Wedding Guest Dress and Outfit Ideas

Style Ideas: Wedding Guest Dresses and Attires For All Seasons

It’s never too late or too early to plan your killer outfits for someone’s wedding. Whether you’re going to opt for a blooming bouquet-inspired dress, or thinking of a chic jumpsuit outfit, or even a pretty pre-honeymoon pastels that can be worn many different ways, wedding guest dresses have always been considered to be one of the most stylish ensembles that need more and more inspirational ideas. Take a look at number of styles featuring guest attire ideas to look chic at any wedding event.

The attire doesn’t always have be a dress. Nowadays, sure you can wear pants to weddings. Actually, they say, wedding pants are very on-trend this season, which has something to do with stylish, tailored trousers like culottes and wide-legged pants. Or just go with your favorite A-line full skirt to embrace that lady-like statement, even elegant outfit with jumpsuit can’t go wrong for a wedding. Here are some ideas of different outfits – whether with mini, midi, or maxi skirts, or even jumpsuits and pants – taken from street fashion looks at chicisimo

Wedding Maxi Dress IdeasRomantic Party Dress Ideas

Started with the maxi that has been dressed up significantly this year, you can opt for various designs of maxi dress – whether it’s full maxi with side slit or sheer – and pair the fine line between dressy and casual. Just wear wedges if it’s an outdoor wedding, and bring nice, pretty clutch that looks elegant but make sure you get one with a chain handle too. Romantic colors of red family such as fuchsia, pink, rossie, or even scarlet can be an idea to embrace your feminine side

Wedding Guest Red Dress IdeasParty Dress Ideas in Vibrant Scarlet Red

Wedding Guest Yellow Dress IdeasDress Ideas in Bright Refreshing YellowSimple Look Wedding Guest DressesDress Ideas in Neutral Stealth Color

If you’ve already worn the same dress once (or twice), now’s the time to give things a refresher, whether it’s print or plain, try the bright shade of yellow for a refreshing touch on your attire. Or opt for a subtle, muted metallic stealth color to get that little glam yet still look pretty and relaxing without worry about stealing the attention from the bride on her big day.

Little White Dress IdeasLittle White Dress Ideas Black and White Dress IdeasDress Ideas in Black and White Little Black Dress IdeasLittle Black Dress Ideas

Little black dress or little white dress can be tricky to wear to a wedding. Make sure the host is fine with guests wearing these two colors, and even though the couple is fine with it, always think of a short – knee length – dress especially if the bride is wearing a long gown. Keep your LBD or LWD simple and chic, with less glam jewelries or details so that you won’t outshine the bride. Actually, there’s nothing better and practical than putting on your most flattering little black or white dress, and you can be assured that no matter what year it is, it’s always in style. For a safety look, cute cocktail dress in black and white can also be an option.

Wedding Guest Outfit with JumpsuitWedding Party Dresses with Jumpsuit Wedding Guest Outfit with PantsWedding Party Dresses with Tailored Pants Wedding Guest Outfit with Pencil SkirtClassic Wedding Party Dresses with Pencil Skirt Wedding Guest Outfit with Tutu SkirtGirly Outfit Ideas with Tutu Skirt Outfit with Long Midi SkirtFeminine Outfit Ideas with Midi Skirt Outfit Full SkirtFull Skirt Outfits Wedding Party

Wedding guest attires aren’t always synonymous with dress. If you want to wear a skirt, trousers or even a jumpsuit then go ahead. Judge it on the type of wedding or the venue and the weather. Sometimes a dress isn’t always right.  Make sure your trousers are tailored to give that elegant and formal look. Pair the bottom with a dressy top, whether it’s sleeveless, long sleeves, or crop top. Depending on the formality of the wedding, sometimes you are allowed to wear a nice shirt paired with your full or tutu skirt. One most important thing is you’ve got to really understand the type of the wedding you are going to attend.

A line Dress IdeasTimeless A-line Dress IdeasSheath Dress IdeasSheath Dress IdeasSummer Maxi Dress IdeasPleated Maxi Dress IdeasFlowy Tent Dress IdeasBillowy Tent / Trapeze Dress Ideas

Different styles of cocktail dress will surely provide us plenty different looks to a wedding. Are you going to don a classic sheath dress, or chic A-line dress, flowy pleated maxi dress, or even a trapeze dress, weddings are definitely a chance for you to dress up. Just bear in mind your outfit should be comfortable that you have to be able to sit – and dance – in the dress. All of these dresses can be easily paired with metallic sexy heel, sparkling jewelries, or statement accessories depending on the wedding dress code.

Dress with BlazerDress Ideas with Outerwear (Blazer)  Dress with FascinatorGuest Outfit Ideas with Fascinator Head Accessories

As for additional accessories such as outerwear or fascinator, wear them when the type of the venue seems to ask for that. Winter weddings or outdoor wedding with sun, wind and heat usually call for warmer clothing or coverage such as blazer or cardigan – or tights if it’s winter. Opt for a tailored blazer if the wedding calls for semi-formal or formal occasion in the afternoon, while cardigan can be worn for more casual, afternoon wedding. Don’t wear outwear that evokes casual look such as bomber, leather or denim, or moto-bike jacket.

