What to wear to a wedding 101

Wedding season has arrived

Written by Liv Grady

June 4, 2021

wedding outfits

Wedding season is upon us. It’s safe to say that everyone wants to look their best whether you’re part of the bridal party or just a guest. But remember, don’t upstage the bride and whatever you do, DON’T wear white. If you’ve got a friends or family members’ wedding coming up, don’t worry. We have you covered at Missguided with our range of wedding guest dresses. Keep reading to find out more.

Finally, the world is getting back to normal and weddings are starting to resume. If you have sent in that RSVP but haven’t planned what to wear, we got you. Discover spring wedding guest dresses in floral prints and pastel patterns. If you want something a little different, why not opt for tailoring and women’s wedding suits?

Wedding guest outfits 2021

So after a year of wondering whether you’re friend’s wedding will actually go ahead, the outfit choice has been the last of your problems. Now that the date is on the horizon, the outfit panic has begin to set in.

Depending on the number of guests and the venue, a wedding can range from a casual 15-person event in the Bride’s garden, to a big end-of lockdown formal soiree. It is also worth considering the longevity of your wedding guest outfit. Do you want to invest in a one-off dress that will blow everyone away? Or do you want to opt for a floral midi that can be re-styled with trainers for the whole summer?

Take a look at some of our fave pieces for Summer weddings 2021.

mini dresses

If you want to embrace the summer vibes, opt for a cute mini dress. Team with a pair of heeled mules and a baguette bag. Add delicate gold jewellery and take a neutral blazer for the evening. Perfect for those semi-casual covid weddings.


Wedding jumpsuits are an easy alternative if you don’t fancy wearing a dress. Easy to style and ever-flattering, team a formal jumpsuit with a detailed belt and a pair of matching mules.

sage stripe cami button culotte jumpsuit

tailored suits

A tailored suit is the ultimate alternative to a dress or jumpsuit. Choose from a wide range of pastel tones and team with a satin corset top or lace bodysuit. Add a pair of stilletoes or mules and layer on the delicate gold jewellery

sage stripe cami button culotte jumpsuit

midi dresses

Invest in a good midi dress and you can wear it all summer long. Midi dresses are super versatile and can be teamed with strappy heel sandals for a wedding, or dressed down for any other occasion.

yellow floral half button midi tea dress

heels you can keep on all day

Choosing shoes for a wedding can feel like a minefield. You wanna feel dressy, yet you want to be able to dance all night. Try opting for a lower mule. Choose square toe sandals and block heels for the ultimate comfort.

Whether you are a bridesmaid, bridal party or guest, shop up in serious style for your spring wedding. But remember, the bride comes first. No white obvs. Check out some more of our fave below or click the link above for more wedding options.