Trend Report Tuesday: Perfect Dresses for a Summer Wedding Guest

by | Aug 8, 2017 | Downtown Living, Fashion

The summer wedding season is still in full swing and for most young adults, we feel like it’s wedding after wedding each weekend. Weddings are fun and exciting, but how does one dress to impress at a wedding — especially in the summer?

Thinking about trends while keeping the temperature, comfort, and appropriateness in mind can be hard when finding the perfect summery dress to wear the next wedding you are going to. Looking for dresses while keeping budget in mind is also overwhelming especially when you’re attending weddings more often than ever.

Here are Downtown Magazine’s top 10 stores where you can shop for the perfect dress to wear to the next summer wedding you are attending, keeping budget, style, comfort, and dress code in mind.


Photo courtesy of Target

Women’s Smocked Off the Shoulder Wrap Dress – Xhilaration 

Price: $29.99, available here


Photo courtesy of Zara

Striped and Floral Shirt Dress

Price: $69.90, available here


Photo courtesy of Lulus

Tale to Tell Blue and Ivory Embroidered Shift Dress 

Price: $59.00, available here


Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Choker Lace Shift Dress – Socialite

Price: now $38.90, available here

Forever 21

Photo courtesy of Forever 21

Off-the-Shoulder Striped Dress

Price: $22.90, available here


Photo courtesy of J.Crew

Ruffle Eyelet Dress 

Price: now $84.99, available here


Photo courtesy of Topshop

Linen Ruffle Wrap

Price: $90.00, available here

Nasty Gal

Photo courtesy of Nasty Gal

Isla Bonita Lace-Up Dress

Price: $50.00, available here

Free People

Photo courtesy of Free People

Daydream Bodycon Slip

Price: $98.00, available here

Urban Outfitters

Photo courtesy of Urban Outfitters

Kimchi Blue Off-The-Shoulder Smocked Dress

Price: $69.00, available here

With these choices, you’re sure to find something light and easy, yet elegant enough for a wedding guest. Just remember, all eyes should be on the bride — so don’t go too fancy for someone else’s big day. You’re there to celebrate, not to overshine. Right?

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