Looks like the Duchess of Cambridge is the biggest inspiration for wedding guests, as she is named Britain’s most stylish guest in a recent survey by LittleBlackDress.co.uk.

The results of the survey discovered that 35% of over 1,000 women questioned put Kate Middleton in first place, eclipsing Victoria Beckham in second with just 22% of the vote.

At the other end of the scale, the UK’s biggest wedding fashion faux pas was named as Katie Price’s pink wedding dress, closely followed by Princess Beatrice’s hat at the Royal Wedding.

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The dress

In a leaf out of Kate Midd’s book, 48% of those questioned said they would wear the same dress twice – but only if it was with a different group of friends who hasn’t seen it before.

With the majority of wedding being attended by 26 to 30 year olds, it’s not surprising that 63% of them wouldn’t spend over £100 on their dress, compared to just 7% saying they would spend over £200.

And when it comes to fashion habits of the North vs the South, Londoners are more likely to be the big spenders, with 17% splashing out upwards of £150 on a dress, compared to just 11% of Mancunians.

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Colour

When it comes to what we wear as a nation, 47% of women would never consider wearing white to a wedding where they were the bride, with many considering it to be the biggest fashion mistake possible.

However, a close contender for number one wedding fashion mistake after wearing white was showing too much skin, with 30% of ladies in the North of England thinking it was the bigger no no.

And in a break from tradition, a staggering 57% would choose to wear black. Usually seen as a funeral colour, modern wedding guests are teaming up their classic LBDs with bright and bold accessories for a bit of colour pop.

But the number one favourite colour outfit for wedding dress? Blue!

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Accessories

Whether or not it was Princess Beatrice’s influence, hats have fallen out of favour with wedding guests in recent years, with only 13% saying that they would wear one over a fascinator, and nearly 29% stating they wouldn’t wear any headwear at all.

If you’re not sure about what to wear to any upcoming weddings this summer, you should check out LittleBlackDress.co.uk – we’re sure you’ll find one or two, or five dress that you fall in love with.

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