23rd Jan 2020
Struggling to decide on what to wear to the afters of a wedding? Here are 15 pieces perfect for the next day of celebrations
I don’t know about you but I love a good afters of a wedding.
My brother is getting married at the end of the month and while I am excited for the day of nuptials, I’m counting down the days until the next day.
The day after the wedding is when the real fun begins. The air is relaxed, the vibration is level and everyone is just feeling a little more zen.
It’s the time when the bride and groom let loose. The people who you barely know have left for home and your nearest and dearest surround you with leftover prosecco and shots of sambuca.
However, the day after can be quite a predicament when it comes to fashion. What does one wear without looking like they are ready for a second wedding?
The key is to find balance between dressy and relaxed. The dress code is informal, so use it as an excuse to have fun with your look.
Go shorter with the hem, go brighter with the colour and experiment with shapes. Our favourites are the ASOS zebra print suit which is sure to gain a few glances and the Stine Goya metallic dress with its bang on trend tiered shape. Wear yours with killer platform heels and a feather clutch for maximum impact.
The often rigid approach to wedding day dressing doesn’t apply here which means less stress and more success.
Micropleat tiered mini dress, €25 at Warehouse
Black ottoman mini dress, €60 at Topshop
Tiger smocked midi ruffle dress, €149 at & Other Stories
RIXO Kyla leopard-print silk crepe de chine mini dress, €162 at Net A Porter
Rotate velvet playsuit, €301 at Farfetch
ASOS Design curve zebra print wide leg suit trousers and jacket, €124.43 at ASOS
ASOS Design spilt sleeve mini dress with obi belt in velvet, €52.54 at ASOS
Light blue jumpsuit, €238 at The Outnet
Plus pink floral Bardot ruffle midi dress, €50 at River Island
Becky sequin mini wrap dress, €136 at Franks
Sofi jumpsuit, €250 at Reformation
Fendi dress, €250 at Vestiaire Collective
Saloni Devon dress, €750 at Costume
Stine Goya Ivana tiered metallic mini dress, €318.66 at Net A Porter
Flow belt dress, €59.99 at Mango
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