Have you been invited to a summer wedding? If you’re looking for wedding guest outfit inspiration, we’ve rounded up 65 of our favourite wedding guest dresses for summer with our top picks from the latest collections. Once you’ve found your perfect dress, why not browse our wedding guest hairstyle guide?
This pink dress with 3D floral details (£150) is ideal for a fashion forward guest. The length is conservative, but the sheer fabric is stylish and a bit cheeky. Don’t go overboard with the accessories and let this dress do all the work.
If you’re not a fan of pink, consider this bold floral print dress in a vibrant light blue shade from ASOS (£95). The embroidered floral detail makes the dress look really high end and it would go perfectly with tan accessories.
This Biba dress (£99) is perfect for those who love all things retro. The fun fringing will love amazing as you dance the night away, and the colours mean it would work with tights and ankle boots in the winter too.
This gorgeous midi dress from M&Co (£39) has lovely blue and grey tones throughout, and is brightened up with white flowers.
If you’re a fan of a retro inspired look, you’ll love this 60s style shift dress from the new M&S Archive collection(£45).
This emerald green dress from Little Black Dress (£210) is beautifully embellished with gorgeous beads and jewels. Sparkly heels and a shiny clutch bag will bring even more detail out in the dress. It’s a must-have.
For a cheap and cheerful wedding guest dress, what about this multi-coloured striped dress from New Look, which costs £29.99? The Bardot neckline is so flattering.
Red is such a hot summer colour and the textured floral pattern on this New Look dress (£44.99) is really bold and ideal for summer weddings. Pair this dress with nude heels and a vibrant fascinator to be the best dressed wedding guest there.
Steal the show with this bold yellow midi dress from River Island (£75) – go for a clashing colour for your accessories to really make the dress pop.
The tones of this Wallis dress (£45) are perfect for summer occasions and what better occasion than a wedding? The tie-waist is really flattering and creates a pretty silhouette.
For a vintage floral look, this dress from Pretty Eccentric (£149) fits the bill perfectly. The petal capped sleeves are a really classy touch and we love the fit and flare silhouette.
How cool is the fringe detail on this glam green dress from Simply Be (£55)? It’s perfect for boho babes and will look amazing as you dance.
Bright and Blue
This bright blue origami pleat dress (£34) from Apricot will ensure all eyes are on you – when they’re not on the bride, that is.
Retro Polka Dots
Go for a 1950s vibe with this pretty polka dot dress from Simply Be (£29). You can dress it up with red accessories.
You’ll feel super-girly twirling the night away in this bright pink ‘Faye’ dress from Butterfly by Matthew Williamson (£120) at Debenhams.
This bold blue embellished maxi dress from Evans (£35) is perfect to party in – we love the embellished neckline.
Add a summery twist to your outfit by choosing a coral pink dress. We love this Bardot dress from Very, which costs £50. It comes in bright blue too!
If you’re looking for a summer wedding guest dress that will cover your arms, we love this midi dress from Jameela Jamil’s Simply Be collection, which costs £60. The sheer sleeves will cover your arms but keep you cool.
Pink Polka Dot
This pretty polka dot dress from Wallis (£36) is ideal for a summer wedding. Why not pair it with tan accessories?
This bold red dress from Evans (£35) with lace detailing on the skirt is super flattering and isn’t for wallflowers!
Vintage loving ladies will adore this pretty floral dress from Evans (£49.50) – you can wear it time and time again.
This blue floral summer wedding guest dress from Evans (£40) will cinch you in at the waist, creating an hourglass shape.
Gok Wan has designed a capsule collection for Sainsbury’s, and we love this flattering green dress! It’ll look great on holiday too. Head in store for more details.
We can’t get enough of this sexy blue dress with lace detailing from Michelle Keegan’s Lipsy collection (£65) – it’s perfect if you’re hoping to meet your Prince Charming at the wedding!
The lace applique on this Michelle Keegan for Lipsy dress (£65) isn’t just pretty – it’s practical too as it frames your figure in the most flattering way.
This bright blue lace dress from Gok Wan’s Sainsbury’s collection is affordable and stylish! Find out more in store.
This striped shift dress from Simply Be (£35) will skim over any lumps and bumps and will ensure you stand out.
Weddings demand floral dresses! This Ellen Tracy dress has it all – feminine florals, flattering side panels and an on-trend exposed zip, all for £95.
If you want something a bit different, this dress from Label Lab is perfect, and costs just £41.40. The high-low hem is really striking, and it would work for a holiday too! Consider it if you’re attending a destination wedding – a skinny brown leather belt around the middle is the perfect accessory.
We love this sunny yellow tiered dress from Michael Kors at House of Fraser (£200) – as will everyone else at the wedding. Navy accessories would be the perfect match.
Guests headed off to a destination wedding in the sun this summer need to consider this gorgeous pink striped sundress from M&S (£49)– the tasselled belt and shoulders are perfect for celebrations in the sun.
If you want a maxi dress, this vibrant blue gown from Phase Eight at House of Fraser (£99) is perfect. The sheer overlay is ideal for a hot summer’s day. It'd also make an amazing cobalt blue bridesmaid dress!
This deep pink dress from Very (£75) is ideal for a sophisticated wedding guest. It’s knee-length and high necked, ideal for a more formal affair and the jewelled neckline means you don’t have to worry too much about accessories.
This boho skater dress from Pretty Little Thing has the most gorgeous floral patterns and a really flattering open back, and it’s only £25.
