The Top 5 Types Of Wedding Guest Dresses To Wear In The Spring

Mid-way through Spring to the end of Summer has to be the most magical time of the year. Everyone you know seems as if they are getting married, as if they planned anything together! The weather is beautiful, or should we say cooperative for those great photographs. Of the bride and groom. So inevitably, you will be receiving an invitation to attend a spring wedding. Now the tricky part starts of what you should wear to such an occasion. Pastels, floral print, or darker colours?

All are completely fine to wear but you should focus on picking a dress that will make to bride happy and that will let your personality shine. There is no reason to show up in a bland dress, just to not stand out. In this article we will discuss the best type of dresses that you should wear as a spring weeding guest. Also, we will share some tips to remember when attending a spring weeding. Ok, let’s take a look.

At coatFibers, we always strive for our readers to think and dress fashion forward. Meaning to take the knowledge you have learned from our magazine and use your creativity to achieve a great outfit for any occasion. Let’s take a look at some types of dresses you can wear.

Floral Print Dress

There is the classic light coloured floral print dress that is well suited f a hot summer day. This dress can make a strong statement so a cream colour shoes should be worn. Accessories should be kept to a minimal, with earrings being small size. Darker floral prints can be worn more often than you think, but just remember to wear this type of dress long. Highlight your dark floral print dress with slighter larger accessories.

Floral Print Dress H&M

Draped Dress

Wearing a draped dress is ideal for a late spring wedding, with an emphasis on the evening. Not only can you look good for the ceremony but with this dress comes versatility for the dinner and other evening events. A light colour drape dress with a dark accents should be fine. Carry a small handbag for your personal belongings.

Draped Dress H&M

Cocktail Dress

The sheer versatility of a cocktail dress should be one of the main reasons wedding guests should highly contemplate choosing this. With its sleek appearance, you might end up getting fellow guest jealous, so opt to wear a neutral colour. Accessories are not needed.

Ruffled Cocktail Dress H&M

Lace Dress

You have to be really careful when wearing a lace dress because of how sexy one can be. Really, you should think about what type of impression you want to leave, so maybe this should not be your first dress choice. Also, make sure that if you will be wearing a lace dress to make sure that it does not look similar to the bride’s dress in any way…so yea, no white dress! Try to stay with warm colours such as purple or blue.

Pleated Lace Dress H&M

Off Shoulder Dress

Wear an off shoulder dress if in a pastel colour for the best look. Accessories should be kept to a minimal with a focus being on your necklace. Carry a large wallet to keep your personal belongings in.

Off-Shoulder Dress H&M


It doesn’t matter what type of dress you will be wearing as a weeding guest, when it comes to footwear, nude heels and black or white lace sandals are your safest choice. A good tip to remember is that if the dress you are wearing is intricate with ruffles and bright colour prints, then your footwear should be kept simple with a nude colour. 

Strapppy Sandals H&M

Please comment and let us know your favourite dress to wear as a spring wedding guest.


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