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7 Semi-formal Wedding Guest Dresses for Fall

So, you just got an invitation for a fall or winter wedding and the dress code calls for semi-formal. Looks like you need to do some shopping! To help get you started, we rounded up our all-time favorite looks for a semi-formal wedding dress code. Keep scrolling for our top 7 semi-formal wedding guest dresses for fall.

What does a Semi-formal dress code mean?

Before you start “adding to cart” we should talk about what semi-formal means when it comes to dress code. A semi-formal event means you are welcome to wear a short dress, but it still should be on the elegant side. Often you will find the term cocktail attire used to describe a semi-formal event.

Sequin Beaded Midi Tank Sheath Dress with Slit

Style WGIN2622

Are you someone who loves to sparkle? This black sequin dress is the perfect match for you. Complete the look with a pair of black strappy heels and you’ll be the best guest dressed at the wedding.

Eyelet Lace Dress with Ruffle Hem

Style WBM3323

This modern take on a black lace dress is guaranteed to make heads turn. Made from a knit lace fabric, this LBD offers a comfortable yet chic look for a wedding. The long sleeves also provide some much-needed warmth during those chilly fall nights.

Scalloped Cap Sleeve Sequin Embroidered Sheath

Style WBM3351

Sophistication meets glam with this one-of-a-kind sequin embroidered style. We love every detail of this dress from the delicate cap sleeves to the sweet scalloped hem. Finish your look with matching silver accessories.

One-Shoulder Velvet Sheath with Balloon Sleeve

Style D39NY22537V2

Since it might be on the cooler side for these events be on the lookout for dresses that come in velvet, beading, or metallic fabrics. We particularly love this one-shoulder velvet style. The statement sleeve and fun shade make this dress a fan favorite for weddings.

Long Sleeve Glitter Metallic Wrap Dress

Style D39NY22536

When searching for the perfect semi-formal cocktail dress for a fall or winter wedding we love dresses in rich colors such as dark greens, reds, blues, and browns which will match the season. This copper metallic style is perfect for a fall wedding. Elevate the look with gold accessories and you’re ready to go.

Empire Waist Velvet and Sequin Midi Dress

Style D39NY22552

This dress combines two of our all-time favorites, sequins & velvet. Available in both green & red, this style is perfect for a holiday or wintertime wedding. Add a fur shawl or long black coat to keep you warm and complete your semi-formal look.

Ruched Crepe Sheath with Pindot Sleeves

Style D39NY22593

You can’t go wrong with a little black dress! This fitted black style is the perfect balance between sophisticated and flirty with a sheath silhouette and fun pindot sleeves.

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