The wedding bells are ringing as summer weddings start to kick off. Many of you have said that you’re attending a summer wedding. So today I’m rounding up some dresses that would be perfect for what to wear to a summer wedding. I included a variety of options for different dress codes, including an outdoor/garden wedding, cocktail attire or more formal.

If you’re a bride-to-be, the What to Wear Where post from a few weeks ago was all about what to wear to bridal appointments. You can find that post HERE.

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

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Feel head-to-toe gorgeous in this ultra chic look. This dress is such a great combination of trendy, flirty and elegant. It comes in seven other colors, including a crisp white. The white would be perfect for a bride-to-be to wear to a rehearsal dinner, bachelorette party or on a honeymoon.

This halter-style dress has an asymmetrical hemline with a satin material. The dress would be a great option to wear to a cocktail-attire or more formal wedding.

Cocktail-Attire Wedding Guest Dress Options

Formal Wedding Guest Dress Options

To compliment the dress, I paired these ankle strap sandals with the tulle-bow detail. They also have a scallop topline that’s an unexpected but darling touch. I like that these heels are only three inches too, so you can dance the night away with your shoes on. These shoes also come in white and lavender colors too.

If you’re going to a wedding that you know will be mostly outside, I’d recommend wearing a block heel or wedge. That way, you won’t sink in the grass the entire evening.

Wedding Guest Shoe Options

Because of the halter neckline, I kept the jewelry simple with these go-to stud earrings. They give the look just enough sparkle without taking away from the dress. Speaking of sparkle, this clutch is a great neutral color to pair with a variety of special-occasion looks.

Clutch and Purse Options

If you’re looking for the perfect nude lip color, this YSL lipstick has the perfect shade of nude. It’s the number 10 Beige Tribute, and can be worn year round.

Garden or Outdoor Wedding

what to wear to a summer wedding


Many times, weddings will be held outside in the spring and summer. If you’re attending an outdoor/garden wedding, then I’ve rounded up some beautiful dresses to wear below. Pair a straw or rattan clutch with the look for an effortlessly chic wedding guest look.

Outdoor Wedding Guest Dresses

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XO Amanda

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