Mothers and special guests can take their cue from the bride and groom when it comes to the style of dress appropriate for the affair.
From casual to formal, daytime to evening, modern to traditional, David's Bridal has the perfect look to complement any event. We have hundreds of choices in the latest colors and styles. Our etiquette experts have pulled together the following guidelines to help you narrow down your choices.
FORMAL OR EVENING EVENTMirror the formality of the event with a sophisticated and elegant style. In most cases, a floor length dress is most appropriate. A great pair of heels and a coordinating or beaded evening bag will complete the look.
SEMI-FORMAL EVENING OR AFTERNOON EVENTAny silhouette, either long or short, can work for this type of event. Another great option is the versatility of a high-low or asymmetrical hem. Pair the dress of your choice with simple jewelry and accessories for an understated elegant look.
INFORMAL OR AFTERNOON EVENTWhether a destination or daytime affair, beautiful styles in soft fabrics will flatter any body type. For an outdoor setting, choose silhouettes that will look especially lovely flowing in the breeze. Comfort is key, especially in warm climates.
MAKE IT YOUR OWNWhile the happy couple may set the overall tone, don't lose sight of your own personality when choosing an outfit for a special wedding. Check out our tips for discovering your own personal style.