Dressing for a wedding as a guest is no easy feat, so welcome to our comprehensive edit of the best plus size wedding guest dresses. We know you'll want something that will make you feel and look good all day, while making sure it's suitable for the dress-code, season and time. Oh, and won't upstage what the happy couple are wearing!
Luckily there's no shortage of dreamy plus size wedding guest dresses for you to start adding to your basket. We've got a chic edit of plus size wedding guest dresses lined up for you to suit all budgets and styles - whether you're attending an elegant evening soiree that requires plus size maxi dresses for wedding guests or a relaxed and casual celebration.
23 of the Best Plus Size Dresses for Wedding Guests
1. Animal Print Tiered Midi Smock Dress - £22.99, New Look
New Look is our go-to brand when it comes to wedding guest dress shopping - not only do they offer trend-led affordable pieces, they have a gorgeous curves collection too. Take this pretty animal print number that is available in sizes 18-32.
2. Chiffon Ruffle Maxi Dress - £39.99, New Look
Stuck on what colour to wear to a summer wedding? This dress from New Look comes in the most gorgeous shade of pink that's seasonal without being overly bright. Pair this plus size maxi dress with metallic heels and jewellery to top the look off.
3. Floral Ruched Midi Dress - £39.99, New Look
We're eyeing up this floral print satin dress from New Look for the next wedding in our diary and for several other events to follow. It's a bargain at less than £40 and will keep you comfortable all day.
4. Strawberry Satin Bow Back Midi Dress - £33.99, New Look
We also adore this midi dress from New Look. The strawberry print is so adorable but the fashion-forward silhouette stops it from feeling too cutesy. Available for just £33.99, it's an affordable piece that you can wear for seasons to come.
5. Pleated Tiered Midi Dress - £75, Nasty Gal
Green brings a fresh feel to a plus size wedding guest dress and this Nasty Gal option is gorgeous. The tiered skirt will look beautiful when you move and the free-flowing silhouette will keep you cool in warmer weather.
6. Satin Wrap Midi Dress - £65, Nasty Gal
This dress from Nasty Gal is a real showstopper and one we guarantee will garner lots of compliments from fellow wedding guests. The purple fabric looks amazing styled as this model has done with statement heels.
7. Bardot Mini Dress - £36.99, Quiz
An evening wedding calls for an elegant dress and this blue beauty from Quiz is ticking all of our style check boxes. It has a stunning wrap skirt, trendy Bardot neckline and a beautiful ruched bodice.
8. Midi Printed Dress - £29.99, Mango
Mango is a treasure chest of fashion-forward pieces, like this yellow floral dress. The relaxed shape is effortlessly elegant, while the angel sleeves are scoring high in the style stakes.
9. Watercolour Crinkle Tiered Maxi Dress - £169, Karen Millen
The watercolour print on Karen Millen's dress is what sets it apart from the rest, as does the flowing skirt which is ideal if you're going to be seated at the ceremony and want to avoid an outfit that is fitted.
10. Ditsy Frill Woven Wrap Midi Dress - £149, Karen Millen
For a wedding guest outfit that will be sure to turn heads, look to Karen Millen's halter neck dress. This stand-out design is a vision of gorgeous prints in blue and green shades that will flatter all skin tones. It'll look amazing at a coastal wedding venue!
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11. Floral Midi Dress - £199, Karen Millen
For a unique plus-size midi dress for weddings, consider this outfit from Karen Millen. The statement shoulder ties are what really set the look off, along with the quirky print.
12. Ditsy Ruffle Shirred Back Midi Dress - £40, Dorothy Perkins
Floral dresses are never going out of style and this ruffled ensemble from Dorothy Perkins proves it. Available in sizes 18-28, the delicate sleeve details are just one feature we love about it.
13. Bow Back Puff Sleeve Midaxi Dress - £45, Dorothy Perkins
The great thing about this dress from Dorothy Perkins is that it can be dressed up or down just by adding some accessories. If it's a relaxed celebration keep it simple with a pair of flats and some dainty jewellery, or for a formal event go all out with a bold lip and matching heels.
14. Matilda Ruched Midaxi Dress - £72, Pretty Lavish
We dare you to scroll past this beauty from Pretty Lavish without adding it to your basket! The ditsy floral print fabric is stunning and the ruched silhouette will be flattering for all body types.
15. Enya Dress - £285, Reformation
Reformation dresses might be on the pricier side of things, but when they look as good as the Enya dress every penny is worth it. It'll last in your wardrobe for years and never go out of style.
16. Edith Burnout Dress - £160, Phase Eight
We adore the asymmetric ruffled hem on Phase Eight's Edith dress - it won't instantly cut you off, but instead drape across and elongate your legs. This flattering silhouette also features a faux wrap bodice and set waistband to accentuate your figure.
17. Plus Woven Animal Print Wrap Jumpsuit - £25, Boohoo
We're big fans of wedding guest jumpsuits and this animal print option from Boohoo is gorgeous. Available in sizes 16-28, the long sleeves, flared fit trousers and tie waist detail is an instant winner.
18. Plus Cape Sleeve Wrap Dress - £28, Boohoo
If you'd rather wear a short dress but are worried it might feel a little too relaxed for a wedding this design from Boohoo will ensure you look sophisticated and elegant thanks to the cape sleeve. We love the rust hue but it is also available in black.
19. Jo Tie Waist Dress - £95, Simply Be
This lovely striped olive dress from Simply Be is designed with a trendy tiered skirt and balloon sleeves. Wear with mule heels and a woven clutch for a laidback look that'll keep you comfortable all day.
20. Spot Ruffle Wrap Mini Dress - £40, Dorothy Perkins
Have some fun with your wedding guest dress and opt for a playful polka dot print mini dress from Dorothy Perkins. It can easily be smartened up with the addition of a tailored blazer and sophisticated heels.
21. Asymmetric Bodycon Dress - £66, Chi Chi London
It's not just green bridesmaid dresses that we adore - we're big fans of this colour for wedding guest get-ups too! Chi Chi London have definitely not disappointed with this sophisticated verdant midi - one of our fave plus size wedding guest dresses!
22. Floral Embroidered Midi Dress - £159, Coast
We've said it once and we'll say it again - yes, you can wear black to a wedding! This chic style from Coast looks so elegant when worn with monochrome accessories and we love the balloon style sleeves.
Where to Buy Plus Size Wedding Guest Dresses?
When it comes to size inclusive shopping it's not always easy to find a wedding guest dress that you adore, but some of our favourite brands such as New Look, Coast, Chi Chi London have fabulous curve collections offering stylish and affordable plus size dresses for wedding guests.
You have the dress for the big day down but how about any pre-wedding parties? Take a look at our hen do outfit ideas for inspiration