What to wear to an intimate fall wedding


What to wear to an intimate fall wedding

So you are one of the select few to have been invited to a wedding this Fall-Winter? You feel honoured as guest numbers are restricted so you want to make a sartorial effort and look your best. Equally, this will likely be an intimate affair in the Covid-era, not a grand celebration, so you need to hit the right style tone for your wedding guest outfit. Look no further. Galvan has you covered — from floor-sweeping, elegant silk gowns to sleek, modern jumpsuits, mood-enhancing sequin jackets and jewel-toned wintry velvets.

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The Winter Floral Wrap Dress

{{ £1,175.00/€1,425.00/$1,725.00}}

Intimate or more casual doesn’t mean boring so add a touch of magic to your wedding guest outfit with opulent, lush emerald velvet devoré. The Winter Floral Wrap Dress hits all the right notes with an easy mid-calf length suited to cocktail dress codes, long sleeves to keep the autumnal chills at bay, and a satin sash and side slit for a hint of glamour. What’s more, the wrap dress cut is super flattering on every body shape and has just enough room for a large slice of red velvet wedding cake. Need we say more?

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The Winter Floral Wrap Dress

{{ £1,175.00/€1,425.00/$1,725.00}}

A feminine take on a classic cocktail number, this wrap dress is the perfect style to take you from day to night. A wrap body is easily adjusted with an elegant silk waist tie, while the lightly flared sleeves and mid-calf length are universally flattering. Crafted from luxurious silk velvet devoré, it features a trailing foliage motif in earthy sage green or deep petrol blue.

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The Winter Floral Cover-Up

{{ £795.00/€975.00/$1,175.00}}

This effortless cover-up captures bohemian flair and luxe nonchalance in equal measure. Crafted from petrol-hued silk velvet devoré, it features a trailing foliage motif bordered by satin and finished with rich fringing. A modern heirloom, it will instantly elevate a more casual Fall wedding guest outfit.

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The Pandora Dress

{{ £1,295.00/€1,495.00/$1,595.00}}

Take style cues from hit series Succession and channel Holly Hunter’s character Rhea Jarrell in full length silk for a special celebration. She wore the Galvan Pandora dress, featuring our iconic criss-cross neckline, in steel grey silk satin for an unforgettable look. A very chic number for a black tie Winter wedding indeed.

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The Pandora Dress

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Is there anything chicer than luxe silks for a dear friend or family wedding event? Be the perfect guest and sport a rose gold silk gown paired with a contrasting satin clutch in bold vermilion, accented by lush fringing. Sleek and bold, our Pandora dress is bias-cut and designed to turn heads. These wedding photos will look phenomenal.

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The Pandora Dress

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Classic, timeless, flattering for many shapes and available in myriad shades – there is a reason why we call them our Signatures. The Pandora dress certainly is one of them, with an iconic halter neckline and available in both muted and bright colours — ideal for chic wedding guests and bridesmaids. Seen here on beautiful DJ Gigola.

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The Eve Jumpsuit

{{ £995.00/€1,225.00/$1,495.00}}

Chic but with a twist — that’s where our Eve jumpsuit comes to the rescue. Heavy satin skims the lines of the body, whilst the elegant criss-crossed neckline highlights the shoulders. The wide-leg creates a long, ultra-sleek silhouette. Available in beautifully saturated peacock blue, this jumpsuit will be a cool yet elegant alternative to a dress for a Fall wedding.

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The Pandora Dress

{{ £1,295.00/€1,495.00/$1,595.00}}

Emma Thynn, Marchioness of Bath, dazzles in our Pandora dress at the birthday party of British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful MBE. An asymmetrical halter neckline wraps around the neck, while a luxuriously long sash cascades down the back. Add drama to your wedding guest outfit in one of our silk gowns.

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The Oceana Dress

{{ £1,295.00/€1,595.00/$1,895.00}}

Bold and beautiful, the Oceana is a showstopping dress. The high halter neck creates an elongated silhouette, while the low-cut back is sensual and modern. A high slit makes this full-length style easy to move and dance in. Made from luxurious mirrored paillettes, it comes in head-turning turquoise, elegant olive and classic black. A memorable dress for special moments, perfect for resplendent wedding celebrations.

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The Crepe Bandeau Dress

{{ £1,095.00/€1,395.00/$1,595.00}}

Add monochrome drama to your wedding guest outfit with this Crepe bandeau gown. The traditional fourreau shape is punctuated by delicate skinny straps. The matte white crepe top contrasts with the black satin crepe skirt, which has a slit along the side. The epitome of elegance, this gown will fit the bill to perfection for a formal wedding reception.

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The Frosted Gown

{{ £1,250.00/€1,525.00/$1,850.00}}

Celestial and serene, this fourreau dress is the epitome of demure allure. Crafted from lush charcoal black velvet punctuated by an otherworldly steel bandeau, it has a structured strapless top and draped full length skirt with a discreet side slit. Don our Frosted gown for a winter wedding wonderland. Snow-covered chapel and horse carriage recommended, but optional.

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The Sahara Bustier Dress

{{ £795.00/€995.00/$1,195.00}}

An iconic Galvan silhouette, the Sahara Bustier dress is a quintessential modern chic look. Crafted from liquid jersey in warm cinnamon, it hugs every curve just-so. In a beautiful toffee autumnal tone, pair with a chic camel coat and knee-high suede boots in chocolate brown. This cocktail number in a new neutral shade will be a forever-adored wardrobe investment.

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The Mirrored Cropped Valletta Dress

{{ £950.00/€1,150.00/$1,395.00}}

Intimate perhaps, but no less fabulous. Balance all-over sequin glamour with a ‘90s scoop neck and cropped length for a cool and modern party guest look. Easy yet transformative, this slip dress with a twist will bring joy and sparkle to every event. Viva our Cropped Mirrored Valletta!

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The Sahara Evening Jacket

{{ £625.00/€750.00/$895.00}}

Zhuzh up a classic LBD or LBJ (little black jumpsuit) with a sequin cover up. Chic and glamorous, this all-sparkle evening jacket is the ideal companion to glittering evening soirées. With a flattering narrow cut and slightly flared sleeves, our Sahara jacket is made of satin speckled with scintillating black and silver dust. Just enough sparkle not to steal the bride’s spotlight.



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Alizé Wilkinson


Alizé manages communications and content at Galvan. Over the past 12 years, she has worked in the fashion, jewellery and arts worlds, following a stint as a writer for Le Monde. Born in France, she lives in London with her British husband and two toddler daughters. As well as a growing collection of slip dresses, Alizé collects embellished knitwear, vintage textiles and international magazines. Her other interests include Marc Chagall, Gustave Flaubert and periwinkle hydrangeas.

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