The Complete Guide to What to Wear to a Fall Wedding


If you thought wedding season was over, think again. Of course, we always talk about summer weddings, but as the trends have proven, the wedding cycle doesn’t end after Labor Day, although your outfits may change for events that take place later in the day. the year. For a fall wedding, it’s all about reinventing your warm-weather basics in a new way. Flowers take on a darker turn, lighter materials are replaced with velvet, and hey, you might want to put on a jacket as well.

If you’re currently on the hunt for something to wear for the next fall wedding on your calendar, we’re here to help. Below, we’ve broken things down by dress code to help you determine what will work for your next night out, regardless of the theme. Shop our favorite picks (at all prices) below.

Black tie

This is where you bring all the drama. Think rich silks in warm tones, crumpled velvets, and dresses with long (and dramatic) sleeves. For the dresses below, don’t be afraid to bring out the statement accessories.

Reformation Bray Dress ($ 388)

My half Texas Metallic Knit Backless Maxi Dress ($ 220)

Zara Limited Edition Sequin Dress ($ 90)

Norma Kamali Diana Dress ($ 215)

ASOS design Scoop-back, bias-cut satin maxi dress ($ 83)

Patbo Textured Velvet Lace-Up Dress ($ 675)

Tove Gracen Ruched Silk Midi Dress ($ 1,125)


If I had had to label the simplest dress code, it would be a cocktail party. He strikes a balance between the black tie and the casual. There is also more room to opt for more personal and unique touches with prints, shorter silhouettes and colors.

Reformation Lorenzo Velvet Dress ($ 298)

Who What to Wear Collection Drew Cutout Twist Midi Dress (155)

Zara Satin effect halter dress ($ 46)

Astr label Zola Satin Dress ($ 129)

ASOS design Cowl Neck Mini Dress ($ 57)

Self-portrait Sheer Lace Midi Dress ($ 525)

Zimmermann Mini Silk Wrap Dress ($ 560)


I love daytime or outdoor weddings, and I’m sure it’s easier on the wallet and wardrobe too. You can dress up pieces you already own, and if you buy a new one you will at least know that it can be more versatile than a dress. Lighter materials like cotton or crepe, floral prints, and bold colors will all work.

Who What to Wear Collection Lauren Cutout Maxi Dress ($ 140)

Reformation Fiona two-piece ($ 298)

Mango Floral Print Dress ($ 70)

Ganni Cotton canvas dress ($ 395)

Rixo Jules Floral Dress ($ 360)

Lisa says Gah Victoria wrap dress ($ 169)

H&M Ruffle dress ($ 35)


The creative dress code might not be the most common dress code, but it comes into play for weddings where the bride and groom want guests to bring personality and fun to their look. If I had to pick a favorite dress code, it would be this one. This is where you can have more flexibility with more trendy pieces.

Ciao Lucie Georgina Foiled Satin Midi Dress ($ 425)

Zara Floral Print Dress ($ 50)

Selkie The Sugarfrill Dress ($ 399)

ASOS Edition Ruched Neck Midi Dress ($ 121)

Christophe john rogers Plaid Seersucker Strapless Dress ($ 2,395)

Lirika Matoshi Star in Her Eyes Dress ($ 150)

Agua Bendita Bali Dust Dress ($ 230)

Then the most beautiful fall cocktail dresses from Zara, H&M and more

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