Help Me Out: What Are The Biggest Wedding Attire No-Nos For Guests?

Wedding attire rules and etiquette

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If you're attending a wedding, chances are there's a dress code to stick to. Whether the rule be smart casual, dressy casual, black tie, or anything in between, it's important to respect the bride, groom, and the whole wedding tradition! Our wedding etiquette experts are here to answer your attire questions in our daily post.

What are some definite wedding attire faux pas?

There are several absolute no-nos. They include: Clothing that's too skimpy or overtly provocative, costumes, (except when you've been expressly asked to dress to the wedding theme), blue jeans and T-shirts, any jewelry that calls attention to your own faith when attending a service of another faith, baseball or sports caps, large fashion hats that block other guests' view of the ceremony, casual shoes or boots with formal or semiformal outfits, sunglasses worn indoors (except for a legitimate medical reason), and flower boutonnieres or corsages unless supplied by the hosts. Don't do any of these!

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