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Breathtaking Velvet Lehenga Designs for a Winter Wedding

Velvet lehengas make for a perfect winter wedding outfit for the brides. Here are some of our favourite velvet lehenga picks for the brides of today for inspiration.

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Velvet has always exhumed a sense of luxury and effortless elegance and this material makes for the most regal and timeless pieces of fashion. No wonder, velvet lehengas are the perfect choice for the bride who wants to flaunt royalty on their D-day. Back in 2017, bridal couture was widely influenced after ace-designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee released his collection Gulkand which championed and highlighted the velvet lehenga like no one else.

Keeping up the velvet frenzy, a new trend had taken over the market which showcased this decadent style with dark brooding winter colours. Beyond championing the material, the intricate Indian craftsmanship further accentuated these bridal lehengas making the perfect statement pieces. From Zardosi, Gota Patti to even stonework, these delicate work form the basis of highlighting the velvet lehengas.

Once this timeless trend set into the bridal scene, it was here to stay and it is evident why! So read ahead to see real brides rocking this irresistible trend.

Classic Red Velvet Bridal Lehenga

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This classic red Dulhan lehenga in velvet is an enchanting ensemble designed by none other than ace couturier Sabyasachi. The delicate paisley patterns in golden threads with sequin add to the oomph of this regal lehenga. Pair it with a heavy Kundan jewellery set and add some roses to your hair bun to complete the look for your D-day.

Velvet Lehenga with Floral Embroidery

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Floral lehengas are an evergreen fashion statement in the world of weddings. This Zardosi lehenga in velvet with large floral motifs makes for a perfect red bridal lehenga for a bride-to-be. The double dupatta draping enhances the royal touch of the lehenga. You could get your hands on the latest blouse designs to create a breathtaking outfit for your wedding especially if it is a night time ceremony.

Aviary Blue Embroidered Velvet Lehenga

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This aviary blue coloured velvet lehenga is an ideal pick for the millennial brides-to-be who want to steer away from the traditional red or pink lehenga. The velvet layer has delicate intricate designs in cut dana leaf embroidery along with 3D flowers below the waistline area and on the hemline area. Paired with a sheer net corset with boning and embroidered straps and an attached matching dupatta, this piece is perfect not only for the wedding ceremony but also for a fun Sangeet night.

Maroon Velvet Lehenga with Floral Accents

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From the house of ace designer Manish Malhotra, this maroon lehenga in velvet is the perfect mix of the traditional lehenga with a modern approach. The off-shoulder blouse with a three-quarter sleeve is a fancy blouse design that adds to the charm of this ensemble. The sparkle of the leave shaped embroidery completes the satin stitch of the floral accents that has the illusion of flowing downwards from the waist and adds to the volume and layers of the hem. Pair it with an emerald jewellery set to complete the look. This can be your go-to outfit for the cocktail night.

Plum-coloured Velvet Lehenga 

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While maroon lehengas have been a trending bridal outfit pick for quite some time, this plum-coloured velvet lehenga by Sabyasachi is a class apart. The colour is perfect for your day wedding as well as an intimate wedding in the winter.  The thick border near the hem adds to the finesse of the ensemble and the net dupatta along with the heavy dupatta is a combination that is sure to turn the heads. Pair it with a diamond choker and heavy jewellery set to complete the look.

Teal Coloured Velvet Lehenga With Broad Gota Patti Hem

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This teal green velvet lehenga choli set accentuated with Resham and Zari embroidery is a simple yet elegant pick for the modern brides. It is paired with a matching embroidered blouse and an orange net embroidered dupatta. The embroidery running through the piece enhances the silhouette and the thick border makes it all the more alluring.

Red Velvet Lehenga with Rose Embroidery

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Red lehengas have always been a go-to pick for the brides. The colour oozes traditions and this bridal red lehenga with delicate rose-shaped embroidery in silk threads makes it a pick for the happy brides out there. The hem flaunts intricate embroidery with a Gota Patti finishing and it is perfect for any big fat Indian wedding that is lined up.

Jewel-toned Cassis Lehenga With Hand Embroidery

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This jewel-toned Cassis lehenga in heavy hand-embellished net with geometric motifs in cut dana and sequins cut in different shapes is a hoot. Teamed with a sleeveless blouse in velvet with a plunging V neckline and cut-out pattern that flaunts Kundan work on the neckline, this piece is perfect to the T. Further beautified with a long embellished net dupatta having embroidery on the neck in geometric motifs, the cancan underneath adds to the volume making you look nothing short of a princess on your Sangeet night. 

Navy Blue Velvet Lehenga with Zardosi

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Zardosi lehengas never fail to grab the eyeballs. This navy blue lehenga in velvet takes pride in the impeccable Zardosi work that runs throughout the lehenga. With a matching blouse and net dupatta or an organza dupatta, you are all ready to set the stage on fire. Math this with your gold jewellery sets or keep it minimal to let the lehenga do the talking!

Velvet is one fabric which is guaranteed to leave an impression simply because of its luxurious vibe. It is no wonder this fabric makes for the perfect wedding lehenga. This unusually smooth fabric is made from the finest of silks which adds to its expensive appeal and appearance and no wonder has been associated with nobility through the centuries.

Paired with the intricacies of Indian craftsmanship, velvet lehengas are the best of bridal couture which always give out a sense of royalty and beauty. While standing out from the other trends in store, these statement velvet lehengas are versatile and delicate.

Try it out with your bridal lehenga and do let us know in the comments what you think of this evergreen trend. 

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