These 18 Floral Wedding Guest Dresses Are Just So Dreamy

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Updated Apr 10, 2024
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I'm a firm believer that there are few things as essential to a wardrobe as a floral wedding guest dress. I constantly find myself reaching for them, and not just for weddings. Whether I'm heading to a casual weekend brunch or an elevated cocktail party, a floral dress is my go-to. Why? They offer an effortless look that *actually* doesn't take much effort at all. All I have to do is throw on a pair of shoes that fit the vibe of the event—wedges if it's a formal dress code; sneakers if I want to keep it casual—and I'm out the door! The best part is that they never go out of style. So, if you were looking for a sign to add a new floral wedding guest dress to your wardrobe, consider this it. I've rounded up my top picks for 2024, including options for every style and budget. Keep scrolling to check them out.

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18 Best Floral Wedding Guest Dresses for 2024

Thanks to trending internet aesthetics like regencycore, cottagecore, and grandmillenial style, florals have reached a whole new level of popularity. A wedding is the perfect setting to embrace fancy, romantic floral fashion, from elegant gowns with whimsical botanical prints to breezy dresses with delicate embroidery. Florals aren't restricted to spring and summer weddings, either. There are beautiful designs for all seasons and celebrations. Better yet? You can find them at the retailers you know and love, like Reformation, ASTR the Label, Lulus, and more. Here are 18 of this year's best floral dresses for weddings:

Birdy Grey Ginny Dress in Chiffon Vintage Pink Floral

Birdy Grey chiffon pink floral wedding guest dress
Photo: Birdy Grey

Here's a look that will have you *blushing*. If you weren't already sold by its stylish silhouette, which features a ruffled neckline and skirt, as well as a thigh-high leg slit, you might appreciate the fact that it's available in a wide range of sizes and prints. I know I do.

Size Range: XS - 3XL

Abercrombie & Fitch Emerson Drama Bow-Back Gown in Cream Floral

Abercrombie & Fitch cream floral wedding guest dress
Photo: Abercrombie & Fitch

This blue floral wedding guest dress can seamlessly be dressed up or down for any occasion. In other words, it's guaranteed to become your new go-to. Just add heels or flat sandals, depending on your vibe.

Size Range: XXSP - XXLT

Reformation Andee Dress in Tea Garden

Reformation floral halter neck wedding guest dress
Photo: Reformation

Heading to an outdoor wedding? You'll blend in with the vibrant greenery and colorful botanicals in this swoon-worthy floral dress for weddings. From its halter neckline and open back, to its A-line skirt and side leg slit, it certainly offers plenty to appreciate.

Size Range: 0P - 12

Showpo Clabelle Midi Dress in Violette Blur Floral

Showpo floral midi wedding guest dress
Photo: Showpo

This floral midi dress was practically made for a summer destination wedding. Its off-shoulder neckline allows you to show off your tan, while its mid-length ruffle hem keeps things cool and comfortable. Oh, and don't even get us started on its festive fuschia color.

Size Range: 2 - 16

Ieena for Mac Duggal Ruffle Shoulder Gown

Ieena for Mac Duggal blue floral maxi wedding guest dress
Photo: Rent The Runway

Found: The perfect floral dress for a formal wedding. Not only is this bright blue number ultra fashion-forward, but it can also be rented, along with all your other wedding wardrobe essentials, for one convenient price.

Size Range: 0P - 16

ASTR The Label Noya Floral Maxi Dress

ASTR The Label floral maxi wedding guest dress
Photo: ASTR The Label

This pink wedding guest dress is a safe bet for when temperatures start to rise. The flowery number features side cutouts that extend into an open back, plus a lightweight skirt that will allow you to move comfortably throughout the event (and on the dance floor, of course).

Size Range: XS-XL

Show Me Your Mumu Lady Corset Dress in Garden Romantic

Show Me Your Mumu floral corset wedding guest dress
Photo: Show Me Your Mumu

With a corset bodice, lace-up back, and tiered skirt, this pink floral dress for wedding guests is proof that the Regency Era is alive and well in the 21st Century. Get ready for loads of compliments when you're wearing this Bridgerton-worthy ensemble.

Size Range: XXS - 3XL

ASTR The Label Mable Floral Tiered Ruffle Maxi Dress

ASTR The Label floral ruffle wedding guest dress
Photo: ASTR The Label

How romantic is this floral wedding guest dress? It would fit right in with the setting at an outdoor garden wedding. Style it with delicate gold jewelry and strappy block heels for a dressy yet casual look.

Size Range: XS - XL

Arula Delilah Floral Maxi Dress in Blue-Multi

Arula blue floral maxi wedding guest dress
Photo: Arula

This blue floral midi dress is perfect for transitioning from warm days to brisk nights. Thanks to its long puff sleeves, you won't need to carry around a jacket. Plus, its breezy A-line silhouette makes it a comfortable pick to hit the dance floor in.

