21 Wedding Guest Outfits That Are Perfect For An Intimate Soiree

By Divya Arora .

Planning and shopping our looks for the wedding season even before it kicks in has always been one happening time of the year which however, has become a tad bit tricky this year. Because planning our look as a wedding guest for an intimate ceremony requires much more thought and mindfulness.

The constant dilemma between boasting off your glamorous style and going relatively simple and minimal is nerve racking and especially, if it’s a super close-knit or home affair. So, to make choosing your outfits easier, we’ve curated a look book that would aid you spectacularly.

These wedding guest outfits are simply perfect and would surely enchant your exquisite tastes!

Check them out!

1. Contemporary jacket set

Crafted in pretty pastel blue and intricate embroideries, this jacket lehenga makes for a stunning pick for that intimate wedding. It’s exudes a perfect blend of subdued effervescence and fancy!

2. Show off your edgy style

We’re so in love with this vibrant mustard asymmetrical Silk kurta that boasts of quaint beadwork and is teamed up with matching silk pants. Quite a quirky and chic ensemble, it is surely going to make you stand out.

3. Go easy-breezy

A comfy yet voguish set for you to frolic about happily throughout the ceremony, this apple green cape set is a stunner. An embroidered blouse teamed up with a printed chiffon skirt and scalloped organza cape, this outfit is bound to amp up your chic quotient.

Outfit: Ridhi Mehra

4. Of six timeless yards

And of course, one can never go wrong with a saree irrelevant of the ceremony or festivity. Whether pastel-hued or bold, whether intricately embroidered or absolutely plain, sarees would always be a go-to. And especially as a wedding guest outfit!

Outfit: Anita Dongre

Outfit: Faabiiana

5. Traditionally popping

Get ready to slay in this bright chanderi kurta along with loose fitted gharara pants that together make up for a peppy wedding guest outfit! While it’s a super simplistic piece that’s a right fit for a home wedding, it’s lively hue is literally all the bling you’d need.

Outfit: Pooja Shroff

6. The royal subtelty

Revel in your gorgeous self with this kurta and gharara ensemble that boasts of dainty pearl straps, intricate work, and elegance that’s unbound. It’s perfect for that sunshining soiree!

7. Go stark bold

A midnight blue sophisticatedly sequined lehenga is a striking pick for those night time pheras. You’re bound to look nothing less than a showstopper and all eyes are gonna be on you!

8. Some quaint gorgeousness

For all those who swear by the simplicity of suits, this sorbet-hued georgette beauty is perfect. Marked with hand embroidered details, this outfit should be your pick for a day home wedding.

9. Twirling Anarkali

This dusty mauve Chikankari Anarkali further detailed with intricate embroideries makes up for one flamboyant piece that you can wear to an intimate ceremony. Whether it’s a home wedding or a farmhouse bash, this Anarkali suit is the right fit.

Outfit: Faabiiana

10. Charming plain ensembles

Whether you opt for a vibrant hued outfit or a rather subtle piece, these classic raw silk lehengas from Mani Jassal are simply top notch. Just pair your ensemble with some statement jewels and you are ready to shine like a diva that you are.

Outfit: Mani Jassal

Outfit: Mani Jassal

11. Angrakha that speaks

If you want to ditch the classic Anarkalis then an Angrakha is a great alternative and especially, this sunshining yellow piece. Boasting of cut work and scallop detailing, this ensemble—when teamed up with statement jewels—would make up for a stunning wedding outfit pick.

12. Maxi dresses for the win

Yearning to go all lightweight, chic, and offbeat for that day or sundowner ceremony? Maxi dresses in flowy fabrics with tad bit of embroideries or embellishments are a game changer. They’re perfect for that mehndi ceremony or post-wedding supper.

Outfit: Faabiiana

13. Top notch glam

Elevate your style quotient with this embroidered olive green Anarkali dress that’s accentuated with a deep criss-cross back and an attached drape. This piece is literally high-on-style and a must bookmark!

14. Of lively colors

Slip into pretty cupcakey hues for your best friend’s intimate wedding with this pastel-hued gorgeousness. Right from it’s minimal mirror work to the hues and blouse design, everything about this ensemble is worth crushing over.

15. Zest on the rocks

An outfit that’s perfect for a haldi-mehendi ceremony, this white and yellow stunner is a must have. It’s not just a great intimate soiree option but also a stunning addition to your festive wardrobe.

Outfit: Devnaagri

16. Chic ruffled sarees

Ruffled sarees have been in vogue for quite a long time now and they aren’t going down the block any time soon. Whether you’re a bridesmaid or a wedding guest, a ruffled saree would always work!

Outfit: Arpita Mehta

Outfit: Indya

17. The coral bling

A pretty coral hue and blingy craft is a magnificent combo for wedding outfits which makes this ensemble a spectacular wedding guest outfit. Whether it’s a day affair or a night time ceremony, this piece would look nothing less than fab!

18. Blush is forever

This ensemble in blush pink laden with delicate embroideries is worth every buck! It’s elegance stitched in a piece that’s a splendid choice both for your wedding wardrobe and your festive closet.

19. Slay in your uniqueness

Crafted in a distinctive hue, this chanderi kurta and cotton-tissue skirt outfit is a striking choice for those night time homely pheras. If minimalism is your motto, this outfit is all that you need.

Outfits: Priyal Prakash

20. Outfit that's fun

Add a playful vibe to your look with this peppy gharara set that’s nothing like the classic designs. Right from its hue and the peplum style kurta to the latkans in the front, this outfit is simply chicness galore.

Outfit: Astha Narang

21. Classic black saree

And if nothing else strikes, you know you got to get your hands on a timeless black saree. Nothing spells glamor like a black saree with a sultry blouse design. Period.


Planning your look as a wedding guest for an intimate ceremony is about striking that right balance of simple and glam. Especially, when the bride herself might be opting for a minimal bridal look. So, here’s a pro tip- don’t go over the top. For a comparatively heavy outfit opt for dainty jewels. And for a simplistic and lightweight ensemble, choose statement jewels (not necessarily big).

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