When barefooting it on the beach, think light and breezy fabric. For something more formal, opt for bold colour. When it comes to cocktail, consider a midi lengths, silky finishes or eye-catching embroidery.
No matter the occasion, finish with accessories that won't steal the show - a single piece of eye-catching jewellery and a streamlined pair of heels.
Self Portrait, bow-detailed tiered guipure lace mini dress, $487.05, net-a-porter.com
Zimmerman, bayou shirred floral-print silk-crepon maxi dress, $995, net-a-porter.com
Mango, floral shirt dress, $179.95, mango.com
Reformation, collins dress, $139, reformation.com
Self Portrait, chain-trimmed swiss-dot chiffon maxi dress, $517.10, net-a-porter.com
Zimmerman, laelia floral-print silk-crepon midi dress, $895, net-a-porter.com
Mango, polka dot midi dress in green, $99.95, mango.com
For more wedding season inspiration check out: Dresses To Celebrate Your Next Loved One's Engagement Party