How to Dress for a Wedding

The bride and her dress should be the center of attention on her wedding day. Follow this advice to make sure you are not the one standing out in the crowd.

You will need

  • Location of the wedding
  • Weather forecast
  • Invitation to a wedding

Step 1 Consider the location Consider the location. The reception venue will provide you wit a clue as to how formal the wedding will be.

Step 2 Watch the weather Watch the weather forecast, especially if the wedding or reception is being held outside.

Step 3 Read the invitation Read the invitation carefully. It may mention casual, proper, or black tie attire requested.

Step 4 Consider the time of day Consider the time of the reception. Morning or early afternoon weddings are more casual than dinnertime or evening ones.

Step 5 Do not wear white Do not wear white to a wedding. You never want to be mistaken as the bride or take the attention away from her.