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Rehearsal Dinner Dresses That Curb Last-minute Jitters Right Away

Mukta Gaikwad Apr 17, 2019
Even if the wedding invitation mentions the dress code, dressing up for a rehearsal dinner always sends jitters. To avoid this last minute hassle and the shivers, knowing which accessories go well with which type of dress and make the outfit complete is essential.
Whether you're the bride, a bridesmaid, or a guest at the wedding, choosing a dress to wear for the rehearsal dinner and pairing it up with appropriate accessories is essential.
Rehearsal dinners are arranged to practice the ceremony from beginning till the end. So, paying as much attention to dressing up for this event as to any other ritual on the wedding day is important. It helps gain the confidence to carry the outfit with grace on the D day and that is what makes you look beautiful and graceful!

Lace Dresses For Brides And Guests

Jewelry - Diamond or rhinestone stud earrings, a delicate bracelet, and a cocktail ring
Purse - Frame clutch, satin clutch, or envelope clutch purse
Shoes - Peep-toe shoe boots, platform pumps, peep-toe pumps, or gladiator heels.

Ruffle Dresses For Brides And Guests

Jewelry - Pearl earrings or chandelier earrings (that matches your dress's style) and a delicate choker necklace or bracelet
Purse - Clutch purse
Shoes - Cap-toe pumps, wedge heels, stiletto pumps, or strappy sandals
(Optional - pearl or rhinestone headband)

Strapless Dresses For Brides And Guests

Jewelry - Hoop earrings and matching bracelet, no earrings and statement necklace, or bracelet and statement necklace
Purse - Wrap clutch, satin frame clutch, or glitter clutch
Shoes - Peep-toe pumps, strappy sandals, embellished pumps, or pointed heels.

One Shoulder Dresses For Brides And Guests

Jewelry - Chandelier earrings or (silver, diamond, or pearl) drop earrings, bracelet (similar design), and cocktail ring
Purse - Sequin foldover clutch, chain mesh foldover clutch, or hard case clutch
Shoes - Strappy heels, ankle strap heels, or peep-toe shoes.

Dresses With A Bow For Brides And Guests

Jewelry - Statement necklace, bangle bracelet, and matching earrings
Purse - Satin clutch, hard case clutch, envelope clutch purse, or quilted clutch
Shoes - Strappy heels, peep-toe heels, pumps, or slingback heels.
(Optional - You can add a floral headband)

Dresses with Belt For Brides And Guests

Jewelry - Long necklace pendant, long beaded necklace, or statement necklace, chandelier earrings or hoop earrings, and matching bracelet
Purse - Chain-strap shoulder bag, quilted clutch purse, envelope clutch purse, or foldover clutch purse
Shoes - Peep-toe heels, peep-toe booties, pointed-toe heels, or closed-toe pumps.

Halter Dresses For Brides And Guests

Jewelry - Chunky necklace and matching cocktail ring or linear earrings and matching bracelet
Purse - Envelope clutch purse, ruffled purse, or oversized clutch
Shoes - Stilettos, peep-toe stilettos, ballet flats, strappy heels, strappy flats, or strappy gladiator wedges

Corset Dresses For Brides And Guests

Jewelry - Beaded chocker or statement necklace with matching earrings and bracelet
Purse - Hard case baguette clutch, sequin clutch, octagon clutch, or round clutch
Shoes - Slingback heels, strappy heels, pumps, peep-toe pumps, or ballet flats.

Cap Sleeve Dresses For Brides And Guests

Jewelry - Big stud earrings and matching bracelet (no necklace)
Purse - Envelope clutch, wristlet clutch, quilted clutch, or wide-clasp clutch
Shoes - Wedge sandals, kitten heel sandals, peep-toe pumps, or cap-toe pumps.
If you are purchasing a new dress or wearing something you already own, try the dress along with the accessories and the make up on before the event. This way, you'll know how you are going to look on that important day.
At the day of the event, make sure to bring a light sweater, stole or a shawl. No matter what the temperatures are, you will be prepared. Remember the golden rule: 'Comfort is Fashionable'.