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    Updated on Apr 24, 2019. Posted on Nov 6, 2018

    34 Gorgeous And Cheap Dresses To Wear To A Winter Wedding

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    1. A ruffled off-the-shoulder dress with an asymmetrical hem so you can be the living, breathing version of the 💃: aka everyone's favorite guest.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wore this dress to a wedding and received so many compliments. The dress is true to size: I usually wear size 8-10 and ordered a large, and it fit perfectly. The fabric is soft and stretchy, and the blue color is stunning. I highly recommend!!" —lulu1985

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99 (available in sizes S-XL and eight colors).

    2. A glittery side-slit dress that'll turn the wedding aisle into your own personal red carpet. Feel free to take your time walking down it — the bride can wait.

    Missguided

    Get it from Missguided for $45 (available in sizes 2-10).

    3. A floral maxi dress with a chic tie waist, because you'll singlehandedly bring the party's romantic vibes to a whole new level.

    Target

    Get it from Target for $34.99 (available in sizes 0X-4X).

    4. A shimmering capelet midi dress, because not all heroes wear capes... but you'll deserve one when you stay on the dance floor the longest.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I never write reviews, but this dress fits perfect. I just came back to order another one in the blue for a wedding. I have the red one and it was super comfortable and dressy. When I wear it with some nice jewelry and shoes, it's a hit. Go for it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and 14 styles).

    5. An off-the-shoulder v-neck midi dress for scoring an LBD you'll want to wear until the end of time. Kind of like a marriage, but BETTER.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I got this for my friend's wedding and after trying it on I knew this was the perfect dress! It's structured, so it's not a cheap material and won't fall apart easily. It looks amazing. It also has stretch so I can move in it." —Lauren Scott

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and six colors).

    6. A one-shouldered A-line dress so you look like the epitome of sophistication even when elbowing your way to the front of the buffet.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is simply a gorgeous dress for the wedding. The color was exceptionally beautiful and on point for the wedding colors." —Cher Martin

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and three colors).

    7. A backless lace dress with ruffled shoulders that'll *puff up* your confidence the minute you put this bb on. Will you tackle every dance move possible now? YES.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $39.95 (originally $98; available in sizes XS-L).

    8. A ruched formal gown, because that slit is about to give you an Angelina Jolie moment all 👏darn👏 night👏. Consider the photographer your very own paparazzi for the evening.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the third dress I have purchased for my son's upcoming wedding and this is the one. The fit is perfect and the quality for the price is amazing. I wish I would have started with this one, but you shop and you learn. If you're on the fence take the leap; this dress is awesome." —Tiffany

    Get it from Amazon for $38.49+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and 11 colors).

    9. A semi-sheer floral embroidered dress for becoming the best bouquet imaginable. Personally I think the bride should be carrying YOU down the aisle.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a very pretty dress! I was presently surprised about how beautiful this was in person and I got so many compliments at a wedding I attended." —Jen M.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL).

    10. A strapless bodycon dress with a surprise lace trim so you can look amazingly elegant without *trimming* your bank account.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $32.98 (originally $55; available in sizes S-L).

    11. A sequined cocktail dress that'll put a sparkle in everyone's eyes — with or without your own diamond. I mean with this, who even NEEDS one?!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "You would never know that this dress is from Amazon. I wore this dress to a wedding and I was getting compliments left and right. It looks like a $200 dress from a department store. I got good use out of it. It was very comfortable!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and eight colors).

    12. A ruched halter gown for putting your best foot (or in this case, leg) forward. Feel free to remain posing all night.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress is amazing. I wore it for a wedding and got so many compliments. The quality is great and it fit like a glove." —Dolly

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and seven colors).

    13. A long-sleeved velvet maxi dress so you can stay nice and warm even if the couple decides to have a "scenic" outdoor wedding. In the middle of December. Oy.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this as winter-weight dress. It's formal — great for a winter wedding! The fit is wonderful, the material is a nice thick velvet, and it's not too heavy, but not too lightweight either. I love the colors — I bought green and wine/burgundy; they're like beautiful velvet jewels! Love them!" —Andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98+ (available in sizes S-XXL and seven colors).

