Whether you’re a dutiful guest who lives for save the dates to fall through your letterbox, or you’re the sort of attendee who gets palpations at the mere thought of fascinators and gift lists, there’s no getting away from the fact that wedding season is upon us. We, for one, are keen to embrace it—particularly because there’s a bounty of beautiful wedding guest dresses to be had. Of course, there are always designer options to pine after, but you needn’t break the bank to look the best dressed guest part. Having commenced our daily scout of the various high-street new-in sections, we’ve seen more fabulous frocks than we can count, with the best being found at & Other Stories, Topshop and Zara.
From & Other Stories’ marvellous array of midis that come in just about every colour you can think of to Topshop’s penchant for punchy prints, we’re so impressed by what we’ve seen that we’re hoping to be invited to more nuptials last-minute to provide us with an excuse to invest in them all. To save you ample scrolling time, we’ve sifted through the lot to bring you the very best wedding guest dresses from & Other Stories, Topshop and Zara. Prepare to fall in love.
& OTHER STORIES
Violet is fast-becoming one of summer's key colour trends.
If all-day comfort is what you seek, look no further than a wrap dress.
This sunny hue will look gorgeous set against olive or dark skin tones.
This dress also comes in a pretty blush pink hue.
The strategically placed ruffles will soften a fuller bust.
Who said you can't wear black to a wedding?
The embroidery on the sleeves of this dress looks so incredibly premium.
Handkerchief hems are set to make a huge comeback.
Wear this dress with simple shoes and a ladylike handbag.
Most brides won't mind you wearing this light pink shade, but if you're in any doubt, it's best to check.
We promise you'll wear this midi long after the big day.
This perfect slip dress comes in just about every colour you can imagine.
Layer this dress over a printed tee or Breton after the fact.
This dress looks so much more expensive than it actually is.
Clashing prints are all the rage right now.
Because what's a wedding without florals?
It doesn't get much more glamorous than diamanté-encrusted satin.
The embroidery elevates this tea dress to chic new heights.
Sequins needn't be reserved for party season—simply opt for a bright hue to give them a summery feel.
This dress is calling out to be worn with cobalt shoes.
Simple, but oh so effective.
The metallic thread woven throughout this dress gives the knitted texture a polished feel.
Lace will always be a mainstay on the wedding guest dress circuit.
If floral motifs aren't your thing, consider polka dots a directional alternative.
You need to see this dress on to fully appreciate its beauty.
Cover up in an oversized blazer for cool-girl kudos.
We predict this watercolour midi will sell out fast.