What to wear to your Best Friend’s Engagement or Roka!


If your BFF is getting engaged, the pressure is totally on! What to wear to look sanskari, hot, sizzling and still not overshadow the bride-to-be (which a carnal sin) can be a tough choice to make! After all, the dulhan ki special friend always seems to attract a lot of eyeballs, so the outfit has to be that stunning too!


If you are totally clueless about what to wear for your BFF’s engagement, don’t worry because we’ve done the research for you – from the currently trending to the timeless pieces, we’ve got tons of inspo for you! Have a look below:


1. Sharara with mirror work:


Image Source  – Through the barrel


Heavily embroidered, this mirror work sharara will make you stand out and how! Blow dry your hair, put on the retro sunglasses and wear those pretty jhumkas, we swear, all eyes will be on you, girl!


2. Co-ordinated crop top and lehenga skirt:


Designer – Mogra


Designer – Masaba Gupta


Weather you decide to wear the beige-and-red floral print number or the fuschia pink off-shoulder top and lehenga skirt; either will make you look all cheery, bright and festive! Pair it with a killer pair of heels, put on a bright lipstick and don’t forget to flash your brightest smile for all those selfies!


3. A chiffon saree:

Designer – Sabyasachi Mukherjee


You can never go wrong with a sari and this one seems to be our current favourite. This starry drape is perfect for the bride-to-be’s best friend. Just pair it with a shimmery blouse, belt it up, put on some really cool shades and you are ready to rock the party!

4. The Satin saga:


Image Source – Shyamal and Bhumika


Love sarees a little too much? Well, we do too and this satin saree with it’s the curled sheer fabric on the border is all you need for your bestie’s roka function. It’s delicate fabric, glamorous colour and the feminine appeal is just as stylish as it can get. Match it up with some soft curls, pretty juttis and a pair of silver chandbalis and you are all set for the party.


5. A stunning gown:


Designer – Anita Dongre

Image Source – Photographia9

This Weddingz.in pick Anita Dongre stunner is perfect to wear to your bestie’s engagement party. It’ll definitely make you stand. Blow dried hair, dainty earrings, and a gorgeous clutch is all that you need to rock this ensemble.

6. Mix-matching with a maxi skirt:


Designer – Shyamal and Bhumika


Shirt – Zara

Skirt – Mahima Mahajan


Modern, contemporary & fun, these maxi skirts mixed and matched with tops or shirts are fabolous! Slip into your most comfy pair of shoes, put on a statement necklace and get ready to grab all eyeballs at the engagement party. 

7. Dhoti pants:



Designer – Nishka Lulla


Designer – Anoli Shah


Designer – Monika Nidhii


For a chic and offbeat look, slip into these anarkali kurta and dhoti sets. The subtle colours and the delicate zari & embroidery work on it, makes it perfect for your bestie’s summer-roka. Pair it with matching juttis and don’t forget to wear those oversized sunnies if it’s an afternoon function.


8. The pastel affair:



Designer – Anita Dongre


Image Source – Shyamal and Bhumika

When in doubt, go for the pastel-hue for summer affairs! For her big night, nothing’s better than a sheer pastel saree paired with a gorgeous blouse. What we love most about these sarees is that they are just so fuss free and exactly what we need in this scorching heat. Just pair it with some statement jewellry and you are all set to go!


9. Anarkali:


Outfit – Anita Dongre


Designer – JADE by Monica and Karishma


Designer – Samir Dugal


Elegant and sophisticated, these anarkalis are on the top of our lust list for all the summer wedding-affairs. They’ll bring out the delicate and dreamy look for your BFF’s engagement. Just leave your hair open and pair it with delicate earrings!


10. Lehenga:


Well, if your heart’s set on a lehenga itself, then we say go for these Weddingz.in picks:


Image Source – Anoop Padalkar  


This Chamee and Palak uber-chic pastel lehenga, comprising of a pastel blue skirt paired with a heavily embellished bodice is a stunner. What we love most about it is the tassels in the bodice. Isn’t it something?




Image Source – Gautam Khullar

This Ritu Kumar zari hand embroidered coral lehenga, made using the soft silk dupion as the fabric,makes for a perfect outfit for the bride-to-be’s BFF.


We don’t say go buy all these designer pieces for your friend’s engagement, because let’s face it we don’t have an endless trust fund in our names. What we do suggest though is, you can take inspiration from these and have your own spin on the ensembles!

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