When you talk about the Indian Bridal trousseau, the first thing that strikes your mind is a heavily embellished lehenga. As we all are aware of the fact that Indian Weddings are a royal and a grand affair that comprises of various functions full of lights and colours. While some of us prefer going completely traditional, other prefer experimenting different styles like combining contemporary styles with traditional. In this blog you will get to know about the latest trends, colours and fabrics of lehengas and styles that will fit all your events.
Apart from weddings, Lehengas and Anarkalis are also worn by girls and women during festivals and cultural programs, however modern times have changed the way fashion forward Indian stylists and designers have been looking at this traditional outfit. Today you will find Lehenga cholis in different cuts, shapes and styles.
Let’s talk about the current trend!!!
Today, the lehenga styles have changed and evolved in different ways, you will see women opting for pastel shades more as compared to dark colours. Pastels and Nude shades are in today. Even brides opt for shades like nude pinks, pastel green, lilac, light yellow, nude browns etc. Apart from these, they also choose white colour. White lehenga with beautiful embroided and embellished work makes every bride stand out and brake the stereotypes by not opting for those traditional red lehengas.
Those who opt to go for tradition, they choose bright red, Maroon shades and dark magenta pink shades that are heavily worked and look extremely beautiful and elegant with long trails and flowy lehengas.
Some of the different types of lehengas available are:
- Floor Length Lehenga
- A line Lehenga
- Wedding Lehenga Choli
- Chaniya Cholis
- Straight cut lehengas
- Trail Style Lehengas
Today some of the trendiest styles include:
- Light coloured pastel lehengas
- Lehengas with floral prints
- Lehengas topped with long jackets
- Ruffles and Layered Lehengas
- Long choli over the lehenga
- Anarkali with Lehenga
Lehengas are worn according to different functions involved in those lavish Indian weddings. You can pick the right outfit according to your body shapes etc. For haldi and Mehendi functions women prefer wearing yellow or green coloured lehenga, basically they opt for bright coloured lehengas or even pastel colours that fit perfect for the event. For sangeet and cocktails, women opt for beautiful dark coloured embellished lehengas like black, blue etc. For weddings, brides choose red traditional lehengas, whereas the guests also prefer red and other dark colours, whereas today they even choose to go for pastels with heavy embroidery work on them or lehengas with beautiful floral prints.
During festivals like Eid, Diwali, Dusshera, Navratri, Ganesh Chaturthi, you will see a lot of women wearing lehenga cholis, Chaniya cholis in different colours and fabrics. Lehengas would never go out of fashion, they will always remain in trend, only the style will keep evolving.