Christening attire is much like wedding wear. So that means dressing in your finest occasion wear, but ensuring it's comfortable enough to see you through a long day. However, unlike a wedding, a christening doesn't have all of the superstitions and colour based rules. Which means from a fashion point of view, you're allowed to wear whatever makes you feel fabulous. Hurray!
For traditional family-orientated events, look for pieces that are not too revealing or short - you're likely to be in a church after all. And remember the golden rule: always select an item of clothing that suits your shape and own personal style. You are wearing the piece, not the other way around.
Now lets talk colours. Summer florals, creams, soft silver and gold are always a winner for christenings. White can look wonderful, but only if you've got a bit of a summer glow, otherwise it can wash you out. However, don't be afraid to be a bit more daring and try bright, vibrant hues that will make you stand out, because unlike a wedding, it doesn't really matter if you upstage a baby.
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