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Your radiance is as bright as your smile when you raise a toast in this navy-blue dress! Starring scalloped lace trim, sheer short sleeves, and a stunning open back, this marvelous midi dress adds to the merriment of your besties big day!
Though todays social happening is in the daytime, you still dial up the fancy by walking into the gallery in this black lace dress! An ornate floral pattern, cream tulle that peeks from the hem, and delicate short sleeves make this floating frock a perfect choice for playing up your pretty.
Make a lasting impression in this stunning Adrianna Papell evening dress with a flattering banded waist and delicate tiers throughout. Polyester; lining: polyester Dry clean Imported Surplice neckline at front and back Hidden back zipper Sleeveless Slanted shutter pleats at bodice Wide, pleated empire waistband Slanted tiers at skirt Semi-sheer overlay Full length Great for wedding dresses and reception dresses
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A sheer mesh panel is the backdrop for gorgeous pearl and jewel beading, giving the illusion that they're magically suspended across the chest. A fitted silhouette of crisscrossing pleats and a tulip hem are equally enchanting. By Adrianna Papell. Polyester; lining: polyester Spot clean only Imported Great for wedding reception dresses and cocktail dresses Illusion neckline with beading at front and back; solid sweetheart neckline at front Back zipper Sleeveless Crisscrossing pleating at front; ruched at back Tulip hem Fitted Lined Hits at thigh Adrianna Papell dresses
With a positively plunging, tulle-inset neck, scalloped edges, and a curve-hugging silhouette, this slim reception dress from Watters has us smitten. A BHLDN exclusive Web exclusive From Encore by Watters Back zip Lace, polyester Bust cups Falls 20" from natural waist Dry clean Imported
BHLDN Kendall Dress $300
Crafted from lustrous silk that sways with every step, this dress from Tadashi Shoji is the perfect choice for a reception with lots of dancing or a sweet elopement. Fine corded lace is lined with nude at the sides and back, giving this piece a flirty, playful feel. We love how soft pleating at the shoulders and bodice and a dipped v-neck aid in creating the most perfect figure. Back zip. Silk, rayon, polyester, nylon; polyester lining. Dry clean. Imported. Falls 24" from natural waist We've found that this dress runs a bit large. To get your best fit, we recommend ordering a full size down.
BHLDN Lara Dress $440 $160
With 27 years’ experience designing dresses, Vatana Watters draws upon the rich heritage of fashion masters like Balenciaga and Lanvin to create designs that are fresh, surprising, and beautiful. Tiers of ivory organza tumble from a satin-ribbon waistline, on this ruffled creation. Its statement-making volume and endless options for wear (we love the thought of changing up your look at the reception with the In Perpetuity Camisole) makes this piece extra-special. Alternatively, pair it with the Maelin Corset, for a dreamy, utterly unexpected look. By Watters Back zip with hook-and-eye closure Removable satin sash Washed silk organza; acetate lining Professionally clean Imported Can be shortened; using an experienced bridal tailor is recommended Requires an additional shipping charge of $15 See fit guide for detailed sizing information We recommend pairing this skirt with a veil in ivory
BHLDN Priya Skirt $2,730
Notte by Marchesa's elegant navy mini dress is perfect for cocktail parties or wedding receptions. This tulle design has metallic floral appliqués, a flattering flared hem and beige lining through the body. Keep it in focus with simple accessories. Navy tulle Concealed hook and zip fastening at back 100% nylon; lining: 97% polyester, 3% spandex Dry clean
Cut with a feminine silhouette, Temperley London's 'Arielle' dress has flattering cap sleeves, a fitted body and generously pleated skirt that creates the illusion of a narrower waist. Printed with a hand-painted butterfly motif, this piece is ideal for wedding receptions or parties. Multicolored satin-twill Concealed zip fastening along back 100% viscose Dry clean Designer color: Grenadine Mix
Our new obsession-the '50s-inspired peplum silhouette-made modern with an oversize asymmetrical ruffle and layers of organza and tulle underneath for even more volume. Infinitely flattering, feminine and (most important) fun, this lacy little number is a head-turning alternative to a more traditional gown (or the perfect quick change for the reception). Online only. Nylon with silk trim. Fitted bodice with interior corset. Back zip with hook-and-eye closure. Straight skirt with peplum waist. Lined. Falls above knee. Dry clean. Import.
