Should I wear a knee length sequin dress or black pants & top to a wedding? I have a gray/silver sequin knee length dress with a medium gray sweater (same length as the dress) with pewter sandals & white gold jewelry or black pants & top with the same gray sweater & black sandals with silver inserts & white gold jewelry. The wedding & reception are in the afternoon & casual at the Siesta Key Hotel. I am 74 years old.

Should I wear a knee length sequin dress or black pants & top to a wedding?Weddings are for celebrating but a casual, afternoon wedding calls for something more understated than a silver sequin dress. Your black pants and top with your medium gray sweater, black and silver sandals and white gold jewelry sounds very appropriate. Choose a statement necklace or earrings in white gold, silver or sparkly (quality rhinestone or diamond) to add some sparkle to your outfit.

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