India is home to some of the best designers in fashion. Veteran Indian designers practically weave finesse, elegance and style in their creations.
Such is their popularity that certain Indian bridal dresses are solely associated with them and hardly with anyone else.
Below is a compilation of three traditional Indian bridal dresses created by these designers.
Sabyasachi is probably the most sought after India bridal dress designer. Which bride doesn’t want to be draped in nine yards of pure Sabyasachi Mukherjee created bliss?
Sabyasachi is famous for his beautiful renditions of the elegant and quintessentially Indian bridal dresses like the sari and the lehenga. He proves the age old adage ‘Creativity knows no bounds’ by incorporating different elements together to fashion a unique and simply exquisite sari.
All his runways are incomplete without this stunning Indian bridal dress that has made him the reigning King of Saris.
Anita Dongre has made her way into the hearts of millions of brides that choose to get married in beguiling Anarkalis, the epitome of timeless beauty. Her fashion shows feature her styles that are made for the modern woman.
Her colour palette is versatile yet very elemental. She uses both bright and subtle colours and throws in a pop of bridal red in this somewhat unconventional array of colours. For over a decade she designed innovative silhouettes and cuts with a mix of colours and prints.
She believes that fashion is about comfort, elegance, attitude and style and this is exhibited in each of her creations!
Ask an Indian bride what she wants most for her wedding, and she will undoubtedly ask for an elaborate Manish Malhotra signature style lehenga.
He makes tiny cholis and sexy plunging necklines look tasteful. He treads the path not taken by opting for colours other than the traditional red for his bridal lehengas. Intricate embroidery, zari and gota work are commonly associated with him. He transforms unusual into usual with just one magical touch, like his famous velvet lehengas.
Indian Bridal Dresses have been evolving since time immemorial but what remains constant is the core essence of Indian tradition which binds all these outfits together.
Sources: Wedding Sutra, The Delhi Bride, Glam Check