Flowers blooming, birds chirping, and evenings filled with daylight—spring really is a beautiful time of year to tie the knot. If you've been invited to watch a friend or family member celebrate true love, you're probably in the market for a nice spring wedding guest dress. To help you find the one, we've picked out some of our favorite 'fits that emanate everything we love about the season. And we're not just talking signature spring styles (hello, florals), we've also included plenty of unique looks that are right on trend for 2022. Any of these spring stunners will look the part, whether you need a dress for a wedding in March, April, or May.
Where to Buy Spring Wedding Guest Dresses
We've rounded up 32 of our favorite spring wedding guest styles below, but if you'd rather browse the web for yourself, that's okay too. Before you get lost in a sea of search results, check out three of the best places to shop for a spring wedding outfit online.
- Lulus: Oh Lulus, how we love you. This online retailer is our go-to for pretty much any party dress. You'll find spring-ready styles under $100 for casual, cocktail, and formal weddings alike.
- Rent the Runway: There's lots to love about renting a dress instead of buying it. You can don a gorgeous outfit while avoiding the negative environmental impact of fast fashion (and you'll save money while you're at it). Rent the Runway has pages and pages of beautiful dresses and jumpsuits fit for every type of wedding guest.
- Reformation: A Reformation dress is always worth the investment. The site has plenty of options that are perfect for wearing through spring and beyond, including elevated floral designs and understated styles.
The Best Dresses to Wear to a Spring Wedding
Ready to nab the perfect wedding guest outfit for spring 2022? We've found gorgeous picks for every dress code. Seriously, these dresses and jumpsuits will earn you all the compliments.
1. Blush maxi dress
There's nothing we don't love about this blush pink floor-length maxi. From the allover floral print to the delicate spaghetti straps and sultry leg slit, it's a total showstopper. If there's still a bit of a chill in the air, pair it with a light-colored cardigan or shawl.
Lulus Still the One blush pink floral print satin maxi dress, $88, Lulus
2. Romantic ruffle gown
Both the moss and lilac versions of this chiffon wedding guest dress are fit for a spring wedding. The tie waist creates a flattering silhouette, while the ruffle tiers and neckline add a playful feminine twist.
BHLDN Amelie dress, $298, BHLDN
3. Abstract floral slip dress
On the hunt for a spring wedding guest dress for a garden venue? Check out this eye-catchingly colorful midi dress. This outfit's minimalistic silhouette allows the abstract allover print to really shine. The vibrant design reminds us of a blooming garden in the height of spring.
Reformation Alisal dress in Sims Crosby, $248, Reformation
4. Sleeveless jumpsuit
There's no reason you can't swap out a dress for a jumpsuit or pant suit instead. Ultimately, you should wear what you feel most comfortable in (as long as it's formal enough for the dress code). This coral halter-neck jumpsuit feels fancy enough for a daytime cocktail wedding, especially when paired with shiny metallic accessories.
Trina Turk Bermuda jumpsuit, $60 to rent, Rent the Runway
5. Floral wrap dress
You really can't go wrong with pastel pink hues when it comes to spring celebrations. This botanical beauty feels light, airy, and romantic—everything you could possibly need from your wardrobe ahead of the spring wedding season.
Standards & Practices Emery V-neck wrap maxi dress, $96, Dia & Co
6. Cutout midi dress
Prefer cool girl vibes to flirty, romantic styles? If that's the case, you should definitely check out ASTR The Label. We particularly love this long-sleeve midi dress for a spring wedding. The subtle florals and cool-toned hue lend themselves to a unique design that still meets the seasonal brief. (And that's not to mention the eye-catching cutout waist.)
ASTR The Label Lainie long-sleeve cutout midi dress in Blue Floral Satin, from $168, ASTR The Label
7. Streamlined slip dress
Looking for an evening dress to wear to a spring wedding? This understated maxi can easily be dressed up to suit a black tie dress code. The square neckline and simple spaghetti straps would be beautifully complemented by a statement necklace or shoulder-duster earrings. Finish the look with some strappy sandal heels or a clean stiletto pump and a coordinating clutch.
