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20 White Dresses Perfect for Brides-to-Be

Shop cute bridal-inspired dresses perfect for bridal showers and engagement shoots.

Take a look at 20 white dresses perfect for pre-wedding events, below. Shop your favorites by clicking each photo!

Bridal Gowns
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Photo: Christine Flower Photography

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 gal meets glam collection nordstrom white dress bridal shower dress ideas
“Susie” floral organza fit & flare dress, $106.80 (originally $178) by Gal Meets Glam Collectionnordstrom.com

Mariah linen dress rachel pally bridal shower dress ideas
“Mariah” linen dress in Natural, $242 by Rachel Pallyrachelpally.com

Disick dress white show me your mumu bridal shower rehearsal dinner dress ideas
“Disick” dress in White Chiffon, $146 by Show Me Your Mumushowmeyourmumu.com

Cason long sleeve lace mini dress tadashi shoji bhldn rehearsal dinner bachelorette party bridal shower dress ideas
“Cason” dress, $550 by Tadashi Shojibhldn.com

Raquel one shoulder trumpet dress dress the population nordstrom bridal shower dress ideas rehearsal dinner
“Raquel” one-shoulder trumpet dress, $254 by Dress the Populationnordstrom.com

Florence white mini dress bronx banco lace high neck revolve bachelorette party bridal shower dress ideas
“Florence” white mini dress, $415 by Bronx and Banco; revolve.com

Fiona maxi dress show me your mumu bridal shower dress ideas white
“Fiona” maxi dress in Shadow Gauze White, $110 (originally $158) by Show Me Your Mumushowmeyourmumu.com

Jessie midi dress stillwater planet blue open back flowy bridal shower dress ideas
“Jessie” midi dress, $209 by Stillwatershopplanetblue.com

Lace white dress midi astr the label nordstrom bride bridal shower rehearsal dinner dress ideas
Lace midi dress, $89 by ASTR the Labelnordstrom.com

Jordan dress LSpace Revolve bridal shower dress ideas
“Jordan” dress, $139 by L*Spacerevolve.com

Roxy romper show me your mumu white bachelorette party bridal shower dress ideas
“Roxy” romper in Ivory Crisp, $146 by Show Me Your Mumushowmeyourmumu.com

Lace and paper flowers wrap midi dress lace show me your mumu bridal shower dress ideas
“Lace and Paper Flowers” wrap midi dress, $148 by Ali & Jay; nordstrom.com

Andros white dress amy kuschel bhldn rehearsal dinner bridal shower dress ideas
“Andros” gown, $695 by Amy Kuschelbhldn.com

Maya mini dress donna mizani revolve bachelorette party dress ideas
“Maya” mini dress, $200 by Donna Mizanirevolve.com

Audrey maxi dress show me your mumu white rehearsal dinner bridal shower dress ideas
“Audrey” maxi dress in White Chiffon, $138 (originally $198) by Show Me Your Mumushowmeyourmumu.com

BHLDN Legacy dress katie may wedding dress rehearsal dinner ideas
“Legacy” dress, $295 by Katie May; bhldn.com

Evalina short sleeve white dress amanda uprichard rehearsal dinner bridal shower dress ideas
“Evalina” dress, $198 by Amanda Uprichardrevolve.com

Havanah jumpsuit planet blue winston white bridal shower rehearsal dinner ideas
“Havanah” jumpsuit, $168 by Winston Whiteshopplanetblue.com

Tulip lace dress bronx and banco revolve wedding dress ideas rehearsal dinner
“Tulip” lace gown, $890 by Bronx and Bancorevolve.com

BHLDN Blake wedding dress rehearsal dinner dress ideas theia bhldn
“Blake” gown, $900 by THEIAbhldn.com

For more advice, discover wedding dress shopping tips here, see beautiful gowns inspired by the royal wedding, and shop these popular bridal shoes.