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Bargain Alert: Cheap Wedding Guest Dresses From Just £12.99!

Who'd have thought dresses that look so expensive could be so cheap? These bargain wedding guest dresses are all under £50, making being a wedding guest so much more affordable...

cheap wedding guest dresses blue bardot off the shoulder chiffon design

cheap wedding guest dresses blue bardot off the shoulder chiffon design

Whether it’s peak wedding season, or you’re just really popular, being a wedding guest can be expensive. Aside from being time-consuming, finding the perfect outfit for every single celebration can be super expensive which is why we’ve rounded up the most fashionable cheap wedding guest dresses for less than £50.

Whilst the term cheap wedding guest dress doesn’t have the most luxurious ring to it, these designs look far from budget. It’s amazing the quality and style you can get nowadays - dresses that look designer can actually be secured for a fraction of the price. Our roundup includes summer wedding guest dresses, high street steals and the most beautiful, but cheap maternity wedding guest dresses.

32 Best Cheap Wedding Guest Dresses

With designs from as little as £12.99, these affordable wedding guest dresses are an absolute steal. Buying a cheap wedding guest outfit can significantly reduce how much you spend as a wedding guest - we all know how much that can add up to! 

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1. Pleated Halterneck Wedding Guest Dress in Pastel Blue - £24.99, H&M

cheap wedding guest dress in pastel blue with pleats

Available in three colours (baby pink, stone and this gorgeous powder blue), this pleated dress is less than £25. Paired with a set of killer wedding heels and a dainty fascinator, you’ll be sure to turn heads at the wedding. The beauty of simple designs like this is you can afford to go all out on the accessories without overdoing the look. 

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2. Striped Halterneck Wedding Guest Dress - £45, Dorothy Perkins

halterneck red and pink cheap wedding guest dress

The colour palette on this bold dress is so on trend right now. The bright pink and red tones together are a total winner and we love the chunky waistband - so flattering. The asymmetric stripes are quirky and the halterneck shows off your shoulders and arms beautifully. Pair with gold jewellery and accessories for an elevated look - no one will guess this was a cheap wedding guest dress! 

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3. Bardot Sleeve Pastel Blue Maxi Wedding Guest Dress - £39, River Island

baby blue bardot cheap wedding guest dress

Baby blue is such a gorgeous colour to wear to a wedding and this floral dress is one of the finest around. The bardot neckline is flattering and perfect for showcasing a pretty necklace or pair of dangly earrings. The flutter sleeves are ideal for those who aren’t completely comfortable with having their arms on show - they offer a sheer covering to avoid feeling too exposed.

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4. Pink Slip Wedding Guest Dress - £12.99, H&M

pink slip cheap wedding guest dress

Yes, you did read the price correctly. At less than £15, this pink slip dress is an absolute steal. The spaghetti straps are pretty and dainty and who doesn’t love a leg slit? The simplicity of the design (which is available in sizes up to XXL) means you can easily dress it up with bold accessories like stand-out earrings and a chunky belt.

Alternatively, you could embrace a more minimalist look with dainty jewellery and barely-there heels.

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5. V-Neck Pleated Midi Wedding Guest Dress - £49.99, Mango

cheap wedding guest dress with cobalt blue pleats and v-neckline

Mango are offering a classic, classy wedding guest look with this blue pleated dress. Coming in at just under £50, this elegant cobalt blue design has a v-neckline and tie belt which can be adjusted for comfort throughout the day. The midi length is very stylish and will allow you to show off a pair of gorgeous heels.

If you’re not keen on being the couple’s ‘something blue’, the design also comes in a bright fuchsia shade which is just as pretty. 

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6. Dark Blue Halterneck Wedding Guest Dress - £49.99, H&M

dark blue halterneck cheap wedding guest dress

This sensational design from H&M is a timeless winter wedding guest dress perfect for an elegant celebration. At less than £50, this wedding guest dress looks far more expensive than it actually is and we love how flattering the pleating is around the bust area. Dark navy is an excellent colour choice as a wedding guest, but for a softer look, it’s also available in a blush pink in sizes XS - XXL.

