The Perfect Dresses for All Your Bridal Events

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August 26, 2019

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Dresses for Wedding Luncheons, Showers and Rehearsals

Weddings involve a lot of events and it can be hard to find the right outfit for each one. With bridal showers hosted by different groups of family and friends, along with bachelorette parties and bridal luncheons, there are so many different types of events that you may find yourself purchasing what feels like an entirely new wardrobe. That’s why we’ve rounded up a few dresses that will accommodate all of your wedding-related needs.

Bridal Luncheons

Floral Lace Fit and Flare Dress

This dress features a scalloped V-neck that is sure to flatter any body type. It also has a delicate lace overlay and stunning A-line cut. It would be perfect for a bridal luncheon paired with light blue or nude strappy pumps.

BUY IT: Amazon, $54

Stretch Jacquard Fit & Flare

Cotton eyelet fabric is perfect for daytime celebrations—especially at events like bridal luncheons. This dress features super dainty ruffles and a one-shoulder detailing. Luncheons are also the perfect time to add a pop of color, like a powder pink or blue heel.

BUY IT: Nordstrom, $198

Floral Lace Sleeved Dress

This dress has a straight cut with a gorgeous lace overlay. It comes just above the knee, but the long bell sleeves add a delicate, almost conservative element that would make it perfect for any bridal luncheon.

BUY IT: Macy's, $75

Rehearsal Dinners

Illusion Lace Midi Dress

Not only would this dress be perfect for the rehearsal, it would also be a great dress to change into when you leave the reception. While the price may be daunting, using it for two events could definitely help justify the cost.

BUY IT: Macy's, $508

Mixed Media One-Shoulder Dress

This Ted Baker dress is the perfect rehearsal gown. Its accordion pleat and one-shoulder neckline make it a flattering choice for even the most elegant surroundings.

BUY IT: Nordstrom, $315

Lace Off-the-Shoulder Midi Dress

This dress has many details that feel bridal. The entire dress has a delicate lace overlay with a scalloped hem on both the sleeves and bottom. While it’s got an A-line cut, it also features a transparent skirt with a shorter-length gown underneath. It’s the surest way to feel like you’re dressed up for your night before the big day.

BUY IT: Nordstrom, $113

Bachelorette Parties

Cold Shoulder Cocktail Dress

This nylon-spandex fabric will ensure stretch and comfort while still looking super cute. The shoulders feature supportive straps with beautiful details, and the A-line will flatter any shape. It’s the perfect choice if you’re planning to dance the night away!

BUY IT: Amazon, $27

Strapless Lace Dress

Form-fitting and lace-covered? This just might be the perfect dress for any bachelorette bash. It also has a delicate, flowy overlay. Dress it up or down depending on where your celebration takes you.

BUY IT: Macy's, $30

Embellished Bodycon Dress

This bodycon dress features a flattering V-neck as well as shimmering sequins throughout the entirety of the gown. If you’re looking for something tasteful and sparkly, this just might be the gown for you.

BUY IT: Macy's, $81

Showers with Family

Off-The-Shoulder Crepe Dress

This dress has an element of sophistication that would make it perfect for family bridal showers. It’s also got an off-the-shoulder neckline that will turn heads. Pair it with powder pink or metallic gold heels for a stunning pop of color.

BUY IT: Macy's, $108

Illusion-Lace High-Low Midi Dress

The high-low cut on this gown really adds an element of interest to a super classic, flattering look. It also has an A-line cut, as well as a scalloped hem that makes it beautiful and perfect for showers.

BUY IT: Macy's, $72

Summer Midi Dress

Check out the gorgeous eyelet overlay on this pretty, midi-length dress. Ruffles accentuate the waistline and sleeves, and the subtle vertical pattern slims the figure.

BUY IT: Amazon, $36

Showers with Friends

Midi Dress with Pockets

For showers hosted by your friends, you can usually take more risks with your look and you can even opt for a more casual ensemble. This dress features a plunging neckline, as well as a button-front that makes it super on-trend, comfortable and figure-flattering.

BUY IT: Amazon, $22

Retro Sundress

This dress is a classy, cost-effective option for a bridal shower with your girls. It also comes in a gorgeous powder pink color that could be fun to wear if you’re really trying to mix it up.

BUY IT: Amazon, $42

Skater Mini Dress

If you’re looking for a dress that you’ll be able to wear again and again, this is the one. It’s a simple A-line cut that could be accessorized with cute pink heels for your shower, and then with a cardigan when wedding season has come and gone.

BUY IT: Amazon, $19

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