8 Upscale Engagement Party Outfits

By Published On: March 28, 2024

An engagement party is the first time you step out as a bride and your first pre-wedding event since saying “Yes.” While you should wear something that is your style and makes you feel comfortable, your outfit should also complement the venue. And while most brides wear white, it is not necessary. Whether you are having your engagement party at a waterfront venue, a fancy restaurant, a vineyard, or country club, here are eight upscale engagement party outfits you can wear.

8 Upscale Engagement Party Outfits

When searching for the perfect outfit, look for luxurious fabrics as well as romantic detailing to help you stand out from the crowd! Experiment with your style and then take it to the next level. When you look fabulous, you will feel fabulous.

Aje Arista Tulip Sleeve Midi Dress

An elegant dress with a fitted bodice, floating sleeves and extended sleeve ribbons will have you stand out at your party. The full skirt will help add some drama. While white is a good choice, the dress also comes in pink and a white and pink floral print! Whatever color/print you choose will work for an upscale engagement party!

Price: $595

Meshki PAXTON Pearl Beaded Mini Dress

Make a statement at your engagement party with this pearl-beaded mini dress from Paxton. This dress is alluring and intricate with the beadwork and flattering bodycon silhouette to help show off your natural curves. The straight neckline with the bolero detail sleeves screams chic. The dress is mesh-lined for a comfy fit.

Price: $285

V Chapman Betty Midi Dress

The Betty Dress is so elegant with a gorgeous chantilly lace fabric and a midi hemline. The fitted silhouette, strapless corset bodice and back slit are the perfect chic dress for your engagement party.

Price: $645

Sachin & Babi Embellished Darcy Top

Wearing a dress for your engagement party isn’t necessary. If you want to wear a top with a skirt or pants, that is completely fine! This embellished crop top is gorgeous with impressive rhinestone details. The top pairs nicely with the Leighton skirt or the Rowen pants. Whichever one you choose will give off a polished look.

Price: $695

Reformation Maves Dress

This gorgeous silk mini-dress makes for a great party dress for a night of mingling and dancing. It features a fitted silhouette with a structured fluid neckline. The Maves dress is also made from 60% sustainably sourced wood pulp and 40% repurposed waste for a smaller carbon footprint. It also comes in black and red if you aren’t feeling the champagne-colored dress.

Price: $298

Bridal by ELOQUII Corseted Tiered Dress

Twirl into your engagement party with this tiered ruffle dress from Bridal by ELOQUII. The dress comes in this beautiful floral print or go for the all-white option for a classic bridal look. The fitted bodice offers extra support with underwire and boning. ELOQUII offers many more elegant, plus-size engagement party dresses!

Price: $159

Callahan Sami Dress

While white is the most popular color to wear as a bride to all of your bridal events, it is not necessary. If you don’t want to wear white, wear blush instead, like this dress by Callahan. It’s a soft blush with a sateen finish that still offers a very bridal feel to it. The dress is super flattering with a wrap style-inspired silhouette, making it great for all body types.

Price: $198

Lilysilk Vivi Knit Dress

The Vivi knit dress is made from luxurious silk knit yarn that creates a stretchable fabric with a luminous finish. The pleated rib-knit skirt creates a graceful silhouette while the off-the-shoulder neckline adds some excitement to your look.

Price: $259

No matter where your upscale engagement party is taking place, pick and wear an outfit you feel your best in. While most wear white, don’t feel the need to wear that color. Many of the above 8 upscale engagement party outfits come in other colors, so there are so many options. Pick a color you know you look good in. Since this is your first event as a bride, you want to look and feel confident and also stand out!

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