So, you’ve been invited to a beach wedding and can’t wait for the special occasion. But wait a minute, what the heck are you supposed to wear?
Whether it’s a quick trip down to your local shoreline or a 12-hour trip to an exotic destination, knowing what to wear, especially if a dress code isn’t mentioned on the invitation, can be a huge dilemma. Is it too cazh? Not casual enough?
To get around this, you could always ask other people what dress they plan on donning, or you can use our experts here at Wedding Pioneer!
To help you navigate the best beach wedding guest dresses for an informal ceremony or something a little more formal at the yacht club, we’ve found the perfect dress for you. All that’s left for you to do is book your mani and get your summer tan on!
One-Shoulder Midi Yellow Silk Wedding Guest Dress
Reminiscent of golden sunrises and pineapple daiquiris, this one-shoulder yellow summer wedding guest dress is a stunning choice for a more formal outdoor wedding.
Made from high-quality silk, the versatile one-shoulder midi dress features a loose but flattering fitting top, combined with a pleated skirt and long slit up the leg. The design is simple, but it screams sultry and feminine.
Pure Linen Meadow Blue Beach Wedding Dress
Balmy days and intimate beach weddings call for this pure linen meadow blue beach wedding dress!
Handmade in pure linen, the loose-fitting dress has the prettiest tie detail at the back and a pleat in the front for the perfect drape.
It’s available in a wide range of colors, including yellow, light pink, dove, and rust and you can have the length adjusted to suit your taste and style.
Open-Back Silk Summer Beach Wedding Guest Dress
Summer ‘daze’ and tropical getaways don’t get better than this! We’re obsessed with this simple, but classic open-back silk summer dress.
Suited for a glamorous celebration, the ankle-length dress in silk with its A-line cut suits all silhouettes, and the deep plunging neckline adds just the right amount of foxiness to stand out in a crowd.
Dress it up with heels and swept-up hair or keep it chic and casual with flats and sun-kissed makeup.
Dusty Pink Boho Long Dress With Open Back and Straps
This dusty pink boho long dress easily transitions from a ceremony on the sand to a swanky reception at the boat club.
Made from pure natural raw cotton, in the most gorgeous shade of pink, this semi-formal dress has raw edges at the bottom with cross-over detail in the front and an open back.
Empire Waist Maxi Cold Shoulder Satin Silk Dress
With its long sleeves, this maxi cold shoulder satin silk dress is an obvious choice for a breezy evening event on the beach.
Fitted under the bust, the empire-waist cut creates a flattering silhouette for all body types, while satin silk fabric drapes beautifully to the floor.
We love the cold shoulder top with a very sexy and oh-so-divine open back. Feeling a bit chilly? Add a delicate wrap to keep you snug.
Flamingo Tie-Dye Maxi Beach Dress
Casual, comfortable, and striking, this flamingo tie-dye maxi beach dress features a sexy open-back design and is available in the yummiest colors, including blue, beige, black, marble, and peach pink.
Notably, it’s handmade, so every dress is unique and can be worn again and again.
Ocean Blue Wrap V-Neck Short Sleeve Dress With Split
Look and feel like a Grecian goddess in this ocean blue wrap V-neck dress with a high split.
Perfect for mingling on the island of Mykonos, in Maine, or Miami, the simple cut dress with its short sleeves combines sex appeal, sultriness, and casual chic in the most charming way.
The fitted bodice cuts at the waist and the tie closure on the side is flattering, while the high (okay, very high) split up the leg shows off your tanned sexy legs (or “slegs” as we like to call them) perfectly.
Tropical Print Sleeveless V-Neck Summer Beach Dress
The middle knot is just decorative, you can make a pretty bow via the separate tie, and the buttons are NOT funtional
Off to the tropics for your BFF’s wedding? You can’t go wrong wearing this tropical print sleeveless V-neck summer beach dress with a high waist.
Flirty and feminine, this fun print is made for a destination wedding on the beach!
V-Neck Belt Style Soft Satin Silk Printed Kaftan
Everyone needs a kaftan in their wardrobe, and we especially love this kaftan made with soft satin silk!
Perfect beach wedding attire, this colorfully patterned kaftan complements all body types. We love the slits up the side and front, not to mention the back V-neckline, and you have the option of belting it up for a more formal look.
