There's no party like a pre-wedding party! Among the many events surrounding a wedding, the future bride has to make an appearance at bridal showers, luncheons, and bachelorette parties, just to name a few, which naturally calls for several killer new outfits. As the guest of honor at said events, dressing the part shows your hosts and guests that you care. And with all eyes on you, you definitely want to steal the show as the chic, blushing, bride-to-be. To make your outfit shopping process easier, check out our roundup of pre-wedding party clothes and accessories that work for a variety of locales and functions (prices and other information in this story were accurate at press time, but are subject to change).
Bridal Shower: Elegant Picnic
A lightweight dress and chic sunglasses are all you need to look understated but polished at an outdoor event.
Oscar de la Renta gingham flared midi dress, $2,960, Moda Operandi; Hadley sunglasses in jet black, $145, Warby Parker
Bridal Shower: Weekend Brunch
A white dress is the standard-bearer for guest-of-honor attire, whether you're celebrating at home or at a neighborhood cafe.
Stacy dress, $325, Rebecca Taylor; tassel ball earrings in Fiery Sunset, $25, J.Crew