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From themed weddings to odd color pairings or seasonal attire, bridesmaid dresses can either be a delight, or go awfully wrong based on the bride’s vision and taste. Whether the bride follows the traditional gown uniform of color and style or a more modern take with the same color but individual style, finding a bridal shop that has a wide selection of bridesmaids’ attire can be a challenge. However, if you live in Los Angeles and have just been asked to be a member of a bridal party, you’re in luck. Check out these five bridal shops for the best bridesmaids dresses.
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(credit: Sam M./Yelp)


Bella Bridesmaids
223 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 550-1755
www.bellabridesmaids.com

Up the stairs and in a nondescript building in the middle of Beverly Hills, you’ll find Bella Bridesmaids, where they offer a huge offering of bridesmaid dresses for your best friend’s special day. If you find yourself without many great options, Bella Bridesmaids is definitely the way to go. With a fun and easy process, a bevy of options in any wide variety of colors, you will be in great hands here. The prices are also reasonable too.

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J Crew
The Grove
189 The Grove Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-1070
www.jcrew.com

Unless you’re a shopper at J Crew, you might never know that they actually offer one of the best bridesmaid selections around. And, not only that, the dresses are all very current and chic too. From strapless, classic, lace and silk to gowns, this retailer has an impressive list of options for every need. The prices are also very affordable as well.

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(credit: Jenn R./Yelp)


BHLDN at Anthropologie
211 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 385-7390
www.bhldn.com/stores-beverlyhills

Located in Beverly Hills, BHLDN has a gorgeous collection of bridal party dresses and gowns without the traditional Beverly Hills price tags. Find stunning cocktail dresses and embellished gowns ranging from $200 up to $1,000 with many gorgeous looks under $300. Collections reflect the seasons so inventory will change. All bridal looks are on the website to get a preview of what is available in store. Call and book a one-on-one with a professional in-house stylist.

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Joanna August
112 W. 9th St. Suite 830
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 622-0342
www.joannaaugust.com

Casual weddings are a growing trend and finding a bridesmaid dress to fit that vision can be a challenge. Joanna August has a beautiful line of ethereal and flirty dresses that are perfect for a slightly less than formal event to vows exchanged in a meadow or even city hall. From classic shades of nude to pastels to bold colors, Joanna August has something that will look beautiful on every member of the wedding party, including guests. Most dresses are under $300.

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Lili Bridals & Formals
18663 Ventura Blvd.
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 774-9700
www.lilibridals.com

When choosing a bridesmaids gown from Lili Bridals & Formals, the bridal party runs the risk of stealing the spotlight from the bride. Gorgeous colors, striking lines and luxurious fabrics can’t help but steal some attention, unless of course the bride buys her gown at Lili as well. Lili even has age-appropriate dresses for that young niece or cousin in the bridal party and for the mother of the bride so everyone can look and feel glamorous.

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The Image
11263 National Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 312-5500
www.theimagebridal.com

If you’re looking for classy, sassy or breathtakingly elegant, The Image has a wide variety of unique bridesmaids dresses that range in price, length and color. From designers like Sorella Vita, Bill Levkoff and Alfred Sung, your bridesmaid gown can be something you’d want to wear again and again. The Image also makes custom gowns for both bride and party and will provide alterations whether the gown was bought at the shop or not.

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Kristine G. Bottone is a freelance writer living in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.