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Your Fave LBD

Maybe you already have a favorite little black dress, maybe you need a new one. Either way, when it comes to engagement party dresses, a flattering and simple LBD is often the best choice.

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Lace Cutouts

Engagement party dresses are supposed to be fun and trendy. This is a great time to embrace some popular details that you don't want to wear on your wedding day. This sheath dress with intricate lace patterns and illusion cutouts is modern and sweet.

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Garden Glamour

Spring means fresh flowers in bloom. Reflect the season with a celebratory floral-patterned dress in a cute silhouette complete with tiny cap sleeves.

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Trending Pantsuits

Occasion pantsuits are all the rage right now (even as wedding dress alternatives). Wear a wide leg pantsuit in your favorite color with a pair of wedge sandals for the ultimate summer chic look.

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A Hint of Bridal

Many brides want an engagement party dress that feels bridal. Select a white lace sundress with a v-neck and a-line silhouette. Wear with a pair of flats and light, minimalist jewelry.

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Effortless Sophistication

Engagement parties are often the first time you will meet each other's extended family. When you want to make a stellar first impression, go with a simple, classic shift dress that embodies an effortless sophistication.

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Casual Nostalgia

Summer engagement parties are often simply backyard barbecues and other casual gatherings with friends and family. You want your dress to be special, but not too formal for the event. An adorable sundress in a retro pattern and peppy color is just the ticket!

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Relaxed Boho

Engagement party at a local park or beach? Wear a relaxed summer dress like this long, striped option from Anthropologie. It won't be a near wardrobe malfunction if a breeze catches it and you can wear it throughout the season.

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Crop Top Cutie

Show off those killer abs you've been working on with a crop top ballgown. Perfect for a formal engagement party, this trendy dress will give you practice stealing all the attention!

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A Bold Pop of Color

Is your closet full of bright colors? Then find a new juicy-hued dress in a cool shade for your debut party as a bride.