Garden Party Dresses to Impress This Summer

From maxi dresses to floral prints and silk slip-ons, here's how you can be both comfortable and elegant at your next backyard soirée

From maxi dresses to floral prints and silk slip-ons, here’s how you can be both comfortable and elegant at your next backyard soirée

It’s time to make room in your wardrobe for all your garden party occasions whether you’re attending a casual bbq, a loved one’s intimate wedding, or hosting a brunch for your special ladies. We’ve gathered some of our favourite picks so that you can look fabulous in your ensemble while enjoying the food, drinks, and decor!

1. Allium Dress by Reformation, $330

ReformationReformationThis gorgeous slip dress by sustainable fashion brand Reformation is the perfect choice for backyard wedding festivities. It’s simple yet elegant, and we just cannot get enough of the green colour and low open back. Throw on some nude kitten heels and minimal jewellery to finish off your look. 
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2. Daydreamer Mini Dress by Wilfred, $125

WilfredWilfredLightweight and airy, this pretty mini dress by Wilfred is a great choice for an early brunch or evening cocktails. Chiffon is a fabulous material for the summertime, and the subtle pleats will have you moving around with ease. Pair it with a bright coloured statement heel to add some fun. 
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3. Button Back Linen Dress by J.Crew, $144

J.CrewJ.CrewThis versatile linen number by J.Crew tops our list because it can easily be dressed up or down no matter the occasion. Keep things relaxed with a pair of sandals and a sunhat, or throw on some wedges and a silk scarf around the neck for an effortlessly chic look. 
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4. Flutter Sleeve Beach Dress by Club Monaco, $319

Club MonacoClub MonacoA white cotton dress can do no wrong in the summertime, especially when it’s as comfy and fabulous as this one by Club Monaco. From the polka dot silhouette detailing, to the ruffles, and the bow at the back, it has garden tea party written all over it. 
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5. Satin Wrap Front Dress by H&M, $69.99

H&MH&MSophisticated and feminine, H&M’s satin dress in light blue is another great pick for wedding celebrations. It drapes wonderfully across the body, and the wrap-over front is extremely flattering. Put on some classic pearls, open toe heels, and off you go. 
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6. Chiffon Maxi Tiered Dress by Dynamite, $69.95

DynamiteDynamiteYou can’t go wrong with a chiffon maxi dress, and this gorgeous bohemian-style number by Dynamite is our winner. The material is perfect for those warmer days, and adjustable straps are always helpful. If you’re going for a casual look, try pairing it with a denim jacket, or a pastel blazer for something more fancier. 
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7. Colorblock Maxi Dress by Anthropologie, $98

AnthropologieAnthropologieYou will love twirling around in this fun and stylish dress by Anthropologie. Cotton will keep you cool from day to night, andof coursewe are obsessed with the earthy colours, the lower neck line, and the sultry tie at the back. 
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