July Wedding Guest Attire Ideas: New Dresses to Wear This Month!

Dresses to Wear to a July 2017 Wedding

Great Dresses for Wedding Guests - July 2017 Edition

Featured dress: Rowing Stripe Dress by Ted Baker

Cute Dresses to Wear to July Weddings + Receptions

The shift from June to July certainly went quickly! If you have back-to-back weekends of wedding invitations for the month of July, this post full of July wedding guest attire ideas is for you! In addition to the running collection of summer wedding guest dresses I list on this shop page, I try to find new dresses each month during the summer wedding season that will suit guests.

For me, dressing for July events are not only about looking good, but also staying cool and comfortable, since many summer weddings take place outside in the sunshine. I also favor more vibrant colors and prints this time of year to mimic the celebratory spirit of summer. Here are my latest picks for what to wear to a July wedding for the 2017 season!

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A Sleek Soft Gray Blue Gown for a July Wedding Guest

The cutout sides make this a sleek fashion-forward style, but the high neckline and length keep this wedding appropriate! Get this look: Trista Grey Cutout Maxi Dress – $109.00 from: Lulus.com


Trista Grey Cutout Maxi Dress – $109.00 
from: Lulus.com

Pink Lace Cutout Dress

This amazing laser cut lace style is unique, lightweight, feminine, and very wedding-appropriate! Palm & Lace Dress from Anthropologie $228

Pink Lace Dress July Guest of Wedding Dress

Palm & Lace Dress from Anthropologie $228  See more Anthropologie dresses!

Bright and Breezy Printed Maxi Dress for a July Wedding

The punchy color and pattern of this makes it a cheerful gown for a July wedding attendee. The length and formality works for everything from a daytime wedding, a beachside ceremony, or a more formal tented wedding venue. Just accessorize accordingly, and this look will take you to any wedding you choose! Floral Print Maxi Dress by INC from Macy’s. $110.99 (on sale)

Floral Print Maxi Dress by INC from Macy’s. $110.99 (on sale)

Strapless Teal Gown for a Formal Summer Wedding

Do you have an invite to a more formal or black-tie wedding, but want to still rock a sleek summer look? If so, I love this dress from Rent the Runway which perfectly balances formality with a chic summertime style! Jay Godfrey Teal Clarke Gown from Rent the Runway. Rent it for $60.

Strapless Black Tie Dress for Summer 2017

Jay Godfrey Teal Clarke Gown  from Rent the Runway. Rent it for $60.

Off the Shoulder Dress for a Summer Wedding

I had the pleasure of seeing this dress in person on someone a few weeks ago, and it is stunning! It’s such a unique pattern, and such a flattering style – created by one of my favorite designers, Ted Baker, who always brings a beautiful sense of color and pattern to his clothing. Lucky for all of us, this dress is now on sale for 40% off! The Holli or Rowing Stripe Dress by Ted Baker. (I also spied it on sale at Bloomingdale’s.)

Ombre stripe pink and navy dress

Rowing Stripe Dress by Ted Baker

Green One Shoulder Cocktail Dress

A sleek cocktail dress is always a good choice for a late afternoon wedding in a chic venue, or for a city wedding. This rich green color and one-shoulder style make this an eye-catching guest look! Bailey 44 Amped Dress in Narly Green- $168.00

Green One Shoulder Cocktail Dress

Bailey 44 Amped Dress in Narly Green- $168.00

Short Light Blue Lace Dress

I’m always drawn to a lace cocktail dress for a wedding, and this light blue lace look is the perfect style for summer weddings. I love the detail at the neckline and the slight high-low hem. It’s simple a great look for a semi-formal dress code at a summer wedding! Lace High/Low Sheath Dress from Nordstrom – $98.

Lace High/Low Sheath Dress

Peach Maxi Dress

This flowy peach maxi is appropriate for a formal wedding, but the light color and eye-catching can also be worn to less formal events.  It’s also a steal at $60! ASOS Blouson Wrap Maxi Dress With Tie Waist – $60 at ASOS

ASOS Blouson Wrap Maxi Dress With Tie Waist – $60 at ASOS

Royal Blue Party Dress

This short satin fit-and-flare style is a great party dress for afternoon or evening weddings! Calvin Klein Satin A-Line Party Dress $148 at Dillards

Calvin Klein Satin A-Line Party Dress $148 at Dillards

Yellow Dress for July Wedding Guest

A fun full-skirted style in and always cheerful color! Asos Pinny Extreme Tulle Mesh Dress from ASOS for $83

ASOS Pinny Extreme Tulle Mesh Dress

 Mint Lace Sheath Dress

A classic mint sheath for a cocktail hour reception in a beautiful blue green pastel. Gardenia Lace Column Dress from Anthropologie – $168 

Mint Green Lace Dress

Gardenia Lace Dress from Anthropologie. $168.00

Pink Embroidered Dress

Summer wedding guest attire in a petite size. Floral Crinkle Midi Dress  from ASOS – $143

Floral Crinkle Midi Dress  from ASOS – $143

Red Plus Size Dress.

This soft berry red is a nice dressy casual style for daytime or afternoon weddings. Asymmetrical Belted Dress by Vince Camuto – $138

Red Plus Size Dress for Wedding Guest

Asymmetrical Belted Dress by Vince Camuto – $138

Lavender Lace Sheath Dress

This chic high-neck cocktail dress, is done in this beautiful summer-ready color of lavender! Mock Neck Lace Sheath Dress in Lavender from ModCloth for $99.99

Lace Sheath Dress in Lavender from ModCloth $99.99

Pink Floral  Print Midi Dress for a Daytime June Wedding.

Now this dress looks a little casual in the picture, but if you look at the reviews on Rent the Runway, you’ll see how stunning this dress is for a daytime wedding. It would be a great look for a winery wedding, or for a rustic outdoor wedding. Dress it up with heels and statement earrings and a great clutch, and you’ll be ready to go!  SALONI Pink Floral Ruffle Midi Dress from Rent the Runway. Rent it for $70.

SALONI Pink Floral Ruffle Midi Dress from Rent the Runway. Rent it for $70.

More Ways to Find Dresses to Wear to Weddings

If you still haven’t found the right dress for your event, check out these other shoppable posts:

Wedding Guest Dresses

Summer Wedding Guest Dresses

Ideas for What to Wear to an Outdoor July Wedding

Maxi Dresses for July Weddings

Black Tie Dresses for Summer Weddings

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