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Wedding guest outfit ideas for summer 2021: From floral dresses to chic jumpsuits and pastel suits

You'll be the best dressed guest

Hollie Brotherton

Wedding season is upon us, and there are no longer restrictions on how many guests can attend. If you're one of the lucky ones with a summer wedding invite, it's probably the most exciting post-lockdown outfit you'll plan yet, so make sure it's a good one! 

As a wedding guest, you have so many outfits to choose from - besides wearing white, the fashion world is your oyster. So, whether you want to go with a classic floral summer dress or try an alternative wedding guest outfit like a jumpsuit or pastel trouser suit, we've found all of the best options available to buy online now. Whatever your style, we think there's something you'll love. 

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Best wedding guest dresses

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Nikita dress, £248, Reformation

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With its structured bodice and flowing skirt, Reformation's Nikita dress is so flattering and comfortable enough to wear to dance the night away. We love the bow-sleeve detail.

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Smocked back midi dress, £95, & Other Stories

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This sleek & Other Stories dress features a tonal belt for added shape, plus it comes in one of this summer's most popular colours: sage green. 

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Ruffled floral midi dress, £130, Anthropologie

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Anthropologie's floral midi gets five-star reviews for its high-quality fabric and being super comfortable even in the summer heat.

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Pink animal print midi dress, £50, River Island

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At £50, River Island's animal print side-ruched midi dress is a steal. 

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Violet mini dress, £98, Free People

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If you prefer a shorter style, this Free People mini comes in a variety of colours and has on-trend puff sleeves and a textured fabric to up the smart factor. Add a pair of contrasting heels.

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Rixo mini dress, £235, Net-A-Porter

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Or try this Rixo mini dress, which features their iconic florals and on-trend ruffles.

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ASOS EDITION cotton trapeze maxi dress, £65, ASOS

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For a laid back look that's still fancy enough for a wedding, go for this maxi dress by ASOS EDITION. 

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Self-Portrait floral print midi dress, £390, Net-A-Porter

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This satin dress by Self-Portrait features vintage florals and a figure-skimming silhouette. It's a timeless style that you'll wear season after season.

Best wedding guest jumpsuits

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Iris and Ink tie-detail jumpsuit, £122, The Outnet

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If you've been invited to a city wedding, Iris & Ink's satin jumpsuit is just the right side of glam and comes in the most exquisite shade of antique rose.

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Ellen navy spot print jumpsuit, £175, L.K. Bennett

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L.K. Bennet's navy polka dot print jumpsuit is made from super soft flowy fabric. Wear it with strappy heels or statement flats.

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Adrianna papell crepe draped jumpsuit, £105, John Lewis

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Adrianna Papell's bright jumpsuit features this season's most in-demand detail - ruffles. We love the flattering fit, which pairs perfectly with block heels.

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JAEGAR crepe jumpsuit, was £150 now £95, Marks & Spencer

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This Jaegar number gives the illusion of a blouse and trousers, but with the ease of a jumpsuit. Genius! Note the waist-enhancing tie belt and leopard print.

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TFNC flared long-sleeve jumpsuit, £65, New Look

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If you prefer a long sleeve jumpsuit, this one from New Look has light, floaty sleeves for summer, offering cooler coverage.

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Pleated bandeau drape detail jumpsuit, £75, Lavish Alice

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This pink Lavish Alice jumpsuit has a flattering fitted cut, drape detail pleated top and bandeau neckline.

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HotSquash wide leg jumpsuit, £119, John Lewis

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This wide-leg jumpsuit is as comfortable as it is stylish. We love it paired with gold jewellery and bright accessories.

Best wedding guest pastel suits

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 Belted tailored blazer, £95, and matching trousers, £75, & Other Stories

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Stand out for all the right reasons in & Other Stories' structured pastel suit. It comes complete with a belted waist and padded shoulders.

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 Tailored suit blazer, £35, and matching trousers, £18, ASOS

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With its blush-hue and slim-fitting silhouette, this ASOS trouser suit is perfect to wear to a wedding this summer.

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Asher linen jacket, £139, and matching trousers, £75, Hobbs

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Light up the room in this pastel yellow Hobbs trouser suit. Made from linen, it will also keep you cool.

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Double-breasted jacket in crinkle crepe, £369, and matching trousers, £179, Boss

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As worn by Irina Shayk last month, you'll be the most stylish wedding guest in this pink slouchy-fit Boss suit. 

PLT-suit

Tailored woven blazer, £29, and matching trousers, £21, PrettyLittleThing

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Pair this PLT tailored suit with a crop top for a chic and modern summer wedding ensemble.

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