Known to be the colour of “Suhaag”, a red lehenga or a saree is what brides have been adorning themselves with since ages. And if you’re a bride to be, you already know that a red is not just one colour. There are endless numbers of shades, patterns, designs, embroidery that you can choose from to get that perfect red lehenga of your dreams. From wine, cherry to ruby, scarlet and blood; with Zari work, contemporary blouse designs and innovative Dupatta combinations - the sky is your limit!
Why don’t you just dig in these 12 stunning blood red bridal lehenga images and take some cues for your winter wedding?
1. All red lehenga with golden embroidery all over
This is one of those blood red bridal lehenga images that would make every bride go sigh! Gorgeous cherry red lehenga with golden embroidery all over the skirt and Choli and a red Dupatta with golden stone or Zari work - a perfect traditional bridal look whose charm you simply cannot escape. You can opt for Maggam designs for the blouse too.
Jewellery: Kundan choker, necklace with stone pendants, Kundan and gold Maang Tikka and large gold earrings with green stones.
2. Red lehenga with bold motifs as embroidery
Here’s a red lehenga but with a twist! You can go for heavy embroidery with temple motifs or “Barat” motifs on your entire blood red lehenga. This kind of bold work will tone down the redness of your skirt yet maintaining the vibe. Pair it up with a darker shaded blouse with similar works all over. You can ditch the Pallu Dupatta to showcase the amazing embroidery and go with only the overhead Pallu.
Jewellery: Bold broad Kundan necklace covering the entire neck, medium size Maang Tikka and large hooped Nath.
3. Oxblood red Lehenga with contemporary blouse designs
Choosing a deeper shade for your blood red lehenga would be quite apt for a winter wedding or a night wedding. This is one of such blood red bridal lehenga images where you can see a beautiful fusion of traditional and modern styles. Go for stone or mirror embellishments on the lehenga heaviest around the centre. However, for the blouse, you can choose a few contemporary designs on the sleeves and neck.
Jewellery: Kundan Choker, large dangling earrings and a heavy Kundan Matha Patti.
4. Bright red lehenga with floral embroidery and stonework
Choose a bright red lehenga in silk with stonework for your wedding. You can go for floral or paisley motifs as far as the embroidery on the whole outfit is concerned. Sport a matching lightweight head Dupatta. For the Pallu, you can opt for a pink net Dupatta with heavy embroidery on the broad borders. Enhance your red with blood red lipstick with a slight shimmer.
Jewellery: Gold broad necklace, gold Jhumkas and golden Matha Patti with stones.
5. Wine red velvet lehenga with heavy silver work
Look divine in a Sabyasachi wine red velvet lehenga with intricately layered silver thread work all over the dress. Is this one of the most awe-inspiring blood red bridal lehenga images you’ve ever seen? Get inspired and treat yourselves like a red queen on your big day!
Jewellery: Diamond, Kundan or white gold jewellery. Modest tear drop Maang Tikka and Kundan earrings.
6. Red lehenga choli with yellow and golden floral embroidery
Wear a blood red lehenga on your wedding with Phulkari or other floral embroideries in contrasting colours, like yellow. As for the blouse or Choli, get Gota Patti embroidery done all over the blouse.
Jewellery: Kundan choker, dangling Kundan earrings and Kundan bangles; golden Matha Patti or Kundan Maang Tikka.
7. Deep wine lehenga with heavy golden embroidery on the blouse
This one is for brides who love all the dark shades! A deep wine coloured lehenga with golden embroidery on it paired up with a lighter shaded net dupatta with heavy borders. You can go easy on the embroidery of lehenga but heavy on the Choli work. Vines could be one of your options for the embroidery.
Jewellery: Red and golden bangles, Kundan broad necklace, Kundan Jhumkas, a small Maang Tikka with just the pendant and small golden Nath.
8. Rose red lehenga with vertical bold paisley designs
One of the off-beat options from the blood red bridal lehenga images you’ve seen today is this one with elongated paisley embroidery on it. A rose coloured lehenga with little hints of green around the edges and borders and vines embroidered on the blouse - that could the talk of the town on your wedding this winter!
Jewellery: Diamond necklace and earrings, white, green and red bangles, and a medium-sized golden Maang Tikka.
9. Candy red silk lehenga with heavy silver embroidery
Aren’t you inspired by this bride who just rocked the candy red coloured silk lehenga? Go for raw silk or Benarasi silk for your lehenga fabric. Go for silver thread work or Zari embroidery with temple ornaments or paisley designs as the motifs.
Jewellery: Kundan or white gold jewellery and simple beaded Matha Patti.
10. Red based lehenga covered with golden embroidery
Let the base colour of your lehenga be blood red and get the whole lehenga filled with intricate Zardosi or golden embroidery at every inch. Dial up the panache of your overall bridal look, like this Sabyasachi blood red bridal lehenga image.
Jewellery: Kundan or diamond necklace and Jhumkas, and a small diamond Maang Tikka.
11. Blood red lehenga with gota work and tulle sleeves
Get your blood red silk lehenga with exquisite golden embroidery. As for the Choli or the blouse, go with gota work all over the body and tulle sleeves. You can pair your outfit up with a beige or golden coloured net Pallu with broad borders.
Jewellery: Medium-sized Kundan necklace, earrings and a modest Maang Tikka. Throw in a few golden and red bangles to match with your outfit.
12. Crimson red plain dotted lehenga with heavy borders
Brides who don’t want to miss dancing on your own wedding, check out this crimson coloured light-weight lehenga. With simple dots all over the body and heavy work on the borders, you can pair this blood red lehenga with a matching blouse with moderate golden embroidery on it.
Jewellery: Golden and stone necklace, golden Jhumkas and a golden and stone Maang Tikka.
After watching these ravishing blood red bridal lehenga images, you must have picked your favourite, haven’t you? With the winters right around the corner, designers are also more inclined towards creating lehengas with heavy and rich fabrics. Check out some of the real brides’ lehenga images for ideas. Consult with your jewellery designer too for tips on your accessories. Paint the town red this wedding season and sizzle on your big day!
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