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Where to buy wedding guest dresses

Another wedding invitation arrived in the mail? We’ve scoured the internet for the best retailers to shop for fancy dresses that get the wedding event tick of approval.

With wedding season in full swing you’re bound to need a (few) new dresses to turn heads on your loved one’s special occasion. Whether it’s a fancy cocktail do, or something rather cruisy by the beach, these retailers are your go-to when shopping for a new dress to wear to the next wedding in your diary.

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Top fashion sites to buy wedding guest dresses

1. ASOS
You'll find plenty of cheap and cheerful dresses to wear to a wedding party at ASOS.

Attracting shoppers globally, ASOS is the ultimate fashion destination for the twenty-something fashion addict looking for new threads on the reg. The brand offers a mix of house labels, exclusive styles and hot brands.

  • 10% student discount
  • Free shipping on orders over $40
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of receiving your order

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2. THE ICONIC
You'll find sexy, shoulder-baring wedding appropriate dresses at THE ICONIC from local and international labels, including exclusive styles you can’t buy anywhere else.

THE ICONIC has a mix of Australian and international labels ready for you to shop. Launched in late 2011, the Aussie favourite is your answer to last-minute emergency outfit shopping as well as guaranteed best-dressed status.

  • Free returns for 100 days
  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • 3-hour delivery to Sydney metro for $12.95

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3. Boohoo
Need a new dress to wear to a wedding but don't want to break your budget? Your perfect dress is just a few clicks away at Boohoo.

British-based brand Boohoo is your go-to when shopping on a budget. With fashion-forward clothing ranging between $10-$70, up to 100 new arrivals every day and a flexible returns policy, you can afford to buy in bulk and always look your best.

  • Free shipping on orders over $40
  • $15 express delivery (arrives within 4 working days)
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of receiving your order

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4. Missguided
Shine bright in stand-out wedding guest dresses by Missguided. The brand has affordable styles you need to shop right now.

A bold brand designed for the fashion-obsessed girl, online retailer Missguided pumps out collections inspired by celebrities, social media, bloggers and street style.

  • Free delivery on orders over $80
  • Returns accepted within 14 days of delivery
  • 20% student discount

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5. New Look
Sparkle in this season’s best dresses by New Look and turn heads at the next wedding soiree you're attending.

The UK's leading fast fashion retailer, New Look started in 1969 and has since grown into a global brand that dominates the style sphere.

  • Free delivery on orders over £55
  • 10% student discount
  • Returns accepted within 28 days of purchase

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6. Showpo
Showpo stocks the hottest range of dresses for girls looking to make a statement. Wedding guest or brides-to-be can find something to suit at Showpo.

Get bang for your buck when you shop with Showpo. Scroll through the brand's Instagram feed for inspiration and shop the looks you love online.

  • Free express shipping on orders over $50
  • Exchanges accepted within 14 days of receiving your order

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7. Dissh
Dream dresses in the best prints are all available right here. Perfect the typical Aussie do. Enough said.

Brissy-based brand Dissh is known for an unmatched fashion offering. Browse the selection of women’s clothing in a wide range of colours and styles.

  • Exchanges accepted within 14 days of purchase
  • Exchanges accepted in-store or online
  • 10% student discount
  • Free express shipping on orders over $50

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8. BNKR
BNKR is bound to have an abundance of dresses for your next special occasion.

You’ll have the most envious outfit when you shop with Adelaide-based retailer BNKR. It stocks C/meo Collective, Finders Keepers, Keepsake, The Fifth and TY-LR, making BNKR a fashion girl's dream store.

  • Chat with a personal stylist online
  • Take 15% off your first order
  • Free express shipping on orders over $39

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9. Forever New
Your girly go-to, wedding guests can rest assured there's Forever New knows how to do ladylike dresses like nobody else.

Melbourne-born brand Forever New celebrates the feminine woman with signature fashion pieces and limited collections. Shop the latest Kylie and Kendall collection here.

  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • 10% student discount
  • Returns accepted within 14 days of delivery

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10. Princess Polly
Let all of your wedding guest dress dreams come true with Princess Polly.

Another online retailer born in Brisbane (go Brisbane!), Princess Polly is all about cute frocks and pretty playsuits. A little bit bohemian and a little bit fun, the brand is packed with must-have pieces.

