Finding the perfect outfit for a winter wedding doesn't have to add extra stress - check out our edit of the best outfits.
Getting the right outfit for a wedding is always difficult, but what makes it harder is when a wedding falls during the winter months – which poses the question, if you can’t wear black, what do you wear to a winter wedding?
The trick is to look formal and dressed up – but not too much. After all, you don’t want to distract attention away from the wedding party. For summer weddings, pastels and light floral prints are perfect, but winter weddings require a change in approach. Think deeper, richer colours and darker florals as an alternative to black.
As for accessories, why not try mixing it up a bit with metallic accessories instead of black? Metallics are a top trend this year and there are some great pieces available on the high street right now.
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This dress from JD Williams is perfect for nailing that winter wedding look – but remember you don’t have to wear a dress to a wedding! There are plenty of other alternatives on the high street, from midi skirts to trouser suits, that have a sense of occasion.
Scroll through our gallery to see our edit of the best outfits to wear to a wedding this winter.
This fit and flare design is flattering on all body shapes and the pleated waistline ensures that the dress moves elegantly with your body - perfect for those wedding photos! The navy colour on the vintage floral design gives this dress a wintry feel. Style it with a navy cardigan or cropped blazer to keep you warm!
The lace and sheer detailing on the neck and on the sleeves of this dress gives it a delicate and elegant look. The midi cut is also great for a wedding, complete the look by pairing it with some silver heels for a real sense of occasion.
Add some glitz to a simple outfit with these incredible embellished heels form Next. Plus you don't have to worry about the gems falling off, as these shoes are built with Heatseal technology to keep them sparkling for longer.
The perfect alternative to a formal dress, this balloon midi skirt gives a fuller effect to your outfit whilst nipping in at the waist to hold your figure. Perfect paired with black or white this burgundy shade is ideal for winter weddings.
Embroidered detailing is a major trend this A/W and this black and emerald green dress is fabulous for an occasion such as a wedding.
At a touch of luxe to your wedding outfit with this beaded bag. It can be worn as a shoulder bag with its snake chain or tuck the chain inside for a clutch bag.
This beautiful green lace dress is perfect for a special event. The lace adds a sense of occasion to the dress and the scalloped skirt makes the dress look refined and feminine, creating a stunning silhouette.
The above the knee cut and three quarter length sleeves add to the demure look of this dress and the botanical print gives it a ultra feminine feel.
Block heels are a top trend this A/W so why not invest in these great black heeled sandals - perfect for dressing an outfit up without putting on stiletto heels. The 5.5cm heel means you can get through the wedding without the worry of sore feet.
This slate dress is the ideal wedding guest outfit. The semi sheer lace top adds interest to the dress and the cut just above the knee gives the dress a sophisticated edge. Wear it with blush pink hues or metallic accessories.
This lace dress from JD Williams is great for a wintry wedding with its deep navy colour. The stretch lace fabric skims the body without clinging and the sequin detail shimmers when you move - great for photos!