Best wedding guest outfit inspiration you'll see today | Wedding lookbook

‘What is important in a dress, is the WOMAN wearing it.’ It’s you, the YOU who’s reading this. Style just adds a bit more glamour. Is your BFF getting hitched? Oh no worries, we’ve got your back and trust us when we say it! Attending a wedding is such a huge task, clicking selfies, fake candid’s, OOTD’s... Ah, that’s a lot of pressure. Right ladies? Ha-ha, well the most important task here is deciding what to wear to a wedding!

Sure, Anarkalis have that grace but its 2017 and we definitely have a lot more options to choose from! With no more delay, we’ll quickly take you through the amazing wedding wear options that you need for your next big occasion!



The most comfortable and chic traditional Indian wear! Always try to keep it minimal.

Tip.1. – If you want to focus on the blouse, go plain with the lehenga and vice-versa.

Tip.2. – Instead of going with the usual sleeves pattern, opt for Cold-shoulders, Off-shoulders, 3/4th sleeves, Boat necks, backless and the list can go on. Just choose the one that comes within your boundaries and rock it with your own touch of style.

Tip.3. – You can go with Co-ord sets, Colour contrasts or Single design sets.

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crop top and lehenga for wedding guest outfit

Pictures courtesy – PinkVilla.



Capes have been trending all through 2016 and 2017 as the go to wedding outfit.

Tip.1. – You can choose the cape to be your blouse design, your over coat, your kimono. It could just be anything!

Tip.2. – It’s so versatile that you can pair it up with Lehenga’s, Dhoti Pants, Parallels, Churidhar.

Tip.3. – Always go for glittery/Solid bright colors/Embroidered cape pieces.


cape and lehenga wedding wear

Picture courtesy: Pernia’s Pop Up Shop.

cape and dhoti Indo western wedding outfit

Picture Courtesy: Sweet Couch.




For us, she is the role model for styling and draping a ‘Dhoti-Style-Saree’. It has never looked this great!

Tip. Go Bold. Go Unique. That is all ladies!


Sonam dhoti saree wedding guest outfit

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We prefer wearing Kurtas in our day-to-day lives and don’t see it as a go-to outfit for a wedding but how about a kurta makeover? Search no more, here we are.

Tip.1. Pick a LONG KURTA and pair it with Skirts, Palazzo’s or Pants.

Tip.2. You could also choose a SHORT KURTA and pair it up with Sharara’s, Palazzo’s, Cigarette pants.

Tip.3. Choose a HIGH-LOW KURTA to add a pinch of drama to the outfit and pair it with Cigarette pants, Dhoti pants and Palazzo’s.

Tip.4. Choose DRAPE KURTI to give your look a twist.

Tip.5. Opt for a SLIT KURTI, it could be centre slit, side slit, asymmetrical slit. Just anything!


white Indian wedding outfit
Indo western outfit

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Jackets are just so elegant and classy! They give the perfect finish!

Tip.1. You could go for a LONG JACKET GOWN.

Tip.2. or, you can choose a SHORT JACKET BLOUSE.

Tip.3. Orr, you could just go for a JACKET as an OVERCOAT.


Malaika cape indian wear

Picture Courtesy: Malaika Arora khan's Instagram

Sonakshi sinha Indian outfit

Picture Courtesy: Anita Dongre.

Indo western outfit

Picture Courtesy: Gauhar khan Instagram.



Yes, we’ve covered it already but there are a few more ways to style them and we don’t want you to miss out on em'

Tip.1. Choose a PEPLUM TOP or a CROP TOP.

Tip.2. Choose a JACKET.

Tip.3. Choose a SHORT or a LONG KURTA.


ethnic outfit

Picture Courtesy: Pernia’s Pop Up Shop.

cape jacket

Picture Courtesy: Aboutir.


Picture Courtesy: Indiatoday.


You feel what we feel?? Yes, we NEED to go shopping now and invest on these versatile & powerful dressing pieces!! These are our favourite looks as a GUEST for Indian weddings. You like them? Let us know. You have a few more in addition to these? Let us know. We love your feedbacks and if there is something you want us to write specifically about, drop in! We will surely get back with more fashion and lifestyle posts!

Until then,

Lots of love,

Lovely Samudrala,

Team Niki Mehra