Grab your flats, and bold earrings and you’re beach wedding ready!
Dark Blue Linen Midi Sleeveless Dress With Full Skirt
A larger skirt that looks nice when twirling, great to dance
Beach wedding or not, this delightful dark blue, linen midi dress with a full skirt is a must-have!
Soft and comfortable, this sleeveless dress, with its classic design and neutral color palette, will quickly become a wardrobe staple.
Lace-Up Corset Back Maxi Dress With Side Splits
This lace-up corset back maxi dress is for the empowered woman who’s in touch with her divine curves and feminine shape.
The dress is made from cotton and viscose and molds to your body. It has two side splits to show off your legs and the adjustable straps allow you to change the length depending on your mood.
It’s soft and comfortable for you to dance the night away.
Open-Back Silk Jumpsuit
Okay, we know this isn’t a dress, but we couldn’t resist including it on our list. Perfect for gals who prefer pants to dresses, this silk jumpsuit is worth your attention!
Made with silk crepe de china, the dungaree-style jumpsuit verges on sexy with an open back and spaghetti straps. It’s available in over 28 colors including muted shades like tea rose and wheat and bright colors such as cerulean and yellow!
It’s a cute little number that you’re guaranteed to wear again and again.
Fresh Green Oversized Sleeveless Long Dress
Spring has sprung in this gorgeous fresh green oversized sleeveless long dress.
Made from chiffon – the IT fabric of the moment – the dress boasts a stunning green and yellow floral pattern and is finished off with a retro turtleneck.
Fully lined, the dress also has a removable neck ribbon, which can be worn as a belt. Flowing, fresh, and an absolute showstopper, it’ll look as good on a beach or at a lavish dinner at the local beach club.
Cotton Short Dress
Cute and sassy for the young and young at heart, this cotton short dress is the perfect outfit for a casual beach wedding BBQ.
With its pretty floral print against a neutral backdrop, the empire-style mini dress features a flattering V-neckline and hemming on the sleeves and hem of the dress.
It sits comfortably above the knee and we think it would look stunning with a pair of espadrille wedge shoes.
Halter Neck Sleeveless Chiffon Dress
Made from the most exquisite silky soft chiffon and print, this sleeveless dress with a criss-cross front and back detail is the only dress you need for a beach wedding and every day after that!
Long in length and oversized for a floaty look (and comfort), this green and blue dress is made for a ceremony beside the ocean.
It’s available in sizes S/M, M/L, L/XL, and XL/2XL, and the halter neck means you can adjust it for the best possible fit.
Bohemian Backless Maxi Dress
Fall in love at first sight with this goddess-like boho backless maxi dress.
With its simple round neck, halter neck tie, and open back, it’s the epitome of summer lovin’. The string detail at the back of the dress allows you to wear the dress loose or tie it at the waist.
We love that it’s available in two colors – pale pink and lime – so depending on the location, venue, and mood, you can order the one that’s just right for you. Oh, who are we kidding? Go ahead and order both!
Leopard Print Open-Back Maxi Dress With Criss-Cross Back
Exotic destinations call for exotic prints. And we can’t think of anything more exotic than this leopard print maxi dress.
The empire waistline is fitted and features a plunging neckline, while the open back adds to the overall look and feel of the dress.
Not to mention, the cross-back straps are adjustable for extra support; a definite plus!
Strapless Yellow Chiffon Long Dress
Glorious in yellow and simple in design, this strapless yellow chiffon long dress is just dreamy.
Not sure about strapless dresses and wardrobe malfunctions? The elastic bodice fits snugly on the bust so you don’t need to worry about anything falling off or dropping down. The flowing chiffon skirt is lined and super comfortable.
It’s an affordable option that you’re sure to get a lot of wear out of.
Pale Blue Oversized Charmeuse Silk Backless Dress
Be at one with the ocean in this incredible pale blue oversized backless dress made from charmeuse silk.
With thin straps and a halter neckline, the circle-cut dress is soft and flowing and gathered at the lower part of the back.
It’s sexy yet subtle, modern, and minimalist. Classy and chic, you’ll feel cool, while looking hot!