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What’s your favorite part of a wedding? For some, it might be the heartfelt vows. For others, it could be the first dance and the celebration afterward. For us? It’s picking out a stellar wedding guest look. Whether you’re looking for something understated and classic, or a unique outfit that really sparkles when you walk into the room, there are plenty of plus-size wedding guest dress options out there!

We’ve rounded up 12 plus-size wedding guest dresses to wear to the upcoming nuptials in your life. Each of the dresses below comes from a different retailer, and we encourage you to browse the vast plus-size offerings to find hidden gems that might be just right for your next event.

1. For the garden party wedding: Reformation Rosi Dress

A woman wears a floral green midi dress.
Credit: Reviewed / Anthropologie

A floral green midi dress makes for a memorable wedding guest look.

Wedding fashion doesn’t have to be basic, especially not with the Reformation Rosi Dress. This midi-length dress has a smocked bodice, cap sleeves, a keyhole back, and a floral print that looks almost hand-painted. This dress is available in women’s plus sizes 14 to 26.

$218 at Anthropologie

2. For a classic little black dress: Lena V-Neck High-Low Midi Dress

A black midi dress.
Credit: Reviewed / Lane Bryant

A little black dress from Lane Bryant is a classic choice.

There’s perhaps nothing more classic than a little black dress. Lane Bryant’s Lena V-Neck High-Low Midi Dress updates the style staple with a trendy high-low hem and flowing cap-sleeves. Use the sash at the waist for a closer fit. Shop the style in women’s regular, petite, and long sizes 14 to 28.

$54 at Lane Bryant (Save $36)

3. For a day-to-night look: Midi Burnout Velvet Boatneck Dress

A model wearing a purple velvet midi dress with long sleeves and polka dots.
Credit: Reviewed / Torrid

Velvet is a fall fashion favorite, and for good reason.

As fall wedding season gets underway, you'll want to reach for cozy fabrics with soft and dynamic textures. For a wedding that starts in the morning and will go on through the night, opt for a fun velvet number like the Midi Burnout Velvet Boatneck Dress from Torrid. This is a dress you can wear long after the wedding has finished. This dress is available in women's sizes 10 to 30.

$24 at Torrid (Save $76)

4. For the day wedding: Wrap V Neck Midi Casual Short Flutter Sleeve Summer Dress

A woman wears a floral printed blue knee-length dress.
Credit: Reviewed / Amazon

A daytime wedding is a great time to experiment with vibrant prints.

Keep things light and interesting for daytime weddings with a floral print. The Plus Size Wrap V Neck Midi Casual Wedding Guest Short Flutter Sleeve Summer Dress may have "summer" in its name, but is beloved by many all year round—the dress has stellar reviews from over 4,000 fans. Available in women’s sizes 14 to 28 in 17 different patterns, you’re sure to find a style that matches your taste.

$38 at Amazon

5. For the wedding where you want to stand out: One Shoulder Satin Bow Midi Dress

A woman wears a sage green, figure-hugging midi-length dress with a bow on the shoulder and a slit along the thigh.
Credit: Reviewed / Asos

This Asos one-shoulder dress has serious celebration style.

Looking for something that’ll take you from the ceremony to the dance floor? Look no further than the One Shoulder Satin Bow Midi Dress by Lavish Alice. With an attractive bow at the shoulder, and knee-length with a slit, this figure-hugging design is ideal for an event where you know you’ll be dancing late into the night. Shop the dress in sage green in women’s sizes 14 to 22.

$62 at Asos (Save $86)

6. For a timeless, contemporary wedding: Embroidered Jacket Dress

A purple knee-length dress.
Credit: Reviewed / JCPenney

Want something more formal yet versatile, consider a jacket dress.

The Plus Embroidered Jacket Dress from Maya Brooke offers a modest look with classic design elements. The two-piece set includes a knee-length shift dress with an embellished neck bodice, providing a neutral background for a statement necklace. Also included is a jacket with additional embroidery detail and three-quarter sleeves that make this dress the right choice for a wedding during transitioning seasons. This jacket dress is available in eggplant, in women’s sizes 14W to 24W.

