With so many June nuptials filling our summer social calendars, the only snag is the rising temperatures, especially if the happy couple opts for an outdoor wedding
(maybe somewhere rustic and romantic?
). While the bridesmaids
can’t do much about their wardrobe choices, at least you have the chance to shop for a style that can help you avoid sweating through the ceremony and reception. Scroll ahead to check out our favorite light summer styles that will keep you cool, no matter the dress code.
WAYF Milan Cut-Out Maxi Dress ($109):
From the fresh floral print to the romantic ruffles, this gown was made for an outdoor garden party. And you won’t have to worry about serious sweat issues as the trendy cutouts and a light chiffon-like material will let you breeze through all of the festivities.
Lane Bryant Sleeveless Swing Dress With Ruffles ($80):
It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing (dress)! This breezy little number leaves the lining at home so you won’t have to worry about languishing under layers of material. Besides, everyone looks pretty in pink!
Boohoo Cami Lace Midi Dress ($53):
Between the backless silhouette, the crocheted lace overlay, and the pastel hue, this fabulous frock was made to make you look haute, no matter how high the mercury rises.
Draper James for ELOQUII Lace Yoke Shift Dress ($145):
This simple shift has some serious Southern charm that comes courtesy of Reese Witherspoon herself. The head of Draper James recently teamed up with Eloquii to create this buttercream cotton confection that comes equipped with mesh so no one will see you sweat.
Vince Camuto Mockneck Sheath Dress ($90):
Most might say no to sleeves and a high neckline this time of year, but you might want to make an exception for this flirty frock. Featuring a crepe-like material that’s bound to keep you cool, this light little number comes in a color that really pops.
ModCloth Emphasize Elegance A-Line Dress ($79):
Opt for a fit and flare that flatters everybody. Aside from the airy material, the dreamy blue dress also comes in a range of sizes that make it an amazing option for bridesmaids. And it has pockets!
Melonie T Women's Belted Lace Dress ($50):
If you want to feel fancy without blowing all of your funds (it’s all going toward your flight and hotel anyway), nab this dress now. You’ll have trouble trying not to twirl all over the dance floor in the flouncy full skirt.
Rebdolls "I Refuse" Chevron Tank Midi Dress ($25):
You can never go wrong when choosing a cotton dress to beat the summer heat. The silhouette may be sleek and simple, but the bold pattern will ensure you’re easily spotted in all of the wedding pictures without upstaging the happy couple.
Maggie London Sleeveless Embroidered Sheath Dress ($148):
A sheath dress is often considered a secret styling weapon when it comes to weddings. While you’ll fall for the bright blue floral print that will bounce back any heat rays coming your way, there’s also added ventilation thanks to the ladder lace that runs along many of the seams.
Rebecca Taylor Women's SL Ctn Gauze DRS ($395):
Linen is one of the best materials suited for the swelter of the summer. This adorable dress uses pin-tucked lace to increase circulation so you stay looking cute and cool.
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