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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.
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 Button Down: E.L. Riley Gifts Set of 5 Monogram Button Down Shirts
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.
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.
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 for Mismatching: SS Weddings Soft Blue Monogram Set
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 Patterned Set: Silk and More Notched Collar Style Pj Sets
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.
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.
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!).