What to Wear to a Fall Wedding: The Best Guest Dresses Under $150

Wedding season is every season, and as we gear up for fall, the invitations just keep coming. Autumnal celebrations mean the changing of leaves, rich sunsets, and jewel tone palettes. Your pastel outfit options of the summer will no longer do, and we're here to help.

We get that you're already spending money on transportation, hotel rooms, and gifts, so spending money on a gorgeous dress may seem out of your budget — wrong! There are plenty of gorgeous, affordable numbers out there that will look like you spent an arm and a leg, you just need to do some digging. We did the dirty work for you: Here are 10 wedding-worthy guest dresses that are sure to turn heads, all for under $150.

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Bias Slip Dress

Simple and sexy, a slip dress is a luxe item every woman should keep in her wardrobe arsenal. It's effortlessly sleek, clean, and it's one item that you don't want to purchase on the cheap. Anthropologie hits the sweet spot at making this dress just $120, and it comes in seven lovely color options. Just add earrings, heels, and a good moisturizer to make your skin glow alongside this fabric. ($120; anthropologie.com)

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Ali & Jay Halter Midi Dress

Trade in pastel yellows for deeper marigolds like this Ali & Jay pleated midi dress. The warm tone will help boost the last bits of that summer tan that are slowly beginning to fade. This figure flattering dress has a halter neckline, a sexy keyhole cutout, a jaw-dropping open back, and a twirl-worthy skirt. ($138; lulus.com)

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Bardot Lace Sheath Dress

This dress is a best-seller at Nordstrom, and with good reason. The details are impressive; ladder stitching around the waist and running up towards the neckline draws the eye up to the eyelash lace edge. This elegant lace sheath dress is the perfect balance of classy/sexy. Just make sure you pay attention to measurement details when sizing, this is a woven material with zero stretch! ($129; nordstrom.com)

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Austin Floral Daisy Print Angel Sleeve Midi Dress

Florals for fall? It works, trust us. This feminine floral print is perfect for those early months of fall, where summer is still trying to hang on during the day, but as soon as the sun drops so does the temp. The Austin dress is a Topshop favorite, and while the top may appear modest, this dress shows some leg with two front slits — plus turn it around to reveal a sexy wide open back. ($59; topshop.com)

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ASOS DESIGN Curve Batwing Sleeve Plisse Midi Dress

Asos labels this dress color as yellow, but to be specific, it's a beautiful chartreuse yellow. Neon green has been a hot trend for summer, and we feel this chartreuse shade gives the green trend a mature and elegant look. This color combined with a finely pleated fabric makes it a shocker — and a keeper for under $50. ($48; asos.com)

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Daydream Off the Shoulder Teal Skater Dress

When attending a wedding as a plus-one, you still have to dress to impress. You might not know anyone at the nuptials besides your date, but that doesn't mean you have to hang out in the background. Shimmy and shake the night away on the dance floor in this off-the-shoulder mini dress with a flirty, full darted skirt. You'll win over your date's friends with your outfit first, then your personality. ($49; tobi.com)

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Lioness La Loca Star Surplice Maxi Dress

The invite says black tie, and your bank account begins to cry. Don't be alarmed! Yes the occasion calls for a floor-length gown, but you don't have to go over budget. This dreamy maxi dress by Lioness has design details worthy of the refined nuptials. The airy sleeveless dress has an asymmetric neckline, gathering at the hip, and a high-thigh front slit. The starry print will go well with the atmosphere as you celebrate into the night. ($89; urbanoutfitters.com)

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Satin Puff Sleeve Mini Dress

Can't stop, won't stop, loving the puff sleeve trend. If you're on board with us, then behold this pink stunner from & Other Stories. Made with a satin fabric that has just the slightest hint of a floral pattern, this elastic waist and tie back dress is guaranteed to look amazing on anyone. Wear heels and a padded headband with it for a wedding, chunky ankle boots and a faux leather jacket for a night out. ($119; stories.com)

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BB Dakota Cara High Neck Lace Cocktail Dress

High necklines are super flattering no matter your bust size. Show off your shoulders in this lace, high-neck cocktail dress by BB Dakota. The form-fitting cut shows off your curves, with a peek-a-boo lace open back and flirty cut-out that shows just enough skin. If lavender isn't your color, this dress also comes in an all-black version that can do no wrong. ($59; nordstrom.com)

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Wells Dress

Not every wedding has a super strict dress code. For the one on the calendar that's a casual occasion, perhaps a courthouse wedding with an intimate reception at home to follow, wear this Reformation dress. It's put together without risking being over the top. The animal print, sweetheart neckline, and bow tied shoulder straps dress up the comfy, medium weight, knit fabric. Add simple gold jewelry, a classic bag, and chic shoes. ($118; thereformation.com)

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