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Next Weekend, what the heck could I wear. I was going to wear a lace dress with a leather biker jacket over, but am having a major wobble about it. TBH who the heck gets married on a farm in march, I'm sure it will be freezing. Please help me with ideas ?
My friend got married on a farm in April, I ended up wearing a lovely dress from Joe Browns, for the ceremony (In a barn) i wore heels, but then changed into some baseball boot style trainers from Next for the rest of the day/night. I think I ended up with a wine jacket so didn't feel the cold so much, but what you're wearing sounds fine (Maybe add some nice thick tights!)
You need to find out whether that barn has heating!! I suggest a thermal vest and many layers in addition to the good advice you've already had.
This puts me in mind of a thread I once read on here about a poor woman who went to an al fresco wedding in Sweden where the guests spent most of the day huddling under a gazebo shivering. Don't let that be you!
You really need to check you facts. Farms are not necessarily ankle deep in shit and you could end up looking like a real towny twit (to be polite). Plenty of farms are owned by people with helicopters and sports cars and no shit or even animals anywhere. If the other guests are in their couture dresses you will look very foolish. Have a little listen to Jennifer in the Archers!
If you arrive in a car, you could bring some changes of clothing with you (I hate being cold).
I went a long way to a very posh wedding on a farm to end up standing around in a muddy straw filled marquee being plied with champagne - but given no food. Having a puffa jacket, wellies and emergency snacks in the car would be good!
I think I'd assume that it will be clean once you get inside the barn, I'd be in long boots, tights, dress and a nice wool coat that I could leave on if need be and yes to the huge scarf (aka blanket). I have been to some clean farms but they were still blooming cold!
I would also agree with the idea of keeping emergency jeans, wellies and puffa jacket in the car.
On the up side the food will probably be amazing, the last farm wedding I went to had a selection of meats cooked on a spit, all locally produced and more than you could eat. Amazing.
I've been to a barn wedding in Nov. Lots of mud and no heating (they said there would be heating which was one fan heater for the whole place) Spent the whole day freezing and wishing it was all over as I couldn't get into the mood as I was so cold. My advise is lots of layers and take a blanket to warm up in for the long speeches!