Wedding Guest Dressing 2024 | The 411 | PLT

Wedding Guest Dressing 2024

03 | 04 | 2024


It’s spring wedding season so of course we have your wedding guest outfits sorted.

We’ve rounded up the most searched questions and have done the hard work for you – this is what to wear for a wedding 2024.


What should a female guest wear to a wedding?

First off, this is mainly personal preference. You’ll want to include your individual style and make sure you feel comfortable in your outfit.

A wedding guest outfit that will take you from PM plans to midnight dancing will be perfect!

Whilst there are endless wedding guest outfit options, the most popular pieces tend to be dresses, co-ords and jumpsuits.


What is a good outfit to wear to a wedding?

As mentioned above, the most popular wedding outfits tend to be dresses, co-ords and jumpsuits however you can switch up your wedding guest look depending on your style. Oversized blazer styled with tailored trousers, maybe you’re all about a corset top and trending wide leg trousers… With so many outfit options you’re going to want to be bagging yourself a spot on endless wedding guestlists.


Let’s start with dresses, what are appropriate dresses to wear to a wedding?

White is off the wish list, obviously.

However that won’t limit your options when it comes to dresses for wedding guests.


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What’s the best dress to wear to a wedding?

As you’re going to be wearing the dress all day, something you feel your best self in is essential.

Whether that be a floaty floral maxi, a next level occasion dress or a figure flattering bodycon, the choice is yours.

Here are our top five picks when it comes to the best wedding guest dresses.


Trending plisse or statement puff sleeves are such a look when it comes to the perfect dress for a wedding.

Taupe Puff Bardot Sleeve Midaxi Dress

Plus Mocha Plisse Wrap Front Midi Dress


Spring ready!

Pastel satin, need we say more?

Orange Satin Ruched Cup Open Back Midaxi Dress


Say I do to florals, frills and lace finishes. Simply dreamy!

Green Chiffon Floral Cowl Neck Midi Dress

Green Floral Bandeau Corsage Frill Detail Midaxi Dress

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Unsure exactly what are occasion dresses?

An occasion dress is essentially a dress you’d wear for a special occasion, this covers occasion wear too.

The occasion could be anything from a birthday party to a christening, race day or you guessed it, a wedding.

Here at PLT we have a whole collection of occasion dresses and occasion wear to choose from meaning shopping for dresses to wear to a wedding should feel effortless.

Whether you want to shop by style, size, or fit – we’ll have a look to love thanks to the all new spring season dreamers collection.

Lilac Abstract Textured A Line Shift Dress

Blue Floral Corset Puff Sleeve Tiered Skater Maxi Dress

Plus Multi Ditsy Floral Print Embroidered Neck Tie Detail Shift Dress

Lilac Floral Bardot Frill Bodycon Dress

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Not feeling a dress? No stress, why not opt for a co-ord? The perfect match for wedding season!

Multi Ditsy Floral Printed Maxi Skirt

Sage Green Satin Underwired Puff Sleeve Crop TopSage Green Satin Maxi Skirt

Multi Floral Printed Bardot Crop Top

Multi Floral Print Frill Detail Micro Mini Skirt

Hot Pink Satin Cowl Neck Ruched TopHot Pink Satin Ruched Maxi Skirt

Shop Occasion Wear


Is it ok to wear a black dress to a wedding?

Or even a black outfit in general?

Although this used to be seen as a no go, in recent years wearing black to a wedding has become more and more popular.

Just ensure the wedding dress code doesn’t advise against black, if not then you’re good to go!

The key is how you style your black dress, try to mix and match your accessories and keep them complimentary.

We’re thinking corsages, satin fabrics, lace up heels and cute clutch bags.

Another option would be to add pattern to your black wedding outfit if not wanting to style a completely black dress, polka dots – we see you.

Monochrome Polka Dot Oversized Puff Sleeve A Line Shift Dress

Black Ruched Bust Corset Strappy Midaxi Dress

Plus Monochrome Polka Dot Cowl Long Sleeve Midaxi Dress

Plus Black Frill Detail Puff Sleeve Bardot Bodycon Dress

Shop Black Dresses


What makes a dress a midi?

