21 Pictures of Celebrities as Bridesmaids to Remind You You're Not Alone

Your wedding season PSA.

As any good bridesmaid knows, it's not about you—it's about the bride. And yes, this goes even for celebrities. While they're typically in the spotlight, these women took to the sides of their favorite brides to help celebrate their big days. Take a look at these star bridesmaid photos.

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Lauren Conrad

For a friend's wedding at which Lo Bosworth was also in attendance—and one of her first outings since giving birth to a son in July—Conrad stepped out in a tasteful taupe gown. 

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

Mary-Kate and Ashley's friend avoided the mayhem often involved in assigning a particular dress or color for the bridesmaid's dress by simply telling her bridal party to wear florals. The Olsens, obviously, did not disappoint.

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Rachel Bilson

No acid green gunnysacks here—for her best friend's wedding in southern California, Bilson was blessed to wear a pale pink off-the-shoulder gown over which she layered a cape. Hmm, wonder what she'll choose should she ever decide not to be #alwaysabridesmaid, as she captioned her snap.

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Kate and Pippa Middleton

In video obtained by the Daily Mail, the Duchess of Cambridge, then 9, and her sister, then 7, can be seen acting as (somewhat fidgety) bridesmaids at their uncle Gary Goldsmith and Miranda Foote's 1991 weddingPippa apparently knew what was up with flower crowns, even then. 

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Emily Ratajkowski

The actress wore a bell-sleeved mini-dress for her friend's wedding, captioning the photo she posted to Instagram with a simple: "Bridesmaids." If only all bridesmaids dresses could be so on-trend. 

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Taylor Swift

Dressed in a stunning blush Reem Acra gown, Taylor Swift made a beautiful maid of honor at her childhood bestie Britany Maack's Pennsylvania wedding on February 20, 2016. The pop star shared a sweet message Instagram that read: "I met her when I was 10 days old, and him in kindergarten. Now they're married and I'm the happiest maid of honor ever. Congratulations @britmaack and Ben!" (Side note: Check out Tay's firm grasp on that bouquet there. *Hint hint, nudge nudge.* Your move, Calvin Harris.)

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Paris Hilton

The businesswoman and DJ looked beautiful in this light blue Dennis Basso gown for her sister Nicky's wedding at Kensington Palace. #FitforRoyalty

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Sofia Vergara

The bride-to-be/actress took a break from planning her own nuptials with Joe Manganiello to be a bridesmaid in her friend's wedding. We're fairly certain no one else could make pale yellow look this good.

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Rachel McAdams

The actress wore a pale blue halter dress at her sister Kayleen's wedding in Canada. The bridesmaid teared up quite a bit as her sis walked down the aisle. #AlltheFeels

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Eva Longoria

The actress was seen walking down the streets of Spain barefoot (noooo) in this gorgeous, strapless tulle gown (yessss) for the wedding of her friends Alina Peralta and Manuel Gutierrez in Cordoba, Spain.

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Honolulu, HI - Singer, Rihanna, inadvertently stole the spotlight from the bride when she looked breathtaking in her lavender bridesmaid gown.  She was seen walking down the aisle for her assistant wedding, Jennifer Morales, in a lavender tulle sleeveless dress with an intricate silver flower design and a small train behind it.  Rihanna has been in the tropical island to celebrate with her friends and was seen sipping on champagne seaside the day before the big wedding.

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Rihanna

Rihanna wore this long lilac number for her assistant Jennifer Morales' wedding in Honolulu on April 20, 2015.

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Poppy Delevingne and James Cook wedding at St Paul's Church Knightsbridge, London.The bride wore a white custom-made Chanel gown and a veil in her blonde curled hair.Sister Cara, who also wore a white Chanel gown was bridesmaid and looked very glamorous.<P>Pictured: Cara Delevingne<P><B>Ref: SPL760000  160514  </B><BR/>Picture by: Weir Photos / Splash News<BR/></P><P><B>Splash News and Pictures</B><BR/>Los Angeles:	310-821-2666<BR/>New York:	212-619-2666<BR/>London:	870-934-2666<BR/>photodesk@splashnews.com<BR/></P>
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Cara Delevingne

The actress/model wore a Chanel Couture dress while acting as the Maid of Honor for her sister's wedding in 2014. (She was reportedly one of 17 bridesmaids. DANG.)

