Spring marks the beginning of another wedding season. You have already started to receive invitations and RVSPs for your friends’ big day, that tell you all the things you need to know about the event, except what to wear. Some of them might state a dress code, but the dress code won’t pick the perfect outfit for you. Don’t worry, Madame Bridal has been in the bridal business for over thirty years, and we have hand-picked a selection of perfect wedding guest dresses for any occasion – from a formal church ceremony, to a casual beach party.
Our mission is to prove that you don’t have to break the bank to look glamorous. Here you will find a selection of formal dresses and evening gowns by some of the greatest designers that can suit any theme, venue and fashion sense. Whether you are a friend or a family of a happy couple or a plus one, going to a reception is an opportunity to play with fashion and express yourself by wearing something elegant and stylish.
Unlike your wedding dress, that you would most likely wear only once, these dresses are versatile and will be the perfect outfit for any formal or semi-formal occasion. Alfred Sung dresses with defined silhouette fit almost any body type, while Bill Levkoff gowns come in a variety of beautiful colors and can be easily restyled by adding different accessories.
Warmer months are perfect for a destination or an outdoor reception. For a hot summer wedding you need to dress in a way that will make you look up to the occasion, while feeling comfortable at any temperature. Short dresses from light fabrics like chiffon, georgette or cotton blend, are easy to dress up or down so you can easily transition from a formal ceremony to a fun night of dancing. Colors for summer are usually bright and vibrant, turquoise, aquamarine, yellow, pink, fuchsia, lime. Warm-weather tropical or floral prints have become a wardrobe staple for weddings, and patterns like polka dots or stripes will give your outfit a relaxed note, while still keeping you a graceful guest.
A perfect choice for a beach wedding is an outfit that you will not only look good, but also feel good in. Light breathable, maxi dresses combined with a pair of flat sandals are perfect for a ceremony by the ocean. Tea length or a high-low hemline are also a good option, because they look sleek and elegant, but won't drag in the sand.
A fall is a tricky season to pick a perfect attire for a wedding guest. As the leaves are changing colors, so are the dresses. Trendy tones for fall are usually dark and muted, but adding a pop of color in form of a red lipstick and statement necklace will do wonders for your outfit. Fabrics of choice for cooler months are more luxurious and rich, such as satin or dupioni silk. Jewel tones and metallic are also an excellent color choice, and if you are not sure about the color, just take that LBD and play with accessories. Just make sure you don’t forget a shawl or a sweater if it gets chilly.
If you have a winter marriage ceremony date in your event calendar, you already know how challenging it can be to get dressed up when you can’t just slip into an easy-breezy sundress. The trick is in finding the perfect balance between looking cute and being warm. Try opting for thick fabrics, such as velvet, cool and dark tones, styles with sleeves, and long gowns. This is the perfect season to turn up the glam and look festive. Don’t forget about layering or adding outerwear to your outfit, just to be prepared for extra cold weather or any part of the ceremony that takes place outdoors.
All of the styles on Madame Bridal website are the authentic designer items by world class brands in bridal and evening wear industry. Look through the superb selection of dresses to wear to a wedding, and find the perfect look for those special events on your social calendar. We also offer number of quick delivery and on sale styles if you need a last minute outfit to fit your budget and time frame.