Spring is in the air, which means wedding season is fast approaching and if your calendar is full of “will attend” then the scariest thing other than finding a “plus one,” is finding the right dress for the event. Weddings can be a hassle, even for the attendees, as there are a lot of do’s and don’t’s when it comes to dressing for a wedding. Luckily, we’ve found the solution to all those what-do-I-wear questions. These 10 elegant dresses are perfect for all those spring and summer weddings that are soon to come. Best of all, they are all less than $150 so you will definitely be the best dressed (other than the bride of course), and still have money left over to get the perfect shoes to match.
1. Felicity & Coco Back Fit & Flare Dress ($128):
Floral print, is a must have wedding-guest essential. Especially in the springtime, the classic design is flawless as far as wedding-guest dressing goes. Of course, there are more muted color ways, but this bold combination is simply divine. The tropical vibes that the dress signifies are a perfect counterpart for a wedding on the beach. Pair it with lace-up flats to finish off the ideal outfit.
Hello bombshell. Get your glam on with his metallic blue hue slinky slip-inspired dress with all-over micro pleats that are too stunning to describe. This gorgeous gown will command the room the minute you walk in (that is, until the bride appears, duh). Make sure to wear your hair in a low messy bun to show off your shoulders. Plus, this dress is on sale! (Screams internally) Originally $98, you can now shop it through LookMazing and get it for $59 from Urban Outfitters.
3. Topshop Stripe Wrap Dress ($105):
Topshop never disappoints, and this stripe wrap dress won’t either. Topshop did a magnificent job finding the right balance of light, airy, and modern design. The wrap dress takes on a new season guise with this loose-fitting midi style. A flattering silhouette cut with a v-neckline and self-tie waist is the perfect dress to get you through all those warm outdoor weddings. Make sure to stick to the monochromatic elegance by pairing this little number with some timeless black pumps to finish off the look that can easily be worn for any spring & summer occasion.
4. Topshop Slash Bardot Midi Dress ($85):
Most of us have heard that crazy rumor that wearing black is off limits at weddings. Now let me be the first to tell you to completely forget that statement! Black is slimming, flattering, complementary; I could go on for days explaining the wonders of wearing black. The next time you go to a nuptial affair, jazz up your look by wearing this gorgeous slash detail bodycon dress. With a sultry bardot neckline and cut-out middle section, this dress is a must-have addition for a sophisticated party look.
5. ASTR High Heck Front Twist Dress ($56):
Show up to the post-ceremony party with this little fiery outfit. An elegant front-twist detail adds graceful drape to a party-ready midi dress styled with a halter-style neckline and a cool, split-front skirt. Keep it classy with sophisticated nude pumps or go with a pair of lace-up stiletto booties.
6. MISSGUIDED Cutout Body-Con Midi Dress ($93):
Sassy lattice-like cutouts and figure-conforming fit, this knee-length bandage dress shows off every curve, creating an alluring, party-perfect look that is anything but average. Team it with pointed-toe block heels to add an extra flair to your outfit of the day. You will be the envy of all the spring extravaganzas with this chic grey body-con.
Win the award for most stylish guest when you show up wearing this off-the-shoulder ensemble. We’re all about showing off those shoulders year-round. The Tori Dress is made in a nude ribbed knit and features a bodycon fit, off-the-shoulder design, and midi silhouette. The dazzling nude color way is the closest you will get to white, because of course, no one should wear white other than the bride. To really play up those front-row-fixture vibes, pair it with dramatic pumps and a sleek gold accent choker.
8. Topshop Classic Cocktail Midi Dress ($140):
Okay, nothing says timeless more than a classic cocktail midi dress. It features a structured silhouette and tailored feel, and for that added bit of sex appeal it’s finished off with a keyhole cutout sectioning to the waist. No matter where the wedding is or what the formal event may be this dress is a stunner. It screams hot; yet I’m also picking up those vibes that shriek sophisticated. You can’t go wrong with a playful pale blue number that plays nicely with both casual and dressy events. Stay true to who you are and style it with ankle-tie heels for a look that is polished. Plus, for that added hint of provocateur add a monotone clutch to finish off the classic vibes.
9. Forever 21 Ruffled Chiffon Maxi Dress ($29):
Introducing: your new favorite frock. This dress is the best of both worlds; its sexy and affordable, so it’s a double win! The woven chiffon maxi dress flaunts a ruffled lace-up neckline, cap sleeves, and a V-cut back. Of course, while the dress is specific for someone whom does not mind the extra-added attention that comes with the OMG-ish neckline, it is simply a magnificent piece to have in your wedding-guest wardrobe. The dress is breezy and perfect for a fair-tale spring soiree, and for only $29 it is good news for your wallet and your style sensibilities. Finish it off with some woven sandals to keep things feeling laid-back and cool.
10. Zara Tube Dress ($99):
Hello sartorial sunshine. Nothing says warm weather is finally here better than some bright colors, and nothing beats this stunning yellow assemble. This dress provides the boldness you desire, in a subtle yet flattering fashion. The classic style is great to wear with some black pumps. You will definitely be catching the attention of all the handsome groomsmen wearing this buzzing array.