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25 Wedding Reception Bridal Looks

Who said you could only wear one look on your wedding day? If you are craving an outfit change on your big day, then you don't want to miss these 25 reception bridal styles!

More than ever before, modern brides are craving not one, but two or more looks on their wedding day. Brides are loving bold gowns for their ceremony, and more edgy party-ready looks for their reception. With multiple wedding day looks becoming the norm, it is allowing brides to embrace multiple styles, and show off different pieces of their personality. Whether you have considered a second look or not, you don't want to miss our list of irresistible reception ready bridal styles!

01. Peter Langner: Fierce Reception Worthy Separates

Peter Langner
Peter Langner

Feel absolutely fierce at your reception in this separates style from Peter Langner. Featuring sleek and fitted white silk pants and an irresistible illusion tulle top embroidered with sequin and crystal florals. Easily pair this top with a voluminous ball gown skirt for your ceremony - and then swap the skirt for the sleek silk pants for your reception.

02. Markarian: Sophisticated Dupioni Dress

Markarian
Markarian

Sophisticated, yet modern. We love when a bridal style can feel both contemporary and timeless. And this reception ready style from Markarian is just that. A white silk dupioni dress that features bow shoulder details, illusion side cutouts and chic midi length cut. And who can resist that belt?

03. Marchesa: Sultry Second Look

Marchesa
Marchesa

We are loving this ultra glam and slightly sultry second look style from Marchesa. Ditch the ball gown for your reception, but still feel sophisticated and sexy in this fitted, high slit strapless gown.

04. Viktor Rolf: Couture Floral Babydoll

Viktor Rolf
Viktor Rolf

We are absolutely loving this next reception ready bridal look from Viktor Rolf. An ultra chic and couture off-the-shoulder babydoll mini dress that features bold oversized bow sleeves and whimsical floral appliqué.

05. Amsale: Satin Slip Midi

Amsale
Amsale

Slip dresses are a perfect silhouette when it comes to your reception bridal look. And we are just loving this midi length satin gown with a feminine mended lace border.

06. Markarian: Embellished One-Shoulder

A look like this may feel a bit too contemporary for your wedding ceremony, but it is perfect for your reception style. This white silk gown features a single balloon sleeve and chic front slit. And did we mention the all over mirror sequin accents and lines of teardrop pearls at the waist and neckline?

07. Alexandra Grecco: Sassy Separates

Alexandra Grecco
Alexandra Grecco

What better time to rock a sassy separates bridal look than at your reception? This is the perfect fashion forward look that is more casual for your reception celebration. This look from Alexandra Grecco features a chic cropped puff-sleeve blouse and ruffled cropped pants with a slight wide leg.

08. Viktor Rolf: Minimal and Modern

Viktor Rolf
Viktor Rolf

Looking for a more minimal style when it comes to your reception style? We are loving this chic, minimal kaftan style gown with a sultry open back. A sophisticated and contemporary way to show off a more minimal look on your wedding day.

09. Peter Langner: Sweet and Sassy

Peter Langner
Peter Langner

Shorten things up for your reception with this sweet midi length bridal look from Peter Langner. This irresistible tulle gown features a paper ribbon accented balloon skirt and a sultry open back. Sweet, sassy and perfect for your second look.

10. Elie Saab: Dramatic Taffeta Mini

Elie Saab
Elie Saab

Craving a shorter style for your reception look, but still need to keep things formal? Then Elie Saab has you covered with this next bridal look. A one shoulder asymmetrical taffeta mini dress, that features a matching overskirt that you can leave on for a more formal wedding reception, and ditch later in the night!

11. Marchesa: Flirty Floral High-Low

Marchesa
Marchesa

How about a sweet, flirty, high-low style for your reception look? A classic strapless silhouette with all over florals that are absolutely irresistible.

12. Viktor Rolf: Contemporary Jumpsuit

Viktor Rolf
Viktor Rolf

If you want to make a bold, contemporary fashion statement on your big day, your reception is the perfect place to do it. And what bold, couture loving bride can resist this modern hooded jumpsuit from Viktor Rolf?

