We never tire of purple bridesmaid dresses! With so many different tones of purple, there are countless ways to create an on-trend wedding palette. Unsure whether this color would suit the aesthetic you're going for? Fear not! There are many different ways that you can mix and match our purple bridesmaid dresses to showcase this color on your big day! Check out all our purple colored bridesmaid dresses, plus get some tips on how to use this color in your wedding.
Photography by: Kate Pease
Why We’re Loving Purple Bridesmaid Dresses
Purple is the color of royalty! On the romance scale, it is also a close sister to pink. This stunning color is rich and luxurious, and works in both vibrant and more toned down wedding schemes. At Kennedy Blue, we offer a large selection of purple colored bridesmaid dresses. By choosing shades and hues that include a range of warm and cool tones, we cater to a variety of brides. We want to make it easy for you to incorporate purple into your wedding palette, no matter the season. Whether your intention is a mix and match or solid colored line up, your girls will have plenty of flattering options to choose from.
Dark Purple Bridesmaid Dresses
Dark purple is a versatile shade that works year round. It is a color that adds dimension to any palette. Pair it with dresses in lighter shades of purple, or with other dark colors for an edgy wedding look.
Plum Bridesmaid Dresses
A dark purple with brown tones, Plum and Eggplant are rich and earthy shades. A cool tone, they work well for fall, as well as early winter. Very similar in color to plum bridesmaid dresses, eggplant is just as stunning. These Eggplant bridesmaid dresses are a few of our favorites.
We’re only a little obsessed with this velvet plum bridesmaid dress! Keely is a super trendy fit and flare gown, perfect for a winter wedding. With a stylish one shoulder neckline, it is comfy and flattering.
A modest style, Caroline features a beautiful high halter neckline and a flowing a-line skirt. This elegant design is perfect for any season, warm or cool.
Wine Bridesmaid Dresses
Just like the jam, the color mulberry is a deep purple-pink shade. It is very similar to wine bridesmaid dresses, but with a purple undertone. A warm color, it is popular for late spring through the fall.
Jessa is a modern dress, perfect for a hip bride. With a slimming fit and flare silhouette and a v-neckline, your girls with feel confident and a little bit sexy. This style looks especially amazing for both a luxe spring or winter wedding.
One of our favorite sultry designs, Rose features a deep v-neckline and a thigh-high slit in the skirt. This stylish design is fun and flattering, and ideal for a warm weather wedding.
Light Purple Bridesmaid Dresses
Light purple bridesmaids dresses are especially popular for the springtime. It is a beautiful color that can be used if you aren’t a fan of pink, or in combination with pink. In fact, light purple pairs well with most any color, including both light and dusty shades.
Lavender Bridesmaid Dresses
Inspired by the flower, Wisteria is very similar to lavender. The soft purple-blue hue is crisp and bright. Wisteria bridesmaid dresses are a popular choice for late winter through spring weddings.
Alexis is one of our favorite lavender bridesmaid dresses. It has a ruched bodice with a v-neckline, thin spaghetti straps, and an a-line skirt.
A stylish design, Fatima has a unique blocky bodice and sleek spaghetti straps. This dress is especially fun for spring or summertime weddings.
French Lilac Bridesmaid Dresses
A grey-toned purple, French Lilac is a sophisticated color. This elegant hue works well year-round, and is easy to pair with most any metallic.
Courtney is a beautiful and chic design. It has a sweetheart neckline, a ruffled bodice, off-the-shoulder straps, and spaghetti straps.
This lilac bridesmaid dresses is flowy and oh-so-comfy. It has a v-neckline, flutter sleeves, and a stylish wrap skirt with a slit.
Violet Bridesmaid Dresses
A vibrant hue of purple, violet is bright and bold. The perfect balance of red and blue hues, it is an especially luxurious color. Violet bridesmaid dresses are one of our all time favorites!
Lauren is a aid back bridesmaid dress that is comfortable, yet stylish. It has a sweetheart neckline, spaghetti straps, and an a-line skirt with a slit. Plus, peep those hidden pockets!
A traditional bridesmaid dress, Athena features a one shoulder neckline. It has a fun ruched bodice and a beautiful a-line skirt.
How to Mix & Match Purple Bridesmaid Dresses
Here are just a few ways that you can create a mix and match purple bridesmaid line up. We have compiled options for both warm and cool-toned events, plus a variety of themes. Take a look and see which one aligns with your personal vision or style!
Purple Bridesmaid Dresses for Spring Weddings
Bold and vibrant, Caroline in Eggplant, Jessa in Mulberry, and Elena in Peony are a stunning trio. These dresses feature cool pink undertones, for a colorful chic look. This edgy palette would be fun for an early spring through late summer wedding.
Purple Bridesmaid Dresses for Summer Weddings
A trendy neutral palette, each of these gowns have a warm brown undertone. Shown is Betsy in French Lilac, Allison in Dusty Rose, and Cameron in Dew Drop. Although toned down, there is still color via pink and purple. We love this line-up for a warm weather boho-themed wedding.
Purple Wedding Scheme for Any Season
You can never have too much purple! This group of dresses include Emily in French Lilac, Samantha in Eggplant, and Alexis in Wisteria. By mixing different shades of purple, you have a clean aesthetic with dimension. Plus, your girls will be able to choose a shade that best complements their skin tone.
Purple Wedding Schemes for Winter
A fun icy palette, check out Lauren in Violet, Fatima in Sky, and Ella in Slate Blue. This cool-toned purple and blue hued line up is unique and airy. It would look gorgeous for a chic winter or early spring wedding. For more warmth, gift your girls some white faux shawls.
We love a jewel-tone wedding! This gemstone inspired palette is perfect for late summer and winter weddings. For a cold weather wedding, consider our velvet bridesmaid dresses. Such as Keely in Eggplant, Skylar in Emerald, and Mila in Rosewood.
Elegant Purple Wedding Palette
For a trendy black tie affair, dress your gals in a mix of purple and black. While purple lends a touch of color, grey or black lend some classic elegance. Shown is Athena in Eggplant, Bailey in French Lilac, and Gabby in Charcoal.
Purple Wedding Inspiration
Are you leaning towards having a purple bridesmaid dresses for your wedding day? Here are some real Kennedy Blue weddings to inspire your wedding color palette!
You can never go wrong with purple bridesmaid dresses! With so many different shades to choose from, there is something for every bride. At Kennedy Blue, we offer a wide selection of flattering styles and colors. So that whether you are planning a warm or cool weather wedding, you can easily create a one-of-a-kind purple bridesmaid line up.Want to try one of these styles on to ensure it aligns with your vision? Take advantage of our Try at Home Program! We will send a gown straight to your door to try on. After three days send it back and take all the time you need to make a decision. In the meantime, be sure to let us know which of these gowns caught your eye!