Tip of the Day: Outfit your bridesmaids in cardigans to keep them warm and toasty during outdoor photo sessions. It's a great thank-you gift that they'll use time and time again in the future. Cover-ups also help to create a cohesive look if your bridesmaids are wearing mismatched dresses. A simple cardi in a bold color, as shown here, perfectly complements a rustic-chic reception. If you're getting married in a more formal venue, such as a ballroom, have them wear beaded pashminas or shawls instead.
Plus, here's how to choose The Most Flattering Dress Styles for Your 'Maids.