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Plus Size Bridesmaid Dresses: 34 Gorgeous Gowns Your Besties Will Love

Find the most flattering plus size bridesmaid dresses for all your besties with our fashion-forward edit of the best options available to buy now

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Finding perfect plus size bridesmaid dresses to fit and flatter your girls’ curves used to be tough. Now, more and more brands are offering stunning bridesmaids dresses in a mix of sizes, heights and body types, so you’re guaranteed to find a dress that makes everyone feel confident and look gorgeous.

Don’t despair if you have a whole range of body types and sizes among your bridesmaids. If you’d like your bridesmaids to all dress in the same design, shops like ASOS, Boohoo and Quiz are brilliant at offering their dresses in petite, tall and curvy options.

Alternatively, a big bridesmaid trend is to have mismatched bridesmaid dresses: you choose a set style or colour palette but each bridesmaid can pick a dress unique to her.

Whether you are just starting to search for bridesmaid dresses for your wedding or are a bridesmaid yourself, take a look at our edit of the best plus size bridesmaid dresses. Now designers have finally got the message that shopping doesn’t stop at size 16, there’s heaps of incredible options! Don’t blame us if you find it hard to choose between them…

The 34 Best Plus Size Bridesmaid Dresses

1. Emilana Short Sleeve Gown – £435, Needle & Thread

Be still our beating hearts! This collection from Needle & Thread is what bridesmaid dress dreams are made of. The frothy layers and frill trims on the Emilana gown are so intricate and we adore the pretty bow embellishments. 

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2. Sweet Posy V-Neck Ruffle Gown – £360, Needle & Thread

Don't be afraid to dress your bridesmaids in patterned gowns - if you opt for a subtle floral print like Needle & Thread's sweet posy ruffle gown it can create a really romantic look. Available in sizes 4-20, you can choose between midi or maxi lengths. 

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3. Aurella Long Sleeve Mini Dress – £375, Needle & Thread

We adore the idea of short bridesmaid dresses and this striking pick from Needle & Thread is gorgeous if you're having a festive wedding. The deep red colouring will complement any gold accents you have throughout the day perfectly. 

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4. Plus Size Satin Cami Ruffle Bodycon Dress – £98, Chi Chi London

Model wearing a satin orange plus size bridesmaid dress holding a flower

For a unique take on plus size bridesmaid dresses, look to Quiz's orange offering. The vibrant hue and gorgeous ruffled sleeves are simply asking to be worn to a destination wedding

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5. Plus Size Cowl Neck Satin Dress – £88, Chi Chi London

Model wearing a purple satin cowl neck plus size bridesmaid dress

What's more stunning than a plum plus size bridesmaid dress crafted from sleek satin? The cowl neck design will drape beautifully down your bridesmaids chest for a sophisticated look ideal for a special occasion.

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6. Plus Size Bardot Pleated Maxi Dress – £90, Chi Chi London

This bardot grey plus size bridesmaid dress from Chi Chi London is giving us Grecian vibes and we are totally here for it. Available in sizes 6-26 it could be the perfect pick if you're getting married in spring or summer. 

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7. Plus Occasion Sequin Contrast Midi Dress – £45, Boohoo

Adding embellishments to your bridesmaid dresses doesn't have to cost the earth! You can grab this sequinned Boohoo beauty for just £45 meaning you'll have more money in the budget for bridesmaid accessories

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8. Plus Occasion Angel Sleeve Chiffon Midi Dress – £40, Boohoo

In fact, many of Boohoo's plus size bridesmaid dress offerings are super affordable - including this pastel blue plus size bridesmaid dress that costs £40. The floaty angel cap sleeves add a lovely feminine touch to this simple style. 

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9. Curve Multiway Jersey Maxi Dress – £139, Coast

This mint bridesmaid dress from Coast is designed to be worn in countless ways making it an ideal option if you have a lot of bridesmaids who have different tastes. Whether they prefer backless, bandeau, or halterneck, the choice is there. 

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10. Plus Size Bardot Embroidered Midi Dress – £169, Coast

Model wearing a Bardot navy plus size bridesmaid dress with embroidery

A navy plus size bridesmaid dress is a great option as it's a shade that will suit all skin tones. This Coast number features a full embroidered skirt that contrasts beautifully against the sleek Bardot bodice. 

