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

Jul 04, 2022

Just like the Pizza is incomplete without the cheese, brides are incomplete without the bridesmaids. No amount of toppings or guests can compensate for the place of cheese or the bridesmaids here. 

Being a bridesmaid is not an easy task, sometimes they get everything prepped and decked for the event. It can include everything from the outfit to the skincare, makeup, and even some sweet goodies. Sometimes a color scheme is chosen and sometimes the bridesmaids are allowed to choose their outfits and come as they wish. Whatever it is, being a bridesmaid is always fun! Imagine you being in most of the pictures with the bride and shining like a star. 

Bridesmaids Outfit Inspiration from Noted Bollywood Celebrities

Leaving no stone unturned, this wedding season we want to cover everything for you. Not just for the bride, but also for the bridesmaid. Here, we are presenting you with some awesome outfits inspired by Bollywood celebrities that will make you a stunning bridesmaid! 

If you are a bridesmaid, choose the best one for you, and if you are a bride, take screenshots or bookmark these looks, and share them with your clan.

1. Alia Bhatt's Peach Flowy Gown

This gown that Alia wore for the IIFA awards is one of the best outfits for the bridesmaid. It's light, flowy, and subtle. This is not going to steal any limelight from the bride but also give the bridesmaid their own identity. It's very subtle and light and hence perfect for the busy bridesmaid who may need to even run at the last minute to get anything essential for the bride. The flowy look of the gown gives this piece a classic look. The sleeves can be altered for every bride as per their choice to give everyone a different look. So get set and Go! 

Gorgeous Lehenga with the Infinity Blouse

Another outfit that we totally loved from Alia Bhatt's closet is this exceptionally gorgeous neon yellow lehenga with hints of pink designed b Manish Malhotra. The highlight of the outfit has to be the Infinity Blouse which contains all art. 

Green Kanjeevaram Oozing Elegance

This Kanjeeveram saree in the shades of green is a perfect pick for a bridesmaids outfit, especially if it's a day wedding. You can go for a single-layered necklace in gold with this outfit, keep the gajra as it is and you are good to go. 

Nude Anarkali in Handloom Silk

This vintage nude Anarkali in handloom silk designed by Manish Malhotra is highly recommended for your BFF's Anandkaraj or pre-wedding ceremonies. 

Pink Pant-Suit with Coordinating Long Cape

Source: Manish Malhotra

Alia Bhatt looks absolutely pretty in this pink pant-suit with a long cape making it a perfect pick for the 'best friend of the bride outfit'. The long cape in coordinating color is only making this outfit fuss-free and easy to handle on the Mehndi ceremony or wedding day. 

Nude Pink Set with Cape-style Sleeves

Alia Bhatt in a contemporary nude pink cape set with a bustier-style crop top paired with high-waist bell-bottom trousers by designer Faraz Manan is perfect for a cocktail party. Alia topped the outfit with a floor-length ivory-hued shrug which featured detailed embroidery and sequins in geometric patterns. The outfit also featured cape-style sleeves.

2. Sara Ali Khan in an Indo-western Gharara Set

Source: Faraz Manan

This isn't going to be the first time you will be eyeing Sara ka Gharara. But we are sure this one will surely open your eyes wide when you think of it as your Bridesmaid's outfit. This Indo-western version of gharara is a masterpiece. The top is frock style and gharara is given a hipster look and the traditional handwork adds elegance and beauty. Pick this for your Bff's wedding and turn heads around being the star of the night, of course after the bride. 

3. Ananya's Princess-ey Vibes 

Source: Marchesa Fashion

Styled by Tanya Ghavri, Ananya is slaying at IIFA in this ice princess vibe gown. The body-fitted masterpiece makes a perfect outfit for your BFF's beach wedding. Choose this floral and minimalist dress for a destination wedding like - a beach or mountain. This outfit requires minimum makeup and hairdo as it is elegant and doesn't need anything to complement the look. Enhance your look by adorning pearl earrings and you will be good to go. 

Bandhani Lehenga in Fuchsia Pink

Nothing looks better than wearing a timeless Bandhani lehenga in bright fuchsia pink on your sister’s sangeet or reception night!