This printed lace V-neck dress from Joy (£55) is so suited to this summer’s wedding scene. The blue and green tones would look so nice with silver jewellery and a neutral coloured headpiece to finish the look off.
The subtle shimmer of the fabric makes this dress look really high end. We love the sophisticated floral pattern on this Wallis dress (£30) – it’s feminine without being overly girly.
Co-ords are a big trend for 2016 and this floral two piece from New Look (top £14.99, skirt £24.99) is an amazing example of how appropriate they can be for weddings.
This aqua toned dress from WtR (£385) is the perfect choice if you’re pregnant and have a bump to dress, as it will skim over your stomach and be comfortable to move around in. Check out our edit of the best maternity dresses for wedding guests for more ideas.
Blue floral prints are a stunning stand out colour especially when it comes to dresses and the cream tone of this background in this dress from Joy (£75) brings out the cobalt blue colour even more.
We love the funky colours used on this £65 dress from Oliver Bonas. The pastel vibes give a real 70s chic feel to the dress and we would recommend platform heels and a quirky clutch to complete this summer wedding guest look.
We love the bright raspberry shade of this wrap dress from WtR (£273). The V-neckline is a flattering cut and the longer length of the skirt is made a bit racier by a simple split.
This vibrant maxi dress (£40) from Wallis has bold prints and colours married together to create one show-stopping dress. The side slit adds style and the soft jersey material makes it super comfy.
This gorgeous dress from Debut at Debenhams (£128) has all the makings of a guest dress for a summer wedding! It has lace, florals and a pretty colour palette.
This co-ord look from Lipsy (skirt £38, top £35) is super sexy and stylish. With a big cream hat or fascinator and barely-there sandals, you will totally rock the summer wedding guest look and everyone will wish they had this outfit too.
Star by Julien McDonald at Debenhams (£69) has lots of great options – we especially love this one with its pencil skirt and thick black waistband, which will define your figure.
We love feathers and we love pink – so it’s no surprise that this dress from Little Black Dress (£110) is high up in our rankings for wedding guest attire. It is super chic and the colour is perfect for this season.
Blue Floral Maxi
This floral maxi dress (£385) is perfect for a stylish wedding guest who wants to look her best at a summer wedding. Keep the accessories simple and let the bold print do the talking.
If you want a glamorous look as a wedding guest, this stunning green dress from Pretty Eccentric (£149) should be a winner for you. The embellishment is perfection and the gold and silver hand beaded bodice is definitely its selling point.
This blue floral creation from M&Co (£39) has a vintage feel due to the skinny belt and floaty skirt. It would work as a guest dress for women of all ages - pair with a light coloured pashmina if you want to cover your arms.
Winter isn’t the only season where you can pull off sequins. The warm gold tones in this dress from Little Black Dress (£199) make it totally appropriate for summer partying and a wedding is a great time to boogie in your new glamorous frock!
This New Look maxi dress (£24.99) is the perfect summer outfit with its eye catching print and floaty skirt. It’s also ideal for guests who don’t do girly dresses – thanks to the unique crochet fabric and red colour palette.
The Leona print maxi dress from Phase Eight (£99) is effortlessly elegant and on trend for summer with its multi-coloured brush stroke print. The ruche detailing at the front breaks up the print nicely and pulls in the waist for a figure flattering look.
If you’re attending a summer celebration at a glamorous wedding venue, then you need a guest dress to match the occasion - the Angelina dress from Little Black Dress (£95) should do the trick.
We love the boho vibe of the fun and floaty Ukulele dress from Little Black Dress (£131). The cape sleeves would look beautiful caught in a summer’s breeze.
You’ll feel ever so pretty in pink if you opt for the whimsical Goddiva dress from Little Black Dress (£49). As if the pastel colour didn’t make it summery enough, the dress also features stunning daisy crochet lace from top to bottom.
Lace Midi Dress
If you’re looking for a sophisticated dress for a summer wedding then how about the exquisite D.Anna midi dress from Little Black Dress (£76)?
This pink dress from New Look (£19.99) would be a fashion forward look if you’re an evening guest at a summer wedding. To balance out the daring v-neckline and short skirt, keep your hair and makeup fuss free and wear simple accessories.
Metallics are a hot trend for weddings right now. We love this crinkle satin dress from Topshop (£75) which comes in a stunning shade of dusky pink and has a fashion forward wrap skirt.
Girly Skater Dress
Girly guests will adore this cute skater dress from Little Black Dress (£38). The baby pink hue combined with the cut out detail makes for a striking look that you could complement with silver accessories.
This gorgeous lacy New Look dress (£39.99) nails two big summer wedding guest dress trends – pastels and lace. The figure flattering cut of the dress is complemented with a modest v-neckline and pretty hem.
Cut Out Detail
The beautiful Kendall cutwork dress from Phase Eight (£160) is summery perfection with its knee length fit and flare design. The dreamy blue lace and cute satin bow would look lovely at a vintage themed wedding.
We feel all summery just looking at this beauty of a dress from Little Black Dress (£180)! The dress has the most divine shade of lemon which is complemented further with brocade style lace.
This Mint Velvet dress (£109) is so cool it hurts. The lose fitting, asymmetric hem shift dress is covered in a swirl print which is very modern and fitting for this season. Chunky heels and a sequin clutch will bring this look to life.
This floral, split front, waterfall gown from Little Black Dress (£60) is completely unique and has a super flattering neckline which will have you looking so feminine and pretty.
Now you’re all sorted with your outfit, why not browse our list of wedding gift ideas for inspiration?