20 Getting Ready Outfits for Your Bridesmaids—That Aren’t Robes!

From shirts to rompers to 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 girls 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 bridesmaids.

While we do love a pretty getting ready robe (especially because your bridesmaids can definitely wear it again), with so many brides buying matching getting ready robes for themselves and their bridesmaids, 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 bridal party and any budget.

Ahead, the best getting ready outfits for your bridesmaids.

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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 seriously fun photos.

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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. Just make sure that it's long enough to cover your bridesmaids so that they feel totally comfortable.

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Best Monogram Set: Rose Gold Rebel Monogram Set

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Show your appreciation for your bridal party by gifting them a getting ready set embroidered with their monogram. This sophisticated set also comes in bridal white so scoop one up for yourself and customize it with your new monogram.

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Best Pajama Shirts: Mod Party Bridesmaid Shirts

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Your bridesmaids 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 the wedding is over!

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

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Made from 100 percent cotton, this airy PJ short set is just as cozy as it is flirty. Plus, your bridesmaids can totally wear them after the wedding weekend has come and gone.

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Best Vintage-Inspired: Day of Bloom Floral Print Set

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

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Best Long Sleeves and Pants Set: Le Rose Gifts Set

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Not only do you want your bridal party to feel stylish and confident in their getting ready outfits, but if you're throwing a wedding in the winter months, you'll also want your bridesmaids to stay warm. So opt for a chic, cozy, and comfortable look like this long-sleeve and pants set––your bridesmaids will thank you!

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Most Versatile: Piyama Pippa Palm Rompers

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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.

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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 style can be monogrammed for an extra special touch your bridesmaids will appreciate.

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Best Satin Set: Seline Lounge Set of 7 Silky Pajamas

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We love the combination of muted tones when it comes to mixing and matching bridal party outfits. From soft sage to dusty blue to classic navy, you'll be sure to find a color (or colors!) to suit your bridal style.

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Best Rompers: Leila Rose Studio Rompers

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These sweet and soft rompers are not only stylish, but they offer a little more coverage and security when walking around than a typical getting ready robe.

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

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These shorts and tee sets are ideal for a warm-weather wedding. The sophisticated notched collar and a pretty blushing flower pattern sets it apart from the crowd.

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For a Spring Wedding: Life Simple Design Floral Bridal Party Rompers

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These floral jumpsuit rompers are just perfect for a spring wedding. They're super comfy too—your 'maids will be thrilled.

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For a Destination Wedding: Piyama Palm Tree Set

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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 palm trees.

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Most Comfortable: Piyama Pandora Hydrangea Shirts

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

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

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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.

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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.

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Most Sexy: Show Me Your Mumu Swiss Dot Romper

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Your bridal party wants to feel and look good on the morning of the big day, especially if you're planning on taking getting ready photos, so consider a sweet and sexy style like this frilly swiss dot romper.

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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 set that boasts piping of contrasting color as well as the option to monogram the shirt pocket.

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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 also insanely soft and comes in a range of sizes from small to plus.

Shopping FAQs

Looking for the perfect alternative to bridal party robes? We've answered three common questions brides have about shopping for getting ready outfits that aren't robes.

  • Do bridesmaids need getting ready outfits? While it's definitely not a required item for your wedding day, coordinating getting ready outfits make for an extra special touch and look great in photos.
  • What are some alternatives to getting ready robes? Some great alternatives to bridesmaid robes are rompers, pajama sets, over-sized shirts, flannels, and dresses.
  • Does the bride buy the getting ready outfit? Typically the bride gifts her bridesmaids a getting ready out. Not only will your bridesmaids appreciate them while they're getting their hair and makeup done, it's also a nice way to thank your bridal party. If buying bridesmaids outfits for your whole bridal party isn't within your budget, you should check with your bridesmaids to make sure that they feel comfortable covering the cost.

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