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Did you just get engaged? Congratulations! Rock My Wedding is the ultimate wedding planning platform and we’ll be right by your side through to your happily ever after. With planning advice, real wedding inspiration, a Recommended Supplier directory and our pre-loved wedding platform, Recycle My Wedding, we have everything covered. But right now, let’s get into engagement party dresses. Once you’ve said, ‘Yes!’ and have shared the news, you might consider having a party to celebrate your engagement. That’s where we step in. Take a look at our current favourite engagement party dresses from casual to sparkly and affordable to luxury. Get scrolling! 


You’re getting married! Celebrate by looking the part with the best engagement party dresses for 2024 

Off-the-shoulder engagement party dresses 

These off-the-shoulder engagement party dresses are the perfect teaser. The engagement party is a little glimpse into your style and will inform guests of what vibe your wedding might have. These elegant off-the-shoulder gowns are similar to full-length wedding dresses and will leave everyone in anticipation to see what you’ll wear for the actual big day!

HOUSE OF CB Loretta off-shoulder satin midi dress

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A House of CB satin midi dress will never steer you wrong. This is a brand you can always rely on to wow. With concealed hook-and-eye and zip fastenings at the back of the dress, it will fit like a glove with a draped skirt and playful side split.  

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Pretty Little Thing White Cup Detail Drape Sleeve Bodycon Dress

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The flattering cup detail on this drape sleeve bodycon dress is what sold us. Pair this dress with some of your fave fluffy heels and your go-to accessories (like these retro heart sunglasses) to make a statement at your engagement party. 

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Sparkly engagement party dress

Why not wear something just as sparkly as that glistening ring you’ve just got? Traditionally, your engagement only happens once, so there’s nothing wrong with wanting to go all out with the extra vibes. There’s no way any of your guests will be able to steal your spotlight in these sequin gowns. 

GODDIVA SHEER SEQUIN BODYCON MIDI DRESS

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Go for glam with this super sexy gold bodycon midi dress from Goddiva. Whether your engagement party is a club night out or a romantic weekend away with just your beau, this champagne dress is the perfect pick for you.

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Phase Eight Jemima Sequin Shift Mini Dress

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This Phase Eight sequin shirt dress is a must-have for parties and events but especially for any engagement celebrations. Designed in head-to-toe sequins, this head-turning dress was an obvious choice to include!

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White engagement party dresses

Traditionally, you’ll wear white on your big day, so if you want to embrace those bridal vibes as early as you can (we don’t blame you, the time flies so quickly), these white engagement dresses are ideal. Symbolising purity, peace, happiness and innocence this colour is an obvious choice. Plus, this gives you room to play with colour in your accessories! Think hot pink shoes, a sparkly headband or blue earrings (keep with the something blue theme before the big day). 

Ted Baker Fluted Sleeve Knitted Dress

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Flaunt your figure in this buttery soft knitted dress with short fluted sleeves and a split hem. Comfy and glamorous, this dress offers you a win-win! You can thank us later. Even though we're not engaged, it's going in our basket right now.

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Mint Velvet White Bandeau Pearl Midi Dress

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Embellished with clusters of pearls, this white midi dress from Mint Velvet is designed in a flattering bandeau midi silhouette. This dress is understated sophistication. Plus, pearls are our favourite bridal accessory!

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Feather engagement party dress

Feather engagement party dresses are playful and flirty whilst still being luxurious and classy. Feathers are the ideal addition to any engagement party dress because they’re bridal without being too formal or too similar to an actual wedding dress. 

Nadine Merabi CARLY WHITE Feather DRESS

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Made from luxurious embroidered lace and sequin, this mini dress by Nadine Merabi has a wrap hemline skirt featuring FEATHERS! A cup corset bustier gives structure and compliments your shape for the most comfortable cinching ever. It's the ultimate bridal party dress for any bride.

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WHITE SEQUIN FEATHEr DRESS Club L London

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A little white dress is so needed for any engagement party! With so many sparkling sequin embellishments, a feather hem, high neckline and long sleeves with padded shoulders to exaggerate your curves, you'll feel a million dollars! Thankfully, the dress doesn't cost that much!

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Blazer engagement party dresses

For the minimalist classy brides, we have the blazer engagement party dresses! These blazer dresses offer structure with shoulder pads and belts. With embellished detailing, a shorter length and sparkly buttons, these dresses also have the benefit of being dressy and luxe without being too much. Perfect for multiple occasions, we live by the rule: if in doubt, wear a blazer. 

Miss Selfridge ivory sleeveless blazer dress

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As we said, any stunning engagement ring needs an equally stunning engagement party dress! This V-neck blazer dress from Miss Selfridge is perfect for those minimalist brides who want just a touch of sparkle with these dazzling buttons! 

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KAREN MILLEN Embellished Open Back Blazer Dress

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Am I the drama? The answer is absolutely yes if you choose this bejewelled open-back blazer dress from Karen Millen. Business in the front and party in the back? Nope, this dress is just party vibes all round! 

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Casual engagement party dresses 

Looking for a more relaxed vibe with your outfit? Maybe you’re having an at-home celebration, something beachy or are out at the local park for your engagement celebrations. If that’s the case, then take a look at some of these more casual dress options. 

Six Stories Satin Mini Dress With Pearls 

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This effortless pearl strap mini from Recommended Supplier, Six Stories, is a gorgeous number that's chic and simple in its beauty. Draped in sexy satin you'll feel like a 10/10! 

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Princess Polly so sweet white mini dress

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This mini dress from Princess Polly is in a delicate white chiffon material with playful frill detailing and flattering ruched sides for a super feminine look. She's casual but unforgettable!

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You’ve got the ring and the dress to match (well, the first dress at least)… 


Once you’ve purchased the dream engagement party dress from our curated selection of engagement party dresses, then you’re onto the big purchase. Eek! It’s the one you’ve been waiting to make for a long time. Here are all the tips you need to know before shopping for your wedding dress. You’ll find the one in no time! Want to have all the insider knowledge? Take a look at our wedding trend predictions for 2024.

Leah Blundell

Written by Leah Blundell

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