yoo is widely known as THE bridesmaids’ dress designer. Based in New York, Jenny is known for her clean lines and modern cuts. Each dress is delicately designed to bring out the beauty in simplicity.
Based in Australia, Shona Joy is known for her distinctive 70s bohemian glamour. Each of their collection embodies a neutral colour palette that makes it a timeline piece. We’re sure your bridesmaids will thank you for this if you add a piece of Shona Joy’s creation to their wardrobe!
ASOS is a well-known British marketplace with new dresses being released almost every day. They also have an extensive bridesmaid’s collection that caters to all body types and styles that range from glamourous to chic.
From the US, BHLDN is a label under the Anthropologie brand. It carries anything wedding – from wedding dresses, to bridesmaids’ dresses to decoration. Their catalogue also includes various stockist that appeared on our list here too – such as Jenny Yoo and Monique Lhuillier. Other notable designers include Watters, Needle & Thread and Marchesa Notte.
The entire shopping experience is made easy as you are able to browse by colours. The same shade of colour is also available in various designs, making your mismatched bridal party dreams come true!
Local Rental Boutique
If you have a bridal party that is intimately sized and each of them have a distinct fashion style, consider rental options in Singapore! Rental for evening gowns has been increasingly popular for wedding dinners and formal occasions – you can rent designer gowns that you are likely to wear only once at a fraction of the retail price! This option is suitable for brides who have a small bridal party as dresses available for rent are typically available as a single piece. It will work well if you are going for a mismatched posh look.
Style Lease has a wide variety of dresses and is a popular option among occasion wear boutiques in Singapore.
With designer options such as Diane von Fusternberg, Zac Posen, Vera Wang and Monique Lhuillier, you will definitely be able to find something! With a focus on bridal shoots, you might even find something for yourself!
Rentadella carries a wide variety of designer options as well. In particular, if you’re looking for something more vibrant and livelier, they have labels like Zimmermann and For Love & Lemons!
Luxe Wardrobe has a wardrobe-envy collection of dresses, we are sure you can find something for yourself, your bridesmaids and even for the Mothers!
We hope the list above puts you at a good starting place. Now go get shopping!
Feature image – Photo by Jenny Yoo