Dress Detective – You Found Those Where?

By January 20, 2011

Bridesmaid dresses may pop up in familiar places.

Generally, you’d go to Victoria’s Secret to secure a little something for the honeymoon, but as it turns out, the land of lingerie has some items to adorn your bridesmaids, too.

No, we’re not talking negligees.

At, a “bridesmaid” will produce a list of the apparel line’s dresses that also could work for putting your pretty maids all in a row. You can do the same thing at, which will display dresses from the company’s Wedding & Parties collection

The dresses, most in solid colors but interesting cuts and shapes, look just as elegant as something you might have chosen from a boutique but don’t always include a hefty, handmade price tag. From above-the-knee to floor-length gowns, from traditional and demure to the somewhat risqué, there are styles to fit your personal taste.

The basic rule is to just keep your eyes open wherever you shop. If you see a dress you like that will also fits your maids’ style, it just might be the one. A “bridesmaid dress” doesn’t have to be a bridesmaid dress.

And the best part? Your bridesmaids will thank you for choosing a dress they can feel comfortable wearing to other occasions post-wedding. No one needs to know where you went, unless you feel like bragging about your unique find.

If Victoria can have a secret, why can’t you?

-Jessica Abels

CTW Features

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