10 Little White Dresses to Wear Before AND After Your Wedding

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As soon as you start planning your wedding, you quickly realize just how many parties are going to fill up your calendar. From the engagement party to the bridal shower, bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, and wedding reception (even the wedding brunch), you’ll be celebrating your upcoming nuptials for months before you actually say “I Do.” But what are you supposed to wear to each of these events? While we love incorporating pieces you already have in your closet, one staple you’ll DEFINITELY want to budget for is the Little White Dress. And Amsale’s LWD collection is one of our favorites. Think of it as the modern dress code for every wedding event.

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Starting at $385 and all Made to Order, the Amsale Little White Dress is a chic, fresh alternative to the LBD. Less formal, but just as sophisticated as traditional Amsale gowns, the Amsale LWD collection gets you dressed for every pre- and post-wedding celebration you need. It’s also a great, fashion-forward choice for walking down the aisle (think destination wedding or a reception at your favorite restaurant), or even a wedding wardrobe change. Want to think outside the typical wedding dress box? The Amsale Little White Dress collection also features a statement-making jumpsuit—which we’re pretty sure we would live in on our honeymoon—that is also perfect for those post-wedding cocktail parties and anniversary dates.

We rounded up 10 of our favorite pieces from the Amsale LWD collection, below. Each one of these little white dresses (or jumpsuit!) would be an amazing addition to your wedding wardrobe. Keep in mind that because their LWD dresses are made to order and take 6 weeks for production and shipping, you’ll want to plan ahead so you’re ready for each event. Can’t wait? You could be lucky enough to score an LWD you love that’s ready to wear (or wed). You can purchase a select few styles on the spot at Amsale.com or at an Amsale retailer near you.

For your Engagement Party…

Typically thrown by the brides’ parents or the couple, your engagement party calls for a chic and modern dress that makes your feel gorgeous no matter how casual or dressy the location is. Featuring a lace camisole neckline and circle skirt, Amsale’s Guipure little white dress is a little bit sexy yet still totally appropriate.

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Amsale Guipure Lace Dress

For your Bridal Shower…

With a lightly draped bodice and cap sleeves, this sweet yet fun silk crinkle chiffon LWD wins as a bridal shower dress. Pair it with ankle strap heels, a loose top-knot, and bright lips and you’re ready for some champagne!

For your Bachelorette Party…

Are your besties taking you out for dinner at your favorite restaurant then dancing? Or maybe you’re hitting up that impossible to get into cocktail bar you’ve always wanted to go to? This 3D-embroidered lace shift mini dress is ready for anything your friends have planned.

For the Rehearsal Dinner…

This crepe V-neck wedding jumpsuit looks just as chic for welcome cocktails by the pool or a farm-to-table dinner. With wide legs and a sheer illusion back, you’ll be wearing this LWJ (little white jumpsuit) long after the wedding parties end.

For your Wedding Reception…

Looking for a simple yet modern wedding dress that is anything but boring? We found THE best wedding reception dress for you! This Amsale Little White Dress features a high neckline, flared skirt, and sheer illusion back that gives you just the right amount of drama. Wear this again to a summer cocktail party with bold red strappy sandals.

For your Second Wedding Dress…

Thinking of a second act? Change into this strapless and short wedding dress after your cocktail hour and before dinner as guests make their way to their seats. The folded neckline and pleated skirt will allow you to dance the night away without worrying about your train!

For the After-Party…

If your wedding ends early, slip into this long sleeve mini dress to continue the celebration with your friends afterwards. Featuring an open back and clear sequins, it’s the perfect amount of sparkle for an after party wedding dress.

For your Wedding Brunch…

While you might not get a full 8-hours sleep the night of your wedding, you can still wake up with that bridal glow when you put on this casual wedding dress. With a ruffle hem and criss-cross back straps, wear it with silver hoops and a cardigan when temps get cooler.

For your Honeymoon…

White dresses are perfect for your honeymoon, and this Amsale Little White number is no exception. Easy to pack and comfortable (and chic) enough for day or night, this sheath midi dress features a camisole neckline with the cutest back bow details.

For your Anniversary…

We feel the same way about white after Labor Day as we do about white after your wedding! With spaghetti-tied shoulder straps and an unexpected front slit, if you’re searching for a little white dress to wear after the wedding, Amsale’s crepe slim dress will look just as gorgeous at your rehearsal dinner as it will at your first anniversary dinner.

 

 

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