Picture this: It’s Thursday morning, you have a meeting with your boss in an hour, your cousin’s outdoor engagement party the next morning, and, last but not least, your best friend’s wedding the following evening! Oh, and did I mention, you’re a bridesmaid at said wedding?
Now, take a deep breath. We've all been through our share of hectic schedules. But we can all agree that being confident and comfortable in how you look is half the battle. And when you have such a diverse set of occasions on your plate, it’s a challenge finding just the right look to suit each individual setting.
With this guide, you’ll have one less thing to worry about – cracking those dress codes.
Think about which colors look best in natural lighting and what kind of fit would make you the most comfortable in the warmer air. And of course, with less pressure for formality than that of a wedding, here is your chance to have fun and be creative. A knee-length dress, cinched slightly at the waist, in a soft, green pastel is my choice for this kind of occasion.
Fast-forward to later that evening and you’re getting ready for none other than your best friend’s big day! As a bridesmaid, many eyes will be on you throughout the night and you want to make sure you are feeling put-together, poised, and picturesque. If (and that’s a big “if”) the bride gives you the freedom to pick out your own dress, be sure to follow two key rules: