Looking good in your engagement photos is just as important as looking good on your wedding. Whatever theme you may be having for your engagement pictorials, there are just timeless pieces and designs that must be part of your photoshoot wardrobe. Don’t miss out on these fashion must-haves for your photoshoots to capture the breathtaking and simply beautiful you in your engagement photos.
30+ Amazing Pieces to Wear For Your Breathtaking Engagement Photos
Choose From These Beautiful Fashion Pieces to Look Stunning in Your Engagement Photos!
If you can visit our house in Illinois, you’ll see one wall of the house covered with tiny Polaroid pictures in various different frames. Most of those are our engagement photos, taken in the Polaroid camera my dad passed on to me years before. I loved vintage stuff, so automatically the Polaroid photos had to be there. A bit grainy though the pictures may look like, it doesn’t hide the fact that my husband and I hit it right in the wardrobe department. Now, those beautifully taken pictures grace our walls everyday.
Just like your wedding photos, your engagement photos must be timeless and captivating. It must still reflect your love and chemistry with your fiancé even though years may pass. One way to do that? You just have to look gorgeous, and it’s very simple.
Just choose from these awesome engagement photo wardrobe ideas and you’ll have the perfect photos you will cherish for life.
One way to look absolutely fabulous in your engagement photos is to wear something that enhances your figure. A-line dresses can help you do just that. Experiment with different colors and patterns that suit you for a picture-perfect result.
Blousons made of light material such as rayon challis or cotton voile emphasize your femininity. They are comfortable to wear, too. Choose pastel colors to help make the photo softer and gentler.
Pleated chiffon dresses make the perfect engagement photo dress. They are soft and very light to wear. A piece like this sleeveless chiffon dress has a simple yet elegant design that will surely make you look sophisticated in your photos.
You can never go wrong with floral printed dresses, even if you hold your shoot during the winter, spring, or any other season. A long flowing dress such as this one works well with floral prints, but short dresses are perfect, as well.
Bold stripes, thin stripes, vertical stripes, horizontal stripes — you take your pick. They will make your engagement photos very memorable. You must be careful, though, as stripe patterned dresses are sort of hit-or-miss for a lot of people. Choose what flatters your figure best.
Cute and dainty sun dresses will absolutely make you lovely in your engagement photos. A bit of playfulness and softness is a great touch to any lover’s photo.
Lace dresses communicate sexiness and softness. What more could you want in an engagement photo dress? Partnered with any cloth, lace works brilliantly to bring out the sexy beautiful bride-to-be in you.
What could be more flattering than an off-shoulder dress? Show your soft and elegant side with a charming off-shoulder dress such as this one. You can also pair it off with a nice flower crown for an ultimate fairy-like look.
Bring out the bold and daring in you with a strapless bodycon dress. Pair it up with a bold-colored statement belt, and voila! You have the perfect engagement photo dress.
10. T-shirt Dress
You would think you’d have to wear a fancy dress to an engagement photo shoot. Not really. A simple yet fashionable t-shirt dress will do. Glam up with a cotton t-shirt dress such as this one, and freely enjoy your shoot with your hubby.
11. Comfy T-shirt
Here’s a unique way to dress up (or is it dress down?) for your engagement photos. Yes, a plain comfy printed t-shirt. Enjoy a more personal and cozy shoot with your favorite shirt and pajamas.
Have fun in an outdoor photo shoot with your husband-to-be with a nice warm patterned cardigan over a cute little lace dress and stockings. Sexy and chic yet cute at the same time, this is one nice engagement photo shoot fashion piece you’ll adore.
13. Leather Jacket
Bring out the cool and edgy look in your engagement photos with an awesome leather jacket. Pair it up with a blouse or a dress and have that sleek rider-chick look.
14. Cute Tulle Skirt
Look cute and fairy-like in your engagement photos with an adorable tulle skirt. Wear it with a tight-fitting patterned top and look like an absolutely gorgeous Tinkerbell with your sweetheart.
