You may have reached that point in your life where all you seem to be doing is attending weddings. Whether being a wedding guest has become second nature to you, or you’re frantically panicking about your attire, read the tips below for choosing appropriate fashion items for the special occasion. From unclear dress codes to unfamiliar locations and choosing the right womens heels, we have you covered!
Consider the Dress code
Depending on the type of wedding celebration the dress code may vary from elegant black tie to relaxed semi-formal, or totally casual. Usually, the invitation will give you some indication of the required dress code, and if you are close to the bride you should be familiar with her preferences. If you find yourself a little lost as someone’s ‘plus one’ you could always reach out to the couple to ask for guidance. They will be happy to help as you are being respectful of their special day!
Look at the Location
The wedding location is an important one to consider. Some couples will opt for a traditional indoor ceremony whilst others look to travel and seek out an idyllic beach destination. The attire you choose should reflect your surroundings and will differ from place to place. Again, refer to the dress code and use your own common sense when it comes to the all-important choice of summer sandals or elegant heels. You may wish to opt for some cheap womens heels from Uppersole as a more affordable option just in case you end up in a muddy field!
Choose your Colours Wisely
Usually, the happy couple will have decided on a colour palette months before the wedding. The invitation should provide you with an insight into their theme, but it won’t hurt to check with the bride or groom too. It’s always best to plan and consult with the wedding party prior to choosing your outfit. The last thing you would want is to turn up dressed in the same colour as the bridesmaids, or worse – the bride herself!
The Weather Forecast
It’s useful to know the forecast beforehand as the weather can be predictable. Be prepared for typical weather for that time of year as well as unexpected rain, snow or outbursts of sun! The most important thing to remember for women especially is to consider the wind. Wearing a floaty, lightweight dress may not be the best option for a beachfront as one mighty gust might leave you showing a bit more flesh than you had hoped for! It is also worth considering the time of day, as you may want to layer your outfit to add a jacket or pashmina to your look to take the chill off in the evening.
Hope you enjoyed this post and let me know what wedding outfit you chose in the comments below!