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What to Wear to a Wake

17 Ideas | Updated 1 month ago

Deciding what to wear to a wake? Keep it respectful yet comfy. Stick to subtle colors like black, gray, or navy. Go for modest and tasteful outfits like dresses, suits, or smart casual wear. Skip flashy stuff and opt for clothes that let you move freely and show empathy. The idea is to honor the occasion while being supportive to those who are grieving.

Spreading some warmth for those heavy hearts with an outfit perfect for farewells

Black pea coat, houndstooth mini skirt, turtleneck sweater, opaque tights, knee-high boots, leather handbag. Ideal for business casual events.

Wrap yourself in warmth during sad times with velvet and black pants

Black faux fur jacket, tapered trousers, ankle boots, and a cream shoulder bag; ideal for chic casual outings.

Finding solace on the sidewalks with a fresh outfit for a wake

Black turtleneck blouse, tweed miniskirt, black blazer, opaque tights, pointed black heels, and oversized sunglasses, ideal for fall street fashion.

Feeling the love in a full-skirted dress meant for moments of mourning

Black midi dress with 3/4 sleeves, flared skirt, paired with metallic pointed-toe heels, suitable for elegant events. Accessorized with layered necklaces.

Wearing off-the-shoulder for those heartfelt moments

Black off-shoulder peplum top with tailored trousers, paired with black heels, and a mini handbag. Ideal for formal events. Add statement sunglasses for a chic finish.

Keep it classy with a black sheer top and sleek trousers for the wake

Black polka dot mesh top, solid black pants, complemented with nude heels. Ideal for business-casual events.

You can't go wrong with this dress, it's all about staying stylish even in tough times

Black midi shirtdress with a cinched waist, complemented by a slim belt, paired with black strappy heels, ideal for smart-casual events.

Saying bye in a gentle way with this black dress

Black A-line dress with sheer polka-dot sleeves and neckline, lace detailing, ideal for cocktail events. Dress in stockings and pumps for elegance.

Say your goodbyes in style with a structured black blazer dress made from a wool blend

Black double-breasted blazer dress, gold buckle belt, metallic gold heels, and a patterned clutch—ideal for a sophisticated evening event.

Pay tribute with style in a black crepe dress that gracefully frames mourning

Black long-sleeve knee-length dress with a sweetheart neckline and belt detailing, paired with simple black stilettos, suitable for formal events.

Keep things simple with a warm cashmere turtleneck and comfy cotton pants for the wake

Black turtleneck sweater, matching slim-fit pants, designer logo belt, pointed black heels, and tote bag, suitable for a chic business casual look.

Aww, check out this sweet A-line dress, perfect for those quiet moments

Black fit-and-flare dress with a scoop neckline, paired with sheer tights and velvet heels. Ideal for business casual events. Accessorized with a metallic clutch and a faux fur coat for added elegance.

Slip into a woolen black jumpsuit that's both comfy and classy for a respectful appearance at the wake

Black tailored jumpsuit with a wide belt, paired with pointed black heels, suitable for business casual events or dinners.

Respect loss with this black dress, blending traditional fabric and modern design seamlessly

Elegant black velvet midi dress with slit, paired with beige high heels and a white handbag, suitable for formal occasions.

Capturing the dignity of a wake with the softness of a black sweater dress

Black v-neck midi dress with a waist tie, paired with tan strappy heels, perfect for business casual events or dinner outings.

Your wake outfit should strike a balance between structured comfort and the solace of black

Black belted blazer and matching cropped trousers paired with brown pumps; ideal for professional settings. Accessorized with a simple black handbag.

Honoring Memories in a Black Crepe Dress That Balances Modesty with Style

Black midi dress with short sleeves, gold pumps, and a matching clutch; accessorized with a pearl necklace, ideal for an elegant evening event.