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From Engagement Party to Rehearsal Dinner, Here’s 15 Unique Bridal Looks

The hard part is done, your wedding dress is purchased! However, you may feel over-whelmed thinking of all the other bridal outfits you need: engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, and everything in between. No need to stress, though, we did the hard part for you and picked out the trendiest attire for every wedding related event.

Engagement Party

This elegant midi length dress is ideal for a formal engagement party. This gown features a feathery trim along the neckline and adjustable spaghetti straps. From designer Elliatt, this “Harley Dress” is available online from Confête.

For a more casual party, this Altar’d State mini dress is perfect. Featuring an open back, this puff-sleeve dress has a textured feel and a flowy bottom.

Everyone loves a good romper! This plunge neck option is impeccable for a summer engagement party. This romper is available at VICI.

Bridal Shower

This white one shoulder dress is the perfect choice for a springtime bridal shower. A classic, simple option for brides-to-be. This affordable option is available at Lulus.

Another great choice is this AQUA embroidered midi dress available at Bloomingdale’s. Appropriate for spring or summer outdoor showers, the bow details on each shoulder adds a playful look. 

A more formal option, the Amanda Uprichard “Tia Dress” has beautiful, exaggerated sleeves that are right on trend. Available at Revolve, this would be the ideal dress for an elegant indoor bridal shower.

Bachelorette Party

Nothing screams “bride-to-be” more than this two piece bathing suit. An amazing option for a tropical bachelorette trip, this budget friendly bikini is available at Shein.

A statement sequin dress is perfect for one last hurrah with your girls before the big day. Excellent for a night out on the town or a nice dinner this mini dress is available at HelloMolly.

What’s a bachelorette party without matching t-shirts? These on trend, retro inspired shirts are perfect for the whole crew to sport. Available in a variety of colors these playful shirts have fourteen possible sayings including “Babe of Honor,” “Flower Girl,” and “Mother of the Bride.” Available on Etsy.

Rehearsal Dinner

Jumpsuits are all the rage right now, so you’ll be perfectly on trend with this strapless jumpsuit. Available at Lulus, this jumpsuit is a quintessential look for the night before your wedding.

If jumpsuits aren’t your style, a halter dress is another great option. This “Jasmine” dress screams bride-to-be and is ideal for the last night before becoming a “Mrs.” Available online at Show Me Your Mumu this open back option is a great choice for a summer evening rehearsal dinner.

This satin midi dress is another great option. A fashion forward style gives the bride-to-be an elegant look for a more formal dinner. Featuring a cowl neck, this Endless Rose gown is available at Nordstrom.

Farewell Brunch

What better way to showcase your new last name than a personalized denim jacket? Post-wedding brunches tend to be more causal, so this is a superb choice. With many choices available on Etsy, you’ll be sure to find one that fits your style. This jacket is available from the BrideBikini shop.

If you’re ready to retire the white apparel, a gingham stripe pattern is the perfect choice. This Lilly Pulitzer midi dress is screaming “brunch vibes” and is also great if you’re traveling to your honeymoon destination right after brunch.

Looking for a more casual option? This white sweatshirt and sweatpants set is a great option if brunch is only a stop on the way to the airport. One last time to sport the bridal white, this set is the perfect choice for brunch before boarding the plane. This Sundry set is available at Bloomingdale’s.

The author: Natalie

Natalie is a Vinton, VA native currently pursuing a journalism degree at Virginia Tech. She loves planning, and has a specific interest in all things to do with weddings. In her free time she enjoys reading, journalism, and traveling. Her post-grad plans are to pursue a career in magazine writing and design.


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