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7. Green Halterneck Wedding Guest Dress - £45, Dorothy Perkins

bright green halterneck cheap wedding guest dress

Available in this striking green, or a hot pink shade, this halterneck wedding guest dress is a bold design for fun party-goers. For a cheap wedding outfit it looks very high fashion - we’d recommend pairing with muted or nude accessories to allow the colour to be the star of the show. 

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8. One Shoulder Thigh Split Wedding Guest Dress - £49.99, Forever Unique

two girls wearing pink and orange one sleeved cheap wedding guest dresses

If you’re a fan of tailored looks, you’ll love this blazer-style one shouldered dress. The one-shoulder-meets-bandeau design is stunning and the sexy leg split is ideal for those who want to show some skin without wearing anything too risqué. With the option of fuchsia, bright orange or cobalt blue, there’s a variation of this cheap guest dress to suit any style or theme of wedding. 

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9. Pleated Patterned Midi Wedding Guest Dress - £24.99, H&M

patterned wrap midi cheap wedding guest dress

We’re obsessed with the pattern on this cami wrap dress. It’s elegant and chic - we can’t believe it’s so cheap. At almost half the price of some of the other designs, buying this style is a no-brainer. Pair with clashing bright shoes and bag for a summery look, or black and grey accessories for a winter wedding. 

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10. Green Floral Mini Wedding Guest Dress - £40, Dorothy Perkins Curve

plus size green floral cheap wedding guest dress

Those after a fun and summery look will obsess over this style. This budget-friendly wedding guest dress has fabulous puff sleeves, a flattering wrap silhouette and a short length so you can show off your killer legs and is available in sizes 18-28 inclusive. Opt for a pretty pink, bold blue or botanical green for your accessories if you really want to complement the dress’s design. 

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11. Plisse Cap Sleeve Midi Wedding Guest Dress - £43, River Island

midi cobalt blue plisse cheap wedding guest dress

Plisse dresses are a great choice as a wedding guest. The fabric has a lovely sheen to it and can make the cheapest wedding guest dress look super spenny. This cobalt blue design from River Island is no exception - just look at that stylish silhouette. The asymmetrical hem and ruched sleeves are welcomed details and we love the fact it cinches in slightly at the waist. It’s also available in coral or green if this isn’t your colour. 

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12. Pink Slip Wedding Guest Dress - £45, Dorothy Perkins

pink jaquard cheap wedding guest dress

Available in sizes 6-20, this bright pink slip dress is a glamorous and cheap wedding outfit that can be repurposed for other occasions as well. Pink and orange are a great colour combination, but if you’re after something a bit more toned down, nude heels are great for summer events, while silver shoes would work perfectly for winter nuptials. The dress is also available in the most gorgeous shade of emerald green - you’ve got to take a look. 

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13. Floral Midaxi Wedding Guest Dress - £49.99, Mango

floral chiffon midaxi cheap wedding guest dress

Who doesn’t love a floaty floral maxi dress? Florals are a great shout when it comes to cheap dresses for wedding guests. The pretty patterns on this boho dress can really elevate a high street wedding outfit and this style of silhouette with the floaty skirt and sheer sleeves is super flattering for those who aren’t so comfortable in figure-hugging outfits.

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14. Patterned Halterneck Wedding Guest Dress - £34.00, H&M+

light patterned plus size wrap cheap wedding guest dress

How chic is this patterned fabric? We love the style of this halterneck dress from H&M+. It’s a beautiful-yet-cheap plus size wedding guest dress and if paired with black or silver accessories, would be the perfect fit for a dressy, elegant wedding. This floaty design is available in sizes up to 4XL. 

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15. Ruched Midi Wedding Guest Dress in Stone - £45, River Island

stone coloured ruched midi cheap wedding guest dress

Ruching and pleating are the most flattering design styles and this midi dress from River Island showcases that perfectly. The neckline is sleek, stylish and modest, whilst the leg slit gives wedding guests the opportunity to show a bit more skin. The stone colour is perfect and so versatile. You can really lead with accessories when wearing a simple wedding guest dress like this. 

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16. Linen Floral Wedding Guest Dress - £24.99, H&M+

linen cheap plus size wedding guest dress in white floral

Anyone attending a heatwave wedding will need to consider their fabric choice when it comes to the outfits. Linen is a great go-to for summer wedding guest dresses and we love this whimsical design from the H&M+ collection.

