Best Wedding Dresses
While this blog will cater to all your outfit inspiration needs, we’ve also created a quick guide to help you select the best wedding dresses for you. These basic know-hows are worth taking notes from ‘cuz this guide’s going to be your savior. We promise!
The Banarasi Vivaciousness
If Banarasi is your thing then this vivid orange lehenga is what you should be picking up for your day-mehendi. In fact, this piece would also look stunning for a jazzy dhol night or your sangeet.
If there’s one lehenga that got us swooning, it surely was this. Brimming with freshness fashioned in a pretty lavender hue with intricate mirror and sequin work, this is one of the best wedding dresses we laid our eyes on.
And we found you the most flamboyant engagement gown that you’d love to slip into for your ceremony. It’s just the right extravagance that a sagan look needs and in fact, you can also pick this outfit for your reception dinner.
Sequins that speak
Manish Malhotra sequin sarees have been a rage for quite sometime now and one of those stunners simply had to be on this list! This ombré amethyst saree is perfect for a glimmering mehendi or cocktail night.
A hearty floral affair
A sequined floral lehenga blossoming with all things pretty, this sorbet-hued gorgeousness in one of the prettiest wedding dresses you can choose. Whether it’s for your day-time engagement ceremony or your cocktail night, this fuss-free lehenga is simply perfect.
Daydream in a green
Go comfortable and hassle-free in this printed green lehenga on your mehendi to enjoy your day to the fullest. Replete with blooming botanical prints, this piece has our hearts and in fact, this bride’s entire look is sheer perfection!
A jolt of colors
Revel in a creative blend of distinctive hues and a trending chevron pattern on your mehendi or sangeet night with this lehenga! With a plunging neckline, this lehenga is a striking blend of an old world charm and modernism which makes it a great option for contemporary brides.
Bright and peppy
And what’s a bridal trousseau without a hot pink Anarkali dress? Whether you slip into it for your wedding brunch or for a chiller event, this wedding dress is a must. Also because you can re-wear it even after your wedding celebrations.
Color me yellow
Whether you pick this contemporary set for your haldi or mehendi ceremony, this yellow piece would not fail you. It’s an apt choice for every bride who wants to go frolicking in something comfortable yet fun and peppy.
Bedazzling and how!
This bride went all bold and jazzy for her dhol night in a mint green and hot pink gharara set and we’re so vouching for this ensemble. It’s one of the best wedding dresses that you can pick for your upbeat night-time soirees!
For the cocktail diva
Channel your inner diva on your glam cocktail night by slipping into this glimmering Ivory ensemble and get ready to have all eyes on you. A net lehenga laden with cut-dana embroidery and paired up with a hand-embroidered cape, this is undoubtedly one of the hottest wedding dresses that’s apt for your night of partying!
Blossoming in romance
A whimsical lehenga laden with floral motifs, geometric patterns, and hints of bling, this romantic lehenga has our hearts. It’s super pretty and you can even pick this piece for your day-time pheras.
High on style
Put your voguish foot forward in this striking Amit Aggarwal ensemble fashioned in his statement craft. This outfit is what your glamorous sangeet look needs and is without a doubt, one of the trendiest wedding dresses to grab right away!
While this bride pulled off this saree for her Bhaat ceremony, we can’t help but root for this piece for all of your pre-wedding ceremonies. It’s breathing in elegance and gorgeousness unmatched and would surely make you look ravishing on your function.
A chirpy color
If outshining bright hues resonate with you and your fun playful side, then this mirror work bright pink lehenga is so meant for you! It’s surely an attention-grabbing outfit and is perfect for a day-time mehendi ceremony.
Paired with a modish blouse, this burgundy lehenga laden with sequined tea cups, butterflies, hearts, and a personalized stopwatch tops the sangeet lehengas list. It’s one of the best wedding dresses for modern brides who would love making a statement on their wedding.
A fun mehendi pick
With multiple hues adorning the light base, this striking mehendi lehenga is for everybody who loves a blend of pastel and bright tones. The multi-colored embroideries along with the right amounts of bling elevate the entire lehenga by multifold.
For a traditional appeal
And what’s better than a hand-embroidered red bridal lehenga that’s laden with intricate craftsmanship? For all the brides desiring a statement red bridal look on their big day, this is undoubtedly one of the best wedding dresses out there.
