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

Have you received an invitation to a fancy black tie affair? If so, it's time to channel your inner Hollywood starlet. Choose an elegant black dress from St Frock's collection of stunning evening gowns. Style you choice of dress with classy accessories, statement earrings and a sleek clutch to ensure you make grand entrance to your prestigious 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. St Frock's cocktail collection features standout styles that you can pair with killer heels and a dazzling necklace to complete your look.

Semi-Formal Shindig

Semi-formal styles strike the perfect balance between elegance and ease, making them versatile choices for various occasions. Whether attending a daytime event or an evening soirée, semi-formal attire offers a sophisticated yet relaxed aesthetic. From chic cocktail dresses to tailored pants paired with stylish separates, there's a semi-formal look to suit every taste. Don't forget to accessorise with a statement necklace or drop earrings.

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. At St Frock, we have dresses with mesmerising sparkle and figure-flattering silhouette which represent the epitome of celebration and joy. You might be wondering how to style our show-stopping pieces. Keep the accessories simple and let the dress do the talking. A pair of strappy metallic heels and some delicate jewellery will complement any 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. Our floral dresses 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. 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. These dresses exude charm and versatility, and are perfect for any special occasion.


Midi dresses offer a harmonious balance between elegance and comfort, making them a versatile wardrobe essential for any occasion. Falling gracefully between the knee and ankle, midi dresses flatter a range of body types and suit various personal styles. Whether it's a casual day out, a formal event, or a professional setting, midi dresses effortlessly transition from day to night with simple accessory changes.

Magnificent Maxi

Maxi dresses are the epitome of effortless glamour, offering both style and comfort in one sweeping silhouette. With their floor-length design, these dresses exude an air of elegance that is perfect for any occasion. Available in a wide array of colors, prints, and fabrics, maxi dresses cater to every taste and personal style. Paired with sandals for a relaxed vibe or dressed up with heels and statement accessories for a more formal look, maxi dresses promise to make a chic statement while ensuring comfort and confidence with every step.

Playful Playsuits and Joyful Jumpsuits

Make a statement and break free from the traditional wedding guest mould, consider a playsuit or jumpsuit.  Our collection of playsuits and jumpsuits are to prove that comfort and style can coexist making them 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. Our collection of garden dresses capture the essence of charm and effortless femininity, making them the perfect attire for outdoor gatherings. Paired with sandals and a wide-brimmed hat, or dressed up with heels and statement jewellery, women's garden dresses are versatile wardrobe staples that bring a touch of natural beauty and whimsy to any outdoor occasion.

Beach Wedding

Sandy toes and salty air calls for lightweight fabrics and comfortable footwear. At St Frock, we have a number of lightweight, floral dresses that will embrace the relaxed beachy vibes of a beach wedding and will keep 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. We have 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 with a country wedding guest dress from St Frock.

Estate Wedding

Prepare to channel your inner aristocrat and leave everyone awe-struck. Go on a journey to sophisticated glamour with our dresses at St Frock. Our wedding guest dresses exude a timeless elegance and refined sophistication that perfectly complements the grandeur and opulence of a stately venue.

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. Find a showstopper at St Frock that will make you the centre of attention.

Jewel tones are rich and luxurious, perfect for adding an air of elegance. At St Frock we have deep green and sapphire blue dresses that will make you feel like royalty.

Neutrals can create an effortlessly chic and sophisticated look. At St Frock we have a number of golden beauties that exude understated glamour.

Embrace the softness of pastel hues for a romantic and feminine look. In our floral dresses collection, we have dresses that combine delicate florals with a flattering silhouette which are 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. At St Frock, we have vibrant prints and flowy designs that are perfect for warm weather celebrations.

As the leaves change, embrace autumnal colours and textures. Our deep green dresses capture the essence of the autumn season.

Stay warm and stylish with a dress that embraces winter aesthetics. Our sapphire blue dresses combine elegance and cosiness, ensuring you're ready for any winter wedding.

Celebrate fresh beginnings and the blooming flowers of spring with St Frock's floral dresses. Our delightful prints and airy silhouettes perfectly embody the spring 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!