What To Wear To A Coronation Street Party
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What To Wear To A Coronation Street Party

Coronation couture

With April drawing to a close, it won’t be long now until we celebrate the coronation of King Charles III – and the lovely bank holiday that comes with the occasion. Many neighbourhoods across the UK will marking the day with group screenings, games and (our favourite) street parties. Whatever you choose to do, you’ll need to go dressed the part. Wondering what to wear to a coronation street party? Find some inspiration with our edit, below. 

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Is There A Street Party Dress Code?

Generally speaking, there is no set dress code for a street party – but a coronation street party in celebration of of King Charles III is a little special. Those who want to stick to the royal theme can dress up in royal regalia (paper crowns, robes and costume jewellery) or wear an outfit decorated in Union Jacks (you can just stick to the flag colours if you fancy something more minimal).

If dressing up isn’t your thing, opt for something casual and laid-back. Most people tend to wear shorts, jeans, or a sundress if the weather is warm enough, paired with shoes you’ll be comfortable walking around and standing up in for hours. On the chance that we experience a British miracle and the day is sunny, it’s also worth wearing a hat and sunglasses (as well as a good layer of SPF).

At the end of the day, a street party is a fun event to attend with friends and family – which means you can dress up (or down) however you see fit.

What To Wear To A Coronation Street Party

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Union Jack jumper

Stefan Cooke

Union Jack Sweater, £486.50, harrods.com

Woman in blue midi dress

Phase Eight

Gretta Broderie Midi Dress, £119, phase-eight.com

Woman in red polka dot shirt

Paul & Joe

HOULGATE Silk Chiffon Polka Dot Blouse, £305.83, paulandjoe.com

Woman in red dress

Libby

Clerkenwell Red and Coral Shirt Dress, £225, libbylondon.com

Black shoes with Union Jacks

Underground London

The Original Wulfrun Creeper With Union Jack, £250, underground-england.com

Woman in cream mini dress

Sister Jane

DREAM Blossom Tweed Mini Dress, £175, sisterjane.com

Red handbag

Aranyani

Stone Drops Top Handle 8, £1,600, aranyani.com

Blue maxi dress

alice + olivia

Karolina Tie Back Maxi Dress, £610, aliceandolivia.com

Woman in white top, trousers and blue shirt

Faithfull The Brand

Relais Linen Cargo Pants, £229, net-a-porter.com

White and red dress

Thierry Colson

Valentina Dress (Size UK 10), rent from £59.74, hurrcollective.com

Woman in red skirt with white dots

Reformation

Betty Skirt, £168, thereformation.com

Woman in red dress with blue flowers

Finery London

Floral Round Neck Midi Tea Dress, £45, marksandspencer.com

Man in cream jumper with Union Jack on the front

Jaded London

Albion Jumper, £50, jadedldn.com

Blue dress with red flowers

The Vampire’s Wife

Villanelle Dress (Size UK 10), rent from £34, mywardrobehq.com

Woman in blue floral top

RIXO

Bridgette Silk-Mix Top, £185, rixolondon.com

Woman wearing shirt with coronation emblem

Lismore Boutique

Coronation Shirt, from £16.50, etsy.com

Woman in red dress

Sandro

Azel Dress (Size UK 10), rent from £50.83, hurrcollective.com

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