The months of spring and summer are traditionally chosen by many couples for their wedding ceremonies. If you have friends who are organizing such an event this year, you would need a spring or summer wedding outfit.
At the beginning of the season, we decided to go shopping to explore wedding dress ideas. We present below our special selection, accompanied by some basic principles for the choice of an outfit for a wedding and missteps to avoid.
One of your best friends is organizing her wedding this summer and you have just received the invitation for this happy event? The moment is the choice of a wedding guest dress! Only here, before embarking on shopping, it would be necessary to know some principles for the choice of ideal guest wedding attire.
What color for a wedding guest dress for spring and summer?
If there is a guest wedding dress color that is almost absolutely to banish, it’s white. The immaculate color being reserved for the dress of the bride, we will especially avoid stealing the role of star by selecting a wedding dress in this color!
Enhance your look with a little dress in pastel shades and lace by Nordstrom
Good to know: this principle has a small exception. It applies to cases where the bride has chosen another color for her ceremonial or party dress. In this case, you have the option to bet on white. We recommend that you share your idea with the bride and ask her opinion.
How to wear light colors at a spring or summer party
Pink is ideal for a wedding outfit for spring and summer, adopt this dress with mid-length sleeves by Zara
Yes, but spring and summer are seasons where you usually wear light colors. How to avoid white while remaining in a palette of spring or summer shades?
Bright colors and floral pattern for a party full of laughs with an outfit signed Dolce & Gabbana
Two solutions are possible to solve this problem. The first would be to bet on a guest wedding dress of light shade with floral pattern. Whether the print is in light or bright tones, you will have a look adapted to the season and ideal for a party.
Chic and elegant this sleeveless short-sleeved outfit in metallic tones by H & M!
The second option would be to select a guest wedding outfit in pastel shades. It would be a great way to stay in the color scheme of the season and follow the latest trends in wedding attire.
Can you wear a black dress at a ceremony or wedding reception?
The little black dress cocktail style, an ideal option for an official party, idea by Michelle Mason
You do not have time to go shopping right now and you’re counting on your little black dress? No problem ! Short or long, the black dress is no longer banned from parties and wedding ceremony. It makes your silhouette more feminine and more elegant, and it puts you at ease! What’s better for your best friend’s special day?
Give a feminine and poetic touch to her short dress with lace, model by Zara
If you decide to bet on a black outfit, do not hesitate to add some touches of light or bright colors. In short, enjoy the accessories that you have in your wardrobe to give a little more pep to your outfit!
A black lace outfit for a poetic and daring look by Urban Outfitters
The different models of black dress are adapted to different situations. So, a romantic themed wedding is the perfect setting for a dark dress with laces.
The daring black dress for a glamorous wedding by Topshop
For an official celebration, one would rather bet on dark colored outfits and sleek silhouettes.
Can we wear a brightly colored wedding dress?
The bright red asymmetrical outfit is ideal for a romantic wedding, model by Les 3 Suisses
Speaking of bright colors, let’s say a few words about wedding outfits in shades of red, green, yellow and blue. Unless expressly requested by the bride and groom (which should appear on your invitation), these colors are a good choice for your wedding guest dress.
Do you like bright yellow? Opt for a dress with female bustier, Victoria Beckham version
Short or long, the dress in bright shades will make you shine throughout the day. And even long after, on the pictures of the wedding!
What wedding dress with vintage theme?
The elegant dress is ideal for all silhouettes! For a spring wedding, we fall for a model by Cushnie Et Ochs
Your friend has chosen a theme for the organization and decoration of her special day . She asks you to wear an outfit that fits this theme. In this case, it would be necessary to find a way to comply with its requirements!
For a vintage wedding, opt for a mid-length guest wedding dress by Nordstrom
Theme weddings are fun because they give us a bit of the atmosphere of a thematically disguised party. Yes, if the bride has decided to focus her special day around the vintage theme, you will probably have to choose a retro dress.
Clear shades and chic silhouette for a retro wedding with this model by Asos
Opt for a silhouette and for a length adapted to the chosen period. Complete your look with an appropriate hairstyle and accessories.
What wedding attire is invited for a bohemian chic or romantic party?
A Unique Bohemian Chic Wedding Guest Dress by Anthropologie
For a chic Bohemian themed wedding, adopt a hippie style look! The long dress in light tones is ideal for the occasion. Do not forget to imagine a theme hairstyle completed, possibly with a flower-shaped accessory.
Floral and satin pattern for a long style romantic style by Anthropologie
Another popular theme for spring and summer is the romantic wedding. This opportunity invites you to find a feminine and chic dress at a time. Here again, opt for light colors and floral prints, to associate with a poetic hairstyle with braids or buns.
How to choose a wedding guest dress in pastel tone?
Women’s lace and fine pleats for a pastel blue outfit by H & M
The pastel wedding is a nice option for a summer and spring festival since these colors rhyme with those of nature. If you have to choose an outfit for a pastel themed party, do not hesitate to let you know what color will be chosen by the bride and the bridesmaids.
