Whether you chose to go the traditional Course with a lehenga, as seen on Aditi Rao Hydari, or Even Adventuresome with a strapless gown like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Lakmé Fashion Week summer/resort 20-19 showcased wedding inspiration to Every Kind of bride

Serving up some of the greatest conversation-starter collections by novice and veteran performers, Lakmé fashion-week summer/resort 20-19 didn’t disappoint at the wedding wear styles section.

For the romantic bride

Pastel sunglasses

A rainbow of beiges, frosty blues, delicate peaches and corals along side shades of cotton-candy proved to be a huge bridal trend at the Lakmé Fashion Week summer/resort 20-19. Designers ShriyaSom along with Shehla Khan bent to the powder palette. The ensembles, emphasised with angular themes and pre-pleated textures, presented raffia in florals and fringes. The 3d embellished lehengas, panelled bolero using tasseled skirt, a jacket over a tulle corset apparel and appliquéd absolute gowns from the lineup made ideal destination wedding wear.

Khan’s group, titled’Diana’ from her label Shehlaa, paid homage to the overdue Princess Diana. The collection, characterised by pastel hues, showcased elaborate embellishments and details. Her show was started from Isabel Kaif, who uttered a olive and silver lehenga. The outfits containing kaftans, lehengas with lace shirts or cowl-sleeved and tie-up cholis were generously splashed with crystals and pearls. The roster interestingly progressed from pretty pastels into fuchsia and black, lending itself to ombré and resistant textures.


Little to lots, monochrome to multi-coloured –florals seem to make a come back for wedding wear year after year. At the series, blooms were rendered through thread-work or as 3D embellishments. This familiar motif was showcased by designer Payal Singhal during her collection,’Qo’shillish’, which contrasts to confluence at Uzbek. The leitmotif took on artforms like zardozi and Pietre Dura on the ensembles, which comprised everything from a lehenga using a tie-up blouse, asymmetric kurtas along with Nizamishararas to your sari with frilled pallu along with skirt. Mouni Roy closed the series to get Singhal at a beige floral lehenga.

Enhanced with threadwork, gold cord, prints and zardozi on an ivory color, the number included floor-sweeping kurtas, short flared blouses, stately jackets, among the others, with the menswear line as sumptuous as the women’s.


Ruffles struck LakméFashionWeek summer/resort 2019 having a bang. From micro-trims to flouncy cascades, the soft allure of the ruffle looks apt for all wedding occasions, if you choose a sari with flounces for the sangeet night or a lehenga having a ruffled dupatta for the mehandi. Kolkata-based designer Anushree Red-Dy ‘s bridal set at the show was a tipping of her hat to the lively ruffle. Utilizing pure silk, handwoven cotton and organza along a selection of pastel and jewel tones, the collection showcased a ruffle draped sari, a sari paired with a blouse blouse, and a lehenga with a ruffle dupatta–enriched using intricate thread-work embroidery that came teeming with zardozi.

For your rebel bride

Fierce and androgynous looks

Luckily, fashion has tilted its binary view of sex in late years by adopting layouts which celebrate the average person. Apparently, this cross over trend has caught the fancy of brides everywhere too, who’ve adopted customs within their distinctive way. This egalitarian tenet has been design and brothers spouses Shantanu and NikhilMehra’s faculty of idea as they forayed in to fashion. For the LakméFashionWeek, the duo chose not to ascribe to a archetypical soft, womanly variety and presented their fearless ‘Recruit’ set, containing edgy skirts paired using androgynous bandhgalas, gowns with capes along with sari draped over cropped bandhgala-style blouses–all into a black and reddish colour palette and adorned with all eclectic medallion adornments, silk tassels and intricate golden embroidery. The highlight was the black off-shoulder apparel Kareena Kapoor Khan sashayed down the runway in.

Lehenga gown hybrids

Also making its way into the upper layer of wedding styles for this year was that the conflux of customs and styles. With a concentration on abolishing predefined silhouettes for conventional wedding outfits was designer Gaurav Gupta’s’The (Un)folding’ collection. The presentation saw Gupta’s mix of cocktail couture, lehenga gown hybrids and edgy club wear his signature boning sculpted silhouettes. The stellar edit of light blues, whites, greys and blacks also saw a mixture of menswear. Actor Tabu opened the series in a flowery embellished gown and was followed by in models organized couture, while Karan Johar shut the lineup.


From dim to statement-making. Although picking a wedding gown in white or black may seem counterintuitive, Jodhpur-based fashion-designer Raghavendra Rathore made a compelling case for the achromatic shades along with his latest group,’An Ode To The Bandhgala’. His lineup was determined by and created around formal day dressing with ensembles that represented the rich handicrafts and artisanal tradition of India, also showcased the re-invented bandhgala both for men and women. Showstoppers Janhvi Kapoor and Anil Kapoor enthralled audiences with their choices in the sable colour.

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