Uncover The 20 Most Stylish Wedding Guest Dresses That Will Stun This Fall

Uncover The 20 Most Stylish Wedding Guest Dresses That Will Stun This Fall

“Wedding season” is generally thought of as spring, but the most popular months to say “I do” are actually in the fall. Maybe it’s the foliage, maybe it’s the much-anticipated relief from the heat, but fall weddings, much like autumn itself, are definitely a thing. While the multi-hued leaves make for stunning wedding pics for the newlyweds, finding fall wedding guest dresses can often stump attendees. Looking for an outfit that is dressy while still feeling seasonally appropriate is deceptively difficult.

Fear not, because ahead are 18 bonafide wedding guest ensembles that are both festive in color and design, plus suitable for the dipping temperatures. The perfect fall wedding guest dress is clicks away, whether you’ll be attending a cocktail wedding or a black tie affair. Trust us; there are many fresh fits out there with re-wear potential. Uncover a plethora of new fall dresses waiting for you to breathe life into ahead.

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Fall Wedding Guest Mini Dresses

Don’t let the fall chill get in the way. Feel free to elongate your legs in a flirty mini-dress. There are plenty of dazzling and minimalistic options calling your name. If you’re wearing a sleeveless number, you can always drape a cardigan over your shoulders for warmth and a chic touch.

Shop Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch Plunge Satin Mini Dress, $, available at Abercrombie

Shop City Chic At Target

City Chic Women’s Plus Size Dobby Tiered Dress, $, available at Target

Shop Saylor

Saylor Charmaine Dress, $, available at Saylor

Shop Ramy Brook

Ramy Brook Tara Button Down Mini Dress, $, available at Ramy Brook

Shop City Chic At Nordstrom

City Chic Sequin Stripe One-Shoulder Long Sleeve Dress, $, available at Nordstrom

Fall Wedding Guest Midi Dresses

Midi dresses are a classy choice for a fall wedding — plus, the length is just right for showing off your fancy shoes without your legs feeling overexposed. We’ve found everything from striking gemstone options with statement necklines to delicate ruffled dresses.

Shop ASOS Edition At ASOS

ASOS EDITION Satin Floral Embroidered Midi Dress, $, available at ASOS

Shop Tuckernuck

Moon River Exclusive Caramel Bubble Sleeve Smocked Midi Dress, $, available at Tuckernuck

Shop Norma Kamali At Free People

Norma Kamali Diana To The Knee Dress, $, available at Free People

Shop Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant Ruffle-Detail Fitted Midi Dress, $, available at Lane Bryant

Shop Eloquii

Eloquii Cowl Neck Dress, $, available at Eloquii

Shop GUESS At Nordstrom Rack

GUESS Chain Strap Cutout Midi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

Shop Summersalt

Summersalt The Countryside Poplin Button Down Midi Dress, $, available at Summersalt

Fall Wedding Guest Maxi Dresses

If you’re nervous about the weather once the sun sets, opt for a fall wedding guest dress that falls to the floor. These elegant maxi dresses are anything but frumpy and will keep the breeze at bay.

Shop ASOS Design At ASOS

ASOS DESIGN Cami Embellished Maxi Dress With A Belt In Gold, $, available at ASOS

Shop Reformation

Reformation Tommie Knit Dress, $, available at Reformation

Shop Banana Republic

Banana Republic Manon Linen-Blend Maxi Dress, $, available at Banana Republic

Shop ASTR The Label

ASTR The Label Anora Floral Tiered Maxi Dress, $, available at Astr The Label

Shop River Island

River Island Black Sequin Halter Neck Maxi Dress, $, available at River Island

Fall Wedding-Guest Black-Tie Dresses

If you’ve got a formal event on the books, these gorgeous hued gowns with delicate details will satisfy the black-tie dress code and leave you ready for any star-studded photo ops.

Shop Birdy Grey

Birdy Grey Kira One-Shoulder Satin Dress, $, available at Birdy Grey

Shop Michael Costello At Revolve

Michael Costello Jake Gown, $, available at Revolve

Shop Sandro

Sandro Rhinestone Dress, $, available at Sandro Paris

Shop Lulus

Lulus Poise Black 3D Floral Embroidered Tie-Strap Maxi Dress, $, available at Lulus

Shop Sophie Rue

SOPHIE RUE Thea Dress In Grey, $, available at Sophie Rue

Shop Free People

Sabina Musayev Liberty Dress, $, available at Free People

Shop Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait Pleated Taffeta Mini Dress, $, available at Net-A-Porter

Shop Delfi Collective At Anthropologie

Delfi Collective Pleated One-Shoulder Sheath Dress, $, available at Anthropologie

