Bridal Shower Dresses That Will Make You the Picture of Bridal Elegance

Because your bridal shower is the first time that you’ll have to say yes to the dress.  

Bridal Shower Dresses
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Bridal showers are for eating finger sandwiches and bite-sized desserts, sipping sweet tea, and of course, wearing the first of many white dresses during your season as a bride-to-be. No matter if it's your aunt, your godmother, or your bestie hosting the event, you want to be sure that you're the prettiest vision of bridal elegance possible, and nothing says that more than a crisp white dress. Your bridal shower dress sets the tone for what your friends and family can expect of your showstopping wedding dress. Whether your bridal shower is in the sweltering summer or the dead of winter, we've rounded up the best bridal shower dress for each season. If you're looking for a dress that's sure to get the nod of approval from Grandma, then you might want to check out a white lace bridal shower dress. If you'll be enjoying afternoon tea at your favorite outdoor venue, a white midi dress might be the lucky number for your bridal shower.

While you may feel like there's pressure to make an extravagant fashion show out of your bridal shower, sometimes the simplest dresses, like a white sweater dress, are just what the occasion calls for. On the hunt for plus size bridal shower dresses or a tall bridal shower maxi dress? We've included those too. After all comfort should be the number one factor over everything when you're finding a dress for a special occasion. Once you've found a dress that makes you excited for your journey to finding the dress, then you can look forward to the delicious food and desserts that will be on display at your bridal shower. Plus, the inevitable tell-all of sage wedding advice that is sure to spark a playful story from grandma and the aunties. We've got you covered with these pretty as can be bridal shower dresses, so sit back and enjoy your day of celebrating.

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Free People Ain't She a Beaut Midi Dress

Free People Ain't She a Beaut
Free People

This light and airy dress with exaggerated puff sleeves and a ruched bodice will have you feeling like you were born to run through a field of wildflowers.

BUY IT: $118;

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Madewell Eyelet Tie-Front Midi Dress

Madewell Tie-Front Eyelet Dress

We love the sweet eyelet pattern and button-front detail on this midi dress.

BUY IT: $59.99;

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Hill House Home The Ellie Nap Dress

Hill House Home Ellie Nap Dress
Hill House Home

You already know how we feel about Nap Dresses. Make it white for a bride, and it's sheer bridal bliss.

BUY IT: $125;

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Anthropologie Ruffled Halter Mini Dress

Anthropologie Ruffled Halter Mini Dress

This playful dress is just the option to match your happy occasion.

BUY IT: $140;

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ASOS Tie Strap Mini Dress

ASOS Tie-Strap Mini Dress

The tie strap detail on this dress is just darling. Pair it with strappy sandals or block heels for a glowing bridal look.

BUY IT: $24;

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ASOS Cotton Mini Smock Shirt Dress

ASOS Shirt Dress

Shirt dresses will never go out of style, plus they're the epitome of comfort.

BUY IT: $32;

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Lulus Patchwork Cream Cable Knit Sweater Dress

Lulus Patchwork Cream Knit Dress

Winter brides need their share of cute bridal shower dresses too! The knit material will keep you warm, while the gathered waist and patchwork pattern add a feminine flare.

BUY IT: $68;

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H&M Fine-Knit Dress

H&M Fine Knit Dress

We love the Jackie O vibes that this dress has. It's a beautiful balance of mixing classic details with modern silhouettes.

BUY IT: $59.99;

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H&M Tie Belt Dress

H&M Tie Belt Dress

Woven cream cotton and a braided belt make a pretty, rustic puff-sleeved dress.

BUY IT: $49.99;

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J. Crew Featherweight Satin Tie-Neck Dress

J. Crew Featherweight Satin Tie-Neck Dress
J. Crew

We love this satin dress as a formal bridal shower dress option. The sweet details create a whimsical look.

BUY IT: $100.99;

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Banana Republic Off-the-Shoulder Sweater Dress

Banana Republic Wide Neck Sweater Dress
Banana Republic

The wide neckline and asymmetrical gathering on this dress give it a romantic and cozy feel.

BUY IT: $139;

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White House Black Market Leaf-Patterned Lace Dress

White House Black Market Leaf Lace Dress
White House Black Market

Southern ladies love their lace, and this leaf-patterned dress is just the ticket for a blushing bride.

BUY IT: $119.99;

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White House Black Market One-Shoulder Ruffled Midi Dress

White House Black Market One Shoulder Flutter Dress
White House Black Market

Dance the night away at a formal bridal shower with your girlfriends and family in this flutter dress.

BUY IT: $139.99;

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Crown & Ivy Sleeveless Ruffle Neck Midi Dress

Crown & Ivy Sleeveless Midi Dress

A ruffle neckline and midi length? Consider us swooning.

BUY IT: $27.37;

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BY DESIGN Ruched Balloon Sleeve Mini Dress

BY DESIGN Ruched Balloon Sleeve Dress
Nordstrom Rack

The sheer sleeves add even more elegance to this slim-fitting dress.

BUY IT: $49.97;

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