Almost all of us have this entire sartorial narrative and elaborate fantasies revolving around our wedding day. If you are a true fashion girl then we are sure that you even have your entire wedding outfit all designed and styled in your head. However, we all know that come wedding day and a lot of this dreaming and planning goes haywire amid all the preparations and chaos. This is exactly why staying prepared is a great idea. You should basically have a list of the brands that you love and the kind of trousseau that you envision. Now, just in case you are a bride-to-be who has been sent into the panic zone with our little sermon on preparedness & shiz, we got you covered! We have curated a list of 13 homegrown labels that offer unique trousseau picks at affordable prices. In case, a standout bridal trousseau is what you seek, read on:
Seek to create a unique bridal wardrobe? Bookmark these 13 brands ASAP:
With each one of its designs giving a nod to the regal glory of the pink city, this homegrown brand is perfect if you are looking for vibrant anarkalis and suits sets. The brand’s designer, Saloni Panwar has an affinity towards relaxed silhouettes and jewel hues which makes each one of her designs a trousseau must-have.
With every drape reflecting sophistication, authenticity and innovation, TheRealB strives to make women feel free, confident and most importantly, themselves. The pret-a-porter brand is on a mission to make luxe fashion accessible and affordable. The brand is perfect in case you want to add a few polished Western garments to your arsenal. Here are our picks:
Be it the latest B-town trends or standout bridal picks, you will find it all on Kalki Fashion and in every budget possible. Here’s a quirky jacket dress that would be apt for your pre-wedding celebrations:
Alternatively, you can also pick this Banarasi saree:
A relatively new homegrown brand, label Ilma has our heart for their luxe fabrics and the affordable price range. This is a sustainable, made-to-order brand which means that everything that you get would be designed just for you. Now, that’s just the sort of bridal treatment that you seek, right?
There is no way you are going to create a bridal trousseau sans any chikankari separates in it. Well, if you are currently scouring the net for statement chikankari picks, then it really does not get any better than this ombre beauty by label Aishwaryrika:
Weddings in India are followed with a lot of wining and dining and we have just the brand that you’d like to explore for your going out basics post-wedding. Helmed by Dimple Katara, the brand does everyday basics and cotton separates that are equal parts breezy and statement. We are especially lusting after this red suit set at the moment and think it would be the perfect fit to attend post-wedding dinners in:
With its motto of #weaverstowearers, Vinusto is an amazing brand that is committed to connecting fashion connoisseurs to the craftspeople. Their products are fun, festive, and quintessentially Indian. Take, for instance, this gorgeous suit set in the classic contrast of red and green:
Want to add one of those show-stopping picks to your trousseau that make everyone do a double-take? This golden, tissue saree by Kosataga should be your pick:
Gone are the days of OTT bridal jewels and showing off how much gold you received at your wedding. The contemporary bride likes to keep it understated but statement and Suhani Batwara’s Tanzire is a brand that captures the aesthetic really well. Featured here is a versatile albeit unique choker and a pair of striking semi-precious stone studs:
Don’t want to break your bank by investing in uber-expensive gold and diamond jewels? We ain’t judging. In fact, we support your call and recommend Kharikajai, a sustainable brand that is empowering the craftsmanship and sustaining the handmade karigari of Assam. Our picks from the brand comprise their pure silver Japi ring and Mantasa choker set:
If you like to keep it dainty and festive in the jewel department, then Zariin has to be your go-to brand. We have our eyes on this delicate bangle and love how it can be paired with a number of outfits:
Have a thing for semi-precious stones and crystals? My Meera Store is a rather unique brand that will offer you all sorts of stone jewellery in designs that will truly have your heart and prices that would be super nice to your pocket:
The Indian bridal trousseau remains incomplete without cutesy juttis and Pastel & POP is just the brand in case you seek intricately done, minimal picks:
So brides-to-be, all set to create a show-stopping trousseau?
Featured Image: TheRealB, Kosataga, and Vinusto