Breaking the stereotypes, designers like Manish Malhotra are designing wedding lehengas that are not quintessentially red for the wedding day. These new colours and silhouettes are moving off the red carpet and celebrity brides, with many real brides sporting them as well. Here are a few wedding lehengas by Manish Malhotra that are not red, yet fabulous!
Manish Malhotra has always been the 'IT' designer for Bollywood brides and brides otherwise. Clearly, he seems to know what brides like and is therefore always on his best foot forward to create marvels.
1. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra for the easy breezy bride
If you are a flower in my hair and sunshine on face kind-a-girl, then this is just the lehenga for you! The colour play of pink and powder blue colour on this wedding lehenga by Manish is perfect for a fun and an easy breezy bride! Since the lehenga is so flowy and light, it is perfect for a day wedding.
2. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra for the Boho-chic bride
This is perfect for a bohemian lover bride, this wedding lehenga by Manish Malhotra flagship store has thread work and mirror work from Banaras and Gujarat. This piece is casual yet classy and can be paired with chunky silver jewellery and dark, bold eyes as part of their bridal makeup. The best part is that you can reuse this lehenga even after your wedding day!
3. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra with the spring colour of the year
Mustard used to be the most underrated colour, until this year! This mustard sequin work lehenga is perfect for a traditional bride. The gold sequin work is intricate and eye-catching, making you look absolutely jaw-dropping beautiful Manish Malhotra bride. You can repurpose this lehenga with a shirt again, alongside Kundan jewellery.
4. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra for the goth bride
Which rule book says you can’t wear black on your wedding day? This wedding lehenga by Manish Malhotra has intricate ivory embellishments and a corset blouse to go with it and the dupatta is sheer with tassels. You can team up this lehenga with blood red lips and a beautiful choker.
5. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra for the Benarsi babe
Banaras is a city that is rich in intricate and beautiful handicraft & handloom. This wedding lehenga by Manish Malhotra is a beautiful rani pink colour with a beige and gold dupatta. The fabric is so rich and beautiful and you can accessorize it with simple Kundan jewellery. The Benarsi brocade on this lehenga is a refreshing change from the fabrics that we have become accustomed to when it comes to lehengas.
6. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra which is a showstopper lehenga
This beautiful brown wedding lehenga with silver embellishments was worn as a Manish Malhotra show stopper by Katrina Kaif in Indian Couture Week 2018. She also wore a cape jacket over her shoulder with the beautiful silver flower motif lehenga. This is from the designer’s latest collection, looks like there’s a new favourite colour in town!
7. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra for the winter queen
The inspiration for this wedding lehenga by Manish Malhotra has been taken from the land of vibrant textiles, Persia. This is perfect for a winter wedding as the royal blue colour on velvet with intricately handcrafted multicolour motifs is a sight for the sore eyes! And you can twirl in the face of naysayers of your wedding day!
8. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra redefining grey
Prove all the stereotypes wrong by striking a pose in this beautiful grey coloured wedding lehenga by Manish Malhotra with flower motifs, geometric patterns and hints of yellow. Let’s not forget the beautiful net dupatta with a beautiful border on all four sides. You can easily repurpose the off-shoulder blouse!
9. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra with flower power
This wedding lehenga by Manish Malhotra was an absolute hit for this gorgeous bride! The skirt has beautiful flower motifs made out of thread embroidery over the navy-blue base. The design is so intricate and colourful that you might end up stealing all the limelight from your spouse in this!
Depending on your comfort zone, you can either go for an off-shoulder blouse design or a Net one. Both will look equally stunning with this beautiful piece of couture.
10. Wedding Lehengas by Manish Malhotra which make you shine on
The brides and designers have collectively broken stereotypes about the red colour as their wedding wear. In this effort, some of the best pieces that were designed were in ivory colour. This is one of the most glam and sparkly wedding lehenga by Manish Malhotra as he teamed up silver along with ivory. My God, we are in love!
We hope that this eclectic collection of bridal lehengas will help you shortlist an unconventional style amid bridal wear which speaks to you. For those of you seeking a consultation from the master's store, we wish good times ahead. And for those of you who are on a wedding budget, we hope that styles inspire you to get a similar custom-fit outfit.
(All images courtesy Manish Malhotra World on Facebook)
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