    14. An animal print shift dress that'll make you look super polished even if you're a little ~wild~ when it comes to getting the last piece of cake. I understand.

    Bloomingdales

    Promising review: "This is a great dress for day into night! I love the fit and cute pattern! This is a staple in the closet for sure!" —SoCalChic8

    Get it from Bloomingdales for $27.30 (originally $78; available in sizes XS-L).

    15. A single-shouldered cocktail dress, because you'll easily look more sophisticated than champagne (but you won't turn a glass down, obviously).

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Patty Boutik has his it out of the park YET AGAIN! I purchased this dress for a wedding and was hesitant to do so online, but took the chance and I am SOOOOO glad I did. This dress fits like a dream and feels amazing. I've since purchased two more Patty Boutik dresses and both of them fit amazing as well." —Fabulousand40something

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and four colors).

    16. A sequined layered party dress for turning more heads than the flower girl. But we're not competitive. WHO SAID OTHERWISE?!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Psst! Reviewers agree to size up!

    Promising review: "This dress is amazing, and for the price it is a must-have in every woman’s closet. The top is sleek and modest, while the bottom is sexy but classy. I wore it to a wedding and received so many compliments, it was insane." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS-L and three colors).

    17. A cinched mini dress so you'll have something to meet you in the middle and form the perfect union of simple and sweet.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $45 (available in sizes 12-26).

    18. A ruffled bodycon midi dress with a show-stopping slit that'll fight back against unexpected winter winds. You're safe in this number, I PROMISE.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm so impressed!!! I bought this dress to wear to a wedding. Everyone could not stop talking about my dress. I bought the red one and the color is perfect: so bright and true. The dress fit like a glove and was super comfortable. The material is awesome!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25+ (available in sizes XS-XL and nine colors).

    19. A pleated lace dress, because you'll find yourself reaching for this piece in the future more times than you need a break from wearing heels. So A LOT.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: " This is one of the nicest dresses I have ever owned, especially considering the price! It is made of quality lace that stretches a bit with you and the opaque part of the bodice is modest. The skirt is a thicker material, though, so this might be better worn during colder months. The lace does not make me itch and the zipper does not bunch in the back (I have trouble since I am pear-shaped). Honestly, this is a perfect dress to wear to weddings and other special occasions. Overall, everything about this dress is true to the picture and I am in love. I will be ordering from this seller again." —KCL

    Get it from Amazon for $40.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and 16 styles).

    20. A satin-y drape-front dress for reserving all the drama for your outfit (and I suppose an emotional Insta caption).

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $25 (originally $50; available in sizes 2-10 and three colors).

    21. A patterned swing dress with POCKETS so you have the option to take as many hors d'oeuvres as you can home with you. I'm not saying you will, but.....you can.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is probably my favorite dress that I own now. I wore it to a wedding recently. I had to be in the dress literally all day! The material is very comfortable. It moves and drapes nicely. I got countless compliments on it. Even from total strangers. The pockets are a great bonus. I was able to keep my phone on my person without it weighing the dress down and looking awkward." —barudin

    Get it from Amazon for $29.96 (available in sizes S-3XL and 26 styles).

    22. A ribbed halter midi dress that'll be an instant hit without leaving you up to your neck in debt.

    River Island

    Get it from River Island for $52 (available in sizes 2-14 and three colors).

    23. An off-the-shoulder cape midi dress, because this'll have you ready to go in one simple step: put on over head. Well, maybe put some shoes on. But that's IT.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is just like or better than the model photo! Needed a dress for a wedding, but was skeptical that the material would be cheap, stretchy looking. I was sooo pleasantly surprised! I'm so glad I took a chance and ordered. It's a beautiful dress and made of great, thicker fabric that feels so comfortable! It does have stretch to it, but does not look cheap! This is a great buy, especially for the price." —Tori

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and nine styles).

