Wedding season is just around the corner and with it comes a plethora of new trends for the summer season. This is the perfect excuse to invest in a fabulous new outfit. However, as a new mum, finding the perfect outfit to complement your post-pregnancy figure can be quite a challenge. With this in mind, we’ve created a handy style guide for new mums whose wardrobe options are at an all time low.
Be Wedding Appropriate
You may be adjusting to your post pregnancy figure but this doesn’t mean you can’t make the best dressed wedding guest list. The first rule when choosing a chic wedding outfit is to always abide by the dress code stated by the bride. When choosing a wedding appropriate outfit, as always there are a few rules to bear in mind. Cast your eyes over the invite and make a note of the dress code if there is one. If there isn’t, avoid bridal colours such as white, cream and ivory as this is one way to get noticed for all of the wrong reasons. Lastly, remember to dress for the occasion so if it’s on a beach, pick something that’s floaty and floral, if it’s formal, opt for something sophisticated in black with statement accessories.
Opt for Pretty and Practical
Dressing for a wedding requires an outfit that creates the perfect balance between function and fashion as you not only have to look great but you will have to find clothes that you will be comfortable in for the whole day. While it is tempting to shroud your lumps and bumps in baggy clothing, finding pieces that fit your new shape will always be more flattering.
Emphasize Your Best Bits
Your tight abs may be a distant memory but that doesn’t mean that all is lost. Identify the bits of your body that you love the most and find an outfit that allows you to flaunt them. The idea when picking out a stunning wedding outfit is to camouflage certain areas while emphasising others. Black is your best friend when shopping for a flattering dress and you can always add a pop of colour for a summer wedding with shoes, bags and accessories.
Keep It Simple and Sophisticated
Loud prints and gaudy colours will do nothing for your new shape. A dress that boasts a block colour will flatter your shape more than horizontal stripes or polka dots ever will. A classic fit to flare dress is a failsafe option that will never let you down. Opt for a classic dress that is simple and sophisticated and add drama with a statement fascinator or a hat. This will automatically draw the attention to your upper body and away from your problem areas.
So, there you have it, follow our simple style tips to be wedding ready this season.