25 Stunning Rehearsal Dinner Dresses for Guests

Kick off the wedding weekend in style in one of these stunners.
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Ashley Kiely - The Knot Contributing Writer.
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Ashley Kiely
Ashley Kiely - The Knot Contributing Writer.
Ashley Kiely
The Knot Contributor
  • Ashley contributes fashion and lifestyle wedding content to The Knot.
  • Ashley is a freelance editor, writer and brand consultant.
  • Before going freelance, Ashley was the Fashion Editor for PeopleStyle magazine.
Updated Sep 15, 2021
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A wedding rehearsal dinner is the final prewedding event before the big day, and finding an outfit can be tricky. Enter: This edit of shoppable rehearsal dinner dresses. We've gathered a beautiful assortment of styles that'll suit a variety of venues, so all you have to do is click "add to cart."

When it comes to selecting a rehearsal dinner outfit, you should consider the event location, time of year and any dress code listed on the invitation. Lucky for you, we've found styles for every type of occasion and season that you can shop right now. Whether you're headed to a laidback event or a fancy affair, our edit includes casual dresses, cocktail dresses and formal frocks that all make for perfect rehearsal dinner attire.

Keep scrolling to see our favorite 25 dresses that'll have you stepping into the rehearsal dinner in style.

Lulus Compelling Love Navy Blue Jacquard Short Sleeve Maxi Dress

lulus navy maxi dress with flutter sleeve v-neckline tie waist and floral print for rehearsal dinner guest dress

If colorful floral patterns aren't your style, this tone-on-tone silhouette with a flattering waist belt may be the one for you. The midi dress also features a side slit, which will make it easy for you to transition from dinner to dancing.

LIKELY Hara Dress in Rose Shadow

shopbop light pink midi dress with flutter trimmed skirt and sleeves for rehearsal dinner guest dress

Soft pastel hues are a great choice for spring or summer wedding events. This feminine, pastel pink cocktail dress features a square neckline, flounce hem and ruffle shoulder straps that crisscross at the back.

ASOS DESIGN Fallen Shoulder Midi Dress With Balloon Sleeves in Forest Green

asos emerald green tea length dress with v-neckline and long puffy sleeves for rehearsal dinner guest dress

You'll stun in this sleek figure-hugging V-neck dress. We love this long-sleeve, knee-length silhouette in a deep green hue for a fall or winter rehearsal dinner.

ELLIATT Bold Dress in Midnight

revolve elliatt navy dress with halter neckline pleated layered flutter skirt and tie waist for rehearsal dinner guest dress

We love this sophisticated halter midi dress with asymmetric ruffles for a semi-formal rehearsal dinner. Sweep your hair up to show off the bow detail at the neck.

Aidan by Aidan Mattox Off the Shoulder Crepe Popover Cocktail Dress

bloomingdales aidan mattox royal blue strapless cocktail dress with ruffled chest and slit for rehearsal dinner guest dress

A party dress for all seasons, this strapless bodycon style is sleek and flirty. Plus, the bright blue hue will go with both silver and gold accessories.

Significant Other Monte Tropical-Print Dress in Multi Tapestry

saks fifth avenue white green and peach long dress with multicolored floral print deep neckline with twist cutout and short sleeves for rehearsal dinner guest dress

An island destination wedding calls for a tropical print dress. Play up the beachy vibe of this ankle-grazing number by styling it with raffia accessories.

Reformation Nikita Dress in Bouquet

reformation cream long dress with tie straps sweetheart neckline flutter trimmed skirt and multicolored floral print for rehearsal dinner guest dress

From a seaside dinner to a backyard gathering, this sundress is a pretty pick for an outdoor rehearsal dinner. Details like the sweetheart neckline and shoulder ties make this colorful floral dress one that'll land you loads of compliments. Psst: It's a great bridal shower dress, too.

ELOQUII Flutter Sleeve Dress in Totally Black

eloquii black mini dress with flutter trimmed neckline and cap sleeves for rehearsal dinner guest dress

This is not your average LBD. Pleated ruffles along the square neckline and shoulders make this black mini dress a real head-turner. Consider styling it with bright accessories for a fun pop of color.

Bardot Floral Flow Dress in Natural Paisley

revolve white flowy long dress with multicolored floral print and spaghetti straps for rehearsal dinner guest dress

Slip into this flowy floral frock with spaghetti straps and a low back for a more casual summer rehearsal dinner. Wear it with simple flat sandals or espadrille wedges.

Anthropologie Elyse Bias Slip Midi Dress in Moss

anthropologie dark green slip midi dress with loose neckline and spaghetti straps for rehearsal dinner guest dress

You can't go wrong with a timeless slip dress. This cowl-neck midi style has adjustable straps and comes in standard, petite and plus sizes.

Reformation Rachelle Dress in Cherry

reformation bright red dress with ruching flowy skirt and puffy short sleeves  for rehearsal dinner guest dress

Love a bold color? This cherry red dress with puff sleeves and a ruched bodice is a striking choice. The midi-length style can easily be dressed up or down, depending on the occasion.

