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What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

Temperatures are heating up and so is wedding season. Figuring out special occasion attire in warmer months can present some dilemmas: How do you combat heat and humidity and still look put together? How much skin is too much? What, exactly, do you wear to a wedding in the sand? From black-tie to beach weddings, we've found some summer-appropriate dresses you can buy right now.

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What to Wear to a Black-Tie Wedding

Silk strapless dress, $485, NicoleMiller.com; embellished strapless dress, $209, Betsy and Adam, LordandTaylor.com; beaded dress, $350, Pins & Needles, Bloomingdales.com

For longer dress silhouettes, it’s important to choose airy, flowing fabrics, like silk and chiffon, in warmer months. Vibrant colors, like fuchsia and coral, and unexpected textures, like gold foil, add a summery twist to formal-length gowns.

See More: Real Weddings: Summer