The bride has been planning her outfit for over a year. What are YOU going to wear? Donâ€™t stress. When for dressing for a wedding be festive and occasion appropriate. If you’re going as the “plus one,” get your hands on the invite. Get an idea of the dress code and event’s schedule (day into night?). Whatever you wear, do not detract attention from the bride- this is her moment. When in doubt, our golden rule is go basic on your dress and flashy on the footwear- that way you can can kick up your heels at the reception without stealing the spotlight. Remember, ‘black tie’ does not translate into red carpet, think gown if the requested attire is ‘white tie.’ And be prepared, nuptials are forever and the celebrations can be neverending. Think comfy shoes for later, a wrap, and after-party attire if apropos.
All-Occasion Dresses for Any Body Type
Perfect for women with a larger body or women with a smaller bank account, this flirty Donna Rico Halter Dress dress comes in sizes 4-24 and in four summery colors.
Made for summertime soirees, afternoon affairs, or fancy showers, this DKNY Jeans dress is decidedly the most flattering print ever and only $98.00.
The full length Mary L Couture Jersey Gown will keep you cool for steamy nighttime affairs-keep your accessorizing to a minimum.
Bold and Beautiful
Designer Tadashi Shoji is the official Fashion Designer for the Miss Universe Organization. Don’t let that scare you. Catherine Zeta Jones, Lauryn Hill, Halle Barry, and Marisa Tomei are just a few of the stars who’ve worn his gowns. Surprisingly affordable, find Tadashi at Nordstrom.com for the perfect blend of eye-catching and understated.
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