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11. Plus Bridesmaid Sequin Angel Maxi Dress – £50, Boohoo

Model wearing a sequin plus size bridesmaid dress in silver

Add some shimmer to your bridesmaid outfits with Boohoo's angel maxi dress. The bodice is scattered with sparkling sequins that will look just heavenly when they make their entrance. 

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12. Plus Bridesmaid Pleated Cape Maxi Dress – £45, Boohoo

Model wearing a lilac pleated plus size bridesmaid dress

If you're planning on having quite a few bridesmaids you might be mindful of how much each dress will cost. Bag this lilac beauty from Boohoo and no-one would ever know they set you back just £45 each!

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13. Orianne One Shoulder Tulle Dress – £295, Phase Eight 

Model wearing a black plus sized bridesmaid dress with embellishments

Dark bridesmaid dresses will look stunning at an evening affair - the Orianne dress from Phase Eight features a unique one shoulder embellished bodice that adds a delicate finish. 

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14. Albertina Sequin Maxi Dress – £150, Phase Eight

Model wearing a burgundy plus size bridesmaid dress

If you're having a winter wedding, have you thought about having burgundy plus size bridesmaid dresses? Albertina from Phase Eight is chic and stylish, with just the right amount of sparkle to make it seriously special. 

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15. Suzie Beaded Maxi Dress – £325, Phase Eight

Model wearing an embellished plus size bridesmaid dress

If you love the idea of dark outfits but don't want totally black bridesmaid dresses, consider a deep wine hue like this dress from Phase Eight. The beading will look fantastic when photographed!

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16. Marion Halter Embellished Maxi Dress – £110, Monsoon

Keep things minimalistic and whimsical by considering neutral pink bridesmaid dresses. This elegant maxi gown from Monsoon is crafted from sheer chiffon so the fabric will drape beautifully - only adding to the ethereal effect. 

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17. Curve Bridesmaid Ruched Maxi Dress – £75, ASOS

Model wearing a long sleeved bridesmaid dress

Another neutral blush plus size bridesmaid dress is from ASOS with this ethereal long sleeved beauty which features a ruched waist for a flattering finish. We think it'll look lovely if you're having a boho barn or a whimsical woodland wedding. 

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18. Plus Satin Midi Dress – £60, River Island

Model wearing a satin green midi plus size bridesmaid dress

Green bridesmaid dresses are a really popular choice and if this River Island number is anything to go by we can see why. The trendy shade and cut of this satin dress will suit all skin tones and body types.

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19. Plus Cowl Neck Midi Dress – £28, Pretty Little Thing

Model wearing a peach plus size bridesmaid dress

Your bridesmaids are guaranteed to be comfortable all day in this peach pink bridesmaid dress from Pretty Little Thing. The slinky fabric is super smooth and soft, with no irritating zips or boning.

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20. Curve Bridesmaid Flutter Sleeve Maxi Dress – £85, ASOS

Model wearing a pink pleated plus size bridesmaid dress

This summer plus size bridesmaid dress from ASOS is perfect for all kinds of warm weather weddings - from garden parties to country house celebrations. The pleated design will skim your frame in the most flattering way and the contrast band will nip you in at the waist.

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21. Curve Pleated Maxi Dress – £42, ASOS

Model wearing a burgundy plus size bridesmaid dress

We highly recommend ASOS to anyone searching for plus size bridesmaid dresses. Their selection of beautiful gowns are so affordable, finished to a high standard and you can even get next day delivery if you've left it a little close to the mark. Take this gorgeous burgundy plus size bridesmaid dress for example - it's only £42!

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22. Curve Bridesmaid Satin Maxi Dress – £60, ASOS

Model wearing a green satin plus size bridesmaid dress

Your bridesmaids are sure to be comfortable and confident in this ASOS dress - it's available in this gorgeous sage colour which is right on trend, as well as being timeless. 

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23. Plus Size Lace & Chiffon Prom Dress – £43.99, Ever Pretty

Model wearing a lace blue bridesmaid dress

If you can't decide between short or long bridesmaid dresses, go for both we say! This dusty navy dress from Ever Pretty features a gorgeous waterfall skirt that'll look incredible if they're following you down the aisle. 

