What to Wear to A Summer Wedding

by | May 23, 2019 | Style | 3 comments

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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Veronica Beard photo by Mary Hafner

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  1. Ashley

    I love all of these especially the color block backless dress. It would be perfect on beach vacations too. What undergarment do you wear on top?

  2. kelly horton

    Thanks for this post. Very informative and I love your suggestions for a summer formal wedding! Thanks again.

  3. Ruth Josey

    The colorblock dress is particularly stunning and when you turned around to reveal the back I just fell in love with it. Your photos are gorgeous and the dresses you chose look beautiful on you (and I loved the light coral eyelet one in your round-up). The off-shoulder one with the bow is beautiful and would probably be the one I’d choose for myself for a more dressy occasion. Thanks so much for sharing!


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