Weddings are more diverse than ever these days and all the stringent customs and traditions have become quite relaxed. Ceremonies can be held virtually anywhere, bridesmaids are often given the freedom to select their own gowns and some couples are even vetoing a traditional bridal party altogether. With all this change, it can be hard to know exactly what to wear to a wedding. What’s appropriate guest attire these days?
The truth is, you can pretty much wear anything to a wedding, so long as you obey the basics: don’t wear too much white (no stealing the bride’s thunder on her big day!) and make a little effort, OK? No jeans, no sneaks, not too much skin, iron that shirt and have a little class. Pro tip: Weddings are not a time to #freethenipple.
A wedding is the perfect occasion to get all dressed up and a great excuse to buy a gorgeous outfit. Lucky for us, retailers are keen to help us out during this difficult time. Many department stores have designated sections for wedding guest dresses and some of your favorite labels have dedicated wedding guest collections (here’s looking at you Reformation).
Click through to see 31 beautiful wedding guest dresses and jumpsuits for every budget and occasion.