For a long time, the mermaid style was exclusively for brides. Today, bridesmaids are also seen wearing beautiful mermaid dresses which flaunt their amazing figures. For those who are not familiar with mermaid dresses, they are characterized by a tapered waist and a flare at the bottom. Mermaid dresses hug the body at the waist and hips but they differ in design. For those bridesmaids who would love to accentuate their curves, find out how you can wear a mermaid dress and stand out for all the right reasons.