Finding the right dress to wear to a spring wedding can be tricky. You want to look elegant, but not like you’re trying too hard — and you can’t trust the weather to be accommodating. It’s tempting to take refuge in a little black dress, but a black sheath can feel inappropriately funereal. Instead, go for something in a bright, cheerful spring color, but keep the embellishments to a minimum so that you can wear it again. Or, if you simply must wear black, try something that has playful details, like ruffled sleeves.
Whether it’s a black-tie affair or a more low-key event, we’ve found all the outfit inspiration you’ll need. Scroll ahead for 13 ways to be the best-dressed guest at your next spring wedding.
A Bright Wrap Dress
The style is universally flattering, the color is fiery, and the price couldn’t be friendlier.
A Midi Dress With Cutouts
If You Hate Tight Dresses
If You Love Tight Dresses
It’s bodycon without looking like it belongs in the club.
A Moody Floral Option
If You Want A Fun LBD
A Silky Retro Option
The Best No-Fuss Pick
If You’re Concerned About Being Cold
Add stacked platforms and tights and you’re done.
The One That Looks Like Valentino
True story: I own this dress, and people always seem to assume it costs thousands of dollars.
A Maxi Dress That’s Not Boho
If You Want Something Flowy
A Gemstone Gown
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