Every Off-the-Shoulder Dress You Need This Wedding Season

We can't get enough of this romantic neckline.
off the shoulder dress for wedding guest
Courtney Jenney
by Courtney Jenney
Updated Aug 13, 2021
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An off-the-shoulder neckline is arguably the most elegant of them all. Whether on a cocktail dress or a floor length gown, it adds a touch of class to any wedding guest dress, flatters the upper body and makes accessorizing with statement earrings or a necklace a total breeze. So, if you're searching for a striking sleeveless neckline for an upcoming event, you're in the right place. From laid-back knee length dresses to formal chiffon gowns, we've scoured the web for the best off-the-shoulder wedding guest dresses you can add to your cart right now.

Ready to shop? Get your credit card ready and read on for our favorite wedding guest dresses in a range of sizes, colors, patterns and prices.

Show Me Your Mumu Hacienda Maxi Dress

show me your mumu beige off the shoulder maxi dress for wedding guest

Available in a variety of colors and sizes, this elegant, floor-length, strapless dress has a forgiving elastic ruffle top but cinches at the waist. It's guaranteed to flatter any figure.

ASOS DESIGN Textured Off Shoulder Maxi Dress in Coral

asos orange off the shoulder maxi dress for wedding guest with stripes and ruffles

In search of a bright and colorful wedding guest dress for your event this summer? There's nothing quite like a vibrant pop of color. We've got you covered with this stunning, textured coral dress.

FARM Rio Rainbow Chita Maxi Dress

shopbop rainbow floral off the shoulder maxi dress for wedding guest

Whether you're attending a summer wedding or destination wedding, brighten the room with this colorful midi dress. The bold allover pattern of oversize blooms makes this floral dress one of our favorite summer wedding guest dresses.

Lulus Aveline Black Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Dress

lulus black off the shoulder maxi dress for wedding guest with slit

Nothing quite says "black tie wedding" like a stunning, long black dress. Our favorite detail? The chic side slit.

Aidan by Aidan Mattox Floral-Print Off-the-Shoulder Crepe Dress

neiman marcus floral off the shoulder dress for wedding guest with sweetheart neckline

We're simply head over heels for this floral cocktail dress. Our favorite part? The flattering sweetheart neckline.

Marchesa Notte Off-the-Shoulder Pleated Tulle Dress

saks fifth avenue purple tulle off the shoulder dress for wedding guest with pleating

Bring on the romance. Lined with tulle and delicate pleating, this wedding guest dress is a stunning option for a black tie or formal wedding.

BHLDN Jenny Yoo Issa Velvet Dress

anthropologie bhldn mustard yellow velvet off the shoulder dress for wedding guest

Channel the colors of a stunning sunset in this elegant floor length dress. The rich color and velvet fabric make it perfect for an end of summer or fall event.

Sleeper Michelin Cold-Shoulder Dress

bloomingdale's light blue off the shoulder dress for wedding guest with long sleeves and ruffles

This baby blue midi dress is one of our favorite summer dresses. Between the long sleeves detailed with ruffles and the elastic neckline, we can't think of anything more effortlessly elegant.

Adrianna Papell Off-the-Shoulder Floral Sheath Dress in Blue Yellow Multi

adrianna papell floral off the shoulder dress for wedding guest with neckline cutout

This colorful, summery cocktail dress is ideal for a daytime event or destination wedding. Looking to brighten the party with a fun print and color palette? Look no further.

WHIT TWO Banana Leaf Off-the-Shoulder Tunic Dress

anthropologie red off the shoulder tunic dress for wedding guest with palm trees

Red hot. Turn heads in this floral, palm-print red mini dress. Bonus: This bold party dress is available in standard, petite and plus size.

Poupette St Barth Soledad Midi Dress

revolve white and sage floral off the shoulder midi dress for wedding guest with ruching

This understated floral dress is anything but garden variety. The lightweight fabric and breezy silhouette make it a great option for wedding guests attending springtime or summer weddings.

Adrianna Papell Off-the-Shoulder Sequin Beaded Gown in Rose Gold

adrianna papell rose gold off the shoulder dress for wedding guest with beading

Beautifully designed with allover sequin beading, this formal dress is a stunning option for a black tie wedding. Plus, this gown features a slight high low hem to show off a gorgeous pair of heels.

Trina Turk Margery Ruffled Off-the-Shoulder Floral Dress

neiman marcus yellow off the shoulder dress for wedding guest with floral lace and ruffles

There's nothing mellow about this shade of yellow—and that's why we love it. This short sleeve, knee-length dress is just made for a casual summer or destination wedding.

STAUD Vine Dress

shopbop lavender off the shoulder dress for wedding guest

Calling all fashionistas. This tea-length dress with a drawstring waist and ruffle off-the-shoulder sleeves is equal parts trendy and polished.

Lulus Absolutely Unforgettable Black Lace Off-the-Shoulder Dress

lulus black off the shoulder dress for wedding guest with lace

Available in regular and plus sizes, this black lace off-the-shoulder mini dress has adjustable straps for added support, meaning this slinky silhouette works for a variety of bust sizes and body types. We call that a win.

Show Me Your Mumu Lana Midi Dress

show me your mumu white lace off the shoulder midi dress for wedding guest

All-white weddings have become more popular lately, so if you're in search of a chic white dress, look no further. This midi dress is delicately designed with polka dots, lace details and a stunning strapless neckline.

Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Radoslava Side-Draped Off-the-Shoulder Dress

neiman marcus hot pink off the shoulder dress for wedding guest with ruffles and sweetheart neckline

Stunner. This bold, bodycon cocktail dress will have you feeling pretty in pink. Just add strappy heels.

Lux Charmuese Ruffled Off-the-Shoulder Tiered Cuff Sleeve Midi Dress

the dessy group brown off the shoulder midi dress for wedding guest with cuff sleeves

Simple, chic and silky. We're simply swooning over this sleeveless, satin dress. Available in a variety of colors, standard sizes and plus sizes, there's an option for everyone.

Badgley Mischka Collection Draped Off-the-Shoulder Georgette Gown

neiman marcus lavender off the shoulder dress for wedding guest with draped sleeves and tied waist

Give us all the fairy garden vibes. This long dress is designed with draped short sleeves that pair perfectly with the ethereal lavender hue.

Plum Pretty Sugar Lovestoned Charlotte Off-the-Shoulder Dress

pretty plum sugar grey blue floral off the shoulder dress for wedding guest

Let's be real: We know you're planning to hit the dance floor all night. Comfort while dancing is key, so we love that this dress has a stretchy, smocked bodice. In this whimsical floral dress, you can bust a move in style.

Adrianna Papell Off-the-Shoulder Jacquard Dress in Navy Silver

adrianna papell navy and silver floral off the shoulder dress for wedding guest

Made for a semi-formal or cocktail wedding, this A-line, off-the-shoulder gown in silver jacquard fabrics brings the glitz—without going too over the top with embellishments. Did we mention it also comes with pockets? Say no more.

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