18 Summer Wedding Dresses

Planning a warm weather wedding? From light summer dresses in timeless silhouettes to unexpected gown alternatives, we’ve gathered summer style inspiration for the classic June wedding, the bride dreaming of oceanfront vows, and everyone in-between.

When it comes to selecting summer bridal dresses, most brides start by considering factors like location, formality, and the forecast for the big day. (That’s especially important if you’re a summer bride planning to say ‘I do’ outdoors!) After that, your personal style should take the lead when choosing a summer wedding dress. Ballgowns, bohemian details, and even trend-setting separates—the best wedding dresses for summer showcase your unique personality.

BEACH & BEYOND

For a beachy ceremony or far-flung destination wedding, raise your away game with beautifully simple summer wedding dresses that are easy to pack and
effortless to wear.

Tadashi Shoji Vista Gown

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Allover graphic lace adds bohemian appeal to this figure-hugging gown with a sophisticated high neck. A top applied hemline makes tailoring a breeze before the big day.

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Willowby by Watters Heartleaf Gown

A scattering of floral embroidery and delicate flutter sleeves make this fit-and-flare gown a bohemian dream. Choose from timeless ivory embroidery or a rainbow of colorful blooms.

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Chic Wedding Dress with Draped Cowl Back

Giving us all of the modern royal vibes is this chic wedding dress from Martina Liana. The clean silhouette of stretch crepe with comfort fit lining offers maximum comfort for an effortless feel, while curved linear seaming throughout the front and back provide structure and shape to enhance your figure. The high-halter neckline is high-fashion and all-regal, following into a stunning cowl detail in back with a slight peek-a-boo element. Fabric-covered buttons run the length of the back and through the short, supple train for an elevated and utterly refined bridal finish.

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Ball Gown Wedding Dresses

Dreaming of a statement dress and a July wedding? You can have both with ballgowns in lightweight fabrics, which keep a voluminous silhouette cool and comfortable on even the hottest days.

Classic Princess Ballgown with High Sparkle

Sparkle-loving stunners, it’s the ballgown you’ve all been waiting for. This dazzling gown begins with a heavily encrusted bodice with silver beading throughout the elaborate, textured laces—placed in such a way that draws in the waist and defines the figure. The laces effortlessly extend from the bodice onto the full tulle skirt, featuring layers of glitter tulle for a high shine. A beaded trim along the open, scooped back creates a clean line that shows a little skin, for a hint of shimmer at every turn. The multiple layers of tulle run the length of the whisper-soft yet extravagant train, complete with hints of lace appliqués at the hem for a final touch of luxury. This gown is also available in plus sizes.

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Maggie Sottero BALL GOWN WEDDING DRESS

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Dreamy lace and tulle combine to create this princess ball gown wedding dress, with a romantic sweetheart neckline, and delicate Swarovski crystal belt accenting the waist. Finished with crystal buttons over zipper and inner corset closure.

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Sleeved tulle wedding dress with illusion lace

A statement-making style, this sleeved wedding dress with illusion tulle from Essense of Australia was made for your perfectly-romantic wedding day. A deep V-neckline – complete with organic lace edging – is accented beautifully with long lace sleeves. Featuring lace detailing, the tulle sleeves of this wedding dress are a completely-feminine addition to this tulle style. The lace bodice of this gown is highlighted with a 1.5” beaded grosgrain belt – in your choice of silver or gold Diamante embellishments – that slims the waist and adds a hint of glamour to this tulle wedding dress. Layers of tulle add drama and dimension to the front of this gown and are adorned with luxe, lace details. The back of this gown zips up under sparkling crystal buttons. This beautiful wedding dress with lace sleeves is available in plus sizes.

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Bridal Jumpsuit

For the summer bride seeking a modern gown alternative, sleek jumpsuits are an adventurous option that’s still wedding ready.

Jill Stuart Tara Jumpsuit

A modern pick for engagement parties and bridal showers, this elegant jumpsuit pairs a high neck top in lustrous charmeuse with wide-legged crepe pants. We also love it as a sophisticated reception look!

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Saylor Janae Jumpsuit

The sleek lines of this tailored jumpsuit gain a playful edge thanks to the floaty feathers that adorn its strapless bodice.

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Burning Torch Monro Jumpsuit

Golden embellishments make this wide-legged jumpsuit fit for a goddess, while a tie detail offers an extra touch of dramatic flair.

