20 Luxurious Silk Bridal Party Dresses

Opulent, glamorous, timeless.

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Thanks to its liquid-like appearance and divine texture, silk is by far one of the most luxurious fabrics out there. For centuries, designers have been using silk to create stunning garments from haute couture gowns to exquisite red-carpet looks. Best of all, silk is a fabric that feels quintessentially bridal and remains a timeless and elegant option for bridal party dresses.

When we think of silk bridal party outfits, slinky slip dresses automatically come to mind. This pared-back silhouette, especially when done in silk, is a truly classic choice for any bridal party—and is versatile enough to work for all seasons. If slip dresses aren't really your style, take your pick of other stunning silk designs like traditional A-line gowns, daring and colorful mini dresses, or conservative looks with modest necklines. And perhaps the biggest perk of a silk bridal party dress is that it's something your nearest and dearest will actually want to wear again.

From simple slip dresses to glamorous floor-length gowns, we've rounded up the best silk bridal party dresses for every style and celebration.

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Most Chic: Shona Joy Bias Cowl Maxi Dress

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While blush bridal party dresses are classic, if you’re looking for something a little moodier and unique, why not opt for styles in a rich brown shade? We love this sophisticated slip dress for the modern bridal party.

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Best Little Black Dress: Brandon Maxwell Off-The-Shoulder Silk Maxi Dress

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Your bridal party will look stunning in this little black dress from Brandon Maxwell. The off-the-shoulder neckline is alluring and incredibly timeless.

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Best Floral Print: Agua by Agua Bendita Mango Printed Silk Midi Dress

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This floral print dress in sumptuous silk with puff sleeves is an utterly divine choice for a summer wedding. We love it with simple accessories like solid gold earrings and strappy sandals.

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Best Halter-Neck: Natalie Rolt Halter-Neck Gown

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Simple yet sexy, this body-skimming slip dress is beyond chic. Not only does the halter neckline highlight the shoulders, but the open back is beautiful and statement-making. 

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Best Jewel-Tone: Reformation High-Neck Dress

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Jewel tones like emerald green look stunning on virtually any complexion and are versatile enough to be worn for any season. This striking style features a high neckline for added sophistication.

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Most Statement-Making Color: Michelle Mason Twist-Knot Silk Dress

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For those looking to make a bold statement, you can’t go wrong with an eye-catching color like yellow. This bright number, crafted from lustrous silk, sticks the perfect balance between playful and elegant.

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Best Slip: Shona Joy Luxe Bias Cowl Slip Dress

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The epitome of elegance, this simple slip dress was designed with the minimalist bridal party in mind. Keep accessories simple for an achingly chic, pared-back look. 

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Most Versatile: Reformation Ruffle Bodice Silk Dress

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In a gorgeous green hue, Reformation’s ‘Kaye’ dress is a style your bridal party will actually want to wear again. Plus, this soft sage number can easily be dressed up or down.

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Most Simple: Michelle Mason Bias-Cut Silk Gown

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Your bridal party will practically float down the aisle in this light-as-air silk slip dress. The criss-cross back ensures they’ll make an exit as stunning as their entrance. 

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Most Modern: Shona Joy Bias Slip Dress

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What could be more effortlessly chic and modern than this slinky slip dress? In a trendy olive hue, and boasting a row of pretty buttons, this style is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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Best Pastel: AIIFOS Dolam Sleeves

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Soft and sunny yellow is a lovely color for warm-weather weddings. If you're going for the mismatched bridal party look, consider adding this cheery pastel number into the mix.

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For a Spring Wedding: Reformation Floral Silk Dress

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Planning a spring wedding? Floral print dresses are a must-have for any warm-weather nuptuials. We love this one in particular for its easy-wear silhouette and ruffle trim.

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Best Bold Print: Borgo de Nor Flora Silk Twill Midi Dress

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For the bridal party who isn't afraid of bold colors or prints, this Borgo de Nor dress is a great option. Crafted from 100% silk and featuring an effortless knotted look, there's so much to love about this floral frock.

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Best Back Detail: Markarian Lake Pink Silk Cape Dress

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Luxurious, sumptuous, and statement-making, this Markarian dress is sure to land your bridal party heaps of compliments.

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Best Maxi: Sau Lee Floral Maxi Dress

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Looking to add a print or a pop of color to a lineup of solid dresses? This cheery floral dress would make a great addition to any mismatched bridal party look.

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Most Traditional: Azeeza Mira Square-Neck Silk Dress

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This perfectly polished look is a charming option for weddings with a traditional aesthetic. The silhouette is undeniably classic and the fit is flattering, to boot.

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Most Unexpected Color: Markarian Orange Silk Gown

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Orange is an unexpected but positively dreamy color for the fashion-forward bridal party. This slinky slip dress from Markarian is equal parts elegant and sexy.

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For a Beach Wedding: Cult Gaia One-Shoulder Dress

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For nuptials set against a serene seaside backdrop, this one-shoulder Cult Gaia gown is a no-brainer. The breezy silhouette is perfect for taking you from the beach ceremony to the dance floor.

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Best Mini Dress: Zimmermann Silk-Charmeuse Wrap Dress

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Short and sweet, this mini dress is a gorgeous option for your bridal party. We're picturing this look at a chic city wedding.

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Best With Long Sleeves: Shona Joy Frill Cuff Dress

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We love the look of a statement-making sleeve and this style from Shona Joy is no exception. This gorgeous silhouette, in a rich midnight blue, features gently flared sleeves for a modern-meets-vintage look.

Shopping FAQs

Love the look of luxurious silk? We've answered three common questions people ask when shopping for silk bridal party outfits.

  • Is silk expensive? Yes, silk is one of the most expensive fabrics out there. However, some silk fabrics are less expensive than others and certain silk-blends, like silk-satin, will have lower price points than 100% pure silk.
  • Are silk bridal party dresses flattering? Silk bridal party dresses come in a wide range of silhouettes suited for all body types.
  • Are silk bridal party dresses appropriate for all seasons? Yes! Silk fabrics are highly versatile and work well for all seasons, occasions, and dress codes.

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