Love is in the air, and if you’ve just received a wedding invitation in the mail, it’s time to start making plans. Whether you’re going to a coastal boho wedding, destination wedding, or a formal evening affair, these affordable wedding guest dresses are sure to put you on the best-dressed wedding guest list.
Affordable Wedding Guest Dresses – Under $200
If you want to look fabulous at the next wedding soiree, but don’t want to spend a fortune on a new dress, we get it! These romantic and eye-catching styles are all under $200. These are styles you’ll love for years to come. They’re versatile, feminine, and won’t break your budget.
Boho Wedding Guest Dresses
Wondering what to wear to a boho wedding? When it comes to bohemian styles, you can’t go wrong with flowy maxi dresses. Whether you opt for a solid print, lace dress, or floral ensemble, accessorize with your favorite boho jewelry and embrace your own unique style.
Boho Chic Dresses for Wedding Guests: Where to Buy
- La Maison TALULAH
- ASTR the Label
- Show Me Your Mumu
- TAMGA – Ethical and eco-friendly dresses
Boho Bridal Gowns Bride: Spell Bride
For women who love boho free-spirited style, check out: The Best Boho Brands
What to Wear to a Spring + Summer Wedding
If the invitation is for a wedding during the warmer months, think flowy floral prints with ruffle detailing. Embroidery and lace add a touch of elegance for an ultra-feminine look. Pair with nude wedges or strappy heels.
What to Wear to A Fall Wedding
Did you get invited to a formal affair? If the occasion calls for you to step it up a notch, opt for rich, bold tones, flattering necklines, and elegant styles. Grab your favorite clutch, strappy heels, and get ready to make a statement in these polished best-dressed guest looks for Autumn weddings.
Be the Best-Dressed Guest: How to Know What to Wear
If the invitation doesn’t specify the style or dress code, don’t stress. Nobody wants to feel overdressed or underdressed, so here are a few clues to help you decide what to wear.
Time of the reception. Evening weddings are typically a bit more glam than daytime celebrations. Don’t hesitate to step it up a notch. Most formal weddings start in the evening. If it’s a daytime wedding, feel comfortable selecting a flowy Spring floral dress that you can wear again and again.
Style of invitation. Wedding invitations can give you lots of clues about the style of the wedding. Look at the design, colors, and fonts. It’s your first look at the theme of the wedding.
If there is a wedding website, you can also get ideas for what to wear by the site’s style. Is it glamorous and luxurious? Or a bit more simple and casual?
Tip: Check to see if there is a FAQ section for ideas on what type of wedding to expect.
Look up the venue. Whether it’s a countryside wedding or a coastal beach theme, the location should give you some style inspiration for what to wear. Look for pictures of the venue, and skip the stilettos if there is a cobblestone courtyard. Check to see if the venue features a dance floor outside or inside, so you can come prepared with a jacket or shawl.
Check the weather before the big day. Even in the warmer months, the ocean breeze can get a bit chilly on the coast in the evenings.
Ask the bride or groom. If you’re still not sure what type of wedding attire to wear and want to play it safe, call your friend or family member to get the details. If it’s the week of the big event, you may want to check in with the maid of honor, bridesmaid, or best man for tips on what to wear.
Be the best-dressed guest at the party with these affordable wedding guest dresses and get ready to dance the night away in these show-stopper looks. Whatever you do, make sure you feel comfortable, and you’re wearing your favorite dancing shoes. There is nothing worse than wearing cute heels that pinch your feet. No, thank you!
What’s your favorite style to wear to a wedding?
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