The new-age bride
All white lehengas look absolutely surreal and this bride is a proof. This ensemble is a creative blend of both traditional and modern vibes making this piece stand out amongst the rest!
A pastel-hued stunner
Nothing beats a blush pink bridal lehenga if pastel hues are on your inspiration mood boards! Whether it’s a day ceremony or night-time pheras, you can never go wrong with this hue and specifically, this embellished beauty.
An old world charm
And how about slipping into a sharara fashioned in rich fabrics for your intimate wedding ceremony? For instance, this bride’s phera look took the internet by a storm and well, you can see why!
A plush saree
Saree on a wedding day is one of the most popular wedding dresses that brides love slipping into and this gorgeous dusty blue one, right here, has us sold! Laden with sequin embroideries and teamed up with a veil, this bridal saree must be bookmarked!
An Ivory and gold lehenga is one of the best options for a contemporary bride. While the craftsmanship screams traditionalism, the hue sets it apart lending it a chic vibe.
Contemporary in red
Yearning to don a red lehenga on your big day and yet revel in your modern aesthetics? Well, this bridal lehenga is a great pick. It’s such a charming blend of traditional and modern vibes that this piece is one of the best wedding dresses you can get your hands on!
Offbeat and how!
Twirling away happily in her wine lehenga on her big day, real bride Radha set some major goals that are worth pinning to the mood boards. If yours is a sundowner or a night wedding and you’d love to go offbeat on your day, then this wedding dress is worth it!
A tulle Cinnamon hued lehenga handcrafted with semi-precious stones, thread, and sequins using marodi ka kaam, dabka, kasab, resham, and appliqués, this is one of the trendiest wedding dresses. While this bride went all popular for pulling off an opulent OTT bridal look, this lehenga stole hearts and became a bridal favourite super soon!
For that maharani look
Yet another bride who stole hearts with her show stopping looks, this stunner’s bridal lehenga had everybody swooning over. A pale gold silk bridal lehenga meticulously embroidered using traditional craftsmanship and paired with a red Banarasi-Bandhej dupatta, this wedding dress is pure royalty!
Red saree for the win!
If saree on the wedding day is so you, then there ain’t anything better than a rad Banarasi piece. It’s one of the top favorite wedding dresses amongst brides and looks absolutely whimsical when paired with elaborate jadau jewels!
Glow in gold
Look scintillating as ever in a stunningly embellished gold bridal lehenga on your big day and we bet you’re going to get all ’em heads turning. Whether yours is a day-time ceremony, a sundowner, or night-time pheras, a gold wedding dress will never fail you!
Say hi to shararas!
And how about slipping into an elaborately thread and sequin embroidered dusty blue sharara for your big day? Whether it’s the finesse of the work or the uniqueness of the hue, everything about this outfit makes it one of the prettiest wedding dresses out there.
A floor-length Anarkali
Yet another bridal alternative that resonates with a lot of brides’ wedding aesthetics is an Anarkali. And well, this bright pink charmer has us enchanted. As much of a stunner it’s going to look being worn during the day, it’s going to outshine equally gloriously during the night.
The understated elegance
This bridal lehenga is simply perfect if you desire to go traditionally modern on your big day. While the hues lend it a contemporary vibe, the embroideries and embellishments add the perfect hints of traditionalism to it.
For a bold bridal look
Go bright and bold in this heavily embroidered lehenga which is a hearty mix of an old world charm and new-age chic vibes. Right from the hue and the flamboyant silhouette to the artsy craftsmanship, everything about this piece screams opulence to a tee.
Like a starry night sky
This glimmering ruffled gown makes up for a magnificent choice to don on your wedding reception. It’s a striking mix of all the shimmer and all the extravagance that reception outfits are about!
For an OTT look
A glimmering peach and silver lehenga for your grand reception dinner, this lehenga is one worth pinning to your mood boards. What sets it apart however, is the pretty ruffled dupatta paired along with it.
Velvet is the way to go!
Velvets are perfect for night-time winter soirees, and this wine wedding dress is such a royal piece for a reception. Crafted in aesthetic embroideries and paired with an intricate jaal dupatta, this kurta-lehenga set is a sure shot win.
