If your social calendar is filling up with nuptials faster than you can say ‘I will’, make sure you’re the most stylish guest on the wedding circuit by following our oh-so-simple fashion rules.
We’ve scouted out the most stylish wedding guest dresses on the UK high street and beyond (plus tracked down some chic trouser, top and skirt options for mixing and matching to make your outfits go further). Just follow our simple style rules and shop our current wed-it (you see what we did there?...
Go bold or go home
Long sleeve 'burnout' midi dress, £100, Topshop
A wedding is your chance to wear your favourite colour. White is reserved for the bride (duh) - unless you're channelling all-white 'backwards' satin suit Celine Dion wore to the 1999 Oscars. #NeverForget.
Pleated blazer, £175, uterque
If you have a fair few weddings to go to, invest in a jacket that will see you through them all. Whether it be a classic blush tie blazer or a statement long-line floral coat, you can just interchange simple dresses or skirts and tops underneath and know that you’ll look sharp every time. Look outside the high street for your jacket to ensure every Tina, Doris and Harriet aren’t wearing the same one – either go hunting in vintage shops, splash out on a ready-to-wear number or (our personal preference), try TheOutnet where you can pick up a designer bargain that will last forever.
Embellished foldover bag, £110, Reiss
You’ll notice at most weddings that your lovely bride and groom prove the rule ‘opposites attract’. The same is true for accessories, so avoid matching bags, shoes and jewels to each other and brighten up a simple one-colour dress with bold and bright mis-matched accessories.
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While we want you to be the most stylish guest in the chapel, just don’t upstage the bride. Bad form. Avoid giant hats and statement headwear. And flouro-brights are probably best left untouched, too.
Go forth, shop and celebrate LOVE with our wedding guest style edit...