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It Girl Wedding Guest Dresses That You’ll Wear Again and Again and Again

Wedding season has officially arrived.

Wedding season is officially in full swing and if you’re anything like us your weekends have quickly been filled with all the events that come along with weddings, leaving you at a loss for what on earth to wear.

Not only do you want to look certifiably chic at any event you’re in attendance of, but a new dress for every event is just not realistic, so a versatile and timeless look that works across the entirety of your social calendar is a must. 

Whether you’re seeking an elegant floor-length gown for added glamour or a modest mini, something for beachside soirees or countryside ceremonies, or whether your budget allows for a splurge or calls for savings, we’ve curated a selection of the finest wedding guest dresses to guide your shopping spree ahead of these momentous occasions.

The best wedding guest dresses to buy in Australia ahead of wedding season 2024 

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Nadia maxi satin dress with back cowl, $95 (was $159), Meshki

Have you not been able to stop thinking about the stunning emerald gown from Atonement since the first time you watched the 2007 classic? Us too… This elegant maxi length dress from Meshki is the perfect way to emulate the look for your next big event, and without blowing a hole in your pocket. 

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Millie mini dress, $142.45, Revolve

Fun, flirty and fabulous – a layered tiered mini dress like this number is a fun playful choice to wear to any upcoming wedding, particularly for spring and summer. Style with some delicate gold jewellery and a voluminous ponytail for added fun. 

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Esmaee Balmy one-shoulder dress, $199.95, The Iconic

In a striking deep blue turn heads in all the right ways as you wear this elegant one-shoulder gown to your next nuptial event. Made from a slinky satin fabric and designed in a flattering figure hugging silhouette, you’ll never get sick of wearing it. 

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Annabelle halter neck midi dress, $89, Petal & Pup

Add some pattern to your wardrobe with this flattering halter neck dress from Petal & Pup. It’s also a great option for winter weddings as the darker colours work well with these colour schemes and can easily be paired with a chic coat. 

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Marlette midi dress pleated open back, $109.95, Showpo

A deep rich aubergine is a vastly underrated colour and we can’t get enough of this pleated midi dress that hugs the figure and flatters any skin tone. 

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Rhode Mina draped floral-draped mini dress, $158 (was $790), The Outnet

If you’re on the hunt for a wedding guest dress that offers a bit of fun and whimsy to your look, we love this adorable blue mini with a floral print. We would style it with complimenting coloured accessories to lean into the look. And at over 80 per cent off, you could hardly ask for a better deal. 

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Satin midi dress, $118 (was $169), The Iconic

Perhaps you’re after something with some extra coverage or maybe you’re on the hunt for a dress for a wedding in the cooler months, either way, we love this elegant red midi dress. With a stunning wide boat neckline, long sleeves and an open tie back, it makes a statement without feeling overboard. 

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Halter neck open back dress, $99.95 (was $179.95), MNG

Perfectly summery, this halter-neck dress is ideal for casual weddings and events yet it still feels elevated and pulled together. 

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Chelsea cap sleeve maxi dress, $159, Meshki

Usually, weddings call for some colour and pattern when it comes to guest dressing, however, some occasions look for something more formal and subdued. A timeless black maxi dress like this will work for years to come and looks effortlessly elegant. 

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Leilani mini dress, $179.99, Sheike

Sunshine yellow and a universally flattering silhouette, this adorable mini-dress is a striking choice for upcoming nuptials. 

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What do I wear to a black tie wedding? 

For a black-tie wedding, you’ll want to opt for a longer gown in luxe fabrics like silk or satin but don’t shy away from bold colours or funky prints. Add some glamour with statement jewellery and heels that will keep you on the dance floor all night. In winter you can add a tres chic fur coat or long wool piece to keep you cosy. 

What do I wear to a beach wedding? 

For a beach wedding, think easy, breezy and beautiful. Opt for a flowy maxi or midi dress in light, breathable fabrics like cotton or chiffon (mini dresses may not be the best option due to a rogue coastal breeze). 

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