Glam ethnic ensembles for your next wedding party

Schenelle Dsouza
The most exciting time of the year, the wedding season, has officially taken off. And with that, brides and grooms all over the country have hustled with their preparations, right from choosing the picture perfect venue to picking out their D-day outfits.
And while the wedding duos go all out on their wedding attires, there’s no reason for the baaraatis aka bridesmaids to fall behind.
Rounding up some of the best hits of the season, we’ve picked out some of the most chic outfits, jewellery and shoes to glam up your next wedding party.
Anita Dongre— Hea Pichhwai Lehenga Set
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Bright hues being the trend of the season, Anita Dongre’s silk Pichhwai Lehenga Set in a vibrant lime green features hand-painted wild herons with floral motifs. Along with some intricate handwork, the lehenga also has a signature gota patti border, with dori, zardozi, pearls and sequin embellishments.
Anushree Reddy— Aafreen
Anushree Reddy Aafreen
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Designed in pastel hues of purple and sea green, Anushree Reddy’s organza Aafreen lehenga features a heavy silver zardozi work in floral motifs, with a heavy zardozi buti on the matching blouse and skirt. The sea-green net dupatta has some minimal embellishments with an intricate zardozi border.
Ridhi Mehra— Miraan
Ridhi Mehra Miraan
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Deviating from vibrant shades to more intense hues, this Miraan lehenga by Ridhi Mehra has been handcrafted with placement embroidery in traditional phulkari thread work. The bold motifs and delicate thread work make an appearance on the blouse as well, complete with a net dupatta embroidered belt.
Ri Ritu Kumar— Peach Nazli Embroidered Lehenga Set
Ritu Kumar Peach Nazli Embroidered Lehenga Set
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This beautiful peach ensemble by RI.Ritu Kumar exhibits a contrast between classic silhouettes and new, playful shapes. Adorned with delicate hand zardozi and thread embroidery, the ensemble portrays a stunning floral display inspired by the Mughal gardens, with birds and butterfly motifs.
Sana Barreja— Naazia Lehenga Set
Sana Barreja Naazia Lehenga Set
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Sana Barreja’s prêt label redefines the standard festive wear with the Naazia Lehenga. The bright yellow ensemble boasts elaborate hand-embroidery in dabka, zari, resham, moti, katdana and mirror work. A matching tier lehenga skirt and dupatta with print work and minimal design balances out the heavy blouse.
Joules by Radhika
Joules by Radhika
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A traditional kundan set from Joules by Radhika features an Artisan Hydro Polki Necklace with matching earrings. Studded with white baroque pearls and green onyx carving, the set is also decorated with kundan polki, and semi-precious stones, set in a shiny, gold plated brass, perfect for a jewellery heavy look.
Manish Malhotra 
Manish Malhotra Jewellery
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If you’re someone who loves diamonds, then this diamond encrusted choker by Manish Malhotra is perfect for you. A versatile polki diamond necklace, the sparkle of the diamonds is complemented by vibrant sapphires and pearls, that add a fun pop of colour to your attire.
Sabyasachi Jewellery
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Lending an air of classic sophistication, these elegant chandbalis are part of Sabyasachi’s new Autumn/Winter ’21 jewellery collection. Set in 18K gold, the earrings are studded with brilliant uncut diamonds, polki and pearl embellishments, and would go well with a heavily embroidered lehenga or saree.
Tribe Amrapali
Tribe Amrapali
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Part of Tribe Amrapali’s new Gulrang collection, this choker and earring set is inspired by the classic elegance and glamour of the Mughal Era. The vintage design is exquisitely handcrafted with pearl, crystal and coloured glass embellishments, floral motifs to perfectly harmonize your outfit.
Tyaani Fine Jewellery
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Delicate & stylish, Tyaani’s ‘Sharara’ choker and ‘Ghizlam’ earrings complement each other with a lovely, minimalistic look. They are finely handcrafted with polkis, pearls and emerald beads, and are perfect for a mehendi or haldi look.
Anushree Reddy
Pastels and Pop x Anushree Reddy
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Marrying the bold with the beautiful, Anushree Reddy’s new jutti collection features beautifully made juttis in a pastel palette of champagne gold, blush and blue with bright pops of embroidery and delightful beads, sequins and mirror embellishments.
Coral Haze
Coral Haze
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These beautiful tissue brocade juttis from Coral Haze have intricate hand-embroidery with gold & silver bugle beads and mini faux pearls. Set on a neutral gold base, these juttis are perfect for the wedding season and can complement any outfit, regardless of colour, pattern and design.
Fizzy Goblet
Fizzy Goblet
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Fizzy Goblet’s embroidered Meet Cute block heels are perfect for those looking for a not so high heel. Crafted with beautiful pastel embellishments, these block heels are adorned with colourful beads and shells and are designed with a double cushion padding providing the best of comfort while dancing.
Photo Courtesy: ShilpSutra
Shilpsutra’s ‘Regal Jewel’ collection takes inspiration from the ancient royal culture, an interpretation of some of the oldest archaeological artefacts, the collection features a range of bedazzled and bejewelled juttis in neutral colours with bird and floral motifs, along with distinct stone embellishments.
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