It seems like as we hit our late 20s and 30s, being invited to weddings becomes such a common thing. There's nothing like seeing our close friends and family declare their love to their partner through their vows—it's such a beautiful thing. As a guest, you also get a chance to get dolled up and put your best look forward—especially for a black tie wedding.

Typically held later in the day or early evening, these ceremonies are the perfect occasion for you to pull out that dress that's been sitting in the back of your closet or to buy something new. They're always on the fancier side, so you’re allowed to arrive looking like you're pulling up for the Oscars.

Everything from floor length gowns, form-fitting, and asymmetric dresses are welcomed. Summer Black tie weddings call for you to show a little skin, so why not go for it.

Not to take away any attention from the bride, but to look your best this season, EBONY has found ten of the perfect dresses for you. From sequins, sparkle, satin and draping, these dresses let the girls know you’re catching the bouquet tonight. 

Get into our favorite Black tie wedding dresses for you to slay in below.

Lorin Contour Knit Gown

Price: $299

Shop at Hanifa
Christopher John Rogers
Open-back Sequin-embellished Stretch-knit Midi Dress

Price: $1,395

Shop at Net-a-Porter
Draped Asymmetric Dress

Price: $36

Shop at Zara
Draped Asymmetric Cowl-Neck Midi Dress

Price: $295

Shop at Theophilio
Satin Off The Shoulder Draped Skirt Midi Dress

Price: $41

Shop at PrettyLittleThing
Fashion Nova
Every Woman Sequin Midi Dress

Price: $40

Shop at Fashion Nova
Norma Kamali
Diana Ruched One-Shoulder Midi-Dress

Price: $205

Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
ASOS Design
Satin Drape Dress With Wrap Skirt In Lilac

Price: $79

Shop at ASOS
Katie May
Bardot Cowlneck Bodycon Dress

Price: $265

Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Saira Midi-Dress

Price: $139

Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue

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