Smart casual for women encompasses anything from a neatly tailored blazer and a button-down shirt, to a crisp sundress, as does a pair of smart trousers or a lovely skirt. A classic pair of dress pants or a little black dress, too, would suffice nicely. Just be sure to add a bit of flair!
A couple of tips: If the brides parents are hosting, its customary to leave off the brides last name. But in the case of a bride having a different last name than her parents, her full name should be used. If the grooms parents are involved, the brides last name should be included. In its simplest form, this is the standard wording template.
When planning your wedding, there are things that are nice to know, and there are things you need to know—advice so essential any bride whos lucky enough to hear it thinks, "Im so glad someone told me that!" If you are wondering whether theres something you may have missed (or even if you have got everything under control), check out our indispensable planning secrets below.