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Coordinating Your Wedding VIPs Attire

Coordinating Your Wedding VIPs Attire

Ensure your wedding VIPs shine bright on your big day with carefully coordinated attire that complements your style and vision. Coordinating the outfits of your VIPs is crucial, as they'll be standing by your side or featured prominently in photos. We're here to help you coordinate your VIP's attire so they look flawless and put together. 

Bringing together both sides of the wedding party for a cohesive look is critical, but it can be challenging. Coordinating the two sides is a great way to set the tone and style of the wedding and show the couple's personality. While matching colors entirely may be challenging, utilizing color swatches can help achieve harmony.

 

FALL WEDDING DAY AT BOULDER CREEK BY WEDGEWOOD WEDDINGS 

Fall Wedding Day at Boulder Creek by Wedgewood Weddings 

 

Choosing a Color Palette 

The first step in dressing your VIPs is choosing a color palette. Start by selecting a color palette that sets the mood. If your wedding features vibrant floral arrangements, consider neutral attire to balance the look. Alternatively, incorporate colors from your floral arrangements into the VIPs' attire for a cohesive theme. Creating a mood board or Pinterest board can help you finalize your color scheme and see it all together. 

Sticking with a couple of primary colors and then a few accent colors will help narrow your choices. Once you have a color palette picked out, you can choose attire.

 

BRIDESMAIDS IN SAGE GREEN AT UNIVERSITY CLUB AT THE PRESIDIO

Bridesmaids in sage green at University Club

 
Bridesmaids Attire 

Selecting attire for your bridesmaids is an exciting part of the wedding planning process. While tradition dictated that all bridesmaids wear identical dresses in the same color and style, modern trends have embraced more flexibility. Today, it's common for bridesmaids to wear dresses in the same hue but with varying silhouettes or to coordinate styles but mix up the color palette. Bridal parties can combine diverse colors and designs, incorporating unique patterns and textures for a more eclectic aesthetic. With so many options, it can be challenging to choose, but remember to consider your personal style preferences and those of your bridesmaids. The key is finding a cohesive look that allows each individual's personality to shine through. 

 

Considering Price & Body Shapes

When selecting the wedding party attire, it's essential to consider two crucial factors: the price point and accommodating different body shapes and sizes. Traditionally, being part of the wedding party entails covering the cost of one's attire. As a couple, it is crucial to be mindful and respectful of the financial state you're placing on your wedding party for your special day. Additionally, it's essential to recognize beauty comes in diverse forms, and your wedding party comes in various shapes and sizes. Just as you and your future spouse want to be comfortable on your wedding day, your bridal party also deserves to feel at ease too. If your wedding party has varying body types, providing guidelines on color and length while allowing them to choose their style can ensure they feel confident and comfortable.

 
 
GROOMSMEN LOOKING DAPPER IN NAVY SUITS AT LINDSAY GROVE
 
Groomsmen looking dapper in navy suits at Lindsay Grove

 

Groomsmen's Attire

Attire for the groomsmen tends to be more straightforward compared to the ladies. The primary decision revolves around selecting suits or tuxedos, with the accessories matching the color scheme or the bridesmaid's dresses. While neutral hues like black, gray, or navy are traditional, those with a more vibrant personal style can explore bolder color options. The event's formality should guide the attire level; tuxedos are the quintessential choice for black-tie affairs, while classic suits with jackets are appropriate for more casual weddings.

 

WEDDING PARTY IN FALL COLORS AT STERLING HILLS
 
Wedding party in Fall colors at Sterling Hills

 

Mother's Attire

When planning your VIPs attire, the dresses worn by your mothers might not be the first thing that crosses your mind. However, their attire is just as crucial as any other aspect of the celebration. A few key factors should be considered when selecting the ideal outfits for the mothers. Firstly, the formality of the wedding will set the tone for their attire. While it's unnecessary for the mothers to match each other or the bridesmaids, their outfits should complement the color palette chosen for the wedding. The venue and time of the day play a significant role in determining the appropriate style. A brunch wedding on the beach calls for a dress code different from an evening ceremony in a traditional church. The mothers' attire should be tailored to the occasion, ensuring they look elegant and feel comfortable throughout the festivities.

 
GOLD AND NAVY WEDDING PARTY AT SECRET GARDEN 
 
gold and navy wedding party at Secret Garden 
 

Coordinating the attire of your wedding VIPs might seem daunting, but with careful planning and consideration for everyone's preferences and comfort, you can create a cohesive and stylish look that wholeheartedly complements your special day. Remember to communicate openly with your wedding party, respect their budgets and body types, and let your chosen color palette and overall wedding vision guide your decisions. 

 

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