17 Stylish Sarees For Bridesmaids To Dazzle At Their Bff’s Wedding

By Divya Arora .

The Indian bridesmaid fashion scenes have always been swarming with the choicest of outfit ideas with something fashionable for every single bridesmaid out there. Right from the timeless and traditional pieces to trending and chic ones, the inspiration has always been aplenty.

However, the one coveted staple that’s made a permanent space for itself for ages now and without which bridesmaid fashion is quite literally incomplete is undoubtedly a saree! Whether it’s those six yards of grace donned traditionally or unconventional and chic pieces that appeal to the millennial fancies, sarees are a hot fad that bridesmaids can never get enough of.

And if you’re a sucker for sarees and would love to slip into one for your sister’s or best friend’s wedding, then this blog is for you. We dug into the archives of some labels and designers and curated this look book that houses some of the most amazing and latest sarees for bridesmaids.

And while these are absolutely perfect for all the bridesmaids, these sarees are splendid enough to make it to a bride’s trousseau as well.

Check them out!

1. Classic ruffle sarees

What began as a new-age trend soon turned into a wardrobe staple that every woman loves to own. Whether it’s a saree or a saree-gown, a ruffled drape is unquestionably one of the best outfit ideas for a bridesmaid. Be it for your BFF’s mehndi, sangeet night, wedding, or reception, you can never go wrong with a ruffled pick.

Outfit: Ridhi Mehra

Outfit: Ridhi Mehra

2. The Indigo effervescence

These printed sarees from Anita Dongre’s Indigo Edit are perfect for your best friend’s day time ceremony or a destination soiree by a beach. The liveliness of these pieces is super refreshing and will obviously make you stand out which you should being a bridesmaid.

Outfit: Anita Dongre

3. A sorbet-hued mix

This piece that is a beautiful blend of pretty hues and tasteful work makes up for one of the most stylish sarees for bridesmaids. If you’re the sister of the bride or even the groom for that matter, this saree is what you need to look your fashionable best.

4. Go vivacious

A pre-stitched yellow printed saree, this outfit would make up for a great pick for your bestie’s beach side day ceremony. While the subtle print keeps it all subdued, the scalloped border and the embroidered blouse adds just the right dash of ‘extra pop’ making this piece a rather trendy saree for bridesmaids.

5. Unconventional & edgy

For the lovelies who have a thing for edgy geometric prints and a style that’s high on eclectic and unique, this pre-stitched draped pants is so yours to pick. This hand brush painted piece is what you should slip into for a groovy night of partying be it the glam sangeet-cocktail night or the celebratory reception.

Outfit: Vedika M

6. Go electric with colors

A stunning frill saree in a much more stunning hue with a finely beaded blouse, if you’re looking for that perfect cocktail glam then this piece is meant for you. This is a chic saree for bridesmaids and would undoubtedly make you look splendid while you frolic the night away in its vividness.

7. Banarasi is forever

Whether you’re a bride, a wedding guest, or a bridesmaid, you can never ever go wrong with a timeless Banarasi weave. It’s an evermore staple that just cannot be missed and you’ve got to own at least one! And hence, for your bridey’s traditional ceremony, slipping into a Banarasi saree would a great choice. Go monotone, go pastel-hued, or go bright and lively, opt for a conventional blouse or go modish, the choice is yours. Also, team it up with minimal jewellery because a Banarasi outfit’s radiance is always enough!

Outfit: Masaba Gupta

8. Make a statement

Going offbeat for your BFF’s wedding is a something that so many women out there swear by. And if you’re one of them, this out of the box piece is meant for you. Be it the hue of this saree or the voguish belted blouse with a plunging neckline, this outfit is surely going to get all heads turning.

Outfit: Qbik

9. Slay that edge

These sarees with gold pants and matching hand embroidered tops and belts are such an edgy take on the classic ruffled sarees. While of course, you can wear these beauties as a traditional piece but, for all those experimentalists out there, we know these have already tugged at your hearts. So, go make that bold statement at your bridey’s wedding already?!

10. The printed beauty

A breathtaking floral saree for bridesmaids with blooming prints and fringe detailing, we’re absolutely rooting for this pretty piece. It’s perfect for a summery day wedding and a beach wedding while of course, it’s super comfortable and easy-breezy to frolic about in.

Outfit: Anita Dongre

11. Of the prettiest bling

With an exquisitely blingy blouse and a beautifully embellished pastel-hued drape, this chic saree is sure to make you shine like a diva that you are. It’s a remarkably splendid pick for all bridesmaids out there and well, brideys can obviously add these beauties to their trousseau as well.

12. An ultra-mod affair

This palazzo belted ruffle saree makes up for one of the most stylish sarees for bridesmaids for how it keeps up with the timelessness weaved in a modish aesthetic. Pick up this outfit for your BFF’s glamorous cocktail or reception night and go set the ambience ablaze with your vogue.

Outfit: Pritika Vora

13. Them tiered ruffles

For its quaint gorgeousness topped with a contemporary charm, this ensemble has us absolutely swooning over and we’re so rooting for this. This baby pink tiered ruffle saree lined with dainty pearls is a total charmer. Further teamed up with an edgy shell embellished blouse, this outfit is worth pinning to your bookmarks.

Outfit: Arpita Mehta

14. When innovation speaks

This pre-stitched ruffle saree with a corset style blouse is perfect for every bridesmaid out there. While the drape is an absolute charmer, the minimal embroideries add the right tinch of bling to the ensemble making it worth every buck spent. Traditionalism and modernity blending in harmoniously is what makes this piece stand out.

15. Unique & pastel

This paneled tulle and organza saree with intricate sequin embroideries is such a trendy saree for bridesmaids. Perfect for your sissy’s big day, if you’re a traditional saree person then this piece is what you should swear by.

16. Shimmy in that shimmer

All shimmer sarees are just perfect for your best friend’s big fat Indian wedding. Whether it’s her cocktail, her night time pheras or the glamorous formal reception, these shimmer sarees should be your go-to.

Outfit: Sabyasachi

17. The black glam

Picking up a glorious black saree for your BFF’s soiree is something that you can never go wrong with. Be it a simplistic black drape, or an embroidered one, a black saree would always be your saviour.

Outfit: Anju Modi


Yes, being a bridesmaid is so much about being there for your bridey BFF and taking care of everything so that she can have the time of her life. But, it is also about you putting your best fashion foot forward alongside her. A glamorous bride tribe is the jaan and shaan of a wedding and their style game is something that just cannot be meddled with.

About The Author

Divya Arora

An old school at heart with subtle but intense hints of modern glam, she's always happily making the best of both worlds. With reading, Zentangling, and spilling her thoughts on paper, she keeps her creative streak always on point. Hogging food and dozing off often, comes naturally to her! Follow her on Instagram @divya.arora14