16 Rehearsal Dinner Outfits If You Don't Want to Wear a Dress

These unique bridal jumpsuits and rompers are sure to wow.
Rehersal dinner jumpsuits and rompers
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Sarah Hanlon
sarah hanlon entertainment and celebrity editor the knot
Sarah Hanlon
Entertainment & Celebrity Editor
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  • Sarah has a degree in journalism and resides in New York City.
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Looking for a knockout rehearsal dinner outfit for the night before your wedding? You've come to the right place. You don't have to wear a white dress to your rehearsal dinner if that's not fit to your style. In fact, you don't even have to wear a dress if you don't want to. Plenty of brides use this pre-wedding event to wear something completely unexpected, like a bold color or an of-the-moment trend. There are no rules when it comes to wedding fashion, so take this chance to wear something you absolutely love.

From white jumpsuits to floral rompers, we've rounded up our favorite rehearsal dinner outfit ideas for every bride. No matter your style, browse our top picks below to find inspiration for your look. And if you fall in love with any of these bridal jumpsuits, rompers or matching sets, you can buy it on the spot. Whether you opt for a structured suit or a bright jumpsuit, you'll stun as the bride-to-be.

High halter neckline ivory jumpsuit

You'll look like a vision in this wide-leg ivory jumpsuit. The high neckline brings an element of sophistication while the wide pant legs (and pockets) add a youthful flair.

Julia Jordan halter wide leg jumpsuit in Ivory, $139, Nordstrom.com

White sequin jumpsuit

Calling all fashionistas: This white rehearsal dinner jumpsuit is guaranteed to wow. There are sequins woven throughout the fabric, so you'll be the center of attention all night (as you should be).

Sachin & Babi Somers jumpsuit in Ivory, $398, Anthropologie.com

Taupe jumpsuit with sequin bodice

If you want all eyes on you, wear a striking ensemble with lots of sequins. Enter, this shimmering jumpsuit. The dazzling bodice offers just enough sparkle, while the taupe-colored pants serve as a fresh alternative to a white rehearsal dinner jumpsuit.

Maya Plus v-neck delicate sequin jumpsuit with palazzo leg in Taupe Blush, $155, ASOS.com

White bell sleeve sweater
white tiered dot mesh skirt

Perhaps a skirt-and-blouse combo is more your style. This white sweater is modernized with trendy bell sleeves. When tucked into this tiered white midi skirt, you'll be a glowing bride-to-be.

Rachel Parcell exaggerated bell sleeve sweater in Ivory Cloud, $89, Nordstrom.com; Rachel Parcell tiered dot mesh skirt in Ivory Cloud, $119, Nordstrom.com

White jumpsuit with high-neck lace bodice

This romantic rehearsal dinner outfit is a must for fashion-forward brides. The lace high-neck bodice is complemented with structured white pants and a belt to complete the look.

Misha Collection Josie pantsuit in Ivory, $340, Shopbop.com

White halter romper

Hosting a rehearsal dinner in the middle of summer? You might want to wear a chic bridal romper to fit the seasonality of your event. This high-neck romper features a frilled skirt over shorts, meaning you'll be as trendy as you are comfortable. Yes, please!

Alice + Olivia Sicily halter romper in Off White, $171, SaksFifthAvenue.com

White satin camisole
white tapered trousers

Who says you can't wear pants the night before your wedding? These slim tapered bottoms pair perfectly with a simple satin camisole to create a chic outfit for your pre-wedding soirée.

ASOS DESIGN satin cami in Ivory, $24, ASOS.com; ASOS EDITION slim tapered wedding pants in Ivory, $103, ASOS.com

White jumpsuit with flutter one-sleeve

This one-sleeve bridal jumpsuit brings just enough excitement to an otherwise classic silhouette. The fluttered hemline makes this a must for brides wanting a romantic look.

Adrianna Pappell flutter one-shoulder jumpsuit in Ivory, $219, CoEdition.com

White jumpsuit with flutter halter neckline

This chic rehearsal dinner outfit features a halter neckline that's enhanced with an airy, fluttered fabric. Paired with wide pant legs, this bridal jumpsuit would be stunning for any pre-wedding event.

ML Monique Lhuillier ruffle jumpsuit in White, $75 for a 4-day rental, RenttheRunway.com

White structured blazer
High-waisted belted trousers

Business professional style meets wedding fashion with this blazer and high-waisted trouser set. The structured jacket pairs perfectly the belted pants to create a trendy rehearsal dinner outfit for any bride.

ELOQUII kiss front blazer in White, $110, ELOQUII.com; ELOQUII high waisted trouser with belt in White, $80, ELOQUII.com

White strapless jumpsuit with feathered neckline

Brides who want to make a statement will be smitten with this sleek jumpsuit. The strapless neckline is accented with airy feathers, so you'll be the center of attention all night. (As you should be!)

Saylor Janae jumpsuit in Ivory, $295, Anthropologie.com

White belted jumpsuit with sheer mesh neckline

Preppy brides will want to consider wearing this stylish rehearsal dinner outfit. The sheer cap-sleeve bodice features playful dot details, while the belt allows you to customize the shape of the bridal jumpsuit.

CeCe flock dot detail short sleeve jumpsuit in Soft Ecru, $149, Nordstrom.com

White tuxedo jumpsuit

Looking for another rehearsal dinner dress alternative? Go for a chic tuxedo. This structured jumpsuit from David's Bridal is an excellent option for brides who like to make their own style rules.

Adrianna Papell wrap-front tuxedo jumpsuit with satin sash in Ivory, $160, DavidsBridal.com

Sabina Musayev Doni Jumpsuit

Your guests won't be able to take their eyes off this flashy metallic jumpsuit. The unique fabric is an unexpected option, making it perfect for brides who like to challenge tradition. With a plunging neckline and cinched waistline, you'll feel like a vision in this bold rehearsal dinner outfit.

Sabina Musayev Doni Jumpsuit, $430, REVOLVE.com

Red halter jumpsuit with keyhole neckline

Your rehearsal dinner is a great opportunity to wear a bright color if that's more your style. This red jumpsuit will wow your guests, and it'll make you feel as confident as ever.

Buxom Couture Show a Little Skin slit jumpsuit, $48, CoEdition.com

Ivory floral jumpsuit

If florals are more than just for spring, this printed jumpsuit is a must. The ivory fabric still offers bridal vibes, while the playful print is perfect for brides who want to have a little fun with their rehearsal dinner outfit.

Hope & Ivy open back frilly jumpsuit in All Over Floral Print, $135, ASOS.com

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