Size Range: 10 - 24

Birdy Grey Lola Dress in Chiffon Coral Sunset Peonies

Birdy Grey chiffon coral floral wedding guest dress
Photo: Birdy Grey

This floral midi dress is versatile enough to wear to basically any wedding, no matter the dress code. We're particularly digging its bustier bodice, tiered skirt, and side leg slit (and the fact that it's available in a wide range of sizes and prints).

Size Range: XS - 3XL

Elliatt Helena Strapless Midi Dress in Multi

Elliatt floral midi wedding guest dress
Photo: Elliatt

Our love for this look is certainly *blooming*, thanks to the lifelike floral appliqués that adorn its figure-flattering silhouette. Keep things classic by pairing it with nude pumps, or go bold with an added pop of color. Either way, you'll make a statement.

Size Range: XS-XL

Petal + Pup Annabelle Halter Neck Midi Dress in Black Floral

Petal + Pup halter neck black floral wedding guest dress
Photo: Petal + Pup

With a glass of rosé or mocktail in hand, you'll look effortlessly trendy in this black floral wedding guest dress. Our favorite parts are the fashionable asymmetric high neckline, the large colorful botanical print, and the soft satin feel. Bonus: Use our code "PETALXKNOT" to receive 10% off your purchase.

Size Range: XS-XL

Lulus Fleur of Dreams Green and Pink Floral Print Organza Maxi Dress

Lulus floral maxi wedding guest dress
Photo: Lulus

Black-tie and formal weddings call for the most dressy guest attire. Enter: This floral wedding guest dress. Its floor-length silhouette makes it ideal for any upscale venue. Throw on some crystal drop earrings and metallic heels and you'll be set.

Size Range: XS-XL

Arula Valerie Floral Midi Dress in Pink-Multi

Arula pink floral midi wedding guest dress
Photo: Arula

Trust me, you'll be reaching for this blush midi dress long after the wedding day. Its classic silhouette allows it to be easily dressed up or down for any occasion. Think: Sandals for Sunday brunch, and block heels for a beach wedding.

Size Range: 10 - 24

Park & Fifth Maxine Dress in Matilda

Park & Fifth green floral wedding guest dress
Photo: Park & Fifth

On the search for a floral cocktail wedding guest dress? This stylish column midi dress certainly fits the bill. Finish off your look with some statement earrings and strappy stilettos and you'll be ready to go.

Size Range: XXS - 3XL

Milla Ravishing Blue Hydrangea Corset Maxi Dress

Milla blue corset floral maxi wedding guest dress
Photo: Milla

This floor-length floral wedding guest dress is, in a word, elegance. Whether you're heading to a formal or black-tie affair, you could certainly make this breathtaking maxi work for you. And seriously, who doesn't love a hydrangea print? P.S.: you can use the code 'THEKNOT15' for a discount when you order it online.

Size Range: XXS - XXL

House of CB Carmen Dress in Pink Peony

House of CB pink floral wedding guest dress
Photo: House of CB

Bring your cottagecore dreams to life with this enchanting midi dress. Its corset bodice and lace-up back make for a look that's straight out of a fairytale. Choose from 16 different fabric options, including nine gorgeous floral prints.

Size Range: XS-XL

Lulus Blissful Glamour Blue Floral Tiered Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Dress

Lulus blue floral wedding guest maxi dress
Photo: Lulus

Here's a look that's formal wedding-ready. The floor-length number features sheer puff sleeves, a lace-up back, and a vibrant botanical print. Complete the ensemble with dangle earrings, a pair of pumps, and a matching clutch.

Size Range: S - L

FAQs About Floral Dresses for Weddings

Can you wear a white dress with a floral print for a wedding?

By now, most people know that you should never wear white to a wedding, but when it comes to floral dresses, there still seems to be a bit of a gray area. According to experts, you should steer clear of any patterns that are predominantly white. So, if the dress you're eyeing is white with floral detailing, it's probably a no-go.

Can you wear a black floral dress to a wedding?

In the world of wedding guest attire, black dresses are a classic option, and the same can be said about black floral dresses. Black dresses with a floral print offer a fun way to switch things up from your usual style. Plus, they're just as timeless!

Can you wear a floral dress to a formal wedding?

The short answer: Yes! Floral wedding guest dresses come in so many different styles, from festive frocks to sexy slips. No matter the dress code of the event you're attending, you're bound to find a floral wedding guest dress that's perfect for the occasion. For a formal or black-tie wedding, we recommend opting for a floor-length gown. Brands like Milla and Mac Duggal cater specifically to these types of dress codes. Plus, they have plenty of floral options you're sure to love.

How do you wear a floral dress to a wedding?

The best way to style your floral wedding guest dress can vary depending on the dress code. For a casual event, you could pair it with sandals and sunnies for a laid-back look. For a semi-formal dress code, opt for a pair of block heels or wedges, and a matching shoulder bag. For a formal or black tie dress code, you can't go wrong with a pair of patent pumps and a metallic clutch.

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