Here's how to outfit your party in purple and chocolate, a delicious summer palette.

A twisted bow makes a sassy statement on a silk-taffeta dress; $250, J.Crew. Earrings, $58, Roberta Chiarella. Necklace (worn as a bracelet), $75, Kate Spade. Clutch, $130, Whiting & Davis.

Photo by Perry Hagopian for BRIDES magazine

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