Weddings are a billion dollar business. And it was trendy to spend a truck load of money on the wedding extravaganza. But many people have started opting for the simple and casual wedding. They want it to be laid back and relaxed. And it certainly seems to work, as people can be causal and enjoy more! But some people are boggled by the thought of ‘what to wear to a casual wedding’. Well, worry not, we have compiled a list of dresses that you can wear on a casual wedding and still look stylish!
What to wear to a casual wedding
Prep up the day dress
Day dresses might signal casual. And they might just sound too casual for a wedding party. You can choose a day dress which is not pure cotton, go for one with a slight touch of silk so that you do not look underdressed. They would work perfectly for a casual wedding. However, you need the right kind of accessories to make the day dress a hit at a casual wedding. Wear statement jewelry with your day dress. Wear nail art. Pick up the right shoes. The dress might sound casual but if you prep it up a bit with some accessories, it will look just the right mix of casual and formal.
Go for the jump suit
Jumpsuits are very much in style these days. And they are the perfect blend of casual and formal, with inclination towards none. But if you pick up a jumpsuit that has some embellishments, lacy design or an intricate flow, it would be perfect for wearing at a casual wedding. However try to keep it on the casual side as you don’t want to be overdone and stand out from the rest of the crowd. Wear it with matching pumps and you are good to go.
Pick a maxi dress
Maxi dresses are so cool for a casual gathering. They can be your hit wardrobe choice for a casual wedding. They are super comfortable so you wont get suffocated in them. They are not really formal so you will channel the casual vibes. They come in vibrant colors so you will look cool and they often have appealing cuts so you can show some skin by wearing a low neck or off shoulder dress and stay sexy yet casual. The best thing about wearing a maxi dress is that you don’t have the heels and be in pain for large part of the day. Maxi dresses look great with comfy flats and even wedges. Wear the flats or wedges, get a pedicure so that your toenails look fine!
Casual weddings can be a lot of fun. And they are easy on the pocket as well. Because neither the bride and groom are spending an insane amount of money on a one-day party and neither do you have to invest in a high end dress and uber expensive stilettos. It all can be done simply and casually. And it is a lot more fun as it requires you to be creative and think and ‘dress out of the box! What are your experiences about dressing up for a casual wedding? Let us know in comments!