Forget the wedding dress—the real tough-to-find look for your wedding festivities is the rehearsal dinner dress, and that's where the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018 comes in. You want to look AMAZING, obviously, but what if the oh-so-fab look overshadows your actual wedding dress? The rehearsal dinner dress walks a fine line between being just formal or casual enough — depending on the type of party you're planning — and just fabulous enough to set the stage for your wedding weekend fashions without stealing your wedding dress's thunder.
This, future brides, is exactly why the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has your back. With no shortage of discounted bridal-worthy frocks at varying degrees of formality and reduced prices, this is truly the best time and place to shop for your pre-wedding dress needs. And, these aren't last season's slim pickings that have been left for dead—this sale features brand new discounted inventory that will bump back up to full price after August 5.
We know how much time and energy you've spent planning every detail of your wedding weekend, and we're here to take finding the perfect rehearsal dinner dress off your plate. We scoured the racks of the beyond buzzy Nordstrom Anniversary Sale to get you the most fashionable look at a price that doesn't add yet another layer to your complicated wedding budget. From sophisticated cocktails dresses, to more casual wrap mini numbers with a bohemian vibe, we found something for every type of occasion. Having an elegant seated dinner at the coolest restaurant in town? We found the perfect lace cocktail dress! Planning a rehearsal dinner that sets the stage for a rustic wedding? There's a boho dress for you in the mix! We've even got a super cool metallic short sleeve dress that, well, goes with every type of party!
Scroll through to see our favorite finds from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018, just perfect for your rehearsal dinner.
Alice + Olivia Imani Ruffle Hem Metallic Textured Dress
Be the star of the show with this incredibly glamorous mini dress, complete with a peplum skirt and short sleeves. A texture this magnificent means your guests will able to spot the bride-to-be from a mile away.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $219.90, was $330
A.L.C. Michaela Silk Wrap Dress
For a more laid-back rehearsal dinner look that still denotes your presence as the guest of honor, turn to this flirtatious wrap dress. We're loving the fresh, red take on the leopard print trend.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $349.90, was $525
Fuzzi Button Hem Tulle Maxi Dress
Say hello to the ultimate sophisticated maxi. Not only is the pattern and sleeveless neckline enough to make this dress a pre-wedding wardrobe must-have, but buttons running up the side of the skirt also allow you to play with the gown's hemline.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $389.90, was $665
Maggy London Ruched Floral Midi Dress
This dress is designed to flatter your figure at your rehearsal dinner, with a high-low hemline and ruched bodice.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $98.90, was $148
Self-Portrait Tiered Scalloped Lace Dress
This light blue hue looks almost white, making it all the more bridal-worthy at your rehearsal dinner to give guests a sneak peek of what's to come.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $374.90, was $560
Topshop Stripe Jumpsuit
Even the popularized luxe pajama trend can make an appearance at your upcoming pre-wedding celebration. Pull it off in style with vintage-inspired stripes and a flattering waist tie.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $79.90, was $130
Vince Ditsy Bouquet Print Pleated Camisole Dress
A pleated midi dress gets the rehearsal dinner stamp of approval with mini white flowers and a cinched waist.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $216.90, was $325