What to Wear to a Winter Wedding as a Guest

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Winter is just around the corner, the holiday season has begun and that means one thing – wedding season is finally over. Or is it? Believe it or not, more and more couples who are willing to tie the knot are beginning the see the allure of winter wedding.

From twinkling lights and snow-covered streets to mulled wine and the smell of cinnamon, there are so many things that make winter extremely romantic. While the future Mr. and Mrs. will easily choose the perfect decorations for the venue, choosing the perfect wedding attire might give the guests a headache. Ladies, we all know that guys have it easy when it comes to picking out their outfits. They just put on a suit and they are good to go.

We, on the other hand, have to come up with a perfect combination that keeps us warm, and yet looks stylish and elegant.

Luckily, with some great tips, choosing the ideal outfit doesn’t have to give you a headache. Just read the following and prepare to dazzle everyone at your table with your amazing sense of style.

A Maxi Dress Will Keep You Warm

When it comes to maxi dresses, there are so many options to choose from. If you are worried that this type of dress is too light or flowy for the winter, just choose one in dark fabric and you will have nothing to worry about. The best thing about a maxi dress is that it will keep you warm while making you look fabulous. If you want to turn heads you can opt for a dress with a cut-out on the leg or a deep-V that shows off your décolletage. Just make sure you don’t upstage the bride, or she will never forgive you. 

Kranda Faux V Neck Floral Lace Long Sleeve Cotton Solid Maxi Dress for Women Black XXL

Faux Fur for a Luxurious Look

If you wish to look like a movie star, combine faux fur with sparkly earrings with moonstone from MoonMagic. These accessories are ideal for the winter wedding season, and if you wear them with a long silky dress you will definitely take your partner’s breath away. 

Allegra K Women's Cropped Jacket Evening Open Front Bolero Faux Fur Shrug X-Small White

Get a Fabulous Coat

Don’t just opt for any kind of coat thinking that you will take it off as soon as you walk into the restaurant anyway (or wherever the wedding is taking place). What if the happy couple wants to take pictures outside? A wrong coat can easily ruin your whole outfit, so opt for a tailored one that will help you look like a million bucks. Instead of choosing something flashy, go with neutral colors and use your dress as your pop of color. 

Donna Salyers' Fabulous-Furs Black Reversible Hooded Storm Faux Fur Coat (S) (Black)

Wear Stockings

Keep your legs warm by wearing stockings. Nowadays they come in all kinds of colors and patterns, so make sure they match your outfit. Pay attention to their thickness since only the ones with a higher denier count will keep you warm. 

Scarves and Wraps Make a Huge Difference

If it is windy outside and you are worried that you will freeze on your way to the reception, simply use a scarf or a wrap to combat the cold weather. Choose an elegant one that goes perfectly with the color of your dress, and you will look stylish without much effort.

MissShorthair Womens Solid Color Scarfs Long Lightweight White Scarf for Women Large Sheer Wrap Shawl

Leather Gloves Are Always in Style

If you don’t protect your hands, in a matter of minutes they will be red and completely frozen. Therefore, keep them warm with nicely fitted leather gloves that are feminine and elegant. If you are worried that you will look like a spy, go for a classic fit. 


Attending a winter wedding doesn’t have to give you a headache. There are so many clothing items that will not sacrifice your comfort and warmth, but will make you look like you just came from a red carpet event, so have your pick and impress everyone with your impeccable sense of style. 

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