A Dress of Honor for the Maid of Honor

2 Dec

If you recall last month’s blog post on Color Runs, it’s not uncommon to ditch the monochromatic bridesmaid dress theme in favor of individualizing colors, shades, and styles for each girl. In a sort of reconciliation between the tradition and the color run, another option is to put just the Maid of Honor in a dress of a different shade or color. Think of it as just another way to honor your number one girl!

The first way to go about this is to put the Maid of Honor in the same dress as the bridesmaids, just in a different color or pattern. These ideas from Durham Region News and Weddingbee are some adorable examples:

Another way to go is to put the Maid of Honor in a completely different dress from the other bridesmaids. These examples from The Knot show both differentiation by dress color and style:

Yet another option is to go a subtler route by simply adding a sash or shawl to the Maid of Honor’s dress. This is a great option if you have a smaller bridal party because it allows for cohesion among the bridal party while still distinguishing the Maid of Honor. Check out these ideas from The Knot and Weddingbee for inspiration!

Bridesmaid Trade is a great place to start if you’re thinking of incorporating this idea into your bridal party dress theme! How about selecting THESE gorgeous Mori Lee gowns in blush with a champagne sash for your bridesmaids and THIS gown in a champagne beige for your Maid of Honor—the sashes matched with the Maid of Honor dress will create a cohesive bridal party color scheme while still distinguishing your number one girl!

Tell us about your bridal party dress color theme—are you going to stick with a monochromatic scheme or switch up the Maid of Honor’s dress?



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