45 Best Spring Wedding Guest Dresses

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With the spring season on the horizon, now is the time to think about the upcoming wedding season. And if you're attending a spring wedding, you will need a dress that aligns with the bride’s set dress code. Chilly temperatures are slowly fading away removing the need to coordinate a coat or fur to match your dress, and making shopping for a wedding that much easier. 

What to Expect at a Spring Wedding

Weddings will become more casual with less of a black-tie feel. “I believe we will see more guests wearing midi and mini-length dresses. Even though the length may be more casual than a long formal gown, I think people are going to start having more fun with their wedding guest fashion,” says Lanie List, founder and CEO of Lovely Bride.

Guests will start to be more fashionable with their attire due to the lack of in-person events this past year. “We need to make up for an entire year we wore sweats and watched weddings via Zoom. We’ve all been dreaming about the day we can safely attend a wedding again, and we’ll see that excitement come through in wedding day fashion,” List says. 

This spring, choose bold patterns and bright colors. After spending most of the year indoors, now is the time to play with designs and shades outside of your typical comfort zone. “With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time to rock bright colors, modern cutouts, or unexpected details like a cowl neckline or an asymmetrical hem,” List notes.

To celebrate the upcoming season, we've rounded up 45 spring dresses with classic silhouettes, bold prints, and shades that fit any wedding dress code.

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Best Color: Andrea Iyamah 'Kaly' Midi Dress

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The asymmetrical design of this dress is what makes it unique. There are multiple tiers to it, adding a stunning effect to the below-the-knee fit. There is a high neckline that creates a balanced silhouette, and the beautiful pink shade blends nicely into any spring wedding scheme.

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For a Black Tie Wedding: Cushnie Color-Blocked One Shoulder Midi Dress

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Attend a black-tie spring wedding in this statement dress. The dress has an asymmetric neckline that sets the mood for the entire silhouette, and its offset front slit gives this dress a dramatic feel.

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Most Rustic: Doen 'Pacifica' Dress

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This dress by Doen is a great option when deciding on something to wear this spring. The wrap dress offers open sides that tie in the back to give you the most comfort. There are shoulder details that create a short sleeve effect. And, the dress comes in three shades, which complement a spring wedding palette.

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For a Formal Wedding: BHLDN 'Lynwood' Cap Sleeve Floral Dress

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For a spring wedding, opt for a dress that has intricate detailing. This dress by BHLDN offers a bold print with subtle shades. It also has cap sleeves so that you don't have to bare your shoulders if the temperatures are chilly. 

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Best Springtime Choice: Fe Noel 'Nutmeg' One Shoulder Dress

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We love a one-shoulder dress option for a spring wedding. Since the weather is warming up, it's the perfect time to leave your cozy clothes at home, and slip into this lightweight and airy look. The dress comes "made to order" so keep that in mind when ordering.

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Most Comfortable: BHLDN 'Thorton' Dress

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If you’re attending a wedding this spring, this dress is a gorgeous selection. It has draping down the back, with a side slit that adds movement to the dress.

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Most Simplistic: BHLDN 'Caron' V-Neck Crepe Dress

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This BHLDN dress offers a deep V-neck shape for a dramatic effect. The skirt gathers at the waist which makes it flattering on multiple figures. As long as the bridal party doesn’t have this color, it’s an excellent option for a spring wedding.

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Most Versatile: Deon 'Pandora' Dress

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If you're attending a formal wedding, a black dress never goes out of style (no matter the season!) This dress by Doen is floor length with tons of layers for a dramatic effect. There are adjustable ties at the shoulders, hanging loose or tight depending on what support you need.

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Best Jumpsuit: Fame and Partners 'Thais' Jumpsuit

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If you're looking to make a statement then this jumpsuit is a must-have. It's offered in three shades that fit perfectly into a spring wedding color scheme. The jumpsuit also has thin straps that compliment the wide legs. The best part? Hidden pockets!

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Most Fashion Forward: Dessy Group Cowl-Neck Convertible Midi Slip Dress in Piper

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“Our Lovely bridal party collection with Dessy Group has so many great fashion-forward options for wedding guests for Spring. With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time to rock bright colors, modern cutouts, or unexpected details like a cowl neckline or asymmetrical hem,” List says.

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Best Mini: Reformation 'Zoe' Dress

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Florals, for spring? Well, you’ve heard the saying. This floral mini dress is certainly a fun option. The dress has a fitted skirt and bodice, and ruffles sleeves for a playful touch.

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Best Floral Design: Boohoo Boutique Lo Floral Satin Ruffle Dip Hem Dress

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This floral dress contains many layers and style elements, creating a sophisticated and flowing fit. It comes in a black print or nude which is always a safe option when attending a spring wedding.

