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25 Curve Dresses to Wear to Weddings This Spring

Wedding season is almost upon us, and you know what that means: a beautiful union … between you and whatever you’re wearing to the big event(s). Below, 25 plus-size wedding-guest dresses and jumpsuits for almost any occasion, budget, and taste.

The Retro, Romantic Midi

Katie Woven Midi Dress

Puff sleeves, a petaled print, and a pussy bow! Like that perfect vintage peasant dress you’ve always wanted, except it’s church-appropriate and actually fits over your chest.

A Floral Fishtail Confection

Ruffle Sleeve Drop Hem Dress

Ideal for getting your Sophia Loren on.

The Modern Hippie Option

Split Sleeve Gown

Floaty fabric and a keyhole neckline take the classic maxi up a notch.

$66 at Eloquii
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An Emerald Gown That’s a Real Gem

ASOS DESIGN Curve ruffle sleeve maxi dress with cold shoulder

Channel “Hold Up”-era Beyoncé, but in a color that’s a little easier to wear.

A Sweet, Sexy Sundress

City Chic Plus Size Trendy So Fancy Lace Dress

This overlaid illusion dress (available in four colorways) is the best of both worlds.

A Sparkly Sherbet Stunner

ASOS CURVE Flutter Sleeve Midi Dress with Hanky Hem in Glitter Spot

Take this dress in a disco direction with sleek silver accessories, or a more bohemian one with espadrilles and at least one flower in your hair.

A Playful, Punchy Mini Dress

LAUREN RALPH LAUREN Bell Sleeve A-Line Dress

Pro: Nobody else will be wearing this color. Con: You’ll be easy for Aunt Zizzy to find in the crowd.

The Garden Party Go-to

ELIZA J Floral Chiffon High/Low Dress

A pretty plunge neckline and subtle ruffles give this dress a proper English rose look. And next fall, you can top it with a plus-size biker jacket and boots à la Kate Moss.

The Va-Va-Voom V-Neck

Plus Size V-Neck Mermaid Dress

In case you bump into that mutual friend who just happens to be your ex.

A Curve-Enhancing Cocktail Dress

Taylor Off the Shoulder Midi Dress

That crossover bodice (available in six colorways) is just too good.

A Comfy, Sexy Sheath

Shelly Knot Front Slinky Dress

Because looking hot and having a third plate of hors d’oeuvres shouldn’t have to be mutually exclusive.

A Jumpsuit for Wide-Leg Lovers

Vince Camuto Bodice Crepe Ruffle Jumpsuit (Plus Size)

A super elegant option for when pegged pants just aren’t your jam.

A Jumpsuit to Wear a Million Different Ways

ASOS CURVE Jumpsuit with Kimono Sleeve and Peg Leg

Perfect for those expecting to cut a rug at the reception.

One Knotty Frock

Knot Detail Shift Dress

A modern, minimalist take on bows of the past.

$72 at Eloquii
with code: SHOP

A Sculptural LBD

CITY CHIC Cape Sleeve Dress

The round-cut cape on this is less superhero, more Pierre Cardin.

A Fiery Red Dress With Killer Details

ELIZA J Jewel Neck Cape Sleeve Dress

Like a vintage-inspired, but very of-the-moment, geometric sleeve.

A Short, Sparkly Shift

PISARRO NIGHTS Draped Back Beaded Dress

For your glitziest cousin’s nuptials.

A Pretty Women Dress

Off the Shoulder High Leg Gown

Vivian Ward, is that you?

The Dusty Rose Dream Dress

ASOS CURVE PREMIUM Tulle One Shoulder Maxi Dress

Be the star of your own Degas.

A Gorgeous Gathered Gown

ASOS DESIGN Curve Bridesmaid ruched mesh bardot maxi dress

This dress’ draped bodice and dipped neckline are too pretty to pass up.

A Versatile Black Gown

Drop Shoulder Gown with Slit

Silky fabric and a timeless shape make this one a fit for most occasions.

$102 at Eloquii
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And an Asymmetrical Version to Show Your Shoulder(s)

ADRIANNA PAPELL One-Shoulder Jumpsuit

In navy or blush pink, this suit’s a stunner.

A “The Leg” Dress if Ever There Was One

MAC DUGGAL Front Slit Sequin Gown

Can’t decide which of your assets to play up? This gown won’t make you choose.

A Beautifully Beaded Black Dress

MAC DUGGAL Beaded Lace Bodice Gown

Appropriately romantic, considering the occasion.

A Total Jessica Rabbit Look

MAC DUGGAL Strapless Bustier Rosette Gown

Come for the cleavage-containing mesh panel, stay for that incredible petaled skirt.

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25 Curve Dresses to Wear to Weddings This Spring