What To Wear To A Cowboy Wedding

Weddings are great fun, there’s no doubt about it. But it can be a struggle to know what to wear. It is very helpful when the happy couple provide a bit of an inspiration, or even a theme, and what to wear to a cowboy wedding is a great theme! You certainly don’t have to turn up in chaps, muddy boots and an old stained hat to really pull off the cowboy look – there are a great many options out there, and some of them are incredibly glamorous.

I’m sure you’re asking questions like: What do you wear to a western wedding? What’s the right western wedding wear for mother of the bride? Can I wear cowboy boots to a wedding? So, let’s have a look together through a few ideas on what to wear to a cowboy wedding.

Dresses To Wear With Cowboy Boots To A Wedding

A Brown Cowboy Wedding Dress

brown dress with cowboy boots

Brown does not mean boring! These dresses are gorgeous, and have a unique fit – short at the front to show off those delicious boots. The crystal beading belt adds a nice bit of sparkle, and they are made from a soft chiffon fabric that flatters and suits just about any figure.

Team this dress with this cowboy hat for that relaxed yet stunning cowboy wedding look.

For a more formal look, go for this evening dress. This is a long, gothic style dress with a corset closure – perfect for a dressy wedding.

You can team it up with a crochet cowboy hat to dress it down a little, or wear it standalone.

This dress is a combination of the gothic dress and the cowboy look – it has a ruffled front to show off boots, and a lace up closure topped off with a waist cinching belt.

This dress is perfect for those formal weddings on a cowboy theme. It’s tulle over satin, for a truly glamorous look, and the beautifully embroidered bodice adds a touch of class. Topped off with a slim belt this is a truly gorgeous example of what to wear to a cowboy wedding.

These western boots are the perfect foil for any of these dresses – they are simple and classy, but with enough interesting embroidery to make them look the real deal.

A Blue Cowboy Wedding Dress

blue dress with cowboy boots

For the blue lovers among us, the Donna Morgan’s dress is the perfect wedding dress – lacy and short, with a split neckline and concealed back zipper.

Pair it with some ARIAT Women’s Heritage Western X Toe Boot for a truly classy and beautiful cowboy look. These 100% leather boots have beautiful tooling and a six row stitch pattern for that authentic feel, and the heel is high enough to really set off the dress.

If you like a more simple look, go for something like this. It is dressy enough for a wedding and oozes understated class.

Team this dress with these boots – these are still a cowboy style, but much more muted in their decoration and design.

If your tastes lean towards a bit more flair on your dresses, you could go for this dress – this is a similar sheath dress, but with a little more ruffle and frills added. It has a bodycon fit to flatter just about any figure, and the draped ruffle adds a touch of glamour.

Pair this dress with Ariat Heritage Western R Toe Boot, and you will be sure to turn heads! These boots are 100% leather, with a classic scalloped entry and some nice Western embroidery.

A Red Cowboy Wedding Dress

red dress with cowboys boots

If your coloring suits the redder shades of the palette, you should have a look at this long dress. This is a very elegant, feminine dress, with some beautiful lace patterning on the bodice and sleeves.

With this elaborate dress you will be looking for a quiet yet stylish bag, and you will find it in this shoulder tote satchel bag. This soft leather bag is not only beautiful but very useful, with different pockets inside for different things.

A pair of simple classic earrings adds the finishing touch to the outfit; these drop earrings are the perfect foil for your dress.

If you need something to throw on to keep the evening chills at bay, this wool blend coat is the perfect choice; warm and thick, yet elegant and gorgeous enough for a wedding.

Cowboy style shoes are a must, and the Durango Western Boot will fit this outfit to a tee. 100% leather, with a timeless Western style and a rustic look that will set off your embroidered dress perfectly.

Or, if you prefer a slightly more conservative look, go for something like this. A classic A Line pattern, this dress will flatter any figure with its high waist and gentle swing.

This dress is just begging to be accessorized, and teams perfectly with this vintage leather belt, which will cinch in the waist for a flattering silhouette.

Top this look off with this tote bag in wine red, which will be the perfect place to keep your phone, camera, make up and other bits and bobs – and it looks incredibly stylish and classy to boot.

Small drop earrings are the perfect partner to this dress, and the Merdia Charming Earrings are simple yet elegant. They are unobtrusive and will give the ideal finishing touch to your outfit, and the color will blend seamlessly with your dress.

For a coat to keep out the evening draughts, go for this wool coat. It is a mid weight coat which offers generous space in the sleeves and body, a good contrast to your close fitting dress.

To add a touch more “cowboy” to your wedding outfit, try this hat – it will give your outfit a whole new dimension, and the colors will blend together seamlessly.

As for shoes, you will want something with a little more bling to offset the more conservative dress – these booties are your answer. They have the classic cowboy look, with a tall 3.25” heel and attractive tooling and beading.

Nicky Ellis
Nicky has been an editor at Horses & Foals since 2017. Horses have been in her life from her earliest memories, and she learned to ride a horse when she was 5. She is a mom of three who spends all her free time with her family and friends, her mare Joy, or just sipping her favorite cup of tea.


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