More Than a Few Ways to Wear a Simple Black Dress for Wedding Season

Styled and Written by: Bri Maxell, @_bristylesdenver | Photographed by: Desiree Johnson, @desireejohnsonphotographer

Hair by: Carliette LeMoine, @xx_atomic_blonde | Makeup by: Ida Nelson, @hellogorgeousdenver

Modeled by: Erica Dwyer, @ericadiane

Create versatility in your wedding season wardrobe with a high neck black mini dress in an elevated fabric and flowy shape. Follow our guide below for versatile ways to style your mini dress that fit in with several popular wedding dress codes.

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BEACH BABE

aka OUTDOOR READY

Keep it cool for day by tucking your mini dress into a breezy pair of bright gauzy pants. Accessorize with straw accents, statement shades and vivid slides. Layer a tropical print duster over your look when the sun goes down.

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Mountain Terrain

aka for a mountain event

Go boho by draping a floral ruffled wrap maxi over your mini dress. A wide-brim hat, stone accessories, patterned booties and long loose waves round out your mountain chic look.

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CASUALLY CREATIVE

aka CASUAL ATTIRE

The dress code that allows for the most creativity, funk it up with your mini dress tucked into a pair of paper bag waist pants. Top it off with a bold stripe wrap top, chunky accessories and a vibrant slide for a day or nighttime affair.

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Sweet drinks

aka cocktail attire

Also known as semi formal, make your look shine by tucking your mini dress into a shimmery pleated skirt. Choose a neutral shoe to offset statement earrings, a bold cuff and a fun floral clutch.

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FORMALLY INVITED

aka FORMAL WEAR

Also known as black tie, a long elegant dress layered over your mini dress is the epitome of elegance. A rhinestone necklace adds a touch of sparkly drama. Complete the look with fancy snakeskin heels, a simple clutch and an updo.

THIS FEATURE ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN DENVER STYLE MAGAZINE ISSUE NO. 13.  READ THE FULL ISSUE HERE.