20+ Purple Bridesmaids Dresses Inspiration & Ideas

20+ Purple Bridesmaids Dresses Inspiration & Ideas

Think bridesmaids in purple are dated or garish? Think again! Purple bridesmaid dresses are one of the hottest bridesmaids dress trends this year! Whether it’s lilac, violet, or mauve, purple is a versatile colour for bridesmaids, injecting a punch of colour or a splash of romance to your day. To help you find the perfect shade and style, we’ve searched high and low for some gorgeous purple bridesmaid dress looks to inspire you and your bridal party.

Purple Bridesmaids Dresses Inspiration & Ideas

  1. We are nigh on obsessed with this line-up of matching lilac bridesmaid dresses – the ruched tulle paired with the off-the-shoulder give the bridal party a cool modern vibe.
Photo by Anna G Photography via One Fab Day

2. Inspired by Monet’s paintings, soft and dreamy pastels with a classic and romantic feel were the overall theme of Katelyn & Kieran’s wedding day, and it was executed to perfection with their six bridesmaids who dazzled in matching dusty lilac Amsale gowns paired with simple long-stemmed pastel rose bouquets.

Photo by Jana Williams Photography

3. What a stylish bridal crew! We’re loving this mixed gender bridal party look featuring mix and match purple bridesmaids dresses and a lilac suit.

Photo by Theodore & Co Photographers

4. These silky lilac midaxi bridesmaids dresses by Australian brand Erika Georg are oh-so-pretty.

Photo by Ashley Ludaescher
Photo by Ashley Ludaescher

5. Just how dreamy is this mix and match purple bridesmaids line-up? We’re obsessed!

Photo by Haley Ozier via One Fab Day

6. It was love at first sight when we saw real One Fab Day bride Anna’s spectacular ombre purple bridesmaids dresses by Revelry, the soft tulle skirts amp up the romance of this look.

Photo by Elizabeth Sellers Photo 

7. Like the idea of a shorter hemline? These gorgeous gals in their slinky purple bridesmaids dresses by Dessy show us how it’s done!


8. A muted lilac and pink palette with soft floral prints and ruffle details to tie it all together – One Fab Day bride Erika’s bridal party were a summer sensation in dresses from Revelry, Lulus and Show Me Your Mumu.

Photo by Laura Watson

9. This brides favourite color was purple growing up, so naturally she leaned towards the hue for her bridemaids dresses. She chose a dusty purple for the dresses and paired them with gold ribbon on the bouquets as an accent color.


10. Choose two or three mixed purple and pink hues and mix them together for a modern wedding look like One Fab Day bride Jeremy’s bridesmaids.


11. We love this subtle pinky lilac hue – Maids to Measure have lots of different styles in this colour, or you could mix it with nude, blush or blue for a mix and match look.

Photo by Zehra Photographer

12. Bridesmaids in a mix of lilac, lavendar and perriwinkle shades was the perfect choice for this brides summer celebration.

Photo by J Hannah
Photo by J Hannah

13. Got bridesmiads with tons of individual style? Then they’ll love a strong mismatched purple bridesmaids dress look like this!

Photo by Jose Villa
Photo by Jose Villa

14. This bride chose mix and match dresses in the soft lilac and pink hues for her bridesmaids – don’t they look so pretty with the white florals?

Photo by Show Me Your Mumu

15. These dusty lilac midi bridesmaids dresses by Show Me Your Mumu are pretty sweet! Perfect for a summer celebration.

Photo by Taryn Schae

16. Normally bright purple dresses aren’t our bag, but these beauties with convertible necklines are gorgeous enough to change our minds.

Dresses by Show Me Your Mumu

17. Boho brides tend to stick to nude and blush hues for their bridesmaids, but these cool ladies in lavender are showing how it’s done!

Photo by Jude Browne Photography

18. Looking for a little luxury for your bridesmaids? These embellised purple bridesmaids dresses are just stunning!

Photo via Gypsy Floral

19. Soft and delicate, these dusty purple bidesmaids dresses were the perfect choice to compliment the brides etheral tulle gown.

Photo by Violet Short via One Fab Day
Photo by Violet Short via One Fab Day

20. Dark plum is the perfect choice of purple for winter weddings – see more gorgeous details from how real bride Simona styled her moody purple wedding with her bridesmaids in dresses by Jenny Yoo.

Photo by Wild Things Wed via One Fab Day

21. One Fab Day bride Amy chose these beautiful purple-toned separates for her girls, we love the orchid hue and beaded embellishment.

Photo by Camilla Andrea Photography

22. So soft and pretty, the palest of lilac shades makes a nice alternative to blush for a wedding with romantic vibes.


23. We can’t stop swooning over this eclectic bridal party in purple, mint and and pink – the perfect solution for brides with different complexions.

Photo by Aaron Delesie

24. These pale purple ditsy print floral dresses by Brock Collection won’t be for everyone, but if you ask us these are so fun and feminine! The tiered flare in the skirt is particularly chic.

Photo by Jen Huang Bogan

25. One last dreamy ombre line-up to fawn over – this mismatched dreamy purple bridesmaids dress look is soft, ethereal and oh-so gorgeous, and will work for bridesmaids with all sorts of shapes and styles.

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