J.Crew Cha cha dress in lace $395 $199.99
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Rime Arodaky has one expert pattern cutter and two seamstresses who make her chic sketches a reality. Designed with the modern bride in mind, this sweeping cady gown has a removable lace skirt and train so you're free to enjoy the reception dance floor. It fits closely to your body and is finished with silk organza -backed lace panels - underpin yours seamlessly with gel petals . White lace, silk-organza and crepe Button, concealed hook and zip fastening at back 92% polyester, 8% polyamide; combo1: 100% silk; combo2: 100% polyester; lining: 100% polyester Dry clean
Romantic silk flowers hand-pieced with crystal-and-pearl centers bloom across the fitted scoop-neck bodice and scatter down the flared skirt of a gorgeous organza dress. A V-back and bow-detailed waist give eye-catching touches to the special, reception-ready style. Back zip closure. Scooped neckline. Fully lined. 100% silk with 100% nylon mesh. Dry clean. By Ali Ro; imported. Wedding Suite.
Short and swingy with layers of tulle beneath a sheer overlay of burned-out floral organza (read: darn pretty), this dress just begs to be worn to a reception, an after party, a garden party, a cocktail party, an engagement party-you get the idea. A-line silhouette. Interior boning for added support. Falls to knee, 42" from high point of shoulder (based off size 6). Poly/rayon. Back zip. Lined. Dry clean. Import. Online only.
Made from delicate scalloped lace, this classic shift's illusion sleeves offer an easy compromise between covered up and completely bare. With a flattering bateau neckline and a sweet vintage vibe that has us channeling our inner Audrey, this is one to wear to the rehearsal dinner, the reception or anytime the occasion calls for pretty . Straight silhouette. Falls above knee, 37" from high point of shoulder (based off size 6). Cotton. Back zip. Lined. Dry clean. Import. Online only.
A sparkling beaded waist nips in the whimsical silhouette of a reception-ready dress. Fine ruching textures the fitted sweetheart bodice, while the voluminous skirt is beautifully layered with lace and sheer organza for a truly special look. Back zipper and decorative fabric-button closure. Fully lined. 100% silk with 54% rayon, 46% nylon lace. Dry clean. By Ali Ro; imported. Wedding Suite.
Thousands of beads hand applied to a vintage-inspired dress? "We do." This stunning shift has a simple silhouette that perfectly balances out all the embellishments. It's a pretty alternative for brides who'd rather not wear a gown (or who want to change into something else for the reception) and it works for basically any and all RSVP Straight silhouette. Falls to knee, 39" from high point of shoulder (based off size 6). Nylon. Lined. Dry clean. Import. Online only.
J.Crew Collection beaded shift dress $350 $199.99
Short and sweet but stunning too, this timeless sheath is made from a corded Leavers lace that we found at a sixth-generation family-owned mill in Rhode Island (it has been perfecting the art of lace making since 1859). The streamlined silhouette is designed with a cinched waist and a classic sweetheart neckline. Trimmed with raw-edged silk chiffon and grosgrain at the waist, it's the kind of dress you can wear to a rehearsal dinner or change into for the reception (and then wear later for cocktail parties and garden soirees). Fitted silhouette. Falls above knee, 39" from high point of shoulder (based off size 6). Viscose/cotton/nylon. Interior boning. Back zip. Lined. Dry clean. Import. Online only.
A chic silhouette crafted from champagne pinwheel lace, this knee-skimming, sweetheart bodiced dress is an elegant option for a laidback bride or a reception switch. From Hitherto. Back zip and hook-and-eye closure. Bust cups. Nylon lace; polyester satin lining. Dry clean. Imported. A BHLDN exclusive Falls 25" from natural waist
BHLDN Sylvie Dress $400 $140
Cocktail dress by Tadashi Shoji with lace appliqués down front and back. Length from top of dress to hem: Approx. 40 1/2"L front, 41 1/2"L back. Bateau neckline. Sleeveless. A-line silhouette. Hidden side zip. Pretty dress for a wedding reception. Cotton/nylon; lined; dry clean. Imported. Model's measurements: Height 5'10"/177cm, bust 32"/81cm, waist 24"/61cm, hips 35"/89cm, dress size US 2/4.
You don't actually have to be a bride to wear this cute cocktail dress (although if you are, it's a great choice for a more casual reception-or the after party). We punctuated the slinky silhouette with a floral pattern of hand-applied beads, crystals, sequins and pailettes because, well, it just isn't a party without confetti. Straight silhouette. Falls above knee, 37" from high point of shoulder (based off size 6). Silk. Side zip. Lined. Dry clean. Import. Online only.
