Little White Dresses for Every Bridal Occasion

 By Anna Katherine Baxley, Build-A-Bride Birmingham

One of the most exciting parts of being engaged is the numerous events and celebrations leading up to your wedding day! From engagement pictures and bridal showers to your bachelorette party and rehearsal dinner, every bride-to-be needs a white dress wardrobe during her engagement.

If you are in search of the perfect Little White Dress to complete your wedding wardrobe then keep reading!


For the Rehearsal Dinner

Sugar Magnolia from Build-A-Bride 

From the Build-A-Bride collection, the Sugar Magnolia dress is not only an amazing wedding dress, but it is the perfect white dress if you are having an upscale rehearsal dinner. This crepe, sheath dress features a halter neckline that ties into a delicate bow and has a sweep train.


For the Bridal Shower

Fairytale Maxi Dress by Show Me Your Mumu

This whimsical maxi dress from Show Me Your Mumu is light, airy, and perfect for any bridal event from your bridal shower to your rehearsal dinner! This white empire waist dress features tiered ruffles throughout the dress and a ruffle strap. You are sure to be comfortable and the life of the party in this little white dress!


For the Bridesmaid Luncheon

Lina Lace Sheath Dress by Bardot

For the bride that is wanting a lace dress for her wedding events, this lace sheath dress by Bardot at Nordstrom is a fabulous option! Sleek and chic, the dress lining hits above the knee with the lace continuing below and has spaghetti straps. This dress would be perfect for your bridal shower, bridesmaids luncheon, or rehearsal dinner!


For the Engagement Photos

Whisper Ruffled V-Neck Mini Dress by French Connection

Simple, chic, and modern, French Connection’s ruffle mini dress is a versatile little white dress for every bride-to-be! This white A-line mini dress features a modern v-neckline, and the shoulders are accented with ruffle cap sleeves. This little white dress is perfect for every event from engagement pictures and bridal showers to the bachelorette party and rehearsal dinner!


For the Couples Shower

Broderie Anglaise Wrap Dress by Scotch & Soda

For your more casual wedding events, like an outdoor couples shower or engagement pictures, this white eyelet wrap dress featured on Rent the Runway is a beautiful option. The v-neck embroidered dress features a high-low silhouette, puff sleeves, and a wrap tie in front. You are certain to stay cool for any spring or summer event in this little white dress!


For the Engagement Cocktail Party

Sculpture Bow-Front Strapless Dress by Badgley Mischka

For the bride who loves a bow, this little white dress is for you! The strapless Badgley Mischka cocktail dress at Saks Fifth Avenue features a bow front and center with a strapless neckline and in a luxurious mikado fabric. This little white dress would be perfect for an engagement cocktail party or a rehearsal dinner!


For the Outdoor Shower

Samantha Ruffle Wrap Dress by Show Me Your Mumu

Romantic and flirty, this white satin ruffle wrap dress from Show Me Your Mumu is perfect for every bride’s wedding wardrobe! The high-low style dress features ruffle straps that come into a v-neckline and a faux front wrap. This dress comes in a variety of sizes through plus size, making it a great little white dress for every bride.


For the Bachelorette Party

Strapless White Romper by LuLus

For the bride that loves a fun romper, this white romper from LuLus is for you! The romper features a strapless neckline, a flaring peplum, and structured shorts. This is the perfect little white outfit that can be dressed up or down to wear to a bridal shower or to the bachelorette party.


For the Going Away Sendoff

Stacy Bridal Jumpsuit by Eternal Ivory

Last but not least- is the little white jumpsuit. This white jumpsuit from Eternal Ivory is the perfect mix of classic and romantic, featuring a v-neckline trimmed with delicate lace, a bow front, and a cropped tailored leg. This outfit would be perfect for any wedding event, but especially a rehearsal dinner or get-away outfit!

May 26, 2021 — Heidi Baker