How to Dress for a Summer Wedding Ceremony

Just got that invitation to a summer wedding ceremony? Wondering what to wear to a wedding like this? 

Often, you’ll need to buy a dress several months before the summer wedding, particularly if you are a relative or close
family, or the mother of the bride or groom.

Remembering how warm it will be and what kind of clothing is suitable to wear can be a challenge in the middle
of winter or even spring, when there are still chilly days.

Pretty floral summer dress - perfect for a wedding in warmer weatherFor older women, you may prefer a classic style of a floral or plain dress with a smart jacket and
matching clutch bag.

For outdoor weddings, choose wedding guest dresses with shorter sleeves, or sleeveless dress styles with spaghetti straps which will look elegant on
most women, if you are happy with showing your upper arms.

Younger wedding guests and friends may wish to wear a simple dress, or skirt and top, in a shift type style,
which looks particularly great if you are a petite size.

If you’re on a budget, there’s plenty of cheap formal dresses appropriate for summer that you can accessorise and dress up
for a one off occasion. A simple shift dress can easily be dressed up with a smart bag, belt or length of
ribbon worn as a sash.

If you’re really on a budget, then buying something in the sales aisle that you can wear for special occasions,
parties or your upcoming summer wedding ceremony may be the answer.

Here’s a useful video about sale shopping:-

Wedding etiquette for outdoor weddings is that you don’t wear anything too revealing, but reasonably modest.

For cooler or windy days or evenings, simply add a wrap around the shoulders, for a little added

One style which looks great on just about every woman is the wrap dress, which can be dressed up for formal
occasions but is also great for a summer party or just spending time with friends.

For the fuller figure wearing plus size fashion, there are some great formal dresses available in most of the popular
stores for curvier ladies, such as Presen or Curvety.

Recommended Summer Wedding Resources

Wedding Hair – Beautiful formal styles for bridesmaids,
matron and maids of honor that are appropriate for any summer wedding ceremony.

Mother of the Bride Dresses – Beautiful styles
& appropriate etiquette.

Wedding Guest Outfits – Wondering what to wear to an outdoor wedding? Click for more clothing & style tips.


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