18 Rehearsal Dinner Dresses for Guests That Will Outshine the Night's Best Toast

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Lulus Blissfully Rusty Rose Jacquard Short Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress
Lulus Blissfully Rusty Rose Jacquard Short Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress

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When wedding season hits in the South, it's off to the races…er, the chapel. Calendars full of save the dates turn into calendars full of, "What am I going to wear?" moments. If you're a bridesmaid, the wedding day's outfit is locked down, so buying a new dress for the rehearsal dinner is a fun way to treat yourself and show off your personality. With these 18 rehearsal dinner dress ideas, you'll look like a million bucks without spending it. These rehearsal dinner dresses come in so many colors and patterns and can easily be dressed up or down depending on the venue and vibe of the event. Giving a toast to the bride and groom at the rehearsal dinner? You know your go-to black dress isn't going to cut it for this one. Make the best impression in one of these gorgeous rehearsal dinner dresses. All of these rehearsal dinner dresses are under $120, with the majority under $100, so you don't have to worry about tacking too many extra dollars onto the already-hefty bill of being a bridesmaid. If you're stressing about a busy wedding season, snag one of these stylish rehearsal dinner dresses and get excited to show it off.

Lulus Blissfully Rusty Rose Jacquard Short Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress

BUY IT: $68; lulus.com

Wrap dresses are eternally flattering, and we love the soft texture of this jacquard pattern. This dress also comes in a gorgeous sage green option if you're not a fan of pink.

Lulus Blissfully Rusty Rose Jacquard Short Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress
Lulus Blissfully Rusty Rose Jacquard Short Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress

Merokeety Lace Cocktail Dress

BUY IT: from $36.99; amazon.com

This timeless lace dress comes in 15 color options, and at this price point, we're about to order multiple shades to put on rotation for weddings and rehearsal dinners.

Merokeety Lace Cocktail Dress
Merokeety Lace Cocktail Dress

1. State Smocked Neck Mini Dress

BUY IT: $79; revolve.com

A high neckline, cinched waist, and ruffled bottom make this floral dress so flattering. For a more casual rehearsal dinner, try it with wedges or booties, or dress it up with heels and a pretty clutch.

1. State Smocked Neck Mini Dress
1. State Smocked Neck Mini Dress

Lulus Take Me Out Back One-Shoulder Maxi Dress

BUY IT: $64; lulus.com

We're guessing your go-to black dress could use a little freshening up. You can dress this classic one-shoulder look up or down depending on the rehearsal dinner setting.

Lulus Take Me Out Back One-Shoulder Maxi Dress
Lulus Take Me Out Back One-Shoulder Maxi Dress

MINKPINK Sistan Frill Mini Dress

BUY IT: $99; revolve.com

Paisley is a forever-favorite pattern, and this color palette can go from late summer into fall.

MINKPINK Sistan Frill Mini Dress
MINKPINK Sistan Frill Mini Dress

Heartloom Dennis Dress

BUY IT: $119; revolve.com

One of the best parts about this soft midi is that it's not dry-clean only! Have fun with a bold pair of earrings and pretty purse with this soft blue number.

Heartloom Dennis Dress
Heartloom Dennis Dress

Shein Mesh Sleeves Pencil Dress

BUY IT: from $39.99; amazon.com

The lightweight, patterned sleeves add just the right amount of pizazz to a classic pencil dress. This style comes in seven color options, but this dusty pink is a wear-anytime shade we love.

Shein Mesh Sleeves Pencil Dress
Shein Mesh Sleeves Pencil Dress

Free People Angelica Midi Slip

BUY IT: $60; freepeople.com

Everyone needs a simple, throw-and-go slip dress in her closet, and this oh-so-affordable one comes in six staple colors you can wear year-round.

Free People Angelica Midi Slip
Free People Angelica Midi Slip

AQUA Toile Printed Ruffled Mini Dress

BUY IT: $88; bloomingdales.com

Toile is always popular in classic Southern home design, so we can't resist this ruffly embodiment of our dream bedroom. It also comes in blue for our Blue Willow diehards out there.

AQUA Toile Printed Ruffled Mini Dress
AQUA Toile Printed Ruffled Mini Dress

AQUA Tiered Midi Dress

BUY IT: $88; bloomingdales.com

Your little black dress just got an upgrade with tiny polka dots and a few ruffles. This simple but fun dress can be worn regardless the season.

AQUA Tiered Midi Dress
AQUA Tiered Midi Dress

Happy Sailed Long Sleeve Ruffle Dress

BUY IT: from $29.99; amazon.com

This adorable number comes in 16—yes, 16—colors, so you can rock it regardless the event or time of year.

Happy Sailed Long Sleeve Ruffle Dress
Happy Sailed Long Sleeve Ruffle Dress

Lulus Capture Your Heart Lavender Tiered Puff Sleeve Midi Dress

BUY IT: $88; amazon.com

This lovely lavender midi also comes in a dusty rose color that's beautiful. Wear this dress with sneakers or flat sandals for shopping with the girls and dress it up with heels, jewelry, and a sparkly clutch for a rehearsal dinner.

Lulus Capture Your Heart Lavender Tiered Puff Sleeve Midi Dress
Lulus Capture Your Heart Lavender Tiered Puff Sleeve Midi Dress

MINKPINK Tully A Line Mini Dress

BUY IT: $99; revolve.com

With a soft green and easy silhouette, you will wear this dress again and again. Just as cute with sneakers as with a pair of high-heel sandals, you'll quickly get your wear out of it.

MINKPINK Tully A Line Mini Dress
MINKPINK Tully A Line Mini Dress

Lulus Shining Time Black Floral Jacquard Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Dress

BUY IT: $78; lulus.com

If you're unsure of dress code, you can never go wrong with a black midi or maxi dress in a breezy fabric. Swap out accessories and shoes depending on the season and venue.

Lulus Shining Time Black Floral Jacquard Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Dress
Lulus Shining Time Black Floral Jacquard Off-the-Shoulder Maxi Dress

Tracy Reese Fit and Flare Dress

BUY IT: $57.90; amazon.com

We love the unique neckline on this super-flattering dress. The bright green is gorgeous for spring and summer weddings.

Tracy Reese Fit and Flare Dress
Tracy Reese Fit and Flare Dress

Lulus Absolutely Exquisite Navy Blue Floral Jacquard Mini Dress

BUY IT: $64; lulus.com

No one will believe that this luxe dress was less than $70. We love the way the bold magenta, deep blue, and soft green complement each other.

Lulus Absolutely Exquisite Navy Blue Floral Jacquard Mini Dress
Lulus Absolutely Exquisite Navy Blue Floral Jacquard Mini Dress

Pretty Garden Halter Neck Maxi Dress

BUY IT: from $25.99; amazon.com

You won't believe how many colors and patterns this flowy dress comes in, and it has thousands of good reviews on Amazon. Reviewers consistently mention how comfortable and lightweight the fabric is.

Pretty Garden Halter Neck Maxi Dress
Pretty Garden Halter Neck Maxi Dress

Lulus Romantic Waltz Light Blue Organza Puff Sleeve Mini Dress

BUY IT: $78; lulus.com

Statement sleeves are all the rage right now, but in a light organza fabric, they won't overwhelm your stature.

Lulus Romantic Waltz Light Blue Organza Puff Sleeve Mini Dress
Lulus Romantic Waltz Light Blue Organza Puff Sleeve Mini Dress