Stylish Courthouse Wedding Outfits For 2021

and accessories too!

Let’s talk about courthouse wedding outfits. Traditionally speaking, these wedding day looks have typically skewed the more minimal side of things, but it’s 2021, y’all. After the last year, all rules are out the window, and designers have made some big (and small) adjustments to the classic courthouse wedding silhouette. While minimal styles are still in vogue in 2021, subtle bells and whistles have been added to these looks from years past. I’m talking bows, pearls and a change-up in necklines (super plunge and more modest boat neck styles).

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Courthouse Wedding Outfit Inspiration

When it comes to nailing down your dream courthouse wedding outfit, don’t be afraid to get creative—with your outfit and how you find it. When I think of stunning (and practical) courthouse wedding outfits, Georgia’s pink suit from H&M is the first thing that comes to mind for me. It’s still a classic look but that faint shade of pink is everything! Not to mention, it’s a killer bridal look that won’t break the bank. We could all use that type of inspiration, right?

Speaking of getting inspired, I’m really loving the way wedding outfits are being accessorized right now. It’s like monochromatic excess, in a good way. In previous years we’ve seen the super colorful and over-the-top wedding accessories burst onto the scene (and if you’ve been on APW for any time you know that we’re typically the ‘more is more’ type of crew), but this wedding trend has been super refreshing to see. The monochromatic layers upon layers of material like different transparent and opaque fabrics, beads, and other sparkly accouterments are what set the tone for me.

So, I’ve scoured the internet to pull some of our favorite courthouse wedding outfits (accessories included), from the usual suspects like BHLDN and David’s Bridal as well as independent designers on Etsy and some trendy retailers across the web. And y’all, there are so many options in all styles. Let’s get to it!

2021 Courthouse Wedding Outfits

women's white pantsuit courthouse wedding outfit

Relaxed Leg Plus Size Satin Suit via David’s Bridal

Va-va-voom! Talk about bringing a bit of classic with a little bit of sexy to the courthouse wedding outfit look.

silver sequin courthouse wedding outfit

ASOS EDITION Sleeveless Midi Shift Dress in Linear Sequin 

A dress fit for your city hall wedding and the after-party. We love a double-duty frock!

tea length white dress

Sleeveless Mikado Fit & Flare Dress by Adrianna Papell

OK, I might be totally biased on this one because I’ve worn the same dress in black and absolutely loved the fit and look. Should I mention that it has pockets?

plus size wedding gown

Lilo Back Drape Gown Plus Size by Tadashi Shoji 

File this under: Softly Pleated Masterpiece.

linen dress

100% Linen Dress via Mango

Does anything scream more “California Casual” than a linen ‘fit? Wear this courthouse wedding outfit to your nuptials and beyond!

white suit set

Aisle Be There Blazer and Pants via ModCloth

If your vibe is a little retro and a lot of fun this is for you.

tea length dress with statement bow

Amsale Willow Bow Dress via BHLDN 

This took the statement bow of my childhood but made it fashion. Not mad at it!

simple wedding separates

City Hall Wedding Set by Unona Shop via Etsy

How effortless and chic is this separate set? Minimalism at its finest.

white blazer and pants courthouse wedding outfit

Esteli Blazer and Alanya Pants via Artizia

Are you loving this elongated wrap blazer? Because I sure am, so chic!

plus size sleeved wedding dress

Custom White Wrap Plus Size Wedding Dress with Pockets by Creative Lab Tailoring via Etsy

Hollywood glam with pockets!

short white wedding dress

BHLDN Caton Dress via Anthropologie 

Statement sleeves and earrings are here to stay, my friends.

dotted tea length white dress

Dot Chiffon Dress via Eloquii

Remember when I was talking about monochromatic details? This dot chiffon dress nails it.

flutter sleeve courthouse wedding outfit

Adele Tea Length Dress by Noire Brand via Etsy

Easy, breezy is the name of the game for this flutter sleeve stunner.

classic off-white courthouse wedding outfit

The Willow Textured Suiting Set by M.M. LaFleur

This ‘fit is giving me Diane Keaton vibes in the best of ways.

jumpsuit dress

Kay Unger New York Sophie Walk-Thru Jumpsuit via Neiman Marcus

Is it a jumpsuit? A dress? It’s both! And another option that comes fully equipped with pockets :)

woman wearing fit and flare white dress

Into the Spotlight Fit and Flare Dress via ModCloth

If you’re looking to achieve the retro courthouse wedding outfit vibe, add this fit and flare number to your cart ASAP.

short pearl courthouse wedding outfit

Forever That Girl Ainsley Dress via Anthropologie

All the trends, all at once! Statement sleeves, pearls, and non-traditional booties are really working well together here.

one shoulder jumpsuit

Flutter One Shoulder Jumpsuit by Adrianna Papell

I said it before and I’ll say it again, the look and feel of Adrianna Papell designs don’t disappoint. Speaking from experience, the fit and the style are A+ and this jumpsuit does not fall short of that.

Courthouse Wedding Accessory Ideas

The Mae Earrings by The Vintage Royalty

These earrings, though. Y’all… The Vintage Royalty did not come to play with their new wedding accessory line. You can’t even tell me you don’t want to order each and every one of them. Loving the Mae and the Luna. *heart eyes*

birdcage veil headband

Triple Rosette with Veil by Jennifer Behr

A simple-but-statement modern twist on a classic “something old” style.

Rose Quartz Evening Bag by Lele Sadoughi via Rent The Runway

You’ll need your I.D. when you run off to your courthouse wedding, and this statement bag is where it should live. Who even needs a bouquet?

sheer bootie to match courthouse wedding outfit

Linea Paolo Vida Bootie via Nordstrom

Please someone rock these booties with literally any of the courthouse wedding outfits above. Please. I’m begging.

Beaded Embellished Mask by Evening Room via Etsy

We’re going to the chapel, and we still need our masks… so make it fashion.

Amour Engravable Necklace by BaubleBar via Anthropologie

Personalized everything is having a moment, and these necklaces are the perfect subtle way to carry beau close to your heart on wedding day and beyond.

Are you running off to the courthouse, APW? Have you already bought an outfit (or two)? Show us. We love playing dress-up with you. 

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