Weddings must go on! And they will. Trust me it won’t be long before collecting wedding invitations will be your new/old hobby, and running from store to store, searching for your wedding guest dress, your new cardio. Anyway, here is a collection of 2021 best wedding guest outfits you can wear for any Pinterest inspired wedding from spring till the end of the year! Plus, a bunch of wedding guest dresses you can wear for a legit Pinterest wedding in 2021. Ps. Whichever suggested wedding outfit you decide to copy; you will get the title of the 2021 best-dressed wedding guest for sure.
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WHAT TO WEAR FOR WEDDING THIS SEASON IF YOU ARE A WEDDING GUEST
New week – new wedding? Unlikely. But, if you were fortunate to get invited to the small wedding your friends are having this year, then here is something for you.
Here is something for you who are just looking for some wedding guest outfit ideas to wear in 2022, also. After all, if not everything goes as hoped, everyone will get married in 2022. At least in my squad. One friend wants to get married in Slovenian castle, second at Palazzo Cavalli in Venice, another at the rooftop terrace of Hotel Raphael in Paris, fourth on a dreamy beach in Balli. And another girlfriend decided to get married at the city hall.
All in all, 2022 will for sure be the year of weddings. Which means we will need a bunch of different wedding outfits. After all, a wedding guest can’t wear the same outfit for the wedding in Venice as for the wedding in a small village church in the countryside, city hall, or sand beach. Especially not when competing for the title of the 2022 best-dressed wedding guest.
Still, 2022 weddings are months away. As said, here are some wedding guest outfit ideas for all of you who are being a wedding guest in 2021 already. And want to be the best 2021 dressed wedding guest.
Ps. It turns out that getting the title of the best-dressed guest at the wedding in 2021 takes some fashion knowledge. By the way, have you read my tips on how to be the best-dressed wedding guest already?
WEDDING GUEST OUTFIT IDEAS FOR EVERY PINTEREST INSPIRED 2021 WEDDING
So what to wear for a wedding in 2021 if you are a wedding guest? Any of the wedding guest outfits you see in this article. Just make sure you don’t wear the wedding guest outfit I picked for the church wedding for the beach wedding instead.
Ha, don’t think you can just take off your pumps and be barefoot on the sand once you get sand into your shoes. Or shorten your wedding guest dress, the one that I would wear for a city hall in a seaside town and not on the beach, with a few safety pins to make it more beach appropriate.
The wedding venue, type of wedding, and your condition is something you need to take into consideration.
You know, being under or overdress for the wedding is a thing. So make sure you pick the outfit for the wedding venue first.
Also, make sure you consult with the bride. You know, just to make sure your wedding guest outfit doesn’t clash with her wedding theme or even worse, insults her. Moreover, turn her into a bridezilla.
THE BEST 2021 WEDDING GUEST OUTFITS FOR LADIES
And here they are – the best wedding guest outfits for 2021 most popular Pinterest weddings.
Wait, before we head on to the wedding guest outfits, just a little note. Wearing more than one wedding outfit is the best idea. I advise you to pick 3 or even 4 outfits – one for a civil wedding, another for a church wedding, then one for the wedding dinner. In short, you should build a wedding wardrobe.
If there is only a wedding breakfast or wedding lunch you can wear the same outfit you wore for the church wedding or the city hall. And lastly, a party outfit. A sequinned dress would be an excellent option for the party after the wedding.
Anyway, I’m sure you will pick the right wedding outfit. Just make sure you get it on time. To make sure you won’t need to print the collages and run from store to store with this little fashion cheat sheet in your hands, I linked all the items with the online stores where you can shop all these wedding outfits.
Simply click on the items you see in the collages or galleries below. Oh, and don’t forget to save, pin or print these collages and add them next to the corresponding wedding invitation. You know, to make sure you don’t turn up wearing a skirt suit at the beach wedding.
Ps. New wedding guest outfits will be added frequently, so make sure you subscribe to BWS post update notifications (click the little bell in the bottom right corner) to get a notification when we add a new outfit.
Starting with summer wedding guest outfits. Here are summer 2021 wedding outfits that are not only fashionable but breathable too.
OUTFITS FOR SUMMER 2021 GARDEN WEDDING
First, two wedding guest outfits you can wear for the most romantic and popular wedding of the season – a garden wedding!
1 SHORT FLORAL DRESS AND NUDIST SONG SANDALS
I actually wore this dress for a garden party but if you wear this mini floral dress in the same way as I do you will be the best-dressed wedding guest for sure!
2 PINK MINI DRESS AND NUDIST SONG SANDALS
WEDDING GUEST OUTFITS FOR A SUMMER COURTHOUSE WEDDING
Forget about wearing a suit for a wedding in the city hall in the summer. Tweed is too hot and linen not glam enough to wear either of them for a summer wedding at the courthouse. I have a better solution for you. A colorful cocktail dress!
