Tips to Choose the Perfect Wedding Guest Attire

Wedding Guest Attire

Is there anything more fun than being invited to a wedding? Not only will you be joining your dear people in celebration of their love but you’ll also have a perfect excuse to get all dolled up. That being said, some people tend to go overboard and spend half of their life savings on their wedding guest getup.

Do know that you absolutely don’t need to do so. Since wedding fashion rules seem to be blurring more and more, you can wear absolutely anything you feel comfortable in – unless the invitation states otherwise. So, with that in mind, let’s see how you can pick the perfect wedding outfit and look like a million bucks.

When in Doubt – Go for Prints

Prints outfit for Wedding Guest

Deciding on the best color combo for your wedding guest outfit can be a bit overwhelming. If you’re close with the bride or groom, you can ask them which colors will be mostly featured in their wedding décor and use that for some inspiration. However, if you don’t feel like doing so, you can always choose to go with interesting prints. Dark and muted florals are this year’s new favorites, so consider implementing them in your outfit.

Use Jewelry to Elevate Your Look

Jewelry on neck

The outfit you’ll wear is not the only thing you’ll need to think about. Aside from hair and makeup, you’ll also need to decide on the jewelry. When picking the pieces, try to stick to no more than two. For instance, long chandelier earrings should be paired with a nice bracelet or a ring. You may avoid necklaces to ensure that you don’t end up with a messy look. On the other hand, if you’re more of a fan of necklaces, pair a beautiful moon phase necklace with a gold watch or a statement ring. The goal is to break up your jewelry pieces so that both of them get an equal chance to shine.

Decide on The Footwear Based on the Venue

Footwear for women

The choice of footwear is another decision you’ll find yourself struggling with. Usually, girls instantly reach for platforms or pumps – especially those girls who don’t wear such shoes on a regular basis. However, if the wedding you’ll be attending is held somewhere outdoors – especially on the grass or sand, you understand why choosing to wear such footwear would make a poor decision. Instead, get a pair of cute and comfortable flats. Not only will they allow you to move around much easier but they also won’t put any strain on your feet. This will allow you to dance the night away without having to push through any type of pain or discomfort.

Make Sure You Bring Some Extra Pieces

drink glass

Additionally, if you’re attending a wedding that will be a whole day experience, you may want to bring some extra pieces of clothing. A cute blazer or a nice shawl is definitely a must as the temperature will certainly drop as you get closer to the end of the day. So, bring some layering pieces to ensure that you stay nice and warm. Moreover, if you’re wearing a dress, make sure you bring an extra pair of stockings just in case you happen to rip the ones you’re wearing.

Dive Deep into Your Closet


Finally, will all that being said, chances are you already have some cute outfit pieces in your wardrobe, which means you don’t actually have to go and get a whole new outfit. Inspect your wardrobe and see if you have any pieces of clothing that could work for such an occasion. Of course, if you have some cute basics, you can always enhance them with just a few carefully selected accessories.

Remember, you won’t be attending a wedding every single weekend, so there really is no need to waste a lot of money on an outfit you’ll probably wear only once. So, keep these tips in mind, choose something you feel comfortable and confident in and don’t forget to top it all off with some stunning jewelry.

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