Spring has left a spring in our steps as summer starts to take off, and with it, peak wedding season. One thing there’ll be more of at this time of year than brides and grooms? Wedding guests!

With the weather too hot for thick layers but weddings perhaps too formal for a regular day dress, what to wear when you’re a summer wedding guest can be a conundrum. If you’ll be a summer wedding guest, why not be inspired to find your ideal outfit with our seasonal edit.

We’ve rounded up style ideas for traditional churches and laid-back tipis alike, ensuring that all outfit ideas are covered.

 

fennwrightmanson.com - Briar Top, £89
fennwrightmanson.com – Briar Top, £89

Bright colours blend effortlessly in the ‘Briar’ top’s gorgeous watercolour design. Pair it with crisp white trousers and colour pop shoes for a contemporary style statement, or coordinate the top and matching skirt for the ultimate summertime look.

Will you be attending a wedding this season? Here's your style guide of dresses and outfits to be a beautifully dressed summer wedding guest
closetlondon.com – Blue Crop Wide Leg Jumpsuit, £78

Why not make a statement in a bold jumpsuit design, like this stunning blue style?

 

 

Will you be attending a wedding this season? Here's your style guide of dresses to be a beautifully dressed summer wedding guest
Piper, Chi Chi London

With structure, a waterfall hemline to the back and a bold, oversized floral print, this dress is ideal for a bright summertime celebration. Wear it at its best at a country house wedding, where you can shine at the drinks reception on the terrace.

Will you be attending a wedding this season? Here's your style guide of dresses to be a beautifully dressed summer wedding guest
Armani Collezioni Wrap style gathered hem dress, £575 at House of Fraser

For a sophisticated style and neutral tone, this dress is the winner. Understated and elegant, wear this if you’ll be a summer wedding guest at a more formal wedding.

 

Will you be attending a wedding this season? Here's your style guide of dresses to be a beautifully dressed summer wedding guest
Blue Grey Frill Halterneck Dress, £55 at Little Mistress

More laid-back in style, we love this ruched blue halterneck for relaxed weddings. Wear this and you’ll be twirling away on the tipi dancefloor effortlessly.

 

Will you be attending a wedding this season? Here's your style guide of dresses to be a beautifully dressed summer wedding guest
Pied a Terre Toni Pleated Midi, £145 at House of Fraser

A chiffon skirt and classic V-neck makes this mint number ultra elegant and feminine. Step out in this dress to any summer wedding and you’ll hit all the right style notes.

 

Will you be attending a wedding this season? Here's your style guide of dresses to be a beautifully dressed summer wedding guest
Jacques Vert Spot Print Shift Dress, £149 at House of Fraser

Nude tones meet playful polka dots, all within a timeless silhouette with pleated capped sleeves. This dress is for the quirkier summer wedding guest who needs to dress for a more traditional wedding.

 

 

Will you be attending a wedding this season? Here's your style guide of dresses to be a beautifully dressed summer wedding guest
Charlotte dress, £349 at Hobbs

And if you’re a summer wedding guest who’s lucky enough to be attending an outdoor, festival or summer garden styled wedding, your outfit simply has to feature florals to match. Ditsy blossom prints make this dress feminine and fun, while crossover spaghetti straps keep the look laid-back.

 

After shopping for a new outfit, heels and bag, not forgetting the gift, travel and accommodation expenses associated with being a wedding guest, you might be wondering how much a guest actually costs – find out here

And whatever you do, just make sure you’re not the worst wedding guest ever (and steer well clear of wearing white).

 

Will you be a summer wedding guest? What are you wearing?

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