Chic Engagement Photo Outfit Ideas

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Congrats, you’re engaged! Now comes the fun part – taking your engagement photos with your partner. These are special photos you’ll likely remember forever, and you’ll want to wear something that will make you feel special, confident, and of course, totally you! But choosing what to wear for engagement pictures is no easy task. With so many options, even just starting to look can seem pretty overwhelming at first.

Choosing outfits for engagement photos is the perfect time to showcase your personal style, whether it’s over the top or more easygoing. As for colors and silhouettes, keep in mind the time of year and location. Talk to your partner as you’re planning and make sure to coordinate outfits that will look good together in photos. Of course, if you’re looking for inspiration when it comes to outfit ideas, we have some ideas we know you’ll love, no matter your style.

Check out our collection of chic engagement photo outfit ideas for three different bridal styles below!

For the Fashion Lover Bride

model in white slip dress

You love standing out and making a statement – and your engagement photo outfit should be no different. So try exploring sleek silhouettes in slinky silk. Something timeless yet simple enough to showcase over-the-top accessories if that's your vibe. The Silk 90's Style White Slip Dress from Sleeper is the perfect engagement photo outfit idea for the fashion-loving bride to be’s. After all, you want to wear clothes that make you feel like you! Bring out your inner Caroline Bessette-Kennedy by opting for a classic white slip dress that never goes out of style. Keep the fashion girl vibe going with simple pearl drops or go full glam with a pair of bold statement earrings.

For the Romantic Bride-to-Be

model in white puffy sleeve dress in front of a vineyard

You love a simple, classic look, but always appreciate a little bit of romantic flair, especially when it comes to your styling elements. Play this up and opt for dresses with a fairytale-inspired look that takes advantage of puffy sleeves, bow detailing, and even vintage-inspired trains. Wear your classic engagement photo outfit idea against a beautiful natural backdrop like a luxe vineyard, blooming orchard, or forest, and pair your new outfit with a bold red lip. Dress it up with a feminine bow or headband to complete your look.

For the Boho Bride-to-Be

model in white maxi dress

If you have a bohemian vibe and are wondering what to wear for engagement pictures, opt for a simple silhouette in natural fabrics. We love the look of ivory linens, calming blues, and a nice sage hue, too. Look for flowy silhouettes, like you’ll find on our Lia Maxi Dress. Its crochet detailing is perfect for the lovers of a boho look. We love this engagement photo outfit idea for those nature engagement photos - whether on a dramatic mountaintop or in a meadow of flowers. Pair your new engagement photo outfit dress with a wide brim hat for a modern bridal look that’s totally Pinterest-Worthy.

Outfits That Speak to You

Whatever you choose to wear for your engagement pictures, remember that what matters most is that your outfit is true to you. The more confident you feel, the better your photos will turn out! At Confête, we specialize in women’s special occasion clothing designed to make you feel strong, confident, and special. Shop our engagement photo outfit ideas and wide range of hand-curated clothing for life’s most special occasions today.