How to Dress for a Baptism? Ideas by Season

To be invited to a baptism is to witness the entry of the child into the community and above all, to welcome the child into the family and among the parents' close friends. The question "How to dress for a baptism?" is not, however, the simplest. In general, light, pastel, and soft colors are favored as symbols of childhood joy and innocence. But any festive, modern and trendy outfit is welcome in respect of the event and the place where this secular, republican or religious ceremony is held. Here are 14 ideas for baptism outfits according to the season. Are you the future godmother of the newborn ? We have specially thought of the one who will carry the baby dressed in white or light tones.

Outfit for a baptism in the spring

Many baptisms take place in the spring, a tricky season when it can be very hot, cool or even cold. How to dress for a baptism in these circumstances? The ideal outfit is a mid-season look, rather light in color and a floral print, which can easily be adapted to the weather of the day.

The straight-cut Camille jumper dress is an elegant, loose and warm outfit, in all lightness and timelessness. Its ultra soft texture, its vertical mesh refines your silhouette and the pleated velvet skirt is perfectly on trend.

Camille beige sweater dress - Les Petits Printed - eshop women's baptism guest dress

Camille beige jumper dress (also available in pink) - Les Petits Imprimers

To adapt to the vagaries of the weather, consider slimming transparent fleece tights, very warm tights camouflaged in simple, very elegant and refined nylon tights. We love it! And take a plain or patterned nylon repellant tights in your handbag to swap in case of good weather.

Another look idea: the white floral print wrap top. Its light colors and delicate pattern fit perfectly with the season and the circumstances of the christening ceremony, while its crossover cut perfectly highlights your bust. Enhanced with a thin necklace , you will be wonderful!

Adeline floral wrap top - Les Petits Imprimers

On a radiant spring day, the pretty flowing and casual dress is the perfect christening outfit. With three-quarter sleeves or short sleeves, the Sara dress is both elegant and relaxed, ideal for a rustic or relaxed baptism.

Sara long-sleeved dress - Les Petits Printed - eshop baptism guest dress

Sara long-sleeved dress - Little Prints

Its fitted cut, its V neckline and the slit at the bottom of the string of pearly buttons highlights your figure without overdoing it. The highlight of this casual chic dress: the twist at the waist which brings originality to this timeless midi dress.

Outfit for a baptism in summer

Being invited to celebrate a baptism in summer is the perfect opportunity to wear a dress that exudes freshness, lightness and originality. This is the case of the Ambre midi dress with a very trendy ivory and black tweed print. This very modest dress from the front with its fitted cut, its thin straps and its round neckline is much more original from the back with its vertiginous lacing and its sexy slit at the knees.

Amber tweed long dress - Les Petits Imprimers

If you like summery patterns, fall for the long casual chic Inès dress with its colorful floral pattern contrasting against the black background. This long sleeveless dress has a V neckline and a sculptural lacing in the back brings the original sexy touch while remaining perfectly elegant.

Long slit dress with laced backless Inès - Les Petits Imprimers

The little floral dress with a wrap cut and knee length is obviously a summer must have, an ideal outfit to wear for a baptism. Chic and light, spring-like and fluid, the floral dress is a timeless item to wear on all occasions.

Daisy floral mid-length dress - Les Petits Imprimers

The jumpsuit is an excellent alternative to the dress, especially when it is as pretty, airy and original as the Lullaby jumpsuit. Its ample and fluid cut and its fine crease-resistant polyester fiber guarantee you freedom of movement without getting hot.

Flowery jumpsuit with bow in the back Lullaby - Les Petits Imprimers

The two V-necklines in front and in the back, framed by wide mustard yellow straps, ending in a delicate bow in the back, illuminate your bust. What sensuality in these bare shoulders! Finally, the elasticated waist cinches your waist, thus balancing your silhouette. Flat sandals, wedges or pumps, it's up to you, but one thing is certain: this sleeveless jumpsuit with floral print is perfect for a country, chic and relaxed baptism.

Outfit for a baptism in the fall

Like spring, autumn is a delicate mid-season to create a chic and warm look both in case of cool temperatures and rainy weather. The perfect fall look is to layer a sundress, such as a floral midi or maxi dress, with a warm suit jacket.

black and white tweed blazer - small prints - chic women's blazer jacket eshop

Tiffany tweed blazer - Small Prints

The trend is in the check pattern, declined in this superb Tiffany blazer jacket in tweed, a timeless lightly revisited. The BCBG side of this straight jacket is broken up by a fringe finish on the edges as well as on the sleeves. Its two large flat pockets enhanced with a camel cord hold your hands, keys, etc. Finally, its quilted lining ensures warmth and protection, an ideal windbreaker for mid-season.