Your besties beach wedding is made all the more marvelous when you arrive in this teal dress from hard-to-find British brand Emily and Fin! A vibrant print of intertwined palm leaves adorns the pocketed cotton silhouette of this sleeveless, vintage-inspired midi, making your reception radiance a shore thing.
Giambattista Valli's pale satin dress is a refined choice for an elegant occasion. No need for a necklace, a pretty pastel print at the round neckline draws the eye upwards and illuminates your face. Wear it with nude pumps and subtle makeup for a stylish reception or a day at the races. Zipped back, hook fastening Fully lined 67% Polyester, 33% Silk Material II: 100% Silk Lining: 50% Cotton, 50% Viscose Dry clean Designer colour name: Beige/Lilac Runs small, please see Size & Fit tab Runs small, please see Size & Fit tab
Giambattista Valli Printed satin dress $2,362 $1,181
Known for exquisite beading and embellishments, Theia Bridal owes its name to the Greek goddess Theia, whose sparkling eyes are said to have harnessed the power of light. Silk and organza flowers, each accented with clear and silver beads, bloom across the length of this modern, ballet-inspired column gown. A figure-flattering interior corset and stretch fabric, give it both structure and ease of wear. Perfectly matched to the Ava Tulle Skirt, we love the idea of wearing the skirt over the gown for your ceremony, and then removing it at the reception for a completely different look. A BHLDN exclusive By Theia Back zip Nylon; polyester lining Professionally clean Imported All gowns require an additional shipping charge of $15 See fit guide for detailed sizing information We recommend pairing this gown with a veil in diamond white
BHLDN Ava Gown $1,995 $1,400
No hassle shipping and returns. Receive free shipping and free returns on all bridal and bridesmaid styles. Fall in love. This gracefully tiered wedding dress has a flowing fit and a flattering neckline perfect for elegance and charm from ceremony to reception. Plunging neckline. Sleeveless. Allover lace construction. Tiered pleated chiffon at skirt. Concealed center back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Lace: Polyester. Charmeuse: 100% Silk. Dry Clean. Imported. Available exclusively at bcbg.com.
BCBGMAXAZRIA Carly Layered Lace Gown $568 $340.80
Known for exquisite beading and embellishments, Theia Bridal owes its name to the Greek goddess Theia, whose sparkling eyes are said to have harnessed the power of light. This impeccably hand-beaded gown, inspired by the opulent glamour of the roaring 20s, glimmers from the double-strap back to the floor-skimming hem. Completely change up your look from ceremony to reception with the simple addition of the Elsa Tulle Skirt. By Theia Back zip with hook-and-eye closure Nylon; stretch jersey lining Professionally clean Imported Can be shortened; using an experienced bridal tailor is recommended All gowns require an additional shipping charge of $15 See fit guide for detailed sizing information We recommend pairing this gown with a veil in ivory
BHLDN Elsa Gown $1,495
Roland Mouret's perfectly positioned pin-tucks and pleats are what make his dresses so figure-flattering, and this white cotton-blend style is no exception. Accessorise this pristine, halter-neck design with a striking bracelet or watch for a sophisticated drinks reception. Zipped back, neck ties, snap-fastening back tab Fully lined 77% Cotton, 19% Polyamide, 4% Elastane Dry clean Designer colour name: White Runs small, please see Size & Fit tab Runs small, please see Size & Fit tab
Roland Mouret Felis cotton-blend dress $1,231 $615
Both striking and flattering, the lace-macramé panels on Rag & Bone's crepe "Aya" dress are placed for a slimming effect. Dress it up or down - think love-worn boots for day and a pair of single-sole pumps at receptions. Zipped back Partially lined 69% Triacetate, 31% Polyester Lining: 100% Polyester Dry clean Designer colour name: Black Runs large, please see Size & Fit tab Runs large, please see Size & Fit tab
Hang up your gorgeous white gown and slip into something fluid and body-skimming for the evening reception. Our suggestion: A sequin-dusted, blouson dress from Aidan Mattox that will carry you from first dance to bouquet toss. Self/lining: polyester Hand wash Made in India V-neck, sleeveless, spaghetti straps, embellished, blouson bodice Concealed zip back closure, lined
Featuring allover scrolling embroidery, delicate cap-sleeves, and an elegant sheer neckline, this slim silhouette from Tadashi Shoji is perfect for a laidback bride or a reception switch. A BHLDN exclusive By Tadashi Shoji Back zip Embroidered nylon tulle; polyester lining Falls 24" from natural waist Dry clean Imported
