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Ask Laurie: Wedding Guest Outfit Ideas?

Ask Laurie: Wedding Guest Outfit Ideas?

Like clockwork, every summer goop fashion director Laurie Trott’s inbox gets flooded with dozens of what-to-wear-to-this-wedding inquiries. Below, the four hypotheticals that seem to come up the most, including Laurie’s styling solve for each.

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Tulum White Wedding

“Since the palate is predetermined, all-white weddings can
be the least complex of the bunch to dress for. Pick a
floaty silhouette with plenty of movement and
beachy details (embroidery, contrast stitching, and beading
are all fair game). In the accessory department, stick to
neutrals and lace-up sandals for navigating the sand.”

Above left: Hartwood Restaurant. Gentl & Hyers from Hartwood (Artisan) © 2015.
by Erica Werner and Mya Henry

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Classic Los Angeles Evening

Above left: Garden at Chateau Marmot.

“Sexy and sophisticated, all-black is
always a safe bet
. While the little black
dress is a no-brainer, a jumpsuit or a top-and-skirt
ensemble are worthy alternatives to consider.”

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Hamptons Garden

“For daytime weddings, work from the
bottom up: Start with a fancy flat and build from
there with elaborate colors, prints, and ruffles—the
goal is to look dressed-up but not overdressed.”

Above left: Crows Nest; Above right: The Madoo Conservancy.

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Capri Black-Tie

Above left: Fontelina Beach Club.

“A black-tie invite is your opportunity to pull out all the
stops and really go for it with drama—think jewel-tones,
floor-sweeping hemlines, and
unexpected necklines (less is more, so don’t be afraid to
cover up).”

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