While wearing a fascinator or hat to a wedding is fun and festive, keep your fascinator low key, tasteful and slightly conservative in order to not distract from the bride and groom. Although some says it’s not common to wear fascinator these days, actually this fashion curiosity has made increasingly frequent appearances – at weddings, christenings and race meetings – thanks, in part, to the Duchess of Cambridge. Plus, they are so pretty and stylish as you can also pull together your look so that you arrive to your friend’s big day looking perfectly poised. But, of course, opt for this cute headpiece only if you feel comfortable with it.

Dress Ideas Flower PrintDresses in Flower PrintsLace Dress IdeasRomantic Lacy Dress Ideas Dress with Lace SkirtOutfit Ideas with Lace Skirt

Floral and lace are without a doubt the most forgiving elements of a wedding guest outfit to enhance that romantic, feminine look to your attire. You can’t go wrong with floral prints and lace when attending to a wedding.  For a modern look, don’t go too matchy-matchy. Do not wear one color head to toe, instead put incongruous things together with two matching elements.

Spring Summer Dress IdeasFlowy Look Maxi Dress IdeasWedding Guest Midi Outfit IdeasTrendy Look Midi Dress and Skirt Ideas Wedding Guest Mini OutfitChic Look Mini Dress and Skirt Ideas

Maxi, midi, or mini, sure there are plenty of outfit options to wear at a wedding. It’s always in style and looks flattering on almost everybody, but up first, find out the dos and don’ts about wearing an outfit to one of life’s brightest events. For example, no jeans, anything too sexy or revealing – especially if you opt for mini outfit make sure the wedding is not very conservative –, anything torn, with holes, stained, too big or too small for you, and anything strapless to a religious wedding.

Take a look at these three articles of wedding guest dress etiquette “Wedding Guest Attire: What to Wear to a Wedding” (Part 1), (Part 2), and (Part 3), as well as more and more style ideas below

Wedding Guest Afternoon Formal Dress IdeasFormal Chic Dress Ideas

Morning Dress IdeasSemi Formal Dress IdeasCasual Look DressSimple and Casual Dress Ideas Casual Evening Dress IdeasCasual Evening DressBeach Wedding Guest IdeasBeach Wedding Guest Dress Ideas

15 comments on «Style Ideas: Wedding Guest Dresses and Attires For All Seasons»

  1. Philiswa says:

    Where to shop for the Gorgeautiful Dresses

    1. dee-nee says:

      Hi Philiswa,

      This blog doesn’t sell any products.
      Mainly, this blog features review of each product along with fashion tips for the readers
      If you have question about specific product, please write down on the comment box
      Hopefully I can help you by giving links of online stores that sell the product.

      Thank you so much for the comment Philiswa
      Have a lovely day 🙂

  2. Cara says:

    Hi,

    I was wondering if you know where I would get the yellow or navy dress under semi formal wedding guest ideas?

    Thanks

    1. dee-nee says:

      Hi Cara,

      You could check chicisimo.com (link already given) and find both ladies’ blog site
      They have information where to buy the dress

      Or here I give you the direct link (navy dress and yellow dress)

      Thanks 🙂

  3. There are some awesome outfit ideas in this article! And I love that you featured different body types, keep up the great work!

  4. Tyrene says:

    Hi,
    Where can I buy the sheat dress the White one on the right with one sleeve please.
    Thanks
    Tyrene

    1. dee-nee says:

      Well according to the blogger, the dress is one shoulder lace dress from Dresslux (SS 12 collection) which obviously already sold out
      But I found a few similar lace dress in white (or off-white) you might like to consider:
      – two from JCPenney > Simply Liliana One-Shoulder Lace Wedding Dress and One-Shoulder Lace Wedding Dress (both are pure white)
      Gina Bacconi Bouquet Guipure Dress (light beige) at House Of Fraser
      White One Shoulder Lace Dress at Sheinside (pure white)
      Emilio Pucci One-shoulder macramé lace mini dress at The Outnet (pure white)

      However, I specially like this Adrianna Pappel lace dress (although it’s not one shoulder but look pretty and beautiful)

      That’s all I can help Tyrene,
      Thanks for your comment and have a great day 🙂

  5. Love the Beach Wedding Dress ideas but where could I even begin to find them? Any sites you recommend or got those from?
    🙂

    1. dee-nee says:

      Hi Nancy,

      You could check chicisimo.com and find all ladies’ blog site
      They have information where to buy the dress

      Thanks for your question Nancy
      Have a great day 🙂

  6. maxi dresses for the larger curvy lady – black plunging ‘V’ top with floral under the bustline long skirk as seen on wesbsite.

  7. Chex says:

    Hi, where can I buy the dress from the 1st photo of the STEALTH COLOR(neutral) category? Thanks

    1. dee-nee says:

      Hi Chex,

      I’m sorry but I don’t know where to buy the dress except you can ask the blogger herself at Fashion South
      However, I don’t think the dress is still available till now.

      I can only help you finding similar dress (here and here) – which obviously not the same – with different shade of grey and different style of sleeve

      Sorry for not helping you much and thank you for your comment
      Have a nice day 🙂

  8. Jamie says:

    Any idea on where to buy the middle dress in the Neutral Stealth Color?

    1. dee-nee says:

      Well … I don’t think the dress is still available now, but you can ask the blogger herself via lolamansil

      I only can find dress in similar style but different color here

      Thanks much for your comment Jamie, I’m sorry for not helping much 🙁
      Have a nice, beautiful day

  9. anna compston says:

    Hi do you know where I could buy the pale blue/grey jumpsuit?

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