Summer weddings are wonderful: sunshine-soaked bunting, plenty of Pimm’s, and frantically searching for a suitable dress the day before when most options are either too revealing or too frumpy and the only ones you like are white but you can’t upstage the bride, ARGH! Okay, so not the last part, and that’s why we’ve compiled a list of the most stylish handmade and vintage wedding guest dresses, so you can concentrate on the fun stuff.
The bright print is screaming out for a summer wedding; this figure-flattering dress is handmade in Ghana and shipped from London.
Ankara print dress, £60, My Asho Market
This colour block ensemble would look très chic at any city wedding, and the linen will keep you cool as a cucumber.
Colour block dress, £97, RIYKA
50s inspired style is synonymous with sophistication and playfulness; blend in beautifully with the floral decorations in this midi length number.
Sweetheart floral dress, £56, Rosie Girl London
The pink and red on this dress provide a super summery contrast, plus the a-line shape leaves plenty of wiggle room on the dance floor.
Red floral dress, £50, Luminosity London
Vintage monochrome dress, £55, Dusty and Dylan
Silk sleeveless dress, £195, Rumour London
Vintage rose print dress, £54, Sartorial Matters
When it comes to summer elegance, you can’t beat a midi length dress.
Strappy midi dress, £49, Colu Fashion
Fashion meets art in this airy, sophisticated shift dress inspired by a Parisian painting. (A perfect conversation starter when you’re seated next to an attractive singleton).
Abstract shift dress, £110, Lila Style House
Purple panel dress, £91, Pulse Official
What’s your dream dress for the wedding season? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @EtsyUK!