16 After-Party Bridal Dresses To Inspire Your Own

Your bridal wardrobe boasts a range of outfits, but your after-party dress is guaranteed to steal the spotlight. While your wedding gown holds immense importance, it’s the after-party outfit that you’re going to have fun and enjoy yourself in. Opting for playful and sparkly fabrics with shorter hemlines and relaxed silhouettes makes for the perfect party attire. After-party dresses are an excellent medium for exhibiting your personal style while grooving on the dance floor.

1. Jacquard Mini Swing Dress

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The jacquard mini swing dress is an elegant and unique piece of clothing. The jacquard fabric used to make the dress has a raised pattern that adds depth and texture to the dress. The mini length of the dress is playful and feminine, perfect for a cocktail party or a night out with friends. Complete the look with a feathered bolero jacket for some Gatsby flair. Dress by @bycelineooi.

2. An Hourglass Enhancing Bodycon Dress

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A chic and stunning satin bodycon dress that fits perfectly will give you ample confidence on the dance floor. This strapless design features a scoop neckline with ruched detailing and includes a sexy thigh split, revealing just the right amount of leg – a flattering touch to enhance an hourglass silhouette. Pair it with sleek hair and an oversized blazer for a modern, sophisticated vibe, perfect for a party out in the city!

3. Party-ready Ruffle Gown

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This white dress was made for dancing. With tiers of ruffles cascading down the front of the dress, circling at the bottom to give a flouncy hem, this style adds texture and movement to a frilly, playful and feminine outfit. It’s a minimalist look with that spares no expense when it comes to exuding drama as you sway and move to the beat on the dance floor.

4. Sleek and Modern Feather Dress

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Breathtakingly beautiful and graceful, this custom-made Brian Khoo creation features a strapless structured bodice and a full feathered skirt that cascade down the length of the garment to create a stunning, flowing train behind the wearer. A little sexy and a little sweet plus a whole lot of elegance, this dress is the perfect showstopper for an upscale soiree.

5. Off-Shoulder Drape Dress

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An off-shoulder neckline flatters all chest sizes, and the full column skirt balances out the look. This gown is made from shimmery tulle, which gives you a lot of sparkle without any heavy embellishments – perfect for after-party vibes and light enough to keep the party going for hours!

6. Dress Mini for A Major Impact

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Mini wedding dresses are fun, unexpected and they signal the start of the after-party! This skater dress just above the knee features embroidered floral appliqués for an undeniably girly look whilst a flouncy skirt adds a touch of playful youth. Bonus points goes to the fact that it’s relaxed and airy, perfect for partying outdoors in the tropics.

7. Tailored Two-Piece

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This bride wore a sheer top with lace appliqués and paired them with custom made cigarette ankle pants. A detachable tulle skirt further adds to the statement-making effect, to make for a comfortable and chill outfit. She finished her look with a sleek and modern ponytail.

8. Effortless Transformation

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Girly, romantic and sweet. This quarter sleeve bodysuit and split hem A-line skirt will always be in trend. Fitting at the top and loose at the bottom, this dress flows and delivers romantic vibes – from aisle to dance floor, first dance to partying with guests, it is the perfect transition dress.

9. Bridal Romper

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If you’re looking for a fun option that’s also stylish and functional, try a bridal romper. With its dramatic floral top, tailored shorts paired with fishnet stockings, this outfit will get you in the mood to celebrate. Fashionable, fun and sexy, perfect for cutting it loose on the dance floor.

10. Fringe Tassel Midi Dress

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No matter the theme of your wedding, you’ll be sure to wow any crowd with a cascading fringe dress. One of the best options for dancing; the fringe frock makes a statement with each swish and turn. Plus point, you don’t have to worry about stepping on a train or breaking a bead while you’re swaying with your partner.

11. The Modern Jumpsuit

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A bridal bustier and tailored trousers is a stunning and sophisticated bridal outfit that is perfect for modern brides who want to break free from traditional wedding gowns. Extra boning makes for a beautiful and flattering fit, while the trousers offer a modern and chic twist to the ensemble.

12. Form-Fitting Wrapped Dress

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Chances are you’ve put a lot of work into getting bridal body ready for your big day and want to show off the stunning results! We’re giving a round of thumbs up for that sexy back! This wrap dress showcases an elegant low back and sleek silhouette. A sleek ponytail and delicate drop earrings make for chic finishing touches.

13. Full Printed Frock

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From start to finish, venue to decor, right down to her choice for an after-party dress, this bride fully embraced and leaned into the Italian coastline that inspired her wedding theme. Wearing a printed underwired top and airy soft pleated maxi skirt, she nails the representation of the Amalfi Coast!

14. Luxe Embellished Maxi Dress

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Throwing a disco party? This dazzling long-sleeve embellished gown screams Old Hollywood glamor. An open back gives added groove, flaunting your assets for a fun, fierce and flirty look. The wide front split and maxi length at the rear lets off the vibe of ‘something more special’ than an everyday mini party dress.

15. All-In-One Special

Can’t decide what you like best? This dress by Brian Khoo has got it all – exposed corset bodice, dramatic drapery, a structured mini skirt and an asymmetrical side train in the form of a mini toga. The beading and sequins gives the outfit an unmistakable bridal look and best yet, leaves your guest mesmerised with all the stunning details.

16. Laced Up Mini Dress

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This V-neck lace mini dress is the epitome of elegance. We love how the bride turned it up a notch with a cape sleeves – a one-of-a-kind stunner!

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