One of the biggest things I see with clients is they are wondering how dressy they should be for a cocktail or a black tie wedding because things have gotten so much more casual. I think the rule not to wear white still applies. I think a nice church kind of dress is typically appropriate, unless the invitation states otherwise. A great nude pump is always good, or a sleek wedge. This is typically cocktail attire.
I lived in Southern California for a few years. The area I lived in was degrees in the summer and a balmy 70 in the winter. Nothing irritated me more than after my steering wheel melted and just sitting down would us all to sweat, a person who never lived there would say, "But it's a dry heat! I had a love-hate relationship with the weather; it was days after I moved there that it first rained. I ran outside like a lunatic, waving my arms around and throwing caution to the wind in the middle of the street.
Can you wear white? When should you post your snaps of the first dance on Facebook? We get the lowdown on how you should behave on the big day. From 'naff figures' on top of the cake to flashing too much flesh, opinionated etiquette expert William Hanson separates the distinguished from the downright rude. Asking for money instead of presents is very bad form.
I have always done so if I am wearing dresses and closed shoes. I was told no one wears it anymore. Is that so?