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While your wedding gown is the most important piece in your bridal wardrobe, your after-party dress will undoubtedly be the most fun. That's because after-party outfits are all about sparkly fabrics, shorter hemlines, and carefree silhouettes. Plus, these party-ready dresses are the perfect way to showcase your personal style while hitting that dance-floor.
Shimmering mini dresses in allover sequins and beading are a classic choice for late-night celebrations. Not only are they eye-catching, but they offer the chance to highlight your playful side, especially if you wore a simple or more conservative wedding dress. If pared-back minimalism is more your speed, ultra-chic slip dresses in bridal white and glimmering gold feel polished and timeless. For a bolder after-party moment, go for dresses in bright, poppy colors or jumpsuits with daring necklines.
Whether your after-party is being held at your favorite local bar or under the stars at an outdoor venue, we've found the best after-party dresses for every style and budget.
For a Destination Wedding: Aje Chateau Asymmetric Cutout Linen-Blend Mini Dress
Not all party dresses have to be covered in sequins and embellishments. If you're throwing a destination wedding, this light-weight dress, featuring a side cut-out, feels especially fitting for your warm-weather nuptials.
Searching for the perfect party dress? We've answered three common questions brides have when shopping for an after-party look.
- What are some popular outfits to wear for an after-party? While you should wear whatever makes you look and feel your best, sparkly mini dresses, simple slip dresses, and little white dresses feel especially fitting for after-party attire.
- What silhouettes don't work for after-party dresses? The after-party is all about dancing and letting loose, which can be hard to do if your dress is constricting in any way. So, it might be best to avoid stiff off-the-shoulder dresses that prevent you from raising your arms or tight floor-length gowns that make dancing difficult
- What shoes should I wear with my after-party outfit? This depends entirely on your personal style but we suggest wearing shoes that are comfortable to dance in like block-heels, wedges, flats, and even sneakers.