What To Wear To A Spring City Wedding | sheerluxe.com

What To Wear To A Spring City Wedding

If the idea of finding a wedding-appropriate look for city nuptials this season fills you with dread, never fear. We know the feeling of trying to juggle the weather here in Blighty with sophisticated occasion wear, so we’re bringing you our definitive guide to grown-up dressing that’s still dress-code ready. Plus, there's no need to blow the budget, stick to these sartiorial tips and you won't have to purchase an entirely new look, just a few key pieces and you're good to go...

ADD SOME GLAMOUR WITH A MAXI

The key to keeping a maxi urban enough for a city occasion? Bold accessories. Team this season’s on-trend pastel offerings from Self-Portrait and Zara with a leather jacket à la Sincerely Jules or statement sunnies like Candela Novembre for a bit of edge.

Floral Print Long Dress, £89.99 | Mango

Long Dress, £49.99 | Zara

Guipure Lace Maxi Dress, £320 | Self-Portrait

Long Printed Dress, £49.99 | Zara

Double Tiered Maxi Dress, £225 | Reiss

Flowy Long Dress, £69.99 | Mango

GO MODERN IN CULOTTES

Tired of the same old dress plus courts formula? Invest in the wearable culottes style for a look that doubles-up from a wedding to the office – team with vertiginous heels for a modern take on party-wear.

Teleri Structured Culottes, £129 | Coast

Ingrid Crepe Culottes, £145 | Iris & Ink

Loose-Fit Trousers, £25.99 | Zara

Paisley Lace Culottes, £200 | Self Portrait

Darshon Culottes, £247.18 | Erika Cavallini

Flared Cropped Trouser, £140 | Whistles

 

 

UPDATE A TOP WITH A FULL SKIRT

For a feminine style that still has a cool-girl edge, go for a full skirt. From Roksanda to L.K. Bennett, the graphic print is everywhere this season, so team with an equally colourful top for a fun city look.

Textured Skirt, Hot Pink, £109 | Coast

Abstract Full Skirt, £169 | Damsel In A Dress

Layered Bouquet Full Skirt, £159 | Ted Baker

Amina Printed Midi Skirt, £250 | L.K. Bennett

Tiara Skirt in Pastel Peach, £250 | L.K.Bennett

Flared Cotton Skirt, £59 | COS

 

 

KEEP IT SIMPLE WITH A JUMPSUIT

Don’t be afraid to opt for pants. To keep them looking chic, choose a jumpsuit in bright colours and patterns – from wide-leg at Whistles to off-the-shoulder ruffles at Topshop, and keep accessories minimal and chic. 

Wild Floral Silk Jumpsuit, £230 | Whistles

Lace Panel Jumpsuit, £300 | Self Portrait

Jalessa Jumpsuit, £581 | Diana Von Furstenberg

Sleeveless Satin-Crepe Jumpsuit, £845 | Galvan

Debi Jumpsuit, £430 | Alice + Olivia

Pink Jumpsuit, £230 | Three Floor

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

UPDATED A PLEATED SKIRT


The pleat skirt trend is going nowhere, so put your fashionable foot forward in an offering from the high street. Wear a bright-hued piece for a fun take.

Pleated Silk-Blend Jacquard Midi Skirt, £1,220 | Gucci

Pleated Printed Satin Midi Skirt, £535 | Cédric Charlier

Satin Pleat Midi Skirt, £45 | Topshop

Monochrome Stripe Pleated Midi, £55 | Topshop

Finely Pleated Metallic Midi Skirt, £39.99 | Zara

Floral Print Maxi Skirt, £199 | Karen Millen

 

 

SHOW YOUR TOMBOY SIDE IN SHORTS

We already showed you our dream shorts for work and play this season, so why not sport the look for a wedding, too? Keep the length modest and the edit otherwise chic (think blazer or structured top) for a trendy version of occasion-ready style.

Enya Light Denim Tie Shorts, £110 | L.K Bennett

Greece Shorts, £95 | Reiss

Silk Shorts, £39.99 | H&M

Stripe Print Shorts, £110 | Reiss

Kelston Broderie Anglaise Cotton & Silk-Blend Shorts, £495 | Roland Mouret

Two-Tone Shorts, £605 | Balenciaga

 

 

PARE THINGS DOWN IN TROUSERS

Trust us, you can wear trousers to a city wedding. To keep it sophisticated and chic, opt for a wide-leg cut and loose-fitting structure, and team with neutral top for a smart edit.

Flowing Trousers, £29.99 | Zara

Palazzo Trousers, £39.99 | Zara

Rome Printed Wide Leg Trousers, £59 (was £79) | Coast

Chiffon Trousers, £330 | O'2nd

Printed Silk Crepe De Chine Wide-Leg Pants, £880 | Valentino

Pleated Palazzo Trousers, £65 | Topshop

 

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