4. Katrina Kaif's Floral Saree

Source: Sabyasachi

This saree may not be everyone's cup of tea for their wedding but this is going to be everyone's favorite as the Bridesmaid's attire. If your bride is wearing a saree and it's a nice sunny event then this floral saree is the perfect match for your Bridesmaid's outfit. The full sleeves blouse is giving it a rich look even though the flowers make them subtle. It's a perfect combo for subtle as well as The Maharani look. You won't even have to spend a lot as this look is already making rounds in the market. You will get it at the best price as per your budget, the material and the work can be customized. Isn't it pretty?

5. Aditi Rao Hydari in Red Sharara

Source: Punit Balana

This soft rani pink and cherry red sharara set designed by Punit Balana is an ideal pick for your sister or BFF's wedding. Aditi wore the strap long kallies kurta with hand-embroidered yolk with block printed sharara pants and a marodi work dupatta. 

Red Kanjeevaram Saree

Source: Aprajita Toor

When nothing is in favor, take inspiration from Aditi Rao Hyadari and wear a Kanjeevaram saree as it is a timeless beauty that will never fail to amuse the onlookers. A Kanjeevaram saree doesn't only belong to South Indian weddings but it steals the heart at every wedding. This saree will make you stand out and look so elegant. Wear a heavy blouse like Aditi to finalize the wedding look. Try out this look for a simple, elegant, and easy style.

Green Silk Organza Saree with a Strappy Blouse

Here, Aditi Rao Hydari is wearing a pickle green silk organza saree with heavy marodi work along the edges. She’s paired the saree with a matching strappy blouse. You can go for a sleek bun, and complementing choker just like Aditi and you are good to go for your BFF's wedding or sangeet ceremony. If you are a bride, you can pick this saree for your reception night. 

Silk Kurta Set in Ivory

Aditi Rao Hydari is wearing a kalamkari appliqué work silk kurta set in a soft buttercup shade. The straight kurta comes with intricate marodi work and is paired with an organza silk dupatta with complementing work all over and along the edges that are perfect for your BFF's pre-wedding ceremonies.

7. Deepika's Crinkled Saree in Cupcake Hues

Deepika is an international celebrity, and heading over to her profile and finding an outfit is a tough job as all her outfits are beyond our imagination to recreate. But finally, we found a simple crinkled saree that will go perfectly for the Haldi event. Lehenga is overrated and repeating lehenga for every function is boring. Try this crinkled solid color saree with a contrasting blouse for a warm look! You can opt for yellow and white for Haldi or even go for some darker shades like magenta or purple for cocktail nights. Shades like pink, orange or blue will also make an amazing wedding day outfit. Wear it as a saree or make a gown, crinkle will surely make you show your dimple!

8. Sanya Malhotra Swooning in a Moss Green Lehenga

The absolutely stunning and meritorious Sanya Malhotra looks like a vision in this Moss Green Lehenga Set. 

Lime Green Organza Silk Saree

Sanya Malhotra in a lime green marodi and booti work organza silk saree with an embellished, block printed blouse with ruffled sleeves. This is an ideal pick for your BFF's mehndi or day-wedding ceremony. You can go for open hair with waves, and minimal jewelry to complete your look. 

9. Jacqueline Fernandez in a Handloom Saree

Source: Tarun Tahiliani

Jacqueline looks elegant in a Tarun Tahiliani's handloom saree that is embellished with coins and shells. To complete her look, she paired it with a matching kantha embroidered ikat blouse and a leather belt. This outfit is ideal for your Bff's sangeet night, wedding day, or even reception night. You can also go for a sleek bun adorned with gajra for a fab look. 

A Stunning Saree with a Cape

Source: Mala and Kinnary India

This magical saree worn by Jacqueline will give you the option to have two looks on the same day when the event is back to back. Usually, Jaimala and reception are back to back and bridesmaids don't get time to change their outfits. This cape saree is a beautiful piece of art that will silently transit you to the next event without any hustle and bustle. Beautiful pearl work on the shoulders is making this blouse a timeless beauty. The saree is plain and the entire game is of the blouse and the cape. A light netted fabric with pearls is the perfect choice for the cape to make the inside look visible. 

