It’s wedding season! Time to fulfill all your bridal wishes that you have held close to your heart since you were a kid.
Since it is one of the most defining and special moments in your life, you want every detail to be perfect – especially when it comes to your outfits for the wedding and all related functions.
As a bride-to-be, you will need to make lot of decisions and choices – which colour outfit would you wear at the reception? Which wedding trend to follow? What kind of pattern and embroidery do you want for the lehenga choli? What styles should you pick for Mehendi and Haldi ceremony? So many decisions! But we are here to make the process easier and ensure your entire wedding trousseau is trendy and on point, making you look gorgeous all the days!
We looked at the four recent celebrity weddings (Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra) to provide you a complete guide at current wedding trends and styles. Inspired by these unique looks, you can decide how would you like to dress up for the pre-wedding functions, the wedding and the reception.
Anushka Sharma’s Mehendi outfit was full of zest with a beautiful 60s pop print. The graphic lehenga was in fuschia pink, Indian orange with hints of blue in classic hand woven Indian silk with gota patti work. It was hand-printed and hand-embroidered with gota and marori.
Copy the look: Choose a lehenga in pop fashion print in bright Indian colours. It’s dressy at the same time fun outfit for ceremony.
During her Mehendi, Sonam Kapoor dazzled in a lilac embellished izhaar. which she wore with an off-white sleeveless kameez and a coral dupatta. The entire outfit was embellished with gold gota work and gave the Mehendi ceremony a grand look.
Copy the look: Go for cool pastel colours that has been embellished with gold work. It’s perfect look when you are planning a grand and elaborate Mehendi ceremony.
Deepika Padukone also took the pastel route for her Mehendi. Her blush pink lehenga, featuring thread work, was paired with a matching dupatta and a contrasting red shawl. The satlada haar and earrings she picked completed the opulent style.
Copy the look: Style yourself in feminine pastels shades such as pale pink lehengas and match it with a contrasting bold colour shawl or dupatta.
Priyanka Chopra Mehendi pictures drove her insta fans crazy. The organdy Lehenga had 48 panels of intricate silk detailing. She looked radiant as the morning sunrise in the bright and vibrant colours: yellow, pink, mint green.
Copy the look: Plan a fun mehendi ceremony and dress up in a vibrant lehenga choli that is full of colourful prints and embellishments. This look will go well for an intimate and small-scale Mehendi ceremony with family and friends.
<images caption> Ninecolours and Youdesign gives you access to all these trends for Mehendi ceremony. These are our handpicked Bridal Mehendi styles in bright colours, lilac, coral, blush pink and more.
Sangeet is a time to have fun and look dazzling! Since it is an evening function, choosing a radiant outfit will make you stand out as the bride. Find Bridal Sangeet outfits in ivory, silver, gold, along with Kundan Jewellery from Ninecolours and Youdesign
In her ivory lehenga choli, Sonam Kapoor looked like a stunning bride-to-be during the Sangeet ceremony. The choli’s intricate gold detailing went spectacularly well with the lehenga and dupatta print and gota work. She completed the look with kundan jewellery consisting of a heavy choker, jhumkas and maang teeka.
Copy the look: Choose an ivory outfit – either a bridal saree or lehenga – and complete the look with traditional heavy jewellery. The outfit should have delicate embellishments too.
Priyanka Chopra showed us why she is a style queen at her Sangeet ceremony. At the larger-than-life event, PC wore a hand-embroidered silver and gold sari that were gracefully adorned with sequins all over. Her spaghetti blouse gave a modern look to the outfit.
Copy the look: Wear a shimmering saree with a modern-style blouse pattern in dazzling colour and sequin work.
Anushka Sharma defined the bridal season with her pastel wedding lehenga. The blush pink lehenga had lovely notes of pink, green and yellow, with silver and gold metal threads, pearls and beads embellished all over. Tropical flora and fauna patterns were hand embroidered in silk floss; exotic birds and butterflies were also delicately created in needlework. The entire look was finished a Choker and headband in uncut diamonds and pink spinel stones.
Copy the look: Bridal attires look gorgeous in flora and fauna patterns – from lotus, elephants, to roses, These embroidered work add beautiful details to the overall look. Pair the pastel embroidered lehenga with jewellery in diamonds and pink stone.
