How To Layer For A Summer Wedding

As this gorgeous weather settles over us, one question rings out all over Chicago: What do I wear to a wedding? (Say it with a little panic in your voice, and you know you're truly a local.) Well, today we answer it.
Wedding season in Chi-town is fast and furious, and before you know it, half of your summer weekends are dedicated to other people's matrimonial bliss. Add in some tricky weather and our infamous winds, and you've got a serious dressing dilemma. Even if you've found the perfect gown (well done!), you're still going to have to bring along something to wear over it, should the temperature (or blasting air conditioning) demand it. So, we picked four amazing dresses for the stylish wedding guest, and to sweeten the deal, we also paired them with the ideal layering piece to make sure you're not stuck borrowing a huge, rented tuxedo jacket all night long. Eww.
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Dorothy Perkins Blue Floral Prom Dress, $69, available at Dorothy Perkins.

Topshop Tall Folded Lapel Jacket, $110, available at Topshop.
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ASOS Maxi Dress, $95.67, available at ASOS.

Mint Velvet Hook-Up Cardigan, Neutral, $108.85, available at John Lewis.
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Acne Magenta Asymmetric Tank Dress, $302m available at Boutique1.

Kaliko Jersey Bolero, $45.43, available at John Lewis.
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Forever21 Maxi Dress, $27.80, available at Forever 21.

Mulberry Printed Modal Scarf, $310, available at Net-A-Porter.