What to Wear to a Wedding as a Guest

What to Wear to a Wedding as a Guest!

Confused about what to wear to a wedding?! Are you scratching your head, trying to crack the code of what to wear to that upcoming nuptial extravaganza? Well, worry no more because St Frock's got your back! We've prepared St Frock's ultimate guide on what to wear to a wedding as a guest

We understand the importance of finding the perfect outfit that not only suits the occasion but also showcases your personal style. Whether you're attending a formal ceremony or a casual garden celebration, we've got you covered with our versatile pieces. Get ready to turn heads and feel confident as we explore various dress codes and provide you with some fabulous wedding guest outfit ideas

Traditional Wedding Dress Codes

Black Tie Elegance

If you've received an invitation to a fancy schmancy black tie affair? Time to channel your inner Hollywood starlet! St Frock's collection of stunning evening gowns like our Dominique Maxi Dress in Black Satin. Styled with elegant accessories like statement earrings and a sleek clutch to complete your sophisticated look will make you feel like you just stepped out as a star on a Cannes red carpet event.

Cocktail Chic

It's time to get your cocktail game on point! The dress code allows for a bit more flexibility while still maintaining a sense of elegance. A cocktail dress is the perfect choice for such occasions and St Frock has a killer collection of flirty and fabulous dresses that will make heads turn faster than your ex-boyfriend spotting you from across the room.  St Frock's cocktail collection features standout styles such as our Bernadine Midi Dress in Emerald Green Chiffon. Pair it with killer heels, a dazzling necklace, and get ready to party!

Semi-Formal Shindig

When it comes to semi-formal styling, think of it as a flirty dance between elegance and a touch of sass. Dresses like our Brylie Dress in Dusty Pink Satin are your new BFFs for these occasions. St Frock has a selection that says, "I'm effortlessly chic, and I know it!" and don't forget to accessories, we suggest a statement necklace that sparkles brighter than your future. Can you wear pants to a semi-formal event we hear you ask? Absolutely, our fashion-forward friends! St Frock has stylish separates that will have you rocking the semi-formal scene in moments. Semi-formal events are your chance to let your style shine and embrace your inner fashionista. Mix and match prints, play with colours, and don't be afraid to take risks.

Fantastically Festive

Cue the confetti. A festive dress code is like an open invitation to dive into a world of bold colours and shimmering fabrics. Our Carnation Maxi Dress in Pink Lurex is the epitome of celebration and joy, with its mesmerising sparkle and figure-flattering silhouette. Prepare for compliments! You might be wondering how to style this show-stopping piece. Keep the accessories simple and let the dress do the talking. A pair of strappy metallic heels and some delicate jewellery will complement the look without overpowering it. And remember, a confident smile is the best accessory you can wear!

Casual Garden Glam

For a garden or a more casual wedding, you can embrace a laid-back yet stylish look. Choose a floral print dress from our stylish collection such as our Cherrie One-Shoulder Midi Dress in White with Multi-Floral. Which will have you enjoying the festivities feeling super comfortable and looking fabulously fashionable. Complete your outfit with wedges or stylish flats, and don't forget to add some delicate accessories like a dainty necklace or a stack of bracelets.

Seaside Delight

Embrace the relaxed and breezy atmosphere of a beach formal wedding. St Frock's collection of lightweight maxi dresses will have you feeling like a goddess in no time. For an elegant look, choose a flowy dress in a vibrant colour or opt for dreamy tones that match the serene seaside vibes like our Annetta Maxi Dress in Rose Gold Lurex Chiffon. Don't forget your beach essentials: strappy sandals, a flower crown, and some delicate jewellery. Trust us, you'll be making waves wherever you go!

What to Wear When the Dress Code Isn't Specified

Ah, the mysterious world of weddings where dress codes are sometimes as elusive as the bouquet toss. But fear not, dear wedding guest, because we're here to help you navigate the fashion maze and find the perfect outfit that will make you look fabulous, without upstaging the happy couple, of course!  Below are some stylish suggestions that align with different dress codes or when there isn't one at all.

Versatile Pieces for the Perfect Wedding Guest Outfit

Timeless and Classic

A classic dress silhouette is always a safe bet. You can never go wrong with a timeless cocktail dress. Picture yourself in the Goddess One-Shoulder Maxi Dress in Wine. Its rich colour and flattering style  make it a winner for a wide range of wedding styles.


