How do you choose a woman's dinner jacket for your wedding ?

Are you getting married soon and looking for the perfect women's dinner jacket? Don't panic, we can help you in your search. Choosing the right woman's dinner jacket for you is an important step in your wedding planning.

In this article, we'll look at the different criteria to consider when choosing your dinner jacket - the type of dinner jacket, the colour, the fabric - and we'll guide you in choosing your size and adjusting your dinner jacket if necessary.

We'll also give you tips on how to accessorise and wear your dinner jacket, as well as the attitude to adopt when wearing your dinner jacket. You'll have everything you need to find the perfect women's dinner jacket and shine at your wedding!


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To help you find the perfect dinner jacket for your beautiful girl, we're going to take a look at the criteria you need to take into account when choosing your dinner jacket.

What type of dinner jacket should I choose?

The type of dinner jacket to choose depends mainly on the person's circumstances and morphology.

The classic dinner jacket, for example, is usually reserved for formal events, while the modern, casual dinner jacket is perfect for more informal weddings. Other factors to consider include budget, style and colour.

Women's dinner jackets are available in a variety of colours and styles, from classic dinner jackets to more modern and trendy ones. Whatever colour and style you choose, make sure it complements the rest of your outfit and suits your budget and taste.

What colour dinner jacket should I choose?

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There are many colours to choose from for your dinner jacket. It's important to take into account your body type, the type of event and the season to make the best choice. You should also choose a colour that will make you look your best and match the colour and texture of your dress.

Classic colours

Classic colours such as black, grey, navy and white are still popular and timeless. They are considered very formal and can be worn to all types of formal events. Black and navy are also more suitable for evening events.

Original colours

If you want to stand out from the crowd, you can opt for a more original colour. Pastel colours such as pink, light blue and green are bolder and more modern.

Although these colours are considered less formal, they are very popular for weddings. You can also choose a brighter colour like red, yellow or purple for a bolder look.

You need to consider the type of fabric and the occasion when choosing a colour. Thinner, lighter fabrics are better suited to lighter and brighter colours, while thicker, darker fabrics are better suited to darker, more classic colours.

Note that dark colours such as black and navy blue are also suitable for a more formal occasion.

In short, choosing the right colour for your dinner jacket will depend on your body type, the type of event and the season. You need to choose a colour that shows you off to your best advantage and goes well with the colour and texture of your dress.

You can opt for more classic colours, such as black, grey, navy blue and white, or bolder colours, such as pink, light blue, green and bright colours.

You also need to consider the type of fabric and the occasion when choosing a colour. Let's take a look.

What fabric should you choose for your dinner jacket?

When choosing a dinner jacket for your wedding, the fabric is an essential factor to consider. You need to choose a fabric that is both elegant and comfortable, and that suits your body shape and style. The most popular cuts and colours are black and charcoal grey, but you can also opt for brighter colours for a more original, personalised look.

You can choose from several options, including wool, linen, cotton, velvet, tweed or satin. The most popular are wool and linen, as they are soft, breathable and durable.

Wool is a classic, luxurious fabric that suits all body shapes and styles. Linen is lighter and fresher, but requires more regular care and more frequent alterations.

How do you measure your dinner jacket for a perfect fit?

Now that you know what type of dinner jacket, what colour and what fabric to choose, it's time to make sure your dinner jacket fits your body perfectly.

You need to measure yourself carefully to get the perfect fit. Here are a few tips to help you do just that:

  • Measure your waist: For your fit, you need to measure your waist. Place the tape measure around your waist, as close as possible to your navel. Make sure the tape measure fits snugly and that the two ends touch.
  • Measure your hips: You should also measure your hips. Place the tape measure around your hip at the widest point. Make sure the tape measure fits snugly and that the two ends touch.
  • Measure your bust: You also need to measure your bust. Place the tape measure around your chest, at the widest point. Make sure the tape measure fits snugly and that the two ends touch.
  • Measure your arm length: You also need to measure your arm length. Place the tape measure at the end of your shoulder and move down your arm to your wrist. Make sure the tape measure fits snugly and that the two ends touch.

By taking your measurements carefully, you can be sure of finding the perfect wedding dinner jacket for you.

4 tips for choosing your size

Are you getting married soon and looking for the perfect dinner jacket? It's important to choose the right size for your dinner jacket for a perfect fit and impeccable look.

Here are 4 tips for choosing the right size for your dinner jacket :

  1. Measure your chest and waist circumference by taking a fitted shirt and measuring the width of your chest at the widest point, as well as your waist. Note these measurements so that you can compare them with the measurements of the dinner jackets available.
  2. Consult the size charts to find the dinner jacket that best suits you. If you can't find your size, some manufacturers offer made-to-measure dinner jackets, which is the ideal solution.
  3. Don't neglect the finishing touches. Take the time to try on several dinner jackets to find the one that suits you best. Don't hesitate to ask friends and family for advice to make sure you make the right choice.
  4. Try on your dinner jacket a few days before the wedding to make sure it fits perfectly and is comfortable. Then you'll be ready for an unforgettable day!

How can you adapt your dinner jacket if necessary?

If you need to adjust your dinner jacket, there are a few steps to follow. It is important to measure your dinner jacket correctly so that it fits you perfectly.

The first step is to determine your height and length.

You'll need to measure your waist size and consider whether you want a fitted dinner jacket or one that's a little looser.

Next, you will need to determine the length of your dinner jacket by measuring the length of your arm and taking into account whether you want a dinner jacket that completely covers the top of your shoes or whether you prefer a shorter dinner jacket.

You should also check the fit of the sleeves and cuffs. To do this, measure your wrist circumference and make sure they are the right length and not too tight.

If you need to adjust your dinner jacket, you can ask your professional tailor to do it for you. This will ensure that your dinner jacket fits you perfectly and that you are comfortable throughout the day.

You can also buy a ready-to-wear dinner jacket with standard dimensions that can be easily adjusted. This way, you can make sure your dinner jacket is perfectly tailored to your size and shape.


Now that you have a good idea of how to take your measurements and choose your dinner jacket size, you'll be able to adapt to your measurements and your size to wear your women's dinner jacket to a wedding.

Don't forget that this is a major purchase and that you need to choose carefully.

That's why you need to take on board our advice on how to wear your dinner jacket properly, to make sure you're comfortable and make a good impression at your wedding.

How to accessorise your dinner jacket?

Once you've chosen your dinner jacket for the wedding, it's time to think about accessorising it to give it the style and personality you want. Accessories are essential for an elegant, chic look.

You can then turn to jewellery, shoes, socks, belts and waistcoats.

Jewellery goes very well with a dinner jacket:

  • Rings.
  • Bracelets.
  • Necklaces.
  • Earrings.

Silver, gold, platinum or diamond jewellery is the most common. However, you can also opt for more original jewellery, such as leather jewellery or handmade jewellery.

Shoes are also essential.

A little tip: opt for black shoes, in leather or suede. You can also choose white shoes for a more original, sophisticated look.

Socks are also important. They should be made of wool or cotton, and be black for a simple, elegant look.

Belts are also an important style element. Leather belts are the most popular, but you can also choose silk, cotton or canvas belts.

Waistcoats are another option for accessorising your dinner jacket. Silk waistcoats are very popular. You can opt for classic colours such as black, grey or white, or bolder colours such as pink, red or purple.

Finally, don't forget that style is a personal matter. So you can mix and match the accessories you love to create a unique look that suits your look and personality.

Now you know how to choose a dinner jacket for your wedding!


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