What To Wear to an Indian Engagement Party as a Guest

Indian wear to an engagement party

Attending an engagement party??

Wow! That’s great!!

Who doesn’t love parties? Of course, everybody does, especially when it’s our best friend’s or sister’s engagement party.

Oh… Confused about what to wear?

Well, don’t be. In this post, we will discuss what to wear to an engagement party as a guest.

Ready to find out more?

Let’s get started….

We understand it’s not easy to decide on attire for a specific occasion, like a wedding and engagement. There are so many things that people need to consider while choosing an outfit for the party. Definitely, you want to choose the best dress to look sizzling without upstaging the bride-to-be.

However, before we move to the list of attires, let’s talk a bit about the factors to be considered.

First things first, what dress code has been decided by the couples for their engagement party.

How close you’re to the couple that also matters. Of course, if you are a very close friend of the bride-to-be, then you’ll need to wear something stunning. You’ll be attracting eyeballs at the party.

Then, the engagement party’s venue will also determine what to wear to an engagement party as a guest.

The season and time of the engagement party will also influence your choice. For instance, if it is an evening celebration during winters, you’ll probably prefer wearing a satin gown with an applique jacket.

These are the factors you’ll need to consider while deciding what to wear to an engagement party as a guest. Now it’s time to take a look at the dresses…..

We have rounded up a list of 11 stunning dresses to help you get some inspiration on what to wear to an engagement party as a guest.

1. Style it up with Cape Style Jumpsuit

Style it up with Cape Style Jumpsuit

This stylish jumpsuit will make you stand out! A great go-to for an engagement party. The coolest thing about this dress is you can wear it during daytime parties and nighttime parties as well. The gorgeous pink color and embroidered border of this jumpsuit make it a MUST HAVE outfit for your BFFs engagement party.

And yeah, don’t miss to have a stylish hairstyle for the party and embellish it with beautiful earrings. Buy this dress at Attic Salt.

2. Go Glamorous with Cape Set

Go Glamorous with Cape Set

The excellent Peacock Blue Palazzo suit in georgette with a mirror embroidered crop top and matching cape will make everybody look at you. Simple yet chic! The raw silk crop top embellished with mirror abla and gotta lace embroidery makes the dress look glamorous.

Blow-dry your hair, put on your jhumkas, and be ready to have everybody’s eye on you. You can buy this dress from Kalki Fashions.

3. Give it a Retro Touch with Sharara Suit

Retro Touch with Sharara Suit

You cannot go wrong with a retro look! And for a perfect retro look, you can opt for a beautiful sharara suit. This forest green sharara suit with badla work and magenta patola printed dupatta will make you stand out at the party.

Just put on your retro glasses, and a stylish hairdo will be just perfect for the plush engagement party. You can buy this beautiful dress at Kalki Fashions.

4. Lehenga – If Elegance is What You Look For!

Green color Lehenga

Not all lehengas are loaded with extensive embroidery work. Even simple lehengas like this navy blue ready-to-wear lehenga & blouse with dupatta look gorgeous. Pair it up with beautiful jewelry, and just leave your hair open. We sear you’re going to rock the party.

You can buy this beautiful dress from Myntra.

5. Crop Top with Floral Skirt – Absolute Chic

This amazing dusty pink skirt and crop top with purple bell sleeves jacket and sequin work will make you look all bright, cheery, and festive! Pair it with your favorite pair of heels, updo hairstyle, put on a bright lipstick, and you’re set to set the party on fire!

You can buy it online from Kalki Fashions.

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6. Saree for Starry Look


If you have no problem carrying a saree, then this maroon saree in chiffon with scattered moti beads and cut dana embellished border is perfect for the occasion. This starry drape is perfect for an engagement party with your best friend.

Just pair it with a low-cut blouse. Don’t forget to put on a statement necklace, and you’re ready to grab all eyeballs at the engagement party! You can buy it online from Kalki Fashions.

7. Go Offbeat with Dhoti Suit

White color Dhoti Suit

For a chic and offbeat look, slip into this Airforce blue dhoti suit. The bell sleeves Kurti adorned in bandhani print will be perfect for a garden engagement party. Perfect attire for the summer engagement party of your friend.

Pair it with matching juttis, and don’t forget to wear your favorite jhumkis. You will look perfect in this chic dress. You can buy it online from Kalki Fashions.

8. Salwar Suit for that Punjabi Mundi Look

Salwar Suit for that Punjabi Mundi

Get the perfect Punjabi Mundi look with this gorgeous cream salwar suit with Resham and mirror embroidered jaal. Everyone’s eye will be on you for sure. Pair it with the matching juttis and dainty Kundan jhumkis, and Punjabi braid.

You can buy this one online from Kalki Fashions.

9. Gown for Plush Look


Gowns are the girl’s favorite. No matter what the occasion, gowns go well in any party, from a club party to an engagement party. If your heart is all set on a gown, then go for this off-shoulder gown.

This beautiful navy blue off-shoulder gown adorned in the embossed thread, and sequin embroidery is just amazing. It will make you stand out for sure! Leave your hair open, wear your favorite danglers, and a gorgeous clutch will be enough to steal the spotlight.

You can buy it online from Kalki Fashions.

10. Anarkali for the Sophisticated Look of Yours!

Anarkali attire for the Sophisticated Look

You never know somebody will be eyeing the beauty like you! You may get your prince charming at your friend’s engagement. Often it is seen that you go for an engagement party, and marriage proposals for you also start coming. This butter yellow ombre Anarkali suit in georgette with lucknowi embroidery is just perfect for that delicate and dreamy look!

Pair it with dainty earrings and your favorite heels. And you’re set to set the party on fire. You can buy this online from Kalki Fashions.

11. Palazzo Suit – Simplicity at its Best!

Palazzo Suit

If you do not want to overdo it, this gorgeous tangerine orange palazzo suit is perfect for grabbing all eyeballs! This georgette palazzo suit with bandhani print and beautiful gotta Patti and mirror embroidered is what you need to upstage!

Pair it with a pair of stunning sandals, put on matching jhumkis, and you’re set to rock the party! You can buy it online from Kalki Fashions.


I hope this post helps you decide what to wear to an engagement party as a guest. You don’t necessarily have to buy the same dresses. These dresses are just to help you get some inspiration for the engagement party you’re planning to attend.

Whether you choose to wear a lehenga or a gown, don’t miss wearing your beautiful smile. Your smile can make a huge difference in your overall look.

Keep Partying, Happy Partying…. ☺ ☺