What to Wear to a Wedding? The Boho Guide*

What to Wear to a Wedding? The Boho Guide*

There will be flowers a plenty, potentially a beach or woodland venue – the bridesmaids and bride will having flowing locks adorned with daisies, and their will probably be a folk band and potentially some camping.

Festival & bohemian inspired weddings are on the rise and rightly so, they’re great fun!   But is does mean that dressing down is becoming an art – something I’m not great on.  I’m a heels and red lips kinda girl so the flowing boho look has never quite sat right on me.

Instead, for a bohemian wedding, I’ve gone for the most elfin dress I could find, and dressed it simply (although I couldn’t resist the heels).

What to Wear to a Wedding? The Boho Guide*

The Lovedrobe for Simply Be Crochet dress is made from a satin-effect underlap overplayed with a crocheted floral lace.   It has a simple shift cut with a slight tapering at the waistline.

The dress has an ethereal quality with the lace hem cascading lower than the satin shift.  There is also a slight nod to the 20’s flapper dress, if you wanted to spin it that way too!

I can see the dress making a perfect bridesmaid dress, especially when paired with a floral crown!

 

What to Wear to a Wedding? The Boho Guide*-2

Now heels aren’t always practical for a wedding based on the great outdoors, even on grass, they have a tendency to sink (as in the picture above) – bare foot, however, is perfect!

There is something very liberating about kicking of your heels and digging your toes into the sand (or grass) – I was at a beach wedding last year where I did just that – sat, toes in sand with a glass of wine as we watched the tide come in.

What to Wear to a Wedding? The Boho Guide*

I’m wearing a size 18 in this dress and it is very true to size – the chest fits well, the back, shoulders and waist a tiny bit roomy, and the hips skim nicely.  Lovedrobe can be fairly off in their sizing but they seem to have got this dress just right.

It’s priced at £60 which is fairly in line with the other pretty summer dress being sold on Simply Be at the moment.

What to Wear to a Wedding? The Boho Guide*-5

I feel very Midsummers Night dream in this, as though Puck is about to sweep me away in a dream of woodland fairies – which makes it perfect for the relaxed boho affair!

Outfit Details

Lovedrobe Crochet Dress from Simply Be*

Gold Shoes-  past season New Look (similar here)

Don’t forget to read the rest of my What to Wear to a Wedding series:

The Country Fete 

The Grand Affair

The Registry Office 

The Church 

The Bohomenian (above)

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Charli is a simple country bumpkin with a passion for long country walks, wooly jumpers, velvet blazers, and luxurious lingerie.

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7 Comments

  1. May 29, 2016 / 3:04 pm

    You look lovely, the dress is so pretty and like you say perfect, it’s so nice, it would be nice for any special occasion too like a christening or day at the races etc, it’s such a nice dress and you look stunning 🙂 xxx

    Zoe ♥ MammafulZo

  2. June 3, 2016 / 8:34 pm

    You are really rocking that dress. Thanks for the logo inspiration.

  3. June 3, 2016 / 8:42 pm

    You look stunning and the dress is so pretty. Fits you like a glove.

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