9 Spectacularly Heavy Bridal Lehengas For An OTT Wedding Look

By Divya Arora .

While half of the wedding fashion industry loves reveling in the understated elegance of minimal looks and lightweight outfits, the other half literally swears by the timelessness of heavy bridal lehengas and OTT wedding looks! Whether it’s going all overboard with either the lehenga or the jewels or getting drenched in the opulence of all things heavy, brides aren’t shying away from going extra in this age of minimalism. And honestly, the charm of heavily decked up brides is quite unparalleled.

Now, you know how our kitties are always brimming with inspiration for every kinda bride out there. You guys showered us with the world’s love when we previously rounded off the prettiest lightweight lehengas for all our minimalists. And hence, this time we combed through the gram and handpicked our favorite heavy bridal lehengas for every bride who resonates with the OTT trend.

If this is the bandwagon you’ve always wanted to be a part of, then get ready to pin some serious extravagance to your mood boards right away!

For the modern bride

Laden with gold embroideries done in a thread, distinctive sequins, turquoise beads, and 3D pink & orange flowers, this outfit is one of our favorite heavy bridal lehengas. While it boasts of fine craftsmanship, the blouse design with a plunging neckline makes this piece such a chic pick!

Statement reds

A bold red lehenga heavily embroidered in threadwork and sequins, this outfit is such a stunner. Blossoming with florals all over, this lehenga is the perfect outfit for a Sikh bridal look!

Make way for marmalade

Fashioned in a unique marmalade shade, this raw silk bridal lehenga replete with traditional motifs is crafted in sequins and threadwork all over. It’s a refreshing ensemble that’s also drenched in an old-world craftsmanship making it stand out.

A super traditional piece

With different bridal hues like yellow, orange, pink, and red blending in together, this concoction of hues and embroideries is worth obsessing over! The sequins and pop of gold perfectly accentuates this piece while, the blouse with a deep and unique neckline has us melting!

For the trendsetter bride

Hailing from a trending color palette of earthy-hues, this Cinnamon-hued lehenga is one of the prettiest heavy bridal lehengas to bookmark! With a burst of intricate embellishments sprawling over the tulle canvas, this ensemble has us sold!

Magnificent & royal

Breathing in intricate florals, geometric designs, and a jaal pattern, this red gorgeousness has won our hearts. It’s bold yet elegant and the perfect opulence that a bride can slip into on her big day.

Outfit: Kresha Bajaj

We're bowled over this!

A magnificently embroidered and embellished Ivory and silver piece, this outfit clearly tops the list of heavy bridal lehengas. Period. While the craftsmanship screams traditionalism, the hue and the style is all about a contemporary vibe that’ll strike a chord with every millennial bride.

Bling it away!

And frolic in ’em pretty pastels and extraordinary craft in this edgy peplum bridal lehenga on your big day. Right from the sequin embroideries and the silhouette to the pearls, crystals, and sequin tassels, everything about this ensemble is worth it!


Go all flamboyant in this heavily and finely embroidered bridal lehenga drenched in zardozi floral pattern all over. This outfit is all about an unmatched finesse and craftsmanship that’s unique as ever.

About The Author

Divya Arora

A classic blend of old school and modern glam, I'm always happily making the best of both worlds. Zentangling, reading, and journaling keeps my ingenuity high while hogging food and dozing off often comes naturally to me! Also, chai❤️️ Find me on Insta at @divya.arora14