11/07/2013 18:35 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Shopping Special: 20 Beautiful Bridesmaid Dresses

It's tempting to spend hundreds of pounds and hours of precious wedding-planning time on creating one-off, bespoke bridesmaid dresses for your big day - but there are plenty of ready-made options available.

To prove our point, we've scoured the (virtual) shelves to bring you 20 quick-purchase dresses for fashion-savvy maids - and we think you'll find there's something for every taste, shape and budget.

Browse now, heap praise and thanks on us later.