The April wedding season is upon us. Our family, friends, and acquaintances are tying the knot and starting a new chapter of their lives. We all want to look our absolute best because we do not want to watch the video or see the photos and just cringe. The first thing you should know is that weddings are formal, so etiquette is a must. However, this article will focus on the 4 outfit ideas you can consider that will compliment your personality and the wedding you will be attending.
THE ELEGANT OUTFIT
If you are attending a glamorous and elegant reception, you will have to pull out an elegant dress. With this outfit, you have to consider a long chic timeless dress. This dress can be in your favorite color or a neutral hue that you can wear for ten years to come. Elegant dresses are an investment. For this outfit, you will have to buy two or three pairs of shoes so that you can dress it up or down. This will give your dress life and not make it boring. Also get a bangle, earrings and a sparkly clutch bag to add a touch of bling.
THE THEMED OUTFIT
Themed outfits are usually a bit personal, try to be as creative as possible so that you stand out at the wedding. However do not go overboard and overshadow the bride, this is not your day but HERS. With this outfit, you are likely to pick an era of fashion that you loved the most and purchase an outfit that best tells that era. You are likely to find such an outfit in thrift stores or vintage stores or the ‘Bend Down’ boutique. It will not cost you that that much. If you purchase a vintage outfit you will have to buy the appropriate accessories and shoes so that you can properly execute the theme perfectly.
THE TRADITIONAL OUTFIT
There is just something about African outfits that just make them look so original and on point. Traditional outfits make us know who we are and where we come from and most of all proud of our heritage. I just wish people would dress up in these outfits more often, as they are so original and they really represent where we come from. Most of all they make others turn green with envy. Buy the appropriate accessories and shoes, do not make the mistake of diluting the outfit, it might seize to be original.
Have fun picking up your wedding outfit and the perfect accessories to go with it.