Many brides choose the summer months of July and August for their wedding with hopes and dreams of a perfect blue sky day. The big question is what is the right dress. For sure Floaty lightweight dresses and cool fabrics should be kept in mind when dress shopping. Here are some tips to help you when considering various options: Grecian – well you can never go wrong with a Grecian style dress on an island wedding. Floaty & lightweight and a utter classic.
Versatility -Look for a dress that has the option of a shrug or bolero to cover your shoulders. This can be useful to keep the sun from burning your shoulders as well as a cover up if the day into evening gets chilly. Why not consider an eyelet fabric style dress? Eyelet is the summer fabric, so once you tack it onto a wedding dress you've got a gown ready for its moment in the sun!
Natural fabrics - Consider silk when you’re looking for a wedding dress for the summer. Silk is breathable and will keep you cooler if the weather gets sticky, as well as looking gorgeous at an outdoors celebration Sheer fabrics are also a great idea, and huge at the moment, and it's especially welcome in the warmer months. Taking the ethereal romance of a sheer dress makes for a high fashion moment you've always dreamt of. Don’t rule out lace - By its very nature, lace is full of holes but some types of lace can be heavy and warm to wear. Try a lighter Chantilly style lace for a cool soft romantic look in mid-summer.
Keep moving - Silk organza or chiffon will move beautifully in a summer breeze, creating a dreamy soft and billowing look. You can keep it simple or choose a dress with a bold detail. Fringe is probably the most fun wedding dress detail out there.
Avoid Fitted Mermaid - The fitted mermaid dress could be considered too red carpet a look for an outdoor summer wedding. This is also a very warm choice as your legs will be close together. Try going for a looser, softer cuts and styles. We hope you like our top choices for Wedding Dresses for The Greek Islands! Dresses: Oscar De la Renta // J Mendel // Janita Toerien // Mara Hoffman // Pronovias // Reem Acra // Rosa Clara Images from: Pinterest // Brides // Mandy Busby // Confetti Day Dreams