Stunning Outfits For The Sister Of The Bride & Groom To Bookmark

Aug 08, 2022

Wedding ceremonies for a sister of the bride or groom are always fun and overwhelming too. Choosing outfits and jewelry is obviously on the top when it comes to fun, but with that, the feeling of your sibling getting married is a bittersweet emotion. As a sister of a bride or the groom, it will be super emotional as you get to see your elder or baby sister/brother getting hitched, and finally beginning a new journey.

Sister of the Bride/Groom Outfit Inspiration

We might not help you with your feelings but let us take this opportunity to present you outfit ideas that will help you in sorting out your looks for each event at the wedding accordingly. When it comes to the outfit ideas, color selections, fabrics, and silhouettes of the bride or groom, you will get loads of options. Similarly, we have got options for the sisters of the bride or the groom. 

These options are quite a trend and will help you in sorting out outfits for each event. After all, the sister should look her best, right? So, let's go!

1. Saree

A Saree is a common yet elegant choice for a sister. Take a cue from our Desi girl Priyanka Chopra rocking this sultry yet gorgeous black saree paired with an off-shoulder blouse and minimal jewelry. You can go for a statement neckpiece with this outfit and make it jazzier.

Source: JADE by Monica and Karishma

For the sister who likes to keep it elegant yet shiny, this golden sequined saree is the one for you. You can keep the shoulder pleats open or not, in any way you will win everyone’s heart. Style the whole look with blow-dried hair, or make a sleek bun with small florals like baby breaths to complete the look. 

Source: Keerthy Suresh

Another saree that you can choose for the wedding ceremony or the reception party, is an Organza silk saree, especially in a pastel shade. 

Source: Picchika by Urvashi Sethi

If as a sister you want inspiration, who better than the Bollywood fashion icon Kareena Kapoor Khan? Her fashion wardrobe for her brother Ranbir Kapoor’s wedding was bookmark worthy. And her wedding ceremony saree in blush pink with a spaghetti strap blouse stole everyone’s heart.

Source: Manish Malhotra

Also Read: 3 Sister of the Bride Looks You Cannot Miss (Outfit, Makeup & Hair)

If we are talking about one Kapoor sister then how can we leave the elder Kapoor sister, who is no less? Karishma Kapoor’s ivory saree with hints of orange is a perfect choice for any elder sister of the marrying sibling. What made us love her look was the contrasting orange blouse and definitely the mathapatti.

Source: Manish Malhotra

If your love for this six yards is that strong but you want something different, try your saree with a long cape blouse.

Source: Masoom Minawala Mehta

2. Readymade Saree

When you want to wear the six-yard of elegance but you want to make a statement, go for this readymade draped saree. The silhouette and the flow of this saree will make your whole look different and unique. Pair it with a statement neckpiece and add some florals to your hairstyle to make it more traditional.

Source: Isha Gupta Tayal

3. Anarkalis

Anarkalis are a perfect choice for the sister of the bride or the groom and are perfect for any kind of traditional event. And with anarkalis also there are so many options, from simple nude colors to solid colors, embroidered work or mirror work, printed or double shaded, and so many fabrics to choose from and even designers are coming with asymmetrical silhouettes. Anarkalis in any color, fabric, cut, length, looks beautiful, and then it comes down to how you style your whole look. For your sister’s wedding, take a cue from this look. The combination of both the solid colors and the floor length A-line cut with the bubble braid adorned with marigolds will grab you lots of compliments. 

Source: NFK Photography

If it is your brother’s pre-wedding ritual, a simple full-hand Anarkali with a contrasting dupatta is an ideal choice. It wouldn't be too much nor too less. 

Source: Keerthy Suresh

Also Read: 20 Best Hairstyles To Try With Kurti Dresses - Latest and Trending

If you are not into too much glamour but like to keep it chic and comfortable, this black Anarkali with the golden work is a great option. And one can never go wrong with anything black!

Source: Punit Balana 

Beautiful chiffon-printed Anarkali is an ideal option for a day event.

Source: Mrunalini Rao

Organza fabric is a trending fabric, even brides are opting for it for their bridal look. There is something so classy and simply stunning about this fabric. Choose an organza silk fabric Anarkali to feel comfort and beauty. 

