Summer is always a perfect season for weddings. The blue skies, white clouds, colorful flowers and the fresh grass scents makes for a clear wedding setting. That’s the reason why summer witnesses so many outdoor weddings. How to dress for a summer wedding? You may need the following guidelines.
A summer wedding usually is held in hot weather, especially in the daytime. As a wedding guest, you need to wear something light and breathable. A bulky dress will be sticky and difficult to handle. Perfect summer dress fabrics are silk, georgette, chiffon, crepe and other natural cotton.
No matter how much you like the white color, remember it only belongs to the bride. If you must wear white, then you can choose a two-color gown such as a tea length printed dress in red and white would look fantastic at a summer wedding.
If the wedding will be hosted in the daytime, you’d better opt for pastels or light colors. Lavender, baby blue, beige, cream and apple green are good options. If you want to take the chance to be unusual, go for bold colors and be confident to show off!
Take the venue and weather into consideration when choosing your dress for an outdoor summer wedding. Avoid the long flowing gowns which may be difficult for you to move on a windy day.
When picking summer dresses to wear to a wedding, you need to keep in mind the formality of event which mentioned in the invitation. If there is no special requirement, you can go for a casual sunny dress. Anyway, if you’re asked to attend a black tie wedding party, then you need to choose a dress which is between casual and formal. No matter the dress you wear, make sure that you are not under-dressed or over-dressed for the wedding.
A spaghetti strap dress is very popular for summer wedding guests. You can go for a knee-length spaghetti strap dress in bold and bright colors like light orange, mint green, purple, lemon, watermelon, or the everlasting beige and cream combinations.
Maxi dresses are perfect for evening wedding receptions. Such dresses are less casual and a little more informal, so you don’t need to worry about being over-dressed. An off the shoulder dress could make a very fashionable statement at an evening reception or a cocktail party.
If you want to wear a vintage dress for a summer wedding, you won’t miss the floral prints dresses which look like a daisy in the outdoor venue. Such dresses are enjoyed by both the viewer and the wearer. They are suitable for all figures. A black dress is a must-have in each woman’s wardrobe. A quality little black dress could be suitable for any type of weddings, at any seasons of the year.
Last but not least, don’t forget to accessorize your summer dress with matching jewelry, sandals and handbags.