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The summer wedding season is upon us, which is why now is the perfect time to begin planning the perfectly chic outfit that will make you look and feel your absolute best. Deciding what to wear to a wedding can be one of the trickiest tasks ever faced in fashion because of guest etiquette and a huge amount of choice you have. It’s crucial not to leave this shopping task to the last minute, just in case you can’t find something you’re happy with. Weddings can start from mid-morning to very late at night, so it’s essential that you feel comfortable enough to last through different activities. No one wants to get to the evening and feel uncomfortable and irritated, which is why you need to pick your dress length, material, and colour accordingly.
Below are our wedding guest outfit suggestions for the different type of weddings you might be attending this season.
*All accessories below can be found on John Lewis*
Black Tie Wedding
Black tie weddings don’t have to be too complicated. You can add elegance to a look by wearing a flattering dress that features detailing. Our Embroidered Lace Jasmine Dress a chic choice when you want to add a little glam, but not too much. A bright strawberry red adds colour yet can be toned down when paired with delicate light gold accessories to make a subtle yet stylish statement to wear from the day to evening.
Shop the Jasmine Embroidered Lace Dress
Comfort is key when it comes to styling an outfit for a beach wedding. When the weather is warmer, it’s important to keep your outfit simple yet chic so you can stay cool during the day. Styling our effortless Cordelia Striped Maxi Dress with neutrals won’t take attention away from the print. Swap heels for flat sandals that will be easy to take off if you and other guests end up taking advantage of the scenery by taking a peaceful stroll on the beach.
Shop the Cordelia Striped Maxi Dress
Country Garden Wedding
If you’re attending a statley home or country garden wedding during the summer, you can really push the boundaries when it comes to colour and accessories. One of this season’s colours is a bold cobalt blue and when worn with an on-trend lace overlay dress, it’s an eye-catching combination for the season. To add a touch of glam, compliment the grey lining with metallic accessories that don’t clash with the cobalt hue.
Shop the Rosie Lace Skater Dress
Stylish City Wedding
A stylish city wedding is a trendy way to get married, especially when there are a huge selection of bars and restaurants on the doorstop for activities that follow the ceremony. If you’re attending one of these, your outfit can reflect a more edgy vibe if you want it to. Teaming our Navy Gwen Wide Leg Jumpsuit with rose gold accessories is a way to try something a little different without clashing colours. Navy can easily be paired with many colours and metallics, making it a chic, fuss-free choice when you’re stuck for ideas.
Shop the Gwen Wide Leg Jumpsuit