What to Wear to a Wedding

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What to Wear to a Wedding
Black Tie

This calls for a floor-length gown, tea-length dress, or a chic, dressy jumpsuit.

Source: Black Halo jumpsuit, $575; Baublebar earrings, $48; Gucci sandals, $1,250. All from Halls Kansas City (Crown Center).
What to Wear to a Wedding
Daytime

Never wear white (you don’t want to upstage the bride). But a white background with a floral print is fine.

Source: Samkas Beulah dress, $118; 42 Gold sandals,$136; Earrings, $52. All from Clothology 135 (Leawood).
What to Wear to a Wedding
Beach Casual

A colorful, relaxed maxi-length dress is perfectly appropriate. And definitely not heels!

Source: Igor Kimono dress, $355; Igor cumberbund, $155; Keishi pearl necklace, $465. All from Webster House (Crossroads).
What to Wear to a Wedding
Semi-Formal

Tucked between formal and casual, an elegant cocktail dress with statement jewelry will make an impact.

Source: SD Exterior dress, $520; from Hudson & Jane (Crestwood Shops). Oval DBandCo rhodium earrings, $129; from Delbrenna Jewelry (Crestwood Shops).
What to Wear to a Wedding
Beach Formal

Embrace the locale and go with bold color in a long, flowy dress paired with wedge sandals and elevated accessories.

Source: Jude Connally halter dress, $288; Jack Rogers sandals, $148; gold cuff, $158; hoop earrings, $156. All from Miriam Garvey (Fairway Shops).
What to Wear to a Wedding
White Tie

Women should wear a formal floor-length evening gown, no exceptions.

Source: Jovani gown, $619; from Gown Gallery (Crossroads). Carol Dauplaise earrings, $12, and bracelet, $16; from Halls Kansas City (Crown Center).
What to Wear to a Wedding
Casual

Pay attention to the location. For a garden wedding, a simple spaghetti-strap floral print is your best bet.

Source: C/Meo Collective dress, $190; Free People sandals, $128; Julie Zancanelli necklaces, $628, $288. All from Alysa Rene Boutique (Park Place).
What to Wear to a Wedding
Cocktail

A knee-length dress is perfect for a festive, less-formal event. If the service is held in a place of worship, remember to bring a scarf or shawl to cover your arms.

Source: Peruvian Connection dress, $199; earrings $80; from Peruvian Connection (Crestwood Shops).

From black tie to casual we’ve got you covered. Here are common wedding guest dress codes explained so you arrive appropriately—and stylishly— dressed for the celebration.

Photos by Ron Berg

Hair & makeup by Molly McPheter Roots & Branches Salon

Shot on location at The Historic Longview Mansion

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