Little White Looks for Every Wedding Event
We can't get enough of LWDs—little white dresses—and neither should you. Whether you're dressing for pre- or post-wedding parties or searching for a low-key look to wear on your big day, these light, bright frocks (including two-pieces and jumpsuits!) are always right.
This outfit is a fashion girl's dream come true: Pair Oscar de la Renta's floral embroidered skirt suit with a silk blouse for a flawless outfit that's fit for nearly any wedding event.
Oscar de a Renta's floral embroidered skirt suit and blouse, $3,990 jacket, $3,590 skirt, $1,490 blouse,
. Mignonne Gavigan "Jackie" earrings, $195,
. Kirk Kara Pirouetta Collection double-halo engagement ring, $5,930,
. Preciously Paris "Pool of Love" mini clutch, $1,410,
. Jimmy Choo "Kami" satin shoes, in Ivory, $975,
Here's your perfect engagement-party look. All eyes will be on you in this fabulous, sparkly Caroline Hayden beaded midi. Pair it with a beaded clutch and strappy shoes and you're good to go.
Caroline Hayden beaded midi, $4,250,
. Larkspur & Hawk "Antoinette" suspended girandole earrings, $2,100,
. Giuseppe Zanotti gray suede clutch with crystal bow, $850,
. Sophia Webster "Rosalind Crystal" sandals, $495,
Feeling retro-chic? Do the hustle in this Cheers Cynthia Rowley for David's Bridal strapless crepe jumpsuit, in bridal-appropriate ivory, of course. A lariat necklace makes a playful addition.
Cheers Cynthia Rowley for David's Bridal strapless jumpsuit, $249,
. Beth Miller Collection diamond lariat necklace, $6,195,
. Still House "Lita" ring, $1,225,
How perfect would this peplum top and matching pants from Lela Rose be for a bridal shower or city hall wedding? We love the removable pearl collar—we can get behind any outfit that has its own necklace!
Lela Rose "Pearl Street" peplum top with matching pants, $2,495 and $1,695, Jin Wang, 415-397-9111. David Yurman stud earrings, $6,200, and pavé flex single-row bracelets, $5,500 each,
. Sylvie Collection halo ring, $3,035,
. Mateo New York "Trio" cuff, $2,500,
Hello, gorgeous. If a sophisticated affair is on your calendar, slip into Watters' '40s-inspired charmeuse "Geneva" gown with crystal- and pearl-beaded "Keane" straps. A loose braid only adds to the romance.
Watters "Geneva" gown and "Keane" straps, gown, $2,225; and straps, $380, Lovely Bride, 626-345-5828. Sylva & Cie agate drop earrings, $13,750, Stanley Korshak, Dallas, 214-871-3600. Mateo New York diamond-and-pearl ring, $3,250,
Have you ever seen anything sweeter? This Cymbeline "Bellone" fit-and-flare dress has garden party written all over it. Knotted sandals dress it up but are still daytime-appropriate.
Cymbeline "Bellone" dress, $840,
. Mish New York "Makena" earrings, $19,200,
. Alexandre Birman "Lolita" leather sandals, in White, $625,
If a relaxed brunch (or post-wedding breakfast) is part of the festivities, this casual Ann Taylor sleeveless sweater (with trendy lace-up detail!) pairs perfectly with wide-leg cropped pants. This is sure to be your go-to ensemble.
Ann Taylor sleeveless sweater and wide-leg cropped pants in Winter White, $79.50 and $98,
. Eugenia Kim "Augusta" sinamay fedora, in Ivory, $395,
. Eddie Borgo "Allure" cuff, $315,
. Giacomelli Jewelry "The Arrow Marquise" ring, from $5,600,
. Schutz "Sulola" woven-leather flats, in Silver, $160,
It's a Wrap
Style and comfort are not mutually exclusive, and this Ceremony by Joanna August chiffon wrap dress proves it. Amp up the cool factor with a red lip and statement earrings.
Ceremony by Joanna August "Lauren" dress, $285,
. Lizzie Fortunato "Temple" earrings, in Gold, $230,
For a beachy wedding look that's flirty but not revealing, try this Rembo Styling sleeveless column dress with lace cutouts. Stack some bracelets for added appeal.
Rembo Styling "Bjork" dress, $2,250,
. Jennifer Meyer heart studs, $350; and gold bezel drop earrings, in Turquoise, $7,500, Barneys New York in Beverly Hills, 310-276-4400. Beth Miller Collection 14k gold and pavé diamond double-bar cuff, $5,495,
. Sydney Evan 14k gold and pavé diamond "Love Cuff," $3,920,
You want a dress that screams fun for your bachelorette party, and this cute cotton option from Zac Zac Posen fits the bill. Complete your girls' night look with funky leather booties and hoops.
Zac Zac Posen "Jordy" dress, $475 for similar styles,
. Kwiat diamond hoops, $11,500,
. Christian Louboutin "Andaloulou" ankle booties, in Latte, $1,995,
This after-party look is not for the faint of heart. But the plunging neckline and wide legs of the Liancarlo arabesque lace jumpsuit are flattering and comfortable—without sacrificing any heat.
Liancarlo lace jumpsuit, $2,290,
. Jennifer Fisher brass long-loop earrings, $355,
. Eddie Borgo safety-chain ring, $160, and "Mini Pyramid" pinkie signet ring, $130,
Credits: Created by Jessica King and Michael McCormick. Hair by Lihn Nguyen at Kate Ryan Inc. using Davine's. Makeup by Carlo Longo at Raybrownpro.com for Sephora Collection Pro.