The Perfect $35 Dress for Summer Weddings & Events


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Hi friends and happy Thursday!  Summer is officially here and that means wedding season is in full swing!  I don’t know about you, but sometimes I struggle with what to wear as a guest to a wedding, especially in the Summer.  For one, I think of most weddings to be fancy/formal occasions (unless specifically noted on the invite), so I don’t feel super comfortable or appropriate wearing a sleeveless dress.  Secondly, I’m always cold inside when the A/C is on blast, so no sleeves equals a very chilly gal with the cloth napkin over her shoulders!  Third, knowing what length of dress is wedding-appropriate can be tricky.  Of course you want to feel sexy & classy, just as you would for any other occasion or event, and for me, I like to show off my legs.  But there’s a fine line between just right and showing too much!  And lastly, finding the right color can be a challenge, as well.  I personally don’t wear much black.  In fact, I only have one black dress and it’s a long sleeve maxi with a mini skirt underneath, which is perfect for Fall/Winter weddings!  But there’s no way in heck I would wear that to a Summer wedding.  I also love the color white and could live in white dresses all Summer long!  But I’m pretty sure the bride would not appreciate that outfit choice.  Side Note – I think you can wear a white dress or romper with florals/stripes/etc. to a wedding.  I would just avoid an all white/cream ensemble!

In an effort to be prepared and to make sure I’m not scrambling last minute trying to figure out what to wear to a wedding this Summer, I picked out this pretty blue lace dress from The Basement Boutique!  I’m beyond obsessed with this soft pastel shade of blue and think it looks great on every skin tone.  One of my favorite color combos to wear is blue and yellow, so naturally I added my favorite yellow pumps (only $30!) and floral clutch, but this dress would also look wonderful with nude and blush tones!  The feminine crochet overlay is just the right amount of understated and dainty detail, but definitely makes a total statement!  And I’ve said it time and time again that off-the-shoulder tops and dresses look good on everyone!  I love that this dress has sleeves that go down to my elbows, so I won’t be shivering and the length is just right, too.   A good rule of thumb if you’re wondering whether a dress is too short for a wedding or event – put your hands to your side and if you feel skin, then it’s probably too short.  So save that little frock for a date night or dancing with the girls!

And for all of my brides-to-be, I’m so jealous that I didn’t find this dress when I was engaged!  It would be perfect for your bridal shower or the rehearsal dinner!  I guess I’ll have to live vicariously through y’all and just wear mine to weddings and to Sunday mass!

The Basement Boutique not only has the most darling dresses, but their price-points are unbeatable!  Plus my Sabby Style gal pals can get an additional 15% off, making this dress just $35 with code SABBY15!


Blue Dress15% off with code SABBY15 – c/o The Basement Boutique // Yellow Pumps$30! // Clear Floral Clutch$35! // Sunglasses$55 & Free Shipping! // Similar Earringsonly $13! // Watch // Gold Roman Numeral Bracelet c/o 


This post was sponsored by The Basement Boutique.  All thoughts and opinions are sincerely my own!  Thank you for supporting the boutiques that partner with Sabby Style! xoxo

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30 Responses to The Perfect $35 Dress for Summer Weddings & Events

  1. Lauren says:

    This dress is adorable! I love how you paired with those heels for a fun pop of color too! Perfect for summer!

    Lauen | Disco Daydream

  2. Taylor Ann says:

    This dress is perfect for a wedding. I love how you styled it with yellow heels. Such a cute look! And this boutique sounds adorable. Can’t wait to check them out.

  3. Maggie says:

    I love the bright pops of yellow!! Super cute!

  4. Can’t believe the price in this dress! That blue lace is so pretty.

  5. Nataly says:

    That dress is so pretty paired with those bright yellow heels! I love it!

  6. Stephanie says:

    The color of that dress is the most perfect part about it! I’m completely obsessed with the neon accessories as well. So much fun!

  7. Liz says:

    This dress is gorgeous! Love the color!


  8. Sarah Tripp says:

    Love how feminine this dress is! So pretty

  9. jessica says:

    Can’t believe the price on that dress. love the color on you too!

    xo Jessica
    My Style Vita

  10. what a fabulous look and what a fun giveaway!!!

  11. Anna English says:

    Love that pop of color with your heels.

  12. Amanda says:

    Cute dress (no way it’s only $35?!?) and love how you paired it with the fun, bright yellow!

  13. love that lace dress!! such a babe!!!

  14. Ashley Zeal says:

    I seriously can’t believe the price! You look stunning!

  15. Hillary says:

    This dress is so pretty! I love this periwinkle color and the pops of yellow!


  16. Jessica says:

    That lace dress is STUNNING! And I love that pop of color from your heels!
    xo Jessica

  17. This dress is adorable on you! Love it with the yellow heels!


  18. This dress is adorable on you! Love it with the yellow heels. The perfect pop of color!


  19. Sarah Lennon says:

    This dress is gorgeous on you, ma friend! I of course LOVE how you added those bright yellow heels you added! XO

  20. Ashley houston says:

    I love this blue lace dress. It’s the perfect dress to wear to a wedding

  21. Zoe says:

    This dress is adorable, great choice for a summer wedding!

  22. Laura says:

    Such a pretty dress and a perfect outfit for a summer wedding!
    xo, Laura

  23. SABRINA TAN says:

    I adore this dress!!

    Sabrina | Gypsy Tan

  24. Kasey says:

    This dress is stunning I absolutely love the lace!

  25. Annette says:

    This look is so good girl! I love the baby blue and yellow combo!

  26. Meghan says:

    This lacey number looks absolutely amazing on you. I love the color, suits you well!

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