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Best Midi: Andrea Iyamah 'Amur' Dress

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This dress holds rich color and has a playful sash on the front of the dress. It’s also fully lined so you won’t need a slip underneath.

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Best Variety of Colors: Dessy Group Cowl-Neck Midi Tank Dress in Esme

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If you’re attending a wedding this spring, look for a midi dress–it’s not too short and not too long, and perfect for dancing. This dress comes in multiple colors to choose from, based on the wedding you're attending.

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Best Velvet: Jenny Yoo 'Logan' Velvet Maxi Dress

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Spring doesn’t mean you have to retire wearing velvet. Although the weather starts to warm up, you could catch some cooler temperatures in the early spring months. The plunging back shows just the right amount of skin, and the neckline offers a mesh panel that adds support in the chest area.

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Most Ethereal: Doen 'Armande' Dress

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Is there anything better than a Jardin Des Plantes print for a spring wedding? Honestly, no! This dress is full of ruffles made with organza that holds its shape, and the puff sleeves add a touch of elegance.

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Best Long Sleeves: FWRD 'Rococo Sand' Peony Maxi Dress

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This maxi dress is full of color for a spring wedding. The length is great for a chunky pair of heels, and the belted waist makes the fit flattering for all.

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Best Wrap: Linen Dress in Marlena

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This linen wrap dress is comfortable and versatile. It has deep pockets to hold your essential items and an enhancing shawl collar. The fabric is light linen, which is excellent for the warmer months. It also comes in multiple shades depending on the mood you want to set.

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Most Relaxed: Mumu 'Faye Flutter' Maxi Dress

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This maxi dress has an open back that shows a bit of skin, with sleeves that are full and give a relaxed “flutter” effect.

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Best Illusion: Dessy Bishop Ruffled Chiffon Cutout Maxi Dress in Harlow

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If you want a playful option for a spring dress, this cutout maxi is just that. Its full length and relaxed fit will provide maximum comfort. From the back, the cutouts on the bodice give the illusion of a two-piece, and the chiffon also makes the dress great for all figures.

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Best One Shoulder: Solace London 'Marcie' Mini Dress Neon Orange

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This one-shoulder mini will give you plenty of drama and flair. The yellow will also be a wonderful statement at most spring weddings (as long as yellow isn't a part of the wedding color palette!)

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Best Slip: Sachin & Babi 'Cali' Satin Midi Dress

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Although this is offered as a bridal party dress, it’s a casual option for a wedding guest. The slip dress comes in over ten colors and has a draped cowl neckline to elevate the silhouette.

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Most Elegant: Andrea Iyamah 'Savana' Dress

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This mustard yellow dress is a must-wear for a spring wedding. The elegant floor-length look is reminiscent of the sunset at golden hour, which inspired the designer to create it. The sash on the dress is made for styling how you like–if you want to show more of your figure, tie at your waist for a tighter fit.

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Best Silhouette: Dessy Asymmetrical Drop Waist High-Low Slip Dress in Teagan

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A puff sleeve is always an elevated look on any dress. This slip dress has a high-low silhouette with a dropped waist, creating the illusion of movement in the dress. There is also a slit on the side for additional symmetry and a V-neck that rests slightly off the shoulders.

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For a Countryside Wedding: Hutch 'Biscayne' Ruffle Wrap Dress

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You can never go wrong with a wrap dress, as it is casual yet elegant for a spring wedding. This dress has a bold pattern that is sure to stand out among the other guests, with sleeves that take it from a simple wrap to one with excitement.

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Best Pattern: Reformation 'Benny' Dress

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The Benny dress is a classic. The floral print is reminiscent of “something blue” for any wedding day. The bodice has cut-outs and oversized bell sleeves, and the back of the dress includes a keyhole detail.

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Best Embellishments: Bead and Sequin Embellished Scoop Neck Mesh Gown

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If you need a formal dress for a spring wedding, this stunning embellished floral gown is the one for you. It's a floor length dress that has the illusion of sleeves, and you won’t need a slip underneath because it comes fully lined.

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Most Dramatic: LoveShackFancy 'Mayberry' Mini Dress

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This mini by LoveShackFancy is bright and not too loud. We love this rose-printed dress–perfect for a spring wedding! Dress it up with your favorite pair of heels, or chunky heeled sandals to complete the look.

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Most Sexy: Revolve 'Aliyah' Midi Dress

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This plunging neckline dress has self-tie shoulder straps, that you can adjust for the fit that you want. The midi-length fit also has crepe fabric with button accents.

