I think it is fair to say that the most common dress code for weddings is formal or cocktail attire therefore today’s Spring/Summer Wedding Guest Dress for Success Guide is dedicated to the broad spectrum that is formal wedding wear. Formal is wonderful because you can go short or long (and you know how much I love long). Formal is of course a step down from black tie and lends itself to many different styles, silhouettes, colors and fabrics. And cocktail is a slight step below formal. However, when experimenting with fabrics and volumes always be mindful of the location of the wedding and if it is indoor or outdoor. Take it from someone who tends to overheat quickly, the last thing you want is to be stuck outside in an oppressively heavy dress. With that said play around and find what works best for you, your body type, the venue, and make sure your shoes are comfortable enough to dance the night away in.
A very special thank you to my fabulous collaborators that made this post possible! Thank you Carine’s Bridal Atelier for providing the gorgeous gowns, Charm & Fornash for the flawless baubles, and Drybar for the beautiful blow out!