The Budget Bridesmaid Style Guide

Congratulations! She chose you to be in her bridal party. Getting to be a maid of honor, matron of honor, bridesmaid, or even junior bridesmaid, is a huge honor. And with this new role comes great responsibility. No matter who’s getting married or where it’s happening, it's likely you're going to need a new bridesmaid dress or jumpsuit if you’re going to be in the wedding.


Considering all of the costs that go into being part of a bridal party, staying on a budget will help you get through the wedding festivities with your wallet still intact. You’ll first want to consider style, color and silhouette when shopping for a jumpsuit or bridesmaid dress appropriate for your role. But finding something affordable and fabulous that doesn’t look cheap can be challenging. 


Don’t worry! You don’t have to sacrifice looking chic for paying cheap. Our budget friendly petite to plus size bridesmaid dresses and jumpsuits come in the most popular hues and fabrics. Whether the bride asked you to wear classic colors like blush and navy blue bridesmaid dresses or trendy shades like soft lilac and dusty rose bridesmaid dresses , we have the perfect bridal party outfits.. The best part? They’re all under $100!   

BLUSH BRIDESMAID DRESSES

If you're looking for bridesmaid dresses that are subtle, soft, and elegant, you are sure to adore these blush bridesmaid dresses. Light pink hues are flattering on most skin tones, making them bridal party favorites. From short bridesmaid dresses to long bridesmaid dresses, the fabric of these dresses add at a hint of glitz and glam for an ultra feminine look. 

SOFIA LIGHT PINK SEQUIN LACE DRESS

Sophisticated yet young, Sofia is a stand out for bridesmaid dresses. With a sequin lace bodice featuring a scalloped hem and A-line chiffon skirt, Sofia is just as light as it is stunning. Whether you’re a junior bridesmaid or a matron of honor, Sofia is an affordable bridesmaid dress you’ll wear again. 

TURNER PINK FLOOR-LENGTH DRESS

Turner is an automatic showstopper and allows you to move freely with ease. This long bridesmaid dress glides over the body to accentuate your figure while not being too constricting. Perfect for the matron of honor or maid of honor, the metallic stretch knit will subtly shine as you stand next to your beautiful bride.

REMY LIGHT PINK SEQUIN LACE DRESS

Two layers of sequin scalloped lace are always better than one! This tiered sheath silhouette is strategically constructed so that the lace is flattering & lays flat on your figure so you can wear Remy without sacrificing comfort. Remy is a unique and sophisticated take on the bridal party dress. 

MAUVE & DUSTY ROSE BRIDESMAID DRESSES

Wonderfully feminine, hues of mauve bridesmaid dresses are the perfect shade of muted pink. Lace dresses in mauve and dusty rose will look ethereal as the bridal party makes their way down the aisle. Dusty rose bridesmaid dresses are in the same color family and will be the toast of the town, or at least the wedding.

GRACIE DUSTY ROSEWOOD SEQUIN LACE DRESS

The perfect dusty rose bridesmaid dress, Gracie features a plunging sweetheart neckline and is constructed with boning and a padded bust. Made from allover sequin lace, this form-fitting dress has cap sleeves and holds you in at all the right places without making you feel constricted.

RACHEL MAUVE & SILVER LACE DRESS

Rachel is lightweight and elegant. Made from stretch sequin lace, this V-neck sheath dress features a scalloped hem and strategically placed darts. Elbow sleeves with high-low ruffle detailing make this short bridesmaid dress a perfect choice for weddings that begin at dusk and go into the night.

STEVIE DUSTY ROSEWOOD SEQUIN LACE DRESS

Stevie is simply classic. The stretch sequin scalloped lace glides over the body, while long chiffon sleeves provide subtle coverage. Perfect for anyone looking for long sleeve bridesmaid dresses, the sleeves feature a slit up to the elbow for added flair and movement. You’ll own the dance floor and feel comfortable all night long.

soft lilac BRIDESMAID DRESSES

Soft lilac and hues of purple bridesmaid dresses are ideal for Spring and Summer weddings. These warmer month wedding ceremonies call for bridesmaid dresses that aren’t just light in color, but also light in fabric. Our purple bridesmaid dresses are made with metallic pleated fabric that glimmers in the light so that the bridal party pops in photos without distracting from the bride!

