So you’ve found the love of your life and are all set to tie the knot. Congratulations; you’ve completed the second most difficult wedding planning task. What’s the first you ask? Well, finding a bridal outfit that is classic, contemporary, and stylish, and does not break the bank, of course.

So we turned to wedding planning portal WedMeGood to give us recommendations on where to go wedding shopping in Delhi. Take note.

For The Heritage Brides

If elegant Banarasi, Chanderi, and pure silk is what you’re after, then you need to cut through the bling and glitter and find some stores that sell exquisite fabrics. From lovely Banarasi lehengas at Ekaya, to the Heritage Emporium in South Extension, and silk lehengas at Asha & Gautam in Defence Colony, your handloom fix should be sorted.

Where: Ekaya, D-7, Defence Colony; Heritage Emporium, G-12, Main Market, South Extension Part 1; Asha & Gautam, D-29, Ground Floor, Defence Colony

Contact: 011 41009143 {Ekaya}; 011 24623208 {Heritage Emporium}; +91 9811213124 {Asha & Gautam}

Prices: Can range from INR 60,000 to about 2 lakhs, depending on the style you choose.

Find out more about Ekaya here, about Heritage Emporium here, and Asha & Gautam here.

For The Boutique Brides

Dolly j

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 So you want something unique and contemporary, something that people look at and can’t quite guess where it’s from? Well, then the smaller boutiques in Shahpur Jat & Hauz Khas may be the answer. Pay a visit to Gazal Gupta for some beautiful and offbeat colour combinations like mustard and grey, Dolly J in Defence Colony for the most delicious colors and stunning threadwork, and Madsam Tinzin for lehengas that dont weigh more than you do.

Where: Gazal Gupta, 5K, Jungi House, Shahpur Jat; Dolly J Boutique, D-25, Defence Colony; Madsam Tinzin, 5K/2 Ground Floor, Near BSES Power House, Shahpur Jat

Contact: 011 40592118 {Gazal Gupta}; 011 46508798 {Dolly J}; 011 26491011 {Madsam Tinzin}

Prices: Starting at INR 1 lakh at Madsam Tinzin,  INR 1.5 lakh for Dolly J, and INR 70,000 for Gazal Gupta

Find out more about Gazal Gupta here, about Dolly J here, and about Madsam Tinzin here.

For The Replica Hunters

Come on, admit it—you’ve drooled over a replica or two of your favourite designer lehengas at Chandni Chowk. If you’re headed in that direction then don’t forget to visit Asiana Couture, Om Prakash Jawahar Lal, Ram Kishan Sarees in Chandni Chowk, plus Anarkali in Karol Bagh for designer knock offs at a fraction of the price.

Where: Asiana Couture, 652, Katra Hardiyal, Nai Sarak, Chandni Chowk; Om Prakash Jawahar Lal, 354, Naya Katra, First Floor, Chandni Chowk; Ram Kishan Sarees, Shop no. 259, Katra Pyare Lal, Chandni Chowk; Anarkali, 2393, Hardhian Singh Road, Karol Bagh

Contact: 011 45794896 {Asiana Couture}; 011 23273312 {Om Prakash Jawahar Lal}; 011 23252947 {Ram Kishan Sarees}, 011 65458845 {Anarkali}

Prices: Between INR 50,000 and INR 1.5 lakhs

Find out more about Asiana Couture here, about Om Prakash Jawahar Lal here and about Ram Kishan Sarees here.

For The Boho Brides

Phatittude

Image courtesy: PhatPhattitude via WedMeGood

 If conventional isn’t your thing and you want a generous dose of floral prints, lace, or mirror-work in your bridal outfit, then pay a visit to PhatPhattitude and Bhumika Sharma.

Contact: +91 9879582189 {PhatPhattitude}

Prices: Varies depending on styles and customisation

Find out more about PhatPhattitude here and about Bhumika Sharma here.

Featured image courtesy: Asiana Couture-Chandni Chowk via WedMeGood