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    If You Have One Million Weddings To Attend, Check Out This List Of 27 Dresses

    Time to stock up for wedding season.

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    1. A satin midi dress with a cowl neck that would work for the rehearsal dinner, wedding, or even after-party. 

    a model wearing the dress in fuschia
    a model wearing the orange floral dress
    Amazon

    Promising review: "The dress fit pretty well and the material wasn’t see-through or cheap looking. The only annoyance was the straps kept loosening, but it was an easy fix. I got a lot of compliments and felt very pretty in it. Perfect summer wedding guest dress." —Latoya S.

    Get it from Amazon for $31.49+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 35 colors/styles). 

    2. A floral velvet maxi dress so you can say "that's OK, I brought my own bouquet."

    floral pattern on velvet green dress
    Baltic Born

    Get it from Baltic Born for $122 (available in sizes XS–XXL and six colorways). 

    3. A bandage fishtail dress you could totally wear on the red carpet. Weddings have red carpets, right?

    reviewer in the light blue dress
    reviewer in the black dress

    Promising review: "This dress is PERFECT! I got compliments on the dress all night. I already knew it would be snug, but with the length and fishtail detail, it was very classy for a wedding. The material and zipper are sturdy and thick. I always buy dresses from this seller, and they never disappoint!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $42.96+ (available in sizes XS–XL and eight colors).

    4. A convertible maxi dress with detachable sleeves meaning you can wear this to multiple weddings without anyone being the wiser. 

    maxi dress with split leg and tulle-like straps
    Birdy Grey

    The split is optional!

    Birdy Grey is a woman-owned business that sells wedding event-focused dresses at affordable prices. 

    Get it from Birdy Grey for $99 (available in sizes XS–3X). 

    5. An off-the-shoulder ruffle bodycon dress that's pretty much made for cocktail hour. 

    Reviewer wearing the dress in red
    A different reviewer wearing the dress in green

    Promising review: "I absolutely loved this dress!!! It fit like a glove. I wore it to a friend's wedding, and people constantly came up to me and told me how beautiful the dress was. The material is thick ( but breathable) and stretchy. I paired it with some gold accessories, and everything seemed to go together." —Elizabeth Hernandez

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 12 colors).

    6. A midi dress with a fun bow in front that says: "My very presence is my wedding gift." 

    deep plunge dress with bow on chest
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got SO many compliments on this dress! I wore it to a wedding and my boyfriend and I were literally told we were the best dressed couple there." —Natalie

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and 12 colors). 

    7. A breathable chiffon pleated off-the-shoulder dress with so many layers and ruffles that you know are gonna look great twirling on the dance floor. 

    reviewer in the rainbow striped dress
    Reviewer image of pink dress

    Promising reviews: "I got sooo many compliments on this dress and I felt super comfortable and stylish while wearing it! I got the blue one and it's the perfect color for the beach or summer event. The material is lightweight and it moves gracefully while you walk. You can wear off the shoulder or on the shoulder." —Kristy and Norris Hartog

    "Love this midi/maxi off the shoulder ruffle dress, it's perfect for spring, summer and vacations! I personally would style it up for summer weddings too! The fit is great [and] the ruffle is definitely trending, highly recommend." —Nikita C.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and 22 colors).

    8. A V-neck spaghetti strap number that comes in so many different colors, you can stock up and wear a different color to every wedding.

    reviewer wearing the dress in yellow
    reviewer wearing the pink dress at a beach wedding

    Promising review: "I was worried about ordering this dress because some of the reviews stated that the sizing is weird. I'm 5'4" and around 112lbs, so I ordered an XS, and it's PERFECT! I wore it to my brother's wedding and got so many compliments. The straps being adjustable helped to make it a perfect fit. This is my new go-to dress for weddings and other events. For those asking about what bra to wear, I just wore the silicone petal covers and they worked great with the dress." —Kelsey

    Get it from Amazon for $35.89+ (available in sizes 0–20 and in 27 colors).

    9. A ruffle-edge sweetheart look in case you want to be the "something blue" needed at the wedding. 

    tie strap dress with fitted bodice
    Reformation

    Get it from Reformation for $166.80 (available in sizes 14–22). 

    10. A sweetly embroidered bell-sleeve frock that's guaranteed to make you the belle of the ball.

    reviewer wearing the yellow dress
    reviewer wearing the dress in black

    Promising review: "This dress is beautiful! It's made of a really nice material that's thick and not see-through at all. The embroidery on the chest and sleeves is almost perfect. It hits at a great length — it's not too short and not too long. There are so many different ways you can wear this dress, from dressing it up for a wedding with some heels to wearing it to a BBQ with some flats or sandals. I will definitely be recommending this dress and wearing it a lot!" —Kelsey

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in four styles).

    11. A bow-neck mini dress that looks so festive, your very presence will make the reception twice as fun.

    short lacy dress with long sleeves
    Eloquii

    Get it from Eloquii for $109.95 (available in sizes 14–28).

