The fashion bible says it's a cardinal sin.

Every Friday on Muireann O'Connell we have a feature called Wedding Woos where we speak to any Hen or Stag headers on the road or Bride or Grooms saying "I Do" 

*If you have one on the way email us*

Well, if you're invited to any upcoming nuptials, this is what the world's leading fashionistas are advising people to wear.

First up: Say "I Don't" To Fascinators:

Hold on to your hats ladies...just so long as they're not fascinators...just put them in the bin.

That's pretty much the advice from British Vogue's Wedding Style Guide.

They reckon it looks “half-hearted” and should be avoided “at all costs”. Ouch!

They suggest channelling some 1920s Great Gatsby style nostalgia by wearing a pillarbox hat or sprucing up your do with some fancy clips.

Stop Riding The Clutch!

And start sporting a sophisticated top-handle handbag, as often spotted on Taylor Swift:

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Drive A Wedge Between Us!!!

NO MORE WEDGES. It's all about Stilettos, Vogue also advises avoiding pale colours and staying far away from anything looking like fake tan.

Here's our solution:


Dress To Impress But NOT Look Like The Rest:

No high street brands or well-known designers.

British Vogue suggest you should stand out from the crowd by buying boutique labels from unknown designers to ensure nobody else is wearing the same outfit as you...

Harvey Nichols did a brilliant advert about Same Dress Disaster back in 2012: