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Practice Makes Perfect: 20 of the Prettiest Dresses For Your Rehearsal Dinner

Jun 19 2014 - 12:51pm

Before the big day comes the wedding [1] rehearsal (and subsequent dinner), and you want to look equally as chic as you will for the real thing. Your rehearsal look should be pretty and sophisticated, but more lighthearted and less formal than your gown — after all, it's a nice dinner, but not thatnice. We got great rehearsal dress shopping tips from some of our own experts. See what they had to say:

Smart tips, right? So whether your dinner is a five-star restaurant, casual eatery, or backyard BBQ, you shouldn't be afraid to shine. We've rounded up 20 rehearsal dress options — some white and some bright — that are sure to set you apart during your run-through celebration. Click through to see and shop them all now.

Additional reporting by Hannah Weil

Versus Black and White Lace Dress

Versus Lace Panel Dress [4] ($338)

Reiss Maxi Dress

Reiss Victoria Open Back Maxi Dress [5] ($500)

ASOS Skater Dress With Lace Sleeves

ASOS Skater Dress With Lace Sleeves [6] ($67)

BCBG Max Azria Sheer Black Dress

BCBGMAXAZRIA Joselyn Mesh Inset Fit & Flare Dress [7] ($368)

Tracy Reese Lace Dress

Tracy Reese Dolce Vita Embroidered Organza Lace Fit and Flare Dress [8] ($448)

Tibi Fit and Flare Dress

Tibi Ibis-Bordered Cross-Back Dress [9] ($675)

Shoshanna Embellished Dress

Shoshanna Coachella Valley Sequins Dress [10] ($550)

Rebecca Minkoff Cutout Dress

Rebecca Minkoff Malone Dress With Off-Center Front Zip [11] ($348)

Rebecca Taylor Lace Dress

Rebecca Taylor Runway Lace Dress [12] ($495)

Torn by Ronny Kobo Fit and Flare Dress

Torn By Ronny Kobo Quinn Contrast Tiered Fit-And-Flare Dress [13] ($238)

J.Crew Ruffled Sleeve Dress

J.Crew Collection ruffled broderie anglaise cotton mini dress [14] ($200)

Banana Republic Knit Maxi Dress

Banana Republic Navy Knit Patio Dress [15] ($130)

Alice + Olivia Sequined V-Neck Dress

Alice + Olivia Dress Sequin Low V [16] ($347, originally $495)

H&M Black Lace Dress

H&M Lace Dress [17] ($70)

Alice + Olivia Metallic Jacquard Dress

Alice + Olivia Nelly metallic jacquard dress [18] ($395)

Zara Lace Dress

Zara Lace Dress [19] ($90)

Kate Moss For Topshop Maxi Dress

Kate Moss for Topshop Fluted silk-blend lamé maxi dress [20] ($690)

French Connection Strapless Dress

French Connection San Diego Drape Strapless Dress [21] ($288)

Sea Long Eyelet Dress

Sea Lace & Eyelet Long Dress [22] ($695)

Valentino Pink Fit and Flare Dress

Red Valentino Faille Sleeveless Dress [23] ($695)

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