When it comes to designers serving the most whimsical, romantic of outfits, Manish Malhotra's name is bound to join the conversation. The designer's sheer artistic genius and his brilliant designs require no introduction. As for would-be-brides looking to ace that bridal look, his name is one that tops the charts. In sync with that thought, one cannot miss delving into real bride inspiration at Manish Malhotra Vows, a dedicated bridal Instagram page by the designer.
To begin with, we rounded up the best of metallic bridal ensembles by him, and let's just say that the category is a gift that keeps on giving. Below, some of the best wedding outfits featuring that classic metallic shine. From lehengas and sarees to contemporary attires, it's all in here!
Metallic leanings may bring to mind outfits emblazoned with motifs and all that jazz but as this Manish Malhotra bride proved, it can be a monotone version as well! Comprising tone-on-tone details to give way to a head-turning outfit, this neutral-hued lehenga makes for a winning wedding ensemble for sure.
Dripping in sequins, you say? We read your mind. Enter this head-turning design by the designer, complete with details to spare. A bridal outfit ideal for those looking to ditch the traditional reds, this metallic number featuring glimmer is bound to make heads turn. A touch of that on-point makeup comes highly recommended too!
No longer restricted to a single function, the lehenga has gone through an update in the past few years. Case in point: this remarkably distinct Manish Malhotra look as spotted on a bride for one of her ceremonies. Complete with bedazzling mirror-work and a yellow hue, this look is one to bookmark for those on the lookout for refreshing bridal numbers.
And of course, if playing with silhouettes is on your mind, all you got to do is take a leaf out of this Manish Malhotra bride's style guide. A new-age metallic look comprising of an off-the-shoulder blouse with trails and a contemporary lehenga, the intricate handiwork in it makes it stand out from the crowd. Should you be looking to hit save for some cocktail-ready ensembles, this is it.
If you thought the popular 'desi girl' look was restricted to a gold palette alone, this real bride's outfit will urge you to think again. Incorporating a play of two distinct tones, the metallic designer saree was worn with a modern blouse and came with its fair share of glimmer.
For those of you who would rather make way for a winning sartorial moment with a gown, this MM bride wore one that's worth taking cues from. The subtle iteration with hints of metallic sheen also featured a back detail that imparted a chic look to the ensemble. Worth a try for would-be-brides on the lookout!
Classics such as this chevron-detail lehenga seen on this beautiful bride will always be in vogue but you can give yours a twist. A distinctive blouse in matching tones is what works wonders and if you have any doubts, we recommend taking a closer look at this Manish Malhotra ensemble. Don't forget to add a striking lip colour while you are at it!
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