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Putting The Fun Into Flower Girl Dresses

BY ADRIAN LEIGHTON

Putting The Fun Into Flower Girl Dresses

Congratulations, you’re finally getting married after those long months of waiting for the date to arrive! You’ve planned, dreamt, and stressed over so many details, and now the day is closing in! Choosing wedding dresses is stressful enough, but are you prepared to choose flower girl dresses for the little ones attending your special day?

bride and flower girls in flower girl dresses

Choosing Flower Girl Dresses

They say, “Never work with children and animals,” And the effort of trying to decide which kinds of flower girl dresses are going to be appropriate could be a major source of stress. What will suit them? Do they fit my wedding theme or colors? Will they be comfortable? However choosing flower girl dresses can actually be good fun, as you have many more options than adult dresses. The key here is cuteness. You’ll want your flower girls to make people’s hearts melt when they see them proudly taking part in your wedding. Your mom will be a valuable ally in making the decision, and by sharing this responsibility you will halve your stress.

flower girl dresses

Just be sure that you follow these three simple rules: 1. Choose a style that matches your wedding colors. If your bridesmaids are wearing yellow (a good color for summer weddings), then echo it in your flower girls dresses, but perhaps in a different shade. 2. Make sure that the style is comfortable. Your maids will be pretty tolerant, but kids could become quite cranky if they are forced to squeeze into a flower girl dress that’s not comfortable. Try simple A-line styles, and spaghetti straps or high necklines to keep the dress securely in place. 3. Add accessories & themes for extra cuteness. Think tiaras, armbands, ribbons in hair (matching colors of course), bracelets, or necklaces will help your flower girls to stand out and look really pretty. All of these can be bought cheaply if you’re looking at costume wedding jewelry. If you’re having a themed wedding, such as a rustic outdoor affair, why not dress your flower girls in costume, such as ‘mini cowgirls’ in plaid shirts, or simple dresses and little cowgirl boots. How cute would that be?

cute cowgirl flower girl

How Do I Get Flower Girl Dresses From OuterInner.com?

You may have noticed that we don’t have a ‘flower girl dresses’ category at our store: OuterInner.com, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t provide them. All you need to do is select the style of dress that you’d like for the girls, for instance this may be one of our bridesmaid dresses, and then select the custom sizing option. Give us the girls’ measurements, and we’ll make this dress in this smaller size for you. If you need help taking the measurements just click here to check our size guide.

Your Turn...

Did you, or are you having flower girls at your wedding? What color and style of flower girls dresses would you prefer? In your experience, what style of dress is most comfortable for younger kids? Let us know in the comments please.
Learn more: A Bridesmaid Dress and Fabric For Bridesmaid Dresses.

Why Modern Brides Should Wear Colorful Wedding Dresses

By Adrian Leighton

Discovering Colorful Wedding Dresses

colorful wedding dresses
Weddings are changing, but are you a modern bride who likes colorful wedding dresses? You don’t want to be the bride who has an instantly forgettable wedding that looks the same as every other wedding your guests have been to. But what options are available to the forward thinking bride? All around the world we’re starting to see tastes changing when it comes to wedding dresses. In Asia they’ve been wearing red and gold in weddings for generations, but in the West color is a much newer trend. Celebrities like Jessica Biel, Anne Hathaway, and Sarah Jessica Parker are blazing a trail for modern brides who wish to move away from the traditional white wedding dress towards new colored styles!

Jessica Biel Giambattista Valli pink wedding dress 2012

Here's Jessica Biel in her pink Gianbattista Valli wedding gown at her marriage to Justin Timberlake in 2012.

So, are colourful wedding dresses of interest for you? Keep reading…   Options For Colorful Wedding Dresses Which colors can you get a wedding dress in these days? Basically any color you can think of! Popular colors other than white include ivory, champagne, red, and even blue! But colorful wedding dresses can be made to order, so it’s really up to the bride’s personal taste!   Skin Tone Actually there’s a practical reason for choosing a wedding dress that’s not plain white, because it may well be because a different color will suit your skin tone a lot better. So which color to choose?
  1. White: Good for all brides, but looks especially good for tanned, dark, and olive skins. It’s a pure color, giving brides a very virginal and sweet look.
  2. Ivory/Champagne: Pale skins will benefit from off white colors, because white always has the danger of washing you out. These colors are still pure, but they have added elegance too.
  3. Other colors: Really it depends on your taste, but remember that other colors such as red, will make you very striking and can highlight your features.
Of course there’s nothing wrong with white as it’s so fresh and pretty, but actually colors can be great if you’d like a modern and very unique wedding look!   Colorful Wedding Dresses To Be Unique Most brides who choose to wear a colorful dress wear one because they want to be unique and it fits in with their theme, perhaps the color having a special significance for the bride. But how unique and individual they can look is one of the important factors too! After all, whereas most girls dream to have a perfect wedding, this doesn’t mean that they all dream to have the same wedding! Wearing a colourful wedding dress is your way of saying, “This is who I am. This is my wedding, and my style!” 

purple-wedding-dress

So are you going to go down the unique route, or the traditional route for your wedding? There is no right or wrong choice. As with any bride, whatever makes you happy is the most important point. But it’s important for you to know that there are other wedding dress options available to you! Consider wearing colorful wedding dresses if you want to make a statement, highlight your best facial features, and feel great in the color you love, knowing that it’s one of your favorites. On the other hand, you could wear a white wedding gown if you wish to follow tradition and believe that brides should appear fresh, pure, and virginal. As long as you’re happy, then this is a big step towards having a memorable and perfect wedding day; and if a splash of color helps you to do that then that’s even better! Check these: Dream bridal gowns and Zipper dress wedding