BHLDN Hadley Dress $440
black sequined pleated chiffon dress Sequin and pleats and plenty of treats in store for you with this hot little number from Hayden, ready to take you from cocktail party to wedding reception. Lightweight chiffon and sequined woven V-neckline Pleated swing skirt Fully lined Concealed back zip Size 4 measures approximately 24'' long from natural waist; may vary by size
Hayden black sequined pleated chiffon dress $119 $71.40
For a head-turning reception switch, we love the of-the-moment twist this ivory lace romper gives to romantic lace. Grosgrain bows down the back and softly scalloped edges add sweetness to this modern one-piece while the sheer sleeves and neckline lend a bit of playfulness. This romper is complete with pockets that are perfect for tucking in a kerchief and lipstick for touch-ups throughout the evening. From Encore by Watters. Removable belt. Back zip; hook-and-eye bows. Lace: 100% cotton, trim: 100% nylon, lining: 100% polyester. Dry clean. USA. 30.5"L; 3" inseam
BHLDN Prato Romper $275
A cocktail reception is all the more alluring when you're wearing lace. This elegant dress with side bow from DIANE von FURSTENBERG ensures you'll have the evening all wrapped up. Triacetate/polyester; lining: rayon/nylon Dry clean Imported V-neck, sleeveless, wrap front with self-tie sash closure, scalloped trim, lined
Fashion and fun unite each time you wear this strapless dress! Whether youre catching up with loved ones at a family reception or twirling with your sweetheart in a chandelier-lit ballroom, youll feel chic and carefree in this taupe frock, which showcases a ribbon waist-tie and a black mesh overlay. Complement the crocheted floral accents on this lightly padded dress with enamel rose earrings, then pair with your favorite dancing shoes for a look that guarantees glamorous gaiety!
Flavor this evenings reception with sweet cocktails and the sightly floral embroidery of this feminine dress from Ryu! This blue-grey number wows with a mesh illusion neckline, a ribbon waist boasting beads and gemstones, and tulle peeking out from under its hem. Sway over to Green Wedding Shoes to find how this lined dress can be fashioned for a perfectly autumnal bridesmaid look! Known for its sophistication and creativity, Ryu has been designing delicate silhouettes with whimsical details since 2008.
British-born designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig have built a fashion empire defined by its elegant dresses and gowns. With a fashion icon and Italian heiress as their muse, they've created a line coveted by women around the world, from movie stars to royalty. An ace reception-switch, flutter sleeves and a scalloped hemline lend a few dainty details to this silver-threaded dress. From Notte by Marchesa Back zip Cotton, nylon, metallic fibers; polyester, spandex lining Bust cups; side boning Falls 20" from natural waist Professionally clean Imported
F21 Contemporary - With work parties and wedding receptions filling up your calendar, you're going to need an outfit that is fit for all occasions! With its beautiful lace overlay and contrast lining, this fit and flare dress is perfect for just that and more. Complete with femme details like cap sleeves and a pleated waistline, this piece makes the perfect backdrop to a stunning statement necklace. Invisible back zipper, partially lined Lightweight knit Shell: 79% cotton, 21% nylon; Lining: 100% polyester 33" full length, 32" chest, 28" waist, 5" sleeve length Measured from Small Hand wash cold Imported
Forever 21 Lace Overlay Fit & Flare Dress $27.90 $19.99
An expert at haute-couture tailoring, Alexander McQueen reins in its prowess at dramatic silhouettes in favour of more everyday-appropriate forms with this stunning red crepe dress. Beautifully structured with a peplum waist and pleated hem, this number will take you from a daytime reception straight to a night out in town. Red leaf crepe Bust darts for fit Inverted pleat peplum waist Double-layered skirt with pleated hem Concealed back zip fastening Partially lined Made in Italy
Nothing beats the pure elegance of a simple sheath dress. This close-fitting dress style is tailored to accentuate natural curves. Our navy blue and white corded pinstripe sheath dress is not only perfect for 9 to 5, it's a wonderful accompaniment to a cocktail party, wedding reception or even a formal garden party. 1/2" belt included. Women's sheath dresses. Cotton, Polyester, Elastane, Shoulders/Side Panels: Cotton, Elastane Lined Zipper Approx. Length is 39 in. Sleeveless Dry Clean Imported Style Code: 10504540