You’re engaged, you’re in full-summer mode, and you’ve got 2021 nuptials on the brain. Time to curate the perfect garden soiree wedding! We are head-over-heels for this boho + vintage-inspired editorial from this month’s Bridal Guide—starring our very own Emiliano gown accessorized by all things dreamy, decadent, sweet, and (of course!) summer-ready.
Keep scrolling for more warm-weather wedding dresses and style inspo for this nature-inspired wedding theme. Then head over to our Pinterest gallery to pin your favorite moods. Cheers to your best summer ever!
Boho Bridal Gown for a Garden Wedding: Stevie by Maggie Sottero
First up, we present flirty, bohemian, and vintage-inspired Stevie by Maggie Sottero—a cold-shoulder bishop sleeve wedding dress for a light and summery bridal aesthetic. These bell cuffs are a lovely statement unto themselves. But this bridal gown would also pair easily with an oversized flower crown, chandelier earrings, or a delicate necklace.
And of course, in honor of this gown’s namesake, complete your garden soiree wedding with live music and a poetry reading inspired by Ms. Nicks herself!
Garden Soiree Wedding Dress with 3-D Florals: Cruz by Sottero and Midgley
Florals are a big part of any wedding, but a true garden soiree calls for major floral fabulous-ity. Elevate your bridal look with three-dimensional lace, á la this sexy fit-and-flare Cruz by Sottero and Midgley decked out in delicate petal motifs and shimmery embroidery.
Treat yourself to big tropical blooms for a bold statement. Or amp up the texture and shimmer with a hand-tied bouquet of ribbons and wildflowers. Yours will be the garden event of the season!
Affordable Bridal Gown for a Garden Soiree Wedding: Minerva by Rebecca Ingram
If you’re planning a chic and simple celebration, let us direct you to our Rebecca Ingram line, AKA elegant wedding dresses at exceptional prices. A gorgeous wedding gown like Minerva features embroidered lace motifs and breezy layering.
It’s all things dreamy and romantic, but still perfectly plausible for your budget. Lush-ify your reception with DIY bouquets and a potluck banquet table, and you’ll be set for endless summer!
For more floral wedding dress inspo, see our blog: 14 Floral Wedding Dresses for Your Whimsical Celebration.
Lace Summer Wedding Dresses: Raphael and Raphael Dawn by Maggie Sottero
Cheers to summer wedding dress magic! Depending on your seasonal conditions, you may opt for sleeveless, á la Raphael Dawn by Maggie Sottero (featuring a flattering V-neckline and V-back), or lightweight coverage in sister-style Raphael (featuring illusion sleeves and soft lace embellishments).
Either wedding dress adapts easily for a backyard garden soiree wedding or nature-inspired celebration, and looks extra flattering for your preferred coverage and support. Divine!
Relaxed Bridal Dress for a Garden Soiree Wedding: Canterbury Marie by Sottero and Midgley
Leaning toward the effortless end of the bridal spectrum? Say hello to our romantic sheath wedding dress Canterbury Marie featuring delicate pearl embellishments and shimmery textured lace.
Keep your look chic and summery with minimal accessories and an easy-breezy reception aesthetic. Or go full bombshell with voluminous hair and statement jewelry.
Off-the-Shoulder Wedding Dress for a Summer Celebration: Emiliano by Maggie Sottero
For soft and sexy romance, consider an off-the-shoulder wedding dress in lace and illusion. This one-of-a-kind wedding gown hugs your curves and shows off your silhouette but is still perfectly chic and comfy for an outdoor celebration.
Bridal Guide styled Emiliano with vintage-inspired accessories and whimsical palettes—everything you need for garden soiree wedding magic!
Affordable Garden Soiree Wedding Gown : Priscilla by Rebecca Ingram
Say hello to soft and stylish romance at the perfect price! Lace and tulle A-line Priscilla is designed to fit and flatter without sabotaging your summer wedding budget.
Add a floral crown for a flirty festival vibe or go soft and classic with a low updo and shimmery hairpiece. However you style it, you’ll feel like a summer goddess in this breezy and lightweight design!
Flattering Wedding Dresses for Garden Soirees: Zareen and Zareen Lynette by Maggie Sottero
Love the 3-D motif trend? Looking for something truly flattering? Head to a boutique near you to try on these divine floral wedding dresses in beaded lace and illusion bodice details.
Sexy Bridal Dress for a Garden Soirees Wedding: Roanne and Roanne Rose by Maggie Sottero
Nothing beats dreamy illusion layers for a sweet and sexy bridal look! Featuring a unique crisscross illusion neckline and a layered tulle skirt, Roanne (lined bodice) and Roanne Rose (unlined bodice) offer the perfect combo of elegance and romance in a dance-floor-ready silhouette.
These wedding gowns are easy to wear for summer, flattering on a variety of body types, and perfectly on trend for 2021 celebrations. Irresistible!
Loving these chic and stylish wedding dresses for a garden soiree wedding? Head to a boutique near you to book your bridal appointment and order your meant-to-be gown! And in the meantime, if you’re looking for more fabulous nature-inspired wedding inspo, head to our gallery of wedding dresses, accessories, and reception décor in this Garden Wedding Styled Shoot.
Another huge thanks to Bridal Guide for this divine inspiration board for a fresh and flirty outdoor wedding. Stay tuned to our blog for upcoming features and galleries for the season!