3 PINK BODYCON DRESS AND STRAPPY SANDALS
Who said the bodycon dress is not appropriate to wear for a wedding? As you can see, it is. However, only when it is not one of those cheapy tight dresses made of plastics. But a pink bodycon wedding guest dress like this.
Not sure how many people actually get married in a church in summer when summer garden weddings are far more romantic. But since small church weddings are trending on Pinterest for 2021 weddings, there must be something about a summer church wedding too.
Well, if nothing else there is always a pleasant cold atmosphere in a church. Therefore you don’t need to panic in case you forget tissues. If you are not a weeping kind, you won’t need them at all.
4 SHORTSLEEVE COCKTAIL DRESS AND PUMPS
This dress is just perfect for a summer wedding at the church since it complies with the church dressing code in all aspects. It’s modest, covers the shoulders, not too short, and in pastel colour. Furthermore, it’s a classic dress that doesn’t go out of style.
I only wish this dress was actually mine. Don’t tell anyone, but I stole it from … You know what? This is not something I should be telling around and writing down in every single wedding article.
Beach weddings and seaside weddings are undoubtedly the most dreamy weddings. But also the most difficult to dress for. There are so many things you need to think about when dressing up for a beach wedding. From the sand that can get into your shoes, water and mud can ruin your wedding guest gown and much more. Anyway, here is what I will wear for seaside weddings in 2021.
5 SILK FLORAL DRESS AND WEDGES
6 SHIRT DRESS AND FANCY SANDALS
Surprised to see a shirt dress as a possible wedding guest dress? Don’t be! If you wear a fancy shirt dress like this, with high heel sandals and a stylish bag, you can wear this outfit for a wedding at the boat without a second thought.
Swipe through the widget to find shirt dresses you can wear for a wedding on a boat.
7 BLUE LACE DRESS AND SANDALS
Another dress you can wear for a wedding by the sea. Only more glamorous than the previous one.
COUNTRYSIDE WEDDING GUEST OUTFITS FOR SUMMER 2021
Wedding in the barn will be very popular for 2021 weddings. And dressing up for a countryside wedding is still quite tricky.
8 LINEN TOP, MIDI SKIRT AND SANDALS
Nothing better for a countryside wedding than linen, right? Match your button front linen top with a midi skirt and wear it like this. Ps. You can wear this outfit as your Sunday’s best all summer long.
WEDDING GUEST OUTFIT IDEA FOR A SUMMER WEDDING AT THE VINEYARD
9 LITTLE RED DRESS AND RYLEE BOOTS
Wedding in the vineyard is as romantic as it sounds. But you need to know that not all couples get married in a vineyard in Tuscany. Some vineyards can be quite muddy, and you might regret wearing sandals for a vineyard wedding.
Whatsoever, wearing this outfit and Chloé Rylee boots, you won’t regret anything. Styled with a beautiful red puff dress, this outfit will make you earn the title of the best-dressed wedding guest with no doubt.
Ps. These boots are the coolest boots for autumn 2021. They are a mix of the classic lace-up ankle boots and cowboy boots, which makes them a perfect choice for any vineyard party – including a vineyard wedding.
People get wed in the heat too. A summer wedding on a hot summer day can be unbearable. But not for you. Here is a wedding guest dress that will make you have fun at the wedding despite the heat.
10 SHORT SLIP DRESS AND SANDALS
This is a wedding guest dress to wear on a hot summer wedding day. Yes, you can wear a silk slip dress. Just make sure it’s a silk dress.
2021 FALL WEDDING GUEST OUTFITS
Next, summer dresses you can wear as wedding guest dresses for a wedding in September 2021.
11 PINK LACE DRESS, QUILTED BAG, AND STUART WEITZMAN SANDALS
12 MONOCHROME GREEN OUTFIT
WEDDING GUEST OUTFITS FOR WEDDING IN THE RAIN
Here are two wedding guest dresses you can wear for a wedding in November 2021 or at the beginning of December 2021 when it’s not too cold already. Yet, it might rain.
13 NAVY LONG DRESS UNDER THE NAVY TRENCH COAT AND BLUE PUMPS
Yes, wearing a trench coat over a black-tie wedding guest dress is OK. But note one thing, it will stop raining eventually. For this reason, pin, shop, and save the next collage as well.
Here are two fall wedding guest outfits that are perfect for any wedding in November. Both wedding guest dresses are underlined, and wearing them in the cold feels just right. Even though they have sheer lace in some parts, I never feel cold wearing either of them.
