Spring wedding attire: Tips for finding the perfect dress

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Spring is a popular time for weddings, and if you've been invited to a nuptial celebration this season, you're probably on the hunt for the perfect dress to wear as a guest. While it's important to choose an outfit that is appropriate for the occasion, it's also an opportunity to showcase your personal style. Here are some tips for finding the perfect spring dress for a wedding:

  1. Check the invitation for dress code clues - The invitation should give you an idea of the formality of the wedding, which will help you determine what type of dress to wear. If the invitation says "black tie," you'll want to opt for a formal gown. If it says "cocktail attire," a shorter, more casual dress will be appropriate.

  1. Consider the venue and time of day - The setting of the wedding will also impact what you should wear. A beach wedding calls for a more casual dress, while a formal ballroom wedding will require a more formal gown. The time of day will also play a role. A daytime wedding calls for a lighter, more casual dress, while an evening wedding allows for a more formal option.

  2. Choose a color that complements the wedding party - It's generally best to avoid wearing white, as this is traditionally the bride's color. Instead, choose a dress in a color that complements the wedding party's attire. If the bridesmaids are wearing pastel pink, for example, consider a dress in a coordinating shade of lavender or mint.

  1. Accessorize appropriately - The right accessories can take your dress from plain to polished. Consider adding a statement necklace, a pair of statement earrings, or a chic clutch to complete your look. Just be sure not to go too overboard – the focus should be on the happy couple, not your accessories.

  2. Don't be afraid to try something new - A wedding is a great opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. If you've always wanted to wear a maxi dress but haven't had the chance, a wedding might be the perfect occasion. Don't be afraid to experiment with different styles and colors to find something that you feel confident and comfortable in.


No matter what dress you choose, the most important thing is to feel confident and comfortable on the big day. Stop by Boles of Boyle to browse our selection of stylish and affordable spring dresses – we're sure to have something that will suit your style and budget.