12 Unique, Off-beat Outfit Ideas For Your Reception

Published by - The Wed Post | 8 minute read

Your reception night is your time to shine. It is your night to show your new family and loved ones just how glamorous and elegant you can look! Here’s a list of unique reception outfits including everything from gowns to sarees and even some really gorgeous lehengas that caught our eye.

This truly unique benarasi lehenga by Jayanti Reddy

We think this one has been inspired by the nawabs and their begums. We love how the top is just a simple and well-fitted with some delicate embroidery at the bottom and the lehenga is in stark contrast. That dupatta just elevates this outfit and takes it to a whole other level.

This elegant ivory anarkali by Ridhi Mehra

This one is for the new bride who just wants to look elegant and classy. We’re absolutely obsessed with the pearl embellishments and that dripping pearl belt shows such attention to detail. Pair this outfit with a set of diamonds and you’ll be ready to dazzle!

This soft lilac brocade lehenga by Tarun Tahilani

This one is our all-time favourite! The designer has used such subtle and subdued colours yet they are just popping. If you’re looking for a really elegant and regal lehenga, we think you might have found the one.

This bedazzled sequin gown by Manish Malhotra

Made for the girl who loves everything that sparkles and glitters, this gorgeous moss silver gown is making our jaws drop. This outfit is the perfect combination of bold and sophistication, which makes us love it all the more.

This stunning glitter saree by Suneeta Varma

Well, if you want to add your own contemporary twist to a saree, then it doesn’t get any better than this. It’s loud, it’s bold, it’s glamorous and it’s so fashion-forward! If you’re down to wear this piece of art, you’re sure going to make a lot of heads turn!

This elegant sharara set by Tarun Tahilani

We’re suckers for an ivory outfit, and this one checks everything on your list! We love how the detailed embroidery balances out the simplicity of the ivory, and how those teardrop beads just take this outfit to a whole new level. You'd make your husband fall in love with you all over again in this gorgeous piece.

This beautiful sequin gown by Gaurav Gupta

If fishtail gowns are your thing, then you’re going to fall head over heels in love with this one. The contrast of those bedazzling sequin with the dusty rose layers, that little slit around the waist and the way this outfit fits like a glove, we love everything about it!

This champagne gold anarkali by Ridhi Mehra

How can you ever go wrong with a champagne gold outfit? We especially love that belt of emerald green – it’s such a great way to draw attention to the waist. This outfit screams classy, and isn’t that what your reception outfit should be all about?

This sexy top and skirt combination by Manish Malhotra

If you’re having a beachside wedding or you’re getting married in someplace like Lake Como or Florence, then this is the kind of outfit you need to make heads turn on your reception. It oozes elegance, it is so classy and it is flamboyant enough to let everyone know that you’re the woman of the hour!

This fabulous bedazzled gown by Suneeta Varma

If you’re in the mood to go all out for your reception, then this cream and gold gown definitely fits the bid. Do you think it’ll be too much to keep that stunning head veil on for the whole function? We have mixed feelings, but we’re probably going to say hell yes!

This minimalistic saree by Tarun Tahilani

As we said, you can never go wrong with a saree for your reception. This one is perfect for a day reception or maybe a summer reception. We love the simplicity of the saree coupled with that beautiful embroidery. All you need is a statement choker to look like a bomb bride!

This striking net saree by Payal Singhal

Contrary to popular belief, a net saree is perfectly acceptable as a reception outfit. This breathtaking saree is the perfect combination of sultry and elegance, and that’s the vibe that you want to have during your reception. It’s chic, it’s classy and it’s definitely not run of the mill!