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1_MADEWELL Ruffled shirred voile dress
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MADEWELL Ruffled shirred voile dress

Delicacy is found in this Madewell dress cut from airy mint voile that glows with a subtle pearlescence. Ruffled straps frame the shirred bodice, which is elasticated for fit and comfort. ($162; net-a-porter.com)

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2_Kate Spade New York Grand Flora Poplin Midi Dress
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Kate Spade New York Grand Flora Poplin Midi Dress

A beach wedding guest will keep cool in this Kate Spade New York cotton poplin fit-and-flare dress with pretty ruffle sleeves. The splashy flowers against a cornflower blue background create the perfect print for sunny celebrations. ($378; saksfifthavenue.com)

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3_Rebecca Taylor Sleeveless Ruffle Jersey Dress
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Rebecca Taylor Sleeveless Ruffle Jersey Dress

The glamour of this unrestrictive jersey piece by Rebecca Taylor is found in the details. The neck is trimmed in dainty ruffles, the waistband is stylishly smocked, and the midi-length hem features a flounce hem. ($295; neimanmarcus.com)

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4_BCBGMAXAZRIA One-Shoulder Cutout Gown
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BCBGMAXAZRIA One-Shoulder Cutout Gown

A wedding guest will look elegant, not overdone, in this one-shoulder gown crafted from airy chiffon. The shirred, empire waist lends a Grecian vibe and the floor-length skirt is perfect for pairing with sand-worthy sandals. ($239; saksfifthavenue.com)

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5_Coco One-Shoulder Lace Midi Dress
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Coco One-Shoulder Lace Midi Dress

This navy cotton midi dress beats the sand or summer heat with its ruffled one-shoulder silhouette. A banded waist with pin-tucking details elevates the vintage vibe. ($249; anthropologie.com)

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6_The Line by K Allegra asymmetric ruffled satin dress
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The Line by K Allegra asymmetric ruffled satin dress

Lighter fabrics will keep you cool as a beach wedding guest, so opt for this dress made of fluid satin. In an attention-getting orange hue, it is accented with pin-thin straps and an asymmetric ruffled hem. ($220; net-a-porter.com)

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7_WAYF Floral Popover Off-the-Shoulder Chiffon Gown
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WAYF Floral Popover Off-the-Shoulder Chiffon Gown

Attending a beach wedding will be a walk in the sand when wearing this off-the-shoulder chiffon dress with a popover bodice and a slit in the floor-length skirt. The watercolor print echoes the ocean’s waves. ($158; nordstrom.com)

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8_Parker Posey Floral Strapless Cocktail Dress
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Parker Posey Floral Strapless Cocktail Dress

The clever details on this cocktail dress epitomize beach wedding attire, as they take a carefree style and dress it up with ruching at the waist and a sweetheart neckline. ($298; neimanmarcus.com)

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9_Jay Godfrey Sheila Tie Front Cutout Dress
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Jay Godfrey Sheila Tie Front Cutout Dress

For casual beach weddings, this full-skirted dress in antique pink is the ticket. The flirty bow bodice features a subtle cutout. ($193; saksfifthavenue.com)

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Morgan Lane Sofia Dress_2
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Morgan Lane Sofia Dress

The lightweight rayon-silk blend makes this the perfect beach wedding guest dress. We love the wrap style silhouette trimmed in ruffles. ($388; shopbop.com)

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11_BCBGMAXAZRIA Lace Handkerchief Halter Dress
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BCBGMAXAZRIA Lace Handkerchief Halter Dress

A lace overlay elevates this low-key dress, making it a go-to choice for a beach wedding. The handkerchief hemline of the frock lends it an ethereal vibe. ($418; saksfifthavenue.com)

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12_Everlane Japanese GoWeave Sleeveless Wrap Dress
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Everlane Japanese GoWeave Sleeveless Wrap Dress

This beach wedding guest dress is so easy to wear due to its flattering V neckline, tie waist and below-the-knee length. Bonus: The Japanese GoWeave fabric is wrinkle-resistant. ($65-85; everlane.com)