What to Wear to Your Rehearsal Dinner

On the week of your wedding you’ve got the finer details of the wedding finalised, your guests are arriving in town, you’ve had your last wedding dress fitting and you’ve broken into your wedding shoes…you’ve got everything covered except…The Rehearsal Dinner Outfit!

It seems for many a bride the rehearsal dinner is very much an afterthought and more often than not brides frantically piece together their rehearsal dinner outfits. Don’t let that be you! Here’s a few tips and tricks to finding the perfect outfit for your rehearsal dinner.

A formal soiree

Your natural instinct might be a LBD, but that might be a little sombre for the occasion. Pick a cocktail dress that you’d love to wear again and again, either a structured pop of colour or a whimsical floral gown. Teamed with some fun heels and a mood-toned eyes.

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Gorgeous crepe gown by Alexander McQueen (via Net a Porter)

A mid-day brunch

You might not want to go too formal though if you do – go for it – you’re the bride! A beautiful boho maxi styled with some glitzy sandals make the perfect outfit for a mid-day event. Or go for a flattering pastel creation.

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Pastel Pink Talulah Dress (via The Iconic)

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This glam but understated number by ROXCIIS Rakeel (via: The Iconic)

Classic vs. Trendy

If you’re wearing a classic wedding gown, why not go for something uber fashionable for the rehearsal dinner. If you however, are going for an unconventional dress for the wedding, opt for something more classic – maybe a white lace dress?

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Gorgeous Kim K West opted for a white Margiela low cut number for her rehearsal dinner (image via: Hollywood Life)

Add the accessory and then add some more

It’s your time to shine, so add a little bling to the mixture with some statement earrings and a great clutch. Why not accessorise with a bright coloured lippy? A coral red lipstick is always a good idea.

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These splurge worthy statement earrings by Oscar De La Renta (via: Net a Porter)

To have and to hold

Make sure you opt for something you feel comfortable wearing, that makes you feel confident, and you’ll love to wear again. Here’s your excuse to splurge on that dress you’ve been lusting for all year – go for it!



Posted in Eveningwear, Fashion, Jewellery by wedded wonderland

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