AMELIA SOFT LILAC ASYMMETRICAL DRESS

Named after Amelia Earhart, this dress reminds us of those moments when you feel so good it's as if you're gliding through the air. A figure-flattering stretch knit dress with a pleated metallic chiffon overlay, the Amelia is perfect petite to plus size bridesmaids.

ELSA SOFT LILAC METALLIC FLOOR-LENGTH CAPE DRESS

Crafted from lightweight fabric, Elsa is an effortless bridesmaid dress that you can slip on and look put together in an instant. A soft lilac metallic pleated cape elevates the A-line floor-Length solid stretch jersey knit dress. Elsa is just the right amount of fancy, making it perfect long bridesmaid dress.

MAYA SOFT LILAC ASYMMETRICAL DRESS

Maya is your classic sheath dress with an exciting twist: an asymmetrical chiffon cape with side slits to show off some extra skin. The asymmetry of the cape creates a slimming effect while it also enhances your natural figure. Maya will move with you as the bridal party makes its way down the aisle.

NAVY BLUE & MAUVE BRIDESMAID DRESSES

Typically, the bride will ask her bridal party to match her wedding colors. And when those colors are navy blue and pink, you choose this bridesmaid dress collection. The mauve lining makes the navy blue eyelash metallic knit pop, but is subtle enough that wedding guests will take a second look to notice you’ve perfectly matched the wedding theme.

ELSA NAVY EYELASH METALLIC CAPE DRESS

Crafted from lightweight fabric, Elsa is an effortless effortless bridesmaid dress to slip on and look put together in an instant. Lined with a mauve stretch jersey knit, this navy eyelash metallic A-line dress is eye catching and unique. Note the color matched chiffon cape for an extra touch of coverage. From petite to plus size bridesmaid dresses, Elsa is the perfect choice.

LISA EYELASH METALLIC KNIT FLOOR-LENGTH DRESS

Our tried-and-true silhouette is the perfect bridesmaid dress. The scoop neck highlights your collarbone, and the faux wrap detail at the waist creates definition for a classic, figure-flattering silhouette. A tulip hem adds an extra feminine touch to this long bridesmaid dress.

FRANKIE NAVY & MAUVE EYELASH METALLIC CAPELET DRESS

Sparkling and elegant, Frankie's sheath silhouette is crafted from a stretch eyelash metallic knit. Its color-matched chiffon capelet provides the coverage you're looking for without the constricting nature of a sleeve. Featuring a keyhole at the neck with rhinestone trim detail, Frankie is a unique bridal party dress option.

NAVY BLUE BRIDESMAID DRESSES & JUMPSUITS

Satisfy the "something blue" requirement with navy blue bridesmaid dresses. Deeper than blue or royal blue, this color is perfect to wear for wedding at any time of year and an excellent alternative to black. Plus, it's flattering on every body type—what's not to love?

GAYLE NAVY SEQUIN LACE DRESS

Gayle is simply classic. This form-fitting, short bridesmaid dress is made from stretch sequin lace that holds you in at all the right places without making you feel constricted. Shirring in the surplus bodice and at the waist makes Gayle dynamic and flattering. Note the tiered chiffon butterfly sleeves for that extra touch of class and movement.

STELLA 2.0 NAVY JUMPSUIT

Stella 2.0 is the perfect non-traditional bridal party outfit. Stella 2.0’s shimmery eyelash metallic knit adds light-catching sparkle, while the flirty peplum emphasizes the smallest part of your waist. So, instead of wearing a long bridesmaid dress, opt for a navy blue bridesmaid jumpsuit.

GRACE NAVY SEQUIN LACE DRESS

Grace is sexy, elegant, classic, and sparkly. This form-fitting long bridesmaid dress is made of stretch sequin lace and features a plunging sweetheart neckline with boning and a padded bust. Grace holds you in at all the right places without making you feel constricted. You’ll be the only one who knows you’re a bridesmaid on a budget.

CHARCOAL BRIDESMAID DRESSES

Now entering tinseltown! Charcoal bridesmaid dresses are a gorgeous complement to the bride's white dress. Bonus? The mesmerizing color looks amazing on almost any skin tone and matches any of the bride’s wedding accent colors.

