At this 1914 New York wedding, the bride had eight attendants who wore gorgeous matching ensembles that almost look more elaborate than the bride's.
Hats were a key part of this 1937 bridal party look.
Each bridesmaid wore a matching floor-length dress, crown, and gloves in her own color at this 1947 wedding.
The bridesmaids' dresses mirrored the style of the bridal gown in this 1949 wedding.
The tea-length, soft-blue bridesmaids dresses were quite glamourous at this 1950 marriage.
Bridesmaids wore bonnets at this mid-'50s wedding.
The bridesmaids seemed to enjoy their shiny ensembles in 1962.
Bridesmaids wore two-toned Tiffany's blue ensembles for the 1960 wedding.
In their blush pink dresses and veils, these attendants in 1964 almost looked like they could be brides themselves.
Check out this hat on this bridesmaid in the mid '60s.
This 1969 bridesmaid was pretty in pink.
This 1980 wedding almost looked like a group affair.
Yellow was this bride's color of choice in 1982.
The shoulders are relatively understated for this pink bridesmaid dress in 1982.
The matching pink bridesmaids dresses in this 1983 wedding were short and sweet.
Notice the lace detailing on the bottom of the bridesmaids' dresses, seen here in 1987.
Big shoulders were in at this 1990 wedding.