    12. A tie-waist option with long sleeves in case you have some fall weddings on the cal. 

    a reviewer wearing teal dress
    a reviewer wearing the brown dress while posing with date at a wedding

    Promising review: "Dressed up for a wedding and work, comfortable and cute. Could easily dress down with boots in the fall. A little bit short in the back, but not so short that I won't wear it! Added a silver circular barrette to hold the ties together and add a little pop of color to the dress, and it looked great!" —TK

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 4–14 and 12 colors).

    13. A slit leg midi dress in a lovely red shade in case you wanna look like Jessica Rabbit. 

    red midi dress
    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $24 (originally $60; available in sizes 0–14 and also in black). 

    14. An embellished mesh-sleeve bodycon dress that's so pretty, the photographer might end up following you around all night. 

    reviewer wearing the mid-calf length dress in green
    reviewer wearing the dress in pink

    Promising review: "This dress is gorgeous. I love the sleeves on this dress. They are absolutely beautiful. I’ve never seen any like those before. I will be wearing this dress to my son’s wedding." —monday19

    Get it from Amazon for $42.99+ (available in sizes L–4XL and in 13 styles).

    15. rainbow striped midi dress for garden weddings and other formal daytime events. 

    A model laying in the grass while wearing the  rainbow puff sleeve square neck midi dress
    Mr Water New York on Etsy

    Mr. Water New York is a New York–based, Asian American woman–owned independent fashion brand established in 2017 filled with unique pieces. 

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress!! I get so many compliments when I wear it and it’s truly one of a kind." —Victoria Kennedy

    Get it from Mr. Water New York on Etsy for $89 (available in sizes S–XXL).

    16. A high-low cocktail dress so stunning, you'll wonder how you attended an event without it.

    a reviewer wearing the dress in blue
    a reviewer wearing the dress in burgundy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XL–3X and five colors).

    17. A classic midi dress with ruffle cap sleeves that will never go out of style.

    a reviewer wearing the light blue dress
    a different reviewer wearing the light blue dress

    Promising review: "This dress has surprisingly high-quality fabric and is made well. It ended up being too big for me so I gave it to a friend who looked AMAZING in it." —Kailia L.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.98 (available in sizes S–XL and three colors).

    18. A ruffled layer-top gown that's absolutely perfect for billowy, dramatic photoshoots. Make sure to twirl right when the photographer walks by. 

    Promising review: "I was looking for a dress for engagement pictures and happened to come across this dress. At first I was not sold by the model's picture but after looking through the photo reviews I decided to take a chance on it, and it did NOT disappoint. This dress is flowy, elegant, and the prettiest powder blue color. It would also be a great bridesmaid dress option in my opinion!" —Ashlie

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in sizes 4–26 and in 14 colors)

    19. A pleated midi dress in a beautiful oxblood shade — a classic, if somewhat macabrely-named, wedding color.

    shiny red midi dress with deep sweetheart neckline
    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $27 (available in sizes 12–24). 

    20. sleeveless maxi number you'll never believe has secret pockets. Did you and this dress just become best friends?

    another reviewer in yellow
    reviewer in red dress on stairs

    Promising review: "Material is silky smooth. Think of how silk feels. It hangs nicely, is the perfect length for me. Simple spaghetti straps with a strap tie in the back. It's full — yes, you will spin. Definitely cuter on, pics don't do it justice." —Marlinj

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S–5X and in 16 colors).

    21. An ornate A-line that's reminiscent of Italian ceramics, IMO. In other words, I'm getting European wedding vibes.  

    Promising review: "More beautiful in person. Lined, gorgeous, vibrant, great material. Perfect dress. Every color to wear a sweater with, so it is an all-season dress. Casual with sandals, or dress it up with heels! The waist is a little big, and the material is very stretchy so do not order bigger than your normal size!!! You can wear this dress anywhere and you will get looks! I like it with a sheer bolero in the royal blue, but a green, yellow, fire engine red, or any color would also look good." —Melanie

    Get it from Amazon for $38.98+ (available in sizes 2–10 and two patterns).

    22. A high-neck cocktail dress that has some gorgeous ruffled details on its sexy hemline. Even if you don't arrive with a date, you'll probably leave with one (if you're looking, that is). 

    reviewer wears purple halter maxi dress
    another reviewer wears dress in pink

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS DRESS! I can not express how classy and confident I felt in it...did I mention it was a total head-turner?!" —Jennifer Browning

    Get it from Amazon for $58.99 (available in sizes S–XL and eight colors).

    23. A pull-on smocked dress that will give you plenty of flexibility to break out all your most ambitious moves on the dance floor. 

    a model wearing the green ankle length dress with tie straps
    Smart Glamour

    Smart Glamour is a small business run by Mallorie Dunn that sells size inclusive clothing. 

    Get it from Smart Glamour for $75 (available in sizes XXS–15X and 19 colors). 

    24. A bold maxi dress with tie-strap shoulders to add an extra bit of *pizzazz* to this simple-yet-elegant look. 

    reviewer wearing the pink dress
    reviewer wearing the dress in red

    Promising review: "Bought this in a pinch before a July wedding and felt great in this dress. Lightweight, breathable and flowy fabric. The ruching around the bust can accommodate small or larger chested gals and the tie straps add such a cute touch! Highly recommend." —Sarah Hoxie

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in S–2X and in 26 colors/patterns).