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How to Make your Wedding Lehenga Look Designer

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. Ofcourse, you want to look your best, to stand out from the rest. Like every other bride are you also eyeing that designer lehenga which is a dream but, that price tag actually wants you to scream! What If we said you can make your lehenga look designer without spending a lot? Yup, budget designer outfit hacks is exactly what we’ve got!

10 Ways To Make A Regular Wedding Lehenga Look Designer!

Other then a designer’s name, there’s a LOT of detailing that actually makes it “designer”. We’ve identified some of these details that you can DIY to make a regular lehenga look designer and really make it FLY!

A Second Dupatta

Double dupatta for lehenga | Indian Bridal fashion | Bandhej | Sabyasachi mukherjee | Green and gold | Bridal lehenga | Designer
(C) Sabyasachi Mukherjee- Instagram

You MUST add an extra dupatta for extra Drama! Having a second dupatta makes your outfit look royal and elegant.

Head here for ideas of second dupatta styles that you can add to your bridal lehenga.

Latkans and Lattos

Every good designer pays a LOT of attention to details like latkans. We’re loving this trend of customized latkans to add to your lehenga to make it Pop! There are so many options to make these latkans special – add your names, wedding hashtag, wedding dates or even something special to you and your BAE!

Extra Borders and Patches

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(C) Rianta’s

Love the lehenga you’re going to wear but want to make it little heavy? Here’s a secret – most designers also buy ALL their borders from our local markets – it’s how they combine them that makes all the difference! So get your favourite borders out, to make your lehenga too stand out!

Pom Poms & Fringes + Trimmings

Add cute little hand made pom-poms or fringes matching to your outfit and make it a total hit! P.S. – Kiran Borders are Sabyasachi’s new favourite & can be yours too!

A Long Sweeping Trail

Trails were a major bollywood bridal trend in 2019 and will reign in 2020 for sure. You must consider adding a long trail to your outfit, sweeping your guests off the floor!

Embroidered With Love

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(C) Sudhir Bhai Saree Wala

Add little touches of your love story by embroidering your name or wedding date in the outfit – most lehenga stores will help you customise your latkans/ dupatta and stores where you’re getting the lehenga made will even embroider these details on the skirt!

A Belt To Make Your Heart Melt!

We love how designers like Sulakshana Monga & Sabyasachi use belts to make your dupatta drape look neat and stylish. Get a belt made out of the matching border you have in your lehenga and add a Sabya touch to your outfit.

Wear your (designer) on your sleeve

Add cute little touches like an extra border, embroidery, little embellishments or fringes. There are so many options to make those sleeves look super special.

Bold Blouse

If you don’t want to go the traditional way on your wedding day, then this one is for you. A designer blouse can make a lot of difference to your lehenga. A detailed blouse is the mark of a good designer so that is a detail you can incorporate too. Experiment with your neckline, sleeves and back – have fun planning a look with this detail hack!

Capes For the Super Bride

Every bride is a super bride, it’s time you consider making that official with a cape! This is another easy designer detail to ape! Use long floor-sweeping jackets to add that extra drama to your outfit and make your lehenga a superhit!

That’s all our favourite designer details to DIY, tag a bride to help her nail these too!


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