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Best Fabric: Venus Knot Front Midi Dress

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This midi dress is perfect for any season. It has a deep V-neck, front drape slit, and a flirty open back. It's also made from stretch fabric, offering style and comfort.

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Most Romantic: LoveShackFancy 'Beth' Dress

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For a romantic spring wedding option, add this dress to your cart. It has touches of lace and floral motifs. The silhouette has buttons down the front that you can style however you like.

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Best Embroidery: Marchesa Notte Sleeveless Embroidered Gown

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This simple dress has an embroidered tulle overlay and a sweetheart neckline. There's a tie at the waist that accentuates the A-line silhouette and a corset bodice that adds a form-fitting touch. The dress is floor length and self lining.

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Most Flirty: Dessy Group Ruffled Chiffon Cutout Mini Dress in Hannah

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Show off your legs in this chiffon dress! Just like its maxi dress counterpart, this mini is an excellent option if you’re attending a wedding this spring. Plus, the flirty cutouts on the bodice show the right amount of skin.

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Most Playful: Mumu 'Rosie' Dress

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The Rosie dress is versatile and can be worn on the shoulders, including a removable belt that cinches the waist. The ruffled bodice also adds a playful element.

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Best Pastels: LoveShackFancy 'Elma' Slip Dress

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The print is this slip dress combines all of the pastels shades into one. It includes an inner slip that is lined throughout, giving you maximum coverage. And, the bodice has lace trim and romantic buttons at the front.

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Most Form-Fitting: Venus Bandage Color Block Dress

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For a more form-fitting option, grab this bandage dress. It has muted pastel color blocking that adds dimension to the dress, with a zipper and criss-cross detail across the chest area.

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For a Semi-Formal Wedding: Lulus Dream Floral Mesh Midi Dress

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This mermaid-flounced midi dress is fully lined with adjustable straps. It's overlaid with embroidery and finished off with scalloped edges.

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Most Art Deco: All Class Lace Sheath Dress

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A LBD is great for any occasion, especially cocktail hour at a spring wedding. This dress is sultry with a plunging neckline and is filled with an art-deco reminiscent print.

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Most Dainty: & Other Stories Belted Puff Sleeve Mini Dress

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If you want a simple option to attend a spring wedding, this belted mini has the best dainty floral print. The puff sleeves also give the dress more depth and drama.

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Best Asymmetrical: For Love and Lemons 'Bailey' Dress

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The Bailey dress has asymmetrical skirt tiers and a relaxed sailor collar. There’s also an adjustable drawstring to alter to your body. The fabric is lightweight with a watercolor print.

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Most Stylish: River Island Long Sleeve Cowl Neck Mini Shirt Dress

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Attending a wedding doesn't mean you need to sacrifice your comfort or style—this dress provides both. River Island's mini is long-sleeved and has a cowl neck that accentuates your features. Although loose fitting, there's still a sexy mini-dress element to it.

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For a Festive Wedding: For Love and Lemons 'Victoria' Midi Dress

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This silky dress has a draped bodice with a keyhole, to show some skin. The skirt gathers at the waist and turns into a wrap skirt with a slit on the side. You'll find shoulder pads that elevate the dress, giving the whole silhouette a flattering finish for all body types.

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For a White Tie Wedding: V-Neck Sequin Tank Sheath Dress with Mesh Insets

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For a formal option, this sequin dress needs to be on your list. You'll find a detailed V-neck, tank straps to show off your arms, and a floor-length hem that adds drama.

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Most Cost Effective: ASOS Maxi Dress with Batwing Sleeve

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This batwing dress is an elegant look at a cost-effective price. After all, you don't need to spend a ton of money to look chic at a wedding. The dress has a wrapped waist that creates a subtle detail, and there's a tie in the back to cinch your waist.

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Best Ruffles: For Love and Lemons 'Vixen' Maxi Dress

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The puff sleeves on the Vixen maxi dress genuinely make a statement. The dress gathers at the back, has multiple tiers, and a smocked back bodice.

FAQ
  • What is the best color to wear?

    Yellow, pink, and green dresses are all great options to wear. Dresses with patterns and floral design also work really well for the spring season—just be sure you aren't wearing the same color as the bride's bridal party, and of course, stay away from white!

  • Can I wear black?

    Yes, a black dress is appropriate (especially for a black-tie wedding). However, we recommend dresses that have more color for the spring season.

  • What accessories can I wear?

    If your look is minimal, you should certainly dress it up with a statement necklace and earrings. However, if you're playing around with color and patterns, it might be best to opt for a piece of simple jewelry.

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