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Spring Wedding Wear
Dust off those save-the-dates and start booking your travel plans—the warm winds of April have ushered in spring-wedding season. Inject some color into your guest attire with these six fun trends.
These two-piece dresses are a great option for a downtown cocktail reception. Unexpected embellishments and origami folds keep things interesting, while classic accessories make the look evening-appropriate.
Top left: Jason Wu strapless dress, $1,980; Badgley Mischka Randee Sandal, $199.99; Marc Jacobs Totally Turnlock flap clutch, $178.
Top right: Matthew Williamson block-color beaded shift, $1395; Tory Burch logo clutch, $295; Spiegel Mary Jane pump, $59.
Bottom left: Milly two-piece dress, $360; Ann Taylor Perfect Elle pump, $99; Aldo Dahmer earrings, $15.
Bottom right: Ruche Ascending Pleats One-Shoulder dress, $44.99; Casadei leopard-print pumps, $225; Aqua chainlink stretch bracelet, $38.
The New Florals
If you’ve got a garden wedding to attend, these floral frocks feature playful cuts—and most importantly, they haven’t been patterned to death. The bright colors will keep you smiling all day long.
Top left: Heimstone Arnold Purse, $568; Rebecca Taylor Scarlett Asymmetrical Dress, $325; Prada Criss-Cross Sandal, $620.
Top right: Karen Millen white floral dress, $199; Elizabeth and James Paris T-strap pump, $365; Kenneth Jay Lane large crystal ring, $98.
Bottom left: Modcloth Lola dress, $57.99; Guiseppe Zanotti studded rose thong sandal, $650; Gorjana Willow hoop earring, $65.
Bottom right: Anthropologie Blurred Boundaries dress, $178; Charles David ‘Rip’ Espadrille, $89.95; Mociun gold drop necklace, $335.
Top left: Modcloth Tall, Dark, and Tiered dress, $67.99; Gap crinkle flower T-strap sandals, $27.99; Kendra Scott Chandelier Earrings, $110.
Top right: J. Crew Taryn gown, $395; Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent tribal clutch, $295; Roket Dog ‘Lisbon’ wedge sandals, $44.99.
Bottom left: Single silk-chiffon animal-print dress, $316; Steve Madden ‘Roppee’ sandal, $59.95; Modcloth Here I Go Again purse, $49.99.
Bottom right: Diane von Furstenburg ‘Delha’ maxi dress, $826; Lauren by Ralph Lauren beaded necklace, $178; Michael Kors Thong Sandal, $228.
Top left: See by Chloe Angel Sleeve top, $247.50; 3.1 Philip Lim lace, $450; Forever21 Haute Rosette headband, $9.80; Tibi Firebird pump, $352.
Top right: French Connection Totally Tropical skirt, $118; Arden B. mesh inset top, $44; Rebecca Minkoff Easy Rider date clutch, $375; Chinese Laundry Avalanche shoe, $80.
Bottom left: RM by Roland Mouret Cesar skirt, $444; Modcloth Slow Jin Fizz top, $37.99; J. Rennee ‘Lindy’ Peep toe pump, $79.95; Lulu Guiness lip snakeskin clutch, $341.
Bottom right: Carven Gabardine peplum skirt, $210; Lucky Brand ‘Garden State’ necklace, $99; Donna Karan wrap shirt, $950; Kate Spade Karolina pumps, $298.
Top left: Haute Hippie Rose bubble dress, $447.50; Rose quartz stone earrings, $96; J. Crew Blume printed peep toe, $175.
Top right: Carven Rosette shift dress, $690; Coast New Rose fascinator, $85; Franco Sarto “Napoli” leather pumps, $89.
Bottom left: Forever21 Rose Princess dress, $27.80; Antonio Melani “Rory” Cross-Body bag, $89; Ann Marino Helen Ruffle pump, $49.95.
Bottom right: BCBG Max Azria rosette ruffle cocktail dress, $238; Chinese Laundry Willy Sandal, $49.98; Betsey Johnson bowtiful sequin clutch, $110.
Top left: Modcloth Dream House dress, $54.99; Cocoeve Sequinned back-trimmed pumps, $60; Dsquared2 Crystal Cuff, $529.
Top right: Natasha bandage dress, $299.99; Lauren Merkin Rainbow serpent clutch, $248; Pour La Victoire Belen Sandal, $295.
Bottom left: Vera Wang Lavender shantung dress, $371.25; Carlos by Carlos Santana Believe Mary Jane, $59.95; Black-and-gold crystal snake pin, $19.95.
Bottom right: Forever21 Romantic pleated satin dress, $24.80; Fred Flare Zanzibar bib necklace, $42; Michael Antonio Tiahna sandal, $46.95.
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