17 Best Bridal Separates Sets for Every Style

Chic combos for every type of wedding

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Out of all the wedding dress styles and silhouettes, bridal separates sets are undeniably the most fun and versatile. Whether you're mixing and matching an embellished crop top with a structured skirt or opting for a chic bustier and pants pairing–there's a wedding set out there to suit every style.

If you're a bohemian bride, chances are you're no stranger to a laidback crop top and skirt combination. Up the ante on your wedding day with a bridal set featuring delicate flutter sleeves and a flowing maxi skirt. For the modern bride headed to city hall, tailored pants with a silk cami and crisp blazer always make for an utterly chic wedding day look. And for the bride on a budget, we've found plenty of gorgeous and reasonably priced bridal separates sets that could easily be worn to the rehearsal dinner, ceremony, honeymoon, and beyond!

From crop tops and maxi skirts to tailored wedding suits, read on for the best bridal separates sets.

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Best Budget: Lulus White Lace Two-Piece Maxi Dress

lace crop top and skirt

Courtesy of Lulus

For boho brides on a budget, this Lulus set is a smart pick. Not only the set reasonably priced, but it looks just as stunning in photos as pricier couture styles do.

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Best for the Sexy Bride: DB Studio Lace Plus Size Top and Circle Skirt

Lace Plus Size Top and Circle Skirt

Courtesy of David's Bridal

Show off some skin and some serious leg in this sexy set from David's Bridal featuring a crop top design and a thigh-high split.

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For the the Romantic Bride: Zimmermann Pleated Blouse and Skirt

bridal set

Courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

For the bride-to-be who loves sweet details like ruffled necklines, pretty pleats, and ethereal fabrics, this set from Zimmermann is a no-brainer. Plus, this two-piece ensemble can easily be dressed up or down depending on the occasion.

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Best for the Modern Bride: Reformation Pantsuit


Courtesy of Reformation

For a city hall wedding, this two-piece pantsuit is an utterly chic choice. Follow the styling lead and pair with monochromatic accessories and an oversized hat.

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Best for the Minimalist Bride: DavieandChiyo Modern Crepe Bridal Separates

two piece

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If your personal style is more clean lines than frills, a simple bridal set is always a smart pick. This minimalist style from Etsy features a classic white cami that can easily be worn with your favorite pair of jeans long after you say "I do."

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Best for the Laidback Bride: Reformation Linen Two Piece

two piece

Courtesy of Reformation

Crafted from lighter-than-air linen, this sweet set was born to be worn to seaside nuptials. Wear yours with simple block heels and delicate personal jewelry to complete this effortlessly beachy look.

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Best for the Bohemian Bride: LoveShackFancy Lace Top and Skirt

lace top and skirt

Courtesy of LoveShackFancy

If you're a boho bride, then LoveShackFancy should absolutely be on your radar. Our favorite style from their bridal collection? This dreamy two-piece set.

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Best for the Glam Bride: JBridalStudio Beaded Top and Skirt

beaded top and skirt

Courtesy of JBridalStudio

We love the juxtaposition of an embellished top with a clean and structured skirt. If you're looking for glamour and simplicity, this beaded top and skirt offers the best of both worlds.

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Best Allover Lace: Willowby by Watters Lace Top and Skirt

Lace Top and Skirt

Courtesy of BHLDN

We love a wedding outfit crafted from allover lace and this style from BHLDN is particularly striking. Flouncy cap sleeves and a scalloped edge crop top make this set feel at once bohemian and fashion-forward.

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Best for a Formal Wedding: Halfpenny London Corset Top and Satin Skirt


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For the minimalist bride throwing a formal wedding, this top and skirt combo from Half Penny London is an elegant pairing. Pair yours with a pair of twinkling chandelier earrings.

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Best Bustier Bodice: BHLDN Calypso Set

two piece set

Courtesy of BHLDN

Undeniably sweet and eye-catching, BHLDN's 'Calypso' top and maxi skirt set, is crafted with layers of organza to create a striking textural effect. The strapless, corset bodice adds an element of sexiness to this darling wedding day look.

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Best Back: Whistles Scalloped Lace Set

3/4 sleeve crop top and skirt

Courtesy of Whistles

When it comes to finding the perfect wedding day look, keep in mind that the back of your outfit is just as important as the front–especially when it comes to photos! This unique set features an unexpected open back and is sure to stun from every angle.

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Best for a Beach Wedding: Grace Loves Lace Square Neck Crop Top and Skirt

puff sleeves crop top and skirt

Courtesy of Grace Loves Lace

No one does effortlessly chic quite like bridal brand, Grace Loves Lace. We can't envision a more romantic choice for a seaside wedding than this two-piece set. Wear yours with delicate pearl earrings and a loose, windswept bun.

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For a Destination Wedding: Charina Sarte Eyelet Set

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Courtesy of Shopbop

While this set would be right at home at a garden or backyard wedding, we can't help but picture this breezy style at a rehearsal dinner set on the beach. Wear yours with a raffia clutch and espadrilles.

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Best for a Fall Wedding: ASOS Edition Long Sleeve Lace Crop Top and Skirt

lace set

Courtesy of ASOS

While crop tops and shorter hemlines are usually more suited to summer weddings, this set from ASOS would be perfect for fall or winter nuptials. It features long sleeves and is double layered to keep you warm during the chillier months.

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Best Simple Set: Galvan Satin Top and Midi Skirt

satin set

Courtesy of Net-a-Porter

Simple but anything but boring, this silky set is an exquisite pick for the minimalist bride. Crafted from lustrous satin and cut on the bias, this pairing boasts a silhouette that's both flattering and timeless.

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For the After-Party: Lulus Lace Set

two piece

Courtesy of Lulus

From the flouncy and playful hem to the stretch knit lining, this pretty lace set is the perfect choice for your after-party look. Don't forget to pair yours with dancefloor-ready shoes.

What to Look for in Bridal Separates

Bridal separates make for a fun and fashion-forward alternative to classic wedding dresses. What's more, bridal separates are a great way to showcase your personal style and are versatile enough to be worn for everything from your wedding day look to your after-party ensemble. Even better? Bridal separates come in a wide range of styles, colors, fabrics, and silhouettes. For the bride with a bohemian sensibility, there are scores of laidback bridal sets featuring vintage-inspired lace, pretty crop tops, and effortless maxi dresses. Looking for something more modern? Two-piece pantsuits are an impossibly chic option for the bride whose aesthetic is all about clean lines and fashion-forward silhouettes. And for brides throwing a formal soiree, separates crafted from luxe fabrics like embroidered silk and lace make for an unforgettable black-tie look.

  • What are bridal separates?

    Bridal separates sets come in a range of different styles from crop tops and maxi skirts to tailored pantsuits.

  • Can I wear bridal separates instead of a wedding dress?

    Of course! Bridal separates are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to the traditional wedding dress.

  • Can I wear bridal separates as a second look?

    Absolutely! Bridal separates sets are a fun and versatile choice for a second look. Some brides opt to change into a casual bridal set for their second look while others choose to slip into a sparkly set for the reception or after party.

Why Trust Brides

Contributing writer Sophie Moore is a former fashion editor at Brides and is an expert in all things bridal attire, from couture wedding gowns to the perfect "something blue" accessory. She researches and sources the best fashion items for brides, grooms, wedding guests, wedding parties, and more.

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