With Black Friday almost here, we thought what better way to kick-start shopping than with the little black dress that is versatile as much as it is timeless. It works perfectly for any upcoming countless wedding-related occasion, especially if you are perhaps attending as a guest. Our Fashion Editor rounded up 29 of her affordable favorites, from lace sleeves and sequin skirts, here. Find even more budget-friendly ideas for everyone on your holiday list in WeddingWire’s Gift Guide 2014!
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Congrats! It’s finally happened. Your significant other was invited to a wedding, and they’ve received a “plus one”. That “plus one” is you. Meeting all of their nearest and dearest (or maybe just co-workers) at once can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Read our guide to everything a wedding “plus one” needs to know and you’ll be in fine form come the big day. At the very least, you won’t come off looking like a total horse head (see above photo for reference).
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You’re stuck in a sticky situation: there’s no specific attire information anywhere to be found. What’s a plus one supposed to wear with his/her significant other? Before you go shopping for this shindig, resort to our Fashion Editor’s checklist on how to crack the dress code.
So, an invitation came in the mail. Mark the date on the calendar because you are going to a WEDDING in a little over or under a year! First time? Don’t fret. Our Advice Editor will tell you everything you need to know: 1. Check the wedding website before picking up the phone. 2. Book travel as far in advance as possible. 3. Consider the dress code. 4. Be on time for the shuttle bus. 5. Pay attention to announcements. Read the rest of her helpful tips here.
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Just when you think you only have to write thank-you notes after all that gift-unwrapping, think again, newlyweds. Remember that guests have traveled near and far to come honor YOU! Hence, why it’s extra important to show how much you appreciate their support of your marriage with a few welcoming weekend touches. Read more ideas here.