Striking a Sophisticated Pose: Modest Jewel Tone Bridesmaid Dresses for Your Special Day

June 27, 2024 · by Andrea Long

Jewel tones are a timeless and universally flattering bridesmaid dress option, offering a rich and luxurious look for your wedding party. But what if you're aiming for a more modest aesthetic? Fear not! There are a variety of silhouettes and design elements that can create an elegant and sophisticated look while maintaining coverage.

Design Details for Added Modesty

  • High Necklines: A mock neck, bateau neckline, or modest scoop neckline can all provide ample coverage while still being stylish.

Pictured: Sweep Me Off My Feet Dress

  • Long Sleeves: Long sleeves add a touch of sophistication and can be a great way to achieve a modest look. Look for sleeves that hit at the elbow, wrist, or ¾ length.

Pictured: Once Upon a Midnight Dress

  • Dress Length: Keep your dress length in mind for an elegant, modest look. Opt for maxi length for a more formal wedding. Go for tea length or midi length for sweet, more casual weddings. 

Pictured: Florence Flair Dress

Jewel Tone Inspiration

  • Emerald Green: This rich and vibrant color is a popular choice for jewel tone bridesmaid dresses. It looks stunning on a variety of skin tones and can be dressed up or down depending on the formality of your wedding.

Pictured: So Much to Celebrate Dress

  • Sapphire Blue: A classic and elegant color, sapphire blue is a timeless choice for bridesmaid dresses. It pairs well with other jewel tones and looks beautiful in a variety of fabrics and silhouettes.

Pictured: Once Upon a Midnight Dress

  • Amethyst: This jewel tone offers a touch of romance and luxury. It's a flattering color for most skin tones and can be a great way to add a touch of uniqueness to your bridesmaid look.

Pictured: Charmed to Meet You dress

  • Ruby: A deep and sophisticated color, mulberry is a beautiful alternative to traditional jewel tones. It's a great choice for a fall or winter wedding.

Pictured: So Much to Celebrate dress

The Final Touches

With so many beautiful options available, you're sure to find the perfect modest jewel tone bridesmaid dresses for your special day. Don't forget to consider your bridesmaids' individual styles and preferences when making your final selections. With a little planning and creativity, you can create a stunning and cohesive look for your entire bridal party.

Andrea Long

About Andrea Long

Andrea Long is wife to Clinton and mommy to Clark and Chantry. She is editor and manager of The Dainty Jewells Blog and part of the marketing team of Dainty Jewells. She is also a Registered Nurse turned stay-at-home mom of her two precious boys. Her life is full of adventure as she travels full-time with her evangelist husband and little ones in a "tiny home on wheels". She enjoys decorating her small space, time with her family, holistic health, 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.