13. Markarian: Crystal Heart Midi

Markarian
Markarian

Spread a little extra love with this next reception worthy bridal style. A chic halter gown with side ruching and all over crystal heart accents. And we just love it paired with matching heart earrings and bold metallic shoes.

14. Fame and Partners: Strappy Modern

Fame and Partners
Fame and Partners

Fame and Partners brings us this next reception ready bridal look. A modern strappy slip dress with dramatic side slits. This is a simple and sultry reception look for our minimalist contemporary brides out there.

15. Alexandra Grecco: Trending Bridal Blazer Mini

Alexandra Grecco
Alexandra Grecco

Bridal blazer mini dresses are trending in a big way right now. And these trending gowns aren't just for casual courthouse wedding days. They are perfect for a more casual, yet chic, reception bridal look.

16. Amsale: Chic Crepe Jumpsuit

Amsale
Amsale

Jumpsuits are a trendy and modern option when it comes to your wedding reception style. And it is a great way to embrace the jumpsuit bridal trend, without wearing it for the main affair. Plus, it is hard to resist an adorable bridal look like this crepe, floral accented jumpsuit from Amsale.

17. Needle and Thread: Colorful Sequined Mini

Needle and Thread
Needle and Thread

Your wedding reception is the perfect time to play around with more unique fashion trends. And we are loving this colorful sequin accented gown from Needle and Thread. With a flirty, vintage feel, this gown is sure to steal your heart.

18. The After White: Boho Bridal

The After White
The After White

The perfect, playful reception style for our bohemian brides out there. A more casual style that would be perfect for your summer outdoor wedding reception.

19. Galia Lahav: Wrap Around Mini

Galia Lahav
Galia Lahav

This next reception worthy bridal style comes from Galia Lahav. A fierce wrapped mini made of lustrous stretch satin. And we love it paired with a statement cape for even more added drama.

20. Grace Loves Lace: Slit Silk Slip Dress

Grace Loves Lace
Grace Loves Lace

Get ready to fall head over heels in love with this next reception ready bridal look from Grace Loves Lace. A lavish silk slip dress that features a wrapped front slit, gathered bust and delicate straps. And we are loving it paired with those chic, minimal sandals!

21. Lela Rose: Draped Lace Crop & Skinny Trousers

Lela Rose
Lela Rose

It is hard to resist this next reception worthy bridal style from Lela Rose. This separates style features a unique guipure lace and tulle draped crop top paired with chic skinny trousers. A look like this may not be something you want to wear for your ceremony, but it is a bold, daring style for your second look.

22. Grace Loves Lace: Delicate Lace

Grace Loves Lace
Grace Loves Lace

Just because you are looking for a slightly less formal look for your reception style, that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice feeling ultra glamorous and bridal. This feminine low back lace gown from Grace Loves Lace features a stunning asymmetric front slit and the most delicate straps. A relaxed, comfortable style that will still have you feeling absolutely irresistible.

23. Lela Rose: Lace Off-the-Shoulder Mini

Lela Rose
Lela Rose

We are absolutely swooning over this stunning off-the-shoulder floral guipure lace mini from Lela Rose. A romantic mini that still feels ultra feminine and bridal. This is the perfect, slightly more casual, reception bridal style.

24. Alexandra Grecco: Effortless Feminine Florals

Alexandra Grecco
Alexandra Grecco

What is not to love about this next tea length reception worthy bridal gown from Alexandra Grecco? A sweet a-line cut gown with an open back and adorable ankle length cut. A slightly more casual style for your reception and Grecco guarantees that it "passes the twirl test" so that it is ready to dance the night away in. Plus, a slightly shorter cut gown, lets your show off your chic bridal shoes!

25. Katharine Polk: Sequined Bridal Pantsuit

Houghton by Katharine Polk
Houghton by Katharine Polk

A bridal pantsuit is another fantastic style to wear for your reception look. You can keep things more traditional with a gown for your wedding ceremony, and then slip into a chic pantsuit like this sparkling sequined pairing from Katharine Polk for your reception.

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