Gowns & Suits
Ladies, here's how to nail the dress code situation, plus our top picks to shop!
It's the most formal dress code there is, and not often seen. For ladies, go for a formal floor-length gown that's not too revealing. Mignon embellished dress, from $120 to rent, from www.rentadress.com.sg. Shop it here. This toga with skin-baring slivers and a shapely peplum keeps going black from looking boring. Sheike maxi toga dress, from $120 to rent, from www.rentadress.com.sg. Shop it here. See also: 10 hot mermaid wedding dresses to rock now Bring shimmer to your outfit with intricate chevron patterns. The soft blush hue paired with a square neckline and capped sleeves looks both graceful and demure. Adrianna Papell embellished mesg gown, SGD 523.67, from www.nordstrom.com. Shop it here. Black tie is a little less formal than its white counterpart. You can still take the safer, and more glamorous, route and go for a floor-length gown, or alternatively, a short dressier cocktail dress. Sachin & Babi Noir strapless gown, SGD 1756.40, from www.neimarcus.com. Shop it here. See also: Cop these looks! 9 real brides in glamorous evening gowns You don't necessarily need solids for a formal event. Jazz your outfit up with eye-catching prints while keeping it glam wiht a lustrous fabric. Bariano strapless dress, $100 to rent, from www.rentadress.com.sg. Shop it here. Opting for a shorter hemline? Turn up the glamour with gleaming gold and ornate patterns. Marchesa Notte floral lamé fil coupe cocktail dress, SGD 1078.30, from www.neimanmarcus.com. Shop it here. A cocktail dress, dressy separates or even a polished jumpsuit. Keep it classy and sophisticated, and not too revealing. Jacquard midi dress, price upon enquiry, from Coast. Available from September. See also: Gorgeous bespoke wedding dresses! 9 local designers to check out Think lighter hues or pastels for a daytime party and jewel or darker hues for the night. Asymmetrical satin top, price upon enquiry, from Coast. Available from September. We love this fashion-forward look that'll take your from an elegant restaurant setting to the after party. River Island embroidered dress, SGD 89.81, from www.asos.com. Shop it here. If your host is asking for you to have fun with your outfit, skip the blacks and neutrals! Go crazy with bright hues and prints. ML Monique Lhuillier cocktail dress, from $80 to rent, from www.rentadress.com.sg. Shop it here. Lightweight, flirty and flowery, this is great for a fun seaside party. Polyester midi dress, SGD 140.08, from www.asos.com. Shop it here. If the dress code is casual, it probably indicates the wedding is held outdoors or in a laidback venue like a cafe. Think lightweight, easy silhouettes, like a summery sundress. Three Floor lace dress, $640, from www.et-i-kit.com. Shop it here. This versatile piece gets thumbs up - pair with sparkling bling and heels for a glamorous evening or sandals and effortless tresses for a pretty outdoor event. BCBGeneration chiffon maxi dress, SGD 215.50, from www.asos.com. Shop it here.