The Top 5 Bridesmaid Dress Trends to Know for 2022 Weddings
Your 'maids will thank you for making them look so stylish.
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Whether you're working with a large bridal party or you've recently had to downsize or reschedule your wedding and need some new ideas, your bridesmaid dresses are just as important as ever when it comes to the overall look and feel of your special day. We're sharing the top bridesmaid dress trends to know for 2022, because no matter how you're celebrating, we know you want your BFFs to look their best (and we know they want to feel amazing too). From neutral color schemes to midi lengths and neckline options consider, these 2022 bridesmaid dresses give you an entirely new set of styles to work with when wedding planning. Choose your favorite trends and get shopping!
Floral Print Bridesmaid Dresses
For maximum romantic vibes on your special day (as if it won't already be romantic enough), floral print bridesmaid dresses are the answer. Prints and patterns have long been worn by maids of honor to stand out from the rest of the wedding party, but when it comes to 2022 bridesmaid dress trends, the idea is to outfit your entire crew in a sea of floral motifs. Have everyone wear the same dress if you want a more classic look, or mix and match floral patterns for a boho, whimsical effect—just be sure to keep the prints in the same general color family.
Pale blue and white is a classic color combination for spring and summer weddings. This flowy style features a pretty bow detail at the waist for extra charm.
Lulus Elegantly Inclined floral print wrap maxi dress, $108, Lulus
A muted color palette of mauve, yellow, and burgundy proves that you can wear floral prints into the fall season.
City Chic Flower Child dress, $119, CoEdition
This billowy, long-sleeve bridesmaid dress covered in pastel purple flowers is giving us Jane Austen-inspired romance vibes.
BHLDN Mabel dress in light purple, $318, Anthropologie
If you're into bold color palettes instead, this bright pink floral print dress is a fun option—and your bridesmaids won't mind wearing it again after the wedding.
Red Dress Ready for the Runway floral midi dress, $52, Red Dress
The high-low ruffled hem on this floral print dress keeps it flirty, not frumpy.
Elliatt Astrid dress, $251, REVOLVE
Neutral Color Bridesmaid Dresses
Gone are the days where the color white (and its similar counterparts) is reserved solely for whoever's wearing a wedding dress. It's your wedding, which means you can opt to break this tradition by dressing your bridesmaids in an assortment of neutral colors, like taupe, eggshell, ivory, and champagne. The end result is an airy, fresh look for your wedding party—and you'll be right on par with one of the top bridesmaid dress trends for 2022.
This, clean, classic dress is flattering and elegant. If the champagne hue isn't your style, choose from moss green, mauve, or black.
BHLDN Hudson satin charmeuse dress in champagne, $198, Anthropologie
Airy fabrics like chiffon are the epitome of Grecian goddess vibes when paired with ruffled sleeves.
Birdy Grey Jane convertible dress curve in champagne, $99, Birdy Grey
This unique bridesmaid dress is perfect for a fashion-forward group—the puffy statement sleeves also happen to be one of the biggest wedding dress trends for 2022.
L’Academie Gemma mini dress, $198, REVOLVE
An iridescent satin fabric is gorgeous if you're choosing neutral bridesmaid dresses for a black tie dress code.
Galina Signature charmeuse draped one-shoulder bridesmaid dress in sand, $170, David’s Bridal
Keep your bridesmaids' outfits simple and fuss-free with long slip dresses and minimal accessories.
Reformation Parma dress in almond, $328, Reformation
One-Shoulder Bridesmaid Dresses
First came strapless necklines, followed by cold-shoulder styles, then spaghetti straps, and now one-shoulder gowns. This asymmetrical neckline was super popular in the early aughts, and if we’ve learned anything about bridesmaid trends, it’s that we shouldn’t be surprised when things come back into fashion. Consider this neckline if you have a lot of bridesmaids, since it’s flattering for all body types and bust sizes.
For a formal dress code, this luxe velvet gown is an instant yes from us.
Jenny Yoo Bridesmaids Cybil dress, $290, Jenny Yoo
A dress in a structured fabric like stretch crepe hugs in all the right places—and your bridesmaids will love adding this LBD to their closets after the wedding.
Nookie Lust one-shoulder gown, $289, REVOLVE
The off-the-shoulder neckline on this metallic column gown is a glam take on the one-shoulder trend.
City Triangles one-shoulder metallic ruched dress, $120, David’s Bridal
A cutout at the neckline gives this midi dress a flirty spin, while the asymmetrical knee-length skirt is modest enough for your wedding.
Lulus So Flirty one-shoulder cutout dress, $68, Lulus
This one-shoulder gown comes with a built-in bra and hidden side pocket. Need we say more?
Birdy Grey Kira dress in sea glass, $99, Birdy Grey
Bridesmaid Dresses with Cowl Necklines
The '90s are (still) alive and thriving. Cowl necklines have made their return in full force, appearing in both wedding dress trends and bridesmaid dress trends for 2022. This flirty neckline goes hand-in-hand with another '90s and early aughts favorite: the spaghetti strap slip dress. You'll love this bridesmaid look if you're envisioning a chic, minimalist aesthetic for your big day or if you want your 'maids to wear lightweight, effortless dresses.
This midi dress is slightly fitted in the bodice and waist for a flattering effect.
Reformation Emmeline dress in dusk, $298, Reformation
Pair a cowl neckline with a midi length hemline for a bridesmaid dress that's on-trend and effortless.
DB Studio midi satin slip dress in marine, $80, David’s Bridal
Choose a rosy pink hue for an ultra-feminine look. We can totally envision this dress at a flower-filled springtime wedding.
Jenny Yoo Addison dress in wild rose, $285, Jenny Yoo
Having a rustic fall wedding? This pinkish-orange wedding color is gorgeous on a range of skin tones.
Birdy Grey Ash crepe dress curve in terracotta, $99, Birdy Grey
You can never go wrong with the basics. A trendy cowl neckline gives this classic floor-length black gown a fashion-forward vibe.
Mumu Weddings Tuscany maxi slip dress in black luxe satin, $188, Show Me Your Mumu
Midi Length Bridesmaid Dresses
If neither maxi nor mini dresses are really your thing, there's another option for bridesmaid dresses in 2022 that we think you'll love. It's midi dresses—silhouettes that hit mid-calf or just below the knee. This in-between hemline is a demure choice that feels a little bit retro yet modern at the same time. It's also extremely practical, since your bridesmaids won't have to worry about revealing too much in a short skirt or tripping over a too-long dress. Some of our favorite midi dress styles? Velvet, slit skirt, and cowl-neck designs.
Keep your bridesmaid dresses short and sweet with simple chiffon styles that hit at the knee. The square neckline and adjustable tie straps on this dress add a trendy element.
David’s Bridal chiffon midi spaghetti strap dress, $90, David’s Bridal
With 17 different colors and 15 sizes to choose from (including plus sizes), this midi dress is perfect for all body types and wedding styles. After the big day, your bridesmaids can dress it down with sneakers and a cute jacket.
BHLDN Cali satin midi dress in dove grey, $168, Anthropologie
This ruffled midi bridesmaid dress is ideal for a winter wedding, especially with the long sleeves and dark teal color.
Eloquii satin bishop sleeve wrap dress in stargazer, $120, Eloquii
Love the velvet trend? Us too! This midi dress is a shorter version of one of the designer's most popular dresses, and it's available in nine different colors.
Jenny Yoo Lori dress in dark berry, $265, Jenny Yoo
Combine two bridesmaid dress trends into one with this oh-so-pretty midi dress featuring an allover floral print.
Reformation Nikita dress in pompadour, $248, Reformation