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Bohemian Wedding Dresses

Bohemian details, like allover lace and dramatic bell sleeves, accent fluid silhouettes for summer dress styles that are equal parts laid-back and romantic.

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Dazzle your guests in this boho glam fit and flare dress. Allover Chantilly lace is accented with beaded Appliqués for the perfect amount of sparkle. Thin beaded straps lead into a sexy low back. Jersey and shapewear mesh lining keep you comfortable while defining your curves.

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Off The Shoulder A-Line Dress with Allover Beaded Lace

Boho chic describes this off the shoulder A-line gown. The neckline and bodice with exposed boning are flattering on any shape. The unique lace photographs beautifully, and is accented with beading and sequins throughout for hints of sparkle. The look is completed with a horsehair hem.

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Bohemian Princess Wedding Dress

Where soft romance meets a sense of adventure, the Raven gown delivers radiant bridal style with a head-turning twist. This stunning combination of lace and tulle offers a soft floral feel throughout, with flourishing organic patterns in a combination of vine-like leaves and decadent blooms shower over the A-line silhouette—popping boldly against the neutral layer beneath for a strong negative space effect. The bodice features a higher, straight across neckline with detachable off-the-shoulder straps for a bohemian princess vibe—the perfect accompaniment to the sheer, corset-inspired bodice with visible boning for a figure-flattering linear effect. Available beaded or unbeaded, you have the option to take your princess-inspired wedding look even further with a subtle, iridescent glow. As the wider-cut A-line skirt falls into a short, manageable train, the Raven wedding dress captures your truly natural and whimsical bridal style that is casual and effortless, yet utterly exquisite.

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Bridal Separates and Two Piece Dresses

Another unique gown alternative, chic bridal separates let you build a custom look—and show off your shape, too.

Two Piece Wedding Dress

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Evasé skirt in tulle with chapel train

Minimalist sheath skirt cut in soft, thin tulle with a gently draped effect.

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Everly

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Designed for the uncomplicated modern romantic, the Everly two-piece exudes femininity, sophistication and fun. Fusing a luxurious stretch lace off-the-shoulder crop top with a fitted mermaid skirt. The Everly was made for the woman who wants an effortlessly sexy and impactful wedding gown that is comfortable and easy to wear.

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Lace & Beaded Wedding Dresses

Inspired by the season’s vibrant gardens, graphic floral lace lends an elegant balance of feminine softness and whimsical detail to summer wedding gowns.

Willowby by Watters Heartleaf Gown

A scattering of floral embroidery and delicate flutter sleeves make this fit-and-flare gown a bohemian dream. Choose from timeless ivory embroidery or a rainbow of colorful blooms.

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Lace Wedding Dress with Detachable Sleeves

Fulfill your heart’s wildest desires in this remarkable mermaid wedding dress. Designed to hug every curve, the form fitting bodice and mermaid silhouette not only makes you look sumptuous but also highlights a more elongated form. Be swept away with this piece’s simplistic beauty! Timeless and romantic, it will have you feeling all the love and passion just by slipping it on. The bodice adorns a sweetheart neckline partnered with an illusion open back for a precious and angelic appeal as you walk down the aisle. Say I do in this royalty worthy wedding dress that is just absolutely jaw dropping. Taking the eyes, on a marvelous journey the form fitting bodice cascades down to the floor effortlessly and highlights your figure in all the right places. Finished with a phenomenal semi-cathedral train, begin forever in a dress that is the epitome of the expression of love.

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Tiered Cascade Skirt Wedding Gown with Off-The-Shoulder Sleeves

Make a grand entrance on your wedding day with a gown that is straight out of a fairytale. This royal inspired piece will surely bring out your dreaming romantic at heart. Look absolutely divine with this grand ball gown wedding dress. The bodice carries a soft sweetheart neckline which seamlessly flows into marvelous off the shoulder straps that give a soft and romantic appeal. Moreover, it highlights your neck and shoulders and adds elements of sexy and sultry. Flowing from the natural waistline the skirt flows down in layers of Tulle and Net that cascade almost effortlessly onto the floor, live the dream and feel as though you are floating down the aisle with the out of this world stand out style that this ball gown offers. All these elements melt together beautifully to create a look that highlights the frame through a grand silhouette. Feel the magic and savor every moment for a day that marks the day two souls become one.

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