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What to Wear to a Winter Wedding: Our Favorite Winter Wedding Guest Dresses & Jumpsuits

Winter Wedding Dresses and Jumpsuit Inspiration When You’re Invited to a Winter Wedding & Style Tips

With weddings happening in full force, winter nuptials are destined to be busy. While winter may not be the most popular season for a wedding, we think there is so much to love about going to one—the intimate celebratory atmosphere, getting the chance to dress up while beating the dreaded winter blues and our favorite, those warm winter cocktails like hot toddies and mulled wine.

The best winter wedding guest dresses are equal party formal, comfortable and stylish. But finding a dress that does all that is no easy task. With the temperatures plummeting, you’re going to want to wear dresses with longer hemlines, flowy sleeves and higher necklines. Read on for our most loved winter wedding guest outfit ideas and style tips for every wedding dress code.

What makes a great winter wedding guest outfit

If you’re not sure what to wear to a winter wedding, let us help you. Our guide on what to wear to a winter wedding is full of hot tips to find your perfect wedding guest dress.

There are numerous ways to add some fun and novelty into your winter wedding guest attire, without losing some of the formality of the occasion. We love sumptuous velvet dresses for a winter wedding. It reminds us of luxury and warmth. You can also go for bold and glittery metallic colors, beaded, classic jeweled tones in beautiful seasonal colors like emerald and navy and burgundy to complement to festive occasion.

Formal Winter Wedding Guest Dresses

Stretch Velvet Gown in Midnight

Velvet is a popular choice if you are attending a formal winter wedding. This rich seasonal hue makes a bold statement while also providing warmth on this stretch velvet dress. This Insta-worthy style features gathered pleating for a flattering fit and a high/low hemline for ease of movement on the dance floor. Team with gold statement making jewelry to make your grand entrance.

Floral Lace and Feather Trimmed Short Sheath Cocktail Dress in Black

This black winter wedding guest dress features delicate lace for another cocktail-worthy option. The sheath silhouette hugs your curves in all the right places while the fluffy feathers add a sense of lightness. Pair with towering heels or booties and a colorful clutch for a pop of color. Just add your own swagger and make a stunning statement at all your winter wedding events.

Casual Winter Wedding Guest Dresses

Determining what to wear to a casual winter wedding can be tricky, especially because so many casual fabrics like cotton and linen are too light for the cold. Have no fear—with our extensive collection of casual winter wedding guest dresses, you'll be sure to find your dream winter wedding outfit for your casual affair.

Jersey Midi-Length Wrap Dress with Beaded Cuff in Rich Shiraz

The essential style for any wedding celebration in cold weather is the long-sleeve dress. We love this burgundy hue for winter weddings and the stretch jersey fabric makes it super comfortable. This midi style features a wrap bodice that creates the flattering neckline and finished with sparkling beading along the cuffs for an elevated finish. Just add statement-making jewelry and you are set to mingle.


Short Sleeve Crepe Dress with Rolled Neck in Blue Mist

Here's another easy-to-wear style that’s the perfect shade of winter blue. The soft stretch crepe fabric has a dreamy appearance, while the elegant, rolled neck defines the silhouette.


Discover More from Adrianna Papell

With all the invitations pouring in, it’s time you get ready with us. We have the best collection of wedding guest dresses to show off your style and make a statement during any season. Go for a look that’s going to win you the best dressed wedding guest award. Our collection of trend-right wedding guest dresses is timeless, feminine and elegant as well as have the right amount of sexiness to give you the confidence and feel amazing.

Learn more from Adrianna Papell and discover our entire line of dresses, s’hugs®, tops, shapewear and more.


Discover More from Adrianna Papell

Learn more from Adrianna Papell and discover our entire line of dresses, s’hugs®, tops, shapewear and more.  

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