11 Bridal Designers All Brides Must Know About4 min read
Your wedding lehenga is one of the most cherished sartorial pieces you will own. Not only because you will be taking photographs in them, but also because it is a symbol of your transition from your single to married life. In case, you are looking to dawn a designer bridal outfit we have compiled a list of the most sort after designers in India.
1. Sabyasachi Mukherjee
Bridal outfits and Sabyasachi Mukherjee are almost synonymous with each other. The way the designer incorporates tradition and culture into a contemporary design for the millennial bride is awe-inspiring. It is not surprising that Bollywood and international A-listers turn to him for their bridal ensembles. Rani Mukherjee, Anushka Sharma, and Deepika are among the leading Bollywood women to have worn exclusively Sabyasachi bridal creations for their wedding ceremonies.
2. Anita Dongre
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Most of this designer’s works are inspired by the Rajasthani culture and are heavily reliant on zari, gota, and Banarasi work. Her designs are best suited for the global and practical bride, who is still desi at heart. Her bridal ensembles are known to be light, fuss-free, and practical; many of them also have pockets!
3. Manish Malhotra
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He is the king of bridal couture. For brides who are looking for traditional outfits that are contemporary in their look and feel, Manish is the designer for you. He usually is seen working with soft pastel colours and even encourages his brides to move away from the classic crimsons and gold.
4. Anamika Khanna
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She is the name behind the gorgeous bridal ensembles of Sonam Kapoor and Mira Kapoor. She is not afraid to break the code and work out of the box. Her designs include bling-free capes, fared, and dhoti pants instead of lehengas. Her designs scream ‘less is more’.
5. Tarun Tahiliani
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For him, the bride must have fun and be able to dance while looking like a dream on her wedding. His designs strive to incorporate elements of the bride’s true personality and exemplify time-honoured traditions and techniques.
6. Falguni and Shane Peacock
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They are known for their signature use of feathers, bold prints, and sequins that reflect the bold and adventurous personality of the bride. Though modern and up-beat, their ensembles are well tuned in tradition and give the bride the best of both worlds.
7. Neeta Lulla
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The designer behind magnum opuses like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Dev Das, knows exactly what a royal bride looks like. Her designs are dramatic, loud, and playful. This National award-winning designer has quite a few techniques up her sleeve and is known for her designs that incorporate technology and dreamy silhouette.
8. Gaurav Gupta
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His designs are unapologetic, edgy, and forward-thinking. He is not seen in aping trends and believes in making designs that suit the bride’s intrinsic self and body type. He is a lot into ecru, net and chiffons and organza.
9. Jade by Monica and Karishma
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Ditching the shimmer and shine, the Jade by Monica and Karishma lean toward matte looks and use subtle dull colours to give a simplistic and minimalistic mood to the ensemble. The lehengas transcend trends and incorporate Indian heritage and artisanal expertise.
10. Rimple and Harpreet Narula
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Since the year 2000, when Harpreet Narula and Rimple Narula first emerged on the fashion pedestal of India, he has gone on to set up many sub-brands, flagship stores, and a sincerely influenced fan base. Harpreet Narula Sarees use traditional and historical Indian paisley motifs, jhalar, and buti prints.
11. Papa Don’t Preach
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The brainchild of PDP, Shubhika Davda, caters perfectly to the new age girls with it’s unconventional, innovative, and suave bridal couture. Whether it’s the signature 3D threadwork, the feminine colour combinations, or the charm of glimmering metallic motifs, girls get smitten by every little and big detail the label infuses in its designs.
We hope this article helped you learn more about Indian designers who specialize in bridal outfits. You can rely on them to get the lehenga of your dreams. And get married in style.