19 Getting Ready Outfits for Your Bridal Party—That Aren’t Robes!

From shirts to rompers and dresses.

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You've counted down the days, minutes, seconds, and now the moment has finally arrived: It's the morning of your wedding! You can't wait to get this day underway and, as many wedding days begin, yours will start in your bridal suite where you'll get ready with your crew while sipping champagne and snapping plenty of pics. Do you know what would make those getting ready photos even better? Matching outfits for you and your bridal party.

While we do love a pretty getting ready robe, with so many brides buying matching getting ready robes for themselves and their squad, we can understand if you're on the hunt for something a little more unique. That's why we've curated this collection of getting ready outfits that aren't robes. Here, you'll find an array of getting ready outfits from rompers to pajama sets and oversized shirts to suit any wedding party and any budget.

Read on for the best getting ready outfits for your bridal party.

Best Button Down: E.L. Riley Gifts Set of 5 Monogram Button Down Shirts

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Cheers to these effortless chic and crisp oxford button down dress shirts! With over 20 colors to choose from, and the option to personalize with a monogram, these shirts will make for some seriously fun photos.

Best Lounge Shirts: Seline LBridesmaid Shirts

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A getting ready shirt is very similar to a robe except you don't have to fuss with making sure that it's properly tied at all times. Your crew will love the ease of these comfy lounge shirts.

Best Pajama Shirts: Mod Party Bridesmaid Shirts

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Your wedding party will love these button-down pajama shirts for your getting ready photos. They'll also appreciate them when they're getting ready to curl up in bed after a night of celebrating and dancing.

Best Tie Die Set: The Paisley Box Set

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There's no denying that one of the biggest trends right now is tie-dye everything, so why not outfit your bridal party in this oh-so-trendy pastel set? This cool style is supremely comfortable and can be worn long after the wedding weekend is over.

Best Monogram Set: Rose Gold Rebel Monogram Set

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Show your appreciation for your wedding party by gifting them a getting ready set embroidered with their monogram. This classic set also comes in bridal white and other pretty hues.

Most Comfortable: Piyama Pandora Hydrangea Set

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We're loving the ease of these soft shirt dresses featuring pretty pastel hydrangeas. Flowy but slightly tailored, this style comes in a wide range of sizes to accommodate everyone in your bridal party.

Best Long Sleeves and Pants Set: LeRoseGifts Long Sleeve + Pants Set

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If you're throwing a wedding during the winter months, opt for a getting ready outfit that's equal parts stylish and warm. This long sleeve set from LeRoseGifts is cozy, comfortable, and chic – win, win!

Best Vintage-Inspired: DayOfBlossom Floral Print Set

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 Courtesy of Day of Bloom

For the bride who covets all things vintage and is looking for a floral print that stands apart from the rest–this wildflower set is for you. Choose from five different retro-inspired floral looks.

For a Spring Wedding: klsdbride Floral Bridal Party Rompers

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Jump on the jumpsuit trend and outfit your best gals in this fun floral number. We love this style in particular for a spring or summer wedding but they're versatile enough to be worn year-round.

For a Warm-Weather Wedding: Piyama Palm Springs Romper

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We're picturing these effortless chic rompers alongside a summery beach venue or at a destination wedding. They also make for the perfect bathing suit coverup.

Best Satin Set: SelineLounge Set of 7 Silky Pajamas

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For a perfectly polished bridal party look, opt for these silky pajamas offered in sophisticated shades like sage and burgundy. This luxurious set is so stylish and comfortable, your squad won't want to take them off!

Best for Mismatching: SS Weddings Soft Blue Monogram Set

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Who doesn't love a personalized gift? Make your bridal party feel extra special with this customizable set available in six pastel hues perfect for mixing and matching.

For a Destination Wedding: Piyama Palm Tree Set

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 Courtesy of Piyama

Whether you're having a backyard wedding or a destination event, put your bridal party in instant vacation mode with this summery set flocked with tropical palm trees.

For a Summer Wedding: Le Rose Gifts Bridesmaid Pajama Short Set

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 Courtesy of LeRoseGifts

Made from 100 percent cotton, this stylish and cozy PJ set is something your crew will actually want to wear again.

Best for a Spring or Summer Wedding: Le Rose Gifts Floral PJs Set

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 Courtesy of Le Rose Gifts

If you're having a spring or summer wedding, a floral pattern is a no brainer when it comes to getting ready outfits. The muted tones of this set feel at once romantic and timeless.

Best Rompers: Leila Rose Studio Rompers

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 Courtesy of Leila Rose Studio

These rompers are as sweet as ever for your bridal party and come in four sophisticated colors from pastel pink to classic black. Our favorite detail? The feminine ruffle trim.

Best Patterned Set: Silk and More Notched Collar Style Pj Sets

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 Courtesy of Silk and More

These light and airy sets are perfect for a warm-weather wedding and would be right at home at a garden venue or a seaside locale. This stylish set takes 4-6 weeks to ship so make sure to plan ahead.

Best Striped Shirts: Show Me Your Mumu Striped Shirt Dress

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For a completely carefree and relaxed look, opt for shirt dresses. Not only is this style from Show Me Your Mumu insanely comfortable–especially if you're throwing a summer wedding–, but the pastel stripes look flawless when mixed together.

Most Soft: Show Me Your Mumu Tunic Set

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We all know that comfort is key but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style. This set is insanely soft and cute and comes in a range of sizes from small to plus.

What to look for in a getting ready outfit

From pajama sets to rompers and jumpsuits, there are plenty of options out there when it comes getting ready outfits that aren’t robes. When picking out the perfect matching outfit for your wedding party, it's important to opt for styles that not only reflect your aesthetic but are flattering and size-inclusive, too. After all, you'll want your crew to feel comfortable and confident while lounging in the bridal suite and taking getting ready photos. Looking to create a special keepsake for your bridal party? Consider customizing their getting ready outfits to include their initials or nickname. And if you're looking for budget-friendly options, go with vendors that offer bulk orders as buying in bulk is usually more cost-effective.

FAQ
  • Are getting ready outfits required?

    While it's definitely not a required item for your wedding day, matching getting ready outfits make for an extra special touch and look stylish and cohesive in photos.

  • What are some alternatives to getting ready robes?

    Some great alternatives to getting ready robes for your bridal party are: rompers, pajama sets, oversized shirts, flannels, jumpsuits, and dresses.

  • Does the bride buy the getting ready outfit?

    Although it's not required, the bride will typically cover the cost of the getting ready outfits.

Why Trust Brides

Contributing writer Sophie Moore is a former fashion editor at Brides and is an expert in bridal attire, from couture wedding gowns to the perfect "something blue" accessory. She has researched and sourced the best wedding party attire out there for countless stories (and has been a bridesmaid many times herself!).

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