15. Airy Maxi Skirt
Look stunning in this long and flowing maxi skirt for your engagement photos. Maxi skirts are perfect for outdoor shoots. Imagine the wind blowing, your skirt flapping, and you in the loving arms of your beau.
16. Open Toe Heels
Wear this awesome turquoise open-toe high heels in your engagement photo shoot and pose like a star on the streets. You can pair it up with your favorite dress and I guarantee you’ll look awesome.
17. Peep Toe Heels
What could be a more appropriate footwear for an engagement photo shoot than a gorgeous peep toe? Glam up your feet for a sexy and elegant shoot with shoes that complement the colors of your dress.
18. Nude Pumps
This gorgeous nude pump from Christian Louboutin is definitely a perfect pair for any outfit. It will go a long way. You can pair it up with a dress, a skirt, or a pair of jeans, and you’ll still look awesome.
19. Fun Flip Flops
Flip-flops are a great choice of footwear especially if you are doing the shoot during summer. But don’t limit yourself with plain ordinary flip flops. Be creative and personalize them or buy ready-made fashionable ones online. And if you’re not fond of flip flops, be carefree and adventurous with a nice and sturdy set of thong sandals.
Bangles look awesome as an accessory for photo shoots. They are simple yet elegant and works perfectly with most dresses and clothes.
If you want an accessory that would make a good accent for your get-up in your engagement photos, metal cuff bracelets are a brilliant choice. They are bold and stylish, and can come in different designs.
Get fancy and load up on charms for your engagement photos with beautiful charm bracelet like this Gold 925 Silver Charm Pandora Bracelet. The good thing about charm bracelets is that they can be cute and elegant at the same time. You can also make your own using various different beads and charms.
Statement bib necklaces are a risque choice, but if chosen perfectly, it will bring out more excitement and detail to your engagement photos. Choose any pattern, design, or color that fits you.
Look stunning in your engagement photos with an elegant statement choker necklace that will flatter your neck and collarbone. Chokers work best with dresses that have low necklines, so pair it up with your tube tops and off-shoulder dresses for a classy look.
Depending on the material used, layered chain necklaces can be a versatile addition to your engagement photo get-up. Whether you partner them with casual clothes or a nice dress, they would still give that perfect glitz to your photos.
If you want something eye-catching for your engagement photos, then a beautiful pair of chandelier earrings is perfect for you. Chandelier earrings have so many designs and styles, so you won’t have a problem looking for one that will suit your look for the day.
27. Artsy Ear Cuffs
Here’s one unconventional engagement photo accessory that you won’t expect to work beautifully. Ear cuffs come in different styles. You can use chic and grungy ear cuffs, or elegant and intricate ones like this Victorian Ear Cuff.
28. Drop Earrings
If you want to balance simplicity and elegant boldness, then you can use a nice pair of drop earrings like this Malee’s Fancy Baroque Imitation Pearl Drop Earrings. Pearls and gemstones are usually used for this kind of earrings, but the ones made of intricately melded metals or plain beads also work beautifully.
Forget plain headbands and use hair crowns instead. Jewel-studded metal crowns are perfect if you want to look like a beautiful chic princess in your engagement photos.
30. Hair Chain
Like hair crowns, you can also use hair chains as an accessory to glam up your look. They will provide a unique and interesting detail to your overall fashion.
31. Flower Crown
Headbands and jewelry crowns are awesome hair accessories, but when it comes to bringing out the magic in your engagement photos, flower crowns are the best choice. You can make your own flower crown or buy them here.
Want to see more ideas on what to wear for your engagement photos? Watch this video from Style Me Pretty.
Awesome, aren’t they? These fashion ideas will definitely help make you look stunning in your engagement photos. Try to experiment and mix-and-match the pieces that suit you the most and will bring out the goddess in you. But remember, whatever you wear, as long as you are happy and in love, any photo with you and the love of your life will shine.
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