What Styles and trends did the designers release? There has never been a better time to be a bridesmaid. Really, the bridesmaid dresses get cuter and more flavorful every season. In the 2012 collections, short dresses still reign supreme. The styles are light and whimsical and feminine. Some of the trends include one-shoulder dresses (which work well on many bodies), prints (for the daring bride), and punchy details like large flowers or sashes.How do these dresses differentiate from last years? Bridesmaid dresses have gotten more flirty and fun. There is less of a desire to let their dresses fade into the background. Both maids and brides want something fun and fashionable and so the designers have gone more toward creating party dresses for bridesmaids, which is a fun direction for everyone. Amsale's bridesmaid dresses. The chiffon pieces she does are just dreamy and great for Tahoe weddings. They are chic and comfortable and so flattering. We've looked at a lot of bridesmaid dresses and these still remain our fav because they are so sophisticated and romantic. We are having an Amsale bridesmaid trunk show February 10 & 11. We will be taking appointments in one hour slots to come in and see her newest collection. store!