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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses

What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses | CHWV

Different types of wedding venues call for different wedding guest outfits. We take a look at how summer wedding guests can fit the dress code and look fabulous too!

Picking the right look for a summer wedding is never easy, but never fear! We're on hand to help you with the decision making and give you some handy tips so you can pick an outfit that will suit the venue you are attending, showing our favourite wedding guest dresses for summer.

Be barn-wedding-beautiful

A barn wedding venue usually makes for a rustic and relaxed wedding so guests most probably won't be expected to dress overly-formally. Clock Barn in Hampshire sees a lot of wedding of brides and guests whose outfits fit the feel of the venue well. We would suggest going for a boho look and wearing a bold printed maxi dress for that perfect summery outfit to match your rustic surroundings. Combine with metallic sandals or heels and opt for plaits or braided hair for that true boho style.

What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - Miss Selfridge | CHWV

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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - ASOS | CHWV

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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - Miss Selfridge | CHWV

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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - Forever 21 | CHWV

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Country House Chic

A country house or manor house will definitely call for an outfit that's a little smarter. Morden Hall in London hosts weddings all year round and in the summer it's a smart midi dress that's all the rage. We suggest keeping your look summery by incorporating a floral print too. Finish the outfit with a fascinator, clutch bag and a smart up-do hairstyle and you're good to go.

What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - ASOS | CHWV

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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - ASOS | CHWV

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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - Monsoon | CHWV

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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - ASOS | CHWV

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On trend for an outdoor wedding

An outdoor or marquee wedding is a fantastic way to celebrate the best that the summer can offer. Venues like Mapperton in Dorset create a wonderfully romantic feel with their immaculate gardens and idyllic outdoor wedding settings. A wedding guest outfit for this kind of venue should be summery and romantic, as well as light and comfortable for those hours spent enjoying the sun. We recommend going for a maxi dress with a ruffled detail to it for that stylish summertime look. Plan ahead if you'll be spending a lot of time on grass and swap out the heels for something more practical like wedges or smart flats.

What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - ASOS | CHWV

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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - Miss Selfridge | CHWV

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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - New Look | CHWV

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What to Wear – Summer Wedding Guest Dresses - ASOS | CHWV

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Now you're ready to go for whatever kind of wedding you have been invited to! Remember to take a look at the venue before you do your shopping and you can have the perfect look when the big day comes. Want to know what NOT to wear? Make sure you check our 8 Looks that Every Guest Must Avoid (According to the Bride) and avoid those wedding fashion faux-pas!

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