If you're looking to add a pop of colour to your wedding, why not consider dressing your girls in purple bridesmaid dresses? This gorgeous shade, along with the slightly more subtle lilac bridesmaid dress, are fantastic choices if you're on the hunt for a feminine colour that'll suit all of your bridesmaids.
Purple and lilac are also gorgeous wedding colour schemes that'll look great alongside your wedding dress. Shopping in these two shades can very easily make planning a wedding that little bit more interesting.
Purple Bridesmaid Dresses
Here are our favourite purple bridesmaid dresses, ranging from gentle mauve to vibrant Cadbury purple bridesmaid dresses.
Kelsey Rose – Style 50177
Not only is style 50177 from Kelsey Rose a sumptuous mauve colour, it also has straps that can create six different looks! We love the way the ties have been styled into capped sleeves in this picture, making it an enchanting look if you're celebrating at a wonderful winter wedding venue. The Kelsey Rose bridesmaid dresses are also available in a variety of colours so you can even mix and match your maids if you want to.
White by Vera Wang at David’s Bridal – VW360406
This spaghetti strap halter neck bridesmaid dress from White by Vera Wang is the perfect shade of purple if you’re looking for a milder tone. The waterfall ruffles and thigh-split detail make the design so feminine – we guarantee your bridesmaids will feel amazing walking down the aisle with you in this gown.
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Ellie Wilde – EW118109
For a stylish and modern bridesmaid look, why not consider this quirky two-piece purple bridesmaid outfit from Ellie Wilde? The shorts and overskirt are totally unique and fresh and we love the halter neck crop top. It’s the perfect bridesmaid ensemble for anyone planning a festival-style wedding abroad.
Alvina Valenta – 9377
This Cadbury purple bridesmaid dress by Alvina Valenta has plenty to shout about. The bold violet shade is bright and striking and we love how flattering and sophisticated the wrap detail is on the bodice. For an elegant and demure look, consider this gorgeous purple bridesmaid dress.
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White by Vera Wang at David’s Bridal – VW360317
For some brides, matching a purple coloured bridesmaid dress with a detailed design is too much. If that’s the case for you, why not consider a beautifully simple design like this one from the White by Vera Wang collection at David’s Bridal?
Jim Hjelm Occasions – 5416
This purple bridesmaid dress design from Jim Hjelm Occasions exudes romance and femininity. The pleated fabric, synching waistband and lace collar all come together to create an effortlessly beautiful bridesmaid dress that will look especially stunning if you’re planning on wearing a lace wedding dress yourself.
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Ellie Wilde – EW21754
Brides on the hunt for a short and playful design for their bridesmaids to wear should seriously consider this purple mesh skater dress from Ellie Wilde. It’s not a traditional bridesmaid dress style, making it the perfect pick if you’re the kind of couple who like breaking wedding traditions. It’s fun, flirty and your maids will love it.
White by Vera Wang at David’s Bridal – VW360197
For a more classic look, why not show your bridesmaids this stunning floor length gown from White by Vera Wang? The halter neck maxi dress style is incredibly elegant and the colour is just beautiful. If you're looking for darker purple bridesmaid dresses, this cut and colour will make your girls feel amazing.
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Coast – Goddess Maxi Dress
This bright violet bridesmaid dress from Coast will have your girls looking vibrant and memorable on your wedding day. If you’re on the hunt for a colour scheme that’ll really make your wedding stand out, this rich Cadbury purple is a strong contender.
Mark Lesley Bridesmaids – 1597
For a beachy look, why not consider this beautiful two-tone purple bridesmaid dress by Mark Lesley? The chiffon skirt and bodice is the perfect free-flowing fabric for a bridesmaid dress and we love the flattering satin waist band – the contrast is beautiful.
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Lilac Bridesmaid Dresses
If you’re looking for light purple bridesmaid dresses, you’ll love the gorgeous lilac shade of these beautiful bridesmaid dresses.
Kelsey Rose – Style 50110
This beautiful lilac bridesmaid dress is an absolute dream. Style 50110 from Kelsey Rose has a floaty pleated tulle skirt that will leave a lovely train whenever your girls move. The relaxed material and flattering V-neckline give this gown an ethereal feel.
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B2 - B183055
This strapless sweetheart neckline on this lilac bridesmaid dress from B2 is gorgeous. The soft colour and simple, elegant shape work so well together – it’s a bridesmaid dress style guaranteed to put a smile on all your girls’ faces.
Ellie Wilde – EW118113
This Ellie Wilde lilac bridesmaid dress really is fit for a princess. The romantic design and lace applique detail is to-die-for and we love the floaty skirt. It’s an incredible design that is well worthy of a glamorous wedding.
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Ebony Rose – Laura
If you’re on the hunt for elegant, timeless and chic lilac bridesmaid dresses, look no further than Laura by Ebony Rose. The soft pleated fabric and beautifully embellished waistband are the perfect addition to this dusky lavender bridesmaid design.
Kelsey Rose – Style 50186
This lovely chiffon dress has a subtle V-neck and is cinched at the waist, leading to a lovely floor length skirt. From behind, style 50186 from Kelsey Rose has a low back and is tied beautifully at the waistband with ribbon. This gown is also featured in our pick of mint green bridesmaid dresses in a stunning pastel green colour!
Sorella Vita – 8290
Speaking of pleats, how fabulous is this design by Sorella Vita! The pleats are flattering on every figure, embracing curves for womanly bodies and creating shapes for more sporty figures – this dress is a win-win in our eyes. It’s structured, stylish and simply perfect.
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Coast – Portobello Short Dress
If you’re dreaming of all your girls in short bridesmaid dresses on the day, the Portobello dress from Coast could be the design for you. The pleated fabric and not-too-short length are the perfect combination, along with that beautiful lilac shade. As far as short lilac bridesmaid dresses are concerned, this is definitely one of the best.
Bridesmaids by Romantica – Peggy
We love the slightly more vibrant lilac shade that’s been used to design Peggy from Bridesmaids by Romantica. The lace bodice is a gorgeous addition to the design and we adore the styling – we’d definitely recommend a floral hairstyle with such a pretty bridesmaid dress!
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Kelsey Rose – 50171
This gorgeous lilac bridesmaid dress by Kelsey Rose has a fabulous structure to it that’ll have any bridesmaid feeling confident and amazing on the day of your wedding. The pale shade would work so well with other pastel colours too, making it a perfect choice for any bride opting for mismatched bridesmaid dresses. We can picture this design alongside mink, pastel pink or light grey bridesmaid dresses.
If you're hunting for bridesmaid dresses on a budget, check out our edit of gorgeous bridesmaid dreses under £100!