11 complete summer wedding guest outfits for every budget and style

Now that larger weddings are a go and new dates are being sent out, it’s time to start planning those all-important summer wedding guest outfits.

Any excuse to get dressed up after endless months of living in your loungewear is exciting, but finding a guest outfit can be a daunting task. With unwritten rules to follow, it’s hard to know where to start in your search for the perfect outfit.

We’ve put together a chic edit of summer wedding guest outfits, with a range of budgets and styles in mind, saving you the trouble of spending yet another day inside searching online, so you can sit in the sun with a Pimms in hand.

Outfit 1

A great outfit for a destination wedding – this bright printed dress with pastel accessories is the perfect combo.

Mango Chufy dress
Mango

Dress, £79.99, CHUFY X mango.com

Loeffler Randall mules
Loeffler Randall

Heels, £288, loefflerrandall

Elle Me Bag
Elle Me

Bag £370, elleme.com

Shyla drop earrings
Shyla

Earrings, £47, shylajewellery.com

Outfit 2

Highlight this subtle floral print with matching blue accessories and a classic pair of gold earrings.

& Other Stories dress
& Other Stories

Dress, £95, stories.com

ZARA bag
ZARA

Bag, £19.99, zara.com

Aeyde heels
Aeyde

Heels, £245, aeyde.com

Monica Vinader
Monica Vinader

Earrings, £125, monicavinader.com

Outfit 3

This floral strapless dress paired with lilac accessories is a perfect match for your summertime wedding.

H&M dress
H&M

Dress, £17.99, hm.com

Mango heels
Mango

Heels, £35.99. mango.com

Ted Baker clutch
Ted Baker

Bag, £130, tedbaker.com

Daphine earrings
Daphine

Earrings, £70, shop-daphine.com

Outfit 4

The contrasting print and cut-out shoulder define this dress and make it a gorgeous stand-out piece. Keep accessories minimal to keep all focus on the dress.

Self Portrait dress
Self Portrait

Dress, £170, Self Portrait, the outnet.com

Missoma earrings
Missoma

Earrings, £98, missoma.com

Maje bag
Maje

Bag, £139, uk.maje.com

& Other Stories heels
& Other Stories

Heels, £85, stories.com.

Outfit 5

This pale blue suit is a great alternative if dresses aren’t your thing. Paired with the white accessories, it gives it a fresh, clean look.

Iris & Ink
Iris & Ink

Blazer, £195, Iris & Ink, theoutnet.com

Iris & Ink
Iris & Ink

Trousers, £130, Iris & Ink, theoutnet.com

ZARA cami
ZARA

Top, £19.99, zara.com

Daisy Jewellery
Daisy Jewellery

Earrings, £85, daisyjewellery.com

Charles Keith
Charles Keith

Heels, £55, charleskeith.com

Outfit 6

This bold coloured contrast dress is a great stand-out piece. Wear with fiery accessories to match the brightness of the dress.

Whistles dress
Whistles

Dress, £135, whistles.com

ASOS
ASOS

Heels, £30, asos.com

Reserved sunglasses
Reserved

Sunglasses, £15.99, reserved.com

Outfit 7

You can’t go wrong with this timeless classic checked print. Add a pair of gold hoops and you’re good to go.

Kitri dress
Kitri

Dress, £145, kitristudio.com

Pilgrim hoops
Pilgrim

Hoops, £24.99, gb.pilgrim.net

LK Bennett bag
LK Bennett

Bag, £150, lkbennett.com

ASOS heels
ASOS

Heels, £30, asos.com

Outfit 8

With its floaty sleeves and a gorgeous pleated v-neck, this dress is effortlessly chic.

ZARA dress
ZARA

Dress, £29.99, zara.com

Dinosaur Designs
Dinosaur Designs

Earrings, £100, dinosaurdesigns.co.uk

Monki bag
Monki

Bag, £20, monki.com

Kate Spade shoes
Kate Spade

Heels, £180, katespade.co.uk

Outfit 9

A classic polka dot print paired with delicate accessories for a sophisticated, summery feel.

Baum und Pferdgarten
Baum und Pferdgarten

Dress, £169, baumundpferdgarten.com

Sif Jakobs

Necklace, £105, sifjakobs.uk

Kurt Geiger heels
Kurt Geiger

Heels, £99, kurtgeiger.com

New Look

Bag, £15.99, newlook.com

Outfit 10

The satin midi skirt is a great alternative to a dress. Tuck in the blouse for a floaty feel and wear with white accessories to keep it clean and fresh looking.

Hush
Hush

Blouse, £55, hush-uk.com

Ghost
Ghost

Skirt, £79, ghost.co.uk

Loveness Lee
Loveness Lee

Earrings, £165, lovenesslee.com

Kurt Geiger
Kurt Geiger

Bag, £90, kurtgeiger.com

Dune London
Dune London

Heels, £85, dunelondon.com

Outfit 11

Another stylish option for a holiday wedding. Wear this pink pleated dress with minimalistic accessories to keep cool throughout the whole day.

River Island
River Island

Dress, £28 riverisland.com

Tilly Sveaas

Earrings, £110, tillysveaas.com

Reiss

Heels, £135, reiss.com

Lulu Guiness

Bag, £145, luluguinness.com

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Feature by Chloe Gallacher.