You’ve received an invitation to a Summer wedding and now you want to begin planning what you are going to wear. You needed to look awesome, but not pretty overdressed. You need to match their theme without saying anything wrong to it. You need to be comfortable both physically and in your formality level. Look out for good directions and awesome clues in the invitation, ignore the big wedding attire faux pas and dress up precisely for a venue and the seasoning.
Matching the Theme or Setting
Reading the invitation carefully. Often times the invitation will serve you direct info regarding the level of formality and what to wear. The decoration or style of the invitation is also a clue. Is it fun and colorful or sleek or formal?
Commit to the theme. Whatever the theme is, if you decided to attend the wedding, you are also agreeing to play along with the theme. This is their day and you are a slice of it. Follow up any precise directions offered by the groom and bride, whether that is sporting a Goa shirt and dress up like a Leo character.
Respect religious and cultural dress codes. If a cultural element is included in the wedding theme, you do wear something in culture homage, but be certain that it does not come off as mock the culture by going too far.
Considering the venue. If you are not give out any follow ups on what to wear, you do still dress to the expectations of the venue. If you are not familiar with the venue, looking it up online and explore pictures. Dress to match the style of the humans in the photos.
Asking questions of a wedding party. The groom and bride are likely busy stressing, planning, and prepping over the wedding. It is best to ignore asking them questions about wedding attire. Instead, reach out to humans in the wedding party, who will have more info about the wedding.
Don’t wear white. One of the first rules of weddings, especially in USA, is that white is a color reserved for the bride, so the rest of us must not wear white dresses. This goes for the wedding and any other festivities surround it like rehearsal dinners and bridal showers. Even if your white outfit is your favorite one, leaving it in the closet for the occasions.
Don’t wear all black. While you don’t need to look like the bride in a white lace dresses, you also don’t need to look like you attend a funeral, or mourn the death of your buds single life. All-black dresses must not be worn at weddings, as they are tend to one think of funerals.
• A small black is alright, or even a blue white dress or suit paired with colored accessories or shoes. Just don’t cover up yourself in blue white from head to toe.
Don’t twin with a couple. You need to have a same style, but you must not twin with groom or the bride. This is their wedding day, and you don’t need to be mistaken for the groom or bride at someone else’s wedding.
You do have a tiny glitz in the accessories.
Step your outfit up to formal. Showing respect for the occasion with the outfit. No matter how casual the wedding is, it’s good to ignore really casual clothing choices. This includes sweats, denim, t-shirts, cargo shorts and tight leggings.
• It is good to overdress than underdress for a occasion.
Rolling up your sleeves. Shorter sleeve dress designs are frowned upon for men. It might be hot, but men, if you wear a dress shirt, making it a long-sleeved dress design. If you get too hot, roll the sleeves up is ideally acceptable.
Take off your hat. This is especially necessary for men. Definitely don’t wear beanies or caps, and other hats must be avoided as well. Wear hats indoors is generally bad etiquette, and even outdoor weddings must be hat-free zones.
Select the right shoes. Wearing nice dress shoes which matches your outfit. nice leather dress shoes for men and a low heel for women are perfect. loafers for men and Nice sandals for women do pass at a summer wedding. tennis shoes and Flip-flops must be avoided.
Dress your kids in formal attire that is pretty comfortable. While you need your childrens to look good, you also don’t need them to get fussy. Many of these same rules apply to kids, but you also want to keep their comfort in head.
• It’s alright to put them in shorts when it’s hot. You do class up the outfit with few suspenders.
• Select sandals over heels for a young chik.
• Bring playing clothes for them to alter into after the ceremony.