Hello, Soon to be Mrs.!! With the wedding season approaching with a “Buy me a shot, I am tying the knot”, you are eternally going to soak, instead drench yourself into someone’s life, dated Forever!!
This day is bound to be perfect. From the Mehendi to the Lehengas, you are the only person who’s seizing the maximum awing-stares and adorable glares!
The day you have been planning for a timeless span of your life is finally here and guesses what? It’s all yours!
Donning into a perfect picturesque bridal wear that allures the audience and the gathering is every girl’s dream!
So here is a list of Top 7 places in Delhi to shop for Bridal wear!
Ajmal khan road has always been a shrine for the wedding attires, since a pretty long time. One which was earlier considered a feasible hub for shopping is now selling out the exquisite pieces, worth lakhs of rupees. “We have good choices of Lehengas starting from Rs. 8000 but the work is not that detailed. A good bridal Lehenga starts from Rs. 25000 and goes up to Rs. 3.5 lakhs,” says the shopkeeper at New Handloom Emporium. The others include Satya Paul, Meena Bazaar and Frontier Bazaar, doting a vivid collection of the majestic Bridal wears.
In case you are looking for some Bollywood Masala tadka, you can always hop into Karol Bagh Saaree House (KBSH) and check out the latest label Diva’ni, which is in association with the Yash Raj films. They have had an astounding experience of cladding a bride for over 50 years.
Yes, one of the oldest places in Delhi has also been a pivot for grabbing the attention of the soon-to-be-brides. Its popularity is centered on the dynamite knowledge of the salesmen, who are undoubtedly accustomed to the latest trends. They will guide to according to your demands and you will definitely end up with something enchantingly enticing. Want to own that Lehanga from Manish Malhotra’s bridal shoot at a feasible price? Well then without a second thought, just hop onto a metro and explore Chandni Chowk. Anarkali Bazaar is known for its “inspire from Bollywood” lot!
Shruti Malhotra: “I got a copy of a Sabyasachi Lehenga for Rs. 35,000 only, while the original was for Rs. 2 lakhs.” As there is a flamboyant multitude of the bridal wear stashed here, yet, one of the most reputed ones is Om Prakash Jawahar Lal. This place is ladened with the heterogeneous choices to choose from, with the price range starting from justRs.40, 000/-.
Discontent with the replicas from above? Well, you can also always pick designers, who work really hard to suffice your demands. The places to locate these adept beings include Greater Kailash 1 (M and N Block Market), Greater Kailash 2 (M Block Market) or Shahpur Jat. These markets are sure to quench your desired thirst of donning the Perfect Lehanga.
Hauz Khaas Village
This is a market with its stirring collection of the famous Bohemian work. The fascinating alleys shower a wonderful experience of shopping for your yearned for Lehenga. This place is also a haven for many café’s where you can sit and relax with a cup of coffee or tea, post your shopping. The famous ones are Ogaan (also in Khan Market and Emporia Mall) and Ole Couture. Ogaan, owned by Kavita Bhartia, has a collection prized at Rs 1 lakh. While, Ole offers ravishing lehenga collection, but with a little more amount to cough up.
This market homes almost all the possible varieties of Bridal wear in vogue, like the famous Libas. “Our USP is the quality of products and great designs that appease NRIs and overseas markets too,” says Purshotam Keswani, co-owner, Libas. The others include the Malhotra’s, Shakutalam and CTC Plaza. The price range however starts from Rs. 40,000.
If you are in search of some place where the Lehengas are available at an even lesser price, then Rudrakshi is your abode. You can also check out Kapil & Mmonika’s store, nearby the Lajpat nagar metro station if you are in search of some heavy stuff!
Bridal shows and exhibitions
Heralding this amazing trend only sine the last few years, it has been a sure shot relief to all the to-be-bride-shoppers!
“The exhibition comprises high end brands related to clothing, jewellery, trousseau packaging, cosmetics, honeymoon destinations, astrology, etc.,” say the organizers of Celebrating Vivah.
The other manifestations include Wedding Bells in Gurgaon, Wedding Asia and Bridal Asia. The time of their exhibit is mostly from September to December.
This is a hub for the complete bridal collection. If you want to clad yourself in something different being a bridal saaree and not just the age old Lehengas, then Nalli saarees are here for you. Then there are also the ones like Tarun Tahiliani, Shantanu & Nikhil, and Anjalee and Arjun Kapoor, which can tranquilize your adrenaline rush.