Pretty up the younger members of your bridal party in an instant! Your little ones will love these new simple yet sweet flowergirl dresses from bridesmaid experts Dessy…


Gone are the days of overly fussy flowergirl dresses at weddings. Today’s looks for little ones are much cleaner, simpler but still oh-so sweet. We love these new designs from Dessy for 2014 – they’re both chic and affordable, plus your little girls will be able to wear them again to their friends’ parties, no problem!


During your wedding day, give your flowergirls small baskets filled with petals that they can scatter down the aisle – you can pick up these baskets for a budget-friendly price today in the Wedding Ideas Shop – we have lots of different styles to suit your theme.

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If you’re having a lot of young children at the wedding – as part of the bridal party or as wedding guests – think about the time of day that your celebration is taking place. Children are usually better in the morning or around midday so try to structure your ceremony so that it starts around 12.


When it comes to shoes, think of something practical and pretty. Soft ballet pumps work well. And don’t overload a small flowergirl with accessories on the day – keep hair down and simple, perhaps with a single flower clip as decoration as shown below. Gloves, floral crowns, necklaces and so on will all look amazing but be discarded by the end of the day.


For more practical top tips for dealing with little ones on the day, take a look at our Planning section! Or check out the real weddings to see how the real brides did it.