Rehearsal dinners are a moment to bond with both your family and your significant other’s family and friends. If they have not met before (like our families did) then it could turn a bit awkward. So to add to that stress you have to plan for a place, the menu, whether you will have a fixed menu or each person gets to order what they want.
The one thing I can tell you is that you should be comfortable, whatever you choose to wear that night, while you want to feel cute and your best self, remember that the night will be hectic and you are there to enjoy it, not to be bothered by over complicated outfits. I wanted to be super comfy so I got this SammyDress white lace dress and Rose Wholesale short sandals that kept me going all night.
Sandals: Rose Wholesale
Rehearsal dinner to me was on the back burner to be honest, my wedding planner (Ximena from Zoilina Events) was the one that made the magic happen for that night. I had way too much on my plate with the wedding so I basically just told her what kind of food we wanted, our few favorite restaurants and she came back with options. So we ended up renting the back patio at one of our favorite Peruvian/Japanese fusion restaurant because trust me there is no better food than sushi and peruvian ceviche together. So we did a fixed menu with some vegan options, bought a couple of sangria pitchers and voilá!
Everyone loved the food and had such a great time. My hubby brought me mariachis and serenaded me (which is a Colombian tradition of the night before the wedding). I cried for about 4 of the 8 songs they sang and in that moment I knew I was marrying the love of my life and my best friend - not that I didn't know before, but this just confirmed it.