10 Best Indian Summer Wedding Guest Outfit Ideas for Women 2023

Are you planning to attend or host a summer wedding? Looking for summer wedding guest outfit ideas? Here in this article, I’ve put together a list of stunning and fashionable wedding guest outfit ideas for this season.

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Indian weddings are always filled up with fun, rituals, ceremonies, and delicious food, and it’s very fun to attend one. You get to wear beautiful Indian clothes, see old friends, relatives, and dance with them and eat a lot of delicious food, but dressing up in Indian attire as a wedding guest for these activities, can be fussy and confusing, especially for summer weddings.

But don’t worry, if you are looking for summer wedding guest outfit ideas? What are the latest women’s wedding fashion trends this season? Well, you have come to the right place, today in this article I bring you some of the best and latest wedding guest outfit ideas for summers.

Summer weddings need to be light and refreshing. you need to select appropriate fabrics and colors that complement the season. In addition to looking great, you need to consider your wedding guest attire should be easy to carry and comfy. So let’s have a look at some Indian wedding guest outfits that you can opt for this season.

1. Light Weight Saree - Summer wedding guest outfit

Sarees are a perfect outfit for Indian weddings. Most women chose to wear sarees to weddings, regardless of whether it is summer or winter. So you can never go wrong when it comes to selecting a saree for a summer wedding.

Organza Silk Sarees

Organza silk sarees are a great option for a summer wedding. It is ideal for summer weddings because it’s light, breathable, and easy to carry during the summers. These are available in a variety of shades and designs that you can opt for.

For a daylight wedding, pastel shades work best, while deeper shades are ideal for a night wedding. Pastel shades suit all skin types while darker shades should be chosen according to your skin complexion.

Other lightweight sarees you can choose for this season can be Chanderi silk, Tussar  Silk, Mysore silk, Chiffon saree.

Kareena Kapoor in Organza Saree for Summer Wedding

Kareena Kapoor wore a blush pink saree with exquisite sequin embroidery on the border by Manish Malhotra for Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s wedding celebrations. She paired the saree with a matching pink sleeveless blouse and her new wedding guest look was completed with a similar potli bag in gold and pink hues. She accessorized her look with a multi-stranded necklace with pearl droplets with a matching pair of danglers. She also wore a maangatika on her head and completed her look with minimal makeup.

Kareena looks great in her most recent wedding guest ensemble, and her saree styling will definitely inspire you for your own wedding guest appearance.

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@instagram/Kareena Kapoor Khan

Karishma Kapoor in a Ivory Organza Saree - Wedding guest look

For Ranbir and Alia’s wedding Karishma Kapoor wore a sheer ivory organza saree with a floral designs by Manish Malhotra. It was paired with contrast yellow-orange brocade 3/4th sleeve blouse. She accessorized her ensamble with a headband-like mathapatti, chandbalis, and set of bangles. She completed her look with bold makeup, nude lips, smokey eyes, and a traditional bindi and tied her hair in a twisted bun

Karishma looked extremely elegant in her latest wedding guest attire and her saree styling is sure to inspire you for a wedding guest look.

organza saree wedding guest outfits
@instagram/Manish Malhotra

2. Ruffle Saree

Saree is a classic piece of clothing that has always been in style, and with a little modern twist, they have become more sophisticated, elegant, and suitable for any event.

Ruffle sarees are great in trend now and are ideal for a friend’s or close relative’s weddings as they are very easy and comfortable to wear for long hours. These sarees are fashionable and contemporary style clothes that are perfect for summer weddings, receptions, or sangeet nights.

Fabrics to consider: For this outfit, we recommend you choose lightweight materials like organza, chiffon, and net which keep you cool and comfy and help in regulating the body temperature during the hot summer.


Kriti Sanon looks radiant in ivory embroidery peplum with an exaggerated sleeve paired with a draped ruffle saree. The peplum is made of net and chiffon, while the saree is made of chiffon and organza. If you are a married or unmarried woman and looking for wardrobe inspiration for this summer’s wedding season, try something similar to these looks.

Find More: Traditional to Modern different saree draping style ideas for wedding and reception


3. Lightweight Embroidery Lehenga – Summer wedding outfit

The lehenga is another stunning outfit that most woman loves to wear on different occasions of Indian weddings. In summer choosing lighter lehenga will give you a more graceful look.

For the summer wedding, you should avoid lehengas with heavy gold or zardozi embroideries as they will make the lehenga heavier, Instead, choose lehengas with light embroidery consisting of thread work, golden foil work, light sequins work, jaal work,  or simple mirror work, which will make the lehenga look gorgeous while keeping it light.

Choose a Lehenga with contrasting shades and tones of light blue, orange, pink, yellow, sea green and other bright colors on a white or pastel base fabric to accentuate the ensemble’s statement appeal.

 Lehengas with intricate, unique motifs and a variety of color combinations can make your attire even more attractive. To rule the wedding party in summer go for a traditional as well as contemporary style.

