Wedding dresses in India more or less revolve around the same theme–vermillion hued silks/georgette embellished in gold and paired with the classic blouse and a heavy dupatta. TBH, it is quite a steller look and does not require too much of an update. That said, weddings are also the time to have fun and go all-in when it comes to experimentation. According to us, pre-wedding festivities are the best time to unleash your off-beat style and we’re armed with the perfect curation to make our point. Here is a list of 18 haldi dresses that will ensure that you make everyone do a double-take:
Looking for the kind of haldi outfits that establish your dominion as the fashion-forward bride? We have got the perfect finds for you. Here are some haldi ceremony dresses for the bride that will ensure that all eyes are on you during pre-wedding festivities:
Helmed by Shalini Jaikaria and Paras Bairoliya, Geisha Designs is an India based luxury lifestyle brand that offers the perfect blend of modernity with tradition. The brand has some stunning designs that would be perfect for your pre-wedding functions and this braided co-ord set is one of our top picks from the lot. From the strapless braided top to the semi-sheer braided skirt, we love it all. Rest assured, this would be the perfect haldi ceremony outfit and will add an element of fun to your bridal trousseau.
Want to take the traditional routine and stick to yellow for your haldi outfit? We have the perfect pick. The embroidered yellow anarkali by Keerthi Kadire is an absolute beauty and it is the soft contrast provided by the sky blue dupatta that we dig the most about this look.
In case you are planning to build a capsule wardrobe with all your trousseau picks, we highly recommend this patola saree by Varastraa. Be it the striking pallu or the classic red and white contrast, everything about this look is plain stunning.
For brides who plan to dance the hell out during their shaadi festivities, this Saundh lehenga would make for a great haldi outfit. The breezy lehenga is crafted in digitally printed raw silk and has been paired with a blouse that features cord embroidery on the yoke and glorious bell sleeves.
Have a reputation for being the most stylish cousin and would like to maintain it during the shaadi festivities? Here is a curation of stylish haldi dresses that will keep you covered:
Swatee Singh’s label stands for all things ultra feminine and here is an outfit that more than lives up to the reputation. This jewel neck gown by the designer has our attention for its long, cascading sleeves and the cinched waist detail.
Take a moment to soak in the olive green hue of this gorgeous sharara set by ASRA ‘coz that is how stunning it really is. We love the three piece design of this outfit and it is the dramatic sleeves that make it a great choice for your haldi function dress.
Style Island recently launched their couture collection and it is this Goodness gown from the lot that we’d like to recommend as the perfect haldi dress for the bride. Katrina Kaif recently made a case for white haldi outfits and this stunning garment will surely help you take the glamm factor a notch higher with its ethereal flowy flounce and sensual halter neck design.
If you are frantically looking for haldi ceremony dress ideas, this yellow organza anarkali with jacket style yoke & dupatta might catch your eye.
Would you like to drop the drama and keep it fuss free for some of the pre-wedding functions? Here are some simple haldi dresses that should be in your bookmark folder:
Done in the softest hue of powder blue, this ethereal anarkali will have you falling for it at the first sight. We love how the outfit is so easy to carry and yet so grand in its appeal. This would definitely make for a very interesting haldi outfit given the unusual colour.
Jumpsuits for haldi? Why not! However, be sure that you find the right pick and Swatee Singh offers plenty of them. Top on our wishlist is this off-shoulder wide legged separate that is as simple as it gets and yet compacts all the glamm and oomph that we seek in a haldi outfit.
This cobalt blue silk dress by Fabindia is a lesson in how to make it classy while keeping it uber simple. This is a stunning haldi dress and can be styled in a number of ways depending on whether you’re planning on dressing up or dressing down. Invest, we say!
For those who are unwilling to spend big bucks in their pre-wedding outfits, this polka foil skirt set by House of Indya would be a great pick.
Looking for an outfit that resonates with your strong spirit? Here are some modern haldi ceremony dresses that will help you make a statement:
It really doesn’t get more chic than turning up at a wedding function in an updated power suit and this glorious mustard yellow set by Raisin is the vibe that we are talking about. It is sharp, it is suave, and definitely a head turner. The best part here? You can later style both the pieces as separates and wear them in endless combinations.
Mandira Wirk is the designer that we look up to for our destination wedding essentials and this one shoulder drop top and wrap skirt pairing definitely makes the cut.
Effortlessly dramatic is how we’d describe this cherry red maxi dress by Saaksha and Kinni. A perfect pick for your haldi ceremony, don’t you think?
Planning to bring some high fashion feels to your pre-wedding festivities? Here are some designer haldi dresses that might be of help:
This Qbik lehenga set is like a feast for the eyes. Devil’s in the details with this beauty and we love how the varying elements come together to make for the most fun and vibrant haldi outfit.
Florals go beautifully for haldi and this printed saree by Archahan Shah is a sure shot winner.
We love this aqua blue lehenga for its layered skirt and the risque cutwork top. A 10/10 haldi outfit for sure.
Matching Couple’s Outfit: Tying the knot with the partner of your dreams this shaadi season? How about you take things up a notch and go for equally dreamy outfits? Here are some bride and groom’s matching dresses for wedding that will have you convinced.
Reception Dresses: While the wedding reception dress for brides sits last on the list of shopping priorities, it needs to be given more attention ‘coz it marks your first appearance as a newlywed. With exactly that thought in mind, here are some reception outfits for brides that will ensure that all eyes are on you.
Dresses For The Groom & Bride’s Sisters: Sarees, lehengas, shararas, contemporary and fusion offerings and those with a traditional touch, here’s a curation that’ll match everyone’s preferences.
Wedding Reception Gowns: To make sure you have your wedding reception ensemble sorted, we have narrowed down some of the best gowns for Indian wedding receptions that we think you’ll like!
Haldi decoration at home : Make your haldi ceremony hatke and fabulous by these decoration ideas.
So fam, all set to finalise your haldi outfit?
Featured Image: Geisha Designs, Swatee Singh, Qbik, Bhumika Sharma