Tired Of Aso Ebi? Check Out These Alternative Wedding Guest Outfit Ideas!

Even though the bride is the centre of everyone’s attention at any wedding, wedding guest dresses matter too! If you’re looking for wedding guest gowns that are not Aso Ebi, here are 20 wedding guest outfit ideas you’re guaranteed to love!


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1. Floral strapless gown

Patterns can often be seen in various dresses to wear to a wedding, and nothing beats florals as the most timeless and flattering pattern, especially with an elegant black background.

2. Pink gown with a cape

One of the hottest wedding guest outfit ideas 2018 is dresses with a cape – the cape can be as subtle as in this lovely pink dress, but it’s still a great way to make your outfit stand out!

3. Red gown with a sequence

If you’re not afraid to overshadow the bride at the next wedding you’re invited to, go for a stunning strapless gown with a breathtaking sequence and delicate embroidery.

4. Emerald velvet dress

While most other gowns on our list are perfect wedding guest dresses for summer, this velvet gown with sleeves and pearls can be a great choice for a beautiful winter wedding.

5. Blue asymmetric dress

This streamlined and understated blue dress with a high slit would be a great gown for a wedding on its own, but the asymmetric belt detail elevates this look to truly high fashion.

6. Black jumpsuit

One of the boldest wedding guest outfit ideas in Nigeria we’ve seen lately is wearing trousers and jumpsuits to the event. The V-neck and the ruffled detailing are what makes this whole look!

7. Pink lace gown

Wondering how to make an already cute pink lace dress for wedding guest more fashionable? Simply add the cold shoulder detailing that Nigeria is currently going crazy about!

8. Short strapless dress

Looking for the best outfit for wedding that takes place on a hot summer day? Dare to wear this blush pink mini strapless dress and accessorize with some eye-catching jewelry!

9. Purple jumpsuit

Another gorgeous wedding guest outfit idea for someone who is not afraid to take fashion risks is a purple jumpsuit. The secret to making it look absolutely gorgeous is to make sure it fits you flawlessly!

10. Pink and white dress

You don’t always need to go for the most elaborate and expensive-looking design for a wedding guest look to make the impression – sometimes even the most understated dress does the trick!

11. Peach strapless dress

Often the wedding guest outfits of Nigerian ladies look like true works of art, and this peach-coloured strapless dress with pleating and asymmetric neckline is definitely among them!

12. Gold lace dress

Combine the traditional Nigerian wedding fabric, lace, with the fashion-forward design and beautiful metallic shoes and clutch to create a winning wedding guest look.

13. Strapless white and gold dress

Highlight your hourglass figure and exquisite taste in clothing by picking a white strapless gown with gold accents and a golden belt to make your curves truly stand out.

14. Red gown with lace

If your taste in wedding guest outfits shifts towards classic designs, but you still want to look special, pair two fabrics in your dress, making the stunning red lace the star of the look.

15. Red trouser suit

Another fantastic wedding guest outfit option for a daring fashionista is a red trouser suit that you can pair with a lace top for an even more head-turning look!

16. Peach and silver gown with a fringe

Fringe is a great choice for a wedding guest dress for two reasons: first, it looks fashionable and trendy, and second, a fringe dress is super fun to dance in all night long!

17. Pink floral gown

Another floral gown and another breathtaking wedding guest style! The marvellous floral pattern of the dress and the subtle sequence are the two things that put this look on the next level of fashion.

18. Embellished bodycon dress

If you want to keep the cut of the dress fairly simple but still want to stand out in your gown, pick the right fabric – for example, add two-toned metallic beads and wear matching jewelry.

19. Black satin dress

There’s nothing wrong with going for the classic black colour for your wedding guest look, but to keep things more interesting you can go for a mullet dress design.

20. Rose gold dress

Go with the trends and pick one of the hottest colours of the season for your look as a wedding guest! Rose gold looks fabulous with any complexion and is a great choice for an elegant wedding.


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My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 2-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!