Adrianna Papell Flutter Sleeve Mesh Sheath Dress With Illusion Neckline in Rose Gold

adrianna papell rose gold tea length dress with beading and short sleeves for rehearsal dinner guest dress

For those searching for a little sparkle and shine, this beaded and sequined sheath dress is ready for a party. It's a stunning style for the mother-of-the-bride or the mother-of-the-groom, too.

Amanda Uprichard x REVOLVE Riesling Dress in Pacific

revolve light blue long dress with criss-cross halter neckline for rehearsal dinner guest dress

For the minimalist, this modern, streamlined dress is just the ticket. The halter neckline will beautifully showcase your arms and shoulders. Plus, we think this style will also make for elegant wedding attire for future black tie "I do's."

Needle & Thread Floral Swan Cami Ballerina Dress in Moonshine

needle and threat cream midi dress with v-neckline pleated layered flowy skirt and light pink and sage floral print for rehearsal dinner guest dress

From the layers of tulle to a dash of sparkling sequins, there's a lot to love about this floral V-neck midi dress. The whimsical style is ready for an evening garden party under the stars.

Fame & Partners Asymmetrical Drape Dress in Satin Back Twill Champagne

fame and partners champagne high low midi wrap dress with spaghetti straps for rehearsal dinner guest dress

With its plunging draped neckline, tulip skirt and spaghetti straps, this effortlessly elegant dress is perfect for a formal rehearsal dinner. Complete your look with a pair of shoulder-duster earrings and metallic strappy sandals.

ASTR the Label Leilani Mini Dress in Black

revolve black mini dress with lace short sleeves and sweetheart and lace neckline for rehearsal dinner guest dress

If you're after a little black dress, then consider this gorgeous mini style. Its bustier top and delicate lace fabric strike a beautiful balance between sweet and sultry.

Show Me Your Mumu Jess Ruffle Midi Dress in Emerald Chiffon

show me your mumu emerald green chiffon midi dress with flutter skirt and sleeves v-neckline tie waist and ruffles for rehearsal dinner guest dress

This dress has romantic ruffles, a flattering wrap silhouette and a high-low hemline so you can show off your favorite shoes. It also comes in several other colors and would be a lovely bridesmaid dress if you're in the market.

BHLDN x Free People Siena Dress in Blush

bhldn light pink long dress with short puffy sleeves lace v-neckline and multicolored floral print for rehearsal dinner guest dress

If you're looking for a maxi dress that's equal parts elegant and boho, the search ends here. This floral and lace dress is stunning from all angles with its deep V-neck, slightly puffed sleeves and open back with two delicate straps.

Fame and Partners The Brighton in Light Weight Crepe Garden Toile Dusty Sage

fame and partners sage dress with dark green and brown floral print and pleated flowy skirt for rehearsal dinner guest dress

Florals don't always have to be for spring and summer, and this midi dress in moody hues is the perfect example of a style that'll work for the cooler months. We especially love it paired with a simple heel and gold earrings for a fall rehearsal dinner.

BHLDN Ana Crepe Midi Dress in Black

bhldn black tea length dress with spaghetti straps and slit for rehearsal dinner guest dress

This classic black crepe dress is simply chic. Thanks to a versatile silhouette, there's no doubt you'll get a lot of mileage out of this style during wedding season.

SUNDRESS Emiilia Dress in Peach Gingham

shopbop light pink and white checkered long dress with puffy mid-length sleeves sweetheart neckline flowy skirt and tie waist for rehearsal dinner guest dress

Puff sleeves, a sweetheart neckline and a charming bow—what's not to love about this super-sweet gingham style? The darling dress is ideal for a warm-weather rehearsal dinner.

Jenny Yoo Bentley Velvet Midi Dress in Dark Berry

bhldn dark red velvet midi dress with spaghetti straps for rehearsal dinner guest dress

For a late fall or winter rehearsal dinner, consider this velvet midi dress in a rich dark berry hue. You can dress up the simple silhouette with a set of sparkly earrings or a statement clutch.

Show Me Your Mumu Jasmine Halter Maxi Dress in Copper Luxe Satin

show me your mumu burnt orange satin long dress with halter neckline for rehearsal dinner guest dress

This super-sleek satin halter dress is a fitting choice for a black tie soirée. The glamorous silhouette will feel right at home at a swanky New York City hotel rehearsal dinner.

HATCH The Harlow Dress in Navy

hatch collection navy maternity satin midi dress for rehearsal dinner guest dress

If you have a growing baby bump, check out this timeless maternity dress. The sleeveless midi-length silhouette is roomy with a flattering fit. Even better? It's bra friendly.

Lulus So Splendid Magenta Purple Satin Long Sleeve Wrap Dress

lulus magenta mini dress with v-neckline flutter trimmed skirt tie waist and long sleeves for rehearsal dinner guest dress

Show off your legs in this eye-catching satin mini dress. When it's not warm enough to wear it with just heels, you can add a pair of sheer black tights for an equally stylish look.

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