53 Rehearsal Dinner Dresses for Fall and Winter Brides

From bridal white to sequins, these dress will wow

Updated 10/24/18
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An airy palette of ivory, cream, and eggshell has presumably been at the crux of your pre-wedding wardrobe from the engagement party to your bridal shower and bachelorette festivities. And now it’s time for your rehearsal dinner dress. Whether your taste is classic, daring, or super casual, on the eve of your nuptials, it’s time to up the ante with a showstopping style.

For those in the mood for bridal white, a cocktail dress that’s minimal, embellished, or touched with lace is exquisite and truly sets the bridal tone. If you’re really paying attention to details, you can opt for a style that mimics your wedding gown by going for a similar neckline, hem, or sleeve shape. Or, you can go in the opposite direction of your wedding dress if you had difficulty choosing between various gown styles.

High-shine sequins or a glimmering metallic frock is party-perfect in silver, gold, or shimmering pewter for a rehearsal dinner dress. Even shades of white with a subtle sheen feel distinctive for a celebratory occasion and a little more glamorous if you’ve played it safe with elegant and feminine dresses for your engagement party and bridal shower. We especially love this look for a wedding timed for the holidays! For a decidedly fall feel, play with color and texture—jewel-toned lace, sumptuous velvet, or a moody floral print is entirely seasonal with a darkly romantic edge.

Clean lines in timeless silhouettes are ideal for those drawn to versatility—a minimal sheath in any color can be worn time and again while a sophisticated midi dress works for myriad occasions after your wedding festivities. If you want to toe the bridal line with something slightly unexpected, go for a lace number in graphic black and white—the effect will be eye-catching and fresh yet still within the vibe of your wedding. Perhaps you’re in the mood for a little black dress—a modern silhouette or fanciful frock touched with feathers will stand out the night before your wedding.

Options are endless, whether you want your rehearsal dinner dress to be refined and casual, sexy yet elevated, or entirely glamorous. Whatever you choose, scroll ahead for our edit of 53 rehearsal dinner for fall and winter brides with options ranging from under $40 all the way to designer-style prices.

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Forever 21 Open-Shoulder Shift Dress

Courtesy of Forever 21

SHOP NOW: Forever 21, $35

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Prologue Short Balloon Sleeve V-Neck Faux Leather Midi Dress

Courtesy of Prologue

SHOP NOW: Target, $40

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LC Lauren Conrad Floral Smocked Midi Dress

Courtesy of LC Lauren Conrad

SHOP NOW: Khol's, was $64, now $45

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ASOS DESIGN Cape Sleeve Mini Bodycon Dress

Courtesy of ASOS

SHOP NOW: ASOS, $45

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Torrid Champagne Velvet Tie Wrap Dress

Courtesy of Torrid

SHOP NOW: Torrid, was $65, now $45

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Lovedrobe Wrap Front Velvet Dress With Pleated Skirt in Emerald Green

Courtesy of Lovedrobe

SHOP NOW: ASOS, $87

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Oasis Lace Dress

Courtesy of Oasis

SHOP NOW: Oasis, $88

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Eliza J Ruffle Hem Lace Sheath Dress

Courtesy of Eliza J

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $89–$148

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Lane Bryant Belted High-Low Maxi Dress

Courtesy of Lane Bryant

SHOP NOW: Lane Bryant, $90

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Topshop Ovoid Sleeve Midi Dress

Courtesy of Topshop

SHOP NOW: Topshop, $100

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Sunday Best Ilsa Dress

Courtesy of Sunday Best

SHOP NOW: Aritzia, $110

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Warehouse Jacquard Midi Dress

Courtesy of Warehouse

SHOP NOW: Warehouse, $123

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& Other Stories Midi Tie Neck Dress

Courtesy of & Other Stories

SHOP NOW: & Other Stories, $125

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Zara Sequin Dress

Courtesy of Zara

SHOP NOW: Zara, $129

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Talula Wrap Mini Dress

Courtesy of Talula

SHOP NOW: Aritzia, $138

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J.Crew Wrap Dress in Drapey Velvet

Courtesy of J.Crew

SHOP NOW: J.Crew, was $148, now $89

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Banana Republic Lace Paneled Sheath Dress

