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Going to a (Late) Summer Wedding? Here are 10 Affordable Dresses To Wear

Going to a (Late) Summer Wedding? Here are 10 Affordable Dresses To Wear

August 22nd, 2013
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    Backless Dress With Straps, $89.90; at Zara

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  • Fluro Embroidered Pencil Dress.jpg

    Fluro Embroidered Pencil Dress, $156; at Topshop

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  • Carven Ruched faille Dress.jpg

    Carven Ruched Faille Dress, $259.97; at The Outnet

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  • Paige Leather Boat Neck A-Line Dress.jpg

    Paige Leather Boat Neck A-Line Dress, $249.25; at Alice And Olivia

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  • Inga One-Shoulder Printed Gown.jpg

    Inga One-Shoulder Printed Gown, $171.20; at BCBG Maxazria

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  • Fashion Star Draped Mini Dress by Silvia Arguello.jpg

    Fashion Star Draped Mini Dress by Silvia Arguello, $147; Saks Fifth Avenue

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  • Pretty Watercolor Skater Dress.jpg

    Pretty Watercolor Skater Dress, $67.50; at ASOS

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  • Godet Hem Tank Dress.jpg

    Godet Hem Tank Dress, $118; at Ann Taylor

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  • Collection Strapless Lace Dress.jpg

    Collection Strapless Lace Dress, $295; at J.Crew

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  • Zimmerman Sleeveless Knot Front Dress.jpg

    Zimmerman Sleeveless Knot Front Dress, $475; at Shopbop

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Summer is synonymous with many things, but weddings—particularly Labor Day weekend weddings—are certainly high up there.  And while waiting until the last minute to purchase a dress for the occasion goes against all the shopping wisdom bestowed upon us by our elders sometimes life gets in the way and we’re the guest that’s down to the wire with nothing to wear.

MORE: What To Wear To 4 Types Of Summer Weddings

Still, there’s no need to freak out, because like with most situations, there’s a silver lining and—in this case—it’s known as major markdowns. Yup, now’s the time to get great deals on designer dresses, and online shopping means you can do it all during your lunch break.

MORE: Wedding Gift Etiquette: When to Give Money, How Much to Spend, What to Buy

To save you even more time, we’ve put our discerning eyes to work and have culled together some amazing dresses that run the gamut from sexy and minimalist, to feminine and classic. When deciding on dresses to wear to a late-summer wedding, be sure to factor in the type of venue, and remember: shoes, hair and jewelry are instant ways to dress-up or dress-down your look.

MORE: 16 Stylish Wedges To Wear To An Outdoor Wedding 


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