The wedding fashion mafia are out there, people, and they’re lethal and unforgiving. You’re only an errant flower crown or minor dress-code divergence away from become a target.
Sadly we fear they may have claimed another victim: a user of the parenting forum, Mumsnet, who goes by the code name ‘Rosskidsmum’.
She suspected they may clock her. She even asked for assistance.
“I don’t know if I’ve massively overthought this now, or am I going to be hunted down and killed by the wedding fashion mafia?!” she began her post last week.
“Went shopping for my [fiance’s] cousin’s wedding this weekend. As it’s now going to be too warm for the suit I was originally going to wear, I have purchased cute, checked, tan, tapered trousers and a cream basic t-shirt to go with, paired with tan and cream heels. I was happy with my look…”
Then the poor woman read the ‘rule’ about wearing white – or shades of it – to someone else’s wedding. You know: “Don’t”.
“I would never dream of wearing a cream dress to someone else’s wedding but a t-shirt will be OK, surely?” she asked.
While Rosskidsmum was concerned about the shade, several commenters suggested it was the cut that would put her most at risk.
“I wouldn’t wear t-shirt to a wedding whatever the colour,” wrote one.
We presume they were picturing this: