15 Spring Wedding-Guest Dresses For Every Dress Code
Wedding season has officially commenced, and our closets are ready — or at least they will be once we get our hands on a few new spring wedding-guest dresses. It feels like everyone we know is getting married right now, and having dress options on hand is crucial, especially as we get further into the season. If your social calendar is filling up or you've already RSVP'd to a handful of ceremonies, we recommend adding one or two (or three) of these 15 pretty styles to your spring wardrobe.
What to Wear to a Wedding as a Guest:
When deciding what to wear to a spring wedding, there are a lot of factors to consider. Is the wedding an indoor or outdoor ceremony? Is the couple requiring a specific dress code for the occasion? Are florals too basic of a pattern for spring? To clear up your last question, we're firm believers that there's never a bad time to don a floral dress. And luckily, we've gathered a handful of gorgeous wedding-guest dresses for spring that range from chic midis to airy maxi dresses and even a few cutout options. Whether you're headed to a black-tie event or are going barefoot on the beach, there's a spring wedding-guest dress that's sure to align with your taste. Keep on reading to shop our selects.
— Additional reporting by Anvita Reddy and India Yaffe
An Elevated Satin Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
Looking for a wedding-guest dress that can take you from an afternoon ceremony to an evening reception? This stunning Satin Low Back Maxi Dress from Abercrombie is a flattering option that will make you feel so chic and elevated. Its high neckline balances out the thigh-high slit detail and low back cutout. This dress comes in black and a beautiful lilac shade that feels so quintessential for spring.
A Breezy Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
No two weddings are ever the same — in fact, some ceremonies lean into a more casual vibe and give guests the freedom to wear whatever feels most comfortable to them. If your next spring wedding falls into that category, we recommend a breezy and flattering dress like this Somerset Maxi Dress from Anthropologie. The cutwork design will surely make a statement on its own, so you can keep the rest of your ensemble simple and minimal. This piece is one of our favorite spring dresses for a wedding guest to wear at an outdoor ceremony, thanks to its stunning and bold colorways.
A Floral Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
Of all the floral, spring wedding-guest dresses out there, this Floral Linen-Blend Maxi Dress is definitely one of our favorites — and for good reason. From the plunging neckline and midriff cutout to the style's vibrant, multicolored design, there's so much to love about this piece. One POPSUGAR editor even called it a "wardrobe staple" in this Old Navy Floral Linen-Blend Maxi Dress review.
An Affordable Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to spend a ton of money in order to shop out the perfect spring wedding-guest dress. This casual Newshows V-Neck Spaghetti Strap Maxi Dress is proof. It's available to shop in a variety of patterns and colors, so you can stock up on different variations of the top-rated Amazon style without breaking the bank.
A Versatile Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
Maxi dresses are a great style to opt for at your next spring wedding ceremony, and we can always count on Universal Standard to deliver on some of the market's prettiest and most practical pieces — just like the Lexi Maxi Dress from Universal Standard. The long-sleeve style is easy to dress up or down, making it a great investment piece when you aren't quite sure what an event's dress code will be. One POPSUGAR editor said the dress delivered "endless styling opportunities" in this Universal Standard Maxi Dress review.
A Halter Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
Spring wedding ceremonies feel like the perfect time to slip into a more airy, sleeveless style, and at the moment, we have our eyes on this PrettyGarden Maxi Halter Dress. While the flowy, spring wedding-guest dress is super breathable, it's also easy to layer a light cardigan or coat on top if needed, thanks to its halter-neck design.
An Off the Shoulder Spring Wedding-Guest Dress:
While shopping out spring wedding attire can be a chore, we can't help but have major heart eyes for the ASTR the Label Off the Shoulder A-Line Dress. The bright style is easy to dress up or down, thanks to its vibrant design. And regardless of how many ceremonies you've RSVP'd to, rest assured this colorful, spring party dress will be a go-to you'll want to slip into all season long.
A Spring Wedding-Guest Dress With Plenty of Color Options
Come springtime, we're game to experiment with as many color trends as possible, and there's no better time to test out a brighter hue than at a wedding ceremony. This Dress the Population Elle Sheath Dress comes in a stunning lemon yellow that's equal parts bright and playful. Not feeling the yellow? It comes in plenty of other colors as well. Pair the spring wedding-guest dress with classic nude heels and a statement headband for a breezy daytime look.
One Shoulder Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
Elliatt Cassini Dress ($187)
Got a relaxed beach wedding to go to? This Elliatt Cassini Dress is so sleek and fun. The one-shoulder style will ensure you'll feel cool and comfortable at even the warmest spring ceremonies, and the high-slit design will make it easier to walk in the sand. Get it in blue, lilac, marigold, and black.
A Flattering Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
Get fancy in this Staud Jackson Fit and Flare Dress, which has a Wednesday Addams vibe that we're so into. The fit-and-flare dress feels especially appropriate for a cocktail party or wedding reception. Its ethereal, princess drape makes the midi style look formal and refined yet still playful.
A Spring Wedding-Guest Dress With Drama
Whether you're attending an evening beach wedding or a vibrant nighttime ceremony, you can't go wrong with a hassle-free style like this Lulus My Dream Date Red Off-the-Shoulder Mini Dress. This style is one of the best wedding-guest dresses for spring because it comes in the most romantic red coloring, and we love that this babydoll frock has unique, oversized sleeves.
A Spring Wedding-Guest Dress With Cutouts
The cutout trend is having a major moment this spring, and few styles showcase it more perfectly than this Lost + Wander Venus Rising Maxi Dress. We'd argue that this is one of the smartest dresses for an outdoor spring wedding because the cutout details promote great air flow (even in spring's warmest temperatures), while also finishing the look with a more playful flair.
A Satin Maxi Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
Eloquii Satin Maxi Dress ($140)
If you're gearing up for a longer ceremony, you might want to opt for a comfortable spring wedding-guest dress that you can feel good wearing from your seat to the dance floor and beyond. This Eloquii Satin Maxi Dress feels so soft against the skin, and makes for the most perfect, formal spring dress for a day-to-night wedding.
A Strapless Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
We could all use a little more color infused into our wardrobes for the spring, and this Ryleigh Strapless Maxi Dress from Superdown doubles as one of the prettiest dresses for a spring wedding guest — especially as the Barbiecore trend continues its reign. The strapless style is also available to shop in a variety of colors. Pair it with delicate gold jewelry like a statement necklace or droplet earrings.
A Body-Hugging Spring Wedding-Guest Dress
A one-shoulder silhouette keeps things interesting. This Norma Kamali X Revolve Diana Gown comes in a bunch of colors, but we love the pale blue. This body-hugging frock will be your new favorite spring wedding outfit thanks to its stretchy material and universally flattering design.