What to Wear to the Top 5 Classic Summer Wedding Locations

Summertime is peak wedding season. Some of you may have one or even multiple weddings to attend this summer, and Yahoo Style is here to help you find the perfect dress to wear in celebration of your BFF’s, sibling’s, or relative’s big day.

Every wedding venue is different, and every wedding requires a different dress code. So to help answer the pesky “what am I going to wear?” question, we broke down the top five classic summer wedding destinations and made a shopping guide so you can get the best dress no matter where the wedding may be.

Scroll on and shop 30 dresses in a variety of styles, cuts, and colors that you can wear to your next summer wedding — whether it’s taking place at the beach, in a barn, at a church, at city hall, or simply in the park.

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<p>The perfect dress, no matter the venue. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
What to Wear to the Top 5 Classic Summer Wedding Locations

The perfect dress, no matter the venue. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>If you’re traveling to the beach for a wedding this summer, you can definitely be a bit more daring with your look. Play around with vibrant floral prints and halter-style dresses, and don’t be afraid to show a little skin. After all, you’ll be at the beach, so you might as well have a bit of fun. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Beach wedding

If you’re traveling to the beach for a wedding this summer, you can definitely be a bit more daring with your look. Play around with vibrant floral prints and halter-style dresses, and don’t be afraid to show a little skin. After all, you’ll be at the beach, so you might as well have a bit of fun. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Loft botanic cold-shoulder dress, $85, <a href="https://www.loft.com/botanic-cold-shoulder-dress/433661" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:loft.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">loft.com</a> </p>
Toile for days

Loft botanic cold-shoulder dress, $85, loft.com

<p>DVF printed silk dress with asymmetrical hem, $398, <a href="https://www.stylebop.com/en-us/women/printed-silk-dress-with-asymmetric-hem-271011.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:stylebop.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">stylebop.com</a> </p>
Unexpected vibrancy

DVF printed silk dress with asymmetrical hem, $398, stylebop.com

<p>Zeus + Dione rosa embroidered V-neck silk-blend dress, $730, <a href="http://www.matchesfashion.com/us/products/Zeus-%2B-Dione-Rosa-embroidered-V-neck-silk-blend-dress-1094566" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:matchesfashion.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">matchesfashion.com</a> </p>
Hellenic elegance

Zeus + Dione rosa embroidered V-neck silk-blend dress, $730, matchesfashion.com

<p>Pretty Little Thing floral plunge maxidress, $62, <a href="https://www.prettylittlething.us/cream-floral-plunge-maxi-dress.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:prettylittlething.us" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">prettylittlething.us</a> </p>
Floral and flirty

Pretty Little Thing floral plunge maxidress, $62, prettylittlething.us

<p>Red Valentino passion flower-print cotton dress, $358,<a href="http://www.redvalentino.com/us/dress_cod12005619xu.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:redvalentino.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> redvalentino.com</a> </p>
Simple style

Red Valentino passion flower-print cotton dress, $358, redvalentino.com

<p>Cinq à Sept goldie dress, $695<a href="http://www.fwrd.com/product-goldie-dress/CINF-WD27/?d=Womens&itrownum=2&itcurrpage=1&itview=01" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:, fwrd.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">, fwrd.com</a> </p>
Modern lines

Cinq à Sept goldie dress, $695, fwrd.com

<p>If the wedding you are attending happens to be in a barn, might we suggest opting for a simple, understated look. In particular, pastel-color dresses complement the rustic feel of barn venues. Of course, you can still choose a dress that has subtle stylistic details, like a few ruffles or a muted floral print. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Barn wedding

If the wedding you are attending happens to be in a barn, might we suggest opting for a simple, understated look. In particular, pastel-color dresses complement the rustic feel of barn venues. Of course, you can still choose a dress that has subtle stylistic details, like a few ruffles or a muted floral print. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Elizabeth and James jericho double spaghetti-strap maxidress in Blush, $395, <a href="http://www.neimanmarcus.com/Elizabeth-and-James-Jericho-Double-Spaghetti-Strap-Maxi-Dress-Blush-Elizabeth-and-James/prod199760083_cat14610736__/p.prod?icid=&searchType=EndecaDrivenCat&rte=%252Fcategory.jsp%253FitemId%253Dcat14610736%2526pageSize%253D30%2526Nao%253D0%2526refinements%253D&eItemId=prod199760083&cmCat=product" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:neimanmarcus.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">neimanmarcus.com</a> </p>
The perfect blush

Elizabeth and James jericho double spaghetti-strap maxidress in Blush, $395, neimanmarcus.com

<p>Lily Ashwell aurora bespoke wedding, $550, <a href="https://www.lilyashwell.com/collections/wedding/products/aurora-bespoke-wedding" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:lilyashwell.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">lilyashwell.com</a> </p>
Kimono-inspired

