The most important dress at a wedding is the one on the bride, but the bridesmaids’ gowns tend to fall close behind. Picking bridesmaids dresses is one of the most stressful conundrums during the wedding planning.
The bridesmaids should never outshine the bride. Some brides, however, seem to be taking this to the extreme when dressing up their maids of honor. Or maybe time changes fashion trends so much, that after some the style that was “in” starts to look simply ridiculous.
Here, a hilarious gallery of vintage wedding photos, collected by Bored Panda, feature dresses with hoods, fluffy hats and puffy sleeves. Many dresses worn by bridesmaids looked dated with styles frozen in time, and some are so funny. You’ll probably feel sorry for the women who wore them.