Source: Picchika by Urvashi Sethi

Also Read: 10 Type Of Fabrics For Your Wedding Outfit

4. Lehenga-choli or Skirt & Blouse

South Asian Weddings and lehengas and skirts are a match made in heaven. When searching for outfit ideas for anybody, be it the bride or the bridesmaid, or even the guests, you will find lehenga and skirt & blouse ideas almost everywhere. With dupatta, without a dupatta, it is all in the way you style and carry the look. And you can change the whole look of an outfit with dupatta draping.

As a sister of the bride or the groom, you might want to skip red, as it is the color for the bride, but wearing this red color lehenga will give you a girl-next-door kinda look. Go for a floral head crown to accentuate the whole look and minimal jewelry and makeup. 

Source: Bunaai

For an event like a sangeet or cocktail party, this silver and sea green lehenga with a bow-tie shoulder will be a stunning choice.

Source: Seema Gujral Design

Famous influencer Masoom Minawala wore this deep pink lehenga with intricate work by Anamika Khanna, it is a perfect outfit for the sister of the bride or groom. 

Source: Anamika Khanna

Also Read: Top 10 Shades Of Pink For Your Bridal Lehenga

If you love to experiment and are bold enough to go for any kind of outfit but fashionable, this ivory structured lehenga paired with an off-shoulder or tube blouse is just the one you are looking for. You can style the whole look by adding a statement neckpiece like a diamond neckpiece or huge chaandbalis. We think this look will be ideal for a reception night.

Source: Manish Malhotra

Also Read: 20+ Celeb-Inspired Outfits For the Bridesmaids To Bookmark RN

Don’t want to go for solid colors or pastels, or full print or full solid, this gorgeous white ensemble will be perfect for you. A few prints of pink florals take the white lehenga’s beauty a level up. 

Source: Manish Malhotra

For the sisters who love soft colors, and love to match their jewelry with their outfits, take inspiration from the famous actress, Hania Amir, in this lavender lehenga with matching accessories. 

Source: LAAM 

Another idea for the sister who do not want to carry any dupatta and feel comfortable and stylish is to wear a lehenga with a shirt blouse. It is a blend of traditional and modern styles and looks chic if styled properly.

Source: Patine Official

To the sister who loves a solid dark color, how about this gorgeous dark green balloon skirt and embellished bralette? Wearing this will turn some heads and will make you the talk of the town for sure.

Source: Papa Dont Preach by Shubhika

5. Sharara Set

If in doubt and last-minute prepping for your sibling’s wedding events, another traditional option is a Sharara set. Sharara pants with long Kurtis and dupattas are an apt choice for the sisters who want to feel comfortable yet stylish. 

In a winter wedding, nothing works better than a velvet fabric, so go for this red velvet sharara set with a dupatta with golden work.

Source: Urwa X Mawra

Another color that you can never go wrong with is white! For the sisters of the bride or groom who are opting for a simple day wedding, this one’s for you. Pair your white sharara set with silver jewelry and to make it a wedding look add some florals to your hairstyle.

For boho lovers, this multicolor sharara with tie-back crop blouse is perfect for you. It gives out a fun and girl-next-door vibe.

Source: Payal Singhal


Being the sibling of the bride or groom is a special feeling. The feeling of your sibling getting married is a happy occasion, and it feels personal on many levels. As a sibling of the one getting hitched, you have an essential part to play in the wedding, and you have to look the part too. After the bride or the groom, it is their sibling and their appearance that attracts the guests and their attention. And especially when it comes to the sister, their appearance and their outfits matter. And why not? So, have a blast selecting outfits and making a statement at the wedding, and make sure to click as many photos as you like and surely tag us in your post. Who knows your style statement might become an inspiration to some other sister whose brother or sister is getting married next. 

Edited & Photos Sourced By: Neha Garg Ahuja

About Author

Gayatri Guha

Her love for fashion, weddings, and lifestyle is the inspiration behind her unfiltered writings. Most of the time, you will find her looking at the happy, twirling brides and being in awwww of them. 

Loves her me-time, and mostly sleeps while watching movies. 

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