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Lavender Dress Style Guide for Special Events 2024

Lavender is trending this year. Even the Olympic track has switched to lavender, swapping the traditional red dirt for lush purple.

Olympic track

Picture by Paris 2024

If you're looking to incorporate this dreamy pastel hue into your closet for an upcoming special occasion, you're in luck. Lavender-coloured dresses are so versatile, they'll work for everything from a casual garden wedding to a show-stopping prom night. Today, I'm featuring my favorite lavender looks to bring out your inner lavender goddess!

In this article:

  • Lavender Bridesmaid Dresses

Lavender Dresses for Weddings

Lavender Bridesmaid Dresses

A beautiful lavender dress is absolute bridesmaid #goals.

Go for this romantic, flowy empire waist chiffon dress for boho garden nuptials. The floaty chiffon skimming over your body is pure effortless elegance.

empire waist chiffon dress

For a beach wedding, this off-the-shoulder lavender maxi with a daring side slit is simply stunning. Your girls will look like them just emerged from the waves as a lavender-haired mermaid princess.

off-the-shoulder lavender maxi

If you want to go full-on classic glam for a traditional ballroom wedding, this lavender lace maxi dress is sheer perfection. The lace bodice is pure sophistication while the chiffon skirt keeps it flowy and romantic.

lavender lace maxi dress

Lavender Guest Attire

For all you lovely wedding guests out there, don't sleep on the versatility of a lavender dress! You can easily dress it up or down for any dress code.

A pleated lavender midi with short sleeves is elegant yet comfy for an afternoon ceremony.

pleated midi dress

Or go for this lavender lace gown with a flattering high-low hem for a semi-formal evening do.

All over lavender lace gown


Lavender Dresses for Proms

Prom queens, get ready to turn heads in ravishing lavender!

For full fairytale vibes, slip into a maxi tulle dress with a ooh-la-la sheer bodice covered in leaf sequin detailing. Twirl away, you'll look like you manifested straight from a daydream. Similar leaf sequin styles: sleevess option; short sleeve option.

lavender maxi tulle dress

Dying to go full glitz and glam? Rock an all-over lavender sequin dress with spaghetti straps and a high-low skirt. You'll be the most scintillating sparkly stunner on the dance floor!

all-over lavender sequin dress

Lavender Dresses for Grad Ceremonies

Graduating? You deserve to wow in luscious lavender!

Keep it sweet and simple yet totally elevated in a satin lavender A-line mini dress. A satin fabric and structured silhouette give this number a truly graduation-worthy vibe. Similar look: square neck satin mini dress.

satin lavender A-line mini dress

Of course, if you want to be the most showstopping grad, you have to go for a lavender sequin bodycon dress with a cheeky open back and lace-up detailing. Fierce, stylish, unforgettable - everything your grad look should be! Similar look: 

lavender sequin bodycon dress

When it comes to lavender dresses for any special occasion, the options are truly endless. Whichever lovely lavender coloured dress you choose, it is sure to make you feel like a dream. Mauve is the new black, didn't you know?

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