08/15/2012 05:51 pm ET

9 Fab Frocks Your Bridesmaids Will Love

Being a bridesmaid is an incredibly bittersweet experience. On the one hand, we’re elated that our friend or family member values our friendship enough that they want us to help them celebrate their love and their union. Great, that part of the whole bridal party thing is super sweet and incredibly touching. But then comes the dreaded day when a bride gathers her girlfriends to try on dresses. We cringe, we hold our breath in anticipation and pray that the dress isn’t a total disaster. If you’re a bride-to-be prepping for your wedding, keep your gal pals in mind and give them a fashionable frock that they’ll love to wear on the big day and beyond!