Best of Boston

2008 Best Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids

Aria Bridesmaids

The fittings! The price tags! The taffeta! Is this any way to treat your best friends? At Aria, you pick the color and fabric, then let each girl select her most flattering dress from among more than 30 distinctive yet complementary styles, all starting at less than $200 a pop. Ten bucks says that they’ll show their appreciation when the time comes to buy your wedding present.

39 Newbury St., Boston, 617-425-0555,