We’re approaching peak wedding season, and if a fridge covered in save-the-dates with vague dress codes like “beach chic” fills you with panic about having nothing to wear, worry not. The Cut’s devoting a full week to making it easier to get dressed when it seems like you’re spending every other weekend raising a glass to the happy couple.
During awards season, there’s always one daring soul who breaks from the pack of ball gowns and shows up in a jumpsuit. Remember Céline Dion’s backless white number at the Oscars or Emma Stone’s bejeweled Lanvin look at the 2015 Golden Globes? Your next wedding may not have the same amount of photographers or a grandiose red carpet arrival, but it’s the same idea: In the slew of dresses stand out by wearing the exact opposite. Jumpsuits are just as fun as wearing a pretty dress and equally as versatile as a sleek slip dress. Plus, you have all the comforts of being in pants. Scroll below to see the best fancy jumpsuits every budget.
The ruffled off-the-shoulder neckline, cropped hem, and exaggerated tie at the waist make this a very eye-catching buy. If you’re feeling extra bold, take a styling cue from Zara and pair it with an equally trendy floral spandex boot.
A more sedate take on the ruffle trend. Accessorize with a pair of shoulder-skimming earrings for some extra drama.
A halter neckline gives a nice shape to your chest with the same texture combination of an elegant ball gown.
With its tuxedo lapels, this option’s perfect for a black-tie occasion.
How many guests are likely to wear a color like this? Chances are not many, which is why it’s a great choice for those looking to stand out.
With a pink this bright, you want to make sure the silhouette is tailored to avoid it looking too kitschy. Try a pair of dangly earrings in a contrasting shade like green or yellow for a more fashion-forward look.
This print has a vintage appeal to it, without looking like you dragged it out of your grandmother’s closest. Long sleeves are also a win for church weddings.
If you’re into floral dresses, try a printed jumpsuit. It’s just as feminine without looking overly precious.
Cutouts are tricky when it comes to weddings but that triangle right above the belly button is a safe place to show a little more skin than usual.
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