  • 10% off site-wide when you subscribe to Princess Polly
  • Next-day delivery on orders over $50
  • Free returns on orders over $100
  • Layby your purchase with an 8-week payment plan
  • Returns accepted within 30 days of purchase (exchanges and store credit only)

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11. Birdcage Boutique

The Birdcage Boutique is an Australian-based online boutique that offers a range of up-and-coming and established Australian fashion labels. Its impressive collection includes brands such as C/MEO Collective, The Fifth, Finders Keepers, Jaggar, keepsake and more.

  • Get free express shipping on orders over $59.
  • Select “AfterPay” at the checkout to buy now, and pay in instalments.
  • Simply send your unwanted purchases back within seven days for a full refund, an exchange, or store credit worth 110% of the price.

Your quick guide to retailers offering free delivery

Most of the retailers mentioned above (as well as a few others listed below) offer free shipping when you spend over a certain amount. It doesn’t get much better than that! Shop dresses for wedding guests online with ease.

ASOS: Free shipping on orders over $40 THE ICONIC: Free shipping on orders over $50 BNKR: Free express shipping on orders over $39 Showpo: Free express shipping on orders over $50 Beginning Boutique: Free shipping on orders over $50 Dotti: Free shipping on orders over $90 Forever New: Free shipping on orders over $50
Surfstitch: Free shipping on orders over $25 Sabo Skirt: Free shipping on orders over $150 Princess Polly: Free express shipping on orders over $50 New Look: Free shipping on orders over £55 Topshop: Free shipping on orders over £100 City Beach: Free shipping on orders over $75 Missguided: Free shipping on orders over $80

Start your shopping spree with one of the codes below:

Up to 75% off clearance items

Shop Boohoo's clearance section and save up to 75% on the regular price.

10% off student discount

Students can get 10% off any purchase at ASOS.

Free Overnight Shipping over AUD $50

Get free shipping when you spend over $50 at The Iconic.

Up to 75% off clearance items

Shop Boohoo's clearance section and save up to 75% on the regular price.

Up to 70% off sale

Get up to 70% off with the fInal clearance at ASOS

10% off student discount

Students can get 10% off any purchase at ASOS.

Free Overnight Shipping over AUD $50

Get free shipping when you spend over $50 at The Iconic.

Up to 50% off in the sale

Save up to 50% off in the sale section at THE ICONIC. Stock is limited.

Free express shipping on orders $79 or more

Get free delivery to Australia, New Zealand and Singapore on orders $79+

Save $100 when you spend $500

Enter the coupon code at the check to take $100 off order $500 and over.

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Free shipping on orders over $75+

Get free shipping on orders over $75+ at Beginning Boutique.Conditions Apply

FREE gift on orders of $40 or more

Get a free gift when you spend $40 or more. Choices available.

Up to 70% off sale

Get up to 70% off at the Princess Polly Boxing Day sale. Sale is still running but get in quick before the best pieces sell out.

Get $20 off on your birthday

Subscribe to Polly Mail and when your birthday comes around you'll receive $20 to spend at Princess Polly. Conditions apply.

Free Express Shipping to New Zealand

Get free express shipping on orders over $80 to New Zealand at Princess Polly. Receive item in 1-2 days.

Shop now & pay over 8 weeks with After Pay

Shop now & pay over 8 weeks with After Pay at Princess Polly. Plus, get free express shipping on orders over $50. Exclusions apply.

Weekly City Beach 2 for 1 deals

See if you can get a discount with City Beach by checking this deals section of the site. All the weekly deals are posted here.

Free gift with your purchase

Get a free gift with your purchase at City Beach.

40% off student discount

Get 40% off student discount at Missguided. Excludes sale items.

Dresses $32 and under

Shop for elegant dresses for just $32 or less.

Tops from $9

Save big when you shop for tops from $9 at Missguided.

Denim from $30

Shop for denim from $30 at Missguided.

FREE standard shipping on orders over $80

Receive FREE standard shipping on orders over $80 at Missguided. For orders under $80, standard shipping costs $4.95 and express shipping costs $9.95.

Doone Roisin

Doone Roisin is the social media butterfly and a Contributing Fashion Editor at finder.com.au. She's an online shopping enthusiast ready to show you what to buy and how to wear it, the best sales around town and insider tips to make note of.

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