A semiformal wedding can have an elaborate floor-length dress or a simple floor-length dress and a hat or short veil for the bride. The groom and his attendants wear dark suits. The bride has one or two bridal attendants in floor-length dresses. The mothers also wear floor-length dresses. The ceremony takes place during the morning or early afternoon with fewer than 100 guests. A single engraved invitation to both ceremony and reception is mailed out. A small attractive reception is held.