Gone are the days when bridesmaids walked down the aisle in matching dresses, while groomsmen escorted guests wearing traditional black tuxes. Today, wedding party attire is often chosen as a reflection of a couple’s style and personality, with some couples also allowing their closest friends to choose their own looks.
More specifically, bridesmaid dresses that mix and match have become a popular trend within many modern-day nuptials, in addition to groomsmen in lightly hued, summer-appropriate suits. And for those looking for some visual examples of unique and trendy wedding party styles, we thought it might be helpful to round up some of our favorite real weddings that feature amazing wedding day fashions.
From designated color palettes (think ombré or jewel tones) to variations of a central theme (a roaring 1920s bash, anyone?), our real brides and grooms know how to pull together their inner squad to create the ultimate inspiration for bridesmaids and groomsmen. Ahead, here are our favorite wedding party looks for a little inspiration on how to style your own crew.