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Wedding Guest Dresses

Spring has arrived and thus, so have the parties and the need to get dolled up and ready to celebrate. I’ve already received several invitations for parties this spring and summer, have RSVPed, and am ready to catch up with old friends and celebrate some milestones. Well, I was. I attended a wedding a few weeks back and wore a dress that’s been my go-to for longer than it probably should. I felt good in it before I left and went with confidence throughout the night. It wasn’t until I was going through pictures a few days later that I realized the dress had seen better days, it was no longer flattering, and it was time for a change. 

I need to get my wardrobe game back on track as I gear up for pending celebratory times, including weddings, baby showers, and holiday gatherings. After all of the time I’ve spent hitting the stores and shopping online, I’ve compiled a list of beautiful dresses (and pantsuits) to fit every color, length, and budget imaginable. 

Don’t be like me and show up in the same old thing, only to look dowdy and regret your choice later on. Dress to impress and be the best-dressed guest at the party! 

Guest Dresses for Weddings and Other Occasions

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Short Dresses

A shorter dress that hits just above your knees is a perfect option for afternoon weddings, outdoor affairs, or dancing the night away. Pair it with some block heels or knee-high boots, and you’ll be ready to party.

Corey Chiffon Fit & Flare Cocktail Dress
Corey Chiffon Fit & Flare Cocktail Dress, $198

Eliza J Lace Asymmetric Dress, $188

Adrianna Papell Beaded Sheath Dress, $199

Calvin Klein Crepe Sleeveless Sheath Dress, $149.50

Kensie Short Sleeve Blouson Dress
Kensie Short Sleeve Blouson Dress, $98
Ignite Evenings Sheath Dress
Ignite Evenings Sheath Dress, $119
Eliza J Floral Lace Dress
Eliza J Floral Lace Dress, $288

Embroidered Shift Dress, $149

R & M Richards Jacket Dress
R & M Richards Jacket Dress, $129

Fit & Flare Dress, $129.99

Orchid Pink Finley Flutter Sleeve Dress
Orchid Pink Finley Flutter Sleeve Dress, $128
Blue and White Stripe Cotton Poplin Kenzo Dress
Blue and White Stripe Cotton Poplin Kenzo Dress, $128

Fit & Flare Stretch Crepe Dress, $129

Lace Floral Elegant Cocktail Dress
Lace Floral Elegant Cocktail Dress, $39.99

Lace Cocktail Dress, $219

Jewel Neck Satin Cocktail Dress, $208

Sheer Ruffle Shoulder Cocktail Dress
Sheer Ruffle Shoulder Cocktail Dress, $158
A-line Wrap Cocktail Dress
A-line Wrap Cocktail Dress, $38.99

Midi-Length Dresses

Midi dresses are the perfect option if you’re looking for something a bit more modest but still fun and carefree. The choices in this length are seemingly endless, with wrap-style dresses, v-necks, and beautiful belted options. Pair these dresses with strappy sandals or your favorite heels, and have some fun!

Beaded Mesh Column Gown
Beaded Mesh Column Gown, $238

The Somerset Maxi, $168

Tuckernuck Black Eyelet Greer, $398

Bohemian Floral Printed Dress
Bohemian Floral Printed Dress, $28.04
Mac Duggal Midi Dress
Mac Duggal Midi Dress, $398

Dress the Population Ruth Midi Dress, $198

Karl Lagerfeld Floral Dress, $148

The Marais Dress
The Marais Dress, $180

Long Guest Dresses 

Longer dresses are a lovely option for any weather or occasion. Pick the pattern based on the level of formality the event calls for, and enjoy anything from a floral design to a beautiful solid print. If you’re enjoying a sunny afternoon wedding or graduation, don’t forget your favorite sunhat and sandals to keep cool while looking fabulous. 

Jersey Halter Maxi Dress, $139

The Somerset Maxi Dress
The Somerset Maxi Dress, $168

Mac Duggal Pleated Halter, $498

Amira Haroon Ruched Slit Dress, $400

Summer Wrap Maxi Dress
Summer Wrap Maxi Dress, $40.99

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