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Cocktail dresses: Enhance your cocktail dress for a wedding with accessories

How to accessorize your cocktail dress for a wedding?

You have just received the invitation to the wedding of the year and you can't wait to reveal your sublime outfit for this event ? Once the dilemma of the outfit is over, the question of which accessory to choose comes into play. Your choice will obviously depend on your age, morphology, the wedding dress code and the weather forecast for the event . In this article, you will find a list of trendy accessories to take into account when choosing your outfit for the wedding of a loved one very soon.

How to dress for a cocktail party for a wedding?

classy wedding

The ideal outfit for a chic wedding comes in two outfits:

The first for daytime parties are usually elegant slit close-fitting midi fashion cocktail dresses . White and black have been outlawed for a long time but are gradually coming back into fashion. For an elegant and refined reception, everything will go through well-adjusted clothing cuts. Babydolls with satin highlights are also suitable, combining refinement and elegance .
For weddings taking place in the evening , long evening dresses are often in the spotlight. The sheath dress , the strapless dress or the empire dress will sublimate you.

    casual wedding

    Dresses for a civil wedding are both chic and classic. The dress with skater skirt and sleeve nicely emphasizes the waist or the little wrap dress that flatters all silhouettes. These are sophisticated and basic cocktail dresses . You can opt for a simple little dress . For example, a trendy dress for a wedding with gathered shoulders or a bare back neckline. Each guest stands out in her own way. A nice blazer over a little printed dress that we usually wear to work is perfect! Today, the little light silk dress with a pair of white sneakers tied with ribbon laces are very popular in some weddings.

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    What accessories for a wedding?

    Accessories, to complete the outfit

    You do not know what accessories to associate with your evening dress ? Accessories are essential to accompany the outfit on this occasion . They sublimate your dresses and give character to your clothes. We go so far as to say that they complement your clothing choice. Shoes, handbags, scarves and even jackets. Accessories enhance your clothes. But depending on the occasion , not all items are created equal. A wedding in the grass or the sand will not show off your most beautiful stilettos.

    To attend a wedding, what better than to choose the blazer jacket, with or without sleeves, which can be found in most shops. Trendy and feminine, this jacket is the accessory that goes with all evening dresses both in summer and spring. Be careful, however, to combine the jacket well with your evening dress which has a short and full skirt, it may look too wide. We advise you to choose capes with length and an easy way of attaching, which also have their effect on long skirts which have been back in fashion for a few years, or on a sleeveless jumpsuit by combining it with a cape in the same color or in an associated tone. Women wearing tunics in a backless model or light formal shirt dresses will be delighted to have a small stole or a silk bolero .

    The shoes
    Pay attention to the choice of shoes . The place of the reception will be a key element in order to choose which pair will be the most suitable for you. Our advice for a chic and sober style is to wear pumps which are the ally that refines the legs while sublimating your silhouette. However, if you are tall, opt for flat shoes such as pointed-toe ballet flats which are really very trendy or even moccasins, which will also help you last through the evening . These shoes are the easiest to find in stores. For a more bohemian look or a wedding on the beach, the wedge heeled sandals will be perfect or the flat Spartan type sandals for a more romantic look that will perfect your ceremonial beach clothes. Some shops offer heels in all styles, bohemian or sexy. It is important to go and try on your shoes in store for a fit that suits the shape of your foot. Receptions often last several hours, it is important to feel comfortable there!

    Jewelry is the little extra that can change everything in your evening outfit . For curvy women , imposing jewels such as large necklaces or XXL earrings will suit you perfectly. With a significant neckline, the necklace allows you to dress the bare neck and highlight the collar. However, you must avoid accumulating too many ornaments. For a chic and sober look, we recommend large thin plain-colored earrings which are the alter ego of the iconic little black dress for all your evenings . With a closed collar, lift your hair and combine it with sophisticated XXL earrings that will make your look hot. If you wear a bustier in summer that will free up your shoulders and your back, pull your hair and sublimate your neck with a light necklace that will free up your shoulders to give an elegant look. Long jewelry is very often associated with class, elegance and refinement. Most shops offer jewelry of all sizes, go try it out to get a better view of the rendering!

    The Queen of England will tell you, what could be better than a designer hat , summer or winter, to wear even in spring, in a vintage or modern style with plain, simple and classic colours. For a more punchy effect, a large hat in black, red, white or blue with a touch of sequins will be awesome! For women invited to a ceremony , it is best to opt for fine braided straw hats in discreet and basic colors. These hats usually have a band of fabric that you can choose in a color that complements your outfit or matches the color codes set by the bride . It is important to try on your hat in store to choose the shape and size that suits you best. Indeed, a hat can be very heavy.

    Pouches and bags
    For a princess style, the satin or muslin clutch is very trendy , but beware of mistakes with the choice of a small lace bag or a bag in a velvet model that will be has-been . Choosing the mini shoulder bag will be the most practical (and that is priceless!). It allows you to transform the handbag into a clutch very quickly. The clutch is the elegant accessory and feminine par excellence. If you still don't know what your choice is, opt for bags in fluid, unstructured materials, which are very trendy in 2022 and ideal for carrying objects such as easy-to-use make-up products for a few touch-ups as well as bandages against the lightbulbs! The bag is worn as a garment in its own right, more and more, we find more and more in stores the bags covered with faux fur, imitation ostrich feathers are coming back to the fore.

    As a dear guest , consider first and foremost the type of wedding you are going to attend. Stay in the tone of the reception , whether it's a wedding with a casual, classy, ​​elegant or even bohemian line, use refs that will bring their little personal and sophisticated effects that will set you apart while respecting the themes. Weddings are often themed but staying sober and elegant will make you go everywhere! Weddings in the summer are often faced with two climates, the high heat during the day and cooler air in the evening. The accessories are all the more useful than aesthetic. Jackets and hats will save your life in such times! In addition, the mini pockets , much more aesthetic than practical, can however be very useful to contain the essentials! Above all, do not neglect the wearing of a bag , especially for outdoor receptions all day long.