Summer means only one thing to us: wedding season! Wondering what to wear to a wedding this season? While we at Brides are constantly immersed in all things wedding dresses, we love wedding guest dresses even more. We're sure your mailbox is just as inundated with wedding invitations as ours, so we're here to help narrow down what to wear to a wedding this year. Your Instagram is about to get flooded with wedding hashtags, and these are the fashion trends you're going to be seeing with them. Want to make sure you're on the pulse of wedding guest fashions? These are the five trends we're betting on for the 2019 wedding season.
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From acid green to electric yellow, highlighter hues are major this season (they look especially great with a tan, we might add). When donning a neon dress, stick to simple silhouettes and accent with neutral accessories in like nude, white, clear, metallic, or black.
BCBGMAXAZRIA Strappy Cutout Maxi Dress
SHOP NOW: BCBGMAXAZRIA, $248
Solace London Bysha Tangerine Strapless Gown
SHOP NOW: Intermix, $440
Anine Bing Rosemary Silk Slip Dress
SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, $499
Yes, the ’70s trend is back but reinvented through an elegant lens. If head-to-toe tie-dye feels too intense, go for a style with tie-dye accents.
Zara Tie-Dye Dress
SHOP NOW: Zara, $49.90
Rhode Lea Dress
SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $440
Tanya Taylor Estrella Dress
SHOP NOW: Tanya Taylor, $595
Jonathan Simkhai Tie-Dye Maxi Dress
SHOP NOW: Farfetch, $675
Raquel Allegra Kate Dress
SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $795
Some of the freshest silhouettes aren’t actually fresh at all as designers turning to the past for inspiration. Think tea-length hems, modest necklines, and drop waists á la the ’20s and ’30s.
& Other Stories Cotton Blend Handkerchief Midi Dress
SHOP NOW: & Other Stories, $119
Hope & Ivy Open Back Skater Fitted Midi Dress
SHOP NOW: Topshop, $150
Mara Hoffman Mischa Dress
SHOP NOW: Mara Hoffman, $525
LoveShackFancy Lillian Dress
SHOP NOW: LoveShackFancy, $525
Another throwback, floral prints similar to those found in your grandmother’s dining room are making their onto feminine dresses from puffy-sleeve minis to ’90s-style slips.
Dusty Daze Long Sleeved Midi Dress With Thigh Split
SHOP NOW: ASOS, $111
Reformation Vollare Dress
SHOP NOW: Reformation, $198
Ganni Printed Georgette Puff Sleeve Dress
SHOP NOW: Ganni, $235
Dôen Floret Dress
SHOP NOW: Dôen, $498
Asymmetric shapes have been trending for a while and one-shoulder silhouettes are a flattering shape to try that won’t feel overly bare on top.
Eloquii One Shoulder Belted Dress
SHOP NOW: Eloquii, $100
Anthropologie Bouquet One-Shoulder Maxi Dress
SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $170
Isabel Marant Étoile Esther Dress
SHOP NOW: Farfetch, $415
Amur Wild Meadow One-Shoulder Silk Dress
SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, $598