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Can You Wear Black To A Wedding?

What to wear to a wedding as a guest is an issue that has always been discussed as there are so many rules like don’t wear white, you’ll upstage the bride, don’t wear black, as you’re not going to a funeral. Today Andrei Weddings gives a response to a burning question: Can you wear black to a wedding?

Not only is wearing black to a wedding alright, but nowadays there are so many options like you could wear a jumpsuit, co-ord or even tailored separates. Just take Cara Delevingne as inspiration, who literally rocked up to the royal wedding in a black suit. Goals.

How you wear black to a wedding is the question that the focus should be on, not if you can wear black. By black pairing it with a print or choosing bright accessories, you can look chic and wedding-ready.

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When choosing the outfit for a wedding think of how you would dress for a family funeral and use that as a guide as to what not to do. Don’t wear a matching black headpiece or tights and steer clear of plain black accessories.

If you’re attending a black tie wedding, opt for a black dress paired with a statement white belt and metallic heels. The belt will break up the block of colour and the gold will add a much-needed touch of glam.

For a more casual wedding, you can opt for a short black dress or midi-length.

If you fear that when you turn up to church on your best friend’s wedding day you’ll be compared to Morticia Addams have a look at these chic black dresses for wedding guests that are amazing and ooze of cool factor.

Lustre Cami Cold Shoulder Dress, £300, Needle & Thread

The main idea is, have a little fun in what concerns your wedding guest look and more importantly, use black as a base while your accessories should be your playground!

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