Attending other people’s weddings: It’s a rewarding (albeit stressful and oftentimes expensive) endeavor, but it’s also an occasion where you’re obligated to put someone else’s needs above your own. For a couple that has spent months—if not years—imagining every detail of their big day, the details matter. So while normally what you wear is entirely on you, when it comes to their big day, there are wedding guest outfit mistakes you’ll want to keep in mind.
Below, you’ll find a breakdown of five simple style faux pas to avoid as a wedding guest. From the colors to avoid to securing the right gifts, take note and both you and the couple will enjoy their big day. While we can’t take the stress out of picking out the right registry gift or actually getting to the wedding, we can at least help you decide what to wear. Read on for the rules and to shop wedding-worthy styles below.