5 Reasons You Need the Twist Wrap Bridesmaid Dress!

5 Reasons You Need the Twist Wrap Bridesmaid Dress!

We love our Twist Wrap Bridesmaid dress, it is perfect for any wedding at any time of the year and it looks good on all body types. We thought we would share with you why you should have (and need) the Twist Wrap bridesmaid dress for your wedding or formal event.

New Colors: The Twist Wrap Bridesmaid dress is now available in new colors! Including buttercup, amethyst, tutti frutti and more colors! So whether you are planning a fall wedding or a spring one in 2015, we have just the right color to wrap yourself up in!


Destination Weddings and Honeymoons: What's awesome about the Twist Wrap Bridesmaid dress is that it perfect for the tropical destination weddings and honeymoons. It packs well and is just so versatile. You can change the look or change the wrap and it is available in full or cocktail lengths.

Formal Events: If you aren't a bridesmaid, but you are just a girl that needs a good dress for a formal event in a hurry, this dress is in-stock! This holiday season, with all the invitations to formal events have a dress that no one will know you've worn more than once!

For the accessories: Since you can shape this dress anyway you like, you can pick a wide array of accessories to go with it. While some bridesmaid dresses or formal gowns only allow for certain accessories, the changing look of this dress allows you to do different accessories each time you wear it. Check out all our accessories at Dessy.com!

It can be worn again: While so many brides tell their bridesmaids the infamous line "its so great because you can wear it again" this time it is actually true with the Twist Wrap Bridesmaid dress. It is simple and elegant at the same time and it works for any body type.

See all the possible looks of the Twist Wrap Bridesmaid Dress at Dessy.com!

Bridesmaid Spotlight: The Sheer Bodice

Bridesmaid Spotlight: The Sheer Bodice

We love the sheer bodice, it is delicate, sweet and just beautiful. This fall we think you will love it too! We couldn't choose just one and there are so many to choose from, but we want to share a few of our favorites that we think you will all love! Check out some of the ones we have chosen here and tell us what you think!

Dessy Collection Style 2920


After Six Bridesmaid Style 6702


Lela Rose Style LR208


Alfred Sung Style D677


Looking for the right accessory to go with this look? Check out our accessories at Dessy.com! And don't forget to see what else we have in store for this season!

BRIDESMAID GUIDE: The Best Fall 2014 Bridesmaid Dresses

BRIDESMAID GUIDE: The Best Fall 2014 Bridesmaid Dresses

It seems almost impossible that summertime is coming to an inevitable close. (Really, how is that possible?) But with our sunny long days becoming shorter and cooler, there is a silver lining. Fall 2014 bridesmaid fashion is out and it's GOOD. Reallllll good. It's hard to sift through all of the glamour to pick just a few favorites, but we've pulled out a few styles below that are modern, feminine and super chic!

The neckline of this gown is all at once modern and timeless. A demure keyhole shows a sliver of skin and flattering front seaming makes for a bust that nips at the waist then joins a flowing chiffon skirt, for a soft finish.

After Six style 6705

After Six style 6705 in Bordeaux, Larkspur and Frost

This dress is perfect for a bride that's looking for something that's a bit special with a bit of sparkle. A modified halter neckline sings with a small embellished brooch and draped bodice. Fitted to the natural waist, the dress then flows into a full skirt. Beautiful with just a touch of bling.

Dessy Collection style 2917

Dessy Collection style 2917 in Blush, Taupe and Passion

A beautiful high neck is adorned with dainty flower buttons at the shoulder, but he real beauty of this dress lies in the open back. Pleated details criss-cross to expose a small, tasteful openening. A waistband separates bodice from full skirt for a classic, high-neck look from the front.

Lela Rose style LR207

Lela Rose style LR207 in Clementine, Spa and Sapphire

Happy shopping!

BRIDESMAID GUIDE: Spotlight on Lace Bridesmaid Dresses

BRIDESMAID GUIDE: Spotlight on Lace Bridesmaid Dresses

Lace is timeless. It's classic. It's elegant. It's really a pretty exceptional thing when you think about it! So what better way to let lace shine than to utilize the fabric for your bridesmaids' dresses? There are nearly infinite ways to wear lace and to incorporate it into a wedding party. Whether you opt for modern sleek lace or a vintage floral one, lace can look youthful and on-trend with the right silhouette and color. Below are some of our favorite options for bridesmaids. Tell us which one (if you can pick one) is your favorite in the comments!