Lily Ashwell aurora bespoke wedding, $550, lilyashwell.com

<p>Boohoo olivia ruffle-tier western-strap maxidress, $44, <a href="http://us.boohoo.com/olivia-ruffle-tier-western-strap-maxi-dress/DZZ57468.html?color=198" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:boohoo.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">boohoo.com</a> </p>
Western influence

Boohoo olivia ruffle-tier western-strap maxidress, $44, boohoo.com

<p>Rebecca Taylor sleeveless Moonlight Garden poplin wrap dress, $495, <a href="http://www.rebeccataylor.com/sleeveless-moonlight-garden-poplin-wrap-dress/317924D442.html?dwvar_317924D442_color=SKBLNA&cgid=dresses-and-jumpsuits#start=1" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:rebeccataylor.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">rebeccataylor.com</a> </p>
A floral wrap

Rebecca Taylor sleeveless Moonlight Garden poplin wrap dress, $495, rebeccataylor.com

<p>J.Crew short-sleeve shirtdress, $98, <a href="https://www.jcrew.com/p/womens_category/dresses/day/shortsleeve-shirtdress/G7967?color_name=kelly-green" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:jcrew.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">jcrew.com</a> </p>
Classic and casual

J.Crew short-sleeve shirtdress, $98, jcrew.com

<p>Fame and Partners high places dress, $259, <a href="https://www.fameandpartners.com/dresses/dress-high-places-592?color=coral" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:fameandpartners.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">fameandpartners.com</a> </p>
Muted elegance

Fame and Partners high places dress, $259, fameandpartners.com

<p>If you’re planning to attend a traditional church wedding this summer, we suggest choosing a feminine, classic-style dress that is suitable for the daytime — light colors are key. You should be a bit more conservative in your dress silhouette, so flashy styles and bold prints aren’t the best fit, but that doesn’t mean you need to be covered from head to toe either. Think on-trend but classic. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Church wedding

If you’re planning to attend a traditional church wedding this summer, we suggest choosing a feminine, classic-style dress that is suitable for the daytime — light colors are key. You should be a bit more conservative in your dress silhouette, so flashy styles and bold prints aren’t the best fit, but that doesn’t mean you need to be covered from head to toe either. Think on-trend but classic. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>& Other Stories wrap dress, $115, <a href="http://www.stories.com/us/Ready-to-wear/Dresses/Wrap_Dress/582938-0519410002.2" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:stories.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">stories.com</a> </p>
A pastel wrap dress

& Other Stories wrap dress, $115, stories.com

<p>Cinq à Sept Shaik Cutout Button-Embellished Crepe Midi Dress, $298, theoutnet.com </p>
Fashion-forward

Cinq à Sept Shaik Cutout Button-Embellished Crepe Midi Dress, $298, theoutnet.com

<p>Weddington Way juliette dress, $195, <a href="https://www.weddingtonway.com/products/ww-juliette-blush?google_shopping&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Shopping%20-%20Beta%20-%20US&utm_keyword=&utm_device=c&uuid=8B373D88-C45B-452A-A6AD-36231484B368" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:weddingtonway.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">weddingtonway.com</a> </p>
Floor-length and fun

Weddington Way juliette dress, $195, weddingtonway.com

<p>Boohoo thea floral-tie-back midi skate dress, $50, <a href="http://us.boohoo.com/thea-foral-tie-back-midi-skate-dress/DZZ45086.html?color=144" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:boohoo.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">boohoo.com</a> </p>
Short and chic

Boohoo thea floral-tie-back midi skate dress, $50, boohoo.com

<p>Monique Lhuillier isabel sateen cold-shoulder gown, $300, <a href="http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/monique-lhuillier-bridesmaids-isabel-sateen-cold-shoulder-gown-nordstrom-exclusive/4696068?origin=category-personalizedsort&fashioncolor=ROSE" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:nordstrom.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">nordstrom.com</a> </p>
The classic gown

Monique Lhuillier isabel sateen cold-shoulder gown, $300, nordstrom.com

<p>Cushnie et Ochs silk crepe dress, $673, <a href="http://www.fwrd.com/product-silk-crepe-dress/CUSH-WD122/?d=Womens&itrownum=4&itcurrpage=1&itview=01" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:fwrd.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">fwrd.com</a> </p>
Modern lines

Cushnie et Ochs silk crepe dress, $673, fwrd.com

<p>If you’re heading to city hall for a wedding, keep your look on the conservative side, simple and sweet. We suggest opting for dresses that have a feminine feel without showing too much skin, whether that’s through a ruffled sleeve, a tie-neck scarf, or a draped dress silhouette. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
City hall wedding

If you’re heading to city hall for a wedding, keep your look on the conservative side, simple and sweet. We suggest opting for dresses that have a feminine feel without showing too much skin, whether that’s through a ruffled sleeve, a tie-neck scarf, or a draped dress silhouette. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Joseph beck sleeveless dress, $419, <a href="https://www.stylebop.com/en-us/women/beck-sleeveless-dress-270944.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:stylebop.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">stylebop.com</a> </p>
Conservative and classic