Featuring sequin embellishments and Gaurav Gupta’s statement structured ruffles, this Ivory gown is magnificent and would leave everybody in awe for sure. In fact, this gown is what you should be slipping into for a show-stopping finale look!
This bride’s walima ceremony outfit made us go head over heels and would surely make you look like a princess too! Whether it’s the enigmatic hue or the cascading embroideries, every ounce of this gorgeous piece lends it a ‘one of the best wedding dresses’ kinda appeal.
For those royal vibes
Desiring to wear red in a unique way on your reception? Well, this is it! A chic yet traditional maroon saree blossoming with bold florals on a plush fabric, these six yards will leave everybody in awe of your look!
For when you want to look like a flamboyant queen, this metallic tiered gown is what you need! It’s such a voguish outfit that we promise it’s going to make you look like a showstopper and nothing less!
Drenched in elegance
For a neat and polished reception look, there ain’t anything better than an immaculately embroidered Ivory lehenga teamed up with dainty jewels. In fact, this bride’s reception styling game is pure perfection and of course, the perfect inspiration!
Black it all up!
If black is your favorite hue, then cocktail or reception ceremonies are the best functions to slip into it. And this black lehenga is one of the best wedding dresses for a reception dinner. Period.
Adorned with fur detailing all over, this flamboyant princess-y off-shoulder gown is simply surreal to slip into for your reception dinner.
P.S. We love how real bride Anmol teamed it up with dainty diamond jewels and a high ponytail.
A beauteous ombré
Encrusted with pearls and beads, this lilac to violet ombré lehenga would make up for a such a stunning reception piece. We promise! It’s undoubtedly one of the best wedding dresses out there for your wedding revelries and boy we’re so sold!
Pick a belted Anarkali
If you’re yearning to wear a glam Anarkali for your reception, then this belted gorgeousness laden with sequin embroideries is an apt choice. Be it the color of the outfit, the frill detailing on the dupatta, or the embellished belt, every single aspect of this piece is worth obsessing over.
Gown sass on fleek
Glitz and glimmer your way on your reception dinner in this heavily embroidered modish gown. This wedding dress is all about getting drenched in exquisiteness that resonates with your voguish fashion aesthetics. So, make sure to pick this charismatic piece and go get slaying!
Get ready to breathe in this suave Mulberry-hued lehenga that’s oozing with the world’s opulence and an unmatched class. The sequin sculpted ruffled lehenga is teamed up with a sculpted sequin blouse and the entire set has us swooning!
An ultra-mod design
If outright extravagance and grandeur is on your mind for your reception, we’ve found the best wedding dress. A light pink based silver lehenga teamed up with a bralette-style blouse, this contemporary ensemble deserves to be your list!
A pastel pink dream
Intricately fashioned in French knots and mirror-work, this pastel pink kurta is bound to get everybody’s attention for its unmatched elegance. It’s perfect for the mehendi ceremony and would also make up for a stunning addition to your occasion wear wardrobe.
Sequins are for men too!
And who said sequins aren’t for men? Look at this dynamic black all sequin tuxedo that we bet is perfect for your glam sangeet night! It’s probably one of the jazziest wedding dresses for grooms that also boasts of an unbeatable class.
For a muted look
If subtlety resonates with your styling aesthetics then we’ve found you the most apt mehendi outfit right here! Right from the pastel hues to its make, everything about this bandi set is a class apart.
Kicking in 'em greys
Looking for an Indo-western wedding dress for the sangeet night? This silver asymmetrical hemmed kurta with a cropped bandi is what you should wear! It’s super edgy and distinctive.
Top it up with hues
Hand-embroidered in two dimensional flowers in multiple colors, this bandhgala is what you should be picking for your day-time mehendi ceremony. Especially because this ensemble would complement your bride’s pastel-hued outfit easily.
Quirk up your style
A dramatic blend of distinctive hues like wine and rust, this hep bandhgala set is literally to die for. In fact, it’s one of those wedding dresses that guarantees you looking dapper AF!
Chill it out!
Asymmetrical hems, edgy cuts, and unique silhouettes is what this kurta-salwar-shrug set is all about and this ensemble is such a buy for your intimate sangeet ceremony. It’s super casual and fun enough to get them temperatures soaring!
