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Summer wedding guest dresses: 10 of the best

Jul 20, 2015

by Alice Young

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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

You can guarantee no awkward matching dress scenarios in this vintage monochrome beauty.

Vintage monochrome dress, £55, Dusty and Dylan

Twiggy would so approve. All that’s left to do is perfecting that beehive.

Silk sleeveless dress, £195, Rumour London

We’ve got country garden weddings covered with this vintage floral frock.

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

The dreamy purple hues, delicate sheer colour and cut out waist all point to a dress that won’t be thrown to the back of the wardrobe post wedding (because you’ll want to wear it EVERY SINGLE DAY).

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!


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