Calling All Curvy Girls: These 14 Dresses Are Perfect For Your Engagement Party
If you're getting married, the festivities usually start with the engagement party. It's a great excuse to get an engagement party dress, something that makes you feel beautiful and excited to put it on. Since you're getting married, we usually like the idea of wearing a white engagement dress, but again, it's your party, so you can wear whatever you like; we also found blue and black dresses that would make perfect picks. Whether your dream engagement dress is a sexy slip, an embellished maxi, or even a cool jumpsuit, we found it for you. Pick up these 14 engagement party dresses for the bride, and thank us later.
We found all kinds of great options for whatever kind of party you're throwing. If you've got a fun cocktail party, we've got you covered with a sexy slip dress. If you're doing a daytime brunch, we like an off the shoulder dress with a cute ruffle detail. There are also a bunch of more affordable options under $200, since you're likely going to be spending a pretty penny on your wedding dress. Keep on reading to shop our selects, and happy engagement!
A Slip Dress: Show Me Your Mumu Verona Cowl Dress
This Show Me Your Mumu Verona Cowl Dress ($168) is an editor favorite. It comes in dozens of colors, so if you're not into white, you can choose almost any other color of the rainbow. A slip dress is always a good thing to have in your closet because it's versatile and flattering.
A One Shoulder Dress: Eloquii Ruched One Shoulder Dress
If you don't want to wear white to your engagement party, we like blue. This Eloquii Ruched One Shoulder Dress ($100) is sexy and beautiful. Plus, you can wear it for all different kinds of cocktail parties.
An Embellished Dress: Eloquii Linen Dress with Pearls
If you love pearls, this Eloquii Linen Dress with Pearls ($120) is the dress for you. A summertime engagement party calls for a lightweight dress, so this linen style will be perfect. Plus, the neutral shade is a good alternative to white.
A Wrap Dress: Eloquii Satin Maxi Dress
A wrap dress is one of those silhouettes you can wear anytime and feel confident and beautiful. This Eloquii Satin Maxi Dress ($150) is a closet staple. If you're getting married, it's exactly what we'd want to wear to an engagement party.
A Dramatic Dress: Diarrablu Maya Exaggerated Long Sleeve Fiore Print Jacquard Wrap Dress
Bring on the drama in this stunning Diarrablu Maya Exaggerated Long Sleeve Fiore Print Jacquard Wrap Dress ($255). We love the statement sleeves, and the unique print. Pair this with dangly earrings for a cool, eye-catching look.
A Puff Sleeve Dress: Eloquii Asymmetric Neck Trapeze Dress
If you like a dress that's whimsical and fun, this is the style for you. The Eloquii Asymmetric Neck Trapeze Dress ($60, originally $100) has an adorable puff sleeve and unique asymmetrical neckline, making it a familiar silhouette with some unique touches. It can easily be dressed up or down, which we love.
An Off-the-Shoulder Dress: Torrid Off-The-Shoulder Tie-Waist Skater Dress
When we think of summer, we think of this Torrid Off-The-Shoulder Tie-Waist Skater Dress ($45, originally $70). We love the tie waist, and the ruffle at the shoulder. If you're doing a more casual engagement party, this is a great option.
An Eyelet Dress: Eloquii Eyelet Dress With Sheer Detail
Eyelet dresses are a great summertime option. This Eloquii Eyelet Dress With Sheer Detail ($140) is comfortable, flattering, and perfect for an engagement party. We love something blue for an engagement party, but it also comes in black.
A Day Dress: Madewell Sophia Smocked Midi Dress
If your engagement party is a brunch or daytime event, a great white day dress is critical. This Madewell Sophia Smocked Midi Dress ($138) is comfortable and beautiful. It's the ultimate sundress, and one you'll smile at every time you see it in your closet.
A Midi Dress: Sachin & Babi Cali Satin Midi Dress
When in doubt, grab a midi dress. This Sachin & Babi Cali Satin Midi Dress ($168) is stunning. We love a simple silhouette, and you can add beautiful jewelry or cool hair accessories to personalize it even more. Plus, if you're doing an engagement party that's actually your wedding, this is a great choice.
A Sexy Dress: Reformation Nikita Dress
If you want to feel sexy at your engagement party, go with this Reformation Nikita Dress ($278). The sweetheart neckline is so flattering on the chest, and the tie straps can be adjusted for the perfect fit. Pair it with neutral strappy sandals, and maybe a red lip?