10. Mouni Roy's Monochrome Saree with the Belt

Source: JJ Valaya

Speaking of Sarees, here's another one from Mouni's wardrobe because no one gets tired of sarees. It's a woman's best friend but the saree with the twist is the best. Try this look with a belt as beautifully worn by Mouni and make your Bridesmaid's outfit speak volumes. A black solid blouse with a monochrome bordered saree paired with chunky oxidized jewelry is going to make the bridesmaid look stunning! This is not a regular wedding outfit, this will make you girls stand out among the hundreds of guests. 

11. Parineeti Chopra in an Ivory Sharara Set

Source: Ritika Mirchandani

Ivory has never looked better than this gorgeous sharara kurta set designed by Ritika Mirchandani. It's an ideal 'bridesmaids outfit' for your BFFs wedding or pre-wedding ceremonies. You can go with a dupatta, or opt for a 'no-dupatta' look just like Parineeti here. 

12. Jhanvi Kapoor's Kalamkari Lehenga

This gorgeous Kalamkari lehenga in a butter cup color designed by Punit Balana is perfect if you are looking for a bridesmaids outfit inspiration. Crafted on chanderi silk, the skirt and the blouse have been embellished with marodi work and paired with an organza dupatta that has a heavily embroidered border, making it an ideal pick for your BFFs wedding day. 

Janhvi's Mermaid Outfit

Source: Manish Malhotra

As endlessly enchanting as the ocean and as timeless as the tides, Janhvi Kapoor's mermaid look in Manish Malhotra's figure-hugging silhouette, finely embroidered in sequins and wispy feathers looks no less than a dream. 

Don't, we repeat don't think twice before finalizing this outfit for your BFF's cocktail or reception night, especially if it's a beach wedding. 

13. Karishma's Monochrome Look

Source: Karisma Kapoor

Karishma Kapoor never fails to inspire us with beauty, elegance, and fashion. We don't remember her age as her outfits and beauty never reveal that to us! This monochromatic look worn by Karishma is a very daring outfit for the bride's maid. This will look amazing when the bride is wearing white. The monochrome patterns can be customized differently for every bridesmaid giving it a treat to the eyes. Black and white is a classic combination and this will not disappoint you. So, try this scheme and let the fun begin! 

Mustard Yellow Anarkali Set

Karisma Kapoor wearing this mustard yellow Chanderi Silk anarkali set paired with a resham work embroidered churidar and an organza silk dupatta with gota jaal embroidery ends your search for the best bridesmaids outfit inspiration. You can wear this to your BFF's mehndi ceremony or day-wedding ceremony. You can complete this look by adding a small neckpiece or choosing to go bare-neck, both will look great. 

14. Sonam Kapoor in an Ivory Anarkali

Source: Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla

This white Anarkali that Sonam is wearing is surely a melt-in-the-mouth sweet. With a purely traditional and rich look, this Anarkali is everything that you need for a traditional Hindu or Muslim wedding. The dupatta adds grace to the entire look. Instead of the Sharara you also opt for the chudidar to make a lighter version of this outfit. The open curl hairstyle will look better than the sleek bun that Sonam is sporting. The long sleeves and closed neckline will also make sure that you don't have to spend a lot on Jewellery. A good pair of earrings is all that you will require to complete this look. 

15. Kriti Sanon's Pink Kurta with Gharara

Source: Shivan and Narresh

Kriti Sanon is looking ultra-chic in this pink kurta with gharara that's also a perfect pick if you are looking for bridesmaids outfit inspiration. We especially loved the ruffled sleeves with hanging pearls. You can also go with the completely sheer look just like Kriti or cover the waist with a matching slit under your kurta. Opt for a dupatta or a no-dupatta look as per your choice and wear this to your BFF's sangeet night or wedding ceremony. 

16. Kangana Ranaut's Unique Colored Lehenga Set

Source: Varun Chakkilam Label

Kangana and her sarees are world-famous. We have brought a look that is very less likely to be sported by Kangana. This light shade of purple lehenga and choli is a perfect bridesmaid outfit.

The unique cut on the blouse at the waist is making it look so stunning. This color is cool and will never overpower the bride's warm colors. 

Oyster Shade Chikankari Saree

Source: Tarun Tahiliani

Kangana looks effortlessly elegant in Tarun Tahiliani's georgette mukaish and chikankari two-piece saree in the shade - oyster. It is paired with an embroidered georgette blouse that's the major highlight of the whole look. You can pick this attire for your friends' wedding day or reception night. 

