What to Wear to a Wedding Shower
Find the right outfit for a fun night
By Samantha Cabrera
A wedding shower is a fun, lighthearted event where mothers, sisters and girlfriends spend time with the bride in anticipation of her wedding day. Dress appropriately for the wedding shower venue, which is usually a home or restaurant, where folks can get to know each other and celebrate the bride.
A dress is always welcome at a bridal shower. Go for something with feminine details, such as ruffles or a full skirt, in tune with the romantic air of the upcoming nuptials.
Blouse and Pants
A feminine blouse with a bow detail or luxurious fabric, such as silk, is a great pick for a bridal shower. Depending on the venue, wear it with trouser pants or even jeans.
There's a lot of sitting around at a bridal shower. If you're going to wear open-toe shoes, be sure your toes are in good shape, as there will be time for people to have a good look.
Have a fabulous pair of heels on hand? Throw them on with your outfit. You won't do a ton of walking at a bridal shower (meaning comfort won't be an issue), so show off your heels with pride.
If you're going to a themed bridal shower, ask the hostess what the appropriate attire is. You may not have to wear costume garb, but an accessory -- such as a lei if it's a Hawaiian party -- can help you fit in.
Always keep the venue in mind. If a bridal shower is being held in an upscale restaurant, find out what their dress code is.
About the Author
Samantha Cabrera is a freelance writer, covering fashion and beauty.
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