6 Stylish Women Over 50 Who Have Mastered Wedding Guest Dressing

Hands up who already has multiple wedding invites in their diaries? This year is of course busier than the previous two, and with so many upcoming occasions, what do we wear for all of them? While there are certain brands we always turn to for amazing wedding guest looks (looking at you, Rixo), when it comes to wedding guest outfits we love for spring, we’ve found some alternatives to the usual equation: dress + heels.

Some of the most stylish women on Instagram are the ones who have dressed for different occasions for many years. And those who are over 50 have been giving us all a lesson in how to dress for a wedding no matter the location. They're providing all the guest inspiration we could ask for, including printed suits, Bermuda-short co-ords and flattering puff-sleeved dresses, all of which we now want to try out for our upcoming wedding plans. Here are six women over 50 who have mastered the art of getting ready for a stylish ceremony.

1. Puff-Sleeve Dress + Pumps

Style Notes: There's something that feels so fancy about a puff sleeve combined with a tiered hem, don't you think? Stay comfy all day long in fancy flats, and add a straw hat like Paula did for warm-weather weddings. 

2. Shorts Suit + Matching Accessories

Style Notes: Shorts for a wedding may not be the most obvious choice, but the longer, tailored Bermuda style works. Make like Renia and style as a sharp suit with colour-coordinating heels and a bag. 

You'll wear this for every occasion.

3. Long-Sleeve Top + Midi Skirt

Grece wearing midi skirt and long sleeve top

Photo:

@greceghanam

Style Notes: Instead of a midi dress, why not try a midi skirt? Pair it with a long-sleeve top and go for an unlikely colour combo like Grece did for a look that'll wow.

You'll get the wear out of this effortless top. 

The perfect alternative to a dress. 

4. High-Waisted Trousers + Tee + Blazer

Mette wearing blazer and checked trousers

Photo:

@msorrig

Style Notes: Yep, you can wear a T-shirt to a wedding. Go for a fitted, good-quality iteration, and wear it with smart high-waisted trousers and a tailored blazer. Push up the sleeves just like Mette did to make it feel more cool than corporate.

Opt for a fitted T-shirt instead of oversized. 

Mules are always a comfier option than strappy sandals. 

5. A-line Midi Dress + Heels

Elaine wearing pink midi dress and heels

Photo:

@squarepearls

Style Notes: A dress with a fitted top and flared hemline instantly feels dressy. Keep it grown-up by sticking to a midi length like Elaine's, and opt for minimal, fuss-free accessories. 

Wear as a handheld for the ceremony and crossbody on the dance floor. 

6. Statement Suit + Matching Shoes

Style Notes: A power suit never fails to make an entrance. This season, there are loads of colour-block styles, but Lyn shows why a punchy print needs minimal effort to look incredible. 

Use the belt tie to highlight your waist. 

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