Modest Bridesmaid Dresses: 10 Stylish and Elegant Options

August 17, 2023 ยท by Andrea Long

Being a bridesmaid is an honor, but it can also be a bit daunting. One of the biggest decisions you'll have to make is what to wear. If the bride has requested modest bridesmaid dresses, you may be feeling a bit lost. Or, if you're the bride, you may be tasked with choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses for your crew of friends. Don't worry, we're here to help!

Here are 10 stylish and elegant modest bridesmaid dresses that will make you look and feel your best on the big day:

A-line maxi dress with long sleeves. This classic dress is perfect for any occasion, and it's especially flattering on all body types. The long sleeves and A-line skirt will help to keep you covered up while still looking stylish. Our Whisked Away dress is a beautiful example of this flattering style. 

    Faux wrap dress. This flowy dress - the Seconds Before Sunset dress - is perfect for a summer or early fall wedding. The fabric is lightweight and airy, and the wrap style still has a modest look.

    Tea-length dress. The Magnolia Bloom dress is a great option for a more conservative wedding. The tea-length hemline and full sleeves will help to keep you covered up, while the A-line silhouette is still flattering. The bow at the neck adds the perfect touch of femininity.

    Maxi dress with simple lines. This sleek dress, the Essence of Elegance dress, is perfect for a formal wedding. The high neckline and simple, but elegant silhouette will help to keep you covered up, while still looking sophisticated.

    Formal maxi dress with long sleeves. This dress is perfect for a princess-themed wedding. The ballgown silhouette and long sleeves will help to create a glamorous look, while still being modest. Want to feel like a princess? Try our Exquisite English Manor dress.

    Maxi dress with statement sleeves. This dress, the Ray of Sunshine dress, is perfect for a modern, modest wedding. The fitted waist is flattering and the puff sleeves just make the dress.

    Lace dress with high neck and long sleeves. This dress is perfect for a vintage-inspired wedding. The lace fabric is elegant and timeless, and the high neck and long sleeves will help to keep you covered up. Our Ebony Elegance dress fits the bill perfectly!

    Sparkly midi dress for a touch of elegance. This dress is perfect for a winter wedding. The sequins and fluttering sleeves of the Starlight's Song dress give us all the elegant Christmas feels.

    Sophisticated modest dress with ruffles. This dress is perfect for a formal wedding. The sleek fabric and perfectly draped ruffles of the Divine Dinner dress would be beautiful for any bridesmaid.

    Patterned maxi dress for a pop of color. This dress is perfect to add a pop of color to your bridal party. The lattice ruffle details of the Stained Glass Serenade dress are unmatched.

    No matter what your style, there's a modest bridesmaid dress out there that's perfect for you. So don't be afraid to experiment and find a dress that you feel confident and beautiful in.

    Here are some tips for choosing a modest bridesmaid dress:

    • Consider the formality of the wedding. If the wedding is formal, you'll want to choose a dress that is more structured and elegant (think maxi dress length). If the wedding is casual, you can get away with a more relaxed style.
    • Think about your body type. Some dresses are more flattering on certain body types than others. Be sure to choose a dress that makes you feel confident and comfortable.
    • Pay attention to the details. The fabric, neckline, sleeves, and hemline are all important factors to consider when choosing a modest bridesmaid dress. Make sure the dress is something you'll feel comfortable wearing all day long.
    • Don't be afraid to accessorize. A scarf, belt, or hair accessory can help to dress up a modest bridesmaid dress and add a touch of personality.

    With these tips in mind, you're sure to find the perfect modest bridesmaid dresses for your big day.

    Andrea Long

    About Andrea Long

    Andrea Long is editor and manager of The Dainty Jewell's Blog. She is also a Registered Nurse turned stay-at-home mom of 2 precious boys. Her life is full of adventure as she travels with her evangelist husband and little ones in a "tiny home on wheels". She enjoys finding ways to decorate her small space, time with her family, a good book, a strong cup of coffee, and as much time at her piano as possible. Andrea considers herself very blessed to live this life for her Faithful Friend. Follow Andrea on Instagram @andreagrindlelong.