What To Wear For Summer Weddings & Events
It’s late Spring, which means Summer Weddings & Events.
From the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this month to Glyndebourne and the open air opera season, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Ascot, Wimbledon and more, there are plenty of opportunities (or requirements) to dress up.
Knowing what to wear for Summer weddings and events can be difficult.
It goes without saying that everyone wants to look their very best and it’s not easy to find what to wear.
Special Occasion clothing can look too a bit too starchy and stuffy and Smart Casual is well, a little too casual.
When it comes to dressing for Summer weddings and events, it’s worth spending a little more time and money getting it just right.
And if you don’t have the time or the inclination to trawl the shops or surf the net, use a professional stylist.
Summer Weddings And Events Are Often Held Outside.
Outdoor venues typically bring extra considerations: the 2 x G’s.
Yes, you are very likely to be walking on Grass and Gravel.
CWC style tip: to walk gracefully over grass, gravel, cobblestones and uneven ground, wear Dress Flats, kitten or block heels.
When it comes to Event dressing, at CWC we believe in a sophisticated grown-up style accompanied with a relaxed comfortable elegance. Modern yet classic.
Let yourself be applauded for your refined style and your sense of occasion.
And as the temperature rises, no matter how tempting it is to parade your figure and flash the flesh, don’t!
Keep your appearance appropriate and dignified.
Outfits With Hats
I’ve chosen four dresses that will all take you to any Summer event such as a Wedding or Royal Ascot.
CWC style tip: No fascinators are allowed in the Royal enclosure.
Wear a proper hat with a base of at least 4 inches/10 cms.
Left to right:
Rose feather and flowers hat, Suzanne Bettley
Blush ruffle dress, Paule Ka
Block heels, Prada
Neutral/pink pillbox hat, Bundle MacLaren Millinery
Floral dress, Dolce & Gabbana
Green Mint satin shoe, LK Bennett
Green Mint Clutch, LK Bennett
Fuchsia beret, Beverley Edmondson
Fuchsia dress, Antonio Berardi
Blush shoulder bag, Loewe
Floral Hat, Stephen Jones
Pink dress, Emilia Wickstead
Glossy Slingbacks, Prada
Outfits Without A Hat
You may be invited to a wedding or event that requires a little more finesse than your smart workwear outfit but is not quite Cocktail or Occasion wear.
As hats make a statement in themselves, when you don’t have to wear one, you can make a stronger visual statement in a printed dress or a single colour dress with extra or exaggerated style details.
Below we show you what to wear that lets you stand out without making a spectacle of yourself.
Again there is a choice of shapes and sleeve options.
Left to right:
Floral dress, Erdem
Shoulder bag, Sophie Hulme
Printed silk dress, The Fold
Balloon sleeve crepe satin dress, Roksanda
Leather clutch, Bottega Veneta
Low heels, Mandarina shoes
Tulip print dress, Goat
Satin clutch, Bienen-Davis
Sandals, LK Bennett
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