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15 Plus-Size Wedding Guest Dresses That (Almost!) Steal The Show

15 Plus-Size Wedding Guest Dresses That (Almost!) Steal The Show


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Alright, my friends, wedding season isn’t over yet. I’m sure you’ve spent the summer celebrating your nearest and dearest in floral slip dresses, halternecks and various shades of pink but it’s time to transition your wedding wear for the new season. Stocking up on a few cute dresses can be incredibly easy if you know where to look. (Here. Where to look is right here.) Luckily, there are so many adorable plus-size wedding guest dresses you’ll want to wear far beyond bridal season, no matter how big or small the ceremony may be.

After a few years of social distanced weddings, it’s so freakin’ fun to get dressed up. Plus, there’s only one real rule that you shouldn’t break in terms of wedding guest attire. Don’t wear white. Sounds easy enough, right?

Each of these wedding guest dresses is sure to make you stand out without totally stealing the spotlight. You’ll look great sitting during the ceremony, mingling at the reception and dancing the night away on the dance floor. Whatever your style, you’re sure to find the perfect plus-size dress for all those warm-weather formal events.

To help you out on your search, I went ahead and rounded up 15 stylish plus-size wedding guest dresses for you to shop right now. From floral maxis, you’ll want to wear all summer long to sexy (but wedding-appropriate)  dresses sure to look great in all your Instagram photos, you can’t go wrong with one of these plus-size wedding guest dresses, from brands like Eloquii, Christy Dawn, Reformation and so many more.

Read on and live your best wedding guest life! Fingers crossed you catch the bouquet.

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Courtesy of Reformation.

Jasen Dress

You will feel like royalty in this stunning princess-style dress. Forest green is the perfect color for fall—you can get this dress in sizes 14-24.

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Courtesy of Reformation.

Marguerite Silk Dress

I love when a brand actually accommodates bust size when creating dresses with inclusive sizing. This hot pink reformation dress will give your boobs a nice lift and will show off a little leg—perfect for any upcoming beach or summer weddings.

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Courtesy of Eloquii.

Puff Sleeve A-Line Dress

Don’t be fooled, florals absolutely work for colder or warmer months. This puff sleeve dress comes in sizes 14-20 and has a super flattering—and totally romantic silhouette.

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Courtesy of Pretty Little Thing.

Emerald Green One-Shoulder Midi Dress

This ruched dress is sure to make a statement with its vibrant color and off-the-shoulder moment. It would truly work for any wedding venue and comes in sizes 12-26.

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Courtesy of Hutch.

Hutch Strapless High-Low Bubble Dress

Red is the color of the year according to the fall/winter 2023 runway shows. Get ahead of the trend with this amazing high-low strapless dress.

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Courtesy of Selkie.

Selkie Long Sleeve Dress

If you have a garden wedding on your calendar, then this Selkie dress is a dreamy option and gives subtle Bridgerton vibes. It’s available up to a 3X.

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Courtesy of Pretty Little Thing.

Floral Plisse Cowl Neck Maxi Dress

One way to guarantee that you’ll stand out at a wedding is by wearing a pattern! The floral print is always a great choice and this cowl neck dress is fun and classy. It also comes in sizes 12-26.

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Courtesy of City Chic.

Ripple Love Off the Shoulder Maxi Dress

You can never go wrong with an LBD—but a Long Black Dress is just as good as a Little one! It works for almost any dress code, and you’re basically guaranteed to look amazing. This one from City Chic comes in five other shades if you want to venture out beyond black.
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Courtesy of Anthropologie.

Lace-Trim A-Line Dress

I love finding wedding guest dresses that I can wear for multiple occasions—this lace-trim dress could easily be layered under a sweater and worn to the office on a spring day.

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Courtesy of River Island.

Cape Sleeve Printed Dress

Flair for the dramatic? You must lean into it with a one-shoulder sleeve moment. This dress from Eloquii is classy and fabulous.

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Courtesy of River Island.

Blue Spot Long Sleeve Midi Dress

If you love the Scandi style vibes then this polka dot dress is perfect with the crystal detailing on the shoulder. Once you’ve worn it to a wedding you can also pack it for a future vacay!

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Courtesy of Pretty Little Thing.

Black Tassel Distressed Low Back Maxi Dress

If you like to make a statement, you can’t pass up this tassel maxi dress. It’s unique but still very chic—and under $100!

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Courtesy of ASOS.

Curve Metallic Long Sleeve Maxi Dress

The combination of lilac and metallics on this maxi dress is stunning and will look so cute when you’re twirling on the dance floor.

 

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Courtesy of ASOS.

Curve Satin Off The Shoulder Midi Dress

Sometimes keeping it simple makes the biggest statement—this sleek blue dress is an elevated pic for any occasion.

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Courtesy of ASOS.

Curve Ruched Gathered Waist Dress

Have a little fun with Barbiecore pink and opt for a bright maxi dress. This one is available in sizes 12-26.

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