There is something lovely about having a new dress to help celebrate your friend's special day.

I’m at the age where my friends are taking that massive leap into adulthood and getting married which means my summer has been filled to the brim with weddings.  There is something about the “wedding dress code” that is so distinctive and unlike any other style of dressing.  Even those with minimal interest in fashion can’t help but pull on their glad rags and embrace the spirit of it.

With the summer wedding season in full swing, I thought I’d share some of my favourite looks:

Golden Girl

I love a bit of (rose) gold and a wedding is the best excuse to shimmer away and go all out!  These dresses have a slight boho vibe to them and I love the idea of championing this look by piling on the statement jewellery.

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1. dress – river island | 2. dress – Osman | 3. dress – needle & thread  | 4. shoes – sophia webster | 5. bag – Valentino | 6. bangle – AURÉLIE BIDERMANN | 7. headpiece – Claire’s | 8. necklace – Aurelie Bidermann | 9. shoes – christian louboutin | 10. earrings – Claire’s | 11. Lipstick – Charlotte tilbury 

When it comes to weddings I’m a dress girl.  There is something lovely about having a new dress to help celebrate your friend’s special day.  If I’m stuck for options and in need of inspiration, Lyst is a perfect place to see a huge variety of styles and labels all in one place.  I would go as far to say as it’d be impossible not to find at least one dress you didn’t fall in love.  The next wedding I’m attending I will 100% be in one of these dresses, all of which were found on Lyst.

Glam Wedding

When I see a wedding invite with a black tie dress code/theme my heart leaps with excitement.  How often do we get the opportunity to go all out? Not very much in my case!  Full skirts or OTT embellishment are my faves for this kind of occasion.

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1. dress – magda butrym | 2. dress – Simone Rocha | 3. dress – Rochas | 4. shoes – No. 21 | 5. bag – Samantha Warren London | 6. Hair tie – Jennifer Behr | 7. Headband – Rosantica | 8. Bracelet/Earrings – Claire’s |  9. Lipstick – Tom Ford | 10. Booties – Charlotte Olympia | 11. Clutch – Miu Miu | 12. Headband – Accessorize | 13. Booties – Gianvito Rossi

The Best of the Rest

I know these days this is up for debate but personally I don’t think black is appropriate for weddings.  Even I who wears black and grey 90% of the time, always makes the effort to embrace colour.  If you have a colour phobia then navy blue is the perfect option.  How gorgeous is that starry navy number, while still being totally wedding appropriate!?

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1. Dress – Balenciaga | 2. Dress – Diane Von Furstenberg | 3. Dress – Roberto Cavalli | 4. Bag – Saint Laurent | 5. Shoes – Valentino | 6. Hairband – Rosantica | 7. Shoes – Lerre | 8. Lipgloss – Benefit | 9. Bag – Chloe | 10. Necklace – Diana Broussard | 11. Shoes – Manolo Blahnik

Would love to know which your favourite wedding look is! Thank you to the lovely people at Lyst for sponsoring this post.  All words and opinions remain my own.

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