Summer wedding dress code, decoded

What to wear to a summer wedding
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Summer wedding dress code, decoded

A bright floral dress is perfect for a country wedding. Black heels add a bit of formality so it could work for a day or nighttime ceremony. 

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For a black tie wedding, a classic LBD is always a safe option. Personalize your look with a pop of color, glam earrings, or a red lip. The great thing about LBDs is that you can easily dress up or dress down your outfit with a few accessories. 

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A silky jumpsuit is a great alternative to a dress. Paired with a cool pair of heels and a fun clutch, this look is perfect for the wedding of your ultra-chic friend.

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If the invitation says "formal affair" or "black tie," a floor-length gown is an appropriate option. Metallic heels and a snake skin bag can add spunk to a classy outfit, or opt for traditional black or nude accessories.

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These pastels scream summer. A pretty summer dress or skirt and blouse combo work for a daytime city wedding. 

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Try a knee-length floral dress for an evening wedding. You won't have to worry about looking too dressed up for the ceremony, or underdressed for the reception, but with a jeweled toned print, you'll be sure to turn heads. 

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Dressing for a destination wedding is like dressing for vacation and the location has a major effect on the attire for the occasion. If its a beach wedding, a breezy bohemian dress like this one is perfect. 

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This dress screams vintage. Its perfect for any outdoor nuptials. Think Napa Valley, a cliffside castle, or a romantic garden wedding. 

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This look is perfect if your looking to get a groomsman's number (or two!) . This shoulder-baring dress shows just enough skin to be sexy, yet still looks totally classy and glamorous. Show off your beautiful face with a sophisticated ballerina bun.

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Summer wedding season is in full bloom and love is in the air! That means numerous parties and the chance to catch up with people you haven't seen in ages. However, with wedding dress codes, it also means wedding guests are faced with the classic dilemma of what to wear. Not to mention, this might be the first time you've seen your college boyfriend in years and lets be honest -- you want to look your best.

Whether the dress code is black-tie, boho and beachy, or a farmhouse-chic, you have to dress according to the wedding's theme and destination. Luckily, our contributors have been to their fair share of weddings and have perfected the art of dressing for the celebration.

Check out the gallery for 9 looks to wear to any summer wedding.
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