Be the best dressed guest throughout the wedding season with my guide to flawless wedding guest style. Whether you’re heading to the countryside for nuptials, attending a ceremony in the city or jetting off to sunnier shores, I’ve found the most beautiful, enchanting dresses you’ll cherish for years to come.
No one does embroidery quite like Needle & Thread. Their unique pieces are for the fashion-forward wedding guest who doesn’t want to spend a fortune on a dress she’ll only wear a couple of times. In fact, Needle & Thread is pretty much an occasionwear mecca, with everything from red carpet-worthy dresses to chic separates, all adorned with lace and floral motifs, intricate threads and sequins.
Wedding guest outfits can sometimes be a nightmare. There’s the stress of not outshining the bride, finding a piece that is both glam and comfortable enough to dance in, and lastly there’s the stress of having someone else turn up at the wedding wearing the same gown as you.
The Butterfly Garden Maxi Dress from Needle & Thread has been on my wishlist since attending their press event and with a little (read big help) from their PR team the dress arrived just in time for my friends wedding. Never did I receive so many compliments in my life! From Victoriana detailing to intricately designed floral artworks, this dress has been my ticket to wedding guest outfit perfection.
So if you’ve got a wedding in the pipeline, the below edit will hopefully help you find the perfect piece for your upcoming event.
Traditional dresses with a charming rural twist
Floral prints, intricate embroidery, delicate lace details and soft sues are perfect for a relaxed countryside ceremony. Top tip? Keep the accessories to a minimum and let the dress do all the talking.
Contemporary pieces for a city wedding
Embrace the glamour of a city wedding and opt for modern shapes, trend-driven styles for a contemporary take on wedding guest dressing. Floral embroidery and sequins you say? These dungarees could certainly not be ignored.
Sun-soaked destination weddings
Lightweight fabrics, pastel colours and delicate ruffles will keep you looking and feeling cool at beachside ceremonies.
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SUIT every occasion – Occasionwear inspiration for him
Now that you’ve got your wedding guest outfit sorted, it’s time to get inspired and shop for your loved one.
I’m particularly loving NEXT for their refined tailoring and smart casual pieces that suit every occasion. And every budget for that matter.