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What To Wear :: The Garden Wedding

As we promised yesterday, June will be a month of wedding inspiration – for the bride and the guests! I myself have heard more than a few readers ask for recommendations on what to wear to certain weddings this season, so we thought we’d have some fun with it and shoot five of our favorite dresses – all under $200 – to share with you over the next week! First up? What to wear to a garden wedding…

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For me, the great outdoors call for beautiful texture in a dress. Whether that’s a simple linen or a flowing chiffon, I think a vineyard, garden or farm wedding lends itself to more organic, natural textures. This stunner caught my eye for its beautiful blue hue as well as one of the season’s best textures – lace!

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For such a sophisticated dress, I actually wanted to make the accessories a little bit unexpected to switch things up a bit. The earrings were my inspiration – that perfect malachite green made me instantly decide to don my favorite Valentino heels for added color! I could have easily gone metallic with the shoe, but green for a garden wedding was just too perfect.

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Rose gold accents topped things off, as they lended themselves well to the nude tones in the dress… and the stunning clutch.

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This would definitely be an investment piece – but my how it sparkles! And I love how the design mimics the lace, but still provides such a contrast to the dress.

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Here’s how you can get this look!

shop :: lace dress // earrings // clutch // skinny belt // rose gold bangle // ring (banana republic) and heels (valentino) from my own collection

photography by michelle moore // hair by stephanie popovici // styling and art direction by cassandra lavalle for coco+kelley