Dress Decoder

Dress Decoder

Dress code left you feeling lost? You’re not alone! We’ve demystified the most
common wedding dress codes so you can show up feeling confident in your outfit.

Pro tip: When in doubt, it’s always better to be a bit overdressed.

Dress
Decoder

Dress code left you feeling lost? You’re not alone!
We’ve demystified the most common wedding dress
codes so you can show up feeling confident
in your outfit.

Pro tip: When in doubt, it’s always better
to be a bit overdressed.

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Black Tie
Dressed to the nines

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Note: Hair should be polished
(an updo or blowout).

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1. Accessories: 2-3 statement pieces
like embellished chandeliers, a
sparkly necklace, or a metallic clutch.

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2. Dress: Full-length formal dress
in a luxe fabric like velvet and
silk, or allover beading.

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3. Shoes: Tasteful heels.

Black Tie
Dressed to the nines

1. Accessories: 2-3 statement pieces like embellished chandeliers, a sparkly necklace, or a metallic clutch.
2. Dress: Full-length formal dress in a luxe fabric like velvet and silk, or allover beading.
3. Shoes: Tasteful heels.
Note: Hair should be polished (an updo or blowout).

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Black Tie
Optional
Elegance is key

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1. Accessories: 2-3 statement pieces. Think pearl drop earrings, a metallic clutch, or shimmery bracelet.

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2. Dress: Full-length formal dress or a fancy cocktail dress.

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Note: For shorter hemlines,accessorize with contrasting shoes!

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3. Shoes: Heels or embellished flats.

Black Tie
Optional
Elegance is key

1. Accessories: 2-3 statement pieces. Think pearl drop earrings, a metallic clutch, or shimmery bracelet.
2. Dress: Full-length formal dress or a fancy
cocktail dress.
3. Shoes: Heels or embellished flats.
Note: For shorter hemlines, accessorize with contrasting shoes!

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Cocktail
Celebratory & chic

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Note: A ballet-inspired bun is the perfect updo for dancing all night.

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1. Dress: Shorter dress or a jumpsuit. Feel free to play around with colors and silhouettes.

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2. Accessories: 1-2 statement pieces. The more embellished the dress, the fewer the accessories.

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3. Shoes: Heels or embellished flats.

Cocktail
Celebratory & chic

1. Dress: Shorter dress or a jumpsuit. Feel free to play around with colors and silhouettes.
2. Accessories: 1-2 statement pieces. The more embellished the dress, the fewer the accessories.
3. Shoes: Heels or embellished flats.
Note: A ballet-inspired bun is the perfect updo for dancing all night.

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Daytime
Add a wink!

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1. Accessories: Fashion-forward but notflashy. Try hoop earrings, a bow, or a unique clutch.

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2. Dress: Shorter dress that plays with interesting prints and textures.

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Note: Metallic accessories effortlessly elevate casual looks.

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3. Shoes: Sandals or flats with extra flair.

Daytime
Add a wink!

1. Accessories: Fashion-forward but not flashy. Try hoop earrings, a bow, or a unique clutch.
2. Dress: Shorter dress that plays with interesting prints and textures.
3. Shoes: Sandals or flats with extra flair.
Note: Metallic accessories effortlessly elevate casual looks.

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Beach &
Destination
Easy, breezy, beautiful

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1. Accessories: Rough-cut stones, textural earrings, or a simple pendant
(no high-voltage sparkle here!).

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2. Dress: Flowy silhouettes inbreezy cotton or chiffon—not tooshort in case of high winds. Brightcolors and florals welcome.

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Note: You should feel effortless
and comfortable; don’t forget your sunnies!

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3. Shoes: Wedges or embellished sandals.

Beach &
Destination
Easy, breezy, beautiful

1. Accessories: Rough-cut stones, textural earrings, or a simple pendant (no high-voltage sparkle here!).
2. Dress: Flowy silhouettes in breezy cotton or chiffon—not too short in case of high winds.
Bright colors and florals welcome.
3. Shoes: Wedges or embellished sandals.
Note: You should feel effortless and comfortable; don’t forget your sunnies!

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For The Bride
Little white dresses

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Note: Schedule a blowout to prep for photo-ops with family & friends!

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1. Dress: Bridal white with a twist for your shower, rehearsal, or reception. Sequins, allover lace, and even feathers are fair game!

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2. Accessories: As the guest of honor, it’s time to shine. Think a sparkly cuff bracelet or chandelier earrings.

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3. Shoes: Heels or sandals in coordinating white.

For The Bride
Little white dresses

1. Dress: Bridal white with a twist for your shower, rehearsal, or reception. Sequins, allover lace, and even feathers are fair game!
2. Accessories: As the guest of honor, it’s time to shine. Think a sparkly cuff bracelet or chandelier earrings.
3 Shoes: Heels or sandals in coordinating white.
Note: Schedule a blowout to prep for photo-ops with family & friends!.

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