Midi dresses are the Swiss Army knives of fashion. They can adapt to any occasion, from a romantic ceremony to an all-night party. Slip into the Joyful Dress in Mocha Satin, and you'll be the epitome of elegance and versatility, easily transitioning from a daytime ceremony to an evening reception.

Magnificent Maxi

Maxi dresses are like unicorns, enchanting and effortlessly elegant. When the dress code is playing hard to get, unleash your inner enchantress with our Anetta Midi Dress in Pleated Purple Satin. Warning: Expect compliments galore! It's the perfect choice for when the dress code is as mysterious as that secret family recipe passed down from generation to generation.

Playful Playsuits and Joyful Jumpsuits

Make a statement and break free from the traditional wedding guest mould, consider a playsuit or jumpsuit.  The Florin Frill Hem Playsuit in Emerald Chiffon is here to prove that comfort and style can coexist making it an excellent choice for a wedding with an unknown dress code.

Use the Venue as a Guide

The wedding venue can provide valuable cues about what to wear. Let the location inspire your outfit choice.

Garden Wedding

For those whimsical garden weddings, go for a dress that won't trip you up on the daisies. The Camie Maxi Dress in Black with Yellow Print captures the essence of a garden party with its vibrant floral pattern. It's like wearing a walking bouquet of happiness.

Beach Wedding

Sandy toes and salty air calls for lightweight fabrics and comfortable footwear. The Lacey Wrap Dress in White with Multi-Apricot Floral embraces the relaxed beachy vibes while keeping you effortlessly chic and ready to dance in the sand.

Country Wedding

Yeehaw! It's time to embrace rustic charm and let your inner cowgirl shine. The Darling Point Midi Dress in Purple is the perfect match for a country wedding. You'll be radiating grace and style. Get ready to two-step your way through the serene countryside backdrop.

Estate Wedding

Prepare to channel your inner aristocrat and leave everyone awe-struck. Our Zelda Midi Dress in Teal Lace is pure elegance in dress form. Go on a journey to sophisticated glamour. It's like wearing a piece of art and the perfect choice for such a magnificent occasion.

Experiment with Colour

Let your style pop! Why settle for ordinary when you can paint the town in your favourite hues? Don't be afraid to unleash your inner Picasso and let your personality shine through.

Bright colours can bring a sense of joy and vibrancy to a wedding. Our Bernadine Midi Dress in Hot Pink Chiffon is a showstopper that will make you the centre of attention.

Jewel tones are rich and luxurious, perfect for adding an air of elegance. Our Brittney Midi Dress in Emerald Burnout Chiffon will make you feel like royalty with its deep green hue and intricate details.

Neutrals can create an effortlessly chic and sophisticated look. Our La Perouse Midi Dress in Gold Lurex  golden beauty that exudes understated glamour.

Embrace the softness of pastel hues for a romantic and feminine look. Our Lyn Midi Dress in Rust Patch Floral combines delicate florals with a flattering silhouette, perfect for a springtime wedding.

Shop by Season

Consider the season when choosing your wedding guest outfit for optimal style and comfort.

Embrace the summer vibes with a breezy and lightweight dress like the Ronda Wrap Maxi Dress in Black with Multi-Leaf Print. Its vibrant print and flowy design are perfect for warm weather celebrations.

As the leaves change, embrace autumnal colours and textures. The Helsinki Dress in Emerald Green captures the essence of the season with its deep green hue and sophisticated style.

Stay warm and stylish with a dress that embraces winter aesthetics. The Modical Midi Dress in Blue Chiffon combines elegance and cosiness, ensuring you're ready for any winter wedding.

Celebrate fresh beginnings and  the blooming flowers of spring with a dress like our Scarlet Dress in White with Green Floral. Its delightful print and airy silhouette perfectly embody the season.

Don't Wear White

Last but not least, remember the golden rule: don't wear white unless explicitly requested by the couple. It's their special day, and white is traditionally reserved for the bride.

Now that you have a variety of wedding guest outfit ideas at your fingertips, it's time to start planning your perfect look. Remember to consider the dress code, the venue, and your personal style when choosing your outfit. St Frock's collection of versatile pieces ensures that you'll find the perfect look for any type of wedding. Get ready to make a stylish entrance and enjoy the celebration with confidence and flair. Happy shopping!