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The Newest Wedding Trend Is "No Dress Required"

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    Chances are you've been following the whole wedding dress code a little too strictly. Cocktail frocks for daytime "I dos" and full-length gowns for evening nuptials just seemed so right — and, up until now, they have been. But, lately, we've been feeling a little more rebellious, embracing trends like culottes and wide-legged pants with fervor and showing them all the love we've given our skinnies over the past decade. So, naturally, we're bringing our revived trouser savvy into wedding season, too.

    For afternoon ceremonies and small City Hall affairs, why not opt for a cropped, printed pant or a simple, straight leg? Paired with a billowy blouse and pretty spring jacket, this ensemble will feel like a breath of fresh air next to those countless LBDs and floral, A-line numbers. For more formal occasions, elegant wide-legged options and lacy culottes teamed with pumps provide the necessary amount of drama (without stealing the bride's thunder). Tempted yet? Click through to see if one of these skirt-less getups strikes your fancy.

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