Searching for bridesmaid dresses can be tricky: you want something that fits your vision and your taste, but you also want your best friends to feel comfortable and happy (a satisfied bridesmaid is a helpful bridesmaid, right?). And while gorgeous gowns abound, there are so many more spots and stores to check out than the standard go-to list you've likely already been perusing. To help, we've rounded up fast-fashion chains whose evening selections might just surprise you, plus smaller, fashion-favorite brands that could have the style of your dreams ready and waiting. Scroll down to see if your search might just be done.
— Additional reporting by Marina Liao