With spring just around the corner, wedding invitations started to flood inboxes. But while RSVPing to all the upcoming nuptials may be as easy as clicking a button, deciding what to wear isn’t always so simple.
That’s because you’ll likely encounter a range of dress codes, with some being less obvious to decipher. For example, you’re probably familiar with black tie and semiformal attire, but what about a “festive” or “black tie optional” event? Of course, you’ll want to look cool and stylish, but you also don’t want to detract from the couple by not dressing appropriately for the occasion. To help break it down, we’ve rounded up a range of fool-proof looks for every type of wedding on your calendar. And to make things even more clear-cut, we’ve provided some must-know tips no matter the dress code.
Never wear white to a wedding, unless you’re in the bridal party or have specifically been asked to do so in the invite. It’s the bride’s big day; let her be the one to shine in an all-white number.
You can wear black to a wedding. Although it was once considered taboo, it’s now appropriate to wear the dark hue to an evening event,