White Tie/Black TieThis is the most formal option. Men should wear a tuxedo, and women either a cocktail dress or evening gown. Make the most of the opportunity for some full out glamor! It's not often you get the chance to wear a full length evening gown, so make the most of it! This vintage 50s ball dress is perfect for a sophistictaed evening look when teamed with rhinestone accessories like this cute fish necklace and some diamante heels.
Formal/Black Tie OptionalMen should wear a suit and tie for a formal event, and women can wear either a suit, a cocktail dress or any other tailored smart dress. Don't forget you can dress up any smart dress with some fabulous accessories. This 1960s flapper-style dress doesn't need any extra embellishment, but add an amazing clutch Bag and some elegant shoes and you'll look fabulous!
You might think casual means that anything goes, but even if the rehearsal dinner is a BBQ in somebody's garden you might be pushing it to turn up in cut-off shorts. Jeans should be fine, as are sundresses and tailored shorts.
This sundress strikes a great balance between relaxed and chic. Casual don't mean zero effort, so it doesn't hurt to still look great! Team a sundress with some sandals and a straw tote bag. Don't forget - if in doubt then give the bride or groom a call and ask!