In this post, you’ll see 60+ Dresses to Wear to an August Wedding! These styles will stand up to one of the summer’s hottest months for weddings! We’ve picked an August wedding guest dress for every figure and late summer wedding dress code! Originally posted on August 8, 2018, updated for 2019 on August 11, 2019.
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Top 10 Picks for Dresses to Wear to an August Wedding
These featured dresses are great for August weddings. Read more below for our thoughts on when and where to wear them!
Semi-Formal Afternoon August Wedding
A classic look for afternoon or evening reception, in a pretty blush peach color ( or choose from the 10 other colors this dress comes in, This dress – and others by Shona Joy – are a wedding guest staple! From Revolve $279
Floral Maxi For Semi Formal August Weddings
This flowy high neck maxi dress can go to a formal or semi-formal wedding. The light breezy style and colorful print makes it perfect for hot summer nights! It’s the Little Mistress high neck maxi dress from ASOS.
Classic Lace Dress for an August Wedding
You can’t go wrong lace sheath dress for a semi-formal wedding at a hotel or semi-formal venue. This dress (and others by Bardot) are perfect semi-formal summer weddings. Gemma Halter Dress by Bardot from Nordstrom $119
August Daytime Wedding
Long sleeved flowy dresses are hot right now. And maybe it’s the effect of seeing all those sleeved dresses at the Royal wedding, but I love a long-sleeved dress for a morning or daytime wedding. This one is cool enough for hot August days, but also can be a wardrobe staple for fall and spring! Elliatt Harbor Dress from Revolve.
Coral Dress to Wear to an August Wedding
Coral is a hot color, and a great style for late summer heat! This modern style with an asymmetrical hem and pretty ruched high next is a nice light and dressy fabric for August weddings. Wear it with gold accessories for a beautiful chic summer look. Eliza J Handkerchief Hem Dress from Nordstrom $138.
Formal Maxi Dress in Regular and Plus Sizes for Late Summer Weddings
This dress comes in 3 colors, and a range of sizes! It’s also a versatile late summer wedding pick, that can suit a formal outdoor wedding, or something more relaxed. Choose from this mauve color, navy, and mint! Genius Grandeur Maxi Dress with Straps in Dusty Rose – $125 from ModCloth.
Green Cocktail Dress
This pretty green ruffled gown is great for any semi-formal dress code! This pretty color is a fabulous cool tone to combat summer heat! Paper Dolls Ruffled Dress from ASOS, under $80!
Strappy Summer Dress for and Outdoor August Wedding
Fun ruffles, a beautiful cobalt blue color and a strappy top make this a party dress that’s ready to go to afternoon outdoor weddings in late summer. Lovers + Friends Bridget Midi Dress in Cobalt from Revolve
Bright Yellow Lace Midi to Wear to a Late Summer Wedding
To me, yellow is one of those perfect colors that transitions from late summer to early fall, making it a great choice for August! This flattering and versatile midi dress can be a daytime or evening wedding guest dress! ASTR the Label Lace Midi Dress $89
August Beach Wedding Style
If you have a beach wedding, an informal rustic wedding, or a casual outdoor wedding this cool blue and white printed fit and flare dress is our pick! Pretty print and flattering fit! It has pockets! Need I say more? Fit and Flare Dress from ModCloth – $109.
65 More Dress Picks for August Weddings!
If you didn’t the perfect dress to wear to an August wedding in the Top 10 picks, one of these may work for you!
August Wedding Guest Outfit Ideas
See more outfits we love for August weddings, like this wedding guest outfit featuring a navy blue strapless dress, this peach strappy dress for a summer wedding guest, or this chic summer black tie outfit!