Manish Malhotra’s penchant for creating designs that are creative and distinct can be seen with his latest bridal wear collection. He has used fancy wedding sarees and long, flared lehengas with cropped cholis and dupattas. With heavy embroidery and embellishment, work on the clothing has been done in gold and silver, over rich color like burgundy, black, gray, red and beige.
Refining the Indian traditional wear, Sabyasachi Mukherjee’s bridal collection has an emphasized use of red in various prominent shades. The designs make use of net mixed with rich fabrics, as well as heavy embroidery in gold, bronze and silver to enhance the cuts and silhouettes created by the designer for the quintessential Indian bride.
Gandhavedh-the essences are deeply inspired to revive the age-old conventions of using Indian fragrances as a natural perfume throughout India.
Neeta Lulla’s bridal wear takes a different route and features a combination of bright and soft pastels. Colors such as soft pastel pinks, peach, lime yellow and sparkly red enhance the designs that have beautiful and flattering cuts. Use of golden embroidery makes the clothes look rich, and the usual lehengas and sarees have been given an upgrade with unique flared borders and cholis in modern cuts.
Modern Styles And Classic Elegance
By the masters of revival and reinvention, this bridal range entails a new take on chikankari, zardozi and mirror-work. Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla’s signature contemporary style of classic elegance is seen in the clothing that showcases silks, brocades, gold and silver thread work. The color palette is diverse and includes white, yellow, saffron, orange and Holi hues. The show opener Sonam Kapoor wore a stunning golden gown that trailed across the ramp.
A mix of traditional saris, suits and ghaghras, Tarun Tahiliani’s collection of bridal wear looks stunning, and a dream come true for any bride to be. With bold styles, the range of colors and embroidery showcase the designer’s keen eye for detail. There are also some lehengas in softer tones with heavy work and contemporary styles. Lisa Haydon’s attire in white with heavy gold embroidery made her look elegant and beautiful.