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What To Wear To A Wedding if You’re Tall


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It’s that time of year again, our social calendars are filling up, and we are slowly running out of outfit ideas for the upcoming wedding season.

With the ever-changing fashion rules, today’s wedding guests can wear a lot more than what they used to, including the colour black. Giving you complete freedom over your styles. Don’t worry though we have created the ultimate blog to help you along the way, with stunning dresses and jumpsuits to fill your occasion wear collection.

So, if you’re needing some outfit inspiration, read on to find the ideal wedding guest outfits for tall ladies and more!

What Not To Wear At A Wedding

Weddings over the years have had fewer and fewer outfit rules, which is great, but can make things more complicated when you’re on the hunt for the perfect outfit. As we all want is to be the best dressed wedding guest. Here are a few tips on what not to wear at a wedding to help you narrow down your search:

  • Don’t Wear White: If you’re wondering what colour to wear at a wedding, we suggest anything but white. Or something similar to white, including cream, off-white, and very pale blue. This colour is reserved for the bride only.
  • Avoid Denim: It’s in everyone’s best interest if denim is left in your wardrobe for one day. If you have nothing else to wear, then you can wear it but certainly avoid rips and baggy boyfriend jeans.
  • Plunging Necklines: Even if it is the most casual of weddings, we recommend keeping necklines to v-neck at most. Seeing as it’s a family event, it’s best to keep as modest as possible and save that plunge dress for another day.

Best Tall Bridesmaid Dresses

If you’re part of the bridal party then we have something for you! We have plenty of bridesmaid dresses perfect to walk down the aisle in, check our a couple of our favourite styles below.

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Look no further than this stunning chiffon maxi dress! It’s made from a soft woven fabric and boasts lace detailing on the front, a high neckline, and a stretchy shirred back. Perfect for flattering your figure and providing the ultimate comfort. Just pair it with some bright heels for the ultimate bridesmaid outfit.

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Looking for the ideal outfit for your role as a bridesmaid? Look no further than this ruffle maxi dress! This dress features adjustable straps, allowing you to create a custom fit that flatters your figure. The ruffle front detail adds a touch of elegance, while the elasticated waistband cinches in at the waist flattering your silhouette. Pair this dress with your favourite heels and a clutch bag for a look that exudes effortless confidence.

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What To Wear To A Wedding As A Guest

Now that it’s been narrowed down slightly, choosing what to wear has been made a little easier. If you love a statement dress or feel more confident in a jumpsuit, we have pulled together the must-have outfits for any wedding venue. Whether you’re starting the day at a church, heading abroad, or the registry office, find wedding guest dresses, suits, and jumpsuits for tall ladies to be the best-dressed guest throughout the season.

What To Wear At A Church Wedding

A church wedding is one of the more formal venues for a wedding with its traditions, it can sometimes be a bit longer than the rest. So, we recommend choosing something formal and comfortable as you will be sitting down for a period of the day.

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Introducing this stunning midi dress, designed specifically to make you feel confident and sophisticated at your next special occasion. The Bardot neckline is a key feature of this dress, adding a touch of glamour and femininity. The midi length provides a versatile and practical option for a variety of occasions. Whether you’re attending a wedding, a cocktail party or a formal dinner, this dress will suit any setting.

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Elevate your formal attire wardrobe with this tiered maxi dress. Made from soft woven fabric, it features a flattering scoop neckline, abstract print and longer length sleeves. Pair this dress with high heels and a matching clutch bag to complete your stylish ensemble, and you’re sure to turn heads wherever you go.

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This is the perfect dress for any occasion this summer. Made from a soft woven fabric, this super flattering dress features a halterneck design and elongates your legs with its ribbon tie waist. Pair with your favourite heels and clutch bag for an occasion look you could wear to all your events this summer.

Also available in orange.

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Look to this stunning frill wrap midi dress for all your occasions this summer. Made from a comfortable jersey fabric, it features a sleeveless design and flattering dipped hemline. Partner with silver or gold accessories depending on your preference.

What To Wear At A Barn Wedding

This romantic but laid back venue is the perfect place to add some pretty patterns and fun jumpsuits into your wardrobe. With its rustic vibe and natural surroundings, now is the perfect time to add a pop of colour with a dress and some floaty hemlines.

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Elevate your wedding guest wardrobe with a pop of colour. This stunning midi dress is made from a comfortable jersey fabric and boasts a scoop neckline with angel style sleeves and floral print. All flowing into a graceful midi length. For the ultimate outfit, pair it with your favourite heels and step out in style.

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Make a statement with your next wedding reception with this stunning floral midaxi dress. The dress is made from comfortable woven fabric and features an all over floral pattern, as well as sleeveless design. Pair it with high heels and a shoulder bag to achieve an elegant and refined look that will have you feeling and looking your absolute best.

What To Wear At A Registry Office Wedding

A registry office is a more intimate affair compared to most big wedding venues. Mainly kept to limited numbers, a registry office wedding is semi-formal and normally located in old historic buildings.

Registry office weddings are the perfect opportunity to bring out a jumpsuit for a wedding guest outfit. No it’s not bad luck to wear black, those days are long gone and are now accepted at semi-formal to formal weddings. Featuring a v-neckline in a wrap style with pleated trousers and a tie waist detailing – what’s not to love about this stunning jumpsuit? Simple yet sophisticated, add a pop of colour using accessories to tie together a flattering wedding guest outfit.

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You can style up your outfit even more with the perfect ladies’ suits for a wedding guest. Available in various colourways, look to our trend-led linen blazer jacket and matching trousers to provide a stunning look for your next occasion. If this suit is perfect for you, add a pop of colour to your accessories and footwear to tie it altogether.

What To Wear At A Beach Wedding

Far from a church wedding, a beach wedding is all about being out in the open and surrounded by the elements. Beach weddings are incredibly romantic and intimate and you’ll need an outfit that can adapt to the elements. If the weather suddenly shifts or the alternative and you start to overheat, you need fabric that will you cool and comfortable throughout the day.

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Easily achieve a flattering and comfortable look at a wedding with the latest woven cami dress. This dress is made from soft fabric, with a halter neck design, and a tie detail. The maxi length dress has an all-over paisley print that adds a touch of elegance. This must-have beach wedding guest dress is ideal for a wedding in the elements. To complete your outfit, pair the dress with heeled sandals and a shoulder bag, and you’re ready for your next special occasion.

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Another floaty option that we are loving is this super flattering blue maxi wedding guest dress. Add some style to your occasion wear with its v-neckline and sleeveless design. Featuring a floral print and pleat front detail, it effortlessly cinches you in at the waist and elongates your legs as it gives the illusion of a higher waistline. Perfect for summer, pair with mules and a handle bag for all the beach vibes this season.

What Shoes To Wear At A Wedding

Choosing what to wear on your feet at a wedding is pretty important and sets the mood for your day. There’s nothing worse than being uncomfortable on your feet and developing blisters on a day where you will be stood up a lot, and of course, dancing! We recommend breaking in your shoes a week or so before the big day and having shoes with added padding to support the soles of your feet.

If you’re looking for footwear to keep you comfortable into the night, opt for flat shoes or low heel mules to elevate your wedding guest outfit. Made from comfortable fabrics and padded soles, find the perfect fitting footwear to see you throughout the wedding season and beyond right here.

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Looking for more inspiration? Check out the rest of our tall wedding guest dresses and jumpsuits collection.

Show us what you’re wearing at your next wedding by tagging us over on our social channels @longtallsallyfashion on Instagram & Facebook and by using the hashtag #ImWearingLTS – you might even get featured.