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- Don’t miss this Chantilly lace dress crafted by local Mission district designer, Elizabeth Dye. Notorious Dress, price upon request. Duchess Clothier & Elizabeth Rye
- For a formal affair, visit oldie-but-goodie San Francisco bridal boutique Marina Morrison for Noir By Lazaro;
- Relaxed but elegant, this Siri bridesmaid dress is designed in the heart of North Beach. Shoreline Dress , price upon reques
- Perfect for a beachy wedding: send your bridesmaid down the aisle in a textile-savvy Ace & Jig dress. Cape Tank Dress, $230; available at Mira Mira, 3292 22nd St, San Francis
- Bridesmaid dresses are always more memorable in print. floral dress, price upon request; Eel & Ermine 2069A Mission Street, San Franc
- For an elegant affair, visit the oldie-but-goodie San Francisco bridal boutique Marina Morrison. Noir By Lazaro
- Daughters Of Simone is a San Francisco-based line specializing in the perfect bohemian wedding. Daughters of Simone, Jade Dress, $280
- Trust Fillmore street boutique, Elizabeth Charles for dresses for the ceremony and beyond. Halterline Dress<
- San Francisco favorite Sunhee Moon transitions easily from bridal wear to party wear. Jaquelyn Dress, $288. Sunhee Moon 1833 Fillmore St #101, San Francisco, CA
Apart from finding the perfect wedding dress, it's traditionally the bride's responsibility to choose a dress for her friends to wear at the alter. Then the bridesmaid is responsible for purchasing a dress she hates and will never wear again.
But it does not have to be that way! We've done some research and taken some notes to find locally-sourced dresses that we guarantee your bridesmaids won't begrudge shelling out for. We suspect they will even enjoy wearing these beauties after their role as bridesmaid has been fulfilled. And that just might get the bridesmaids as excited for the big day as the bride!—Sara Iravani