55 Stunning Dresses to Wear for a Fall Bridal Shower

From wedding white to luxe velvet and moody floral prints

Updated 08/17/19

Courtesy of Maje

If you’re a fall or winter bride, October and November are prime months for your bridal shower. On one of the most exciting days of your life celebrating your wedding with your closest family and friends, you’ll undoubtedly need a gorgeous fall bridal shower dress for the occasion.

Your wedding dress is, of course, the most important look as a bride-to-be, but before the big day, you’ll need a handful of looks from your engagement party to your rehearsal dinner. A bridal shower dress is a moment where you can go ultra-feminine with your look—we recommend saving the glitz and glamour for your bachelorette and rehearsal dinner, but if you’re in the mood for sparkle and shine, by all means, go for it!

If you consider yourself a traditional bride, a white dress touched with lace or in minimal crêpe is classic and so stunning. You can go super simple with a classic silhouette like a sheath or A-line number or embrace the season’s more voluminous styles like a bold, Victorian-inspired or ’80s-style shoulder—don’t be afraid to experiment with color or texture in these cases.

If you’re a more casual bride but still want to wear white, a fall floral print is gorgeous where you go for a simple wrap dress or cotton shift. Modern brides will love a dress with nuanced details whether it’s a white lace with contrasting black accents or an asymmetrical silhouette in a color or print. Polka dots are lovely if you’re in the retro mood—the motif feels classic and feminine without being overtly bridal.

The best part about a fall bridal shower dress is that, more often than not, it can be a style you wear throughout the season after your celebration. Come holiday season, we know you have a multitude of events on the calendar that goes beyond your bridal festivities, which is all the more reason to select a bridal shower dress (and maybe a few extras!) that are versatile enough for multiple occasions.

Whether you’re looking for a fall bridal shower dress that’s classic, bohemian, or fashion-forward, ahead, we’ve rounded up 56 options from ultra-affordable styles (that means under $50!) to designer versions (if you’re interested in spending a little extra). Get inspired!

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LC Lauren Conrad Ruffle Faux-Wrap Midi Dress

Courteys of LC Lauren Conrad

SHOP NOW: Khol's, was $78, now $15.60

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Simply Vera Vera Wang Abstract High-Low Sheath Dress

Courtesy of Simply Vera Vera Wang

SHOP NOW: Khol's, was $58, now $23.20

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A New Day Striped Wrap Dress

Courtesy of A New Day

SHOP NOW: Target, was $27.99, now $26.58

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Forever 21 Tie-Front Mini Dress

Courtesy of Forever 21

SHOP NOW: Forever 21, $42

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H&M Chiffon Dress

Courtesy of H&M

SHOP NOW: H&M, $54.99

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Neon Rose Maxi Smock Dress in Metallic Paisley Print

Courtesy of Neon Rose

SHOP NOW: ASOS, $57

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ASOS DESIGN Button Through Maxi Dress in Floral Print

Courtesy of ASOS

SHOP NOW: ASOS, $67

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Torrid White Lace Midi Dress

Courtesy of Torrid

SHOP NOW: Torrid, was $68.90, now $48.23

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Oasis Woven Front Wrap Dress

Courtesy of Oasis

SHOP NOW: Oasis, was $72, now $54

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Warehouse Zebra O-Ring Slinky Dress

SHOP NOW: Warehouse, $75

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Mango Polka Dot Midi Dress

Courtesy of Mango

SHOP NOW: Mango, $79.99

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Bardot Indra Lace Sheath Dress

Courtesy of Bardot

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $139

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Junarose Tiered Velour Dress

Courtesy of Junarose

SHOP NOW: ASOS, $87

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LOFT Plus Floral Cuffed Shift Dress

Courtesy of LOFT

SHOP NOW: LOFT, $89.50

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Lane Bryant Ruffle Hem Lace Fit & Flare Dress

Courtesy of Lane Bryant

SHOP NOW: Lane Bryant, $89.95

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BB Dakota Twirl Wind Chiffon Dress

Courtesy of BB Dakota

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $90

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Tiny Sunflower Wrap Dress

Courtesy of Tiny

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, was $198, now $129.95

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Zara Printed Crossed Dress

Courtesy of Zara

SHOP NOW: Zara, $99.90

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Wilfred Bernadette Dress

Courtesy of Wilfred

SHOP NOW: Aritzia, $138

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Cece Flutter Sleeve Crepe Shift Dress

