Summer weddings are very popular, along with the bride even the guests attending the wedding are in need of tips and pointers regarding what to wear and what to avoid. The best thing about having a summer wedding is that you have a humongous variety and styles to choose from and the length of the dresses can vary.
One basic key point to remember while dabbling in different styles, is that, the final outcome should look glamorous, graceful, and decent. Here are a few styles of summer dresses that you can wear for weddings, either as a guest or the bride-to-be.
For the Guests
Dress Styles and Materials
Wedding dresses look best in classic white, or shades like ivory or champagne; colored wedding dresses are becoming a bit of a fashion statement nowadays, especially during the summer months. Bold, bright colors like turquoise, red, and yellow are in vogue, whereas, pastel shades are also making an entry into the bridal trousseau preferences.
Short length wedding dresses are a huge hit with younger brides-to-be, and are also very comfortable and elegant. Tea-length wedding dresses are good picks for beach weddings. Long gowns with a high waist, V-shaped neckline, and a sleeveless pattern, make lovely plus size summer wedding wear.
Princess style dresses in soft colors, with thin straps, are a favorite amongst brides. Using frills and laces which add a touch of glamor to the outfit. Belts and bows are other accents that you can have added to your dress.
Guests can opt for casual colorful summer dresses. Dresses of any length, teamed with the right accessories, look fabulous and very classy for a summer wedding. Bohemian-styled maxi dresses have made a comeback into the fashion world this summer, so you could give these dresses a try.
Going for a strapless gown is a smart way to stay comfortable in the summer. You can also pick a thin-strapped or single, cross-strapped dress instead. Avoid wearing heavily sequined dresses, or very dark-colored dresses, because you will feel stifled in them.
For a summer wedding, you can't really do much as you will feel suffocated with heavy jewelry. The best choice is to go simple and light. A beautiful pair of dangling earrings or even simple studs, paired with a delicate neck-piece, bracelet, brooch and a simple studded hair-pin is all you need to give your entire get-up a touch of sophistication and style.
A nice bright shade of lipstick, mascara, liner or kohl pencil for your eyes is more than enough to give you that simple yet sultry aura.