20 Silver Bridal Party Dresses that Shine at Every Budget

From soft silvers to pale pewters.

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Okay, so it's not your big day, but technically, you're still walking down the aisle. And to be honest, there's no better position to be in. As a member of the bridal party, you have the perfect excuse to get all dressed up, get in on the photo booth action, and snap selfies all night long without any of the pressure.

Considering you'll be sitting at the head table, posing for photos all afternoon and 'gramming the night away, your dress is sure to play a major role. Whether you're going all-out with a beaded dress or keeping it conservative with a long sleeve, we're here to help make your search for the perfect bridal party dress.

Ahead, here are 20 silver bridal party dresses sure to make a serious entrance—without showing up the bride, of course (because you also don't want to be that girl).

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Best Strapless Design: Jarlo Maxi Wrap Dress with Thigh Split

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Courtesy of ASOS

A basic tube dress is a nice go-to, but the tulle-draped bodice on this strapless style feels wedding day special. The wispy gathering adds tons of texture to this simple silhouette, and the lightweight fabric makes it appropriate for summer nuptials.

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Best Cocktail Length: TFNC Tall Bridal Party Satin Long Sleeve Wrap Front Midi Dress

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Courtesy of ASOS

Cocktail-length dresses (which hit right below the knee) are perfect for daytime weddings and more casual soirées. However, this satin dress with billowing sleeves can easily be dressed up with a chandelier earring and a strappy heel.

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For a Formal Wedding: La Femme Beaded Lace Tulle A-Line Gown

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If you're taking part in a glamourous, black-tie wedding, your bridal party dress must abide by the more formal code. This beaded and lace gown with a tulle A-line skirt looks sophisticated and will hold up in a fancy setting.

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For a Courthouse Wedding: Birdy Grey Lisa Satin Midi Dress

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Courtesy of Birdie Grey

If you're headed to the courthouse for an intimate ceremony, this sweet slip dress is the way to go. This bias-cut style boasts a subtle stretch that flatters your curves, and the best part is you'll want to wear this over and over again.

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Best Draped Design: Lulus Thoughts of Hue Light Grey Surplice Maxi Dress

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Courtesy of Lulus

Fit for a Grecian goddess, this woven fabric drapes into a wrap-style V-shaped neckline and falls into a maxi-length skirt with a subtle side slit. Pair it with a beaded headband and waves in your hair for a regal look.

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Best Convertible Design: Lulus Tricks of the Trade Taupe Maxi Dress

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Courtesy of Lulus

Perfect for customizing a look that works best for your body type and style preferences, this stretch jersey dress features two lengths of fabric attached to an elastic waistband. Use these strips to create endless bodice styles, from halter to one-shoulder, strapless, and even this deep-V design.

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Best Modest Design: Luisa Beccaria Balloon-Sleeve Plissé Crepe Gown

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Courtesy of Matches Fashion

If the bride has chosen a church ceremony or nuptials that require modesty, this high-neck, long sleeve design keeps you covered without looking the least bit boring, thanks to the starburst pleating and fluted sleeves.

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Best Pattern: Hutch Alden Dress

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Courtesy of BHLDN

While most bridal party dresses come in solid shades, this patterned fabric is a cool and unexpected alternative. This abstract burnout pattern is subtle but adds tons of texture to a simple wrap silhouette. 

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Best Beaded Style: BHLDN Fidelia Beaded Maxi Dress

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If the event calls for a hint of sparkle, this silver V-neck blouson maxi is embellished with a hand-beaded art deco pattern for an elegant shine. Pair it with a silver shoe and simple jewelry for a classic, timeless look.

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Best Mini: Monique Lhuillier Embroidered Strapless Cocktail Dress

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Courtesy of Bergdorf Goodman

If you're going to opt for a short dress, make sure it boasts a certain je ne sais quoi. This strapless fit and flare is covered in a metallic embroidery that can be dressed up for more formal affairs, or paired down for more intimate settings like a chapel wedding. 

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Best Off-the-Shoulder Design: Lulus Feel the Romance Grey Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Dress

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Courtesy of Lulus

A romantic choice, this lightweight, gauzy, off-the-shoulder silhouette is sure to flow in the wind—whether you're standing under an arbor in Tuscany or on a beach in a tropical locale. 

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Best Sequin Option: Windsor Teagan Sequin Gown

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Courtesy of Windsor

If the bride tells you to wear silver and bring the glamour, this sequin gown fits the bill. Perfect for a black-tie celebration, this style will look like a million bucks but cost you under $100. 

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Best Wrap Style: BHLDN Tansy Satin Charmeuse Maxi Dress

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Courtesy of BHLDN

Wrap dresses are the ultimate bridal party dress because they're flattering on all body types and versatile to boot. Dress it up with a fancy 'do and sparkly jewelry, or dress it down with wedges.

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Best Slit Detail: ASOS Edition Satin Off-The-Shoulder Drape Wrap Maxi Dress

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Courtesy of ASOS

Sometimes a celebration calls for a little leg flash. Show off those gams with this off-the-shoulder style that drapes into a wrap-style slit. Now all you need is a really good heel to show off.

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Best Mermaid Style: White by Vera Wang V-Wire Crepe Mermaid Bridal Party Dress

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Courtesy of David's Bridal

A mermaid silhouette isn't exclusively reserved for brides—however, this subtle shape accentuates your curves without upstaging the lady of the hour. The chiffon godets add tons of movement and create a barely-there flare for an hourglass figure.

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Best Slip Dress: Show Me Your Mumu Verona Cowl Dress

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Courtesy of Show Me Your Mumu

Something about this slip dress, featuring a midi hemline and cowl neck, feels perfect for a modern city ceremony. If you feel so inclined, a loose updo will show off your decolletage beautifully.

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Best High-Neck Style: BHLDN Beckett Satin Charmeuse Maxi Dress

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Couresy of BHLDN

If you're gearing up to make your bridal party debut in front of a conservative crowd, a high neckline may be in order. This blouson top and trumpet skirt look elegant and classic. 

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Best Cold-Shoulder Design: Birdy Grey Spence Convertible Dress

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Courtesy of Birdie Grey

This airy chiffon dress boasts the best of both worlds up top: Off-the-shoulder draping for a romantic feel and spaghetti straps for extra support. A must for the practical gal, this silver stunner also includes pockets to hide your iPhone and some oil-blotting sheets.

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Best Back Detail: Alfred Sung Bow-Back Trumpet Gown

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Courtesy of Macy's

You're going to want to pin your hair up for this one. This silver trumpet-shaped gown features a diamond-shaped cutout at the back with a preppy bow detail—looking equal parts classy and sophisticated.

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For the Fashion Girl: Christopher Kane Lace-Trimmed Chainmail Gown

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Courtesy of Matches Fashion

While this may look like a simple lingerie-inspired gown at first glance, it's actually crafted from metallic chainmail. Juxtaposed with a feminine and delicate Chantilly lace deep-V neckline, this Christopher Kane design is a must for any fashion girl.

Shopping FAQs

Have you been tasked with finding yourself a silver bridal party dress? We've answered three common questions bridal parties have when shopping for this dress hue.

  • When is it appropriate to wear a silver bridal party dress? Any time a bride requests it! Consider shopping for longer lengths and shiny finishes for more formal or evening weddings, and opt for shorter styles and simple designs for more intimate gatherings.
  • How do you style a silver bridal party dress? Silver dresses work well with similarly colored accessories like silver, white gold, and shiny metallics.
  • How much is a bridal party dress? You can find bridesmaid dresses at all price points to fit any budget!
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