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24. Plus Size Ruffle Tulle Midi Dress – £119, Coast

Model wearing a pink tulle plus size bridesmaid dress

This plus size bridesmaid dress from Coast's curve collection ticks off two trends in one - pink bridesmaid dresses and tulle. The layers of frothy fabric compliment the pretty pastel shade perfectly and will photograph beautifully when you have your whole crew standing together.

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25. Plus Size Tulle Maxi Dress – £149, Coast

Model wearing a floral green plus size bridesmaid dress

On the hunt for a summer plus size bridesmaid dress? Florals will instantly give your girls a fresh and summery look. We adore this style from Coast! 

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26. Maya Curves Sequin Mesh Dress – £85, New Look

Model wearing a sequin pale blue plus size bridesmaid dress

New Look is a go-to for gorgeous bridesmaid dresses and this plus size pick is oh-so heavenly. We can't quite decide whether we love the floaty tulle skirt, icy blue hue or the enchanting embellishments more.

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27. Curves Satin Midi Wrap Dress – £29.99, New Look

Model wearing a plus size burgundy bridesmaid wrap dress

You can show as much or as little skin as you like with this versatile burgundy bridesmaid dress from New Look's curve collection which is one of the reasons why we love it. The wrap style can be adapted seamlessly into however you feel comfortable. 

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28. Curves Satin Flutter Sleeve Dress – £39.99, New Look

Model wearing a navy plus size bridesmaid dress

This affordable New Look navy plus size bridesmaid dress is reminding us of a designer buy for a fraction of the price. It's a classic style that all your bridesmaids will be happy with and one that will never go out of style. 

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29. Curve Lace Dip Hem Midi Dress – £79.99, Quiz 

Model wearing a pink lace plus size bridesmaid dress

When it comes to short bridesmaid dresses, this pretty blush plus size bridesmaid dress from Quiz is a winner! Available in size 16-26, the lovely lace is a gorgeous addition. 

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30. Cita Dress – £120, Reformation

Model wearing a halter neck plus size bridesmaid dress

Fashion-forward brides, we reckon you'll adore decking your maids out in this chic black bridesmaid dress from trendy brand Reformation. The halterneck style is seriously flattering. 

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31. Twilight Dress – £285, Reformation

Model wearing a plus size strappy green bridesmaid dress

We're also obsessed with Reformation's emerald green plus size bridesmaid dress. The Twilight dress is fitted in the bodice with a relaxed fitting skirt, so you get structure and comfort all in one. 

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32. Maya Deluxe Curve Berry Stripe Maxi Dress – £90, Lovedrobe 

Model wearing a sequin plum bridesmaid dress

For a glamorous twist on a timeless bridesmaid dress design, look to the Maya dress from Lovedrobe. The deep plum shade pairs perfectly with the striped sequin embellishments that work to draw the eye down and flatter all body shapes. 

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33. Sleeveless Maxi Wrap Dress – £175, Anna Scholz 

Model wearing a blue bridesmaid dress

To us, this Anna Scholz dress is navy plus size bridesmaid dress perfection. You'll be hard pressed to find a more flattering neckline - it has an extra wide overlap to keep your bridesmaids comfortable and feeling confident. 

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34. Maya Deluxe Stripe Embellished Maxi Dress – £90, Lovedrobe 

Model wearing a sequin stripe grey plus size bridesmaid dress

Lovedrobe know how to bring glitz and glamour to their pieces and the same can be said for this embellished grey plus size bridesmaid dress. The sequins have been designed so delicately as though they are gently wrapping around the layers of tulle for an enchanting finish.

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Where Can You Buy Plus Size Bridesmaid Dresses?

Many high street fashion brands offer beautiful curve collections that are perfect for plus size bridesmaid dresses. Consider shops such as Coast, ASOS and New Look if you are after affordable options and brands such as Reformation and Monsoon if you have a bigger budget.

Alternatively, inclusive fashion brands like Lovedrobe and Universal Standard are a brilliant place to shop for plus size bridesmaid dresses as their pieces are available in sizes up to 10XL / UK 30. 

If you are looking for even more bridesmaid inspo then browse our selection of the best high-street bridesmaid dresses.