26 Wedding Guest Dresses for Spring Weddings

Modern styles for every budget

Updated 02/25/19
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Photo by Leo Patrone

We’re still in the thick of winter but before we know it, spring will arrive and with it will come the dawn of the warm-weather wedding season. If you’ve been on the receiving end of a save the date (or maybe even a few!) for the months of March, April, and May, then it’s time to start thinking about what to wear to a spring wedding. For a decidedly fresh and feminine look, a gorgeous dress is a fail-safe whether you’re attending nuptials in a church, at a vineyard, in a garden, and beyond.

Spring always ushers in the urge to don frothy shades, bright colors, and floral prints, especially when it comes to a wedding guest dress. After a season of darker tones, long sleeves, and layers upon layers, it can be exhilarating to slip into a wispy midi, cheerfully printed maxi, or ruffled mini, ideally with pedicure-baring heels. And as modern dress codes break tradition more and more, it’s only natural that the wedding circuit is a place where bending the rules is par for the course. For spring, that means showing a little more shoulder or leg (sans tights), experimenting with bolder hues (from magenta, yellow, and cobalt to the much-debated shades of red), considering splashier motifs (thanks to '80s and '90s nostalgia) and modern silhouettes like one-shoulder cuts and puffed sleeves, and even wearing black (though our preferred take is a by way of a moodier floral print in place of a standard LBD). Not only are the latest wedding guest trends becoming more exuberant, but they make it much more exciting to shop for a wedding guest dress that you will feel your best in and want to wear for numerous occasions after the main event.

Whether your taste is feminine, trend-driven, or entirely classic, we’ve rounded up 26 oh-so-pretty wedding guest dresses that are perfectly suited to spring. From lighter-weight long sleeves to up-to-the-minute silhouettes to vibrant shades of yellow, blue, and green, we’re certain you’ll find a dress you’ll love in the edit ahead.

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A New Day Floral Print Sleeveless Maxi Dress

Courtesy of A New Day

SHOP NOW: Target, $25

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Xhilaration Floral Print Short Sleeve Smocked Top Maxi Dress with Side Slit

Courtesy of Xhilaration

SHOP NOW: Target, $30

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Who What Wear Plus Size Floral Print Short Tie Sleeve V-Neck Button Detail Maxi Dress

Courtesy of Who What Wear

SHOP NOW: Target, $42

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Courtesy of H&M

H&M Patterned Wrap-front Dress

SHOP NOW: H&M, $60

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Lulus Floral Dressed Up Yellow Floral Print Midi Dress

Courtesy of Lulus

SHOP NOW: Lulus, $62

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ASOS DESIGN Soft Pleated Tiered Midi Dress in Lilac Floral

Courtesy of ASOS DESIGN

SHOP NOW: ASOS, $76

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Loft Plus Floral Flutter Wrap Dress

Courtesy of LOFT

SHOP NOW: Loft, $90

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Warehouse Midi Dress With Ruffles in Floral Print

Courtesy of Warehouse

SHOP NOW: ASOS, $109

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Babaton Ruslan Dress Off-the-Shoulder Midi Dress

Courtesy of Babaton

SHOP NOW: Aritzia, $118

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& Other Stories Ruched Floral Maxi Dress

Courtesy of & Other Stories

SHOP NOW: & Other Stories, $119

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Eloquii Printed Wrap Maxi Dress

Courtesy of Eloquii

SHOP NOW: Eloquii, $140

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Eliza J Faux Wrap Maxi Dress

Courtesy of Eliza J

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $168

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Anthropologie Bouquet One-Shoulder Maxi Dress

Courtesy of Anthropologie

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $170

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Ann Taylor Meadow Floral Pleated Wrap Dress

Courtesy of Ann Taylor

SHOP NOW: Ann Taylor, $179

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Kitri Odile Green Wrap Dress

Courtesy of Kitri

SHOP NOW: Kitri, $235

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Saylor Safia Dress

Courtesy of Saylor

SHOP NOW: Saylor, $253

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BCBG Max Azria Divine Bloom Asymmetrical Dress

Courtesy of BCBGMAXAZRIA

SHOP NOW: BCBG Max Azria, $298

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Hemant and Nandita Eden Dress

Courtesy of Hemant and Nandita

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $358

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Self-Portrait Frilled Pleated Midi Dress

Courtesy of Self-Portrait

SHOP NOW: Farfetch, $372

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Rebecca Taylor La Vie Adelle Scarf Print Dress

Courtesy of Rebecca Taylor

SHOP NOW: Rebecca Taylor, $375

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Staud Panarea Dress Daffodil

Courtesy of Staud

SHOP NOW: Staud, $395

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Rixo London Diana Dress

Courtesy of Rixo London

SHOP NOW: Farfetch, $396

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Shoshanna Adali Dress

Courtesy of Shoshanna

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $398

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Alice McCall Fuchsia Bloom Dress

Courtesy of Alice McCall

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $450

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Kate Spade New York Bubble Dot High-Neck Dress

Courtesy of Kate Spade New York

SHOP NOW: Kate Spade, $498

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Tanya Taylor Silhouette Spots Luisa Dress

Tanya Taylor

SHOP NOW: 11 Honore, $525

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