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Wedding Lehengas With a Twist for the Unconventional Bride

Each year during the much-awaited wedding season, you’ll come across brides-to-be on the lookout for the perfect bridal lehenga. However, making that once-in-a-lifetime choice is not facile. On your D-day, you want to look beautiful, graceful as well as different from all the other brides you’ve come across. If you’re less about clichés and more about experimentation, then we’ve got you covered.

One way to achieve this is to break the convention of wearing the traditional lehenga most brides steer towards available in all the shades of red imaginable. As there are numerous things that need your attention while you plan for your wedding, we’ve picked out bridal lehengas to make things easier for you. Below, you’ll find a few atypical but spectacular lehengas you can consider wearing to your dream wedding:

Subtle Florals

If you really want to stand out, why not opt for an ivory lehenga, which is completely on the opposite color spectrum in comparison to red. If you prefer minimalist fashion pieces usually, then this gorgeous floral lehenga by Anita Dongre is the ensemble you should consider wearing to your wedding. Besides, the light colors are perfect for spring season. This chanderi lehenga set possesses intricate floral embroidery, which is reminiscent of the lush green gardens with blooming flowers in the summer months. Named the ‘Dhruvi Lehenga’ by the designer, the ensemble features exquisite gota patti, zordosi, resham, sequin and dori work. It is paired with a sweetheart neck choli and organza dupatta. Bouncy curls and fresh makeup will work well with the summery look.

Embellished from Head-to-Toe

The intricate Kalidaar by the master couturier Sabyasachi, imitates a lehenga and owing to its regal look, will work well as a wedding ensemble for the bride. Owing to the detailed embroidery, the lehenga seems as if it has specks of colorful glitter all over it. If you’re a fan of all things sparkly and shimmery, then this is a good option for you. The tulle material and sheer drapes give the lehenga quite a feminine and structured look. Furthermore, you’ll be delighted to know that the outfit will not bog down the wearer as much as a conventional lehenga, which gives the ensemble major brownie points. Due to the heavy embellishments, go light on the jewellery so as to avoid a gaudy look.

Fresh Pastels

Most would not think about wearing this stunning lehenga by Manish Malhotra to their wedding. But if you can rock this ensemble on your special day, you will be remembered as a true fashionista. The outfit features a lilac flared lehenga skirt with a heavily embroidered one-shoulder blouse. The lehenga comes with a dupatta crafted in organza. It is the fringe embroidery that makes the lehenga an eye catcher. Go minimal with neck jewelry and instead opt for heavy earrings owing to the one-shoulder style of the blouse. As you’ll be managing the outfit the whole time, make sure you choose comfortable footwear- wedges are a safe yet stylish option with this Manish Malhotra lehenga.

Soothing Yellow

A yellow hued lehenga is perfect for an exchange of vows under the summer sun. Whether it be a beach wedding or one amidst greenery and flowers, the hue is sure to amp up your look. The ensemble features a flared lehenga skirt crafted in net with intricate sequin embellishments. It comes with a deep back blouse with a tie up detailing adding that extra oomph. The dupatta as well as the sheer sleeves possess embellishments, adding to the overall sparkle. With this lehenga too, minimal jewellery is recommended.

If you are in the mood to try out new styles, a Manish Malhotra saree or any traditional saree by a designer that you love, is also a good option for your wedding. This way you can be experimental as well as traditional all at the same time!