Joseph beck sleeveless dress, $419, stylebop.com

<p>Cos woven waterfall dress, $125,<a href="http://www.cosstores.com/us/Women/Dresses/Woven_waterfall_dress/46881-27924033.1#c-15133331" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:cosstores.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> cosstores.com</a> </p>
Merry and bright

Cos woven waterfall dress, $125, cosstores.com

<p>French Connection via drape capped-sleeve minidress, $85, <a href="https://usa.frenchconnection.com/product/woman-collections-dresses/71hpy/nia-drape-capped-sleeve-mini-dress.htm" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:frenchconnection.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">frenchconnection.com</a> </p>
Draped and mini

French Connection via drape capped-sleeve minidress, $85, frenchconnection.com

<p>Mikael Aghal ruffled chiffon dress, $360, <span>theoutnet.com</span> </p>
Classic look

Mikael Aghal ruffled chiffon dress, $360, theoutnet.com

<p>Topshop embellished midi pencil dress, $180, <a href="http://us.topshop.com/en/tsus/product/clothing-70483/dresses-70497/embellished-midi-pencil-dress-6667199?bi=153&ps=20" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:topshop.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">topshop.com</a> </p>
Simple flair

Topshop embellished midi pencil dress, $180, topshop.com

<p>Simply Vera Wang asymmetrical shift dress, $34,<a href="https://www.kohls.com/product/prd-2776402/petite-simply-vera-vera-wang-pleated-asymmetrical-shift-dress.jsp?prdPV=66" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:kohls.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> kohls.com</a> </p>
Asymmetrical angles

Simply Vera Wang asymmetrical shift dress, $34, kohls.com

<p>If you’re going to the park for a summertime wedding, this is your chance to embrace the warm weather and go for bright bold statement looks that will shine outdoors. Go for big ruffles, dramatic prints, color-blocking, and statement sleeves. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Park wedding

If you’re going to the park for a summertime wedding, this is your chance to embrace the warm weather and go for bright bold statement looks that will shine outdoors. Go for big ruffles, dramatic prints, color-blocking, and statement sleeves. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Ganni harness floral-print silk crepe de chine wrap dress, $440, <a href="https://www.net-a-porter.com/us/en/product/884254?cm_mmc=polyvoreUS-desktop-_-cpc-_-day%20dresses-_-https://www.net-a-porter.com/us/en/product/884254" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:net-a-porter.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">net-a-porter.com</a> </p>
Gorgeous florals

Ganni harness floral-print silk crepe de chine wrap dress, $440, net-a-porter.com

<p>Sandro-Paris asymmetrical dress with ruffles, $235, <a href="http://us.sandro-paris.com/en/womens/dresses/asymmetric-dress-with-ruffles/R5107E.html?dwvar_R5107E_color=4785" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:sandro-paris.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">sandro-paris.com</a> </p>
One-shoulder ruffles

Sandro-Paris asymmetrical dress with ruffles, $235, sandro-paris.com

<p>Zara minidress with ruffled sleeves, $50,<a href="https://www.zara.com/us/en/collection-aw-17/woman/dresses/mini-dress-with-ruffled-sleeves-c269185p4652587.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:zara.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> zara.com</a> </p>
Statement sleeves

Zara minidress with ruffled sleeves, $50, zara.com

<p>Self-Portrait cutout Guipure lace and broderie anglaise cotton dress, $510, <a href="https://www.net-a-porter.com/us/en/product/889628/Self_Portrait/cutout-guipure-lace-and-broderie-anglaise-cotton-dress" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:net-a-porter.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">net-a-porter.com</a> </p>
Cute cutouts

Self-Portrait cutout Guipure lace and broderie anglaise cotton dress, $510, net-a-porter.com

<p>Sies Marjan Silk crepe maxidress, $1,695,<span>barneys.com</span>“&gt; barneys.com </p>
Avant-garde angles

Sies Marjan Silk crepe maxidress, $1,695,barneys.com“> barneys.com

<p>Caroline Constas artemis off-the-shoulder tiered poplin dress, $695, <a href="http://www.neimanmarcus.com/Caroline-Constas-Artemis-Off-The-Shoulder-Tiered-Poplin-Dress-Caroline-Constas/prod197970231_cat60640750__/p.prod?icid=&searchType=EndecaDrivenCat&rte=%252Fcategory.jsp%253FitemId%253Dcat60640750%2526pageSize%253D30%2526Nao%253D0%2526refinements%253D&eItemId=prod197970231&cmCat=product" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:neimanmarcus.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">neimanmarcus.com</a> </p>
High-low ruffles

Caroline Constas artemis off-the-shoulder tiered poplin dress, $695, neimanmarcus.com

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