11 Unique and Stylish Guest Outfits for a Garden Wedding 

Unlike an indoor event, a garden wedding benefits from sunlight and the open air, creating the perfect environment for lightweight garments, pastels, and carefree silhouettes. If you were invited to one, you’re in luck—there are plenty of chic, easily achievable ensembles you can choose from to match your personal style while delivering on the dress code. 

Below, we list several ideas to get you started. 

Garden Wedding Outfit Ideas for Male Guests:

Light-Colored Suit

Flip the switch on the classic black suit and don a set in ivory or sand hues. Instead of worsted wool, silk blends, and other shiny fabrics, go for linens and cotton, and similar breathable materials. Complete the look with matching loafers.  

Printed Shirt & Light Pants

For intimate beachside weddings right by the shore, wear a laid back button-up in a tropical or floral print with a weightless linen trouser to match.

Pastel Shirt and Khaki Pants 

Keep it sunny with a pastel button-down and neutral pants. Accessorize with a pair of sunglasses. 

READ MORE: The Wedding Guest’s Complete Guide to the Most Common Dress Codes 

Garden Wedding Outfit Ideas for Female Guests:

Floral Dress

Since you’ll be in a lush garden surrounded by wedding blossoms, why not mirror the motif with a vibrant floral frock? Find a dress with a unique botanical print to stand out. Style it with strappy heels and an artistic micro bag. 

Ruffle Maxi Dress

You can certainly still wear floor-grazing dresses to an outdoor wedding—just cross your fingers and hope it won’t rain. A ruffled or tiered maxi in a solid color is a chic, flouncy option that’s a sure headturner.  

Halter Neck Jumpsuit

Bring a touch of the urban-chic to a garden wedding with a halter jumpsuit in a striking print. If the wedding falls on a humid summer day, opt for a backless cut and breezy fabric.  To accessorize, go for large hoops or dangling earrings. 

A-Line Skirt and Asymmetrical Top

Keep it bright and bouncy with an a-line midi or maxi skirt and a one-shoulder top in a crisp fabric. Enhance the look with woven block heels and neutral jewelry. 

Wide-Leg Pants and Off-Shoulder Top

Not one for skirts? Enter the wide-leg and high-waist pant, one of the most comfortable and easily styleable wardrobe staples. You can wear it with an off-shoulder top in a matching print or solid color. As for the shoes, pack on the inches to elongate your body and maximize the illusion provided by the pants. Platform heels or tall boots would do the trick. 

Toile de Jouy Set

Will they be serving tea at the wedding? If so, draw inspiration from the softly ornate motifs of vintage ceramics with a breezy toile de jouy set. These garterized coordinates will leave you effortlessly summer-ready. Style them with lace-up sandals or classy d’orsay heels. 

Crochet Dress

The great thing about crochet dresses is that they fit the body like a glove, and can be completely one-of-a-kind, especially if yours is custom-made. Not to mention the fact that they can come in playful patterns and candy colors. On a practical note, crocheted textiles are also resistant to sweat stains, which make them ideal for warmer weather. Style it with white strappy sandals and a rattan bag.  

Strapless Pantsuit

Sharp and chic, a tube pantsuit strikes a perfect balance between feminine and masculine dressing. If the dress code encourages a bold color range, pick the shade that works best on your skin tone and commit to a suit in that color. To play up the fierceness of the look, don spotless pumps with a razor-sharp toe. An alternative shoe: chunky sneakers. Let them peek out from beneath the piling pant hem to add an element of camp and cool balance to your outfit. 

READ MORE: The Wedding Guest’s Complete Guide to the Most Common Dress Codes 

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