Light blue is a color that we all associate with pleasant summer skies, endless expanse of the sea, a newborn baby, and everything that is beautiful and alluring. It is no surprise that choosing a light blue dress for the bridesmaids will probably be one of the best decisions you can take while planning a wedding.
Trend Alert: Long Light Blue Bridesmaid Dresses
Long light blue bridesmaids dresses are not only very much on trend right now, they are also extremely versatile and suit all kinds of body shapes. Whether the bridesmaid is tall or short, fair skinned or dark skinned, or anything in between, a light blue bridesmaid dress is sure to compliment her and enhance all her beautiful features. After all, baby blue is one hue which will definitely bring out the softness in a person’s features and make them look angelic.
Baby blue bridesmaid dresses are also great if you want to do something different from conventional brides who usually go for shades of pink, silver, or gold dresses for the bridesmaids.
Fortunately, at Kennedy Blue, we have a wide range of long light blue bridesmaids’ dresses in varying hues of light blue. Right from the beautiful azure resembling the ocean to cornflower blue to a foggy greyish blue, we have it all.
For easy reference, we have put together a list of our top 10 long light blue bridesmaids dresses, each of which is unique in its own way and each of which is sure to leave your bridesmaids and guests ‘oohing’ and ‘aahing’ over these pretty dresses.
The best part is that all of these dresses cost less than $150. So, no matter what your budget is, you are definitely going to find at least one dress if not more than you will fall in love with.
A beautiful sky blue color, this bridesmaids dress has a crisscross neck design accompanied by a flowing gown like a long skirt. The classic silhouette of this dress is ideal for those parties where bridesmaids differ in size or figure as it is a universally flattering dress and adds a definite touch of elegance to the wedding.
This is one of the few long light blue bridesmaids dresses which is perfect for outdoor weddings because of its beautiful cornflower color as well as its off-the-shoulder neck design with V-straps. This dress has a very subtle farm girl charm to it that makes it irresistible!
If you are looking for a trendsetter dress that is both funky yet chic at the same time, the Allison is the perfect choice for you. This unique dress features off-the-shoulder, ruffled sleeves that are sure to grab everyone’s attention on the big day!
A very cool mint blue hue combined with intricate embroidery on the bodice, romantic illusion straps covered with timeless lace, and a beautiful a-line skirt are some of the features of the Betsy which make it a bridesmaid dress worth your while.
A classic bridesmaid dress with a unique flair, the Cameron is a dress that will make a lasting impression with its delicate spaghetti straps and a bodice with floral embroidery.
Milly is the essence of a an elegant chiffon gown. The cornflower blue of the Milly adds to the dress’s appeal and enhances the beautiful pattern on the bodice which sets this dress apart.
If you are looking for baby blue bridesmaids dresses that are not just unique but are also perfect for being worn in any season, the Caitlin is definitely going to be your go-to dress.
With special detailed patterns on the collarbone and the V-shaped back, the Jade also features a thigh-high slit making this dress one of the most sophisticated of the lot. Mix and match the Jade with other Kennedy Blue bridesmaid dresses for a truly unique combination of dresses for your bridesmaids.
The delicately designed Mackenzie with silk finish is a dress which will be appreciated by all your bridesmaids alike and will be a perfect fit for a beach wedding.
A simple yet elegant dress, the Riley features a tasteful slit in the front which lends a touch of class to this dress. The best part? This dress can also be worn by the bridesmaids for cocktail parties and other events after the wedding.
How to Perfectly Complement Your Long Light Blue Bridesmaid Dresses?
It is clear how much baby blue light blue bridesmaid dresses can enhance the look of a wedding party and make the whole event much more elegant and sophisticated. They also add a positive vibe to the party with their soothing blue hues and the natural grace they bring to the bridesmaids.
However, in order to really match the dresses with the general theme or décor of the party so as to tie the whole thing together through this natural light blue color palette, it becomes necessary to incorporate these beautiful blue hues in other ways to have a color-coded wedding party. The following are some of the ways in which you can complement the long light blue bridesmaid dresses with the accessories of the wedding venue and event by making subtle changes to the color theme.
The very first thing that introduces a guest to the wedding’s theme is the invitation card. To convey the color palette of the event at the very outset itself, it is important to incorporate it in the invitation cards. You can use baby blue ink for printing the card, use blue themed designs for the card border or even get the card printed on baby blue paper.
Linens and Table Runners
Nothing conveys the theme of a wedding like linens and table runners do. They are present on every table and are sure to catch the eye of your seated guests. You can mix and match these linens by choosing different shades of blue. You can also choose table runners with elaborate patterns in either blue and gold or blue and silver. If you are going with simple linens, you can add blue colored napkins to complement the long light blue bridesmaid dresses.
Flowers, bouquets, and boutonnieres
Floral arrangements such as bouquets can brighten up a wedding party to a considerable degree. Go for flowers which match your table linens. To complement the bridesmaids’ dresses, you can go for naturally blue-hued flowers such as the blue hydrangea or delphinium. For the boutonnieres, you can choose for a single hue of blue or even a colorful mix and match to add even more color.
A dessert table with blue pastries and cupcakes is not only going to look mouthwatering but will also match the other blue-themed décor of the room. You can also go for the blue icing on the cake or decorate it with blue hued iced flowers.
Nothing will look more gorgeous than a bridesmaid in a beautiful cornflower blue Kennedy Blue dress with a glass of a deep blue specialty drink in her hand. Ask your bartender to mix up specialty drinks with blue syrups.
Even if you are not able to get table linen or napkins in your choice of color, you can always choose beautiful centerpieces which you are sure to get a wide choice of in varying shades of blue.
Coordination between the plans of the bride and groom is a sight to watch out for. Thus, if you are choosing long light blue bridesmaid dresses for your girls, you may as well choose color matching accessories for the groomsmen too.
Mother and Mother-in-law’s corsages
If the bride and groom’s respective mothers have agreed to wear corsages, nothing can make them feel more like an integral part of the wedding party than matching baby blue floral corsages which will set them apart from the rest of the party.
Needless to say, ceremony decorations must always be color-coded to match the rest of the event’s palette. Blue-hued decorations not only look presentable but also create an atmosphere of positivity and joy.
Choosing baby blue bridesmaid dresses is sure to pay off at the wedding when you receive compliments for this unconventional yet timeless color choice for the bridesmaids’ dresses.
Do tell us what you think of our recommendations and our range of bridesmaid dresses. Feel free to share your experiences at wedding parties that you attend either as a bridesmaid or as a guest.