Gorgeous Dresses for Winter Weddings

Are you heading to a winter wedding and don’t know what to wear? It’s okay, we have some fabulous ideas for dresses for winter weddings. Dark and cold months call for richer fabrics, like velvet, tactile textures, and warm shades. Don’t forget to add to these dress ideas bright accessories and colorful furry jackets to complete the look! And don’t be afraid to mix prints when it comes to your dress and bag.

Go for Glitz

Sparkle and shine (of course while never outshining the bride!). Glitz, glamour and plush textures feel instantly festive, so it’s perfect for the wedding season, even if its winter!

Ralph & Russo Spring Summer 2019, Paris Fashion Week
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Festive Florals

Florals aren’t exclusively for summer affairs. Opt for a blooming pattern, with a light-colored backdrop, to bring a little bit of happiness to your outfit.

dresses for winter wedding - dress by Giorgio Armani
Giorgio Armani, Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020
Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

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You can never go wrong with a velvet dress! This fabric provides a slight barrier from the elements and will make you feel more covered than if you wear something like a satin dress.

dresses for winter wedding - dress by Elie Saab
Cindy Bruna walks the runway during the Elie Saab Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019/2020 Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images


Get into the festive wedding mood with tasteful metallics, prints, and colors! A metallic sheen creates an opulent look and will make you look particularly svelte.

Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019/2020
Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Pretty in Pink

Wearing white is not ethical (unless the bride requests), but pink is chic for any formal affair! Keep it simple with some textures, like florals or patterns.

Givenchy, Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2019/2020 Womenswear Presentation
Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

We hope you enjoyed our suggestions for dresses for winter weddings! Comment below to tell us your favorite one! Or perhaps you have another idea you want to share?

Words by Rita Archer

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