15 Affordable and Chic Bridal Shower Outfit Ideas
Looking for a chic but affordable bridal shower outfit for your pre-wedding parties? Check out this epic roundup of styles for every bride!
Your engagement season should be a fun and joyful time in your life. One of the more exciting parts is all of the celebrations that lead up to the big day! And what’s more fun than picking out the best outfit for a celebration in your honor?
One of these events is the bridal shower where friends and family share their congratulations and often gifts for the newly engaged couple! It’s common for brides to choose to wear white dresses to their bridal showers since your engagement period is one of the main times in life that you’ll opt to wear full white. But don’t feel pressured to only look at white dresses if that’s not your style– feel free to embrace bold color if that’s more true to you!
Below is a sampling of bridal shower dress options for the fiancée to wear to her pre-wedding shower. From little white dresses to white jumpsuit styles and everything in between– we hope this selection inspires your shower ‘fit.
Women’s Casual Dresses for Wedding Showers
Having a laid-back luncheon, a daytime event, or something a bit more casual? Check out these cute but chic styles!
Halter Swing Dress
Lulus • $48
A light and flowy mini dress for the soon-to-be bride who can either dress this up with heels and jewelry or dress it down for a more casual brunch/lunch event with sandals and some light earrings or a bracelet.
Mini Sun Dress
Blooming Jelly on Amazon • $41.99
If the bride is looking to go more casual and simple for her party, a mini shift dress can do just that. With not much sparkle or design, this dress is minimalistic with a touch of polka dot overlay, giving the option to be worn again.
White Short Dress
Altar’d State • $69.95
Another short and casual bridal shower dress option for the more laid-back bride. This dress can be worn with layered jewelry and fun heels to spice up the look depending on the scene of the party.
Ruffle Midi Dress
ASTR The Label • $81
A simple white flowy dress that is great for a brunch option for a bridal shower. The ruffled sleeve on these white midi dresses is flattering on any body type. And the cutouts give a fun and flirty look.
Convertible Skirt Dress
ShowMeYourMumu • $178
This bridal shower outfit can be a long sleeve maxi dress or a maxi skirt! With two options, this can be worn again and again. The floral print of the dress adds a pretty element instead of just being a plain white.
Satin Ruffle Dress
David’s Bridal • $199.95
This satin high low style dress is perfect for daytime or evening bridal showers. Comfortable enough you’ll want to wear it again. A deeper v neck giving the dress a more revealing style but still modest with the length.
Dressy Bridal Shower Outfit Styles
Planning a more formal shower celebration? Make sure your outfit matches the formality of the venue and theme. For evening events or more formal affairs, check out these dressy styles!
White Lace Midi Dress
Lulus • $78
For the more outgoing bride, this dress works perfectly as a bridal shower dress. With the right amount of playfulness and flowiness to the skirt, she will be comfortable but also chic. A great dress for a daytime or nighttime shower.
Revelry • $185
For the classier bride, satin is a perfect fabric for her. A bridal shower party for the ones who love the night life, a satin dress is fun and inviting for her guests to only say good things about!
Long Sleeve Polka Dot Dress
Nordstrom • $58
For the winter months, a long sleeve dress might be the right decision for the party. With the puffy sleeves and a higher cut slit, the bride can still feel sexy while trying to stay warm.
Satin Midi Dress
BirdyGrey • $99
A neutral color could also be a fun idea for the shower! A satin rose gold dress is one that can be different and memorable for the guests and a comfortable option for the bride. This dress hugs at the waist giving her the hourglass shape.
Bridal Shower Outfit Ideas You Can Rent
Of course, one of our favorite ways to get gorgeous bridal style on a budget is to rent! Check out these gorgeous white dresses from top designers available to rent for a fraction of the cost from rent the runway! The best dresses are the ones you can wear again and again– but let’s be real… how often will you actually wear a pure white bridal shower outfit? That’s why we love the concept of renting for your showers and pre-wedding events. In fact, the Rent the Runway membership is an amazing value for this time in your life where you wanna look bougie but you’re on a budget.
On-Trend Dresses for Showers, Parties and More
While there are plenty of all white dresses to choose from for your bridal shower party, don’t be afraid to embrace color if that’s more your style. Like all wedding events, it’s best to match your shower attire with the formality of your event. So consider the setting, vibe, and formality you have in mind when selecting your bridal shower look.
What are you wearing for your pre-wedding showers? Share outfit inspo with us in the community!