10 Bridesmaid Trends for 2014

From the fun and flirty prints to perfectly mismatched gowns, the altar has never been more stylish and bridesmaids have never been happier to be part of the big day!  While we will forever adore a classic bridal party, we also love seeing brides and their maids mix it up with the newest trends and are so excited to share 10 of our favorite bridesmaid trends for 2014!  Love the looks you see? Shop similar gorgeous gowns for your bridesmaids in the EAD shop!

Bridesmaids in Neutral Color Palette

1. Neutrals

Molly Sims’ wedding was beyond breathtaking and her gorgeous bridesmaids are the perfect example that less is definitely more when it comes to choosing a neutral palette.

Photo: Gia Canali Photography

Sparkly Mismatched Neutral Bridesmaids Dresses

2. Sparkle and Beading

Brides aren’t the only girls feeling glamorous on the big day and we see nothing wrong with adding a hint of sparkle to the altar—like these maids in mismatched gowns!

Photo: Erich McVey Photography

Mismatched Blue Bridesmaid Dresses

3. Mixing Fabrics

Navy is one of our favorite color choices—it’s classic, flattering, and easy to find—but these bridesmaids take it to a whole new level of prettiness with the mix of lace, stripes, and silk chiffon!

Photo: Ryan Ray

Bridesmaids in Pastel Gowns

4. Pretty Pastels

We love how this bride dressed her pretty bridesmaids in the same dress but in a palette of pale pastels which is a stunning option for a spring, summer or beach chic affair! {See 10 more pretty pastel bridal parties here!}

Photo: KT Merry

Jewel Tone Bridesmaids Dresses

5. Jewel Tones

A jewel tone palette is a fabulous choice for fall and we just love these bridesmaids in their elegant, floor length gowns!

Photo: Eric Kelley

Ombre Pink Donna Morgan Bridesmaids Dresses

6. Ombre

We have a major crush on ombre and brides who also share our obsession will love the endless dress and color options—like these cute and chic gals are wearing—from Donna Morgan!

Photo: Donna Morgan via Colin Cowie Weddings

Short Black Watters Lace Bridesmaids Dresses

7. Lace

Watters perfectly designed this lace dress with the timeless and elegant bride in mind. With lots of pretty color combinations, it’s really easy to create your perfect bridal party! Buy here.

Photo: Kristen Gardner Photography

Polka Dot Bridesmaid Dress

8. Pretty Prints and Patterns

Prints are a fun and flirty way to add dimension to your wedding day and these bridesmaids in polka dots show us how to keep this trend classic and feminine.

Photo: Amy Majors Photography

Unique Back on Cream Bridesmaids Dresses

9. Gorgeous Backs

These leading ladies show us how a gorgeous back can dress up even the simplest gown!

Photo: Bryan N. Miller Photography

Gray Overlay Bridesmaids Gowns

10. Coverups & Overlays

These elegant bridesmaids dresses are dressed to impress and a stunning example of how covering up can still create a classic bridal party look–which we absolutely adore!

Photo: Katie Stoops