I've learned that the key to holding your own as a big-girl bridesmaid (this applies to any formal event, really) is to make sure that the anxiety of finding the right dress doesn't overshadow the joy of the occasion. So to make the process a bit easier for you, I've rounded up a selection of bridesmaid dresses that will wow even the pickiest brides and flatter everyone in the bridal party. If you're fortunate enough to select your own dress, look no further. If you've got to make a case to your soon-to-be-wedded friend, tear out this page!
Dress (up to size 3X), $134.99, Ruche; shopruche.com.