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    Default Fashion advice needed - wedding

    I need some advice for suitable outfit for a wedding (attending as a guest).

    - country pub venue for service and reception
    - late afternoon service. Venue could get quite cold in the evening
    - men in wedding party are wearing RM Williams-style attire
    - probably some walking over grass - shoes/boots need off road potential
    - I keep hearing second hand (via groom) that it is informal dress. I don't know bride closely so haven't heard a "dress code" from her, and groom has been known to get dress codes badly wrong in the past at weddings. Nothing stated on invite.

    So basically I need advice cobbling together an outfit with a "country" semiformal feel where I won't feel too over/under dressed depending on the other guests on the day. Help! Pictures/images to support any advice hugely appreciated I have zero fashion ability. I'm happy to spend some cash on outfit if I can use pieces again.

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    Default Fashion advice needed - wedding

    I did a quick google of country wedding guest and there are stacks of options there.
    That hour is traditionally "cocktail" wear but then taking into account the venue and style of the wedding I would aim for something knee length or so, not overboard with shoes or accessories and keep everything relaxed looking. Maybe some wedges given the terrain and a shawl for over the dress if it gets cooler.
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    This kind of thing would work
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    You are much better with Google inspiration than I! I googled "country wedding guest dress" and the first page brought up such practical options as:

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-x4rZ5r_nJj...letons-mom.png

    http://sangmaestro.com/wp-content/up...uest-dress.jpg

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    My brother got married on the farm with reception at the local footy club.
    I wore a knee length cocktail dress, with cardigan and a pair of wedges.
    That's what most of the girls wore, although a couple of blokes turned up in jeans!
    I would definitely recommend wedges or flats for walking on grass/uneven ground, no long dresses, nothing too floaty (or you might have a wardrobe malfunction is the wind picks up). Think a day at the races maybe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by clbj View Post
    You are much better with Google inspiration than I! I googled "country wedding guest dress" and the first page brought up such practical options as:

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-x4rZ5r_nJj...letons-mom.png

    http://sangmaestro.com/wp-content/up...uest-dress.jpg
    Hahaha oh dear!

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    I'd probably go with a knee length floral dress, cardigan (even a long cardigan with a belt), and wedges. Maybe something like these:
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    Quote Originally Posted by A-Squared View Post
    My google search was very different...

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    I seriously want to know the back story to that photo.

    Then again maybe not ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonja View Post
    I seriously want to know the back story to that photo.

    Then again maybe not ...
    I don't think I wanna know! That's one big.... I want to say pheasant!?


 

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