Shop Sandy Liang

Sandy Liang Arden Dress, $, available at Sandy Liang

Shop Lulus

Lulus Radiant Arrival Shiny Gold Organza Tiered Tie-Strap Mid, $, available at Lulus

Shop Adrianna Papell At Amazon

Adrianna Papell Velvet Midi Dress, $, available at Amazon


MOTF Mock Neck Formal Dress, $, available at MOTF

Shop Black Halo At Saks Fifth Avenue

Black Halo Henley Off-The-Shoulder Sequin Dress, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue

Shop ASTR The Label At Revolve

ASTR The Label Anora Maxi Dress, $, available at Revolve

Shop ASOS Design At Nordstrom

ASOS DESIGN Curve Floral Ruched Bodice Long Sleeve Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom

Shop Reformation

Reformation Pernille Silk Dress, $, available at Reformation

Shop Bronx And Banco At Bloomingdales

Bronx and Banco Zoe Lamé Gown, $, available at Bloomingdale’s

Farm Rio Pineapple Beach Embroidered Maxi Dress, $, available at Farm Rio

Mac Duggal Ieena Floral Chiffon Gown, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue

Simon Miller Chi Chi Dress, $, available at Shopbop

Lulus Rue Black Floral Embroidered Sequin Bodycon Mini Dress, $, available at Lulus

Madewell Linen-Blend Ruffle-Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress, $, available at Madewell

Love by Design Athen Plunging V-Neck Maxi Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

Fall Wedding-Guest Cocktail or Garden Party Dresses

These cocktail dresses are perfect for destination weddings or garden party weddings set in warmer environments. Bonus: they’re easy to pack, easy to style, and easy to clean afterward.

ASOS LUXE Triple Ruffle Bardot Structured Satin Mini Dress, $, available at ASOS

KIM SHUI Diamante Dress, $, available at Revolve

Quince 100% Washable Silk Slip Dress, $, available at Quince

Wayf The Angelique Strapless Tulip Gown, $, available at Nordstrom

Reformation Cassis Silk Dress, $, available at Reformation

Abercrombie & Fitch Poplin Strapless Midi Dress, $, available at Abercrombie & Fitch

Fall Wedding-Guest Two-Piece Suit Outfits

Want to take your fancy skirt, shorts, or pants look to the next level? Get yourself a matching blazer for a standout coordinated wedding guest look.

Zara Tailored Lace Jacket, $, available at Zara

Zara Lace Ankle Pants, $, available at Zara

Something Navy Floral Cropped Blazer, $, available at Something Navy

Something Navy Floral Tailored Shorts, $, available at Something Navy

Mango Buttons Tweed Blazer, $, available at Mango

Mango Tweed Miniskirt, $, available at Mango

Fall Wedding-Guest Jumpsuit Outfits

For all the non-dress-wearers out there, here are a few night-out jumpsuits that are cocktail hour-ready — and will let you boogie on the dance floor all night long.

Eloquii Tie Strap Wide Leg Jumpsuit, $, available at Eloquii

Karen Millen Satin Back Crepe Halter Jumpsuit, $, available at KAREN MILLEN

H&M V-Neck Satin Jumpsuit, $, available at H&M

Mac Duggal Pleated Long Sleeve Gown, $, available at Bloomingdale’s

Reformation Midleton Dress, $, available at Reformation

Madewell (Re)sourced Georgette Button-Front Mini Dress in Adorable Ditsy, $, available at Madewell

Daisy Street belted blazer in corduroy, $, available at ASOS

Daisy Street cigarette pants in corduroy, $, available at ASOS

Abercrombie and Fitch Single-Breasted Blazer, $, available at Abercrombie and Fitch

Abercrombie and Fitch Wide Strap Squareneck Top, $, available at Abercrombie and Fitch

Abercrombie and Fitch Elevated Wide Leg Pants, $, available at Abercrombie and Fitch

Batsheva Peter Pan Collar Dress in Juniper Velvet, $, available at Batsheva

Buenos Ninos Women’s Long Sleeve Chiffon Maxi Dress with Belt, $, available at Amazon

Lulus Toast to You Flutter Sleeve Jumpsuit, $, available at Nordstrom

Lovers and Friends Matilda Mini Dress, $, available at Revolve

Farm Rio black mini pineapples jumpsuit, $, available at Farm Rio

Cynthia Rowley Tee Jersey Organza Ruffle Dress, $, available at Shopbop

Alexia Admor V-Neck Puff Sleeve Dress, $, available at Nordstrom Rack

Goya Goya Mini Dress, $, available at Wolf & Badger

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