What to Wear to a Wedding

10 tips for finding your perfect wedding guest outfit.

Our new wedding-guest ready occasion collection has arrived: with a feminine colour palette and floral notes, it’s perfect for spring weddings. We have so many amazing wedding guest outfits, think floaty spring dresses that you can wear again and again and those standout styles for memory-making moments, we have so many beautiful dresses to wear to a wedding.

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What to Wear to a Wedding

10 tips for finding your perfect wedding guest outfit.

Our new wedding-guest ready occasion collection has arrived: with a feminine colour palette and floral notes, it’s perfect for spring weddings. We have so many amazing wedding guest outfits, think floaty spring dresses that you can wear again and again and those standout styles for memory-making moments, we have so many beautiful dresses to wear to a wedding.

Woman wearing Phase Eight Rosa Floral Maxi Dress

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Check the dress code.

Is it formal or casual? There might be an overall wedding colour scheme you need to stick to, or for some religious ceremonies you might need extra coverage. Our Rosa floral maxi dress blends beautiful floral print with a deep emerald colour palette and contemporary silhouette, making it a perfect wedding guest dress for both ceremony and after party.

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Woman wearing Isadora Floral Maxi Dress

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Consider the venue.

It's always good to think about the location when choosing your outfit. Our Isadora floral maxi dress is high-impact elegance. Decorated in our hand-painted floral print designed by our print designers, this is the perfect summer wedding guest dress, for intimate weddings as well as bigger ceremonies. Simply style with our colour-matching fascinator, clutch and heels.

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The perfect fit will make you feel amazing.

Every woman needs a go-to wedding guest style in their wardrobe. From new shapes and fabrics, to prints you’ll remember, you're spoilt for choice from our new collection. Whether you like a midi dress or maxi dress, an easy jumpsuit or something a little more fitted, we have them all.

Find a fit you’ll feel confident in all day long and you won't stress about your wedding guest look EVER again.

Women wearing Phase Eight wedding guest styles

02.

Consider the venue.

It's always good to think about the location when choosing your outfit. Our Isadora floral maxi dress is high-impact elegance. Decorated in our hand-painted floral print designed by our print designers, this is the perfect summer wedding guest dress, for intimate weddings as well as bigger ceremonies. Simply style with our colour-matching fascinator, clutch and heels.

Woman wearing Isadora Floral Maxi Dress
Women wearing Phase Eight wedding guest styles

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You can wear the same thing twice!

Don't feel pressured to buy a new outfit for every invite you get - invest in a style you love, knowing that you'll wear it again. Our new SS23 collection features dresses you can wear in-between seasons (and weddings!) for truly versatile style.


With an always-on-trend floral print, wrap silhouette and midi length, our Penny floral pleated dress not only looks amazing as a spring wedding guest dress, but it’s easy to wear with flats for a summer garden party too.

Our Phoebe pink maxi dress is a style to can wear with a swap of accessories to other events too!

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 Woman wearing Phase Eight Simara Dress

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Mother of the Bride or Groom Style.

Arguably the most important wedding guest, as the mother of the bride or groom you might feel pressure to find the perfect outfit, but remember to always go with what you feel the most comfortable in and you’ll look amazing. We design complementing dress and jackets for weddings as well as all the accessories to go with them, making it so easy to get that effortless head-to-toe mother of the bride outfit.

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Woman wearing Phase Eight Arlette Maxi Dress

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A maxi is not off-limits.

This always elegant style is a super-flattering cut that proves it’s fine to go floor-length. Our beautiful Arlette maxi dress is a stunning option that blends a modern silhouette with a stunning in-house print, inspired by the landscapes of Tuscany. With a high-drama tiered skirt, you’ll make a floor-sweeping statement.

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Woman wearing Phase Eight Rhiannon Jumpsuit

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You don't have to wear a dress.

A jumpsuit is always a great option - especially when it’s covered in florals. This is an instant outfit that’s guaranteed to look incredible. We also have so many amazing jumpsuits for weddings...

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Woman wearing Phase Eight Gretal Maxi Dress

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Don’t be afraid to go all out…

… because after all, a wedding is a party! You’re with your family and friends so let your personality shine out through your outfit. Our new Gretal maxi dress is just made for twirling so dress up, have fun and dance the night away in this stunning wedding guest dress.

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Not forgetting the bag, hat and shoes…

We design our accessories, including hats, fascinators, bags and shoes to match with our occasion styles, so you can shop your whole head-to-toe wedding guest look right here.

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Finally, if in doubt, always check with the bride.

Rather than stressing about your outfit choice, just run any questions past the bride. She will help you with what to wear to a wedding as a guest and you can avoid any drama on the big day!

Whether you’re off to a country or city ceremony, find your perfect wedding guest outfit here, we have so many stunning wedding guest dresses and styles so you’ll know exactly what to wear to a wedding reception.

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