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Wedding Guest Dresses Guide (For all budgets & all body types)

Oh so you have a wedding to attend and you are freaking out over what to wear? Wedding Guest fashion can be tricky as first you have to dress in order to not steal the thunder of the Bride, but second you can’t dress plain and boring either. It is like walk on tight-rope sometimes and add to that budget constraints. You may be willing to splurge on your outfit or you may want to make a sensible purchase that is low cost. Well, we got you covered on both of those fronts.

As far as the choice of wearing a dress goes, it is rather classic and looks polished for a wedding. But no we do not mean that you can’t show up in a skirt or even a le smoking suit. Yes you can! But just for this post we will cover dresses in 5 trends, 5 body-types and big vs small budget as well.

Splurge VS Steal for Dandy Ruler Shape
If you are a dandy ruler or a boyish shape if you prefer, we say you go floral and add a feminine side to your look as a wedding guest. We have chosen a Mary Katrantzou piece for those who want to splurge and a Zara Floral version for those looking for a low-cost option.

Don’t forget to pair these dresses with a hat or a headpiece and kitten heels.

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Splurge Vs Steal for Hourglass
An hourglass woman has a beautiful waist as an asset. Cinch it this wedding with a dress that drapes well. Plus choose brighter solid hues for maximum impact. And as we say in our app wrap styles are truly great on you, hence the choice. To Splurge choose the exquisite purple Michael Kors and to save purchase this beautiful cobal blue dress by Oasis.

Pair these dresses with a slinky chain in the neck and a ring. Choose nude heels for a demure look or color block to go bold.

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Splurge Vs Steal for Pear
As a pear, it is a good idea to take attention above the waist with your looks. Necklines and embellishments are the answer. Here we chose the lace trend for you in two very flattering and clever dresses. To splurge choose Moschino Cheap and Chic and to save choose the black and white version from The Fashion Union.

Pair a classic pair of black pumps with these dresses for a chic look and don’t forget to carry a clutch along.

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Splurge VS Steal for Apple
With your rounded waist worries, let’s give it a break on the wedding while not compromising on you looking fashionable and gorgeous. We suggest a maxi dress in a pastel hue, as it is a great trend this year. Either go for the Missoni Knitted maxi dress or the low-cost yet glamorous bandeau maxi from Nelly.com

Your best bet in accessories is wearing a beautiful watch as well as few bracelets.

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Splurge Vs Steal for Inverted triangle
So we heard you have a great shoulders and décolletage. Don’t worry about being broad, we can make things more proportionate with these dresses. The trend we chose for you is metallic. Splurge on the Herve Leger if you have sculpted shoulders or else save with the TopShop Dress that adds volume to your bottom.

How about doing a double metal and teaming your dresses with metallic pumps? If not wear statement crystal encrusted shoes with these.

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So that brings us to the end of our Wedding Guest fashion Guide, but if you want more looks and style suggestions you can download our free Wink n Pout app. It really transforms your phone into a 24X7 stylist. Go check it out!

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