Style Inspiration: What to Wear to an Evening Wedding

Bre writes, “My cousin is getting married next month in Austin, Texas and I have no idea what to wear. The wedding is outdoors and after five. Please Help! He has some really hot frat brothers so I definitely want to look my best, lol.”
As we said in our vintage post What to Wear to Any Wedding, Anywhere, you can never go wrong with a flirty dress. Something simple and to the point in a bold color will always do the trick. I’d probably wear the same thing to an evening wedding as a would to a day wedding–a cocktail dress.

Why not try an on trend tangerine number uplifted by color blocked sandals?

Get the look for less here:

If you want to go for more elegant (or shield your legs from bugs in the Austin heat), this Sass & Bide Over the Top two-piece silk maxi dress would be alluring if paired with a wedge heel:

Finish the look with an oversized clutch, dainty earrings, and minimal makeup:

Get the look for less with these:

Hope that works!
And if not, stay tuned for a post on 100+ dresses to wear to a spring/summer wedding!


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