While some brides choose to wear gowns in blush, blue, or even black, the color of choice for most brides-to-be is white. The hue is also often worn throughout the engagement period at various pre-wedding events to make it clear that the woman in white is the one getting married.
From engagement parties and e-sessions to bridal showers and rehearsal dinners, there are a number of reasons you'll want some chic white dresses in your closet. You may even choose to wear white to special wedding-related appointments, such as your cake tasting, venue walk-through, or even your floral design meetings. We've collected a number of on-trend looks in a variety of formality levels that would be perfect for the events mentioned above, as well as bachelorette parties or even your honeymoon. From casual linen dresses and chic jumpsuits to lace minidresses and full-length gowns, you'll surely find something that meets your criteria!
Take a look at 20 white dresses perfect for pre-wedding events, below. Shop your favorites by clicking each photo!
“Susie” floral organza fit & flare dress, $106.80 (originally $178) by Gal Meets Glam Collection; nordstrom.com
“Mariah” linen dress in Natural, $242 by Rachel Pally; rachelpally.com
“Disick” dress in White Chiffon, $146 by Show Me Your Mumu; showmeyourmumu.com
“Cason” dress, $550 by Tadashi Shoji; bhldn.com
“Raquel” one-shoulder trumpet dress, $254 by Dress the Population; nordstrom.com
“Florence” white mini dress, $415 by Bronx and Banco; revolve.com
“Fiona” maxi dress in Shadow Gauze White, $110 (originally $158) by Show Me Your Mumu; showmeyourmumu.com
“Jessie” midi dress, $209 by Stillwater; shopplanetblue.com
Lace midi dress, $89 by ASTR the Label; nordstrom.com
“Jordan” dress, $139 by L*Space; revolve.com
“Roxy” romper in Ivory Crisp, $146 by Show Me Your Mumu; showmeyourmumu.com
“Lace and Paper Flowers” wrap midi dress, $148 by Ali & Jay; nordstrom.com
“Andros” gown, $695 by Amy Kuschel; bhldn.com
“Maya” mini dress, $200 by Donna Mizani; revolve.com
“Audrey” maxi dress in White Chiffon, $138 (originally $198) by Show Me Your Mumu; showmeyourmumu.com
“Legacy” dress, $295 by Katie May; bhldn.com
“Evalina” dress, $198 by Amanda Uprichard; revolve.com
“Havanah” jumpsuit, $168 by Winston White; shopplanetblue.com
“Tulip” lace gown, $890 by Bronx and Banco; revolve.com
“Blake” gown, $900 by THEIA; bhldn.com
For more advice, discover wedding dress shopping tips here, see beautiful gowns inspired by the royal wedding, and shop these popular bridal shoes.