What to wear for a Beach Engagement Shoot? Wear White or wear bright colored outfits? There are no clear-cut guidelines on what to wear for an engagement shoot. But here are the few things to consider: the attire you wear must go well with the theme, mood and feel of the shoot. The outfit that the couple wears will help set the mood and influence how the photographer will compose the shots, in the context of the location and available prop and accesories.