Dressing for a wedding can be really difficult depending on the weather, time of day or even the attire they’re calling for. General rules of thumb include: keeping the dress appropriate for a special event (no excessive cleavage, keep hems closer to the knee and avoid wearing white). For a no-risk list of dresses, we’ve rounded up 7 of our favorite wedding appropriate dresses:
The Alana Dress from Anthropologie is a surefire way to meet a cutie at the reception, while keeping all eyes on the bride. The high neckline and cinched belt is flattering on all body types and the color is exclusive to BLHDN. This floral maxi dress doesn’t need a lot of jewelry to dress it up, and will transition you from day-to-night depending on the time of the wedding.
This flirty pink number from ASOS is perfect for a warm summer wedding. With shoulder straps and a good-length skirt, the skater dress with square neck and ruffle detail will have you dancing all night long. The blush color will keep you cool, and the price won’t break the bank. Champagne and wedding cake, anyone?
For the bold, this yellow lace tube dress from Zara is a showstopper. The higher neckline and long hemline will assure you wedding appropriateness, while the color will give you enough confidence to dance with the cute groomsman. Yellow is having a major moment right now, and this dress will make you major #goals.
If you’re like us, you like dresses you can wear again and again. This strappy crossback dress from Banana Republic can take you from summer wedding to the office with just the addition of a blazer or sweater. Designed with a perfect neutral color and pattern, this flowy dress is flattering and flirty on the dance floor.
This two-piece look from J.Crew will give you a hint of skin with a mannor of sophistication. Crop tops and high waisted skirts were once taboo to wear to special events, but are now seen at weddings all over the country. The blush color is perfect for a summer wedding, and the look can be mixed and matched with items you already own making it well worth the purchase.
Dressing appropriately for a wedding doesn’t mean sacrificing your personal style. The Chlesea28 faux wrap print dress is perfect for summer wedding festivities. The fabulous print and super flattering waistline matched with the beautiful tulip skirt screams summer wedding. Add some simple gold jewelry and rock one of this season’s hottest trends.
This chic LBD from Lulus is perfect for a summer wedding with little cap sleeves and a cute scalloped hem. Skater dresses are flattering on all body types, and black is super slimming if you’ve been indulging in sweet summer treats like us. For a dress that won’t break the bank, this LBD is truly twirl-worthy.