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Gorgeous Wedding Guest Dresses For Weddings Abroad

Invited to a destination wedding but not sure what to wear? Don't worry, we've got the perfect wedding guest dresses for you, whether you're after a floaty maxi dress for a beach wedding or a more conservative floral number for a church ceremony.

Weddings abroad are the perfect opportunity to combine the romance of a loved one’s nuptials with a sunny escape. You can enjoy the celebrations and explore a new place all at once. Bonus.


Most couples choose to extend their celebrations when getting hitched abroad, making everyone’s travels worthwhile and stretching out the fun. This means plenty of opportunity to party and mingle with your friends and family.

The only downside to the festivities is choosing what to wear, after you’ve checked the wedding guest dress code you’ll need to select the perfect outfit. With warmer climes and alternative venues to consider, you could find the excitement of your mini adventure dwindling as you search the shops.

If that sounds like you, don’t panic! We’ve been to our fair share of weddings abroad and know exactly what works for a sun-drenched do and the after-party. Plus, we’ve happily spent hours scouring the shops for the very best fashion picks – so you don’t have to!

From high street bargains to high end styles worthy of the catwalk, we’ve selected something for everyone and every budget. From block colours and ruffles to tropical prints and sparkling pieces that will grab attention for all the night reasons, you will fall head over heels for these fabulous fashion picks.

All you need to do next is pair your dress with some stunning shoes and accessories (don’t forget some stylish shades!) and you’ll be ready to rock the reception.

Now, get scrolling through our round-up and don’t forget to ‘gram your look when you get there!

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Boden dress

This green ruffled number is simply perfect for beachside nuptials. Nora maxi dress, Boden, £90

Boden palm print dress

Laid-back celebrations by the sea are the perfect excuse to invest in this printed shirt dress, Anastasia dress, Boden, £80

Oasis dress

Polka dots are a timeless classic and make a perfect demure destination wedding look. Midi dress, Oasis, £52

Zara dress

Floaty sleeves and sparkle score destination wedding style points for us. Sequinned dress, Zara, £95.99

New Look dress

We’re in love with the floaty hemline. Floral puff sleeve midi dress, New Look, £15

New Look Floral Dress

Florals are always a good idea for a wedding and we love the subtly sexy silhouette of this dress. Light grey dress, New Look, £22.99

Monsoon Pink Dress

This satin dress will keep you cool in warmer climes, while looking super stylish. Amelia midi dress, Monsoon, £99

ASOS Yellow Dress

Vibrant colours always work well in sunny destinations. Midi dress, ASOS, £50

Needle & Thread Dress

One of the prettiest dresses on the high street, you’ll literally feel like a princess. Bella midi dress, Needle & Thread, £765

Self Portrait Dress

Don’t shy away from bold and bright shades as a destination wedding guest. Tiered lace dress, Self-Portrait at Net-A-porter, £350

Dolce & Gabbana Dress

These floral number is giving us serious vintage vibes. Floral dress, Dolce & Gabbana at Net-A-Porter, £1500

Rachel Zoe Dress

Sleek, chic and with some impressive fringing, we adore this number! Chantelle dress, Rachel Zoe at Net-A-Porter, £430

Rixo Dress

If you need to keep covered for a religious ceremony, this cool floral dress is just the thing. Marianne dress, RIXO at Net-A-Porter, £295