What do you wear to a six o’clock wedding?
Black tie means men should wear a tuxedo and women should wear a cocktail dress or an understated long dress. The dress can be black if the wedding is after 6 p.m. Black tie optional means men may wear a tuxedo, but a dark suit would also be appropriate. Women may wear the same as they would for a black tie wedding.
What is acceptable attire for a wedding?
Evening wear is most appropriate here. For men, this typically means a dark tuxedo, a white dress shirt, a coordinating bow tie, a cummerbund, and suspenders (optional), says Corry. Dress shoes, like oxfords, are suitable. Women can wear either a long gown or a dressy cocktail dress.
Is it better to be overdressed or underdressed for a wedding?
Being overdressed is more appropriate AND, to be honest, it will draw people to you making it easy to make new friends, allowing you to feel a little more comfortable whereas being underdressed would do the opposite. So, in general, it’s a good rule of thumb!
What is the most formal time for a wedding?
A daytime celebration (typically less formal) is held before 6 p.m., while an evening wedding (typically more formal) is held after 6 p.m. or begins a bit before and continues well into the night.
Is it OK to wear a sparkly dress to a wedding?
If you’re attending a daytime or informal wedding, avoid wearing ensembles featuring too much beading or sparkle. … However, if the wedding you’re attending is formal or black-tie, sparkly gowns are usually okay—just don’t go too overboard and wear something that could be construed as a wedding dress.