For many people, weddings are a time of celebration. However, they can also be a stressful and challenging time when it comes to what to wear. For nonbinary and genderqueer folks, it can be especially difficult to find an outfit that feels like them when shopping at traditional bridal or formalwear retailers.

Luckily, with the right look and access to stores that cater to gender non-conforming attire, finding an awesome non binary wedding outfit is easier than ever. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

1. Choose a maxi or midi dress that is flattering to your body type.

A midi or maxi dress is a great way to add height without making it too overbearing. You can even mix and match your outfit to create a look that is completely unique. For example, a black maxi dress can be layered with a white button up shirt with tiered ruffle sleeves. Harry Styles does this well in this photo from his 2019 Golden Globe Awards look.

2. Layer a dress and blazer with matching trousers or skirts.

If you want to add some colour or a touch of flair to your look, try layering your outfit with matching trousers or skirts. This will instantly elevate your outfit and make you feel more put together. For example, a tuxedo skirt can be worn with a blazer for a classic look or you can use a tailored trouser for a more sleek look. The options are endless.

3. Consider a suit that has floral embroidered appliques.

If your personality is more maximalist, consider taking inspiration from Billy Porter’s 2019 Golden Globe Award ensemble. This look features a floral patterned suit with a rose gold exterior and fuchsia interior. This outfit is creative, gorgeous, and truly shows off your personal style.

4. Shop at a store that specializes in inclusive formalwear.

If you’re not finding what you’re looking for at a regular department store or mall, you can always shop online. Many online retailers have gender-neutral formalwear that is both stylish and affordable. Some even have a section dedicated to dresses, suits, and tuxedos. Some brands even offer custom sizing to accommodate different body types and needs.

5. Add finishing touches and accessories to accentuate your look.

Adding cool, funky accessories and shoes to your outfit is an easy way to add a touch of your own personality to your look. For example, you can add a hat, bow tie, or brooch for a more dapper aesthetic or you can choose to go with a more relaxed look with a pair of wedding trainers.

These days, it’s important to embrace your identity and show up as you are in your life. A non binary wedding is a wonderful opportunity to do that and celebrate your love in a way that makes you feel confident, powerful, and happy. By following these tips, you can have a wedding day that is full of love, inclusivity, and self-expression.