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How to dress for a baptism

Are you looking for ideas to dress for a baptism? Whether you are a guest or the mother of the little one, in this uncommon article you can find all the information you need to choose your look appropriately and with the certainty that you will be perfect. It is always advisable to take into account the characteristics of each specific event so as not to clash and, above all, wear an outfit that suits your figure and in which you feel comfortable. Keep reading and discover how to dress mom for a baptism, you can also find out what hairstyles and makeup style are most appropriate for this celebration. Do not miss it!

Think about the time of year

Before you get to work and go looking for a mom dress for a baptism, remember that baptisms can be done at any time of the year. Spring is the most popular season, so many plan for this date, but you can face a sunny day or a cloudy or rainy day, so we recommend that you inform yourself of the weather and temperature in advance.

The ideal is to always carry a jacket, one that is light in summer or a coat if it is a winter baptism. In general, baptisms are usually celebrated in the morning, so you should choose the appropriate clothes for this time of day, completely discarding evening or party dresses and suits.

Elegance and sobriety

Dressing for a baptism, whether you are the mother of the child or a guest, always requires these two concepts: elegance and sobriety. You are facing a semi-formal event that is usually held during the day or in the early afternoon, so you should dress elegant but without excess and, of course, according to your style.

Take note of all the clothing and accessories that you should avoid wearing at a baptism so as not to clash with the rest of the attendees.

· Very long and gala dresses. These are suitable for evening events.

· Very short dresses or miniskirts.

· Very pronounced necklines, either in the front or in the back.

· Sequins and very shiny or eye-catching fabrics.

· Loud prints.

· Very high heels.

· Very large or excessive accessories.

In short, in order not to take away the baby's prominence and to fully adapt to this type of celebration, it is best that you opt for an elegant and simple dress or suit, without overloading too much of your look or making it too striking. In these events, always apply the rule less is more and you will surely be right.

The most suitable colors for a baptism

Another aspect to take into account when dressing for a baptism is the colors of the clothes you are going to wear that day. Although there is no strict rule, since it is a celebration that revolves around the birth of a baby, it is best that you choose cheerful, light or pastel colors, especially if you are the mother or godmother of the little one. The most suitable tones are beige, cream, light gray, light blue, aquamarine, lilac, pink, salmon, dull yellow, etc. Afterwards, you can complete your look by adding some accessories or shoes in stronger colors, so you will be perfect.

On the contrary, avoid baptism dresses or suits in very dark colors, such as navy blue, dark brown or black. And, as we have pointed out in the previous section, avoid very striking prints and prefer more subtle ones or solid-colored garments.

Ideas for suits and dresses for a baptism

Whether you are the mother or a guest, you are surely wondering: what is the appropriate length for a baptism? Well, no mini skirts or long dresses, the most appropriate thing is a dress or skirt that reaches the knee or is about 4 cm above it, so you will have an appropriate and comfortable look for such a family event. characteristics. In addition to the length, it is essential that you keep in mind that if the ceremony is held in the church, you must cover your shoulders, so you can use a jacket or a shawl that you can later remove.

There are many possibilities that you can choose to dress for a baptism and look beautiful. Below we show you some of the most elegant options for the occasion, so you can choose the one you like the most and the one that best suits your style:

· Knee-length dress, straight cut, classic or romantic.

· Jacket and pants suit.

· Jacket and skirt suit.

· Blouse + pants look: you can choose very fashionable palazzo pants, baggy or pleated pants and combine them with a chiffon or silk blouse.

Hats, fascinators and accessories

The rule of less is more should also be applied to accessories and accessories when dressing for a baptism. They should be discreet and, as their name suggests, complement the rest of the garments and not be the undisputed protagonists of the look.


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