They both come in dark colours that make these wedding guests’ dresses easy to style with a trench coat or winter coat.
14 NAVY WEDDING GUEST GOWN AND BLUE PUMPS
15 FLORAL PUFF SLEEVE BLACK TIE DRESS WITH BLUE PUMPS
And another Self-Portrait dress. If you only knew how many nice compliments I get whenever I wear this beautiful wedding guest gown. It’s truly a gem.
ELEGANT WINTER OUTFITS FOR A MINIMAL WINTER WEDDING
16 PUFF SLEEVE DRESS WITH MULES
COURTHOUSE WEDDING OUTFITS FOR WINTER
17 BLACK BLAZER OVER BLUE DRESS WITH HEELS
MINIMAL CHURCH WEDDING GUEST OUTFIT FOR WINTER 2021
18 DOUBLE BREASTED COAT AND A WINTER WEDDING HAT
19 LONG BLUE GOWN WITH A COAT AND TIARA
WHAT TO WEAR FOR A WEDDING IN 2022?
Already thinking about what to wear for the wedding in 2022? Then wait no more and scroll down. Here are 2022 wedding guest dresses for any style and every season.
The best wedding guest outfits you can wear for spring 2022, cold summer Saturdays, or autumn if you haven’t found your autumnal wedding guest dress above already.
ELEGANT SPRING 2022 GARDEN WEDDING GUEST OUTFITS
Starting with the garden wedding outfit since as said, garden weddings will be the most popular weddings in 2022.
20 LONG LACE DRESS WITH WHITE BLAZER AND PLEXI PUMPS
This is my wedding guest outfit that I was supposed to wear for a garden wedding at Miramare castle in Italy, but the wedding was called off while we were already sitting in the garden.
21 MAXI SKIRT AND TWEED JACKET WITH PLEXI PUMPS
By the way, I wore this wedding guest outfit for a city hall wedding at the seaside wedding.
OUTFIT IDEAS FOR WEDDING AT THE CITY HALL IN SPRING 2022
Mentioning the city hall, here are the wedding guest outfits you can wear for a wedding in the city hall. Since the city, weather, and the wedding theme can be different I added several different outfits to wear for a courthouse wedding in spring 2022.
22 SKIRT SUIT FOR A MINIMAL WEDDING AT COURTHOUSE
Personally, my favourite city hall wedding outfit is undoubtedly a skirt suit. Ps. You can wear this spring courthouse wedding guest outfit again for lunch with your mother-in-law after the wedding.
23 TRENCH COAT OVER A DRESS AND PUMPS
This minimal wedding guest dress is the one you should wear for a wedding in London. When it rains, but you want to look hot and find yourself a groom.
24 FLORAL SHIRTDRESS AND WESTERN BOOTS FOR A BOHEMIAN CITY WEDDING
If the city hall wedding is more of a gypsy kind and the bride had a bohemian city wedding theme in mind for her wedding, then put on cowboy boots and a short floral dress. Just make sure you style it with a chain shoulder bag to make it look slightly more city like.
LOW-KEY WEDDING OUTFITS FOR SPRING 2022
Low-key weddings are the new high-key occasions for a cocktail dress and a denim jacket. Indeed, in 2022 the most popular wedding jacket will be a denim jacket.
25 WEDDING JEAN JACKET AND COCKTAIL DRESS
26 DENIM JACKET WITH A LONG DRESS AND SNEAKERS
SPRING BACKYARD WEDDING OUTFITS
27 FLORAL DRESS AND KITTEN MULES
WEDDING GUEST OUTFITS FOR CHURCH WEDDING IN SPRING 2022
Remember, a church wedding requires more formal outfits, longer sleeves, and often a headpiece.
28 POWDER PINK COAT, HEADPIECE AND PLEXI PUMPS
Like the Royals, right? Even though the Duchess of Cambridge didn’t inspire this outfit, we could easily see her wearing an outfit like this for a wedding at the church.
FAQ HOW TO DRESS FOR A WEDDING IN 2021 2022?
An open back dress, balloon sleeves dress, a girly dress, dress with bold shoulders, romantic dress, silver dress, sequined dress, Claudine dress, one-shoulder dress, dress with extra long sleeves, dress with an exaggerated collar. Furthermore, a green dress, dress with feathers, fringed dress, velvet dress, draped dress, Victorian dress, cut-out dress, high neck dress, paisley dress, floral dress, polka-dot dress, the 80s dress, black and white dress, a volume dress are the most fashionable wedding guest dresses in 2021. However, check the 2021 dress trend report to see the list of all dresses in style for 2021.
Low-key weddings, backyard weddings, minimal courthouse weddings, vineyard weddings, smaller venues with no-frills elopements are the biggest wedding trends for 2021.