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Summer is a season to gather with others and celebrate. If you’re like most people, chances are there are at least a few fun parties on your calendar this season. Perhaps you’ll be toasting at a friend’s wedding or gathering to raise money for your favorite charity.
Whatever your reason for getting all dressed up, you’ll definitely want a look that makes you feel elegant and chic. Thankfully, Banana Republic has some inspiring styles that will help you turn heads no matter where you’re headed. Check out nine of the best looks for summer weddings, black-tie events and more below.
Radiant Maxi Dress, $220
If you’ll be saying “I do” this summer, consider this Radiant Maxi Dress for your rehearsal dinner or morning after brunch. It’s so gorgeous, you won’t really need to accessorize it with much more than jewelry like these leaf statement earrings.
Belay Silk Pant, $400
Yes, you can totally wear pants to a formal event this season. These Belay Silk Pants are just as dressy as any floor-length gown. Pair them with the matching top for an absolutely head-turning ensemble.
Stampa Wrap Dress, $300
Perfect for an outdoor celebration, this Stampa Wrap Dress features a vibrant floral print that will look amazing in photos. Complete your look with these elegant Treccia heels.
Dreamer Silk Dress, $220
Available in black, gold and a shimmery snakeskin print, this Dreamer Silk Dress is a versatile closet essential that will work for any occasion, be it a wedding or a gala.
Bliss Silk Dress, $190
The beautiful blush hue of this Bliss Silk Dress is elegant and romantic, making it a great choice for any semi-formal event on your calendar. As an added bonus, the silk charmeuse fabric will drape beautifully over your body.
Embroidered Ramie Dress, $270
If you’re invited to an all-white party this summer, don’t wait to order this Embroidered Ramie Dress. It’s stunning and on-theme, plus the voluminous sleeves add a touch of romance.
Canna Silk Dress, $350
Make a statement in this bold red Canna Silk Dress. The dress can stand on its own, so keep your accessories minimal.
Serenade Silk Shirt Dress, $250
Polished and professional, yet elegant and glamorous, this Serenade Silk Shirt Dress is a great option for an important work event where you want to make a lasting impression.
Zephyr Maxi Dress, $280
If you need a gorgeous dress for a beach or garden wedding this season, this Zephyr Maxi Dress certainly fits the bill.
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