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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.
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).
3. A bandage fishtail dress you could totally wear on the red carpet. Weddings have red carpets, right?
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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).
10. A sweetly embroidered bell-sleeve frock that's guaranteed to make you the belle of the ball.
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).
12. A tie-waist option with long sleeves in case you have some fall weddings on the cal.
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).
14. An embellished mesh-sleeve bodycon dress that's so pretty, the photographer might end up following you around all night.
15. A rainbow striped midi dress for garden weddings and other formal daytime events.
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
17. A classic midi dress with ruffle cap sleeves that will never go out of style.
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)
20. A sleeveless maxi number you'll never believe has secret pockets. Did you and this dress just become best friends?
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).
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.
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.
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).