From bright bridal bouquets to airy wedding dresses, these top tips will help you pull off an unforgettable and effortlessly cool warm-weather celebration.

It's no secret that summer is the most popular time to tie the knot. After all, it's easier for guests to take time off to travel, your risk of inclement weather is lower, and everything is flowering and bright. But since guests are likely seeing several couples say "I do" this season, how do you make your wedding stand out amongst the throngs of others? By throwing the ultimate summer wedding, of course.

It may sound like a lofty idea, but hosting an epic, seasonally minded warm-weather wedding is easier than you'd ever imagine. And it doesn't require you to have a limitless budget. Hosting the ultimate summer wedding means the event is just what you and your guests think of when they imagine sunny nuptials, and offers all the details they wished other couples had at their big day.

While there are countless ways to make your big day unforgettable, we narrowed down the list to just 10 simple things that help your party spillover with summery style. From keeping guests comfortable under hot, sticky sun to choosing dinner fare that won't leave them feeling heavy and tired, these items are almost too easy to complete — and to forget! So before you start finalizing the details of your upcoming wedding, make sure you've ticked all of these all-too-important boxes.

Ready to plan the perfect summer wedding? Then click through to see 10 tips to make your special day stand out from all the rest this wedding season!

Photo: Emm and Clau; Illustration by Christina Park

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