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    31 Dresses To Wear To The Next Fall Wedding You're Invited To

    There's a crisp *and* love in the air this season.

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A pencil dress with some very unique sleeves, guaranteed to make every guest turn to admire you at least three times. Don't worry though, no one will overlook the bride. 

    Reviewer is wearing a forest green pencil dress with long mesh sleeves with pearl embellishments on them
    Reviewer is wearing the same dress but in black

    Promising review: "I could not have selected a better cocktail dress and received so many compliments on my look." —Marcia

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in sizes L–4XL and seven colors).

    2. A ruffled sleeve dress that'll leave guests in tiers at the ceremony. Get it? Tiers.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress!! It's so comfortable, hides my bloated stomach, and has a luxury quality to it. I will be ordering it in every color soon!" —LM

    Get it from Amazon for $27.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and 24 colors).

    3. A floral lace sleeveless high-low dress that comes in so many colors, I can ~almost~ guarantee you'll find a color for every fall wedding you're invited to, regardless of theme. 

    reviewer wearing the dress in pink with boots
    another reviewer wearing the dress in blue with a belt and heels

    Promising review: "Absolutely perfect! I loved it! Exactly what I was looking for! Very light and comfortable. I ordered a belt with a ribbon tie in the back and hand sewed it around the waste just to give it a little extra something. I highly recommend this dress. I want to buy more in different colors. I knew I wanted a high-low in lace and in this color blue and everything I found at the stores cost over $100. The price was awesome and I got the dress I wanted! Love love love." —Ketz85

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes XS–4XL and 33 colors).

    Psst: This item is included in Prime Try Before You Buy, so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    4. A bell-sleeve shift dress light enough to pack in a weekender bag for those road trip weddings you have to travel to. And you get to see the foliage on your way there!

    reviewer wearing the dress in red with heels
    another reviewer wearing the dress in green with wedges

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this dress. I buy from Amazon all the time and this may be my favorite. Not cheap material... it’s the perfect length. I ordered it in two other colors." —Maureen Seus

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 45 colors and prints).

    5. A cocktail dress that truly lives to its name while you spend most of your time surrounding the open bar, getting the fruitiest cocktails you've ever tried.

    Promising review: "It fits great and is lightweight. It's not super stretchy, but it's stretchy enough to be comfortable. I wore it to a wedding. I love it and I'll be ordering another one in a different color!" —Holly10350

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL, 16–24 and 35 colors).

    Psst: This item is included in Prime Try Before You Buy, so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    6. An A-Line midi dress in so many beautiful patterns you'll probably want to buy multiple and do wardrobe changes throughout the night just to see if anyone notices.

    Promising review: "Gorgeous pattern! It's nice and stretchy. Perfect for a variety of occasions!" —Meredith Gratton

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XL–4X and seven colors).

    7. A floral velvet maxi dress that'll rival the gorgeous centerpieces on each table *and* stick with the fall-theme effortlessly. 

    floral pattern on velvet green dress
    Baltic Born

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this dress! Feels luxurious, can be dressed down but also great for a fancy party! Fits perfectly and is so comfortable!" —Mary J.

    Get it from Baltic Born for $122 (available in sizes XS–2XL and five colors/prints). 

    8. A satin midi dress with a cowl neck to wear to the rehearsal dinner, wedding, and even the secret after-party you've been planning for months.

    Reviewer wearing the navy blue dress with white florals throughout
    Reviewer wearing the same dress but in a solid bluish grey color

    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 wedding guest dress." —Latoya S.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 39 colors/styles). 

    9. A bandage fishtail dress so beautiful you'll want to wear it on the red carpet. You just need to message the bride and suggest they supply one, of course.

    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 13 colors).

    10. A convertible maxi dress with detachable sleeves so you can switch it up at each wedding you've been invited to this fall and no one will be 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 and 13 colors). 

    11. An off-the-shoulder ruffle bodycon dress for a little bit of ~sass~ (hello, exposed shoulder!) that's pretty much designed 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 $52.99 (available in sizes S–2XL and in 13 colors).

    12. A trumpet-sleeve dress you'll want to twirl around in as you make your way to the donut wall. 

    Promising review: "I have nothing but good things to say about this dress. It's super cute, lightweight, and stretchy. You can wear heels, boots, flats and still be cute. I wore it out for a quick dinner date and so many random people kept giving me compliments!" —Porsh

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and 33 colors).