CLEO CHARCOAL SEQUIN LACE DRESS

Make a bridal party statement in Cleo. Featuring a unique scalloped neckline and made from allover sequin lace, this form-fitting dress is fully lined and holds you in at all the right places without making you feel constricted. Note the key-hole back for that added touch of sexiness and flair.

GRACE CHARCOAL SEQUIN LACE DRESS

Grace will always be a favorite long bridesmaid dress. It’s sexy, elegant, classic, and sparkly, but does not detract from the bride herself Grace has all the makings of the perfect maid of honor dress: plunging sweetheart neckline, floor-length, form-fitting and most importantly, comfortable.

GRACIE CHARCOAL SEQUIN LACE DRESS

Inspired by the Grace dress, Gracie has the same silhouette we all love but in a knee-length. It features a plunging sweetheart neckline and and holds you in at all the right places without making you feel constricted. Wear Gracie as your bridesmaid dress and you’ll feel comfortable all night.

COBALT BLUE BRIDESMAID DRESSES

Wedding days are all about the bride and groom, but the supporting act should stand out too! That’s why cobalt blue bridesmaid dresses are the perfect complement to the bride’s big day. Not to mention, she’ll satisfy the “something blue” from her list.

FRANKIE ROYAL BLUE EYELASH METALLIC CAPELET DRESS

Sparkling and elegant, Frankie's sheath silhouette is crafted to be comfortable all night long. And for a bridesmaid dress, that’s probably the #1 quality you need.. Its color-matched chiffon capelet provides the coverage you're looking for without the constricting nature of a sleeve so you can focus on fulfilling all the bride’s needs.

SUNNY COBALT FLOOR-LENGTH DRESS

Sunny is a sophisticated and flirty long bridesmaid dress. This eyelash metallic dress is fully lined and features side ruching to complement your natural figure. Sunny's V-neck chiffon flounce creates dimension and adds an extra touch of femininity.

STEVIE COBALT EYELASH METALLIC DRESS

There’s something unique about long sleeve bridesmaid dresses. Typically, they are sleeveless or cap sleeve dresses, but Stevie is an easy choice. The long chiffon sleeves provide subtle coverage, while the slit up to the elbow makes it easy to move about the wedding. Note to mention the sheath silhouette is extremely flatter while also being comfortable.

BLACK BRIDESMAID DRESSES

Black bridesmaids dresses are popular choices and offer a more formal look. Short bridesmaid dresses are perfect for a semi-formal ceremony while long bridesmaid dresses provide a look of sophistication and class. Be confident knowing black bridesmaid dresses from Connected Apparel will have you looking picture-perfect for the big day. The best part about black bridesmaid dresses is that you can easily wear them over and over again. Talk about being a budget bridesmaid!

TINA BLACK SEQUIN LACE COWL NECK DRESS

This stunning number is your perfect bridesmaid dress and your next go-to cocktail dress. Tina's draped cowl neck and side ruche provide interesting details, while the stretch sequin lace shines beautifully. Tina slips on right over your head and hugs your figure without being constricting. You'll look amazing and feel even better all night long.

SARA 2.0 FLOOR-LENGTH DRESS

Sara 2.0’S chiffon crossbody ruffle adds dimension and movement, taking the sophistication and chicness level up a notch. Don't miss the side slit for that extra touch of sexiness we all want. This long bridesmaid dress is exactly what the bride asked for when she told you to buy black!

CHLOE BLACK SEQUIN LACE DRESS

What do you call a dress that is so lightweight you can't imagine being more comfortable, yet it makes you feel and look like you spent a million bucks? Chloe. This short bridesmaid dress is your classic A-line with color-matched chiffon sleeves. Sewn on the bias, the sleeves provide the perfect amount of coverage and are open on the bottom, allowing you to move freely throughout the wedding reception.

GOLD BRIDESMAID DRESSES & JUMPSUITS

The bride will have a winning bridal party in gold bridesmaid dresses and jumpsuits. They're an excellent complement to an ivory wedding dress, too. The color gold is also associated with love and compassion. What better color scheme for a bridal party?! From petite to plus size bridesmaid dresses and jumpsuits, find your winning look on Connected Apparel.

