October Challenge: Bridesmaid Look

Weddingtonway is hosting an October Style Challenge to honor Bridal Fashion Week (see Alexandra’s post here for details on the challenge).

I was invited to participate and now that I have had so much training the past few months preparing for my wedding 🙂 below, am presenting my selected look using the WTOO7521 bridesmaid dress (see all their dresses here).

Weddington Way Challenge – My best Bridesmaid look

If I was maid of honor to a wedding again, and was given the choice to pick a dress and the whole look, I would go for one dress paired with various accessories between ceremony and reception. To avoid too much of a bridal look, I would clear away from white bouquet.  The looks below could also be used for a bride in my opinion.

The look(s):


Images courtesy of links provided under details below.

The details:

Look 1 – Ceremony: dress, shoes, topper (love this one too but more “bride” than ‘maid”), flowers, earrings, sash, hair&makeup, bracelet, nails.  The budget would be about $1,000.  Note on the topper: I do not like the sash effect at the back so I would cut the extra material from the topper and instead turn it into a button with very small hole to close it out. And would use the sash on top instead to complete the look 🙂 Oh, if a bride is to choose this look, she may want to add this veil and use this sash instead 🙂 As far as hair, I like the simple low bun with a nice rouge on lips (for bride, maybe nude for ceremony and rouge for reception 😉 )

Look 2 – Reception: same as Look 1 minus the topper! If a bride were to pick same dress, then I would advise she changes the earrings to these and remove veil for this accessory instead and add this clutch😉

Actual Sissi’s Bridesmaid wedding looks

For my wedding, my matron of honor wore the “Award Winner Gown” by Badgley Mischka (obtained via Rent the Runway).  My bridesmaids used the Alfred Sung D530 dress in Daffodil peau de soie (also available at WeddingtonWay here) with silver/diamond earrings and bracelet from Laila Rowe. My singing maids wore Dutch wax outfits.


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If you want details on my wedding dress, visit my review post here. I will be reviewing my wedding shoes next week 🙂 Stay tuned!

What do you think of my picks? Please critique!

All about your Natural Curves: Badgley Mischka

I recently came across Badgley Mischka’s video for their spring 2014 line at the Mercedes Benz NYC Fashion Week…feminine and elegant.  Loving a lot!

Check out the video below:

Some of my favorites:

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Images credit to minnestyle.com and mbfashionweek.com