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Actress Jennifer Garner is a bridesmaid at her best pal's wedding in Montecito, Ca.  Also attending was her hubby actor Ben Affleck...

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Jennifer Garner

The actress wore this lilac strapless gown for her assistant's wedding in 2006.

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Beverly Hills, CA - Jessica Alba and husband Cash Warren attending a wedding this evening where Cash served as the best man and Jessica as a bridesmaid.  Jessica appeared to be a little distant from Cash, giving him a few scowls while walking to the reception party.

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Jessica Alba

The actress wore this blue dress as her husband, Cash Warren, served as best man while she served as a bridesmaid for their friend's nuptials in 2010.

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Beverley Mitchell and Michael Camero got married in Ravello, Italy and Jessica Biel was a bridesmaid.
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Jessica Biel

Reunion time! The actress wore this strapless gown at the 2008 wedding of her 7th Heaven co-star Beverley Mitchell.

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Bridesmaid Jessica Simpson attends the wedding of friend Jennifer Joy Mac Farlane and Sean Andrew Sullivan at the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church. Jessica attended the ceremony with husband Nick Lachey and wore a beautiful pink dress. She clutched a bouquet of flowers and happily flashed a huge diamond ring to awaiting photographers as she got into her car. 
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Jessica Simpson

The singer was stunning in pale pink at the 2004 wedding of sound engineer Sean Sullivan. Fun fact: Justin Timberlake also attended the wedding.

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Cacee Cobb and Donald Faison are surrounded by a star-studded guest list as the get married in Los Angeles, CA. The newly weds were joined by bridesmaid Jessica Simpson and best man and host Zack Braff plus many more.<P>Pictured: Jessica Simpson and Zack Braff<P><B>Ref: SPL623174  041013  </B><BR/>Picture by: Splash News<BR/></P><P><B>Splash News and Pictures</B><BR/>Los Angeles:	310-821-2666<BR/>New York:	212-619-2666<BR/>London:	870-934-2666<BR/>photodesk@splashnews.com<BR/></P>
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Jessica Simpson

Round two! Simpson made another bridesmaid appearance at best friend CaCee Cobb's wedding to Donald Faison in 2013.

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Kate Bosworth and her current boyfriend James Rousseau attend the Wedding of good friend Jacqui Louez (Kates PA when she was in Australia shooting Superman) where Kate was a bridesmaid. The wedding was held at a Yatch Club on Sydney Harbour. The Bridel party then had photos at Balmoral Beach in Sydney Harbour...

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Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth helped her friend say, "I do," in Sydney in 2008. (Champagne really helps.)

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Bridemaid for the day Keira Knightley attends her brother Caleb's wedding in Pollokshields, Glasgow.<P>Pictured: Keira Knightley<P><B>Ref: SPL271231  260411  </B><BR/>Picture by: Mirrorpix / Splash News<BR/></P><P><B>Splash News and Pictures</B><BR/>Los Angeles:	310-821-2666<BR/>New York:	212-619-2666<BR/>London:	870-934-2666<BR/>photodesk@splashnews.com<BR/></P>
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Keira Knightley

The British actress was a bridesmaid to her (now) sister-in-law Kerry Nixon, who married Knightley's brother Caleb in Glasgow in 2011.

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Kim Kardashian wears a purple dress in her role as bridesmaid at sister Khloe's wedding in Beverly Hills. The reality stars were joined by friends Kobe Bryant and Phil Jackson for the ceremony at a leafy home in the upscale neighbourhood.<P>Pictured: Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian<P><B>Ref: SPL127551  270909  </B><BR/>Picture by: Richard Beetham / Splash News<BR/></P><P><B>Splash News and Pictures</B><BR/>Los Angeles:	310-821-2666<BR/>New York:	212-619-2666<BR/>London:	870-934-2666<BR/>photodesk@splashnews.com<BR/></P>
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Kim Kardashian

The E! reality star looked beautiful in this purple gown at the wedding of her sister Khloe in 2009.

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51399694 Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez pack on the PDA at a friend's wedding in Mexico on December 8, 2011. Selena was a bridesmaid and brought Justin along as her date. The couple kissed on the beach at sunset and Selena posed for pictures where she jumped into the air. FameFlynet, Inc - Beverly Hills, CA, USA - +1 (818) 307-4813
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Selena Gomez

Selena kept it blue and tropical for a Mexican beach wedding in 2011. (J. Biebs was her date, which is kind of nuts when you think of how long ago that was.)

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