    13. A midi dress to look like the belle of the wedding — and no one would even think it was a simple $30 dress from Amazon.

    Promising review: "I received so many compliments on this dress that I'm actually going to order another one but different color. I paired mine with a yellow camisole." —SonitaLuv

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 14–26 and 30 colors).

    14. A knit sweater dress for the person who doesn't ever sweat and complains that fall weddings are *freezing* even when it's still 70 degrees out. You'll be warm aaand look so stylish. Don't forget to accessorize!

    model wearing the dress in tan
    reviewer wearing the dress in green with a gold belt

    Promising review: "This dress fits PERFECT. I am always skeptical with Amazon clothing purchases. This dress is an extremely soft (almost cashmere feeling) sweater material. It hugs the curves so nice! Snug, but definitely not tight." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and in 27 colors).

    15. A flutter-sleeve dress, because it's simple but has the cutest flair so it feels like you put in way more effort than you did. I wore this to a wedding last year and it was so comfortable and cute!

    reviewer wearing the dress in yellow
    reviewer wearing the dress in black

    Promising review: "This dress is so nice for the price it's kind of a steal. Fits so well, soft, nice material. Beautiful and classy. As one reviewer mentioned it can look a little broad in the shoulders, but it's also part of the vintage flutter-sleeve style. Such a bargain." —Kaela

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and 20 colors).

    16. A stunning midi dress so sparkly, people may actually start standing around you, like moths to a flame, blinded by your statement dress. 

    Model is wearing a sparkly blue midi dress with a large ruffle piece going vertically down one side of the front of the dress
    Kissy's Fine Apparel

    Kissy's Fine Apparel is a family-owned small business based in the Berkshires, Massachusetts that sells thoughtfully curated boutique pieces to really make you stand out.

    Get it from Kissy's Fine Apparel for $68 (available in sizes S–L).

    17. A breathable chiffon pleated off-the-shoulder dress that's *literally* designed to be twirled in on the dance floor when your jam comes on. 

    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 weddings too! The fit is great [and] the ruffle is definitely trending, highly recommend." —Nikita C.

    Get it from Amazon for $37.98+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 49 colors).

    18. A midi dress with a delightful little bow in front that says: "Hi, yes. I AM the wedding gift. You're welcome." 

    deep plunge dress with bow on chest

    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 $30.59 (available in sizes S–2XL and 13 colors). 

    19. An embellished mesh-sleeve bodycon dress that's so pretty you won't be surprised when you see the photographer taking an exceptional amount of shots of you.

    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 $38.99+ (available in sizes L–4XL and in 12 styles).

    20. A ruffled layer-top gown so gorgeous, guests will want to catch you at the end of the night, not the bouquet. Sweetie you ARE the bouquet.

    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 19 colors).

    21. A pleated midi dress in a beautiful oxblood shade — a classic color to wear at a fall wedding, in my opinion. 

    shiny red midi dress with deep sweetheart neckline

    Promising review: "Very expensive looking and has a lovely feel to the material. It’s a lovely fit too, true to size. Love love love." —Asos customer 

    Get it from Asos for $27 (originally $67; available in sizes 12–20). 

    22. A red hot dress with a teeny tiny floral print and ~flirty~ side slit that'll make you want to take so many pics at the photobooth to show off how cute you look in it. 

    model in sleeveless midi with white flowers
    Beginning Boutique

    Beginning Boutique is a woman-owned Australian shop with a huge selection of trendy clothes!

    Promising review: "My favorite dress ever. I absolutely love this dress; it’s gorgeous and I received so many compliments. The sizing is perfect and it’s a nice length." —Lucy

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $64.99 (available in sizes 0–10).

    23. A high-low cocktail dress so stunning, you'll wonder why it's taken you this long to designate it as your "go-to wedding guest dress."

    a reviewer wearing the dress in blue
    Reviewer wearing the same dress but in a burgundy color

    Promising review: "For the price it was perfect. It was worn to a wedding. The color was beautiful." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $41.99+ (available in sizes XL–3XL and five colors).

    24. An ornate A-line that'll look like you're a walking piece of art hired by the bride to dazzle their guests. 

    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 $36.98+ (available in sizes 2–10 and two patterns).