Glamorous Engagement Outfit Ideas for the Diva Bride That You Are

By Divya Arora .

Dolling up for your engagement isn’t just about slipping into a fancy outfit and getting your hair and makeup done because it is definitely more than that. It is that one ceremony of yours where you can experiment with your bridal look the most in terms of outfits, accessories and hair. Which makes it all the more essential that you pick the right kinda outfit for your engagement ceremony—an outfit that speaks your personal style and lets you be at your voguish best.

To help you curate your engagement look perfectly, we fished out some traditional, chic, and a surreal mix of outfit ideas for you take cues from and plan your look accordingly. So choose what screams “so me” to you and go get bedazzlin’ up your engagement like a true diva that you are.

Saris for the neo-traditional feels

While mostly gowns and lehengas are synonymous of engagement outfits, choosing to slip into a glam saree for the ceremony would make up for the perfect blend of traditionalism and glam.

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Jackets for those Indo-western vibes

Wearing a glam crop top & skirt ensemble with a jacket or a cape makes up for a peppy and new-age engagement outfit idea.

The ever-so-classic statement gowns

Gowns are the most adored outfits by brides for their engagement. Highlighted with unique neckline designs, asymmetrical hems, unique slits & embellishments, and extended silhouettes, there’s basically every kinda gown available for every kinda bride.

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Outfit: Gaurav Gupta

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Outfit: Gaurav Gupta

Go Sharara!

And who said you can’t wear shararas on your engagement? It’s most definitely going to make up for an unconventional outfit idea for your engagement!

Experiment with hues

Instead of opting for the all time shades and colors how about making a statement in different and uncommon hues and prints?!

Go all dreamy in pristine whites

We love how this real bride wore a princessy off-shoulder white gown for her daytime engagement!

The charm of trains

Donning a gown with an extended train undoubtedly adds those royal feels to your entire engagement look.

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Contemporary top & skirt ensembles

Maintain that balance between the classic and chic by opting for a top and skirt ensemble done in varied styles, silhouettes, sleeves, and hems.

Image: Mili Ghosh

The classic lehengas

Lehengas can be worn at any ceremony of yours including your engagement as well and there’s no doubt about that. Suit yourselves with a heavy or a simplistic one and go put your best fashion foot forward!

Image: Renata Kaveh

Outfit: Mani Jassal

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Outfit: Sabyasachi

A glamorous cocktail gown dress!

This bride strutted in a glam dress with a slit and added drape on her engagement making heads turn.

Cape style blouse with lehenga skirt

An indo-western engagement outfit idea, embellished cape like tops with skirts has been trending for quite a time now and you too can frolic about in these ensembles on your engagement.

A long dress with a modern silhouette

Benaisha’s ink blue dress done in traditional craft to deliberately contrast its western silhouette is no less than a showstopper dress.

Outfit: Anita Dongre

About The Author

Divya Arora

A classic blend of old school and modern glam, I'm always happily making the best of both worlds. Zentangling, reading, and journaling keeps my ingenuity high while hogging food and dozing off often comes naturally to me! Also, chai❤️️ Find me on Insta at @divya.arora14