Sure, you might want to flaunt the latest designer lehenga on your wedding, but the charm of a custom-made bridal trousseau has a grace of its own. And even though a made-to-measure lehenga or a Kurti that fits you well makes you feel like you won a jackpot, finding a trusted tailor who can deliver the idea from your Pinterest board is a task on its own!
But fret not, we have done all the running around for you and have put together a list of the best master tailors in Mumbai you can blindly trust with your bridal trousseau. And we mean it!
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Shezeen Hyder is one of the most trusted names when it comes to custom made bridal sharara and ghararas. She even does amazing kurtis and hijab patterns based on your tastes and specification. An appointment with Shezeen involves meeting her in person at her South Bombay boutique, chatting up over cups of coffee and then zeroing down on the desired outfit. Shezeen even does designer replicas while adding a few of her customizations to them, which is always a plus!
Prices start from Rs 40,000 for a lehenga and Rs 1,800 for Salwar Kameez and Modest Wear.
Address: 13, Pearl Mansion, Maharshi Karve Road, Marine Lines
Call: + 91 9930979269
Manish Jolly is the answer to all your lifelong blouse tailoring requirements. Manish’s family has been in the tailoring business for about three decades and are very well known for their designer bridal blouses that fit like a glove. The humble, Kemps Corner establishment is a blouse design haven from where you can select a pattern or even create some of your own. The master tailor is even capable of making a full-fledged choli pattern out of your doodly sketches and is also a trusted name when it comes to designer cholis for your sarees.
Prices start from Rs 1,100 and upwards for a blouse.
Address: Opposite Shalimar Hotel, in the lane next to Millionaire, Kemps Corner.
Call +91 9820840987/ 022 23892144
We get it, sometimes it becomes increasingly difficult to find a western wear tailor for your lavish bridal cocktail gowns or even a white wedding. But Michelle Rodrigues is an exception. If you are looking for a gown for one of your wedding functions or to add to your bridal trousseau, then Michelle is definitely the person to visit. Each dress is crafted with the bride’s taste and body frame in mind after multiple appointments and fittings. The subtle embroidery and the varied gown patterns is what makes Michelle a favourite not only among Christian brides but chic cocktail wear for all brides in general!
Prices are based on the pattern and embroidery of the gown and it would be best to connect with Michelle’s team for more information.
Address: Nelnom Apartments, near KCA hall, Veronica road, Bandra
Call: +91 9820353320/+91 7710990757
Whether you are looking for a chic fusion outfit a la Sonam Kapoor or a designer replica to wear at one of your shaadi functions, Sagar tailor will make sure that he delivers nothing but the best. Operating out of a small shop in the busy streets of Hill road, head to Sagar tailors with all your Instagram snapshots! He may even guide you on choosing the right embroidery pattern for your lehenga and have it delivered to you even when you show up at his door on short notice.
Stitching prices for kurtis and fusion outfits start from Rs 750 and Rs 1,500 for a bridal outfit.
Call: +91 9821277217
Address: Next to Elco Market, Hill Road, Bandra (West)
Operating out of his workshop in Juhu, there is a reason why Fakhruddin Shaikh is the most trusted name when it comes to your bridal trousseau. From staying on trend with the latest bridal lehenga designs to mixing and matching fusion wear ghararas and straight cut salwars, Fakhruddin Shaikh is the man to reckon for all your bridal trousseau needs. But since he is wildly popular, we suggest you take an appointment with him at least two months before your D-day to avoid any disappointments.
Prices start from Rs 2,500 for stitching and will add up depending on the design and pattern of your outfit.
Call: +91 98205 66590
Address: Fakhruddin Shaikh’s Workshop, Inside Juhu Galli, Juhu.
Our list will be incomplete if we do not mention at least one genius of a tailor, who has been Bollywood’s trusted favourite for years. Chandrashekar master has made bridal outfits for bollywood actresses ranging from Karishma Kapoor to even Deepika Padukone. The master tailor takes limited orders for bridal outfits and trousseau and is famous for intricate embroidery and zari work. He even makes superb kurtis and salwar kameez and would even assist you on the design and pattern if you’d like.
Prices for stitching start from a whopping Rs 5,000. (He is not called a Bollywood’s favourite tailor for nothing!)
Call: +91 9820186626.
Pooja Vaswani is a trusted name when it comes to designer Indian wear and apart from being famous for impeccable tailoring, she would also warmly guide you with fabric sourcing and embroidery design. She has her own boutique in Goregaon but insists on calling her first (so that she can know you better) before you officially book an appointment. She has been tailoring for over 18 years and it is her passion that drives her to promise nothing but the best for her clients. She is widely known for her ghagra choli designs and even makes the most stunning pastel and net lehengas that are increasingly famous in Mehendi and haldi functions.
Price for bridal lehengas start from Rs 30,000. Kurtis range from Rs 1,500 and upwards.
Call: +91 98212812233.