Social Bridesmaid Style 8141


Shown in Suede Rose, Black and Orchid

57 Grand Style 5713


Shown in Blush, Venetian Gold and Oyster

After Six Style 6708


Shown in Cameo, Platinum and Periwinkle

57 Grand Style 5714


Shown in Valentine, Mint and Emerald

For many more fashionable styles in lace explore Dessy.com!

SPOTLIGHT ON: Bridesmaid Dresses in Pantone Buttercup

SPOTLIGHT ON: Bridesmaid Dresses in Pantone Buttercup

Maybe it's the sweet kiss of summer... but we're having a moment with Pantone shade Buttercup. Sure it's sunny, but it's also sweet and sophisticated. The hue looks great on blondes & brunettes and really pops if you've got a redhead standing up in your wedding party! We've perused our inventory for the best that Buttercup has to offer. See our favorite looks below!



From Left to Right: Lela Rose LR200, Dessy Collection 2906, After Six 6682, Social Bridesmaid 8139



From Left to Right: After Six 6702, 57 Grand 5713, After Six 6695, Lela Rose LR189

These looks are so cute, we're going to go ahead and call Buttercup the color of the season! Check out Dessy.com for many, many more (hundreds!) of styles in this refreshing, chic and summery shade. Let us know which style is your favorite and why!

Happy planning!

Looking for the Perfect Bridesmaid Dress? Check Our Pinterest Page!

Looking for the Perfect Bridesmaid Dress? Check Our Pinterest Page!

Finding the right bridesmaid dress these days can be a difficult task for the bride and her bridesmaids. There is color to think about, style and what dress will work for everyone. Luckily girls have Pinterest to turn to in order to find just the right dress for the wedding.

So if you are in the midst of looking for the right dress, look no further than right here. Here is a compilation of some of our top contenders others have loved from Pinterest.
This Alfred Sung Style D501 in gray is the top choice among pinners on Pinterest.

Looking for more gray inspiration? Here is another beauty ....


This Lela Rose Bridesmaid Style LR174 in charcoal gray is another favorite of many

We move on from gray...to purple


Among the list of popular bridesmaid dresses on Pinterest.. the Lela Rose Style LR188 is just lovely!

Looking for something short and sweet?


This Social Bridesmaid 8133 was among the list of bridesmaid dresses that are perfect for the party!

We love a lace bridesmaid dress...


The Dessy Collection Style 2053 is a great combination of matte satin and lace!

If you loved what you saw here and are looking for more, check out The Dessy Group Pinterest page!

Real Weddings: Brides With Their Maid/Matron of Honor Wearing Dessy!

Real Weddings: Brides With Their Maid/Matron of Honor Wearing Dessy!

We recently reached out to our followers on Facebook and Instagram and asked you to share photos of brides with their maid/matron of honor wearing Dessy and we had such a great response and some beautiful photos!

Now we want to share these beautiful photos with all of you! Enjoy!

This picture (above) is of Emma Gates with her maid of honor and best friend Lindsay. The wedding took place in Europa Village winery in Temecula, California on Nov. 2 of last year. Lindsay is wearing Dessy Collection Style 2852.

Dessy Bridesmaid

This photo (above) is of Lee McGuckin, who got married in July 2008 in Ballymena County Antrim in Northern Ireland. Her bridesmaids wore bridesmaid dresses by Dessy.; Lee told us she wanted something different so she chose strapless tea length dresses in champagne gold.

Lauren DThis picture (above) is of bride Lauren Dikis and her maid of honor Nina Frazier in Birmingham, Alabama on March 8. The bride chose After Six Style 6639 in the color palomino.


The bride Aanya Bricker married John Bricker on July 27 of last year. This picture is of Aanya and her entire bridal party wearing the Twist Wrap Bridesmaid Dress by Dessy in Persian plum. She told us the girls loved them!

Bring Out the Mixed Matched Bridesmaid Dresses!

Bring Out the Mixed Matched Bridesmaid Dresses!