Of bold blooms
Go all eclectic and edgy in this floral printed bomber kurta on your mehendi ceremony because honestly, this statement piece is a wardrobe essential. No man out there should miss out on a modern kurta set like this!
Dashing in maroons
Real groom Ankit wore this maroon bandhgala and trouser set for his big fat sangeet night and we’re really vouching for this piece. It’s absolutely one of the trendiest wedding dresses for men out there and would look stunning even for your reception dinner.
Bling it up!
Get your bling on for your dazzling sangeet night in this mirror-work jacket set that’s going to set you apart for making an unconventional groom choice. Paired with a self-embroidered Ivory kurta-pj set, this jacket would end up setting a major statement in the groom fashion industry.
The dynamism of blues
Go opulent and royal in this bandhgala set embroidered in minimal embroideries over the collar and the cuffs of the sleeves. Whether it’s for the mehendi ceremony or the sangeet night, this outfit is perfect.
Of bold blazers
Flaunt your edgy and distinctive sense of style in this black tuxedo blossoming with hearty florals all over. The blazer is quite literally the highlight of the entire ensemble and boy, we are sold!
Them cheerful hues
Quirk up your mehendi ensembles with fun prints and hues to make a statement that’s worth aweing over! For instance, this purple kurta-trouser set paired with a printed bandi is so offbeat and peppy for a day function.
When drapes define you!
Step up your modish style a notch above in this eclectic yellow and black set! Boasting of distinctive cuts, draped pleats and an edgy silhouette, this is one of the trendiest wedding dresses you can pick for your mehendi-sangeet event or a welcome brunch.
How much black is too much black?
Go black in style by donning this asymmetrical hemmed and side pleated kurta set teamed up with a black nehru jacket for that touch of royalty. It’s a timeless set that one can never go wrong with.
White with a spin
Stun ’em all in a classic white ensemble but, with a twist in this kurta and nehru jacket set. If all white is your thing but, you wouldn’t mind a tad bit of hues, this set would be your best buy!
Damn that prince coat!
Take your prince coat game a notch above in this inventive emerald green piece teamed up with tailored formal pants. This casual-cum-formal outfit is one of the best wedding dresses you can choose for your mehendi event.
Ragin' subtle pinks
Onion pink is one of the most subtle pink hues that look absolutely stunning on men and this ensemble, right here, is the perfect pick! When your bridey is slipping into pastel pinks for her mehendi, this set is what you should be complementing her in!
Golds for the pheras
Planning to take that baraat all royally and in style? Well, there ain’t anything better than this intricately embroidered gold sherwani that’s only going to elevate ’em regal vibes and nothing less.
A tasteful color combination
Pastel hues look absolutely surreal in groom sherwanis and this hue is one of the most popular ones that grooms love wearing on their big day. Embroidered in dainty and minimal florals, this sherwani set is simply perfect for you!
Bling 'n' blue
If looking like a true prince at your own wedding is what you’ve been thinking about, then this navy blue embroidered bandhgala set is just meant for you! Simply team it up with some royal jewels and there ain’t be anyone looking more dapper than you!
Evermore pastel pinks
Yet another sherwani hue that looks absolutely whimsical and perfect on grooms is pastel pink and you can never go wrong with it. Teamed up with a stole, a safa, and some complementing malas, a pastel pink sherwani always wins the show!
Layer it up!
Apt for pulling off a modern-day maharaja look, this ensemble is one of the top wedding dresses on our list of favorites. Layering looks super stunning on men too and especially, when it comes to their outfits for the big day.
Monotone & how!
This groom literally blew the Internet away with his suave wedding look in an emerald green quilted sherwani and hence, this outfit had to be on this list! We love how the groom went monotone with all the pieces further topped with subtle hints of gold for added definition.
Subtle in white
The most classic monotone look that’s been a groom favorite since forever is of course, the all Ivory one. From the sherwani and the stole to the safa and the jewels, going all Ivory for your pheras will never fail you.
A jazzy color
If you’ve been looking for something offbeat and dynamic to get all the attention, this sherwani is meant for you! If you’re someone who loves experimenting with his look and wouldn’t mind doing so even on your big day, then this is one of the best wedding dresses that you can pick.
