Lehenga Trends for the Millennial Indian Bride

Every bride desires to walk down the aisle in a dress that is magnificent, elegant and beautiful. And why not! However, modern day brides are elevating their style games with a traditional touch… Let’s take a sneak peek into the bridal outfit trends in the forthcoming year of 2023

Today’s bride does not dress for just a picture perfect setup, instead she prefers her sartorial repertoire to be personalized, comfortable, stylish and above all, the one that highlights her personality. If one were to know the definition of a millennial Indian bride’s lehenga, attributes like bold, distinctive and unconventional will top the list, and yet, manages to retain her traditional roots.

As we head into 2023, fashion trendsetters opine that it will be a year for carefree contemporary appearance but with a traditional touch, when it comes to bridal fashion. An extra drape here and a veil there… In short, a millennial bride’s wardrobe is going to be much more elaborate and dramatic than ever before! Rajwadi spotlights on the latest game-changing trends, if you’re tying the knot in 2023.

It’s A Veil Thing!

In many parts of India, a veil is still an important aspect of the customary bridal attire, especially during the pheras. However, this custom is seen being picked up by fashion trendsetters and have taken the fashion shows by a storm. This particular delicate translucent fabric is what differentiates the bride from other wedding attendees. The delicately embroidered border on the veil will surely make any bride feel like a princess. In fact, it is also a best way to showcase your bridal hairdo.

Double It Up With Dupatta

This second piece of cloth is no longer treated as an afterthought! Today, fashion designers are using an extra dupatta or stoles, often in contrast to the lehenga, to highlight a visual impact to bridal looks. Adding a touch of opulence and drama, this extra drape can be separately looped around the arms or used as a veil over our head. So, if you are someone who wants to add drama to your wedding outfit, this is the one!

All About Softer Hues

Remember Anushka Sharma, Shloka Mehta and Sonam Kapoor’s pastel wedding lehengas? Yes, these softer hues are here to stay. And these lehengas with floral embroideries look simply gorgeous and classy. There is a growing set of brides who are moving away from the ceremonial crimson red and opting for delicate shades like peach, powder blue, blush pink, nude, dusty rose, ivory and in-betweens.  

Dramatic Heritage Motifs  

Imagine carrying a whole monument embroidered on your wedding lehenga! Yes, a dramatic heritage motif clad lehenga will make you look like a walking piece of art, literally! Embroideries have always increased the beauty of outfits. These heavily embroidered lehengas etched with huge and colorful animals, jharokhas and monument motifs on them are steaming up a storm in the recent times. As if telling a story of its own, these heavy embellished designer heritage lehengas are no less than traditional fairytale’s. A must-have for the 2023 wedding wardrobe!

So, what are you waiting for? Get ready to woo the world with these trendsetting bridal lehengas in 2023.


Launched in 1979 with a vision to become a one stop destination for all fashion needs, today Rajwadi has developed a unique identity reflecting the ancient traditions with contemporary vocabulary. Renowned for its exclusive women’s, men’s and kid’s wear, having distinctive use of colors, quality of fabrics, intricate embroideries and a gloriously rich Indian aesthetic. Effortless style, authenticity and customer comfort are the core of the brand’s philosophy. These positive values shine through at every level. We believe in making every customer feel good so that they look good. The brand perfectly fills the gap between the western and traditional cultures with fun and fashionable element that appeal.

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