We are privileged to know two amazing young women who are getting married in the next several weeks so this has me thinking about what to wear to a summer wedding.

Each of these fabulous Christian women have mentored my daughters over the past four or five years. They are truly amazing women and I am so excited for the beautiful life they have a head of them with their husbands to be!

I wore this dress in Cape Town but did not share with you yet. This beautiful tri-colored maxi dress would be perfect for an evening country club or a garden wedding. The placement of the color blocking is so flattering and open back is perfect for summer. They just restocked this great dress but don’t delay.  There are only a few in each size!  Being a backless dress, undergarments are a concern but this dress has a built in bra!  Genius!

This gorgeous chiffon dress is another dress that would be great for a wedding.  It is perfect for any dressier summer occasion because it is light fabric but has sleeves for that freezing A/C that’s always blasting!  I wore this on our first night in Cape Town and loved it.  It is one I’ll be wearing over and over.

I wore this dress to one of my dearest friends daughter‘s wedding last May and to an event that honored my husband. This was perfect for an evening wedding and black-tie. It comes in blue, black and lavender as well.

This dress is the same style as the one from this post and fits like a dream!  It’s another dress that can do anywhere!  The post 21 dresses for Spring and Beyond also has some beautiful choices that are still available.

I’ve created a boutique below filled choices perfect for a daytime church wedding to outdoor garden wedding to formal affair.  Many of them are on sale, too!  A full Memorial Day Sale post is coming your way tomorrow and is filled with so many great sales!

Best wishes to all the summer brides!



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Lead photos by my darling hubby, Scott

Veronica Beard photo by Mary Hafner

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