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Between shopping for seasonal officewear and bright bathing suits, taking a beat to check out some summer wedding guest dresses may sound like a daunting task. Something cute, within the dress code *and* cool enough to wear without passing out on the dance floor? It sounds tough, but good news: we’ve already done the shopping for you! Keep reading for summer wedding guest dresses that we’ll be wearing to the ceremony, reception and beyond.
1. Reformation Bessie Dress, $248
We’re obsessed with the tie straps and side slit on this midi length dress! It even includes back smocking for added stretch *and* it comes in seven color options!
For a more formal feel, this satin maxi dress is a great option. With soft sleeves and a plunging neckline, this is one that you can totally reach for again and again.
3. Osei-Duro Abeo Dress,
Summer weddings call for fun patterns and bright colors! This hand-dyed cotton dress from LA-based Osei-Duro offers plenty of both.
4. XIRENA Leyla Dress, $258
If you’re headed to an outdoor ceremony, it’s crucial to wear something that breathes. And this breezy cotton dress will keep you comfortable and cute way past the reception.
5. Sachin & Babi Cali Satin Midi Dress, $168
Between the gorgeous dark emerald hue and modern midi silhouette, we can’t think of a better summer wedding guest dress!
6. Sea Apron Midi Dress, $450
Invited to a coastal wedding? Lucky you — you’ve got this beach-ready apron dress at the ready!
7. BEL KAZAN Janie Dress, $298
Whether the wedding is in the city, out in the desert or even at the beach, this dress is versatile enough for every kind of style. Pair it with heels to dress it up or opt for a boho style with sandals. It even has *pockets* — we told you, this dress is ready for everything.
8. Eddy Squareneck Midi Dress, $378
If the bride will be rocking a flower crown and you expect photo booths at the outdoor reception, this is the dress for you! The flowy length, punchy floral pattern and square neck make it an ace choice for weddings, but you can also dress it down for your weekends.
When we think of fun summer wedding guest dresses, we immediately think of kate spade. This above-the-knee dress is just playful enough for a ceremony, but on-point for showing off your dance moves at the reception!
10. For Love & Lemons Felicia Midi Dress, $243
For that wedding that’s going to feel like the biggest summer bash of the year, it’s time to go all out. This chiffon midi dress pairs puff sleeves with the coolest strappy back we’ve seen thus far. Just promise that you’ll show us the photos!
What’s next on our list? Cute swimsuits and coverups, of course! Check out what we’re currently wishlisting for the pool, the beach, you name it.
Allison Wheeler is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.