Colour Blocking For Bridal Train

The most traditional way to style the bridesmaids for a wedding is to choose identical, usually solid-coloured dresses for everyone in your bridal train. However, there is also nothing keeping you from adding a pop of colour to your bridal train by using the colour blocking technique. Here are some ideas on how to do it!

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1. Idea #1

This bride chose charming blush-coloured dresses for everyone in her bridal train except for the chief bridesmaid, who clearly stands out in a deep turquoise gown that has a similar cut and shape.


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2. Idea #2

This bride chose a similar idea for her bridal train but executed it in completely different colours. The wine red dresses of the bridesmaid create a perfect balance with the ivory gown of the chief bridesmaid.

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3. Idea #3

Red and pink are two of the most popular colours for bridesmaid dresses, which is why it makes perfect sense to use them both in a classic yet trendy way to style your bridal train.

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4. Idea #4

If you have two favourite colours – like this peach and mint – there are plenty of ways to combine them through colour blocking in your bridal train outfits. The different colours of dresses with matching fascinators will make the most fashionable style for the bridesmaids.

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5. Idea #5

Here is another way to use two of your favourite colours in the bridal train through the colour blocking technique. And while some consider white colour to be exclusively reserved for the bride, there are plenty of ideas on using it in bridesmaid outfit with great success.


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18 Likes, 0 Comments – Fashion designer (@lomzyglamour2) on Instagram: “Da complete squad! The hot bride and her hot train! Bridal train dresses by @mizlomzy for…”

6. Idea #6

Red and green are the two colours we normally associate with Christmas, but they can look flawless in a bridal train. These rich jewel tones are a fabulous choice for bridesmaid dresses and they pair great with the ivory wedding dress of the bride.

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7. Idea #7

If you plan to take lots of photos with your bridesmaids and groomsmen, you should put extra effort into styling their respective outfits. The colour blocking technique works here perfectly too: check out how the gold dresses flawlessly accompany the emerald tuxedos.

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8. Idea #8

Red and yellow would not be our first choice for bridal train outfits, but it turns out these two colours are exactly what you need to make your bridesmaid dresses stand out!

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9. Idea #9

And here is a lovely and fresh take on the colour blocking technique for bridal train dresses. Pastels are always a safe choice for bridesmaid gowns, and white with pink not only look great together, but also fit any complexion and body type.

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10. Idea #10

Colour blocking does not always mean two drastically different colour being used in the outfit. Sometimes the contrast is subtle yet very stylish, like these magenta outfits with sequined bodices.


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