Whimsical powder blues
Show off your unique style in this pearl accentuated floral jaal sherwani in powder blue that we believe is perfect for your day-time pheras. Teamed up with an off-white side slit kurta and churidaar, this set is an epitome of tasteful elegance.
If sherwani gets too mainstream for you and you’d love to go avant-garde for your wedding, then we’ve found you the perfect outfit. This pale gold silk angrakha and choga set teamed up with churidaars and a matching stole is what you need! While the kurta boasts of prints, the choga, belt, and stole are all laden with traditional embroideries for that princely vibes!
You go prince!
Yet another super regal and princely ensemble for your pheras, this Ivory, beige, and blue set will surely strike a chord with your style sensibilities.
Pretty in pink
Handcrafted in a serene shade of pink, this pretty bandhgala is one of the best wedding dresses that you pick for your pheras. It’s downright tasteful and breathes in a uniqueness that would make you stand out!
Take the groom fashion bar high in this moon grey raw silk sherwani that’s paired with a tassar-silk embroidered shawl. It’s oh-so-royal and opulent, we bet, your bridey won’t be able to take her eyes off you!
The classic black charm
A black sherwani is one of the most fail-safe options for all grooms. Whether yours is a day ceremony or a night one, a black piece would never look out of style or out of place!
Popping hues for men
This all over tone-on-tone embroidered sherwani teamed up with a lavender stole and safa makes up for such a vibrantly elegant color combination for your wedding day. It’s perfect for all the grooms who want to keep their look muted and yet have hints of a hue to pop it all up.
Go timelessly classic in something completely modish with this shawl lapel tuxedo crafted in the hues of navy blue. In fact, the lapel of the suit is exactly what makes the outfit stand out!
Enigmatic in silver
Crafted in their signature motifs and statement craft, this silver bandhgala set by Falguni Shane Peacock is simply irresistible. It’s such a suave and dapper piece to be donning for your own grand reception!
Shimmer is for all
Blingin’ up your wedding dresses always work and when it comes to your reception, glimmering outfits look absolutely stunning! For instance, this dapper piece is simply perfect for bringing an end to your wedding celebrations on a glam and voguish note!
Bandhgalas for the win!
If walking down with your bridey looking like pure royalties is what you have on your mind, then this embroidered bandhgala set is what you should get your hands on. Pair it with a complementing mala if you want to further elevate the vibe of this piece.
Simplistic yet royal
Go classic and crisp in this bottle green matka silk bandhgala and black trouser set that’ll make you look like perfection. The slight hints of embroideries add such an understated elegance to the entire ensemble making it one of the most popular wedding dresses to pick from.
Blazers with an edge
Looking handsome in an edgy black tuxedo, this groom made sure to set ’em temperatures high on his reception dinner! The blazer is such a dynamic take on a classic black tux!
The military styles
Military chic styles are yet another trend that’s been winning hearts and we highly recommend pinning such styles to your saved gallery! The look these outfits lend you is a class apart and oh-so-voguish!
Hues with a spark
Sherwanis look great for a grand reception dinner especially, when you want to ditch those classic black suits. And this pale grey silk piece replete with dainty tonal embroideries is one of the best wedding dresses to get your hands on!
Comfortably black & how!
Go casually comfy and yet royal in this black kurta and stole set that’s going to make you look like you just walked down a couture ramp! It’s a distinctive look to pull off at your own reception and would definitely make you stand out.
An embellished piece
If sequins and embellishments are your thing, then this grey and white embroidered suit is what you should be wearing for your reception. It’s such a “talk of the town” kinda piece!
Embroideries that speak
A black bandhgala with a twist, this piece boasting of dori embroidery is one helluva stunner that’s surely going to make you look all handsome and dashing at your reception!
Redefine your style
Dare to stand out and go all extraordinary in this dark mauve floral bandhgala set teamed up with a diagonally-hemmed kurta. It’s one of the best wedding dresses for the modern man who loves wearing colors and craft and flaunt ’em in style!
Coordinated Couple Looks
Of enchanting hues
Powder blue and yellow is one of the prettiest color combinations to revel in at your day-mehendi ceremony. Take cues from this couple that went all pastel-hued and blingy for their function setting some major goals.
Now that's some goals!
