23 Summer Bridesmaid Dresses We Love

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summer bridesmaid dresses
Emily Burns
by Emily Burns
Updated Jul 06, 2021
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With the start of summer comes the start of our favorite time of year: wedding season. If you're planning a summer wedding, it's also time to pick your bridesmaid dresses. Say goodbye to dark colors and heavy fabrics and hello to pastels and flowy gowns for your wedding day. Whether you're looking for spaghetti straps or long sleeves, chiffon or silk, beading or other embellishments, we've got you covered on all of the best summer bridesmaid dresses perfect for warmer weather. (After all, we don't want your wedding party sweating on the dance floor.) Check out our list of the 23 best summer bridesmaid dresses below.

Reformation Violet Dress

reformation off the shoulder white summer bridesmaid dress

Do you want your wedding to feel like an episode of Bridgerton? Look no further. The sweetheart neckline, ruched bodice and off-the-shoulder straps are sure to make your bridesmaids feel like Regency Era heroines.

The Dessy Group V-Neck Halter Chiffon Maxi Dress

the dessy group burnt orange summer bridesmaid dress

You can never go wrong with a halter neckline; they flatter the neck and shoulders and work for a variety of bust sizes. This one also features an open back detail that is sure to turn some heads.

Adrianna Papell Printed Chiffon Gown in Ivory

adrianna papell floral summer bridesmaid dress

This dress features the floral print of our garden party dreams. An extra flowy skirt and ruffled sleeves make for an especially romantic look.

David's Bridal Satin Spaghetti Strap Cowl Neck Midi Bridesmaid Dress

david's bridal red summer bridesmaid midi dress

If you're looking for a shorter hemline, this crepe, satin midi dress is the one for you. The adjustable spaghetti straps make it comfortable for a variety of bust sizes and the cowl neck detail is stunning (especially with a simple pendant necklace). Did we mention this one has pockets?

ASOS Cami Pleated Tulle Maxi Dress

asos tulle light pink summer bridesmaid dress

This flowy, tulle gown with a plunging v-neck and dipped back is made for twirling. And the pastel pink color is subtle, so it'll work with a variety of wedding dresses.

Teri Jon One-Shoulder Jacquard Rouched Side-Peplum Dress

saks fifth avenue cream one shoulder summer bridesmaid dress

If you're looking for a dressier short bridesmaid dress option, consider this knee-length, one-shoulder option in sparkly jacquard. The unique, one-sided peplum detail is a standout detail.

11 Honoré Nia Dress

11 honore grey blue summer bridesmaid dress

This silky midi-length gown features a high slit and asymmetrical hemline making it perfect for dancing the night away. Plus, the v-neck line is über-flattering, while the thick straps offer added support.

Show Me Your Mumu Samantha Ruffle Wrap Dress

show me your mumu cream summer bridesmaid dress with ruffles and short sleeves

This flouncy, flirty mock wrap dress features silky ruffles that will photograph beautifully. This gown also includes an extra tie across the back so the straps won't fall down plus a high-low hemline—so you can tear up the dance floor unencumbered.

WRAY Bianca Dress

wray orange one shoulder summer bridesmaid dress

We love the vibrant orange shade of this one-shoulder, silky ensemble. The showstopping color and loose fit on this bridesmaid dress are ideal for a more casual summer wedding. And the spaghetti straps add additional support.

Reformation Carrara Dress

reformation green summer bridesmaid dress with bow

Green is the "it" hue of summer and what better way to get in on this trend than with your bridesmaid dresses? The double bows not only add beautiful detail, but they also act as added support across the bust on this sleeveless option.

White by Vera Wang Short Halter Bridesmaid Dress

david's bridal vera wang light pink short summer bridesmaid dress

Shorter bridesmaid dresses and summer weddings go hand in hand. The extra flowy skirt on this mini dress is perfect for hitting the dance floor. Plus, the simple halter style and short hemline mean your bridal party can wear this over and over. Amp up this classic dress with embellished heels.

ASOS Maya Bridesmaid Halter Neck Midi Tulle Dress

asos tan summer midi bridesmaid dress with glitter

It's all in the details—and that's precisely why we love this we love this glittery bridesmaid dress. The sleeveless sequin halter top and flowy tulle skirt are totally boho glam. Plus, the tea length skirt is perfect for dancing the night away.

Sachin & Babi Sherri Gown

11 honore blue summer bridesmaid dress with long sleeves

If you're planning a beach wedding, then this is the perfect bridesmaid gown for your day. The navy blue, boho floral print screams summer in the Mediterranean, and the tie at the waist creates a beautiful hourglass silhouette.

Vone Dira Dress

rent the runway burnt orange one shoulder summer bridesmaid dress

This one is perfect for the fashion-forward bride. Your bridal party will be strut down the aisle in this structured, asymmetrical midi dress.

The Dessy Group Bella Bridesmaid Dress

the dessy group maroon strapless summer bridesmaid dress

You can't go wrong with a simple strapless gown. This crepe maxi dress also features a slit for some added detail and comes in 34 different colors. We love the fuschia for a vibrant, summer wedding. And if you're torn on which color to pick, The Dessy Group offers free swatches.

Theia Gold Kaylee Gown

rent the runway gold sequin summer bridesmaid dress

This short sleeve, gold sequin gown is absolutely everything for a black tie affair in warmer weather. Plus, this option is also available in maternity sizes.

Show Me Your Mumu Marie Sweetheart Maxi Dress

show me your mumu light blue summer bridesmaid maxi dress with short sleeves

If Cinderella is your favorite princess, you may want to consider this dusty blue gown. The sweetheart neckline and cap sleeves are fit for a royal wedding. The waistline is also delicately cinched by a detachable sash.

David's Bridal Flutter Sleeve Bridesmaid Dress with Cascade

david's bridal sage summer bridesmaid dress with short sleeves

If you are having trouble deciding or want your girls to wear their favorite color, this affordable bridesmaid dress is a great option. It comes in over 40 colors and thanks to a v-neck and flutter sleeves, is also a universally flattering silhouette.

Tadashi Shoji Miho Garden Gown

tadashi shoji green and pink summer bridesmaid dress with lace

Is there any fabric more romantic than lace? Definitely not. And striking gown features a vibrant, botanical-inspired lace overlay. If you're looking for color, texture and pattern, this is the perfect bridesmaid dress for your summer wedding.

Fame & Partners Cobalt Kira Dress

rent the runway royal blue summer bridesmaid dress with tie and ruffles

Jetting off to a tropical destination? We can't get enough of this cobalt blue bridesmaid dresses for summer weddings on the sand. Pair this with strappy sandals for the perfect destination wedding look.

Reformation Winslow Dress

reformation cream summer bridesmaid dress with tie and short sleeves

We'll say it again and again: Comfort is key to a happy wedding party. This gown is adjustable to allow room for you to breathe and the loose, wrap style will make sure your friends don't get too sweaty on the dance floor.

David's Bridal Squared Tank Lace Up Chiffon Bridesmaid Dress

david's bridal burnt orange summer bridesmaid dress with square tank

The square neckline on this long bridesmaid dress is timeless—and just so happens to be one of the hottest fashion trends in wedding fashion right now. Plus, a lace-up back gives your maids the look of a backless gown, with added support. Your girls will definitely wear this stunner again.

Adrianna Papell Savannah One Shoulder Chiffon Pleated Dress

adrianna papell pink one shoulder summer bridesmaid dress

This pleated, one shoulder gown is a true classic. The flowy chiffon fabric is perfect for twirling, and the allover pleats have serious Greek goddess vibes. Bonus: It also comes in several summery, pastel shades.

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