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18 Cheap Wedding Guest Dresses to Get You Through the Season

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All weddings are beautiful and meaningful in their own way, but not all weddings are beautiful and meaningful enough for you — a guest — to spend a lot of money on a new dress. If you’re heading to six nuptials in eight weeks and don’t want to wear the same dress for all of them, you need some cute dresses that don’t look cheap, but aren’t expensive either.

What makes a wedding guest dress different from any other dress? Generally speaking, it should be cheerful and appropriate — nothing too drab, nothing too revealing, and of course nothing white. We’ve rounded up 18 dresses that will fit the bill, and are cute enough to wear outside of a wedding. Plus, many are on Amazon Prime, so they’ll be there in two days if you’re really in a pinch.

The print of the summer, but in a way that’s less ubiquitous.
Available in sizes S–L.

A flirty babydoll dress is a great choice for weddings if you’re single and ready to mingle with other guests.
Available in sizes XS-L.

For the nighttime wedding that you know will last until the early morning.
Available in sizes S–XXL.

A vintage-inspired dress that feels modern because of the dark floral pattern.
Available in sizes S–XXL.

Marigold yellow is a good, summery option that won’t come close to competing with white or traditional bridesmaids dress colors.
Available in sizes S–3XL.

This fitted shift dress is a classic, with details like the cut-out neckline and the ruching to keep it interesting.
Available in sizes 2–14.

The dress code for most beach weddings may as well be “wear a maxi dress.”
Available in sizes 0–8.

This baby blue dress (points for nostalgia!) looks like something you’d see elsewhere for a lot more money.
Available in sizes 0–16.

Simple, sleek, and in a wedding-appropriate color.
Available in sizes 0-12.

Casual in the front, party in the back.
Available in sizes S-L.

You’ll get a lot of wear out of this gorgeous, artistic pattern.
Available in sizes 14–26.

For those who would rather wear black even in the summer, but who don’t want to bring down the mood.
Available in sizes 14–28.

Can you imagine how fun it would be to dance in this dress?
Available in sizes 12–26.

This checks all the boxes – bold color, relaxed shape, and ability to look equally good with flats, heels, and bare feet.
Available in sizes XS–L.

For those among us still feeling the ’90s trend.
Available in sizes S–L.

Reformation is the queen of flirty summer clothing. You’ll fit right in at any wedding populated by 20-somethings.
Available in sizes 4–24W.

The more layers of pleats, the more fun you’ll have twirling on the dance floor.
Available in sizes XS–M.

For the wedding that goes from day to night.
Available in sizes XXS–L.

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18 Cheap Wedding Guest Dresses to Get You Through the Season