Lauren Conrad's Wedding Is Soon - See the Bridesmaid Dresses She Designed While You Wait

08/26/2014 at 10:30 AM ET

If seeing Lauren Conrad in a bridesmaid dress didn’t make your heart flutter with anticipation for her upcoming wedding, then this definitely will: the bride-to-be has just released a line of bridesmaid dresses herself! Her clothing line Paper Crown now sells 12 looks, which Conrad (along with five of her nine bridesmaids) models in the fall issue of Martha Stewart Weddings. (And if they look familiar, there’s a reason for that!)

Lauren Conrad bridesmaid dressesCourtesy Kayt Jones

True to Conrad’s romantic-bohemian style, we spot ladylike lace touches, modest necklines and nothing too mini. “In our collection, we’re only doing a few dresses that aren’t long,” says Conrad. “We’re doing full-length, a couple midi and then we have a couple to-the-knee. We didn’t really go shorter than that because it doesn’t really feel appropriate, and if that’s what you want, then you can always shorten the dress.”

Conrad, who asked her besties to be a part of her special day with a card and custom-made Kohl’s rose gold necklaces with a “little diamond ring piece that looks just like my ring,” has a relaxed view of what her wedding party will look like. “I don’t think it has to be too cohesive,” she explains. “It’s too difficult to take a group of girls and put them in the same color and silhouette; everyone has their own style.” So she’s choosing a few hues, then letting her friends pick from “all the different shapes” in her line. “I don’t mind if there are a few girls in the same dress, or if people are all in different ones,” she says.

Lauren Conrad bridesmaid dressesCourtesy Kayt Jones

Her view on hair and makeup is equally chill. “I’m letting the girls do whatever they want,” she says. “I think that weddings are about celebrating, and you want everyone to feel comfortable, so I think it’s about whatever is going to make them feel pretty.” But of course, don’t expect anything garish from the girls: “Understated is always best, so I think trying to go more classic is always a nice choice. You don’t want anybody to stand out in a negative way.”

One thing she is particular about? Potentially matching manis in a classic hue. “I was thinking about doing a gift bag and just including a pale pink or a nude in there,” she says. ” I think that’s a nice way to suggest, like, ‘Here’s a pretty color for you.’ That might actually be a good call because some of my friends will probably have navy or dark nails!”

Loving her bridesmaid looks? Do you have strong opinions on bridesmaid beauty?
–Catherine Kast

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amy on


Javowen on

I love her style!

Leah on

I’ve been a fan of Lauren’s since Laguna days, follow her site, her instagram, facebook. She has great taste, very classy, her decorative skills are amazing, she’ll be the next Martha – give her some more time and experience. You haven’t heard the last from this woman who started out in reality tv. She’s a smart business woman who knows what she wants and succeeds. I can’t wait to read all about her wedding, and to see how amazing it’ll turn out, how amazing she’ll look.

Heather on


whatever on


aw on

Not a huge fan of the dresses, but LOVE her attitude. Weddings are about celebrating, not making everyone look identical for your 3,000 picture photoshoot!

tiffany on

boring like her.

Lenabenas21 on


Susan on

Nothing special there. Looks like copies of everyone else’s. The trend of having everyone match went out years ago, this is nothing new.

Anna on

Not my style; very understated and just too boring. Not the ugliest I’ve seen though.

Sharon LITTLE on

Lauren’s clothes are pretty.She always looks like shes in pain when she smiles tho.

Bill on

A media wh*re on every occasion. Enjoy the divorce, you talentless hack.

Lol on

She is taking a page out of the Simpson wedding..

betty on

Wow Bill, you sound really angry. You should look into that.

Maria on

I’m not much of a fan of her, but I think these bridesmaid’s dresses are lovely. It’s nice to see some classic lines with a few subtle twists in pretty colors that are in keeping with the styles of the dresses themselves.

sue on

Props to Lauren for making a career over nothing. No one should really be listening to her, she is seriously a nobody and her style is yawn worthy at best. Little pink bows and fairy dust. But props for making people care, she must have an amazing publicist.

Mohani on

All I can think of is plain vanilla, as everything she is or she does.

Norman on

I think Lauren looks very nice on the front cover and her pink dress isn’t bad either.

Kate Cumming on

love it! I would wear a few of those as a wedding dress!

Cheekylady on

Plastic. Vanilla. Boring. Please find a personality.

Anon on

Sorry but what BORING colors. She was always a boring person too. Blah. Lauren – it is your wedding day, its normal not to want your bridesmaids to look better than you, but some of these dresses look like bed sheets. I had my bridesmaids in cranberry red and they all looked bautiful because I was secure enough in myself to let them look good as well. Not put them in Grandma pastel colors from the 50’s. Who cares about her wedding anyway, she’s just a spoiled rich girl from California that got lucky with a t.v. show.

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