7 Perfect Outfit Ideas for a September Wedding

Am I weird to be happy about September being around the corner? Sure, the cooler days and shorter nights are coming but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. So I don’t know about you but I’m pretty happy to start embracing the knitwear-friendly weather, quite honestly and forget about the past few weeks. But before the truly cold temperatures kick in there’s still a good amount of wedding season we need to consider, and everyone knows that September weddings are the most fun. Less sweating over your Prosecco and more options for outerwear, I’d say this month is ideal to attend various nuptials. 

As usual, our attentions are drawn to the major question of what to wear to a September wedding. As I mentioned, there are more options for outerwear, sleeves too are much more palatable and suits become a more understandable choice. If you’ve got a backlog of weddings you’ve been invited to this coming month, then I have good news. I’ve tracked down seven key looks that are not only on-trend for the season but are also classic wedding guest outfit looks. Keep scrolling for inspiration on what to wear to a September wedding and beyond.

Style Notes: Monochrome outfits never looked so good. For a truly stunning choice, opt for an all-over bold colour such as this hot pink.

A cowl neckline is an elegant choice for a wedding.

This one truly pops.

Opt for a shoe you’ll be comfy in all day.

Style Notes: The whole Who What Wear team really has a thing for waistcoats and pleated trousers right now and even better if they’re matching. Wear with courts or sandals and chuck on the matching blazer if it’s cool. 

I love the slightly longer length on this UO waistcoat.

A staple you can wear time and time again.

So classic.

This glitzy bag will take your look from everyday to event-ready.

Style Notes: When Who What Wear Editor in Chief Hannah Almassi wore this Ghost dress, I knew that I had to include a similar style in a wedding outfits inspiration piece. Pretty, floral and an ideal length. 

When in doubt, a floral midi makes a great wedding guest outfit.

These would also work well with a tailored ensemble.

Nothing says outdoor wedding like a straw handbag.

Style Notes: A look like this is easy to deconstruct and create myriad outfits with—plus, the blazer will keep you warm in the September chill.

Smart and sophisticated, this blazer meets the dress code.

This co-ord is ideal for more casual weddings.

You’ll be grateful for this lower heel when you hit the dancefloor.

Style Notes: We’ve said before that you can always wear black to a wedding. Chic and one to wear throughout the year too. 

You can get away with a mini dress when it looks as smart as this one.

Slip on and go.

Style Notes: Sequins really aren’t just for Christmas. Wear yours with pride for any nuptials you’ve got coming up. 

What a way to make an entrance.

Because there’s no such thing as too much sparkle.

Ready to dance.

Style Notes: We’re all about the saturated hues this season and there’s no better way to wear them than with other bright colours. 

The perfect jewel-toned blue.

I can imagine these trousers move like water when you walk.

A home for your phone, camera and some lippie.

Next up, the biggest autumn/winter 2022 fashion trends to know. 

This story was published at an earlier time and has since been updated.

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