The colour is muted and pretty, but if you’re nervous about wearing something that is close to white at a wedding, check the wedding dress code with the couple before purchasing it - but at just £24.99, we think it’s worth buying anyway!

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17. Red Ruched Wedding Guest Dress - £29.99, Mango

red slip cheap wedding guest dress

Recreate that dancing senorita emoji (you know the one we’re talking about!) with a sultry red midi dress like this one from Mango. At less than £30, this cheap wedding dress is well worth a shot. The midaxi length is trendy and the ruching is flattering. You can adjust the ties around the neckline if you would like to show more, or less skin.

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18. Orange Satin Knot Wedding Guest Dress - £40, River Island

orange satin wedding guest outfit

We’re not sure what we love most about this vibrant orange guest dress - the colour, the silhouette, or the texture of the fabric. It’s just all so good. The sheen on the fabric makes it a great pick for a winter or Christmas wedding as it gives off a dressier vibe. Pair with metallic accessories to really dress the style up. 

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19. Blue Polka Dot Wrap Wedding Guest Dress - £40, Dorothy Perkins Curve

blue and black polka dot cheap wedding guest dress

There’s nothing cuter than polka dots on a dress and this blue wedding guest dress from Dorothy Perkins is no different. Part of their Curve collection, this design is both a bargain and wedding must-have. The fun frill hem and puffed sleeves are so playful and the wrap silhouette is really flattering and will make for a comfy wear which is so important at an event as demanding as a wedding.  

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20. Green Pleated Chiffon Wedding Guest Dress - £49.99, H&M

green pleated midi  cheap wedding guest dress

Wedding guests looking for a cheap dress that’s elegant and sophisticated will swoon over this gorgeous green pleated design. The tie waist is elasticated and adjustable and we love the unique collar detail - it’s not something you see every day. Available in sizes XS to XXL inclusive, the dress would look picture-perfect with simple nude accessories - discover our favourite nude wedding shoes here. 

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21. Sleeveless Floral Wedding Guest Dress With Split - £35.99, Mango

pink and red summer  cheap wedding guest dress

Summer weddings call for floaty and comfortable dresses and who knew they could look as stylish as this design from Mango? The bold colour palette is a dreamy choice and the floral pattern is giving us complete destination wedding vibes. The cheap wedding guest outfit is available up to size 26 and the sleeveless V-neck silhouette, paired with a leg slit will keep you cool all day long.

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22. Halterneck Tie Detail Wedding Guest Dress - £24.99, H&M+

muted coloured plus size maxi  cheap wedding guest dress

Another stunning summer style is this halterneck beach wedding guest dress from H&M+. The pastel colour palette is chic and on trend and the overall design gives off a really relaxed vibe. Nude heels and some gold jewellery are all you need to complement this bargain buy.

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23. Boutique Chiffon Frill Wedding Guest Dress – £24, Boohoo

Boohoo Boutique Chiffon Frill Wrap Maxi Dress

Part of Boohoo’s more premium edit, Boutique, this chiffon wrap dress is a knockout - at a very affordable price! The cold-shoulder cut-outs and split in the skirt are subtly sexy without feeling overt, and the sapphire colour would be gorgeous topped off with gold jewellery for a Grecian effect.

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Cheap Maternity Wedding Guest Dresses Under £50

What to wear to a wedding when you're pregnant can be a tricky decision. Aside from worrying about being surrounded by tipsy guests and finding the perfect outfit - spending heaps on a dress is the last thing that you want to be worrying about. Whilst we can’t help with the tipsy guests (sorry about that!), we can help you find the perfect maternity outfit that won’t break the bank. These cheap maternity wedding guest dresses are both stylish and are all under £50. 

24. Blue Floral Maternity Wedding Guest Dress - £25, Boohoo

blue and white floral maternity  cheap wedding guest dress

If you want to show off your gorgeous baby bump, consider wearing a fitted midi dress like this design from Boohoo. The floral design is so pretty and we love the blue and white colour scheme - it’s giving us major Santorini vibes. The ruching is flattering if a skin-tight bodycon isn’t your preferred style. Pair with white or blue accessories to play homage to the floral pattern. 

