When it comes to choosing when to get married, the summer wedding always comes out on top. Whether the bride and groom to be are deciding to go abroad to a hot location or setting their wedding date in August, most people prefer a warmer climate for their special day.

But what does this mean for you, the wedding guest? What dresses can you wear that look chic without making you break into a sweat within the first five minutes of arriving at the reception? Is there a colour palette you should stick to? What styles are ‘in’ this SS17?

Don’t fret. It’s a lot easier to choose an option than you think! This summer is seeing us wearing floral garments, or bold warm colours with LOTS of texture. On the other end of the spectrum, we’re also seeing simple, sleek nude tones with splashes of blue. (I strongly advise you to check out Elie Saab’s Spring/Summer 2017 Couture collection, you’ll fall in love).

With this in mind, let’s give you some options to get inspired! Below are our top picks of bold, floral and nude toned dresses. Enjoy!

Nudes tones:

Anouk Lace Dress, Farfetch

 

Raven Lined Skater Dress, Topshop

Light Pink Lace Asymmetric Hem Midi Dress, River Island

 

Bold colours & textures:

Draped Maxi Dress With Frill Detailing, Bedouin

Eyelash Lace Bodice Tutu Dress, Rare

 

One Shoulder Cutout  Guipure Lace Midi Dress, Self Portrait

 

 

Floral:

Floral Cotton Skater Dress, Karen Millen

Meadow Embroidered Tulle Gown, Needle & Thread

 

Botanical Floral Shift Dress, ASOS

 

 

My Baba’s top pick combo:

Floral Pleated Maxi Dress, Karen Millen

HAPPY FRIENDS RING 18 kt gold with pink quartz, Libelula

Rose Gold Metallic Sling Back Heels, New Look

 

Cooper Crocodile Effect Clutch, Topshop

 

Ella Cats Eye Sunglasses, Jigsaw

 

 

 

 

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