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Why dress code matters for your event


The beauty of styling your outfits to suit the event is an often last minute thought which can make or break your photography and lasting memories of your special day.

Event trends don't always work in your favor, but dressing appropriately for the occasion is something that never will go out of style.

I cannot bear going to an event and seeing that someone has brought down the vibe by dressing completely out of tune to the theme of the event, all visuals have impact.


When it comes to dressing for an event, it's important to take into consideration not just the occasion itself, but also the location, time of day, and overall vibe. Putting thought and effort into your outfit can elevate the entire experience, making you feel more confident and put-together.

If in doubt, always overdress, it only showcases respect for the event you are attending.


One of the most important things to keep in mind is the dress code. Whether it's formal, business casual, or something in between, understanding the expectations of the event will help you make the right choice. For formal events like a black-tie gala or a wedding, classic pieces like a tailored tuxedo or a floor-length gown are appropriate. For a more casual event like a day wedding or birthday party, you can opt for something more relaxed like a sundress or a button-down shirt and chinos.


Another thing to consider is the location and setting of the event. If it's outdoors, you'll want to dress accordingly, opting for lightweight fabrics and comfortable shoes. If it's indoors, you'll want to take into consideration the temperature and whether or not the event will be held in a well-ventilated space.

Another key aspect of styling your outfit to suit the event is accessorizing. The right accessories can take an outfit from basic to stunning. A statement necklace or a pair of statement earrings can add a touch of elegance to a simple dress, while a belt or a scarf can help define your waist or add a pop of color to an outfit.


In conclusion, styling your outfit to suit the event is an art that can help you look and feel your best. It's all about understanding the dress code, location, and overall vibe of the event and dressing accordingly. With a little bit of thought and effort, you can create an outfit that's not only appropriate but also stylish and beautiful.


Also recommend reading our 'Do's and Don'ts' blog for some other ideas to steer clear of or embrace.


Contact Therese-Marié Events to get further information and how to make your dress code perfectly compliment your event.

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