Reformation Ingrid dress in Celadon, $348, Reformation
8. Bell-sleeve sheath dress
If you're a fan of the statement sleeve trend but your style is a little more low key, we've got you. This stylish sheath dress is complete with cute bell sleeves that feel anything but over-the-top. Both the dusty rose and mint smoke hues are perfect for spring.
Adrianna Papell bell-sleeve rose embroidered sheath dress in Dusty Rose, $159, Adrianna Papell
9. Floral appliqué minidress
We don't care what Miranda Priestly has to say, the florals on this spring wedding guest dress really are groundbreaking. The 3D blooms on this striking purple dress are a similar hue to Pantone's 2022 color of the year: Very Peri.
Free People Flora mini dress, $475, Free People
10. High-neck midi dress
Saturated hues aren't completely off limits when it comes to spring wedding outfits. The dark green color of this casual short-sleeve midi reflects the once-again thriving natural world. It'll fit right in at a garden venue or otherwise outdoor celebration.
Lulus Floral Dressed Up dark green floral print midi dress, $68, Lulus
11. Textured minidress
A sheer overlay and lace floral embroidery give this pretty minidress an eye-catching look. The sweetheart neckline can be worn on or off the shoulder depending on your preferred style. All of these elegant details make it a fitting outfit for a cocktail wedding.
Chi Chi London V-neck long-sleeve mini dress in Blush, $176, Chi Chi London
12. Sophisticated midi dress
There are so many options when it comes to spring dresses to wear to a wedding. This streamlined midi would be a versatile addition to your wardrobe. The lilac hue works for multiple seasons, including spring, summer, and winter. Similarly, the classic silhouette means you can dress it up or down for both casual and semi-formal events.
Hello Molly Taking It Back dress in Lilac, $65, Hello Molly
13. Paisley maxi dress
How's this for a statement spring wedding outfit? The paisley print, gold-tone buckle, and asymmetrical silhouette give this sky-blue maxi serious wow factor. Skip any over-the-top accessories—this stunner speaks for itself.
Nackiye Antiparos dress, $715, Shopbop
14. Long-sleeve minidress
Nordstrom has lots of cute dresses you can easily wear to a spring wedding, like this elegant mini. A subtle tonal leaf pattern gives a nod to the seasonal return of greenery. The short, asymmetrical hem is balanced by a modest V-neckline and long sleeves.
NSR Nara faux-wrap long-sleeve dress, $87, Nordstrom
15. Tropical maxi dress
Attending a tropical destination wedding in the springtime? This is the dress for you. Channel your surroundings with an exotic flora and fauna print in a bright shade of yellow.
FARM Rio yellow tropical tapestry maxi dress, $285, FARM Rio
16. Mauve midi dress
Mauve is a great color if you're looking for a dress to wear to a March wedding. This dusty hue takes a step away from winter's rich metallics and jewel tones, but it's not quite as light and airy as traditional spring pastels. The result? An excellent transitional piece that toes the line between winter and spring.
Lulus Reinette mauve purple midi dress, $68, Lulus
17. Cheery slip dress
Here's another yellow spring wedding guest outfit to consider for May nuptials. As the season grows warmer and the days get longer, swap out pastel shades for solid, sunny hues like this cheery midi.
ZARA satin-effect midi dress, $49, ZARA
18. Puff-sleeve minidress
Shopping for a wedding that's a little earlier in the season? Emulate April showers in this light blue wedding guest dress. Puffy organza sleeves and a babydoll silhouette bring a playful but chic vibe.
ASOS DESIGN petite puffed organza-sleeve babydoll dress in Teal, $55, ASOS
19. Shimmering jumpsuit
You don't have to leave the metallics behind just yet. This wedding guest jumpsuit still works for spring thanks to its pale rose gold hue. Blush pinks are in their prime in the spring and summer months, so think of it as blush pink with a little extra pizzazz. A trendy cowl neckline and wide leg design offer a contemporary edge.
ELOQUII cowl neck satin jumpsuit in Rose Gold, $110, ELOQUII
20. Floral print maxi dress
Looking for a longer dress to wear as a spring wedding guest? Here's a sweet floral dress that'll come in clutch for years to come. Ruffle detailing and shoulder-tie straps bring the romance, while the green hue and botanical print honor the beauty of the natural world.
