“Wedding season” is generally thought of as spring, but the most popular months to say “I do” are
actually in the fall. Maybe it’s the foliage, maybe it’s the much-anticipated relief from the heat, but fall weddings, much like autumn itself, are definitely a thing. While the multi-hued leaves make for stunning wedding pics for the newlyweds, finding fall wedding guest dresses can often stump attendees. Looking for an outfit that is dressy while still feeling seasonally appropriate is deceptively difficult.
Fear not, because ahead are 18 bonafide
wedding-guest ensembles that are both festive in color and design, plus suitable for the dipping temperatures. The perfect fall wedding guest dress is clicks away, whether you’ll be attending a cocktail wedding or a black tie affair. Trust us; there are many fresh fits out there with re-wear potential. Uncover a plethora of new fall dresses waiting for you to breathe life into ahead.
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Fall Wedding Guest Mini Dresses
Don’t let the fall chill get in the way. Feel free to elongate your legs in a flirty mini-dress. There are plenty of dazzling and minimalistic options calling your name. If you’re wearing a sleeveless number, you can always drape a cardigan over your shoulders for warmth
and a chic touch.
Shop Abercrombie & Fitch Abercrombie & Fitch Plunge Satin Mini Dress, $, available at Abercrombie
Self-Portrait Self-Portrait Pleated Taffeta Mini Dress, $, available at Net-A-Porter
Free People Sabina Musayev Liberty Dress, $, available at Free People
Sandy Liang Sandy Liang Arden Dress, $, available at Sandy Liang
Saylor Saylor Charmaine Dress, $, available at Saylor
Fall Wedding Guest Midi Dresses
Midi dresses are a classy choice for a fall wedding — plus, the length is just right for showing off your
fancy shoes without your legs feeling overexposed. We’ve found everything from striking gemstone options with statement necklines to delicate ruffled dresses.
Shop Delfi Collective At Anthropologie Delfi Collective Pleated One-Shoulder Sheath Dress, $, available at Anthropologie
Lulus Lulus Radiant Arrival Shiny Gold Organza Tiered Tie-Strap Mid, $, available at Lulus
Shop ASOS Edition At
ASOS ASOS EDITION Satin Floral Embroidered Midi Dress, $, available at ASOS
Shop Adrianna Papell At
Amazon Adrianna Papell Velvet Midi Dress, $, available at Amazon
Shop Black Halo At
Saks Fifth Avenue Black Halo Henley Off-The-Shoulder Sequin Dress, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
Fall Wedding Guest Maxi Dresses
If you’re nervous about the weather once the sun sets, opt for a fall wedding guest dress that falls to the floor. These elegant maxi dresses are anything but frumpy and will keep the breeze at bay.
Shop ASTR The Label At Revolve ASTR The Label Anora Maxi Dress, $, available at Revolve
Shop ASOS Design At
Nordstrom ASOS DESIGN Curve Floral Ruched Bodice Long Sleeve Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom
River Island River Island Black Sequin Halter Neck Maxi Dress, $, available at River Island
Eloquii Eloquii Satin Maxi Dress, $, available at Eloquii
Fall Wedding-Guest Black-Tie Dresses
If you’ve got a formal event on the books, these gorgeous hued gowns with delicate details will satisfy the black-tie dress code and leave you ready for any star-studded photo ops.
Shop Birdy Grey Birdy Grey Kira One-Shoulder Satin Dress, $, available at Birdy Grey
Reformation Reformation Pernille Silk Dress, $, available at Reformation
Ralph Lauren Lauren Geo-Print Crinkle Georgette Halter Gown, $, available at Ralph Lauren
Shop Bronx And Banco At
Bloomingdales Bronx and Banco Zoe Lamé Gown, $, available at Bloomingdale’s
Farm Rio Pineapple Beach Embroidered Maxi Dress, $, available at Farm Rio
Mac Duggal Ieena Floral Chiffon Gown, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
Simon Miller Chi Chi Dress, $, available at Shopbop
Lulus Rue Black Floral Embroidered Sequin Bodycon Mini Dress, $, available at Lulus
Madewell Linen-Blend Ruffle-Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress, $, available at Madewell
Love by Design Athen Plunging V-Neck Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
Fall Wedding-Guest Cocktail or Garden Party Dresses
These cocktail dresses are perfect for destination weddings or garden party weddings set in warmer environments. Bonus: they’re easy to pack, easy to style, and easy to clean afterward.
ASOS LUXE Triple Ruffle Bardot Structured Satin Mini Dress, $, available at ASOS
KIM SHUI Diamante Dress, $, available at Revolve
Quince 100% Washable Silk Slip Dress, $, available at Quince
Wayf The Angelique Strapless Tulip Gown, $, available at Nordstrom
Reformation Cassis Silk Dress, $, available at Reformation
Abercrombie & Fitch Poplin Strapless Midi Dress, $, available at Abercrombie & Fitch
Fall Wedding-Guest Two-Piece Suit Outfits
Want to take your fancy skirt, shorts, or pants look to the next level? Get yourself a matching blazer for a standout coordinated wedding guest look.
Zara Tailored Lace Jacket, $, available at Zara Zara Lace Ankle Pants, $, available at Zara
Something Navy Floral Cropped Blazer, $, available at Something Navy Something Navy Floral Tailored Shorts, $, available at Something Navy
Mango Buttons Tweed Blazer, $, available at Mango Mango Tweed Miniskirt, $, available at Mango
Fall Wedding-Guest Jumpsuit Outfits
For all the non-dress-wearers out there, here are a few night-out
jumpsuits that are cocktail hour-ready — and will let you boogie on the dance floor all night long. Eloquii Tie Strap Wide Leg Jumpsuit, $, available at Eloquii
Karen Millen Satin Back Crepe Halter Jumpsuit, $, available at KAREN MILLEN
H&M V-Neck Satin Jumpsuit, $, available at H&M
Mac Duggal Pleated Long Sleeve Gown, $, available at Bloomingdale’s
Reformation Midleton Dress, $, available at Reformation
Madewell (Re)sourced Georgette Button-Front Mini Dress in Adorable Ditsy, $, available at Madewell
Daisy Street belted blazer in corduroy, $, available at ASOS Daisy Street cigarette pants in corduroy, $, available at ASOS
Abercrombie and Fitch Single-Breasted Blazer, $, available at Abercrombie and Fitch
Abercrombie and Fitch Wide Strap Squareneck Top, $, available at Abercrombie and Fitch Abercrombie and Fitch Elevated Wide Leg Pants, $, available at Abercrombie and Fitch
Batsheva Peter Pan Collar Dress in Juniper Velvet, $, available at Batsheva
Buenos Ninos Women’s Long Sleeve Chiffon Maxi Dress with Belt, $, available at Amazon
Lulus Toast to You Flutter Sleeve Jumpsuit, $, available at Nordstrom
Lovers and Friends Matilda Mini Dress, $, available at Revolve
Farm Rio black mini pineapples jumpsuit, $, available at Farm Rio
Cynthia Rowley Tee Jersey Organza Ruffle Dress, $, available at Shopbop
Alexia Admor V-Neck Puff Sleeve Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
Goya Goya Mini Dress, $, available at Wolf & Badger
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