Options of What to Wear to an Outdoor Summer Wedding

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Summer Weddings for the 50's, 60's, & 70's

Options of What to Wear to an Outdoor Summer Wedding

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Ahhh weddings.  A wonderful time to celebrate love, good feelings and friends.  Yet it can also be a time for stressing out over what to wear.  Since we think of a wedding as a dressy & somewhat formal affair, the apparel of choice is commonly a dress or skirt for women.

For this post’s theme of an outdoor wedding, this could certainly be the exception to that thinking.  However, I decided to keep with the dressier theme, although I did have us all wear flats.  Of course, the venue of the outdoor wedding is an important factor to consider and can certainly dictate the appropriate footwear!

What to WEar to an Outdoor wedding Summer Weddings for the 50's, 60's, & 70's

50’s Summer Wedding: Thanks to my friend, Linda, for this dress.  I had always said I would never wear a maxi dress, but when she offered me this one, I decided to change my mind.  Writing this blog (and thus reading a ton of blogs) has taught me never to say never in fashion!

Dress: Boston Proper (similar here)~~Sandals: Merona (similar here)~~Necklace: (similar here)~~Bracelet: Bauble Bar (similar here)~~Earrings: (similar here)

Summer Wedding floral Dress for 60+ women Summer Weddings for the 50's, 60's, & 70's

60’s Summer Wedding: Nancy and I went shopping a month ago and scored all three dresses she’ll be wearing for this series!  Isn’t this floral one just so pretty and perfect for the summer?

Dress: Liz Claiborne (similar here)~~Shoes: Etienne Aigner (similar here)~~Bracelets: (similar here & here)~~Earrings: (similar here)~~Watch: (similar here)

Wearing Separates to an outdoor wedding for Women over 70 Summer Weddings for the 50's, 60's, & 70's

70’s Summer Wedding: My mom actually doesn’t have as many dresses as she has separates, so we went with a floral skirt!  The cardigan is quite lightweight and more for arm coverage.

Skirt: Carol Anderson (similar here)~~Cardigan: Coldwater Creek (similar here)~~Tank under: Sara Stephen (similar here)~~Shoes: Michael Finelli (similar here)~~Scarf: Mom made it from leftover material from the skirt when she shortened it (similar here)~~Earrings: (similar here)~~Bracelet: (similar here)~~Ring: (similar here)

Thanks for the love and support!  Do you wear a dress to an outdoor wedding?

Photography by Kari Strand Photography

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Since I love shopping, I found some other appropriate outdoor wedding dresses (or are they too dressy?) (all under $50):

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