The traditional bridesmaid outfit usually consists of a dress with a colour and design that does not detract too much from the bride. However, there is no reason why you have to follow the road most travelled — an outfit consisting of matching separates can be just as beguiling. The two-piece outfits from fashion retailer Jules B would be perfect to use as an alternative to a bridesmaid dress — here are some great options for your big day!

Bohemian/outdoor weddings





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For some people, traditionalism is a dirty word, and this Alice + Olivia Savanna two piece is the perfect option for a non-traditional wedding. If you are planning on celebrating your ceremony in a beautiful natural setting like a secluded woodland or pristine beach, this floaty maxi skirt is both graceful and stylish — fitting for the theme. What’s more, it is paired with a corresponding off the shoulder style top to complete this elegant bohemian outfit.

Vintage or 50s-inspired weddings





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Making use of a bold floral pattern and a flared skirt, this Alice + Olivia Dianna two piece is perfect for quirky weddings and brides with an appreciation of vintage fashion. The skirt is made from cool, floaty cotton, perfect for a summer wedding, while the cropped top invokes feelings of an American diner or even Dirty Dancing. A team of bridesmaids wearing this two-piece outfit would make a great backup brigade on your big day.

Sophisticated/castle weddings





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With its tasteful floral lace construction and striking poppy colour, this Alice + Olivia Farrel two piece is a classy option for those who wish for their wedding to be remembered for its sophistication and elegance. The figure-hugging pencil skirt will nip in at the waist, and with the top piece being relatively short, this will accentuate the curves.

It would be wise to first pick out the bridal outfit before coordinating what the bridesmaids will wear, as this will allow you to establish a colour scheme around the wedding’s centre point. If you are going non-traditional, be sure to choose something comfortable and flattering that your bridesmaids will be proud to wear.

For more pretty outfit ideas take a look at the rest of the Alice + Olivia collection at Jules B

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