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What to Wear: Winter Wedding

by Amanda Jane Jones

One of my favorite movies is Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. One of the more memorable songs, June Bride, says “Winter weddings can be gay, like a Christmas holiday!”  The holidays are such a magical time…then add in a wedding? Sounds lovely to me. Below are some ideas for what to wear and what to give at a winter wedding.

 

 

TO WEAR: Dress / Necklace / Shoes / Coat / Clutch / Bow Belt

TO GIVE: Art Print / Sculpture / Custom Address Stamp / Napkins

  1. Laura

    December 1, 2011

    Oh this makes me wish I had a winter wedding to attend. That dress is stunning.

  2. Leslie

    December 1, 2011

    I am struggling with something to wear to a winter (black tie optional) Orthodox Jewish wedding. Apparently, I can’t expose my arms or show skin in general. (Not that I’m going to be a hoochie mama or anything, but not showing anything makes it tough.)

  3. Naia

    December 1, 2011

    I love the outfit!

  4. María, Tourist Chic

    December 1, 2011

    I love this mustard dress!! And I have this belt, it’s so perfect!!

    Great blog :)

    Maria^^

  5. Danielle

    December 1, 2011

    I loooove Seven Brides for Seven Brothers! And the entire outfit is gorgeous, to boot!

  6. Ling

    December 1, 2011

    WOW… I LOVE that dress! Just divine =)

  7. analisa

    December 1, 2011

    That necklace is fantastic

  8. jennie w.

    December 1, 2011

    Love the clothes and Seven Brides but I hate Christmas Weddings. My calendar is so packed with parties and concerts and a million kid things that I hate to have to squander my precious time on a wedding. I have a super good friend getting married this weekend and going to her wedding means I’m going to have to skip my daughter’s regional choir Christmas performance. Which I don’t want to do. Ugh. Christmas weddings are rude!

    I’m going to beg my children to not get married in December. Or at least not until December 27th.

  9. Jackie B.

    December 1, 2011

    that mustard dress is perfect! -JB.

    http://madewithlovebyjackieb.blogspot.com/

  10. Mary

    December 1, 2011

    I’m a big fan of emilie friday and use her calligraphy set. The rubber stamp is a great idea!

  11. becca

    December 1, 2011

    That movie! So many cute men singing and dancing?! Heavens…
    What a gorgeous coat to add to…anything!

  12. Danae

    December 1, 2011

    Great combinations! And also…amazing movie. I must have watched that movie after school for 5 years straight.

  13. Anna

    December 1, 2011

    @Leslie: What about a beautiful, slim fitting, black turtleneck and a pencil skirt with some sparkle. Awesome tights and pumps. . .you’re set and WARM.

    Great collection & inspiration above. Made me even more excited for my own winter wedding in January.

  14. Johanna

    December 1, 2011

    A year or so ago, I brought a fantastic dress that would be awesome for such a conservatuve wedding. A fitted, three quarter length sleeve midi pencil dress, it hugged every curve but not too tightly, which looks awesome with stilettos as the dress is demure. Then the shoes/legware are the sex and the dress is seductive but with an elegance that wouldn’t look out of place in 1956!

  15. Emma

    December 2, 2011

    I have that dress in blue for my bridesmaids at my winter wedding! :)

  16. PolkaDot Lighthouse

    December 2, 2011

    Love that dress – I’ve asked Santa if I could have it in red for this Christmas :) Incidentally, we also did a post about wedding outfits and featured that dress in different (slightly more summery) colours http://polkadotlighthouseuk.blogspot.com/2011/07/perfect-dress.html. Just goes to show it really could be the perfect dress!

  17. abby

    December 2, 2011

    my guy and i are getting married Christmas Eve and i would hit the floor with happiness if someone showed up in that coat {dress and necklace too}!!!!!!

  18. Kate {domestikatedlife}

    December 6, 2011

    I love that dress, such pretty colors!

  19. Love Im.

    December 11, 2011

    tres chic, i really like it!

  20. Sarah @ Designsgood

    December 12, 2011

    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is one of my favorites too!

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