Summer Event Dressing Inspiration
We're in the midst of event season; a barrage of summer weddings, sporting events, garden parties and evening soirees, each with a dress code requiring a degree of consideration.
To help you decipher what you'd like to wear, be it a floaty floral frock or a pastel suit, we've compiled a gallery brimming with inspiration courtesy of a series of stylish celebrities.
First up is model Erin O'Connor, who proved that gingham can work in a smart setting when she wore this Ganni dress to an event in Shoreditch.
Laura Bailey dazzled in a Christopher Kane dress comprising multicoloured flowers at the 2018 Royal Academy Of Arts Summer Exhibition Preview Party. Elevating the dress with Chloe Gosselin platforms was the perfect finishing touch - as was her Shrimps's Antonia bag.
What to wear to an evening event when it's almost too hot to think? Take a leaf out of Arizona Muse's book and opt for a one-stop solution via a chic cotton maxi dress, like this one that the model wore to an event at Annabel's.
British actress Kristin Scott Thomas made a case for daffodil yellow when she teamed this bright dress with minimal accessories for the opening party for the Exhibition Dans le Champs de Chanel, at Jardin des Tuileries in Paris.
Vampire's Wife dresses are set to be huge on the wedding circuit this year, particularly after numerous guests stepped out in the brand for the royal wedding.
This mini style, which Chloe Sevigny paired with kitten heel sling backs for a film screening in New York, would be perfect for a casual countryside wedding.
Separates provide a lovely alternative to a dress for a summer wedding. Seek out a hero skirt like this floral one worn by Queen Letizia of Spain.
Don't fancy wearing a dress to a summer cocktail party? Opt for a pair of fancy trousers, like this lime green cropped pair worn by Alexa Chung instead. Pair with embellished slingbacks.
Kate Bosworth also attended the launch of H&M's Conscious line, wearing a printed dress with an asymmetric hemline, which she toughened up with chunky, studded boots.
Keen to branch out from your usual choice of a dress for a black tie event? Follow Saoirse Ronan's lead, who looked fabulous in ecru suiting at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.