Need some wardrobe inspiration for the wedding invites stacking up on your mantlepiece? Look no further than Vogue Scandinavia's round up of dresses to don
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Another bumper wedding season is on the horizon. While there's always the possibility to pair an already well-loved dress with box-fresh shoes and jewels, a nuptials celebration is the very best excuse to invest in a new frock.
Whether beach-bound or black tie, countryside or city centre, there's something to suit all tastes and dress codes in Vogue Scandinavia's line up of the 20 best guess dresses below.
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Immersed in nature, the nature of a garden wedding is, by default, less formal than an indoor wedding and this should be reflected in your look. With this more relaxed dress code, coordinate cohesively with your surrounds by opting for a floral print by Veronica Beard or soft, natural hues like Agua By Agua Bendita's printed linen design.
Leia floral midi dress
Dusk floral minidress
Rotate Birger Christensen
Kimberly printed linen mini dress
Gerbera printed linen maxi dress
Agua By Agua Bendita
Usually they are held on a family estate or a place that has a close connection to the couple, there is something extra special and intimate about countryside weddings. Dress the part with tweed by Sandro, a free flowing checked design by Peony or We Are Kindred's paisley print halter neck style.
Printed slip dress
One-shoulder smocked checked organic cotton-blend maxi dress
Elsa paisley-print midi dress
We Are Kindred
Tweed mini dress
Whether a town hall, museum, library – expect a grand building that is best suited to a cocktail style frock. With less of nature's elements to factor in, practicality doesn't need to be at the forefront of your mind in this case. Opt for fitted, figure-hugging silhouettes like Patrizia Pepe's midi dress, or a crepe de chine creation by Reformation that will fit right in at the bar of a fancy banquet hall.
Baum und Pferdgarten
La robe maille Alca square-neck dress
Front-slit sleeveless midi dress
Melita crepe de chine maxi dress
Whilst beach weddings usually are held in tropical climates a plane ride away, there's a rise in nuptials being held on beaches all around Scandinavian archipelagos. Wherever you are in the world, a beach setting calls for light and romantic colour palettes, like Zimmermann's soft lemon embellished mini dress. Enjoy the freedom that the beach affords in dress materials – with linens and lightweight satins all fair game.
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Sonia printed silk midi dress
SEA New York
Thais printed mesh midi dress w/slit
Imogen cutout hammered-satin midi dress
High Tide embellished linen mini dress
Black tie wedding
A black tie wedding is one of few occasions when it's time to go all out, turning up the glamour to the most high-octane level. Floor-length gowns can be on the cards, but may not be the most appealing for a warm's summer day. Our suggestion: find a design that is cut or draped to tastefully show a little bit of skin, whether it's an off-shoulder silhouette, subtle cut-out, or high slit to show some leg.
Black tie wedding
Embellished strapless midi dress
Sahar one-shoulder draped satin gown
V-neck sleeveless dress
Draped asymmetric dress