We love how the bride went all eclectic with her outfit and color choice and of course, how the groom color-coordinated with her to a tee. #mehendioutfitgoals
Vibrant and peppy
For their sunshining haldi ceremony, this couple went all dynamic in pinks against the contrasting yellow and white decor and won our hearts.
Go outshine the rest!
This couple won the gram with their wedding dresses and their contrasting yet complementing mehendi looks and we’d love for you to save this to your mood boards. These are “forever mehendi outfit colors” and would never fail you.
Dreamy in unique hues
Complementing each other in mauve with hints of gold, this couple got our hearts racing and everybody else’s. If looking like a unique pastel-hued dream on your big day is what you’ve envisioned then this is what you should bookmark!
Setting a statement
A perfect inspiration for contemporary couples out there, this all Ivory dream must be saved to your mood-boards. Picking up the ever-so-classic wedding dresses for their pheras, this couple set some major outfit goals that everybody loved to bits!
Some Pakistani inspo!
And of course, here’s some Pakistani wedding inspiration that’s drenched in elegance and OTT vibes at the same time. Whether it’s the hue of their outfits or the styles, everything is worth obsessing over!
Go strikingly royal for your wedding reception just like this couple did in a classic combination of red and black. While the bride looked like a showstopper in all red, the groom sure looked dashing in his black bandhgala and shawl.
Formal with a twist
For a classic and formal reception look with a twist, this couple’s look and wedding dresses are the perfect inspiration. While the groom donned a classic black suit, the bride went modish in a cream lehenga teamed up with a corset-style blouse.
Of showstopper looks
Stealing everybody’s hearts on the Internet with their tasteful reception looks, this couple sure took the bar high. We love how the bride went for a contemporary teal lehenga and the groom opted for a three-piece black suit, matching with each other even in their contrasting hues.
How To Select The Dress For Your Wedding - Mini Guide
Choosing wedding dresses for your ceremonies primarily begins with narrowing down on a certain aspects that are common to both brides and grooms. If you know exactly what you want, great! But, if you’re someone who’s struggling because the pool of choices is too deep, scroll ahead and go through this guide that’ll ease up your outfit selection process by multifold.
The first and foremost aspect that you need to finalize is how much you’re willing to spend on your outfits. Even an approximate would work but, try sticking to it. If you’re on a tight budget, completely avoid checking out designers and stores that are out of your budget. Narrowing down the list of stores as per your budget helps.
The wedding fashion industry is constantly changing and evolving with newer trends, styles, and hues both for brides and grooms. Hence, it is important to keep abreast of everything that’s in and everything that’s out before stepping out for your shopping.
What’s your style?
Figuring out what resonates with your fashion sensibilities is important! Are you the one for trends or have a heart for classic and timeless pieces? Are you desiring to go all OTT with your bridal look or do you swear by minimalism? Are you a traditional bride or groom or a contemporary one? Would you be a groom that’s all about classic wedding dresses or would you be open to experimenting with styles and hues? Ask yourself such questions and envision your look.
It’s important to finalize your wedding dresses early on but, not too early, especially for the brides. It’s recommended to shop for your bridal lehengas three months before the wedding so that there’s ample time left for alterations and fitting sessions without making your piece go out of fashion because of changing trends.
Choosing a silhouette that flatters your body type the best is important whether you’re a bride or a groom. Yes, even for the groom. The groom fashion industry has evolved massively with different styles and silhouettes being incorporated in their wedding dresses and hence, the necessity of choosing the one that suits you the best.
People you take along
Choosing your wedding dresses don’t need to be a grand affair so avoid taking a lot of people along with. Only take a limited one or two people whose judgment and style aesthetics you trust. After all, we’ve all heard the phrase, “Too many cooks, spoil the broth!”
Wedding outfit shopping is like a bag full of surprises ‘cuz you might not know what you’d find inside. And hence, it is important to keep an open mind while buying your wedding dresses. There are chances that what you thought would look good on you actually doesn’t or you might end up falling in love with something that’s entirely different from what you thought.
As much stressful choosing your wedding dresses can get, it is an equally fun experience that we know you’re going to cherish for a lifetime. So, make sure to enjoy this time while it lasts without having to worry about a lot ‘cuz hey, this blog is a savior, right?