The Definitive Guide to Wedding Dress Codes

It took almost two years, but weddings are back, baby. And though they might not look a whole lot like the ones you’re used to going to (smaller guests lists and getting Covid checks are now standard), there are still a few fundamental features that’ve largely stayed the same. Primary among them: the dreaded dress code. If you’ve ever spent the better part of an afternoon puzzling over a meaningless mishmash of terms and trying to figure out what in the hell everyone else will be wearing to Anna and Drew’s Western-themed wedding, you’re not alone. 

It’s high time we put an end to the confusion, once and for all. It’s all fun and games until you’re served with an invite that calls for, like, “Creative black tie, but make it rugged!” and you have no idea what in the hell you’re actually supposed to wear. Read more at