Winter wedding party Dresses

What to wear to a winter wedding

Winter weddingThough winter is not the most popular time of year for a wedding, the number of winter weddings has increased dramatically in recent years. If you have been invited to a winter wedding, you are probably trying to figure out what to wear. The proper attire for wedding guests depends on a variety of factors including the wedding style, location and time of day.

Is it a black tie wedding?

The wedding invitation will normally state if the wedding is black tie. If that's the case, it makes dressing a bit easier. For black tie weddings, men are expected to wear tuxedos and women don full-length evening gowns. If it's anything less than black tie, that's where it can get confusing.

Where is the wedding taking place?

If it's a church wedding with a reception at the local country club or hotel ballroom, then you can expect formal yet conservative attire. Select a dress, knee-length to tea-length. Anything shorter isn't appropriate and a long gown may be too much. For a church wedding, add a wrap or bolero jacket if you are wearing a strapless gown. Avoid plunging necklines and high slits.

If the wedding reception is being held at a restaurant, wear whatever you would normally wear to dine at that establishment. For an upscale restaurant, a dress is appropriate. For something more casual, perhaps a cashmere sweater and slacks are a better choice.

Choosing the right colors

When selecting the color of your outfit, there are a few things to avoid. Don't wear white - it's not appropriate for anyone but the bride. If the wedding is in the daytime, do not wear black.

Avoid bright colors such as sunny yellow and orange. These shades are best reserved for spring weddings. Instead look for a dress in rich, wintery colors such as burgundy, deep plum and forest green. Red is an appropriate choice, but lean more toward dark reds rather than bold fire engine red.

Purple sheath dress - NordstromDressing for an outdoor wedding

Many couples are planning outdoor weddings, even in the wintertime. Snow and ice can make a beautiful backdrop for a weddding. If you are invited to an outdoor wedding, dress appropriately for the weather.

How to wear your hair

Wear your hair down but pulled back away from your face. An updo can easily come undone in windy or damp weather. Instead select a half up-half down style. This way your hair will be off of your face, but not at risk to come toppling down.

Watch this video for a fabulous half up-half down hairstyle that is perfect for the bride or any wedding guest. Of course, skip the tiara if you aren't the bride!

Casual wedding attire for a guy?

by julka

Wondering if anyone has any suggestions for what my groom can wear to our wedding. It's casual in the sense that we're treating it like a big party rather than a wedding.
Anyway, it's in winter, at night. I'm probably wearing a deep red/cranberry colored, tea length bridesmaid dress. My sisters (who are my "attendants") are wearing simple black dresses.
He has dark blonde hair, blue eyes, is fair skinned, and has a small-average build. We are trying to find somethign sort of metrosexual-ish in style: modern, clean lines, somewhat form fitting. Any ideas?
What about

Engagement parties  — Iowa State Daily
If it is a fancy venue, then it may be appropriate to have a black-tie event, but if it is a casual venue, it is not necessary to wear something so fancy as a ball-gown or a tuxedo.

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