Summer Wedding Season
June 28, 2018
Dress: kate spade c/o (also love the shorter version) Shoes: Manolo Blahnik Bag: Mansur Gavriel c/o Bracelets: Kiel James Patrick, Van Cleef & Arpels Glasses: Karen Walker Earrings: Nicola Bathie c/o
With the 4th of July right around the corner, summer wedding season is in full swing. I have always found there to be so much more variety in dressing for a summer wedding than a winter wedding. In the fall and winter I almost always opt for a black or jeweled tone dress in emerald or navy with costume jewelry to complete the look. In the summer, dress options are endless. Anything from a short pink lace cocktail dress, flowy floral maxi dress, butter yellow linen midi dress, or a strapless gown with navy and white stripes could be suitable. Depending on the shoes and accessories worn, a summer dress can become very dressy or casual. For outdoor weddings I often bring two pairs of shoes with me, a pair of heels and a pair of flats, in case I’m walking on a lawn or on the beach. I’ve ruined a few heels on the grass over the years!
The kate spade dress I have featured in this post is a dream. At first glance the daisies look like hydrangeas and I love the floral lace detailing around the waistline and placket. It’s light-weight, flowy, and perfectly elegant. I would wear it to a black tie or an outdoor wedding. I bought the gold Manolo Blahnik sandals last year for a gala and have worn them to a few different formal events. They are extremely comfortable and give me the extra height (I’m 5’5) I need/love when I wear a long dress. I completed this dressy look with a pair of floral mother of pearl earrings. I plan on wearing this look again for a wedding I have in a few weeks. I admittedly have also worn this dress to work and out to dinner.
Below I shared a few dress options for attending a summer wedding. They range from Black tie to semi formal. I love the range of colors, prints, and dress styles that will work for this time of year. Summer is the perfect time to stretch the boundaries and have a little fun when dressing up.
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Your dress is perfect for a wedding!
Nice summer collection! I like your poses and style. Please keep posting. Thanks for sharing
This dress is gorgeous! Definitely is the perfect wedding guest dress!
The colors on that dress are absolutely beautiful. You look lovely in it and I love those earrings!
Amazing dress <3
I love wearing patterns for weddings! It ensures you don’t blend in with the bridesmaids or family!
Love the dress!
LOVE this dress!
I myself have attended a few weddings this summer. I am obsessed with those shoes!
Jihyun Unni | Korean Lifestyle Blog
Gorgeous dress…truly a dream! I love the versatility of this dress because it can be worn to multiple functions in addition to weddings!
Hub City Girl
You look so fresh and vibrant! Motherhood looks good on you! I love this dress and your personal style is always gorgeous and well put together!
OMG this dress … <3 <3
how chic this laced dress!!!!
Your dress is so amazing
That dress!! It’s absolutely gorgeous. Wonderful photos too.