Bridal Fashion

Utterly Glam, Lightweight & Easy-Breezy Outfit Ideas for Summer Brides

Divya Arora, 25 May 2019

Summer weddings aren't easy on us women tbh and especially for the brides. With the hot and humid weather and temperatures at a peak, as much exciting as dolling up for your own wedding is, it is equally worrisome. Well obviously having their hair and makeup on point and feeling super comfortable in bridal outfits is what every bride desires so that she can enjoy this special day of her life to the fullest.

While you can opt for fuss-free tied up hairdos, go light on jewellery and wear minimal makeup, what you choose to wear to be at your comfy and relaxed best also matters way too much. And considering just that, we've curated this quick lookbook for all you summer brides out there to ideate you on all the kinds of lightweight and easy breezy outfits you can choose for your wedding ceremonies. These popular light outfit ideas aren't much of a hassle and while they maintain your bridechilla mode, they're also going to keep up with your bridal charm. So go put your best stylish foot forward this summer!

Pro tip: While you can obviously play with the color palette right from pretty pastels to super bright hues make sure to have your outfits in airy summery fabrics. Fabrics like tulle, chiffon, georgette, organza, tissue, cotton, khadi, linen are some of the best fabric options to choose from.

Bridal Outfits for Haldi-Mehndi Ceremony

1. Jumpsuit with a twist

This bride's yellow jumpsuit with a tulle drape is such a peppy outfit idea for a summery mehndi or haldi ceremony.

2. Fabric matters

Flowy outfits in pretty leheriya fabrics would make up for such a traditional yet modern bridal mehndi look.

3. Cape it up ladies

For all the Indo-western fans out there, you can wear cape sets in summers too. Just make sure your capes are in the lightest of fabrics.

4. A popular outfit idea

Mid-length skirts have been a hit for quite a while now and one of the best breezy outfit options for a summer wedding.

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5. Light shararas

And how about a lightweight sharara with the prettiest of delicate work?

6. Saree up your mehndi-haldi ceremony

Lightweight sarees in fabrics like georgette, chiffon, organza tulle, etc., are one of the most popular outfit ideas for summer brides.

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7. Maxi-dresses are everybody's favorite

For how easy-breezy maxi dresses they surely top our list for best light outfit ideas for summer brides.

8. An edgy outfit idea

This mid-length dhoti sari is such a unique outfit idea for brides who love experimenting with their looks!

9. One can never go wrong with basic suits.

Simplistic suits in summery fabrics and hues are a great go-to option for haldi ceremonies.

10. Dress up in shorter outfits

Short dresses with light work or flowy silhouettes are yet another modern and chic summer outfit ideas for brideys.

11. For that twirling mehndi photo

Lehengas in easy fabrics with minimal work also look gorgeous and feel comfy at the same time. 

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Outfit Ideas for Sangeet-Cocktail Ceremony

1. Glam up your simple lehengas

Simplistic lehengas or the ones with minimal work would make for a great outfit idea for your sangeet or cocktail night. Though, you can surely glam it up with an embellished blouse, fancy necklines, asymmetrical silhouettes or edgy dupattas.

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2. You don't always need to go OTT

For a rather intimate and casual night of partying you can also choose a simple long dress to frolic about in.

3. Jumpsuits for the brides who don't like dressing up

This bride wore a quirky jumpsuit in striking blue and paired it up with white sneakers and we love this outfit idea to bits.

4. Shararas are super comfy & trending too

A classic sharara set in stunning work is a very unique sangeet outfit idea for a summer bride.

5. For the fashion savvy brides

This bride's glam sequined short dress with a ruffled tulle extended train is one breathtaking outfit idea.

6. The classic Anarkalis

How about a bright Anarkali suit for a graceful traditional look?

7. A differently styled outfit

This isn't your usual crop top and skirt ensemble ladies. That drape style blouse with an extension is what amps up this outfit!

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Outfit Ideas for Engagement & Reception

1. For the brides who love going extra

A stunning and sultry backless gown, this outfit is on point for a summery engagement or reception party.

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2. Lehengas are for every ceremony

Be it a night ceremony or a day one, lehengas in lighter hues and surreal work are a great outfit idea for summers.

3. A bewitching beauty

A flowy gown in beauteous design and details and striking hues like red never goes out of fashion.

4. The elegance of saree is apar

Nine yards of classic elegance is a forever kinda outfit idea perfect for a bride's engagement or reception dinner.

5. A dreamy pastel affair

Slipping into an ivory ensemble with a multi-colored embroidered crop blouse, this bride set some major engagement outfit goals

6. A plain basic gown

With minimalism at it's best, a simple gown like this in an offbeat hue is one of the best light outfit ideas for summer brides.

7. Go all gracefully white

We totally heart this all-white embroidered ensemble. Such grace!

8. How much flowy is too much flowy?

Yet another flowy gown in pretty hue!

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Outfit Ideas for Summer Wedding

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1. The charm of ivories

A super light lehenga with minimal embellishments like this bride's would make for a really unique wedding lehenga.

2. Ditch 'em lehengas

If lehengas get too much for you, slip into sarees of lighter fabrics with pretty embroideries or sequins to keep up with the glam bridal look.

3. Perfect fabric for your bridal lehenga

Chikankari is a great fabric choice for your d-day lehenga too.

4. Monotones are super trendy

This bride's minimal work bridal lehenga is one of the latest outfit ideas for summer brides.

5. For a surreal appeal

A lightweight chikankari lehenga with dainty sequins and such a pretty hue would surely be a treat to the eyes.

6. Simplicity at its best

And how about this plainest of lehengas lending a super contemporary edge to the bride's wedding day look.

7. Delicate work and refreshing hue

Just like this bride chose for herself a stunning lehenga with intricate and subtle embroideries in such a fresh hue, you can too!

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Is your lookbook ready summer brideys?