Going abroad for my cousin's wedding in less than 3 weeks' time (if that bastard Icelandic vulcano allows…) Have a dress and shoes and shawl and handbag - sorted.
TODAY my mother tells me that the bride's sister and her mum (my aunt) will be wearing long dresses. My uncle will be wearing a smoking. Apparently. Nothing in the invitation about dress code.
So, do I just go ahead and wear what I had planned (perfectly nice silk shift and heels etc) or do I need to rethink everything? I don't have any kind of official function on the day btw if that makes a difference, and I will be there with 4 yo DS aka PacificSociopath. Sigh.
Well, yes, I hope it's just the bridal party - there is no clue re dress code on the invitation; I've just checked again.
Wrt to eccentricity: I am quite happy to play that card although we are all the same nationality, namely German. And usually weddings in Germany are much less formal affairs, no hats, no 'bridal party', no matching bridesmaids' outfits etc. I am