Woman wearing a light blue top and skirt combo

What to wear to a wedding evening do

Wedding season is upon us and you know what that means - it’s time to find the perfect wedding evening guest outfit. Many people dread trying to work out what to wear to a wedding evening do, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might think. As you are invited to the evening event and won’t be there all day throughout the ceremony, this gives you a bit more flexibility in what you can wear. It also means you don’t have to worry about heels destroying your feet from being stood in them all day! 

When it comes to what to wear to a wedding reception evening event, as long as you don’t wear white then you can pretty much wear anything. Whether you love finding that perfect wedding season dress or want to find something a bit different this year, then you’ve come to the right place. With our help here at NADINE MERABI, we can find you the perfect wedding evening outfit that will turn heads without upstaging the bride. Sounds perfect, right?

Things to consider

While you can pretty much wear anything to a wedding evening event, there are a few things you should think about before searching for the perfect occasionwear for you. For example, by considering the location, season and dress code of the event you will be able to narrow down your search for the perfect outfit. 

If a dress code isn’t stated on your wedding invitation then you can assume that you’re allowed to wear anything. But of course, you should always be mindful of requests from the happy couple. For example, if the wedding is a religious ceremony or there are specific colour schemes in place then you should keep this in mind when picking your outfit. 

Similarly, if the wedding evening do you have been invited to is taking place outdoors then you may want to think twice about wearing stiletto heels and be sure to take a jacket with you. 

Dresses are your best friend

You can’t go wrong with a dress when looking for the perfect wedding guest outfit for you. Not only are they super comfortable and versatile but it is an effortless way to show that you’ve made an effort for the event. Especially if you go for one of the dresses from our collection. 

There are a number of different styles and colours of dresses that you can choose from. For example, if you want to embrace the wedding season with something bright and colourful then why not go for the ISLA Purple Dress? With mixed sequins and detailed embroidery, you will be sure to look the part when you enter the evening wedding reception and look ready to embrace the summer season. With short sleeves, you also don’t have to worry too much about being hot at the event, as this outfit will keep you cool, calm, and looking your best. 

Woman wearing lilac dress with V-neck and feather appliqués on the hem and shoulders

Go for a jumpsuit

If you’re the kind of person that always wears a dress to a wedding then this is the opportunity for you to try something different. A great alternative to a dress is a stylish and chic jumpsuit. 

Jumpsuits are very similar to dresses in their style and fit, but are a lot easier and often comfier to move about in - which is perfect if you plan to be up on the dance floor at this wedding evening do. When you’re wondering what to wear to a wedding reception evening event you may not necessarily think about a jumpsuit at first, but believe us you will be glad that you did. 

For example, we recommend the MARISSA Rose Gold Jumpsuit as it is formal enough for the special occasion but is also chic and stylish so that you can wear it again. It is fully lined to offer you a smooth flattering fit and the flare pants look great with a pair of high heels. 

Woman wearing long-sleeved jumpsuit with rose gold sequin detail

If you usually struggle when it comes to styling and accessorising your outfits then this jumpsuit is perfect for you as it doesn’t really require any accessorising at all. It comes with a detachable belt that you can choose to wear or not. Then all you need is a nude clutch bag and you’re ready to go. 

Top and skirt combo

Still not sure what to wear? You can’t beat a top and skirt combo. They’re the perfect combination for a wedding evening do event as they’re comfortable, keep you cool and are easy to move around in. 

For example, the NICOLE Blue Top and MIA Blue Skirt pair offer the ultimate wedding dress outfit that can be worn again and again throughout the summer. It is effortlessly chic and looks great with a high ponytail and a pair of high heels. The MIA Blue Skirt also adds a touch of luxury to your outfit due to its blue feather detailing. 

Woman wearing light blue skirt with feathered hem


Here at NADINE MERABI, we’ve got a range of clothing appropriate for all events. From race day outfits to the perfect wedding guest occasionwear, we’ve got a range of clothing for you to choose from. Shop now and find the perfect outfit for you.

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