Sonam Kapoor was your traditional bride in magenta coloured lehenga that was richly adorned with gold embellishments in lotus patterns. True to the traditional fashion she chose, the look was complemented with heavy, old-fashioned jewellery and bridal red bangles.
Copy the Look: Brides have dreamed of wearing red on their wedding day since they were little girls and that dream can come true in the most gorgeous way. Choose the deepest red bridal lehenga in velvet or silk with intricate zari detailing all over.
As a South Indian bride, Deepika Padukone wore a red and golden silk saree for the Konkani wedding. For jewellery, the actress chose a statement matha patti and matching choker neck-piece.
At the second north indian wedding, she adorned herself in beautiful gota patti lehenga with a dupatta that had the text ‘Sada Saubhagyawati Bhava’ (stay happily married forever) customised on the border.
Copy the look: Another way you can make a traditional red bridal lehenga more special is by adding personal touches to it. Embroider messages or names in to the outfit and it will be a bridal attire that is memorable and unique to you.
Priyanka Chopra’s shimmering wedding lehenga was hand-embroidered and adorned with hand-cut organza flowers, French silk knots, and crystals.
The classic red look was finished with jewelry made of uncut diamonds, emeralds, and pearls set in gold. Nick Jonas looked dapper in a gold silk sherwani with an embroidered chikan dupatta and a chanderi tissue safa.
Copy the look: Instead of traditional embroidery work, you can make your red bridal lehenga stand out with crystal and silk work. The glittering effect will make you a picture-perfect bride!
If you are choosing a traditional red bridal attire you can still add unique and personalised touches to it. Remember a bridal style is defined by the fine work it showcases – whether its flora and fauna, mughal architecture or any other work. Many brides are wearing pastels today too to create a unique and gorgeous bridal looks. Pick Bridal wedding outfits in patels, red and gold from Ninecolours and customised Youdesign outfits.
Anushka Sharma chose a red Benarasi Saree that went so beautifully with the prominent red bindi, the sindoor, the mogras in her hair, diamond choker and jhumkas. At the Mumbai reception, she wore a embroidered tulle lehenga that was adorned with hand beaten silver thread, textured sequins and cut organza flowers. A stunning dupatta was paired with the ‘Bengal tiger’ belt.
Copy the look: For the reception, brides, you cannot go wrong with a red Banarasi saree. Match it with equally traditional accessories and fresh flower for the hair. Besides saree, you can opt for a tulle embroidered lehenga choli set that is grand and lavish for the occasion.
Sonam Kapoor adopted a more contemporary style for the reception. The chevron grey lehenga choli had no embellishments but was made exquisite with a layered necklace, which was the only statement jewellery the actress wore.
Copy the look: 21st century brides want to celebrate their reception with panache! Inspired by Sonam kapoor you can wear a modern and unique lehenga with minimum embellishments.
The internet went gaga over Deepika and Ranveer’s reception look. She wore a bold golden saree that was paired with emerald choker layered with a pearl haar. Ranveer work a regal sherwani in black and gold, together they looked like a dynamic couple. The second wedding reception saw Deepika in a chikankari ivory and gold saree with a long dupatta on the head for her – style was inspired by Pakistani brides. Oversized pearl earrings and jadau necklace made the overall style grand.
Copy the look: Bring royal vibe to your reception just like this power couple. Go for a gold saree with emerald necklace while the groom can wear a Black and Gold Sherwani to complement you. Gold saree and pearl accessories is another winning combination for this celebration.
For her wedding reception in New Delhi, Priyanka Chopra wore a champagne-coloured lehenga that looked resplendent with intricate beading. For a personalised touch, the lehenga’s waistband was embroidered with the parents names of both the bride and the groom.
Copy the look: An evening reception party needs to be grand. That’s why colours like champagne work best. They had a radiant touch to the evening. Choose a saree or a lehenga in this colour and like PC you can had a personal touch to it as well.
BONUS: Since none of the celebrities showcased their Haldi ceremony, we curated a virant collection for it. Mustard yellow is a trending colour right now and goes well with the theme. Wear the colour in a lehenga, suit or a fusion outfit. Check out these special Haldi looks available on Ninecolours and Youdesign.