Ask Kate: What To Wear For A Civil Marriage

August 6, 2013

Kate Thompson has been offering heart-felt advice and sparklingly different wedding inspiration for ten years. She is married with two children, and often features in the national press. With her warm and caring nature and off-beat sense of humour, she'll answer every question with knowledgable insight and understanding to help and inspire or simply restore your peace of mind.


I don’t know what to wear as a bride. We’re having a civil ceremony and I don’t want to be overdressed.


Well the short answer is – wear whatever you want! It’s your day so the choice is yours and many brides who opt for a civil ceremony go for a big white dress. On the other hand, many brides choose a civil venue because they want something different and less traditional and that goes for the dress too.

Where whatever you feel most comfortable in.

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