For the girl who's not into ginormous ballgowns, we offer an elegant, effortless alternative: the wedding-day party dress. Flirty, stylish, and fun, these frocks are low on fuss, high on fashion. Keeping it simple never looked so good.

A terrific twofer: Wear the full–length tulle overskirt down the aisle, then detach it to let the sequined mini dress steal the show at the reception. $3,730, Mark + James Bridal by Badgley Mischka. Earrings and ring, RichRocks. Bracelet, CC Skye. Clutch, Philip Treacy. Shoes, Badgley Mischka. Groom: suit, Black Fleece by Brooks Brothers; shirt, Mel Gambert Bespoke; bow tie, Charvet; cuff links, Eton; socks, Punto for British Apparel Collection; shoes, Kenneth Cole Reaction. Beauty Note: With refreshing ingredients like yuzus and peonies, Versace Bright Crystal eau de toilette spray could be your new favorite fragrance.

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