Lehenga is the attire of choice in a majority of Indian weddings. Even South India brides have started adorning lehengas for their pre-wedding events or reception. As a bride or as a bridesmaid, you are always on the lookout for ideas to put a twist on the usual lehenga designs. And that is where we come in.

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We have scoured the internet to see what brides and celebrities are up to and, we have here details of the trending designs out there.

Cropped Lehengas

These are the newest trend in town, and a lot of brides are opting for them. “Papa Don’t Preach”, and Anita Dongre’s Grassroot labels are great labels for cropped lehengas. The length of the lehenga varies from ankle to knee length. An added perk is that the lehenga looks absolutely ravishing when you dance. 

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Some brides are choosing these knee-length lehengas over ankle-length ones, especially for Mehndi functions. The great thing about them is that you can apply Mehndi all the way up to your knees without any hassle and also flaunt it for pictures. 

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Metallic Lehengas

Another trend which has been recently sported by many celebrities is metallic lehengas. They have a Bollywood vibe about and will make you look like the diva that you are. Opt for this for a night event, preferably your reception night. You can choose something with elaborate cutwork or something simpler with metallic thread work. Go for something with geometrical patterns to have an illusive effect. 

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Belted Lehengas

Belted lehengas have been doing the rounds this wedding season. They are instrumental in holding the shawl in place and also help you look more slim and slender. Brides have been flaunting everything from leather belts to brocaded belts, and here we have gotten all the latest styles together for you. Pro tip-  belt worn along the midriff helps you look slimmer. 

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You can either fashion the belt out of the same fabric as your lehenga or go for something in a contrasting shade or pattern. If you want to add a modern twist, then go for s slim, golden or black belt. 

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Pair It With A Shirt

If you want to go for something boho-chic, pair your short lehenga skirt with a shirt. A plain white/ black shirt looks great with just about everything. You can go for this if you are choosing an elaborate skirt and you want to highlight that.

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Or you can go for a chiffon shirt with beaded collar and cuffs to give it a more ethnic twist.

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Multicolour Patchworked Lehengas

From wearing pastel colours, now brides are experimenting with lehengas featuring multiple pastel colours. For example, see how unique this design with scallop edges looks. 

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The conventional choli has been replaced with a bralette, and it just ups the glamour quotient. A captivating lehenga from Papa Don’t Preach, and the designs are inspired by Mithila paintings.

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Tulle Lehengas

Tulle lehengas are light and pretty and are ideal for weddings with a fairy tale theme. Generally, they come in pastel colours and are paired with a mirror worked or intricately embroidered blouses.

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Floral Lehengas

The trend became really popular in 2018, but because of the great designs that designers have come up with, the trend is still going strong in 2020. A floral bridal lehenga instantly amps up your charm.

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Look at this gorgeous piece from Sabyasachi. Deepika looks out of the world in this design which she wore to the wedding party hosted by Ranveer Singh’s sister.

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We hope that we have given you some great ideas! Don’t forget to pin your favourites. 

 

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