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Heading to a Fall Wedding? We Picked Out 11 Dresses for You

And one jumpsuit.

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A woman in a long-sleeved printed dress. Photo: Dôen

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Finding a dress to wear to a wedding as a civilian guest is way more chill than being in the wedding party and dropping big bucks on a bridesmaid dress you know you’ll never wear again (even though you tell yourself you can, and will!). But that’s not to say it’s totally easy.

You still have to land on an outfit that strikes the right the balance of looking good without over-shining the bride; on top of that, there’s a dress code to contend with. (What does dressy-casual mean, exactly?) Another huge piece of the puzzle is budget. But since the ball is in your court, you’ve got every opportunity to find something that you actually will wear again — which might be the best reason to justify a splurge on something you really love.

Below, we’ve rounded up 11 dresses (and one jumpsuit!) for every budget and style that you’ll want to wear often, whether it’s to another wedding, a date, or the office, dressed down.

Wilfred Fleurette Jumpsuit, $165
Wilfred Fleurette Jumpsuit, $165
Réalisation Par Violette Dress, $225
Réalisation Par Violette Dress, $225
DKNY Lace-Up Cady Dress, $275
DKNY Lace-Up Cady Dress, $275
Mara Hoffman Patsy Dress, $395
Mara Hoffman Patsy Dress, $395
Shaina Mote Clay Taiga Dress, $392
Shaina Mote Clay Taiga Dress, $392
Madewell Mislight Mockneck Dress, $100
Madewell Mislight Mockneck Dress, $100
Doen Dandelion Dress, $205
Dôen Dandelion Dress, $205
Toit Volant Eufro Dress, $265
Toit Volant Eufro Dress, $265