Summer Wedding

How to Throw the Ultimate Summer Wedding

Summer wedding season is quickly approaching and we are here to provide you with some major summer wedding inspiration. Many of our wonderful 2020 brides will be getting married next summer – so ladies – start taking notes! If you’re a 2019 bride getting married this summer, be sure to share your story with us after your big day, we want to know all the details!

Decor

First and foremost, flowers! At a summer wedding, it’s essential to have an abundance of vibrant florals. Bright flowers will take your wedding to the next level and ensure the entire day radiates summer vibes. We encourage you to get creative with how you display your flowers – a great way to accentuate the bright florals is to combine them with various textures within your decor.

Summer Wedding Floral Decor

Photo by alyssaboyntonphotography

Pink Summer Florals for Weddings

Photo by ruffleeffect

Martina Liana Bride uses floral arch

Photo from White Lace Events & Design

If you don’t like the brightly colored florals, incorporate lush florals with a fun wedding arch like this Martina Liana bride!

Palm tree tablecloths for a summer wedding

Photo from alyssaboyntonphotography

How fun are these palm tablecloths? Nothing says summer like palm leaves and pale pink accents. The simple yet fun arrangement perfectly compliments the print. Your guests will love the fun, beach-inspired accents.

Balloons for a summer wedding

Photo by @allielindseyphotography via The Knot

Balloons are so fun and a great way to get your guests in a joyous mood to celebrate you. This fun balloon arch will keep your wedding fun and uplifting for you and you’re guests.

Dresses

We’ve picked out a few dresses we think would be perfect for a summer wedding. In the summer, you may want your dresses to be light and airy and possibly a little more casual.

Essense of Australia Style D2326

Style D2326 from Essense of Australia

Style D2326 is the embodiment of summertime. Crepe and delicate lace combine to create this simple yet elegant gown. With a hint of sexy, you’ll feel incredibly sexy and confident in Style D2326.

Stella York Style 6833

Style 6833 from Stella York

This dress is boho perfection. A slightly more casual style, this dress is perfect for your outdoor summer wedding. Take this dress to your beach wedding or your garden party soiree. Either way you’ll love this one-of-a-kind dress!

Martina Liana Style 1066

Style 1066 from Martina Liana

We LOVE this dress for a summer wedding. This linear lace is inspired by nature. Soft sparkle adds a romantic touch to Style 1066. We adore this gown and know you will too!

Food and Drinks

Now on to arguably the most important part of any wedding…the food and drinks! At a summer wedding it’s important to think about unique ways to serve and present your food. This beer barrow speaks for itself. A fun way for your guests to grab a beer and not have the hassle of waiting to be served.

Beer at a summer wedding

Photo via rock my wedding

Mimosas

@michellebeller via Martha Stewart Weddings

Mimosas are the perfect summer drink for a guest looking for a light and refreshing drink. You could easily make a serve yourself Mimosa bar with various juices as well!

Summer Wedding Drinks

Photo via @abbyjiu

This darling drink has a scoop of sorbet in it! This is such a fun idea and a great way to keep drinks cool without them watering down.

Champagne tower

Photo by Amy Jordan

This champagne tower is absolutely incredible. You’re guests will love this gorgeous display!

Summer wedding donut display

Photo via Pirouettepapercompany

Two words: Donut wall. You just can’t go wrong with this one. Everyone loves donuts and guests can grab em’ and go! The bottom even has to go treats for your fur baby! How cute is that?

mini chicken and waffles

Photo by @annadelore via The Knot

At an outdoor summer wedding, finger foods are the perfect way to serve your guests. These mini chicken and waffles look delicious!

mini tacos

Photo by @rachelhavel  via The Knot

Okay we are kind of obsessed with these amazing mini tacos! Cutting a wedge out of a lime is the perfect way to display these tacos and make them easy to grab. We might be drooling…

mini margaritas

Photo by @clarypfeiffer via The Knot

Even better-add mini margaritas into the mix! Seriously, what’s better than tacos and margaritas? Literally nothing except maybe mini tacos and margaritas!

french fry shooters

Photo by @larissaclevelandphoto

Not a fan of Mexican food? We can’t be friends then. Just kidding! We don’t discriminate, we’ll eat all the foods! French fry shooters are the perfect finger food for your summer wedding!

We hope that you’re feeling inspired and maybe a little hungry now! If you’re a 2019 bride getting this married then share your story with us after your wedding! We want to hear all the summer wedding inspo! If you’re a 2020 summer bride then now is the time to get inspired ladies!

Hopefully this blog inspired you with ideas for your summer wedding. But first, you need to find the wedding dress of your dreams! Find your local Essense of Australia, Stella York and Martina Liana retailers today!