The Wedding Salad

An Indian wedding means numerous wedding functions and the bride needs dresses apart from the lehenga to look classy yet feel comfortable moving around. Here’s where wedding sarees come to the rescue. There’s a plethora of sarees with elaborate prints, designs, detailed work in a variety of fabrics catering especially to weddings. So, you will find sarees for every taste. If you want to stand out and rule the fashion game at your wedding, pay close attention. We’ve picked 24 sarees from designers’ collections and real weddings which we think will really make you the talk of the town.

Tarun Tahiliani: The fashion veteran
Tarun Tahiliani

As one of the most well-known designers in India, Tarun Tahiliani’s sarees have been a favourite among Bollywood stars and brides who want a royal elegance in their look.

Sabyasachi Mukherjee: The favourite of the stars

(Images courtesy: Sabyasachi Mukherjee's Official Facebook page)

Another designer who is now an established Bollywood favourite is Sabyasachi Mukherjee. He is primarily known for his exquisite bridal lehengas, but his sarees, too, are a class apart. His latest collection, Le Club De Calcutta drives on heavy metallic notes, embellishments and the use of capes, fringes and other highlight elements. He is also known for floral, breezy elements, especially with his spring-summer collections.

Manish Malhotra: The wedding connoisseur

Manish Malhotra’s bridal sarees have an ethereal quality which has appealed to Indian women across generations. From Bollywood fashionistas to the neighbour next door, everyone wants a Manish Malhotra saree in their wedding saree collection.

Anita Dongre: A twist to Indian weddings

Looking for 'breezy' wear that's on trend, unique and suited to a Mehndi or a Sangeet. Opt for bridal sarees from designer Anita Dongre, who has pastel inspirations as a part of her latest spring-summer collection. 'Our Songs of Summer' featured Rajasthani embroidery on pastel sarees in light pink, yellow and green.

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Anita Dongre has become a household name in Indian wedding fashion. She gives a contemporary twist to Indian fashion, and specifically to, to make them appeal to a younger audience.

Anju Modi: Regalia in fashion

Anju Modi is known for the grandiosity of her designs. And films like Bajirao Mastani, and Deepika Padukone’s stunning outfits, have added to this reputation. Anju Modi's bridal sarees are perfect for a friend’s or cousin’s wedding where one must stand out. The intricate detail on the sarees and the blouses will make you fall in love with Anju Modi’s designs.

Masaba Gupta: A burst of colours

Masaba Gupta is known for her quirky sense of fashion which also extends to the wedding sarees she designs. The vibrant colours and the unique designs make for great pictures at wedding functions.

Payal Singhal: Capes and more

Cape sarees have been quite the rage for a while now, and one designer who executes this style really well is Payal Singhal. Her sarees are perfect for a sexy cocktail outfit or as a wedding day outfit for your bestie’s wedding.

Gaurav Gupta: Quirky like never before

Gaurav Gupta

Gaurav Gupta

Gaurav Gupta’s fashion is known to create a fusion of a myriad of ideas and cultures, and that reflects in his Indian outfits as well. The wedding sarees he designs are unique and not the kind you would’ve ever seen before.

Real weddings: Be you

Sometimes, all you have to do is scroll through bridal photos from real weddings to get inspired. One doesn’t have to be a designer to know what works for oneself, and you’ll see various examples in wedding albums of fashion done right.

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Even if sarees weren’t your thing earlier, these stunning outfits will surely change your mind. Not only are they versatile in their design, they also represent a growing voice that wants to redefine Indian wedding fashion. Combine these beautiful wedding sarees with elegant bridal hairstyles and latest bridal makeup to look drop-dead gorgeous. So, now you know where to shop for your wedding trousseau.