If you thought your wedding lehenga is the only outfit you’ll spend weeks to find… we’d like to tell you that it’ll be just the same when you’re finding your sangeet lehenga! After all, this is one outfit you can totally go all out with - no rules attached! From colours to cuts and trendy designs, there is just so much to experiment with. And to get you started, here’s a peek into our favourites from last month’s FDCI India Couture Week. It’s all the sangeet inspiration you need!
1. A royal blue story
A blue and maroon lehenga, this one’s for the bride who wants to look like absolute royalty at the sangeet. We love the heavy velvet dupatta and the voluminous lehenga skirt that’s just so stylish! Perfect for a winter sangeet function.
Begum-e-Jannat by Manav Gangwani
2. Floral wonder!
We are so in love with this Manish Malhotra creation! The net blouse with metallic thread embroidery is absolutely beautiful and adds a delicate, feminine charm to the overall look. The powder blue lehenga is such a refreshing change from the usual pinks and midnight blues. The Persian Story by Manish Malhotra
3. Elegance at its best
Traditional with just a bit of raw sexiness, this one’s a perfect pick for the bride who loves wearing black. The pleated lehenga, the full net sleeves and the waist belt give this piece just the right amount of edginess.The Last Dance Of The Courtesans by Tarun TahilianiAlso read: 7 Stunning Bridal Outfit Styles For The Modern Bride-To-Be!
4. The fun summer bride!
Get ready to have some fun dancing and twirling in this super cute Anita Dongre number. A combination of a bright pink lehenga and a peach top, this one screams attention! And ooh, we adore the butterfly sleeve blouse. How cute!Epic Love by Anita Dongre
5. A vision in white
We’ve been seeing so many brides wear white at their wedding that we just had to show you this stunner by Manav Gangwani. A beautiful white lehenga with intricate embroidery, this one’s just so majestic.
Begum-e-Jannat by Manav Gangwani
6. The cheery orange!
This bright orange brocade silk number is just the sort of lehenga I would love to wear as a bride. It’s fuss free, it’s fun, it’s vibrant and it will surely allow you to put your hair down and dance the night away! Also, the jhoomar tie-ons are so chic. Kamangari by Reynu Tandon
7. Royal princess
Dressed in a gold choli and a midnight blue lehenga, actress Yami Gautam makes quite a statement as she walks the ramp for designers Rimple and Harpreet Narula. The architectural motifs and the scattered booti work add all the glitz and glam to this one. Hiraeth by Rimple & Harpreet NarulaAlso read: 8 Indian Designers Who Are *Perfect* For The New-Age Bride!
8. Pretty in purple
Winter wedding? Deep shades like maroon and purple are your best bet to make an impression. A classy crop choli and a heavily embellished lehenga will make sure that all eyes are on you. And the pleated frill at the bottom adds just the right amount of drama.The Persian Story by Manish Malhotra
9. Gorgeous in gota patti
A trademark gota patti lehenga by Anita Dongre, this off-white creation is absolutely mesmerizing. We love the delicate and feminine work and the flattering silhouette of the lehenga. You can’t go wrong with this one, ladies.
Epic Love by Anita Dongre
10. A frilly affair
Make head turns in an emerald green number complete with a sexy off-shoulder blouse, mirror work and lots of frills! It’s super cute and very different from the typical wedding outfits. You’ll look like you’ve just stepped off the ramp! ;-)Begum-e-Jannat by Manav GangwaniImages: Viral Bhayani and FDCI India Couture Week