Shopping SOS! Essential Questions To Ask When You're Looking For The Perfect Wedding Outfit

Thursday, October 20, 2016

 Most of us love going to weddings, especially if your closest friends or family members are tying the knot. When it comes to planning an outfit, there are lots of things to bear in mind. If you’re preparing for a wedding in the coming months, and you don’t even know where to start, don’t panic. You’ve come to the right place. Here are some essential questions to ask when you’re trying to locate the perfect wedding outfit.

What is the dress code?
Some couples specify a dress code. Others give you free reign to wear what you like. If there is a specific theme or general guidelines, make sure you take this into consideration. There may be a theme or even fancy dress. In other cases, you may be encouraged to wear formal attire or to choose a smart casual look.

Where is the wedding?
The location and type of venue may have a major bearing on the kind of clothing you choose. If the wedding is at a stately home, you’ll probably go for something formal. If it’s a knees-up at the local pub or a beach wedding, you may prefer to adopt a more relaxed approach. You may also need to take practical considerations into account when you’re shopping. If there are lots of steps to climb, for example, you may want to take a pair of flats as well as your heels.

What is your role?
When it comes to weddings, there are certain times when you want to look your best and stand out from the crowd. If your sister, daughter, son or best friend is getting married, you may want to go the extra mile. You may only be mother of the bride once or twice in your lifetime, so dress the part. This is a chance to treat yourself to a stunning outfit and make sure everybody knows that you’re a proud parent. If you have a got an important role to play, look for something unique. You could shop for mother of the bride at Frox of Falkirk, for example. If you go to independent stores or choose one-off designs, there’s no chance of duplicates.

What is the weather forecast?
Dressing for the weather is a concern for most of us living in the UK. The forecast can be unpredictable, especially in the cooler months. When you’re shopping, bear the weather conditions in mind. Of course, you want to look amazing. But you don’t want to spend the day shivering or looking like a drowned rat. Don’t forget to take an umbrella with you. If it’s cold outside, take a coat or a shawl to drape over your shoulders. You can always take extra layers off when you arrive.

You’ve received a wedding invitation, and you’re counting down the days until the big day. Now is the time to start thinking about what you’re going to wear. Wedding fashion can be a bit of a minefield, especially in cold weather. Think about these key questions when you’re shopping. They will help you to select something that suits the style and theme of the wedding and makes you look and feel incredible.

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