With the cocktail reception gaining popularity, wedding day fashion has followed suit. Sure, the bride and her bridesmaid’s may don traditional frocks, but they may change into party-ready ensembles for the celebration. This means a little white dress for the bride and several options for the ‘maids, from classic LBD’s to popular jewel-toned options, complete with stand-out accessories (metallic clutch, jeweled sandals, sensational jewelry, etc). As for the groom and his men, a dapper suit can transition seamlessly from the altar to the bar, especially when paired with a chic pocket square and coordinating tie.

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