The strapless models seduce us for a summer wedding, idea by Asos
With this essential information, try to find a pastel shade that would not make your dress too close to those of the bride in terms of colors. In short, follow the principle that the bride is the star of the day!
Which country-style or seaside wedding outfits?
The floral prints seduce us even when they are in cold tones, like this model by J. Crew Collection
The country wedding usually takes place in a rustic and casual setting. Organized in the countryside, this holiday provides you with the opportunity to put on a dress with floral prints.
For a party at the seaside, we offer a heart-hugging dress with marine shades by Tory Burch
As its name suggests, the classic seaside theme wedding is celebrated near the sea and sometimes even on the beach. In some cases it could take place on a terrace and a pool. This setting invites us to wear romantic and casual outfits that reflect the natural landscape.
The lace dresses with thin straps are ideal for hot days, model by Mango
If you want to stay in the theme of the wedding, so choose a dress in colors and marine patterns. You can never go wrong with shades of blue, gray and white.
To avoid white, choose light beige, Nordstrom version
Beige is a complementary color to the blue in many marine-style decors. So this is a nice solution for those who do not want to wear cold colors!
A few tips on how to choose your wedding guest dress according to the place and the season
In spring and summer, we want a dress in color, Asos version!
The choice of a guest wedding dress and accessories that accompany it will reflect the season. Spring is certainly associated with light materials and chic silhouettes but the month of April is still fresh.
Plan long sleeves for a celebration that takes place in April or May, idea by Zara
For this reason, you could wear an outfit with long sleeves. Depending on the model chosen, do not forget to provide a jacket or scarf for the evening.
Some tips for a chic and comfortable look in summer
In the spring, we allow ourselves a short dress with long sleeves in dark tones by Madewell
The color of your dress will not depend solely on the attire of the bride and the theme; take into account also the season. If you are going to attend a wedding in July and August, avoid the black color. It attracts sunlight and may be uncomfortable during the hottest days of the year.
The lace, sweet is feminine, figure on this original and sexy model by Style Bop
During the warmer months, wear a sleeveless summer wedding guest dress that will allow you to move more freely and enjoy the party despite the heat.
Cocktail dress in dark tones suits a guest woman wedding dress, idea by H & M
This principle has one exception: it applies to cases where the wedding party takes place in the evening, at the time of sunset. Dark colors and cocktail dresses in black and dark blue are fully allowed for these cases.
We love this light beige lace short dress by Sandro
In summer, wear colors and natural and light materials. Outfits made of artificial textiles will stimulate perspiration and may ruin your party.
Adapt the model of her wedding dress to the ceremony and party
You are invited to a marine wedding? Opt for the blue color with a long dress model signed by Alex Perry
Some themed weddings are organized in original and unusual places that match the decor of the party. Your announcement will inform you of all the details about where the ceremony and the party will be held. This information will be useful for choosing a silhouette and a length adapted to the occasion.
Some Principles for Choosing a Wedding Invited Dress for a Church Ceremony
For an outdoor party, we fall for this little sleeveless yellow dress by Anthropologie
Your friend plans a ceremony at the church? In this case, some specific rules should be taken into account. The ceremonies celebrated in church require a rather traditional, even somewhat rigorous.
For official ceremonies, classic tones are favored with a model by Brock Collection
Here, no dress too short or silhouette too tight. Also plan what you should cover your shoulders (a scarf, a shirt), if necessary.
For official ceremonies and glamorous celebrations, we put on a star dress signed Les 3 Suisses!
Given these constraints, wedding dresses at the church require some creativity. You would have to choose a model adapted to the official ceremony that you can quickly transform for the feast that follows.
What bag and shoes for a wedding guest dress in spring and summer?
To shine with a rock’n’roll look, we put on an asymmetrical dress by Topshop
Side accessories, we choose a pocket or a handbag, particularly suitable for casual parties with country theme or bohemian chic.
Floral prints in bright, clear tones, ideal for spring and summer by Jill Stuart
If you have decided to wear a discreet outfit, opt for a pouch adorned with shiny sequins or patterns in bright colors.
The little black dress comes in bold and ultra feminine version Rebecca Vallance version
As for shoes for a wedding guest dress, we decide in advance if we are comfortable with the heels. If so, opt for classic pumps, in a color that completes his outfit.
The dark dress, chic and functional version, ideal for a casual wedding by Babaton
Otherwise, you can always afford a pair of trendy and comfortable ballerinas. This would be a nice solution for those who do not like to wear heels or who would like to dance all night!
Warm days invite us to wear a short wedding dress in soft tones by Zara
Sandals are a possible choice for the months of July and August, provided that the theme of the party allows it. You can wear open sandals with a chic or romantic hippie outfit, especially if the party takes place in a natural setting and out of town.
Choose your jewelry for a woman’s wedding party
Short dress ideal for summer in khaki by Les 3 Suisses
Moreover, the jewels are to select according to your desires and according to your type of outfit. Choose simpler accessories for a dress in bright colors or lace. Conversely, allow yourself original jewelry to complete a discreet outfit!
Comfortable and cute wedding guest outfit for dancing all night long by Urban Outfitters