Courtesy of Banana Republic

SHOP NOW: Banana Republic, $139

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Vince Camuto Sequin Knit Dress

Courtesy of Vince Camuto

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $148

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Mango Satin Gown

Courtesy of Mango

SHOP NOW: Mango, $150

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Dress the Population Dylan Crochet Shift Dress

Courtesy of Dress The Population

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, was $254, now $152

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Draper James for Eloquii Floral Print Swiss Dot Dress

Courtesy of Draper James for ELOQUII

SHOP NOW: Eloquii, $155

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Gal Meets Glam Collection Celeste Fit & Flare Dress

Courtesy of Gal Meets Glam

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $158

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Ann Taylor Cuffed Floral Velvet Shift Dress

Courtesy of Ann Taylor

SHOP NOW: Ann Taylor, $159

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Bardot Vivian Splice Dress

Courtesy of Bardot

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $169

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Keepsake Mirrors Mini Dress

Courtesy of Keepsake

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $175

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Rouje Gabin Dress

Courtesy of Rouje

SHOP NOW: Rouje, $195

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Courtesy of H&M

H&M EcoNyl and Cotton Dress

SHOP NOW: H&M, $199

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Reformation Gavin Dress

Courtesy of Reformation

SHOP NOW: Reformation, $218

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Yumi Kim Velvet Blazer Dress

Courtesy of Yumi Kim

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $238

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For Love & Lemons Luna Maxi Dress

Courtesy of For Love & Lemons

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $246

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BCBG Max Azria Golden Glow Handkerchief Dress

Courtesy of BCBGMAXAZRIA

SHOP NOW: BCBG Max Azria, $248

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Diane Von Furstenberg Tie Front Mini Dress

Courtesy of Diane Von Furstenberg

SHOP NOW: Diane Von Furstenberg, $268

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Fame and Partners Natalia Dress

Courtesy of Fame and Partners

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $269

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Whistles Papillion Print Shirt Dress

Courtesy of Whistles

SHOP NOW: Whistles, was $359, now $269

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Club Monaco Renelliee Lace Dress

Courtesy of Club Monaco

SHOP NOW: Club Monaco, $275

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Badgley Mischka Collection Long Sleeve Dress

Courtesy of Badgley Mischka

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $295

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Michael Michael Kors Feather-Embroidered Wool-Blend Dress

Courtesy of MICHAEL Michael Kors

SHOP NOW: Michael Kors, $295

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Alice + Olivia Gem 3/4 Sleeve Shift Dress

Courtesy of alice + olivia

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $295

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Massimo Dutti Limited Edition Buttoned 100% Silk Dress

Courtesy of Massimo Dutti

SHOP NOW: Massimo Dutti, $295

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Saylor Marlee Dress

Courtesy of Saylor

SHOP NOW: Saylor, $308

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Black Halo Debutante Mini Dress

Courtesy of Black Halo

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $345

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Black Halo Carie Mini Dress

Courtesy of Black Halo

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $375

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Shoshanna Kayleigh Silk Mini Dress

Courtesy of Shoshanna

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $398

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Allen Schwartz Belle Sequin Dress

Courtesy of Allen Schwartz

SHOP NOW: Allen Schwartz, $430

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Maje Straight Lace Dress

Courtesy of Maje

SHOP NOW: Maje, $470

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Bronx and Banco Caprese Midi Dress

Courtesy of Bronx and Banco

SHOP NOW: ASOS, $490

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Kate Spade New York Leopard-Print Clip Dot Midi Dress

Courtesy of Kate Spade

SHOP NOW: Kate Spade, $498

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Sandro Pleated Lace Dress

Courtesy of Sandro

SHOP NOW: Sandro, $515

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Self-Portrait Embroidered Mesh Dress

Courtesy of Self-Portrait

SHOP NOW: My Theresa, $545

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ML Monique Lhuillier Cherie Lace Dress

Courtesy of ML Monique Lhuillier

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $595

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Tory Burch Meredith Dress

Courtesy of Tory Burch

SHOP NOW: Tory Burch, $698

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Rebecca Taylor Solstice Floral Velvet Dress

Courtesy of Rebecca Taylor

SHOP NOW: Rebecca Taylor, $895

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Adeam Buttoned V Neck Dress

Courtesy of Adeam

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $1,200

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