Dance The Night Away in These Flirty Reception Gowns
Your wedding ceremony is likely to be one of the most momentous and memorable events of your entire life, so it only makes sense that the party afterward should match it in epic fashion. Since formal wedding gowns can be difficult to get down in on the dance floor, many brides choose a lighter, more accommodating and comfortable reception gown to change into once the ceremony is over.
Of course, the reception is your party, so you'll want to pick a dress that lets you stand out from the crowd. A great reception gown will echo the dress you wore earlier in the day while allowing you to move freely and breathe a bit easier. Take a moment to consider these stand out gowns that will let you shine and look your very best as you dance the night away at the reception.
Beaded Lace Sheath Dress
After spending most of your day perfectly primped and made up in your wedding gown, it will feel fantastic to take a breath and pull on this fabulous beaded lace sheath dress from David's Bridal. This classic short dress offers a very comfortable style with lots of elegant flourishes and extras to create a special look.
You'll be certain to stand out with this number's eye catching bead work and floral details that add a lot of flair to a fairly straight forward design. Its scoop neckline has a conservative cut and is trimmed with floral scalloped edges for a charming touch of femininity. A medium matching belt at the waist line helps accentuate your natural curves while a soft V in the back finishes the look off. This fully lined dress is made of imported polyester and lace and is available in white and ivory.
Hammered Soft Satin Tiered Gown with Cap Sleeves
If you plan to sport a more formal look at your wedding reception, consider this perfectly elegant hammered soft satin tiered gown from David's Bridal. This beautiful and modern looking dress combines the high waist of an empire silhouette and a mermaid cut skirt that flares out at the knees.
The gown's most eye catching and unique feature is the tiered design, which adds drama with tapering laser cut satin layers that are thinner near the bust and wider as they travel down the dress. The gown's straps also get wider as they travel up the shoulder, ending in charming and modest cap sleeves. The piece is finished off with the extra upscale addition of a sweep train, reminding all your guests whose special day it is.
Strapless Taffeta Bubble Dress
For a summertime outdoor reception, many brides may want to opt for a decidedly warm weather look, as can be seen in the strapless taffeta bubble dress by David's Bridal. This flirty dress has a strapless neckline and a bottom hem that extends to just above the knee, giving you all the freedom you need to pull off your best dance moves.
The perfect blend of simplicity and feminine beauty, the dress features a high waist line that is emphasized by a ruched belt-like band just below the bust. From there, the dress flares gracefully with an empty space of taffeta that meets of field of embroidered floral accents that extend to the bottom hem. This dress is made of imported polyester and taffeta and is available in white and ivory.
Spaghetti Strap Chiffon Gown with High-Low Hem
Another very summery number that adds an extra bit of charm and grace, the spaghetti strap chiffon gown with high-low hem from David's Bridal is sure to keep you at the center of attention throughout your wedding reception. An incredible blend of comfort and high style, this stunning dress features an empire silhouette to flatter any body shape.
It begins with a well fitted but modest jersey bodice that is bordered just below the bust with a medium band of fabric and covered throughout with subtle yet effective and charming floral detailing. The spaghetti straps make the gown perfect for warm weather, although this number could easily be combined with a thin cardigan to ward off drafts.
The dramatic flowing skirt is made of two layers of chiffon fabric and features an elegant high-low hemline that stops just below the knee in the front and extends to the floor in the back. This amazing dress is available in white and ivory.
A knockout reception gown can help you make the most out of the big party following your wedding. Although many brides choose to stick with their dress from the ceremony, switching to a more comfortable gown, even for part of the night, can make a big difference in your mood and overall enjoyment. Take these head turning styles as your cue to find the reception dress that's right for you.