How to Pick the Perfect Dress for a Summer Wedding
Posted on May 26 2016
It's summertime, which means your Facebook feed is about to be—if it already hasn't been—absolutely flooded with pictures of proposals and engagement rings and blushing and gushing couples: a.k.a. it's "wedding season." We at Mulberry Muse are here to help you pick out the perfect dress for this wedding season!
BROWSE OUR SUMMER WEDDING COLLECTION HERE
What To Wear:
Summer colors (e.g. cobalt blue, exotic orange, sunny yellow, candy apple red, crisp white, seaworthy coral, tropical pink, Kelly green, etc.)
Pumps or sandals for an indoors wedding/reception
Wedges or flats for an outdoors wedding/reception
Something sexy but tasteful (like a sundress for a morning/afternoon ceremony and a cocktail dress in the evening)
What NOT To Wear:
White (for obvious reasons)
Black (unless it's with a pop of color for an evening venue)
Heels for an outdoors wedding/reception (trust me—your heels will be determined to get stuck in the grass and mud)
A revealing, low-cut dress (remember, sexy but tasteful)
Want more helpful tips?
No matter how intimate or quaint the ceremony is, typical summer attire, like tanks and shorts, is just not appropriate.
A metallic pair of pumps or sandals complements any colorful summer dress, and for more nature-toned dresses, put on nude- or blush-colored shoes.
Bring a small clutch or wristlet so that you can carry a little bit of powder (to freshen up your makeup in the summer heat) and some lip gloss (to keep your lips looking nice and hydrated).
Mulberry Muse is your online closet for summer wedding apparel! Here are our top ten dresses to wear at a summer wedding:
Fringe Handkerchief Dress by Mara Hoffman
Crepe Trapeze Dress by Mara Hoffman
Sleeveless Pleated Dress by Wai Ming
Emmy Dress by Wai Ming
Cowl-Back Self-Tie Silk Dress by Haute Hippie
Thelius Asymmetrical Dress by Greylin
Sissy Floral Dress by Mcginn
River Walk Dress by Leona by Lauren Leonard
Sophia Dress by Burning Torch
Pink Stripe Silk Dress by Amanda Uprichard
Pair these dresses with a small metallic gold clutch:
Lou Lou Crossbody Bag by Mario Valentino
Mini Mac Clutch by Rebecca Minkoff
And finish your look with some strappy stilettos for a ballroom affair, metallic gold peep-toes or flesh-toned sandals for an inside venue, or sandstone-colored wedges for a garden or beach wedding!
Outing Sandal by Stuart Weitzman
Gold Metallic Leather Pump by Cole Haan
Janene Sandal by Vince Camuto
Novasi Sandal by Vince Camuto
Taylor Wedges by Cole Haan
By Olivia Zisman