We know that planning your bridal outfits is a daunting task. That's why we’re here to help out! These are some of the top bridal designers from the city who know all about the right fabric, style and fit. You’ll have one less thing to worry about while planning your big day.
Brides, These Pune Designers Will Make You A Fabulous Bespoke Bridal Lehenga
Enaya - Radhika More
With her flag ship store in Aundh, Radhika More’s designs are unique. She uses Indian fabrics, work, and designs contemporary lehengas, sarees, gowns, and more. Starting at INR 8,000 you can get a bespoke lehenga - something that’ll definitely complement that bridal glow.
Omishwa By Shweta Darade
Omishwa By Shweta Darade is always swamped with orders. Her expertise and designs are worth looking into. Starting at INR 6,000, whether you’re looking for machine zari work or a hand-embroidered lehenga that’ll make you look like a million bucks, Darade’s designs all about tradition and class. It was earlier known as UMOD.
Known to create couture, diffusion, and prêt-a-porter, Priyanka Raajiv’s designs have an Indian construct and have a flair for contemporary and western trends. Raajiv painstakingly designs a collection that's quite unique and it's guaranteed to get you several envious looks at any social event you wear her outfits to. She loves to use embroidery in the outfits she makes, so your lehenga will surely be heavy and very bridal. Read our recommendation.
Be it wedding ceremonies, parties, baby showers or any significant event, Toshi Chauhan has a piece for you. Drawing inspiration from the rich legacy of fabrics from Rajasthan, Chauhan believes in creating outfits that are stylish but comfortable. A mix of traditional Rajasthani designs with contemporary elements makes Chauhan's collection stand out. Her elegant, simple, and stylish designs will add class to any event that you wear them to. The store has an online presence too, so you can order your garments online. As her clothing is couture and one-of-a-kind, Toshi Boutique’s prices start at INR 5000.
We particularly loved Poonam Thakre's wonderful assortment of bridal lehengas with intricate embellishments, stone-studded saree blouses, brocade and silk shararas, salwar suits, sparkling kurtas with pearl-work, pastel cholis, pleated palazzos, and monochrome ensembles that are perfect for the festive soirée. The prices are a tad expensive but we think it's worth your money. While their lehengas range between INR 20,000 and INR 1 lakh, the suit sets start at INR 8,000. The outfits are quite stylish and versatile and can be worn for a cocktail party, engagement day, and even your big day.
Anjali Wadhwani Couture
This store stands out with its swanky glass displays, mannequins clad in gorgeous creations, flattering silhouettes, and modern cuts. Known for ethereal creations, fresh hues, minimalist patterns, and chic drapes, Anjali is one of the biggest names in the city for bridal, casual, semi-formal, and evening wear. The collection starts at INR 4,500. Her line of bridal lehengas and Indo-Western gowns is admirable too. The attention to every minute detail is extremely impressive. Read more here.
The Pune-based designer is all about luxe couture and if you're aiming to spend big (her designs start from INR 5000) and look like a star, you should definitely make a trip. Saboo's forte lies in designing trousseaus for brides and grooms and making them look their best on their special day. Her designs usually include artistic cuts, textured fabrics, and fluid silhouettes. Saboo's use of embroidery and zari work sets her apart. Read more here.
A well-known fashion designer and bridal stylist, Krushika Mehta owns her own bridal studio in Mukund Nagar. There you will find bridal sarees, lehengas, and designer blouses in abundance. She customises it for her clients keeping in mind their preferred design and budget. Get customised lehengas starting at INR 15,000, and you will find handwork ranging from zardosi, embroidery, gota work, or applique.
Shruti & Mangaaysh
This studio can be defined in one word: Opulent. Shruti and Mangaaysh, Pune's epic designer duo are one of our favourite bridal stylists and designers. From rich Banarasi lehengas to handcrafted sarees, you will find it all in their studio situated in Deccan Gymkhana. If you want something traditional, heavy with a touch of contemporary, go here. Prices start at INR 50,000.
Mala & Kinnary
When you pass by this bridal studio on Ganeshkhind Road, you're sure to make a stop. Known for its luxury bridal collection, this store is making waves with its fabulous designs. All the ethnic ensembles are customised and you should pay attention to fine details, handwork, intricate embroidery. The price range starts at INR 50,000.
The French Knot
If you love floral motifs, frills, feminine designs, The French Knot in Wadgaon Sheri is an ideal bridal shopping destination. We absolutely love their collection of minimalistic pastel lehengas. You will find that the designer duo Shivani Khullar and Shilpi Singh heavily use neutral tones, earthy shades, and metallic colours for their bridal collection. The lehenga collection starts at INR 16,000.
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