Thursday, June 26, 2014

Summer Wedding Wear

With Maeci's wedding this weekend (that's right R.B., I said Maeci's wedding), I thought it would be fun to look at a few dress options for guests.  Lord knows, I think Zach and I are professional wedding guests.  A few years ago we attended 12 weddings within one year, and majority of them were within just the summer months.

Summer wedding guest attire can vary depending on the time of day with lighter fabrics and colors reserved for daytime affairs -- BUT NOT WHITE or anything close to white.  Come on, you know better.  While we're on the subject of not wearing white, let's also stay away from champagne or a light taupe.  Just steer clear of that whole part of the color wheel because you will be talked about and shunned.  Rant over.

Here are a few absolutely adorable options...

'Alana' Print Fit & Flare Dress

via Loft

Lace shift dress
via J.Crew

via Zappos

'blakely' a-line dress

You can dress these items for day with a softer natural makeup look, heel or wedge sandals, fun jewelry and a more casual hairstyle, or dress them up for evening with a smoky eye or a bright lipstick, hair pulled back or in soft waves and some statement jewelry.  In case, you're wondering what dress I'll be wearing to Maeci's wedding, I am wearing this simple black dress:

via Zappos

I can't decide on what jewelry or shoes to wear though!  So I need y'alls help.  Would you wear a necklace with this?  Just some statement earrings?  Maybe some bangles?  What shoes?  Help a sista out, ladies.  Leave your comments below!


  1. Colored sandal/pump, statement earrings, bangles, hair up.

  2. Statement necklace--anything bright from your Stella collection, a colored sandal/wedge or a nude which would make it more summery--if its an evening cocktail go with a black heel or nude/metallic heel, stack a few gold bracelets and I think you will be good to go! Super cute dress! And you would be surprised how many guests I see wearing white at weddings...its insane!