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Dream Days : Top 10 Pre Wedding Outfit Styles For The Bride

Every girl has millions of dreams of that perfect day in her life: her wedding day! So many thoughts and emotions keep popping in her mind and every girl has mixed feelings for her wedding. We are aware of the anxiety every bride-to-be goes through while selecting her wedding lehenga. But the struggle does not end there! Every bride wants to look perfect at all her wedding functions and she wants those perfect picture shots too! We bring for you amazing pre-wedding outfit styles inspired by our lovely Bollywood divas for different functions to add some more jazz to your very own wedding goals.

Trust us, they are just not lehengas and anarkalis.

For Engagement

1.Short Kurti and Maxi skirt

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We start with the most lovable function of the wedding and that is engagement. Ditch the basic lehengas and go for a short ethnic embroidered or embellished kurti with a flowing maxi skirt, just like Alia’s. You can also add a dupatta for a complete ethnic look and be that *ladki beautiful*. This one here is one of the most chic and easy-to-carry pre-wedding outfit styles of all times. Add some contemporary statement maang tikas or mid finger rings and enhance your look with the sleek hairstyle.  You can try this beautiful pastel skirt and style it with a heavy ethnic dupatta.

2. Heavy Ethnic Gown

All the brides reading this, you can save your gorgeous ‘Kareena wala lehengas’ for the wedding and the reception functions and choose some different pre-wedding outfit styles for the other functions. Your wedding album will be full of different looks which you will adore for the lifetime. Switch to an ethnic gown like Deepika Padukone, which she is wearing in this snap. Choose some colors like golden, red, pink or any other bright color and your gown will be your dream outfit for sure. Ethnic gowns give a poise and elegance to your personality. Go for braids or buns for the hairstyle so that you carry this look with ease. This embellished ethnic gown is worth your try.

3. Gown with an Ethnic Trench

gown with an ethnic trench as pre-wedding outfit styles

Ethnic gowns look royal and elegant, truly. Can we miss those beautiful gowns which the actresses flaunt in Bhansali movies? No, we cannot. Even you can have your golden embellished gown stitched just like that of Anushka Sharma. You can also buy a ready made if you get one. This gown looks more attractive because of the maxi trench paired with it. Jewelry in the same color as of the gown will make your look more appealing. Engagement is the best function to flaunt these ethnic gowns instead of lehengas. Try this similar ethnic gown for the engagement function.

For Haldi Function

4. Statement Blouse with Saari

statement blouse with sari as pre-wedding outfit styles

The auspicious yellow saree or ghagra is a must for the haldi function. You can glam up your look this day also and you can turn your simple saree to be an elegant outfit by wearing a statement blouse like the ‘khoobsoorat’ diva, Sonam Kapoor. By statement blouse, we mean colorful, patch worked, mirror worked or simply a heavy and bright blouse. Make sure your blouse is heavier in design than your saree or ghagra. This statement blouse could be paired with a simple saree for the haldi function, making you the queen of pre-wedding outfit styles.

5. Dhoti Draped Saree

dhoti draped saree as pre-wedding outfit styles

You can wear your saree by draping it in different ways and create some unique looks. You should know the importance of every function of the wedding and get your outfits ready for each function. When you need to wear that yellow saree at the haldi function, don’t drape it simply and be regular, instead, you can experiment with your look and drape it in a dhoti style, wearing leggings or cigarette pants underneath in the same way as Sonam Kapoor. This would look sexy, sassy and you will be the coolest bride of the season with lots of outfit variations. Also, it is easy to carry! Pre-wedding outfit styles were never this hassle-free! Phew!

For Mehndi Function

6. Crop Top and Palazzos

crop top and palazzos as pre-wedding outfit styles

Mehndi functions are super special for every bride. After all, a mehndi day photo shoot is so mandatory for all the social media showbizz. We give you another outfit inspiration for your mehndi ceremony.  You can experiment with your look on this day by wearing some Indo-western outfit. Shilpa Shetty gives a perfect Indo-western outfit inspiration through this sexy embellished crop top and palazzos. This is a beautiful fusionist look which is bright, bold and beautiful. Buy similar palazzo pants here.

7. Chiffon Shirt and Traditional Maxi Skirt

 chiffon shirt and maxi skirt as pre-wedding outfit styles

We all loved and adored Anushka Sharma’s outfit in the song ‘cutie pie’. You can immediately copy this look for your mehndi function and get that *atti fantastic tashan*. Style a plain chiffon full sleeved shirt, with rolled calves and an ethnic maxi skirt or ghagra. Wear some contemporary accessories to jazz up your look. This is one of the most loved and trending pre-wedding outfit styles for the brides, this season. Get a ruffled shirt here and style it with an ethnic skirt. This will look great.

8. Dhoti Pants and Short Kurti

dhoti pant and short kurti as pre-wedding outfit styles

Being minimalistic and pretty should be your fashion mantra for the Mehndi function because all you need to do is sit with your straight hands and feet and pose for the cameras. Choose some beautiful and colorful outfit for this day with new patterns and trends. Since it is a closed ceremony, with close relatives, not many people are there to judge you for your dressing. *Thank God for that!* Go ahead and relax in this easy outfit. You can wear a short ethnic embroidered kurta with dhoti pants to get an Alia Bhatt inspired look. Buy a similar patiala here.

For Sangeet Night

9. Cold Shoulder Top and Floral Maxi Skirt

cold shoulder top and floral maxi skirt as pre-wedding outfit styles

We recommend you to wear something very pretty but something not so heavy for the sangeet night because it’s your function and you need to enjoy and dance and not get distracted by your outfit. Florals are very much in trend now and they look very beautiful. So, pair a floral maxi skirt with a cold shoulder top for the dancing night. If you wear a floral skirt, go for some loud crop top which must satisfy your sangeet outfit. This is again a very fresh outfit style for the brides. Take inspiration from Shraddha Kapoor and go on dancing ‘Chham Chham Chham’ at your sangeet function. Shop the floral maxi skirt here and cold shoulder top here.

10. Ethnic Jackets

ethnic jacket as pre-wedding outfit styles

Ethnic jackets are very attractive and elegant at the same time and are the perfect outfit for the sangeet function because they are easy to carry and flaunt. Maxi ethnic jackets could be paired with leggings, palazzos or even straight fitted maxi skirt for the sangeet look. Ethnic jackets are one of the fresh pre-wedding outfit styles for the brides. Deepika wears the perfect ethnic jacket in this look and looks very ‘lovely’. Shop your ethnic jacket here.

We gave some easy, beautiful and fresh pre-wedding outfit styles for the brides for their dream days. You can take inspiration from these styles and get it finalized in your favorite color, pattern, designs and fabrics. You must try different kinds of outfits in your wedding ceremonies so that you look sexy and gorgoeus in each and every function. Also, you should try different hairstyles to make a look more appealing.

Happy Wedding, girlies! <3 <3

Pooja Singh

Holaa. I am a fashion and lifestyle blogger and writer with a deep love for fashion and travelling. A commerce post graduate Symbian and an aspiring fashion stylist. A fashion writer working for giving great reading experience on everything trending to all.

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  • maqsood godil

    Nice way of expression. you have shared some fresh & unique idea of pre-wedding outfit.