Blouse and dupatta designs: for summers, you can pair the lehenga with blouse designs like off-shoulder, strappy blouses, and crop tops which are perfect for being comfortable while yet looking fashionable.

To make the ensemble look breezy, combine it with a light embroidered dupatta or one with a simple zari border dupatta.

You can accessorize your ensemble with statement jewelry like a simple Choker or Raani har with matching Earrings, Bangles, and maangtika.

@instagram/Anita Dongre

4. Dazzle in Floral Lehenga-Choli for Summer Wedding

If you love flowers, opt for a lehenga with delicate and exquisite floral embroidery in pastel colors this season. Make a statement with an eye-catching embroidered blouse and dupatta and add elegance to your look by accessorizing with a statement choker and matching earrings to turn heads.

Match it with an eye-catching embroidered blouse and dupatta and give your ensemble a statement look by accessorizing with the beautiful choker and making head turns.


5. Classic Phulkari Lehenga - Lightweight dress for summer wedding

A classic lightweight yet super stylish phulkari design lehenga in pastel shades with its contrast sophisticate embroidery and design elements make you look stylish and elegant.

Whether it’s for a day-wedding or pre-wedding events like Mehandi or Haldi, this multi-hued lehenga can be the perfect choice for you in summer. For a classy look, accessorize your attire with colorful chandbaali earrings and a statement ring.

Ideal fabrics: Phulkari lehengas come in organic cotton with multi-hued design elements. Georgette, Silk, and Crepe are other material that keeps you cool and comfy in summer.


6. Traditional Anarkali Outfit - Wedding guest outfit

Anarkali dresses are popular among Indian traditional clothing, and women love to adore them! Anarkali dresses are versatile and can be worn on different occasions, making them a great buy. These are suitable for sangeets, Mehandi, and the main wedding.

You can pair your silk Anarkali dress with a simple embroidered or zari border organza or chanderi silk dupatta, and accessorize your look with big hoops or jumps!

Ideal fabrics: In summers, the best suitable fabrics for Anarkali would be Chanderi silk, Chiffon, and Georgette because these are light, flowy, and airy helps in regulating the body temperature.

Beautiful Actress Karishma Kapoor wearing a mustard yellow Anarkali set with marodi work. She paired the Chanderi Silk kurta with Resham work embroidered churidar and an organza silk dupatta with gotta jaal embroidery. She looks stunning in this wedding guest attire which is perfectly suitable Haldi ceremony.


7. Traditional Sharara Suits - Stylish wedding dress

Shararas have flared wide-legged trousers and are a popular choice for Indian weddings it gives you a really feminine, blingy look, which is ideal for an Indian wedding. These beautiful outfits are very attractive and comfortable. So they are perfect for a summer wedding.

You can wear them with short Kurtis, peplum tops, long cholis and also with beautiful light embroidered or plain dupatta and accessorize your look with a chandibalis or big jumkas!

Ideal fabrics: Chiffon and Crepe are the ideal material for sharara and for tops or Kurtis Chanderi silk would be good to keep you comfy in summers.


8. Salwar Suit with dupatta

Salwar suits are extremely popular among Indians due to their comfort. These are super traditional and gorgeous outfits and ideal to wear during the sangeet and Mehandi ceremonies.

Silk salwar suits are perfect for summer weddings. you can go choose f0r,

  1. Simple salwar suit with embroidered dupatta and churidar pajama
  2. Embroidered salwar suit with a plain dupatta and pajama. 

To look more stylish, you can accessorize the look with statement necklace, big earrings like chandabalis or jumkas and colorful bangles and make head turns.

Silk materials help in regulating body temperature and keep you cool during hot climatic conditions, making them a good choice for summer weddings.


9. Stylish Cowl Dress with Dupatta

If you want to try out some new and beautiful silhouettes for this summer wedding, then this stylish embroidered cowl dress is the perfect option to explore!
To add elegance to your ensemble pair it up with a beautiful embroidered dupatta and accessorize your look with pair of beautiful studs or hoops.


10. Chic High-Low Anarkali Outfit

An ultra-chic Anarkali style kurta with a high-low cut would be elegant summer attire for you to attend your friend’s wedding this season.


Few things to consider while choosing fabrics summer wedding attire

  • Fabrics: Since it is summer, it is important to choose the light flowy and breezy materials like organza, chanderi, tussar, chiffon, georgette, which are always considered perfect for summer weddings. These light and smooth textured fabrics will help you to prevent sweat rashes completely.
  • Colour: During the summer season, opt for colours that are light shades or pastels to enrich the summer vibes with pleasant and eye-soothing colours. You can choose from colours like ivory, lilac, yellow, or orange or go for the ever-trending light colours like light mint, dusty pink, grey-beige, powder blue and more.
  • Make a statement with your jewellery and makeup if you are wearing simple attire.
  • Keep your heavily embroidered dresses for main occasions such as weddings and receptions.


These simple and easy ideas can help you choose the perfect guest attire for your friend’s or family members wedding this summer while keeping you at ease.

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