10 Vintage Photos That Show Us How Crazy Bridesmaid Dresses Used to Be

Bridesmaids dresses have a bad reputation. Even though there are some gorgeous dresses out there, they’re often dubbed as stiff, unflattering, or, according to a number of rom-coms, big and poofy. Plus, trends come and go — so something that’s glamorous today might be tacky tomorrow.

That said, there are some bridesmaid dresses that make you question if something of that sort could have ever be in style. However, if you look at this hilarious collection of vintage gowns recently unearthed by Bored Panda, apparently we should never say never. Just take a gander at what used to be considered fashionable, below. These bridesmaids deserve a medal!

Flower Power

Vintage Bridesmaid Dresses Dark Flowers
Source: Bored Panda

Literal Unicorns

Vintage Bridesmaid Dresses Purple Unicorns
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…Hoods?

Vintage Bridesmaid Dresses With Hoodie
Source: Bored Panda

A Two For One On Curtains & Dresses

Vintage Bridesmaid Dresses With Too Many Flowers
Source: Bored Panda

Just, A Lot

Vintage Bridesmaid Dresses With Hat
Source: Pinterest

Rainy Day Yellows

Vintage Bridesmaid Dresses Yellow Dots
Source: Bored Panda

Head To Toe Pink

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Vintage Bridesmaid Dresses Pink
Source: Bored Panda

If Princess Diana Starred In Pretty In Pink

Vintage Bridesmaid Dresses Blush Pink and Baby Blue
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Rainbow Capes

Vintage Bridesmaid Dresses Rainbow Capes
Source: Bored Panda
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