Stressed about your wedding outfit? Tired of looking for your perfect bridal wear among the tons of available options? Well, then you are definitely at the right place because we are here to help you with it!
Choosing the right wedding outfit would definitely give you that necessary push to grab the limelight on your special day. Deciding on your bridal lehengas is just like deciding for your future because you are surely going to get multiple pictures clicked to remember this precious moment of your life. And who wants to look ordinary when you can just simply look stunning?
To achieve your dream wedding look we at Shaandaar Events have curated a guide for everything you need to know before selecting your Bridal lehenga!
DESIGNS TO DROOL OVER THIS WEDDING SEASON 2021
For wedding seasons nothing beats the good old bright and dark shades of bridal lehengas. Certainly, there are many conventional and offbeat colours that are dominating this year’s bridal lehenga choices. Some colour choices are listed to choose from according to the look the bride is going for.
Traditional bride’s favourite:
- Burnt Orange
For a strong royal look:
- Royal Blue
- Emerald Green
PASTELS ARE THE WAY TO GO!
Pastels have always been around in the wedding scenario and we won’t be wrong if we say that pastels are again making everyone swoon over them this year. Pastels definitely give off a subtle but chic look to the bride on her wedding day. The colours which are dominating the pastel trend for this year are pale dogwood, sage/mint green, Cuban sand, sky, and surprisingly warm gray. Celebs like Gauahar Khan, Niti Taylor, and Neha Kakkar were spotted following this trend for their wedding season.
As offbeat as it may sound, the looks are definitely outstanding and drool-worthy. Earthy tones are calming and eye-pleasing, many brides nowadays are shifting from the right colour palettes to lighter ones for the wedding. These include shades of brown, grey, whites, green etc. Tan bridal lehengas are the new wave for this season. Designers like Anita Dogra and Sania Maskatiya possess a great collection for this trend.
DOUBLE DUPATTAS? YES PLEASE
Double dupattas give exquisite traditional charm to the brides. This also helps to break the monotonous look with contrasting dupatta. Designer Manish Malhotra himself gave a big green flag to this trend and said, “This year, we’ll be seeing a lot of long, trailing head veils and adding a double dupatta to most of our looks in new collections.” Actors like Anushka Sharma and Niti Taylor were also spotted wearing this trend
PLUNGING / LOW-CUT NECKLINE
Lehengas with plunging necklines are the perfect combination of tradition mixed with sexiness. Additionally, it leaves enough room for the bride to sport a heavy necklace or choker. Ace designers like Sabyasachi Mukherjee have greatly captured this perfect blend with his wide range of designs for plunging necklines.
Adding a lot more shine and shimmer to your wedding outfit with metallic shades is the trend that is taking everyone into the storm be it, Anushka Sharma, on her wedding reception day or Kiara Advani in her Wine Manish Malhotra lehenga. This versatile trend can blend with sequins, bold colours, ivory shades, glass beads and so on.
OVER THE TOP PUFF SLEEVES
This season blouses and cholis with over-the-top sleeves are the new heat in the market. Many celebs and designers are hopping on this trend. Designer duo Pankaj and Nidhi recently unveiled their collection with puff sleeve blouses.
FINE MULTICOLOURED EMBROIDERY
You can plan so much when it comes to fine multicoloured embroidery, adding some colour to your lehenga to make it look fuller. Celebrities like Kajal Aggarwal donned a bridal lehenga with superfine multi-colour embroidery for her special day. These types of lehengas give out the classy yet customary look.
SLAY IN OMBRE
Ombre can undoubtedly give a bright, vibrant, and vivid touch to your bridal lehengas. Like a gradient, the shades in the ombre usually shifts from light to dark. Fuchsia pink, lavender and peacock shades are the bride’s favourite picks for this wedding season. Designers like Natasha Dalal and Tarun Tahiliani are rooting for this trend through their designs. You can definitely say a big YASSS to this trend and honestly who wouldn’t like a pretty twirling shot in these lehengas?
ROYAL LEHENGAS TAKING YOU BACK IN TIME
Nothing screams royal and traditional more than a clean monochrome red lehenga which is without fail the greatest timeless looks. Priyanka Chopra with her Sabyasachi monochrome lehenga brought back the royal vintage look for her wedding with Nick Jonas which had us in love with the look instantly.
HINT OF GOLD
Gold is undoubtedly the king of royal colours, little or a load doesn’t matter. Wedding gowns with a hint of gold have been around for since long, no one can go wrong with a little gold for a lehenga. Crafted with utmost sincerity, these lehengas make you feel like the queen you are. These pieces bring back the older times with a blend of antiquity and modernism, a perfect fit for a big fat wedding.
Getting married in winter and want to keep yourself warm? Then velvet lehengas are the way to go. Not only do they keep you from chilly winds but also give you an elegant and royal look for your wedding. Karishma Kapoor has been spotted multiple times in velvet lehenga for various functions.
SPLASH OF COLOURS
The multicoloured lehengas are a homage to the colourful legacy of our history. The pretty thread works and elusive designs make everyone fall in love. The added colours make this look more eye-catching and make you stand out. Over the years many designers have presented a lot of multicoloured lehengas with little modifications.
The elegant and shiny look of raw silk is something else. If you are looking for something royal but still easy to carry, these raw silk lehengas are here to save you, moreover, they can be worn in different colours. The shining effect and perfect sophistication make the raw silk look stand out
DIFFERENT DESIGNS AND SILHOUETTES
Printed lehengas have been the hot favourite for brides for quite some time now. Printed lehengas can incorporate floral prints, traditional prints, “Barat” prints and a lot more as the possibilities with this design are endless. Florals have been the top pick amongst the other prints, because of their gorgeous and understated charm. You can find tons of designers including Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Manish Malhotra who have put forward their printed lehenga collection.
NET / MESH / TISSUE BRIDAL LEHENGAS
Net or mesh lehengas always make a comeback in the list of bridal trends every now and then. This lightweight fabric and beautiful design bring up the style quotient of the bride still being comfortable and fun.
Shararas have once again become big and popular. Giving off the Nawabi vibes, this bridal dress doesn’t quite literally fit in the lehenga category because of its hemstitched in the middle. Earlier it used to be worn with long kurtas whereas now shorter kurtas are paired up with these shararas. Popular Pakistani designers like Nomi Ansari, Nida, Fahad Hussayn introduced their collection with the latest designs. These designs contain different varieties of shararas with zari work, tilla work, sequin, etc.
PANEL WORK LEHENGAS
As the name suggests, this design has different panels stitched along with the flare of the lehenga, just like how petals are attached to flowers. Panel work lehengas have always been the go-to pretty option for brides because of their volume. The panels can be made from a variety of colours and fabrics.
LEHENGAS WITH CAPE
The pretty dupattas resting on the shoulders giving you the cape-like look are definitely in this wedding season. Capes can be set up in different ways giving it a dynamic and indo western look and making you look like the superhero that you are. These bring all the attention to your blouse, so just make sure they are spot on! The silver lehenga by designer Anushree Reddy really made the heads turn.
COLOUR BLOCK LEHENGAS
With loads of colours available it may get difficult to pick one or two for your wedding lehenga, but with colour block bridal lehengas you can put together countless colours of your wish making you look lively and vibrant.