Any length dress from two inches below the knee to just above the ankle will class as a midi dress.

Are midi dresses flattering?

A midi dress is seriously a major must-have in your wardrobe. Not only are they timeless but extremely figure flattering.

Style with a chic heel and mini bag for an easy yet wedding guest worthy look.

Don’t forget you can go super bold with your midi dresses or keep them more muted for a effortless vibe.

With staples you can switch your accessories meaning you can rewear and restyle the dress easily.

Sage Khaki Woven Bandeau V Bar Gathered Hip Midi Dress

Plus Pink Blurred Floral Plisse Puff Sleeve Midi Dress

Multi Floral Wrap Cut Out Bandeau Midaxi Dress

Hot Pink Satin Rose Applique Cut Out Detail Midi Dress

Plus Red Satin High Neck Ruched Back Detail Midi Dress

Red Floral Satin Sheered Sleeve Midaxi Dress

Shop Midi Dresses


What does bodycon dress mean?

 The term stands for a figure-hugging, form-fitting dress.

A bodycon dress is perfect if you want to show off your figure due to it’s tight fitting structure.

Here are three bodycon dresses we’re loving on site ATM!

Blue Pastel Renaissance Print Chiffon Bandeau Frill Hem Bodycon Dress

Lilac Satin One Shoulder Drape Bodycon Dress

Mint Chiffon Bandeau Rosette Detail Cut Out Bodycon Dress

Shop Bodycon Dresses


Can I wear a dressy jumpsuit to a wedding?

Absolute yes! In fact, completely forget the question of is it ok to wear a jumpsuit to a wedding? A jumpsuit is perfect for a wedding.

Here are our top three PLT picks of jumpsuits for weddings.

Sage Green Woven Pleated Corset Detail Bardot Frill Jumpsuit

Pink Woven Cut Out Bow Detail Jumpsuit

Plus Peach Linen Look Ruched Bust Detail Bandeau Jumpsuit

Shop Wedding Guest Jumpsuits


Can you wear a boho dress to a wedding?

Sure thing! In fact a boho dress is perfect for a spring wedding.

Florals, flared sleeves, frills and a hint of crochet – a spring wedding outfit must!

Here are three boho dresses that should be on your PLT wish list if you’re loving the boho look.

Brown Floral Print Mesh Ruched Bust Maxi Dress

Nude Floral Print Mesh Binding Detail Midaxi Dress

Nude Chiffon Print Frill Detail Plunge Midaxi Dress

Shop By Trend


If still in need of outfit inspo for wedding guest outfits, here’s five looks (that are not dresses or jumpsuits) which you can style up easily!

Blue Woven Floral Sleeveless Tie Back Crop TopBlue Woven Floral Low Rise Fishtail Maxi Skirt

Hot Pink Corset BlazerHot Pink Tailored Wide Leg Trousers

Sage Green Lace Corset TopSage Green Lace Midaxi Skirt

Plus Brown Ombre Floral Plisse Scoop Neck Top & Plus Brown Ombre Floral Plisse Straight Leg Trousers

Blue Floral Printed Ruffle Detail Maxi Skirt

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Finally, when looking at the most searched questions around wedding dresses, one of the most popular searches actually is – who pays for the bridesmaid dresses?

A tricky question, we know. Maybe your bestie has asked you to be her bridesmaid but not confirmed the cost, or who is actually paying for it. Maybe it’s a family member?

It could in fact be you’re the bride-to-be and are completely unsure?

Generally speaking, in the US bridesmaids are usually expected to pay for their own bridesmaid dress whereas in the UK it’s more common for the bride to do so.

This will however of course, depend of the brides budget and if able to cover the costs.

Shopping for bridesmaid dresses? We got you.

Navy Bridesmaid Corset Detail Cross Front Maxi Dress

Bridesmaid Black Satin Scoop Back Maxi Dress

Sage Green Corset Bardot Cut Out Back Maxi Dress

Bridesmaid Blue Cowl Back Strappy Maxi Dress

Shop Bridesmaid Dresses


So, that’s a wrap! Wedding guest dressing officially confirmed for 2024.

Prep to party in style, say cheers to the happy couple and make it a day to remember.



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