11 Perfect Wedding Guest Dresses For A Winter Ceremony

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If you think wedding season is finally over, you would be wrong. But fear not: chic winter weddings, often requiring black tie dress, are a nice excuse to wear the sequin dress you didn’t pull out during the holidays. Or, if you’re lucky, you may be jetting off to a warm locale and leaving the frost behind to celebrate nuptials on the beach. Wherever your next wedding takes you, these 11 perfect dresses will be any wedding guest’s go-to. From black tie Nili Lotan and dramatic Saint Laurent, to elegant Carolina Herrera, there’s something for everyone. Don’t let the cutesy couple hashtags on your Instagram get you down. With any luck, you’ll be the best dressed at your next winter wedding.

Rejina Pyo

Forget spring’s garden parties! Winter weddings are often an excuse to pull out more formal, black tie wear. With a lean silhouette and interesting puff sleeves, this dress from Rejina Pyo is a chic option.

Buy now: Rejina Pyo dress, $1,010,

Rachel Comey

Didn’t wear enough sequins over the holidays? Now’s your chance – wear this floor-length sequined Rachel Comey column dress to the next winter wedding on your calendar.

Buy now: Rachel Comey sequin dress, $575,

Saint Laurent

Bring some drama to the wedding – fashion drama that is, with this gorgeous oversized flounce dress from Saint Laurent,

Buy now: Saint Laurent flounce dress, $4,532,


This demure neckline and bow detail may seem very ladylike from afar, but its mini length allows you to dance the night away.

Buy now: Ellery dress with bow detail, $1,137,

The Row

Nothing is better than having a classic black dress in your wardrobe – wear it to a winter wedding, and throughout the year.

Buy now: The Row dress, $1,750,

Nili Lotan

This is the one slip dress you will ever need, for all future occasions. Pictured here in a deep midnight blue, it also comes in close to every shade of the rainbow.

Buy now: Nili Lotan slip dress, $595,

Dries Van Noten

Although we love a snowy wedding, escaping winter’s grasp for warmer locales is a natural inclination. Either way, this Dries Van Noten dress offers a pretty pop of blue.

Buy now: Dries Van Noten dress, $892,

Ulla Johnson

When the invite says cocktail attire, this asymmetric Ulla Johnson dress will do just the trick.

Buy now: Ulla Johnson dress, $437,

Bogo de Nor

This silhouette is flattering for every wedding guest, and just about every wedding locale.

Buy now: Bogo de Nor dress, $353,

Carolina Herrera

With Wes Gordon at the helm, elegant dresses that Herrera was known for are still in the DNA of the brand, but the cuts and shapes appeal to a younger, millennial audience.

Buy now: Carolina Herrera dress, $1,990,

Calvin Klein 205W39NYC

Jetting away to an island destination for a wedding? Snap up this slip dress, from Calvin Klein 201W39NYC, before the collection is gone for good.

Buy now: Calvin Klein 205W39NYC dress, $338,