If autumn is really advanced or the day is particularly cold, swap the summer dress for a sweater dress, or even a turtleneck sweater dress and transparent fleece tights, as chic and refined as simple nylon tights, with added warmth !

Another possibility to dress for a baptism in autumn: the glamorous skirt. Two-tone, timeless, dressy and even sophisticated, the high-waisted black and white gingham skirt gives you a pretty, elegant look with a hint of vintage. Femininity is pushed to its height in the pleats of this delicately belted skirt to mark your slim waist.

High-waisted pleated black and white checked skirt Léna - Les Petits Printed - eshop women's checked skirts

High-waisted pleated skirt with black and white checks Léna - Les Petits Imprimers

Pair it with a plain top such as the Silomène long-sleeved bodysuit that emphasizes the curves of your bust, a pretty pair of black or nude pumps and an elegant handbag, also black or white with a touch of gold metal for match the belt. A few fine and refined jewels will brighten up your look.

Outfit for a baptism in winter

It's not easy to dress up for a baptism in winter. Without a doubt, we bet on the sweater dress. But not the XXL jumper dress, in chunky knits or oversized. No no no ! Express your elegance and femininity by wearing a fine, chic and elegant mesh dress that highlights your figure.

The Jisso long-sleeved mid-length sweater dress is both warm, comfortable and original with its crossover wrap top, bare back and buttoning along the thigh. Its ribbed knit refines and enhances your figure.

Jisoo mid-length knit dress - Les Petits Printed - eshop women's baptism guest dress

Jisoo mid-length knit dress - Les Petits Imprimers

The long-sleeved Oriane dress has a wrap cut that enhances all silhouettes. Its knit is fluid, slightly thick and lined for total opacity. In detail, its wrap top highlights your chest, the tone-on-tone belt marks your waist to balance your look and the skater skirt brings movement and dynamism to the lower body, in complete fluidity.

Oriane fitted jumper dress - Les Petits Imprimers

Complete your look with sheer fleece tights or slip-on nylon tights , silver jewellery, an elegant bag and a pretty pair of matching or neutral colored pumps, unless you prefer ankle boots or boots.

If the baptism takes place on a very cold day or you are particularly chilly, opt for a turtleneck sweater dress. Elegant, warm and comfortable, the Aby midi dress refines your silhouette with its vertical natural wool knit. The dazzling red dress illuminates the greyness of winter to celebrate the arrival of this newborn with joy and generosity.

Aby 100% wool turtleneck sweater dress - Les Petits Printed - eshop chic sweater dresses for women

Turtleneck sweater dress 100% wool Aby - Les Petits Imprimers

Complete your christening guest outfit with pretty riding boots with heels, a very warm blazer jacket or an elegant long coat .

What dress for a godmother at a baptism?

As the little one's godmother, you'll be more likely to appear in christening photos with the newborn in your arms. All the previous outfits are of course perfect for the occasion. If the parents allow it, you could also bet on a white dress that reflects the innocence and purity of the baby and the baptism ceremony.

The Alma white blazer dress is both chic and casual for a summer or mid-season baptism, mixing the codes of the blazer and the casual dress. The long flared sleeves adorned with small pearly white buttons are inspired by the Japanese kimono, while the crossover neckline plunges and the waist is marked with a very thin cord.

Alma white blazer dress - Les Petits Imprimers

For cool, polar days or more simply for the chilly, the Noéline wool sweater dress is majestically minimalist, immaculate, feminine and ultra soft. Its fitted cut, its shallow rounded neckline and its knee length lends itself perfectly to a religious baptism.

Noéline wool sweater dress - Les Petits Printed - Women's baptism guest outfit eshop

Noéline wool jumper dress - Les Petits Imprimers

How to dress for a baptism?

In summer as in winter, whether you are the godmother or a guest of the ceremony, dressing for a baptism is not always easy. Now you have multiple ideas for warm or lighter outfits to celebrate this happy event with the happy parents. Always feminine and elegant, trendy and timeless with a touch of originality, these ideas for christening guest looks will earn you nice compliments. So you will spend a wonderful day in a nice and comfortable outfit and that's all that matters!