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White Beauty – Shunning traditions

Are you the traditional red bride? Or the subtle and elegant white bride? We just can’t stop being obsessed with white weddings and so we bring to you some ways in which you could add the opulence and understated elegance of white to your wedding outfit. Choose from over a dozen shades of white – creams, ivory, antique, eggshell, vanilla white and so many more! Everyone from Tarun Tahiliani, Rina Singh, Varun Bahl and Sabyasachi are including white bridal outfits in their couture collections. Check out some of the mesmerizing creations of the season:

White lehengas options:

Sabyasachi weaves magic with subtle gold embroidery on an ivory lehenga and completes the look with uncut diamond and pearl jewelry


A lehenga from Shreya Rajvi made in white with pearls with statement jewelry with a hint of color and red lips looks absolutely stunning!

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For the brides who would want to add a splash of color to their white ensemble, it’s a good idea to team your whites with baby pinks, sky blues, peaches, pastel greens and yellows. Dress up a white lehenga with colorful embroidered flowers and team it up with a pastel tulle dupatta and a heavily embroidered short blouse to be a chic summer bride

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Hand-painted and hand-embroidered bridal lehenga with zardosi, French knot and pearl details from SabyasachiFor those who can’t resist the sultry red, here are some looks you can try to add some fun to your outfit:

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Cutwork benarasi lehenga from Sabyasachi, with hand-embroidered red silk blouse and border. The lehenga is paired with a white tulle dupatta with badla detail. Uncut diamond bridal jewelry strung together with baroque pearls complete this potent look.

A white lehenga with green choli and red dupatta for the contemporary bride.

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What fabrics or embellishments to choose from?

Swarovski crystals, gold or silver embroidery, pearl or beadwork, there are so many options to choose form to make your white bridal outfit look absolutely stunning. However if you are not keen on too much work or embellishments on your lehenga then go in for chikan or crochet fabrics on nets and georgettes.


It is important to pick the right jewelry when it comes to a white bridal lehenga. Pair your outfit with off white pearls, polki or jadau set in gold, diamonds or antique gold. Avoid bright gold jewelry with your whites to make sure your jewelry does not over power your outfit but plays the role of enhancing it.

Make up

Opt for a light blush on your cheeks and tinted glossy lips or deep maroon lips with long lashes for a dramatic look.


Choose footwear in sync with the work on your lehenga. If your white lehenga has work in silver, opt for heels in silver or white or clear stone work but make sure your footwear isn’t too blingy for it’ll kill the elegance of your white outfit.

Pulling off a white ensemble isn’t everyone’s cup of tea coz where any other bright colored outfit can be topped up with bling and jazz, it’s important to keep all your accessories subtle in a way that they don’t call for attention but rather blend with your bridal outfit in a way that each piece takes your complete look one notch higher.

If you recently wore a white ensemble and pulled it off with panache, do send us your pictures and we’d love to feature you on our blog! Till then read on!

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