Reformation Jasen dress in Lomita, $298, Reformation
21. Casual tiered dress
This soft polyester midi is just right for a casual barn or boho wedding. The smocked waist, creased skirt, and ruffled V-neckline add flirty texture from top to bottom. Worried about the fit? This spring wedding guest dress is also available in petite and plus sizes.
Anthropologie ruffled tiered midi dress in Slate, $170, Anthropologie
22. Asymmetrical midi dress
This midi wedding guest dress is perfect for spring thanks to its pale hue and romantic textures. Puff sleeves, ruffle details, and ruching create a soft, feminine look that would work for a semi-formal celebration. Just add some understated accessories like a small pendant necklace and stud earrings.
ASTR The Label Athens ruched puff-sleeve shimmer midi dress in Pink, from $138, ASTR The Label
23. Bold wrap dress
Bright, vibrant hues are perfect for late spring and early summer wedding celebrations. Wear this cheery teal dress to a May wedding in celebration of the joyous occasion. Good news: This bold hue stays on trend through the fall, so you'll get plenty of wear out of it. (And who doesn't love a wrap silhouette?!)
11 Honoré Luna wrap dress, $198, 11 Honoré
24. Elevated minidress
In the market for a spring wedding cocktail dress? While tea-length dresses are traditionally the norm, you can wear a shorter dress if it feels elevated enough, especially if the event is taking place during the daytime. The delicate rose hue of this sheath dress tributes blossoming spring blooms, but it's the capelet that really steals the show.
SL Fashions metallic-trim capelet sheath dress in Faded Rose, $99, Macy's
25. Vibrant maxi dress
There's no such thing as too many floral wedding guest dresses when it comes to spring nuptials. This coral-hued cotton maxi will fit right in on a beach or at a casual outdoor wedding.
Cara Cara Nathali dress in Botanical Allover Coral, $725, Cara Cara
26. Seamless slip dress
If you're not quite ready to let go of the sage green color trend that swept the fashion world recently, we've got good news: You don't have to! Spring is the perfect time to pull those sage-hued 'fits right back out of your wardrobe. This understated slip dress would look right at home at a semi-formal spring wedding in nature.
J.Crew eco cupro slip dress in Slate Green, $128, J.Crew
27. Ruffle-neckline dress
Pale purple hues like lilac and lavender are big in the early months of the year. This minidress from eco-friendly marketplace Consciously will make for a lovely outfit to wear as a guest to a casual spring wedding. The tie waist and ruffle neckline add a dressy touch that's not overly formal.
Valani Sokha banana midi dress in Purple Sage, $298, Consciously
28. Airy maxi dress
There are a few great places to shop for plus-size wedding guest dresses for the spring, including Torrid. We can easily picture this easy-breezy maxi dress at a casual waterfront wedding. Pair it with wedges or block heels for a trendy but practical look.
Torrid light blue trapeze maxi dress, $86, Torrid
29. Whimsical wildflower dress
If it's a dress for an outdoor spring wedding you're after, look no further than this nature-inspired high-low gown. It's covered in an allover wildflower print that's teeming with vintage charm. On-trend details like a ruffle hemline and sleeves add a contemporary touch.
Hutch Coley dress, $297, Hutch
30. Dramatic one-shoulder dress
Looking for statement spring wedding guest dress ideas? Consider this dazzling metallic number. The one-shoulder party dress is made from recycled polyester (and it makes an excellent after-party outfit if the wedding itself requires formal attire).
& Other Stories metallic one-shoulder midi dress, $119, & Other Stories
31. Statement-sleeve minidress
Here's another unique off-the-shoulder look we love. This loose-fitting shift dress will be undeniably comfy during a long (but fun!) day of celebrating. The simple silhouette gives way to statement puff sleeves that'll garner plenty of attention.
Anthropologie off-the-shoulder mini dress, $148, Anthropologie
32. Versatile slip dress
Wear this versatile dress paired with some statement heels (think: a chunky block heel or blinged-out stiletto) and sparkly jewelry. Sizing runs from XXS to XXL and you can opt for petite, regular, or tall length.
Abercrombie & Fitch twist-front slip midi dress, $89, Abercrombie & Fitch