Deciding on your wedding guest outfits as a female guest isn’t always easy. Most times the couple describes the dress code for their wedding with their invitations but at other times they leave it up to the guests! If you’re here because you’re considering wearing jeans and a nice top to the wedding since no dress code was specified, the answer is no, you can’t. No matter how formal and beautiful you think the blouse or top is, it’s still a no from us. You see, it’s often best to look smart, feel comfortable and make an effort with your wedding guest outfit. The couple has gone through the stress of getting everything ready to host you. The least you can do is reciprocate by making an effort when coming to the wedding. At the very least, the following wedding guest etiquette should be followed: • Avoid wearing white if you can (No seriously, never wear white to a wedding please). • When it comes to your make up, hair styling and accessories, less is more. • You can never go wrong with nude nail vanish. It is less noticeable when chipped too. • If you’re attending an evening wedding and the weather is apt to be chilly, take a pashmina or shrug along with you. • Try not to show too much skin. The key is to show either leg or chest, not both. • Just do your best not to upstage the bride with your dressing and you should be fine. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, here are some lovely wedding guest outfits that you can go to a wedding in and look your very best. 1. This Multi Lucy Floral Maxi Dress from Never Fully Dressed is a beautiful floral print dress that you can wear to a wedding at any time of the year. The balloon sleeve and the structuring at the waist makes it flattering and you’ll look lovely in it if paired with a nice strappy heel. 2. The JoJo Midi Dress is the perfect wedding guest outfit if the wedding you are attending is in the spring or the summer. You can leave the sleeves down like this model is doing or wear them up for a more modest look, it’s up to you. Pair this with that nude look we mentioned before and you’ll come out looking your best. This gown is also from Never Fully Dressed. 3. The beauty of this Pink Floral Draped Maxi Dress from House of CB is one that not many can resist. It is also perfect as a wedding guest outfit and would look great paired in heels and accessorised with a lovely clutch purse. 4. Make a statement in this lovely pink satin dress with hand sewn crystals and pair it with a lovely pair of heels. Remember to take along a wrap or shawl if it’s an evening wedding and the weather will be chilly. This dress is also from House of CB and makes the perfect wedding guest outfit. 5. You’ll give your friend’s wedding a special look when you show up in this Red Cap Sleeve Pleated Midi Skater Dress from Pretty Little Thing. The fabric is lightweight with the skirt pleated to make for the perfect wedding look. You can also pair this dress with a lovely strapped heel and earrings. 6. This Navy Floral Print Frill Detail Wrap Maxi Dress is a perfect wedding guest outfit with its navy floral print and can be accessorised with a lovely clutch purse and heels. You’ll look great in this if you wear it to the wedding. This dress is also from Pretty Little Thing. We hope you loved our Top Picks! Be sure to tag us on Instagram or Facebook if you wear any of these! Whilst you’re here, we’ve chosen some blog posts we think you’ll find useful:
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