    24. A plunging lace dress for a look possibly more memorable than the vows. Priorities.

    HM

    Get it from H&M for $39.99 (available in sizes 0-8).

    25. A sequined maxi gown so you can act as a DIY disco ball if the DJ somehow forgot theirs. No one panic.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love it! I’m wearing it for a wedding and it's perfect." —Nee 22

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XL-5XL and four styles).

    26. A cinched split dress that'll look formal, but *feel* basically like a soft T-shirt. This + flats = secret comfort.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this dress. I bought it for a wedding: it's classy with a little flair. It's a very comfortable jersey material, great for traveling (no wrinkles). It was not see through for me in black. Great value for $20!" —ANK09

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in sizes S-L and five colors).

    27. A textured velvet dress, because this'll help you make a smooth transition from the ceremony to party. Not that you aren't already more than ready for the open bar.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $44.99 (originally $69; available in sizes XXS-4X and three colors).

    28. A flared lace dress for saying "I do" to every picture you take. Tl;dr: this is the best date you'll ever find.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is nicer than I expected. I wore it as a guest to a wedding. It photographed so well! I was very comfortable: the sleeves/shoulders had some give/stretch, which was nice. It's fully lined (except for the sleeves)." —Rebekah A.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and eight styles).

    29. A jersey off-the-shoulder maxi dress so leaving the house doesn't mean losing the feeling of being in PJ's. I'd never DREAM of it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I ordered this dress to wear to a wedding at the last minute and it was delivered promptly. I was a little nervous about the size and was super excited to try it on. The dress fit just as I wanted and anticipated; it was is flowing-roman godless style and fit wonderfully. I received a lot of compliments and can't wait to wear the dress again! I highly recommend the dress for any occasion." —AllThingsBlanka

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95+ (available in sizes S-4XL and 12 colors).

    30. A long-sleeved embellished dress that'll bring some unexpected bling to the party. Sorry to bring competition, diamonds.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My dress came in perfect condition and was packaged really nicely. The dress isn't really tight like most bodycon dresses — it fit very comfortably. I wanted something with sleeves since I'll be attending a wedding in northern AZ in October and for someone who lives in the Phoenix area, anything under 75 is cold. This dress is also nice and thick so it's even more perfect than I thought. " —Lauren Commans-Truett

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and nine colors).

    31. A printed button-down maxi dress, because now you can wear something that'll elegantly flow behind you like a veil. Does this mean we'll get gifts, too?

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I’ve been staking out this dress for at least a year now and finally decided to bite the bullet when I realized I had nothing to wear to a wedding that was coming up in a couple days. This may be the best impulse buy I have ever made! The fabric is so soft and lightweight — it’s extremely comfortable and makes you feel like a model when you’re walking, as it flows out behind you. I got so many compliments on this dress and I’m probably going to look for any excuse to wear it again." —Mia

    Get it from Amazon for $18.98+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and 29 styles).

    32. A silky strapless dress with a subtle side slit for looking perfectly chic without paying the cost of a wedding. Bless.

    Express

    Get it from Express for $41.94 (originally $69.90; available in sizes XXS-XL).

    33. A crotchet cold-shoulder swing dress that'll shrug off any worries about overspending (hopefully the same applies for their registry).

    Lane Bryant

    Promising review: "I love the way I look in it and fits great. It's super soft!" —Stephie2279

    Get it from Lane Bryant for $46.99 (originally $59.95; available in sizes 14/16-26/28).

    34. A velvet and lace midi dress so you have two materials that'll go together better than cake and champagne (which is pretty hard to beat tbh).

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is an absolutely stunning velvet and lace dress! I wore this to a winter wedding and got tons of compliments. It fit perfectly: not too tight in the arms or anywhere else! The purple color is richly saturated and gorgeous, and both materials are high-quality." —Mrs. B

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and six colors).

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