10 Indie Labels For Stunning Ethnic Dresses That Are As Good As Biba

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    Legit the biggest and the most stylish collaboration of East meets West, we give you Ethnic Dresses! There's so much to love about this piece of clothing -- comfort, fit and most importantly and special to us, the various Indian motifs and prints, some block prints too. We've seen options on Biba's line but what if we told you there exists a whole universe of homegrown brands that are crafting some of the most stunning collections of Indian/Ethnic/Traditional Dresses we've seen. We're so pumped about twirling around feeling our desi selves to the max in their picks. Psst, most have pockets, can be worn to proper desi occasions or on a casual day out! Save & share this list already!

    Znx4ever

    ZNX4EVER

    Available on LBB

    Excuse the excitement in this copy, but we are so sold by Znx4ever's super exhaustive collection of ethnic dresses. Long, short, A-line, fitted, collared, bell sleeves, block prints, zari thread work - you think it and you can wear it here. Like we mentioned, the details are trendy and so on-point in these ethnic dresses, they may just become your favourite things to live in forever. You'd find a dress for any occasion here.

    Prices: INR 900 upwards

    Myshka

    Myshka

    Available on LBB

    Myshka loves contrasting colours and big prints for their ethnic dresses. Think large leaf motifs and hypnotic Moroccan and desi patterns. What's fun too are the silhouettes and asymmetrical cuts and layers many dresses boast. We love the layered and frilled dresses most - it is the perfect kurta turned into a fashionable dress moment. We see you rocking these at date night.

    Prices: INR 640 upwards

    Label Raasleela

    Label Raasleela

    Available on LBB

    Young and flirty is now a thing in traditional dresses thanks to Label Raasleela. How? Because you'll be flaunting hand block polka dots or ikat fit and flare, florals in anti fit shirt dresses and more. In short, the ethnic dresses from here feel like you're wearing a breath of fresh air. Definitely get a casual brunching vibe from these too.

    Prices: INR 1,300 upwards

    Kaanchie Nanggia

    Kaanchie Nanggia

    Available on LBB

    Pastels(oranges, pinks, yellows, and blues) and delicate block prints as flared dresses is Kaanchie Nanggia's signature and we're just feeling the feminine charm of it all. Feel free to dress these dresses up and wear them to work or a day out shopping. We promise you will feel light and ready to take on the world looking as pretty as ever! 

    Prices: INR 1,500 upwards

    Abhishti

    Abhishti

    Available on LBB

    Abhishti crafts ethnic dresses that look like nothing we've seen before. What we mean is that you may be used to desi prints on a western dress, that's what makes a traditional dress, right? Wrong. This brand takes fabric that looks like silk sarees and makes short dresses out of them and we're definitely wearing this to a wedding! Already carted the mangalgiri border flared dress and gota patti wrap dress. Both stunners. 

    Prices: INR 1,400 upwards

    Sufia

    Sufia

    Available on LBB

    If you're spending a day on the road, or getting away for the weekend, do yourself a huge favour and put on one of Sufia's most comfortable kaftan or chikankari dresses. They're well-made, all cotton and hand-embroidered. So not only will you be most comfortable, you will also get the most gorgeous pictures for the 'gram in them! We vote, BIG YES! 

    Prices: INR 2,000 upwards

    Shakumbhari

    Shakumbhari

    Available on LBB

    Shakumbhari's ethnic dresses are actually entrance-making gowns, designed to turn heads and catch eyes. Pure silks, with mirror work, brocade and a matching dupatta to drawstring detailed and floral print cotton gowns, the designs are contrasting and designed to appeal to different tastes and occasions here. 

    Prices: INR 550 upwards

    Maaesa

    Maaesa

    Available on LBB

    Getting comfortable in a Maaesa desi dress is easy. This label is all floaty and floral in its feel and design which is why we fully recommend it. The silhouettes here are put together to show off shape but still keep things infinitely breezy. The prints are young and vibrant, very much for the today's trendy girl.

    Prices: INR 1050 upwards

    Kuber Studio

    Kuber

    Available on LBB

    Kuber Studio's handwoven cotton dresses are more folksy than ethnic which is what sets them apart. Add to this earthy colours like forest green, indigo, mustard and fabrics like mulmul and you will be wearing and feeling zen, looking your absolute best. These ethnic dresses are more everyday and will look best when worn during the day. 

    Prices: INR 1,500 upwards

    Perky Pockets

    Perky Pockets

    Available on LBB

    So you already know you get pockets to go with your dresses here, what you don't know is that Perky Pockets covers all types of ethnic dress styles. Engagement coming up? Check out brocade patch blue maxi dress. Want to brunch with the ladies? You're going to look heavenly in the bird embroidered purple maxi dress. Fun date? Keep it short and flirty in the checkered khadi shift dress. We weren't kidding!

    Prices: INR 600 upwards

    Pro-Tip

    There's more where this came from, head straight to the LBB Shop Ethnic Dresses section to be hit with more options. Also, here are maxi dresses we're currently loving!