Rehearsal Dinner Dresses That Curb Last-minute Jitters Right Away

Dress code for a rehearsal dinner
Although the wedding invitation mentions the dress code for a rehearsal dinner, dressing appropriately for the event is essential. Read the article for different styles of dresses along with options for accessories to make the outfit complete.
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Whether you're the bride, a bridesmaid, or a guest at the wedding, choosing a dress to wear for the rehearsal dinner can leave anyone confused. A rehearsal dinner is carried out to practice the ceremony from beginning to end. Which is why, dressing for the occasion requires as much attention as any other component of the wedding. As you read the rest of the article, you will see that along with the various styles of dresses, we've also provided options for jewelry, purses, and shoes.

Lace Dresses
For Brides
White-Pink Lace Dress
For Guests
Black Lace Turtleneck Dress

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

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Ruffle Dresses
For Brides
Yellow Ruffle Dress
For Guests
Black Ruffle Dress

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)
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Strapless Dresses
For Brides
Olive Green Strapless Dress

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
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One Shoulder Dresses
For Brides
Red One Shoulder Dress
For Guests
Teal One Shoulder Dress

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
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Dresses with Bow
For Brides
Copper-colored Dress
For Guests
Pink Dress

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)
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Dresses with Belt
For Brides
Red Dress with White Belt
For Guests
Blue Dress with Black Decorative Belt

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
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Halter Dresses
For Brides
Red Halter Dress
For Guests
Blue Halter Dress

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
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Corset Dresses
For Brides
Purple-Peach Corset Dress
For Guests
Yellow-Black Corset Dress

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
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Cap Sleeve Dresses
For Brides
Black-Blue Cap Sleeve Dress
For Guests
Ocean Blue Cap Sleeve Dress

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
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If you are going to purchase a new dress or wearing something you already own, try the dress on along with the accessories, before the event. This way, you'll know how the outfit's going to look on you. At the day of the event, make sure to bring a light sweater or shawl. No matter what the temperatures are, you will be prepared. Also, remember the golden rule - comfort is fashionable.
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