Slideshow: Five Pretty, Not-Cheesy Bridesmaid Looks

Photo: Melissa Hom

It’s wedding season, and odds are you’ve been asked to be in a bridal party. One of the drawbacks of being bequeathed the high honor of bridesmaid is that you traditionally end up in a dress you loathe, which will end up shoved in the corner of your closet for all of eternity. In an effort to stop the madness, we asked five New York City stores to put together looks that someone would actually want to wear down the aisle … and in public. Click ahead to see how Milly, Saks Fifth Avenue, Stone Fox Bride, Calypso St. Barth, and Wedding Library would style a bridesmaid.

Slideshow: Five Pretty Bridesmaid Looks