Courtesy of Cece

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $139

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& Other Stories Velvet Wrap Dress

Courtesy of & Other Stories

SHOP NPW: & Other Stories, $145

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Eloquii Ruched Waist Long Sleeve Dress with Slits

Courtesy of Eloquii

SHOP NOW: Eloquii, $149.90

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J.Crew Sheath Dress in Tweed

Courtesy of J.Crew

SHOP NOW: J.Crew, $158

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Massimo Dutti Floral Print Dress With Ruffles

Courtesy of Massimo Dutti

SHOP NOW: Massimo Dutti, $160

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Gal Meets Glam Collection Esther Shadow Branch Chiffon Dress

Courtesy of Gal Meets Glam

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $178

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Meadow Rue Espalier Embroidered Tunic Dress

Courtesy of Meadow Rue

SHOP NOW: Anthropolgie, $188

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Rouje Gabin Dress

Courtesy of Rouje

SHOP NOW: Rouje, $195

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Club Monaco Linettah Dress

Courtesy of Club Monaco

SHOP NOW: Club Monaco, $195

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Sézane Amber Dress

Courtesy of Sézane

SHOP NOW: Sézane, $195

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Ghost Carly Patchwork Dress

Courtesy of Ghost

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $208

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Wilfred Bernadette Dress

Courtesy of Wilfred

SHOP NOW: Aritzia, $138

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Reformation Mona Dress

Courtesy of Reformation

SHOP NOW: Reformation, $218

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MICHAEL Michael Kors Lace-Trimmed Bell-Sleeve Dress

Courtesy of MICHAEL Michael Kors

SHOP NOW: Michael Kors, $225

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BCBGMAXAZRIA Faux Wrap Robe Dress

Courtesy of BCBGMAXAZRIA

SHOP NOW: BCBGMAXAZRIA, $248

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Ottod'Ame Valeria Floral Dress

Courtesy of Ottod'Ame

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $258

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Ted Baker London Polly Structured Bow Dress

Courtesy of Ted Baker London

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $295

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Tory Burch Deneuve Dress

Courtesy of Tory Burch

SHOP NOW: Tory Burch, $348

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alice + olivia Virgil Boat Neck Wrap Dress

Courtesy of alice + olivia

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $350

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Diane Von Furstenberg Short-Sleeve Crew Neck Dress

Courtesy of Diane Von Furstenberg

SHOP NOW: Diane Von Furstenberg, $368

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Cinq a Sept Bia Dress

Courtesy of Cinq a Sept

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $395

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Maje Long Sleeveless Dress With Lace

Courtesy of Maje

SHOP NOW: Maje, $395

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Self-Portrait Checked Crêpe Maxi Dress

Courtesy of Self-Portrait

SHOP NOW: My Theresa, $460

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Black Halo Easton Dress

Courtesy of Black Halo

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $415

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Cynthia Rowley Polka Dot Long Sleeve Shift Dress

Courtesy of Cynthia Rowley

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $425

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Kate Spade New York Camelia Chiffon Mini Dress

Courtesy of Kate Spade

SHOP NOW: Kate Spade, $428

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Rebecca Taylor Leopard Print Silk Dress

Courtesy of Rebecca Taylor

SHOP NOW: Rebecca Taylor, $450

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Whistles Autumn Bloom Devore Wrap Dress

Courtesy of Whistles

SHOP NOW: Whistles, $459

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Derek Lam 10 Crosby Belted Long-Sleeve Asymmetrical Short Dress

Courtesy of Derek Lam 10 Crosby

SHOP NOW: Bergdorf Goodman, $495

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ML Monique Lhuillier Bowery Lace Dress

Courtesy of ML Monique Lhuillier

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $495

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Shoshanna Wonderland Ruffled Dress

Courtesy of Shoshanna

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $495

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Sandro Broderie Anglaise Dress

Courtesy of Sandro

SHOP NOW: Sandro, $515

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See By Chloé A-Line Dress

Courtesy of See By Chloé

SHOP NOW: Chloé, $520

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McQ - Alexander McQueen Short Boudoir Dress

Courtesy of McQ - Alexander McQueen

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $620

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Tabula Rasa Rosie Sweater Dress

Courtesy of Tabula Rasa

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $850

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Tibi Silk Paisley Patch Asymmetrical Dress With Fringe

Courtesy of Tibi

SHOP NOW: ShopBop, $1,295

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