Let’s face it – weddings are expensive. Whether it’s the venue, jewellery or food, the bills tend to run in a couple of lakhs. To take some heat off, why not go for a lighter, minimal lehenga instead of your usual gaudy, heavy ones? Here’s a list to keep handy, if you’re a smart bride.
Save Some Money: Wedding Lehengas You Can Buy Under INR 10,000
From lehenga fabrics in net/georgette/any fabric you name to jazzy jackets and dupattas that give any expensive Indian wear store a run for its money, this shop held us hostage for a while at Manish Market in Andheri. Depending on the fabric, expect it to start at INR 250 a metre.
Aishwarya Design Studio
With four outlets in the city, Aishwarya Design Studio makes it to this list due to its fabulous collection. Starting at INR 8,000, you’ll get to see beautiful pieces with details that’ll have you swooning. They also have an online presence and you can browse their collection to get an idea here.
One of the popular outlets in the city for festive wear, Pagli has a collection of light and minimal lehengas that are anything but gaudy. Whether it’s brocade, silk or shaded satin, their collection starts at INR 8,000.
Bawree has three outlets in the city and will cater to your budget needs fantastically. Their lehengas/ chaniya cholis are available in cotton, net and silk. Starting at INR 5,000, we can totally see you buying your mehendi/haldi outfit from here.
One of the better known saree shops in the country, Nalli will have you hooked with its use of silk. Starting at INR 9,000 they use raw silk and silk to make their lehengas. A safe and gorgeous bet, if you ask us!