Every girl wishes to look at her most stylish and drop-dead gorgeous on her wedding day. And if you can manage to grab a wedding attire from the designer collection, rest assured you will be the most glamourous point of envy on your wedding day.
Lehengas, sarees, gowns getting you confused?
Indian wedding dresses ideally come with lots of embellishments and designer work with beautiful embroidery. Chiffon is the best material for wedding dresses and this is the reason why most designer wedding dresses by top designers are usually done in chiffon. Materials like silk and net are also among the top choices for wedding dresses. Lehenga choli, gown and sharara designs are currently very popular among brides.
Keeping up with colours
Keeping with changing trends, brides-to-be choose their wedding attire with not just bright colors like red or maroon, but also other majestic colours like bright green and royal purple, or demuse-yet-classy pastel shades like peach, rose pink, pale blue or white. Traditionally, these wedding dresses come with heavy embellishment, though you could go for lighter designs as per your taste.
Popular designs for wedding dresses
- Lehengas: Lehengas come in traditional, classic and modern looks in bright and light pastel shades
- Lehenga sarees: These saris look like an Indian wedding gown but have elaborate embroidery
- Gowns: Gowns with flared skirts are the perfect choice for designer wedding dresses. Make sure that the top and the skirt are not both heavy with embellishment or embroidery as teh result could look too heavy for the eye
- Gowns with dupattas: Pairing designer wedding gowns with a glamourous dupatta gives it a traditional saree-like look
A prefect wedding dress with complementary makeup is a must. So a bride should be careful in choosing her jora. Keep an eye out for designer wedding dresses hitting the catwalks at fashion events throughout the year. You will have an easier time in picking something that is perfect just for you!
Top Indian wedding dress designers
Creations of various wedding dress designers from India like Neeta Lulla, Manish Malhotra and Ritu Kumar have impressed brides-to-be all over the world. These top designers have designed beautiful bridal dresses for several B-town celebrities that were well received by the audience and general public. The latest fashion trends are apparent in their designs and Bollywood celebrities frequently don the craetions of these highly acclaimed fashion designers at various red carpet events.
Here we will discuss briefly the top designers of this wedding season who have completely changed the trends of wedding dresses in the country:
Ritu Kumar is the undisputed fashion queen of Indian with her designs setting fashion trends for several years. You can see a perfect fusion of sophistication and excitement in all her designs. The bridal wear collections designed by Ritu Kumar always stand out in their majestic, yet classy beauty. Kumar usually uses rich fabrics like georgette, silk and crape with amazing embellishments.
The beautiful wedding dresses designed by her will make any girl look like a queen on her special day. Ritu Kumar was honoured with the coveted Padmashree award in 2013. Her mesmerising wedding creations include anarkalis, lehengas and bridal sarees among others.
Neeta Lulla is a highly acclaimed fashion designer who has won the National Filmfare Award four times for her traditional and contemporary designs. You can see her artwork in the designs worn by Aishwarya Rai in Jodha Akbar. She provides designer wedding dresses collections which range from being relatively simple to being extraordinary with heavy embellishments. B-town actresses rely often on designs by Neeta Lulla. She is acclaimed for designing wedding dresses for any culture.
Lulla has designed wedding dresses for the weddings of Aishwarya Rai and Esha Deol, where her artwork and creativity on Kanjeevaram sarees became the talk of the town. In a recent fashion week, she displayed a beautiful designer wedding dress collection adorned with varied embellishments and embroideries including lehengas, anarkalis, gowns and bridal saris. Shades of colours like red, gold, green, ivory and pink with fabrics like silk, georgette, crepe and net magnify the looks of designer wedding dresses. Neeta Lulla's designs are created keeping in mind the comfort and expectations of brides-to-be.
Tarun Tahiliani is known for his significant creations not only in India but internationally as well. His designs are desi in comprehension but international in appeal. He reinvented the rich heritage of India as a contemporary high fashion hub with his masterful skills and best-picked fabrics. He is popular for using textile prints in his creations and was also the first to introduce pattern cutting. His beautiful designer wedding dresses collections comprise keyhole jackets anarkalis with Swarovski embellishments and thread work in juicy shades, slim mermaid gowns, sexy low back blouses and net saris.
Manish Malhotra is a household name among Indian fashion lovers. He has become one of the popular fashion designers in Bollywood and is one of the favourite wedding dress designers of several A-list Bollywood actresses like Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Priyanka Chopra and the Kapoor sisters. His bridal collections are as popular as his other designs. Be it a red carpet or a marriage function, celebrities hang on to Malhotra's collections.
The latest wedding dresses come with an amazing designs and rich fabrics featuring heavy and hand embroidery work and in varying off-beat cuts. So which one is your favourite? Choose gorgeous and stylish attires by one of your favorite wedding dress designers to look your most beautiful and charming.