Bollywood Brides: 10 Bridal Fashion Trends We Learned from Our Favorite Bollywood Celebs

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Just like our love stories, Bollywood also sets some serious goals for our happily ever afters. Bollywood brides have been infamous for being over the top when it comes to sartorial choices, but the bridal fashion trends are changing. Be it a boho-chic wedding or a minimal private affair, celebrity Indian brides like Alia Bhatt, Shibani Dandekar are giving us some major bridal fashion trends. Here are 10 Bollywood Brides you need to take inspiration from when it comes to planning your wedding attires and looks.

1. Nayanthara’s Satlada Haar Takes the Wedding Cake

South Indian actress Nayanthara made timeless look trendy on her D-day. The celebrity Indian Bride dished out major outfit goals for brides-to-be in an imposing all-red sari from JADE by Monica and Karishma and her look was flanked with some majestic emerald baubles. Nayanthara’s sartorial choice set a new bridal fashion trend when she shined through in a signature Zambian emerald choker, a polki and large Russian tumble necklace, along with a magnificent Satlada diamond and emerald haar that for us totally takes the cake. Heritage emerald stud earrings and maangtikka completed her look and offered her a goddess-like aura.

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2. Minimalist Bridal Goals ft. Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s wedding set a new bridal fashion trend. Bollywood Bride Alia Bhatt’s no-makeup look for her wedding didn’t just accentuate her delicate features, but it also complimented the minimal white and gold saree by designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. Be it her mandala mehendi, or her delicate bejeweled matha patti, Alia Bhatt’s bridal look screams of minimalism and accentuates the natural beauty. This Bollywood bride’s look is perfect for a summer wedding when you really don’t want the fear of sweat and smudged makeup messing with your head the entire time.

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3. Katrina Kaif giving the Traditional Saree an English Touch with a Veil and Trail

Bollywood Bride Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal’s wedding was one that was as grand as the bridal fashion trends it set. Kat wore a delicate vintage saree to pay tribute to her mother’s British heritage for her engagement. The couture saree by Sabyasachi came with a veil that created a silhouette of a white wedding gown. The Bollywood bride completed the look by adding a long train to her saree and a wedding bouquet. It took over 1800 hours for 40 artisans to handcraft this pastel tulle saree that’s embellished with hand-cut English flowers. A veiled saree is a perfect choice for brides that wish to add a modern twist to this traditional weave.

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4. Anushka Ranjan’s Unconventional colors FTW

Aditya Seal’s lady love Anushka Ranjan struck all the right modern-bride chords with her lilac lehenga. This Bollywood bride’s unconventional choice of color is oh-so-perfect for the spring-summer wedding memo. If you have been meaning to wear something pastel at your wedding, this one out of the current bridal fashion trends is worth considering.

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5. Veil and Slit Can Co-exist in PatraLekha’s World

When Patralekha found her ‘Rajkumar’ who loves her for all her quirks, she decided to swing into the quirky drama for her wedding. Be it her off-beat metallic blazer and pants combo for a post-wedding party or a white gown that featured a torso-grazing veil along with a thigh-high slit or a bright blue lehenga for her Mehendi, this celebrity Indian bride made some real bold choices that quite visibly so paid off for her D-day.

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6. Mexican Fiesta Meets Boho Mehndi Mela

Shibani Dandekar and Farhan Akhtar’s wedding was a fun intimate affair with close friends and relatives. Yes, the wedding rode high on intimacy and some stunning sartorial choices that made Shibani look like a boho Bollywood bride. Shibani donned a bespoke red gown for her wedding ceremony that came in the most flattering fit accompanied by a dreamy red veil, a choice that was a world apart from the usual Bollywood brides. For her Mehendi festivities, this Bollywood bride sported a boho outfit by designer Payal Singhal. The ensemble featured a bohemian kalidar sharara and a backless choli that was well complemented by junk jhumkas and Shibani’s flirtatious tresses.

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7. Yellow for Haldi is a Passé

Picture this, a vibrant splash of gulal on a pristine white dress can give you that rich-aunty feels on Holi. Well, a haldi function is no different than the festival of colours itself. Take a cue from our new Bollywood bride on the block Karishma Tanna to ditch the traditional yellow and rock a white kurta and sharara set for your Haldi ceremony this wedding season to look like the sunshine beaming from the white clouds.

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8. Go Big or Go Home When it Comes to Temple Jewelry

There is nothing minimal and everything intricate about temple jewelry. It instantly lends a goddess-like grace and glow to any bride who chooses to sport it. One of the Bollywood brides who totally nailed the maximal temple jewelry look has to be hands down Mouni Roy. Not only did she make traditional look cool and contemporary but also showed us what taking the ‘go big or go home’ tag seriously looks like.

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9. Maximalism Can Also Be Super Chic

Bollywood Bride Kanika Kapoor dialed up maximalist bride drama with her bold and supremely ornate jewelry choices for her wedding. The celebrity Indian bride aced some of the finest bridal fashion trends with thoughtfully curated looks that featured an eclectic mix of bright, pastel, and subdued tones, played up in a combination of lehengas and jewelry.

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10. Gorgeous Glitter for the Bright and Bold Bride

When it comes to wearing glittery outfits, brides often shy away fearing it would look gaudy, but trust Bollywood bride Ankita Lokhande to get it right. Her wedding with Vicky Jain was straight out of a fairy tale and so were her outfits. Be it her bright and bold outfit for mehendi, golden wedding lehenga, or her sparkly gown designed by Shantanu and Nikhil for her Sangeet, this celebrity Indian bride is a perfect example of just how the right combination of hues and style can make a bride’s look subtle yet opulent.

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With these showstopper Bollywood Brides, our rundown on the Bridal Fashion Trends comes to end. We hope your favorite Celebrity Indian Bride made it to our list and gave you some major bridal fashion goals for your own big day. Meanwhile, if you are looking for a straight out-of-a-fairytale wedding venue, browse away till you find the one. If you loved our take on Bollywood Bridal Fashion Trends, give us a hands-up in the comment section!

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