17. Vaani Kapoor in White Chikankari Lehenga

Source: Manish Malhotra

The gorgeous Vaani Kapoor looks like a vision in white in this Chikankari lehenga with Kashmiri craft designed by Manish Malhotra. This is one of our favorite outfits for a sister of the bride or best friend for a wedding ceremony. You can go for a sleek bun adorned with gajra or marigold instead of leaving your hair open and completing your look with a gold fringe bag just like her would only gain you compliments. 

18. Tara Sutaria's Classic Chikankari Lehenga

Source: Tarun Tahiliani

This classic Lucknow Chikankari lehenga in pastel green, with hand-painted jamewar motifs, and embellished with kasheeda embroidery makes for a perfect 'bridesmaids outfit inspiration'. This lehenga is paired with an off-shoulder blouse with back cut-out details accentuating the whole look. This outfit will not only turn heads around but will make sure you become the center of attraction, only after the bride. 

19. Bhumi Padnekar in an Indo Western Ensemble

Source: Anamika Khanna

Bhumi's Indo western outfit with a jacket is an ideal choice for your BFF's sangeet or cocktail night. We especially love the open sleeves of the jacket, that's making this outfit just WOW. 

Pleated Satin Dress

This pleated satin dress worn by Bhumi is the perfect Bridesmaid's outfit. It's simple, sleek, and shiny. The satin material is making it look so vibrant and stunning. The plating is adding the extra oomph factor to the dress. This is a perfect outfit for western-style weddings. This dress is minimalist as well as a complete package. Bhumi has styled the outfit with a double-layered diamond necklace which completes the look beautifully. The corset look is the most amazing part of this outfit which is again enhanced with the side layered plating from the corner of the waist. This dress is a masterpiece!

20. Kiara Advani's Beige and Gold Sharara Set

Kiara Advani oozing glamour in this beige and gold hand-embroidered bustier sharara set with a long jacket designed by Ritika Mirchandani is a dream outfit for bridesmaids. You can also opt for a dupatta instead of a jacket to give it another look. 

Mirror Mustard Lehenga

Source: Monika Nidhii

This pretty and elegant mustard lehenga with a mirror blouse looks perfect for a sister of bride look. You can add a choker to complete your look, or go as it is for your sister's mehndi or sangeet night. This will also look great for a day wedding. 

Fuschia Pink Cut-Out Dress

Source: Monisha Jaising

Kiara Advani has managed to steal our hearts every time we look at her. But with this Fuschia pink gown designed by Monish Jaising, we were short of words. She looked drop-dead gorgeous in the thigh-slit pink dress at her sister's pre-wedding ceremony, making this outfit a perfect pick for your BFF's destination wedding. This cut-out dress with a double-strapped, one-shoulder neckline had a floor-grazing cut that made her entire ensemble look dreamy, adding a tropical feel to the look. You can pick this one for your friends' pool party or destination wedding ceremonies. 

21. Swara Bhaskar's Anarkali with Hand-painted Dupatta

Source: Archana Jaju

Swara is right calling this her Umrao Game look. This Anarkali with hand-painted dupatta is going to make you look stunning. Getting inspired by the outfit you don't need to spend on the hand-painted dupatta but you can just get your Anarkali stitched with a lot of kalis just like this one. The Anarkali is of a solid color and the dupatta is giving it a more vibrant look. Pair your Anarkali with the heavy dupatta. You can also reuse the dupatta from your old lehenga and complete this look on a budget. The wide neckline and a choker are a must to make this outfit a wow statement! 

22. Shilpa Shetty in a Wine Sequinned Saree

This sequinned wine saree with a cape sleeves blouse is perfect for your BFF's cocktail night. 

Conclusion

You can always take inspiration from celebrities for outfits. After all, they are the influencers and we are bound to get influenced by them so why not try them for real? We hope some of these have already found a place in your heart, and have been bookmarked for your Bridesmaids' outfit inspiration. 

About Author

Neha Garg Ahuja

She is a wedding-obsessed 'Content & Marketing Director at Pyaari Weddings' who has been giving inspiration to couples across the globe for eight years!

How does she do the magic: She is always scouting beautiful bridal lehengas, extravagant decor, captivating jewelry, and romantic couple dances.

While not working: You will find her scrolling through Airbnb and exploring, hidden gems for her next travel.

Find her on Instagram! @nehagarg2903