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Tea Party Dresses

Mamta Mule Mar 12, 2020
While picking the tea party dress for yourself, you have plenty of options. Just select an attractive dress with feminine features like layers and frills and get ready to turn all eyes towards you.
Attending a tea party, but confused what to wear? That is a common problem you face after getting invited for a tea party. Definitely you would like to dress up perfectly and not stand out in the crowd for all the wrong reasons.
This story gives you tips on dressing up for a modern-day tea party, helps you pick the perfect outfit and look best with the right accessories.

Your hostess may have a set a theme for the party and might be expecting the guests to dress up according to it.

Perfect Summer Dress For A Tea Party

Tea party is generally held in the afternoon or morning. As weather is warm or hot in this time of the day, you are required to wear summer dresses, usually in light colors. However, the dress code usually depends on the hostess and party theme.
A tea party is sometimes held in the evening between 5 to 6 p.m. which is called high tea. For this type of tea party, you can experiment with dark colors or stick to conservative dresses. Some people like to wear their Sunday best, whereas some love the opportunity to wear a pretty sundress. A strapless dress with a wide belt at waistline, be it regular or high waist, is a popular choice for the tea party dress code.

Colors and Fabrics of a Dress for a Tea Party

To start with, you can consider the season and accordingly opt for the colors and patterns of party dresses. If it is spring, pick cute looking outfits in colors like green, blue, pink, off-white.
For cold weather, you can add a cropped woolen jacket or a fleece stole to the warm colored dresses. For summers, the truly feminine short sun dresses are best ones to be picked in shades of yellow.
These are also perfect for garden tea party. You can sport elegant shorts with a lovely top for a summer tea party. Fabrics such as cotton, linen, wool and silk, all depending upon the season can be picked. Organza, satin and voile can be further added to make them prettier.

Right Length of a Tea Party Dress

If you are wondering about the length of tea party dresses, let me tell you that it is best to go for short or above the knee dresses. Remember, not to wear too short a dress. A few inches above the knees is a decent choice. Those who want a longer alternative, tea length is a perfect option.

Broad Shoulder Tea Party Dress

Patterns can include short sleeves, thin straps, strapless and off-shoulders.You can also have high waistline with frills starting just below the chest.

Strapless Tea Party Dress

A strapless dress with a wide belt at waistline, be it regular or high waist, is a popular choice for the tea party dress code.

Fitted Tea Party Dress

Those tea length patterned dresses that fit tight at the hips, gradually widen and fall softly on the calves are among the best looking tea party outfits for women. Contrast bordered hemlines and waistlines look classy. Frills add nice touch to the party dresses.
A cute looking knee-length dress with horizontal layers from waist till the hem, is sure to look nice for a afternoon tea party.

Elegant Tea Party Dress

For a tea party, just remember to wear an elegant dress and let your sunny disposition to do the rest. Pick the right colors as well as perfect fit to enhance your figure and look your best for the tea party. You cannot go wrong with that.

A Dress that Stands Out.

A contrasting outfit to the theme of the part might actually workout at times. While everyone is wearing sundress with light colors, you can go wearing a black and white dress with a red belt and make a fashion statement.

The Finishing Touch

Once you are ready with the outfit, it's time to accessorize it. Long beaded necklaces are suitable to be paired with tea length dresses. Similarly, matching studs or earrings and bracelets will add to the beauty of your tea party attire. Kitten heels and peep toes are among the best footwear for this occasion.
A contrasting hat can surely give you a cute appearance and complement the attire. Having a handbag matching well with the dress and shoes is essential. Those medium-sized bags are best ones to be carried for a tea party.
Don't pick the flashy ones, as these can overshadow your outfit. Wear your white gloves for the afternoon tea or you can also wear your favorite pair of laced gloves to bring classy touch to your attire.
When you think about tea, the image of Victorian parties come to the mind. That a was time when the elite class in England used to organize parties in the afternoon or evening where tea was formally served with some snacks. Even today, people still love getting together in the afternoon to share tea and snacks with their friends.