$78 at JCPenney with code LABORDAY (Save $62)

7. For the Instagram-friendly wedding: Veria Silk Dress Es

A model wearing a green floral printed gown.
Credit: Reviewed / Reformation

Stay photo-ready with the Veria Silk Dress Es.

It’s safe to assume that the wedding photographer won’t catch you slacking in the Veria Silk Dress Es from Reformation. Designed with a halter top with a long and luxurious tie-back and offered in a gorgeous refined green floral print, this dress was practically designed for the wedding guest with the most discerning taste. With Reformation’s dedication to sustainability, you can also feel good about your purchase. The Veria Silk Dress is available in women’s sizes 14 to 24.

$448 at Reformation

8. For the colorful wedding: Shimmer Cowl Neck Slipdress

A woman wears a purple slip dress.
Credit: Reviewed / Nordstrom

Keep things simple with a slip dress from City Chic.

A slip dress can be a versatile wardrobe staple, even outside of special events. This Shimmer Cowl Neck Slipdress from City Chic elevates the classic style with higher hem and cowl neck. Offered in three rich colors, this dress is available in women’s sizes up to XXL (24W-26W).

$119 at Nordstrom

9. For an easy and classic look: Strappy Tiered Midi Dress

A woman wears a green tiered midi dress with polka dots.
Credit: Reviewed / Kohl's

Bring on garden party vibes with this tiered midi dress from LC Lauren Conrad.

Looking for a dress that you can wear after the wedding is over? The Strappy Tiered Midi Dress by LC Lauren Conrad is just right for the big day as well as the day-to-day after. Available in two colors in women’s sizes 0X to 4X, the tiers of this dress add movement and visual interest.

$29 at Kohl’s (Save $43)

10. For casual weddings: Fit & Flare Flutter-Sleeve Jumpsuit for Women

A model wearing a black jumpsuit with floral print.
Credit: Reviewed / Old Navy

For a casual-dress wedding, look for stretchy fabrics and unexpected silhouettes (like a jumpsuit!).

For the casual wedding, consider the Fit & Flare Flutter-Sleeve Jumpsuit for Women from Old Navy. Designed in a durable rayon fabric and available in an attractive floral print in women’s sizes XS to 4X, this jumpsuit features a classic style. The flutter cap sleeves, sweetheart neckline (with a lower-than-expected square back), and the vibrant print make it well-suited to any event that's not totally formal.

$45 at Old Navy

11. For evening weddings with a formal dress code: Plus Size Jersey Faux-Wrap Gown

A model wearing a soft blue dress with long sleeves and a slit.
Credit: Reviewed / Macy's

Don't be afraid to go floor-length with a formal gown.

An evening wedding is the best time to try a floor-length gown. The Plus Size Jersey Faux-Wrap Gown from Adrianna Papell is an excellent choice, designed with a figure-hugging silhouette and fall-friendly long sleeves, offered in a stunning soft blue. This is a formal dress you can wear over and over again. Want to switch up the look each time? Swap out a statement necklace or earrings to make this minimalistic dress even more dynamic. Shop the gown in women’s sizes 14W to 24W.

$219 at Macy’s

12. For the wedding where you want to cause a splash: Bustier Flare Sequin Dress

A sequined purple midi dress.
Credit: Reviewed / Eloquii

Dare to be loud and proud with this sequined midi dress from Eloquii.

It’s generally a rule that you shouldn’t wear anything to the wedding that will take attention away from the special couple. But weddings today run the gamut from casual daytime celebrations to full-on Met Gala-level dress codes. When your most stylish friend ties the knot, don’t be afraid to amp up the fashion with the Bustier Flare Sequin Dress from Eloquii. Not for the faint of heart, this sweet dress sparkles in purple sequins. Shop this flamboyant style in women’s sizes 14 to 28.

$50 with code EQWKND at Eloquii (Save $100)

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