2022 and 2023 are predicted to be the biggest years for weddings. Not surprising as the past 2 years saw lots of smaller and more intimate weddings, with most choosing to have their bigger celebrations in 2022 or 2023.
If you are here, you probably received a bunch of wedding invitations and you’re wondering what you should wear to a wedding as a guest. Sure, you can recycle your looks but why do that when it is finally the time to dress up again after 2 years of being in your loungewear?
So if you’re looking for what to wear to a wedding as a guest, you’ve come to the right place. Being in the wedding industry, we scoured the internet to find the best wedding guest looks to wear, paired with our comfortable wedding guest shoes that will keep you dancing all-night long without any pain.
These wedding guest looks won’t outshine the bride or her bridesmaids. Because what kind of friend would you be if you draw attention away from them? (We’re looking at you Kendall Jenner who stole the show with her cutout dress at her friend’s wedding).
Whether you’re looking for a classic satin slip dress or a floral dress perfect for a summer wedding, these are the best wedding guest outfits to make you the best dressed of the 2022/2023 wedding season.
Floral Casual Wedding Guest Dress
Going to a garden wedding and need a casual wedding attire to wear? This tiered midi Self Portrait dress feels dressier than other floral dresses from the layered silhouette. The floral prints and colors feel casual and yet appropriate for a daytime and evening wedding.
Opt for an enchanting garden-inspired block heel to wear for the garden or outdoor wedding. The Eden blush block heel has lush layers of pastel-colored organza flowers in yellow, lavender and blush. Instead of a traditional ankle strap, Eden has embroidered vine straps. It’s like wearing a garden of Eden on your feet!
Satin Slip Cocktail Wedding Guest Dress
The slip satin dress is one of the most popular guest wedding outfit for women. You can wear this as a country chic wedding attire for guests. It’s also the perfect cocktail wedding dresses guest look that you can easily re-wear. Featuring the on-trend wrap dress silhouette, this Gauge81 satin dress look that you can dance all night in. Plus, it looks more special than a traditional slip style.
When you go to a wedding, you can wedding guest shoes that you can dance all-night in without worrying about blisters. The Lisbeth style has Bella Belle’s signature 12-hour comfort with the extra soft padding on the soles. The on-trend pearls and bows make this black shoe feel a little more special for weddings. Bonus: they add a statement detail to your slip dress.
Embellished Feathers Wedding Guest Dress
Another trend that we are loving this season is feathers – and a wedding is literally the perfect excuse to wear the fun and flirty design. 16Arlington is known for their statement-making dresses and this light blush mini dress with white feathers at the hem is sure to turn heads. It’s also such a fun dress to wear to a wedding to twirl in as you dance on the dance floor.
A shoe that is equally as fun and flirty as the feathered dress is Bella Belle’s Bridget ivory heel. Polka dotted embroidery on feathery pleated tulle adds so much sassy personality to this stiletto silhouette heel. The ankle strap on Bridget ensures that you stay secure and comfortable all-night long.
Bold Color Wedding Guest Dress
It’s easy to stick to neutrals or darker tones wedding guest attire women looks. But we recommend stepping outside of your comfort zone by wearing bright colored formal wedding guest dresses. This Staud fuchsia dress is such a fun and bright color for formal or even casual weddings, perfect to announce your arrival for the wedding season.
Similarly, opt for a wedding guest heel that has color to match with your bold color wedding guest dress. The Eve lavender heels feature hand-sewn beads and colorful threads to form a bed of flowers. On the flower buds rest pastel chiffon butterflies that will set your heart fluttering. Double ankle straps ensure that you feel secure and stable for the wedding occasion.
Sexy Mini Wedding Guest Dress
If you’re going to a semi-formal or dressy casual wedding, this flirty mini Lovers and Friends dress will make you feel your most confident self. It’s such a fun and flirty casual dress for a wedding guest that lets you flaunt your legs (and keeps you feeling cool and breezy). Unlike other minis, we love the tulle bow at the neck that truly makes this a buzz-worthy dress.
If you love the tulle look, you’ll love Bella Belle’s Matilda black heel. The voluminous tulle bow at the back is removable, so you can wear the shoe with or without the bow. Polka dotted embroidery on comfortable mesh makes this a breathable heel, so you won’t have to suffer with sweaty feet – perfect for a summer night wedding.
Trendy Cut-out Wedding Guest Dress
Be on-trend this wedding season with a cut-out dress from Revolve. The side cut-outs with a trendy square neck ensures that this canary yellow dress feels modern and elegant. If you’re wondering what wedding wear for guests dresses to wear, this cut-out dress is dressy enough for both a daytime or evening affair – and you can easily re-wear again for a date night.
Bella Belle’s Carolina cut-out heel shows you how to rock the sexy trend right – with just the right amount of skin shown. With pearls being another big fashion trend, Carolina has pearls that are sewn onto the T-straps. Paired with tiny crystals, this fashionable heel ensures you have the perfect amount of sparkle.
Puff Sleeve Formal Wedding Guest Dress
If you are wondering what to wear for a formal wedding, this Monique Lhuillier dress is perfect for the occasion. This strapless dress made of tulle (which is a very lightweight fabric) is great for an evening of drinks and mingling. Even though it’s more of a midi dress, the puff sleeves and sweetheart neckline make this formal wedding appropriate.
For the formal affair, opt for dressy heels like Bella Belle’s Frances gold kitten heels. These heels have studded gold crystals that are hand-sewn from start to finish. Instead of a traditional ankle strap, Frances adds a playful twist to the formal evening with ankle tie straps that you can tie into a bow at the back.
Modern Jumpsuit Wedding Guest Outfit
Weddings aren’t just all about dresses. You can also wear a dressy jumpsuit as a wedding guest look. It’s unique, flattering for all body types and you won’t have to worry about any accidental flashing. This Free People x Revolve wide leg jumpsuit has shimmers that makes it perfect for a holiday wedding or to be re-worn for a New Year’s party.
A shimmering jumpsuit like that deserves an equally glamorous heel. Meet Evelyn kitten heel that have over 3000 crystals and sequins – they truly look exquisite under light as they sparkle! The low 3 inch heel height ensures that you stay comfortable as you party the night away.