Forget the wedding ceremony; the reception is where the party is at! Changing into a reception outfit is not compulsory, but it sure has become a trend that we can’t help but love. Who says no to bridal fashion?
These wedding reception dress ideas have been curated for every kind of bride; you are sure to find something that suits your sense of style. So, take a look:
1. Fringed beauty
You can hardly go wrong with fringes. If you are the kind of bride that loves to shake her body, go for a dramatic effect with a fringed dress.
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2. A yellow affair
This simple yet classy dress is an absolute delight. This shade of yellow is very flattering on dark-skinned brides.
3. Grecian vibes
You can be a Greek goddess for a day in this monostrap dress (complete with the laurel wreath, because bride). Black is a great colour for evening and night receptions, and you can rock this dress even if you’re petite.
It’s your wedding, so no glam is too much glam. Roll into your reception like a queen with this dress that speaks volumes.
5. Elegant in sequins
If you’re all about making a statement while staying elegant, this is the perfect inspiration. Best of all, brides of all sizes can rock this dress.
6. Dare to make a splash
Be daring in this show-stopping, snatched outfit. If you’re a bride that wants to show off your assets and turn heads, why not show some skin?
7. Golden glitz
The fitting and design of this dress is just perfect for curvy brides.
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7. Ready to dance
You shaku shaku moves need this jumpsuit! You can dance your heart out in this jumpsuit while showing off your long legs.
8. Ice Princess
Plus-sized brides would absolutely slay in this dress. Check out how it flatters while still being modest and beautiful.
9. Feathered and nude
Nude is in, so if you’re a bold and fashionable bride, consider this option. Especially if you don’t mind showing some skin.
10. Bring the drama
Legs, shoulders and feathers…what’s not to love? Go all out with this dress.
We hope you’ve found something you like! If you need more ideas, these reception gowns from 2018 were our favourites.
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