What to wear to quinceanera parties

Deciding what to wear to quinceanera parties can seem quite difficult. Especially if you have never been to a quinceanera party. Luckily you have arrived on the right page cause here you can find all advise on how to dress for a quinceanera! We give you party dress ideas and inspire you with pictures of quinceanera outfits. Apply these tips and you will look incredible on your upcoming quinceanera event! 


Kim looks stunning in this chic little black dress! This elegant dress is the perfect quinceanera outfit.

  • Shoes: Christian Louboutin
  • Earrings: Michael Kors
  • Clutch: Anya Hindmarch
  • Nail polish: Essie, fiji

What is a quinceanera party?

A quinceanera party is the celebration of a girls fifteenth birthday. This party is celebrated  by people from most Latin American countries where it symbolizes the transition from childhood to womanhood. It is comparable to a sweet sixteen party.

What to wear to quinceanera parties

  • To a quinceanera you don't dress the same as you would dress to an average birthday party. It's an event to dress up for! Keep your outfit appropriate for the church ceremony, and do not choose a dress that is too revealing. Go for a cocktail gown that doesn't show too much cleavage. For the church ceremony you might combine your dress with a fitted blazer that you can take off during the party where you can show more skin. You can also wear a stylish pencil skirt with a cute top to show off your hips and waist. Play with textures or patterns.
  • For the dance and reception your can show off more. Since this is a quinceanera go for something special! Wear a stunning cocktail gown and combine it with high heels. Teenage girls who want to dance a lot can also choose to wear cute ballerina's or wedges under their party dress.
  • Don't overdo it. The quinceanera should not be outshined by your appearance. 
  • As accessories you can wear a small evening bag in a color that matches with your gown. Bright up your outfit with jewels. Wear stunning earrings with a bangle or go for a striking necklace with smaller or no earrings. make sure if you wear a necklace that it doesn't compete with the neckline of your gown.
  • Last but not least take care of yourself. Putting some effort to your hair and makeup completes your look and makes you look gorgeous on your upcoming quinceanera party! Go for a more natural look during daily events. In the evening your makeup can be more dramatic.

Some gorgeous examples of quinceanera outfits

Olivia Palermo's shows what to wear to quinceanera parties that include a ceremony in the church. A blazer can make you appear more modest for the church while in the evening you can take it off to show your dress for a sexier look during the party.

  • Shoes: Zara
  • Nail polish: Essie, geranium
  • Clutch: Lyst
  • Bracelet: Cara Accessories

This soft and elegant green dress looks good on Camilla Belle's skin color. The dress is simple and loose and with the right accessories it will gives a refined look for a quinceanera party.

  • Earrings: Talulla tu
  • Clutch: Michael Kors
  • Bangle: Blu Bijoux
  • Shoes: Christian Louboutin

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