UPTOWN GOLD FOIL PRINTED JUMPSUIT

Uptown is the ultimate bridal party jumpsuit. Made from stretch jersey knit, this foiled metallic jumpsuit is chic, sophisticated, and comfortable. Featuring a draped cowl neck and tie at the waist, Uptown's wide legs elongate the body while the tie at the waist accentuates your figure.

SUNNY GOLD FOIL PRINTED DRESS

Sunny is cute and flirty. This foil printed stretch jersey knit dress features side ruching to complement your natural figure. Sunny's print-matched, V-neck flounce creates dimension and adds an extra touch of femininity. Wear this bridesmaid dress for your best friend’s wedding and then out to your next cocktail event.

MANDY GOLD FOIL PRINTED DRESS

A short bridesmaid dress, Mandy is the perfect combination of sophistication and comfort. Made from a stretch foil printing jersey knit, Mandy's side ruching creates definition and dimension in the waist for an overall figure-flattering silhouette. A budget friendly bridesmaid dress, Mandy can be worn time and again.

CASUAL BRIDESMAID DRESSES & JUMPSUITS

When the bride tells you the wedding is going to be casual, but wants you to choose blue tones, look no further than our solid cobalt blue collection. These bridesmaid dresses and jumpsuits offer a more modern and laid back interpretation of the bridal party look. You’ll fall in love with these silhouettes not just because of the way they fit, but also because you can wear them over and over again.

SUNNY DEEP COBALT DRESS

Sunny is a cute and flirty short bridesmaid dress. This stretch knit jersey dress features side ruching to complement your natural figure. Sunny's V-neck flounce creates dimension and adds an extra touch of femininity. This vibrant dress is a great style solution for your bridal party outfit and any day or nighttime events.

SERENA COBALT JUMPSUIT

You can never have too many pieces in your closet that can go from day to night, casual to elegant, just by switching out your accessories. Serena fits into that category perfectly and we love her for so many reasons: the inset waist seam that flatters your curves, the boat neckline that accentuates your collarbone, the wide-leg pant that elongates your figure, and the cobalt blue color. Simply put, Serena is a great bridal party outfit choice.

GAYLE DEEP COBALT DRESS

Gayle is simply classic and a great bridesmaid dress choice. This form-fitting, knee-length dress is made from stretch jersey knit that holds you in at all the right places without making you feel constricted. Shirring in the surplus bodice and at the waist makes Gayle dynamic and flattering. Note the tiered chiffon butterfly sleeves for that extra touch of class and movement.

LITTLE BLACK BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES

Quite possibly the easiest bridal party guidelines to ever receive: wear a little black dress. Sophisticated and elegant, black bridesmaid dresses never go out of style, even long after the wedding is over. When it comes to little black dresses, we have an outfit for every budget, shape, and style.

KENNEDY LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Kennedy is refined sophistication. A sheath dress with an A-line chiffon overlay, Kennedy's role collar takes this classic silhouette up a notch. Walk down the aisle wearing this little black dress and leave with a purse full of compliments.

LISA 2.0 LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Our tried-and-true silhouette, Lisa 2.0 is that dress you'll reach for time and again, long after the bridal party has given the bride their blessing. You’ll wear Lisa 2.0 as a bridesmaid dress and every time when you want to look polished, but not overdone. This dress features a faux wrap detail at the waist to create definition for a figure-flattering silhouette.

ELSA LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Your new favorite little black dress, Elsa is effortless to slip on and look put together in an instant. The sheath silhouette is instantly elevated with a color-matched black chiffon cape. Note the subtle V back for that added touch of sexiness. Wear Elsa as your bridesmaid dress and anywhere else you'd take your LBD.


We want you to wear bridesmaids dresses that look chic, not cheap. That’s why we curated a bridesmaid collection where every petite to plus size outfit is under $100 and versatile. Our bridal party outfits for every budget, shape, and style are just a click away. So whether the bride asked you to wear something hip and modern or something more traditional, we have you covered. No bridal party style or color is out of reach when you’re browsing our selection of affordable bridesmaid dresses that don’t look cheap.


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