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25. Green Satin Maternity Wedding Guest Dress - £48, River Island

 cheap wedding guest dress in green maternity

If comfort is a priority, a wrap midi dress like this green satin design from River Island is a great choice. The adjustable wrap silhouette means you can be comfortable all day long and the balloon sleeves are a stylish added detail. At less than £50, this cheap maternity wedding guest dress is a great choice for those wanting an elegant look without the big price tag.

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26. Yellow Maternity Midi Skirt - £35.99, Mango

yellow maternity skirt perfect for a cheap wedding outfit

If a maternity dress isn’t your vibe, consider this yellow maternity midi skirt from Mango. You can pair it with a matching satin cami top, or mix and match with a different colour. Nude or white would also work really well, or you could always go for something bolder like a bright pink or bold orange. This is a cheap maternity wedding outfit we can definitely get behind. 

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27. Yellow Floral Maternity Wedding Guest Dress - £25, Dorothy Perkins

yellow vneck satin maternity  cheap wedding guest dress

While we’re on the topic of sensational yellow dresses, this yellow dress from Dorothy Perkins has so much going for it. We literally can’t believe it only costs £25. The ruched V-neckline is flattering and we love the sheen that the fabric exudes. Pair with nude heels and a pastel bag for a gorgeous summery look. 

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28. Pink Satin Maternity Wedding Guest Dress - £35, Boohoo

pink satin  cheap wedding guest dress in maternity

Another dress with a beautiful sheen to it is this pink satin maternity dress from Boohoo. This cheap wedding guest design has a lovely off the shoulder neckline and the cap sleeves are a pretty detail. Mums-to-be who want a cheap maternity outfit that looks super expensive should consider this style. If dusty pink isn’t your colour, it’s also available in black or champagne. 

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29. Frill Shoulder Maternity Wedding Guest Dress in Lime - £25, Dorothy Perkins

lime maternity  cheap wedding guest dress

Lime is a bright and bold colour perfect for stylish wedding guests. This cheap maternity wedding guest dress has a lot to offer. The frill shoulders and overlay detail is very flattering and the silhouette just skims your figure - no one wants to feel restricted at a wedding and this dress has the perfect fit for that.

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30. Pastel Green Wrap Maternity Wedding Guest Dress - £48, River Island

maternity green satin  cheap wedding guest dress

Pastels are always a strong choice as a wedding guest and this maternity wedding guest dress is no exception. The beautiful faded green shade is a great choice for those attending a summer or spring wedding. The wrap detail, again, is comfortable and adjustable which is so handy for an all-day extravaganza - especially when you’re pregnant. 

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31. Lilac Pleated Maxi Maternity Wedding Guest Dress - £42.50, Boohoo

lilac pleated maternity  cheap wedding guest dress

Available in black, rose or this stunning shade of lilac, we’re in awe of this perfect wedding guest dress. For a cheap maternity outfit, this pleated maxi dress really brings the glamour. Cinching in just under the bust provides an enviable maternity silhouette and the pleating adds an extra layer of style. This would also make a great maternity bridesmaid dress.

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32. Mono Spot Maternity Wedding Guest Dress - £45, Dorothy Perkins

maternity black and white polka dot  cheap wedding guest dress

Pregnant wedding guests who want a more fitted, sleek look will love this bodycon maternity dress. At just £45, it’s a bargain buy that can be dressed up with black and white, or even metallic accessories, to create the perfect wedding guest look. 

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Where to Buy Cheap Wedding Guest Dresses

With so many brands offering wedding guest dresses, it can be hard to know where to start. When looking for cheap dresses for wedding guests, brands such as Dorothy Perkins, ASOS and Boohoo are great options for online shopping. Those who prefer a high-street shop where you can physically try on cheap wedding guest dresses can saunter into Mango, River Island, or New Look to find amazing bargains in the wedding guest space. All of these brands also offer an excellent selection of wedding guest accessories to complete your budget look (that will look anything but cheap, may we just add!).

As well as saving on the outfit, there are also a number of other ways to save money as a wedding guest. It may also be a good time to brush up on the rules all wedding guests should follow