Can You Wear Red to a Wedding?

Kristen Nichols
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If you’re trying to pick out an outfit to wear to a wedding, you might know that it can be a challenge to find the right thing. Not only do you have to figure out any tricky dress codes or the requirements of a far-flung location, you also have to consider the many bridal etiquette rules. Some things like skipping jeans and mini dresses might be as a given, but what about others where the lines are more blurry. For example, can you wear red to a wedding?

To find out how fashion insiders weigh in, we went straight to the source to find out their options. We were interested to find out that they all said red is fine in their books. Take it from them and try out a red dress for the next wedding you’re attending. And when it comes down to it, there’s only one hard and fast rule you should follow: Don’t wear white. Unless of course the bride asks you to show up in it. 

Go on to see how fashion insiders are weighing in about wearing red to a wedding.

Go on to shop for our favorite red dresses for the wedding guest.

Next, find out what to wear for every fashion dress code.

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