Mixed Matched Dessy Bridesmaids, photo featured on Savvy Deets Bridal. Photo by Matthew James Photographers

Brides are stepping away from tradition when it comes to matching color and styles for the bridal party these days. It is no longer necessary to have just one color and style. While traditional matching bridesmaids and groomsmen are still a beautiful sight, brides are making a bold statement to make their wedding even more memorable.

For their bridal parties, brides are mixing color palettes – from subtle changes in hues to adventurous pairings. You can have fun with the color and style choices you make for the bridal party.

When you aren't matching styles, you are making it possible for each of your bridesmaids to wear a dress that best suits their body type. This gives the bridal party an overall unique look.

The best example of this is the Twist Wrap bridesmaid dress. The dress is versatile and literally fits every body type! Each of your girls can have a different look and the dress comes in a variety of colors that will certainly make your girls stand out at your wedding.

Dessy Twist Wrap Convertible Dress with Wrap Skirt

Mismatching colors can also play a part in other aspects of your wedding. For example, you can mismatch flowers, invitations, favor tags, table settings, and more. Mixing colors will certainly make a statement at your wedding.

If you are deciding not to match color and style, here are a few things to consider:

Have one color and center other colors around it for the bridesmaid dresses. You may also pick shades of the same base colors and mix it that way. Are you uncertain of colors, materials and textures? Check out the various swatches and trims available on Dessy!

There are many ways to mix and match your bridesmaid dresses. You can have the same dress in different lengths, different dresses by the same designer, different colors, lengths and textures; you can have the same dresses but different accessories and shoes. You can all have different dresses and different shoes. The options are endless!

If you are deciding to go the mismatching route, there are still ways to have a uniform look. You can match accessories, shoes, and jewelry. For example, the Faceted Resin Necklace with Rhinestone Accents by Dessy would make a great uniform piece for your bridesmaids that will tie the whole look together.

Your Junior Maids in Pantone Caspian and Spa

Your Junior Maids in Pantone Caspian and Spa

Whether you are planning a destination wedding or a wedding at home this spring, Pantone Caspian and Spa are two great colors to pair for your bridal party, especially your junior bridesmaids.

These two colors are a great combo because they are fun, whimsical and refreshing to have for your wedding theme. Imagine how beautiful these two colors would look for a tropical island wedding with a bright array of orange flowers.

Looking for the perfect hair piece to go with your bridesmaid gowns? Check out the wide variety of hairpieces on Dessy.com!

Should You Have Dark Colored Bridesmaid Dresses at Your Spring Wedding?

Should You Have Dark Colored Bridesmaid Dresses at Your Spring Wedding?

The immediate answer is you can do whatever you want! It's your wedding, after all. However during the spring, brides tend to lean towards pastels or just brighter life-like colors.

Dark colors are traditionally reserved for fall and winter weddings. But these days it seems that brides are breaking away from tradition and doing whatever color they choose for their wedding.

A great way to have dark dresses but still incorporate spring if you are worried about the colors being too dark is by incorporating light flowers or similar lighter colors that are similar to the dark color of your choice.

One great example of a dark bridesmaid dress is the Lela Rose Style LR198, which is a cocktail sleeveless dress gazar dress with pleated detail and scoop neck.

We recommend that you go dark with your dress colors if you lean towards a night wedding. Dark colors perfect for a wedding after dark.

Another great example for a dark dress this spring, is the Alfred Sung Style D611, which is a full length v-neck dupioni dress with inset waistband and inverted pleat ing the front and back skirt. There are even pockets at the side of the skirt! A dress with pockets is always a plus!


Also if you are considering a dark color for your bridesmaid dresses, you will want to take fabrics into serious consideration. Darker colors like black for example may not fit for the weather temperatures.

Keep in mind you will want to find colors dark or otherwise that look best on all your bridesmaids. While you want to pick colors you like, you will want to consider your bridesmaids' skin tones. Not all dark colors look good on every skin tone, so be conscious of that.

Some flattering dark colors are deep purples, black (that's universal) deep reds, dark navy are all great options for dark colors.

Looking for the best color scheme for your bridesmaid dresses? Check out the Pantone Chiplette Swatches to help you make the best color decision!