What to Wear to a Bridal Shower

See by Chloé silk dress
Zara heels
Givenchy clutch
BaubleBar necklace + rings

Most of our summer weekends are booked with weddings and related festivities, which are fun times to dress up and celebrate the ones you love who are in love. I bought this dress with these upcoming events in mind, and recently wore it to a friend’s bridal shower. Since the fit of the dress is form-fitting, I liked that the neck and hemlines are modest.

Here are 3 tips for What to Wear to a Bridal Shower:

  1. Look for classic dress shapes like a-line, shift, and wrap, rather than mini or bodycon. You can also pair a top with a fun skirt.
  2. Unless you’re the bride, consider wearing a different color than white, such as mint, cobalt blue, peach, or florals.
  3. Since it’s not the Bachelorette Party, avoid severe cutouts, plunging necklines, or anything common sense tells you is better off for a night of clubbing.

To see what I wore for my own bridal shower, click on this outfit post. I will write about “What to Wear to a Wedding” soon!

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44 Comments

  1. June 30, 2014 / 5:49 pm

    Great post Carolyn! Weddings and bridal showers are definitely something to look forward to. I'll need to wait a few more years before they get booked in my calendar every week 🙁 haha

  2. June 30, 2014 / 7:12 pm

    Oh my! I most absolutely love this entire outfit! So on point! Amazing…

    TRENDGALORE

  3. June 30, 2014 / 7:36 pm

    Wonderful colour. 🙂

  4. July 1, 2014 / 5:38 am

    i love the color of this dress and it fits you perfectly!

  5. July 1, 2014 / 2:17 pm

    Nice dress! You look lovely with it 🙂
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  6. July 2, 2014 / 10:40 am

    Beautiful color combination!

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  7. July 2, 2014 / 2:29 pm

    Such a pretty look – loving the gathered detail of the dress! Xo, S

  8. July 2, 2014 / 2:33 pm

    I totally remember that bridal shower post! You had such a lovely one 🙂 And I love this dress- and I totally agree. The modest neckline helps balance out the form fitting-ness of this piece. You look fab in pink 🙂

    xo marlen
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  9. July 2, 2014 / 3:08 pm

    Such a beautiful dress and you look amazing in it!! So perfect for a bridal shower.

    xx 365hangers

  10. July 4, 2014 / 4:24 pm

    Carolyn, I absolutely love this look! The color is gorgeous on you. It is a simply yet elegant dress. But it works so well! Happy 4th!

    Lauren xo
    Sophisticated In Style

  11. July 7, 2014 / 8:27 pm

    Love the dress and heels- you look amazing.

    XX

    Miri

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