Best Indian Designers Of Bridal And Wedding Clothes

Listed below are India’s main designers of wedding sarees, marriage dresses, suits, bridal trousseau. Many celebrities and stars have worn wedding clothes designed by India’s biggest wedding designers.


Tarun Tahilani – Designer of Wedding Clothes

Tarun Tahiliani is one of India’s most famous designers, especially of wedding clothes. In addition to creating exquisite clothes for weddings, he has also branched out into designing the entire décor for Indian wedding. He did the décor for the Munjal wedding and Sanjeev Nanda’s Sangeet.

Tarun Tahiliani is a Doon school alumini and a Business Management graduate from Wharton School of Business. He started designing clothes in the mid 80s. He was among the first Indians to open a high fashion boutique called “Ensemble” in Mumbai. Tarun Tahiliani has held his shows in India, New York, Milan, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Dubai, Karachi, Moscow and Singapore. He is the first Indian designer to be invited to display his designs at the prestigious Milan Fashion Week in 2003.

Tarun Tahiliani’s clothes are available at 12 stores in India which are located at Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai. Internationally, his clothes are available in London, New York, Tokyo, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Holland.

Tarun Tahiliani, India's most famous fashion designer, he is a specialist in bridal clothesWedding collection by India's wedding clothes specialist - Tarun Tahiliani

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Celebrities who have worn Tarun Tahilani clothes at their Wedding

  • Upasana Kamineni, VP of Apollo Philanthropy, wore Tarun Tahilian’s creations at her engagement and wedding.
  • At Gautum Gambhir’s wedding, he wore a Tarun Tahiliani Sherwani and his wife, Natasha Jain, wore a Tahiliani Lehenga.
  • Natasha Madhvani, Fardeen Khan’s wife and Mumtaz’s daughter, wore a blue and silver Ghagra Choli by Tarun Tahiliani at her Mehendi ceremony. Her mother-in-law, Sundari Khan, designed her bridal dress.
  • Shilpa Shetty wore a typical Manglorean red Bunt style saree designed by Tarun Tahiliani. This shows his versatility and comfort with traditional designs from all over India. For Shilpa Shetty’s reception, Tahiliani designed a modern two piece saree cum gown.
  • Meher Jessia wore a Tarun Tahiliani dress at her marriage.
  • Priya Sachdev wore a Tarun Tahiliani Lehenga Choli at her marriage to Vikram Chatwal.
  • Jemina Khan wore a Tarun Tahiliani creation at her wedding to cricketer Imran Khan.
  • Priyanka Alva wore a Pink-Red Lehenga Choli by Tarun Tahiliani at her wedding to actor Vivek Oberoi.


Neeta Lulla – Bollywood Designer

Neeta Lulla is a popular Indian designer, stylist who also designs costumes for films. She designed clothes for over 350 movies and has won many awards for costume design. Famous movies that she has worked on include Devdas, Jodhaa Akbar, What’s Your Raashee, Baabul, Main Aisa Hi Hoon, Kisna: The Warrior Poet, Yaadein, Chandralekha, Daar, Heer Ranjha, Khuda Gawah, Chandni. Outfit worn in her movies, can be purchased on her website.

Neeta Lulla’s daughter Niksha Lulla assists her mother in designing clothes. At her two story signature store in Mumbai, Neeta Lulla has one entire level only for bridal clothes.

Designer Neeta Lulla along with daughter Niksha Lulla design clothes for many Hindi film Stars and moviesMarriage Bridal Collection by Neeta Lulla

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Celebrities who have worn Neeta Lulla clothes at their Wedding

  • Genelia D’Souza wore a Neeta-Niksha Lulla creation on her wedding.
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Gold zari saree was designed by Neeta Lulla.
  • Isha Koppikar wore a Neeta Lulla pink Lehenga for her reception and another Neeta multicolored Lehenga for her Sangeet.



Manish Malhotra – Stylist & Designer To Film Stars

Manish Malhotra is a famous Fashion Designer who also creates costumes for Hindi movies. He has designed clothes for contemporary Hindi cinema’s biggest actresses and actors – Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Aishwarya Rai, Karisma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Imran Khan, Rani Mukherji, Preity Zinta, Sonam Kapoor, etc. Famous movies he has worked on include Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Ra.One, Rangeela, My Name is Khan, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Raja Hindustani, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Dil To Pagal Hai, Mohabbatein, Satya, Asoka, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Fanaa, Om Shanti Om, Dostana, 3 Idiots, Agneepath, Heroine.

Manish Malhotra is a famous Indian Fashion designer and stylist to Hindi film starsWedding Bridal Collection by the designer to Hindi film stars, Manish Malhotra

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Celebrities who have worn Manish Malhotra clothes at their Wedding

  • For Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan’s Wedding Reception, Kareena wore a pink embroidered Ghagra Choli by close friend Manish Malhotra.
  • Both Genelia D’Souza and Riteish Deshmukh wore Manish Malhotra clothes at their Sangeet.
  • Avantika Malik wore bridal clothes designed by Manish Malhotra at her engagement, Sangeet and wedding. For her wedding she wore a light grey Lehenga Choli.
  • Karishma Kapoor wore a Manish Malhotra designed pink Lehenga with Swarovski crystals for her wedding with Sanjay Kapur.
  • Farah Khan is believed to have worn a red and gold saree by Manish Malhotra for one of her wedding ceremonies.
  • Farah Khan’s husband, Shirish Kunder, wore Manish Malhotra designed outfits for both their Nikah and Mangalorean wedding.


Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla

Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla have been designing clothes together for over 25 years. Among their clientele are the Bachchan’s, Nita Ambani, Parmeshwar Godrej, the Mittals.

Just like Tarun tahiliani, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla have started designing interior decors and sets for weddings.

Designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla create clothes for Indian and international celebritiesShweta Bachchan Nanda and Brett Lee model Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla Marriage Bridal Collection

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Celebrities who have worn Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla clothes at their Wedding

  • Twinkle Khanna wore a red and gold Ghagra-Choli designed by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. Incidentally Twinkle and Akshay Kumar were married at the duos studio in Juhu.
  • Interior designer Natasha Poonawalla wore a bridal trousseau designed by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.


Rohit Bal – Master Indian Clothes Designer

Rohit Bal is called the “Master of Fabric and Fantasy”. He is comfortable designing for both men and women.

Rohit Bal is a flamboyant Indian clothes designer from KashmirRohit Bal shows his Wedding Bridal Collection

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Celebrities who have worn Rohit Bal clothes at their Wedding

  • Rohit Bal has designed the wedding sherwani of Bharat Sahni, and his father-in-law Rishi Kapoor, for his wedding to Riddhhima Kapoor (Rishi Kapoor and Neet Singh’s daughter).
  • Sunjay Kapur also wore a Rohit Bal outfit at his wedding to Karishma Kapoor.
  • Rohit Bal designed the Bridal trousseau for Priya Sachdev when she married Vikram Chatwal.
  • Vivek Oberoi wore a Blue embroidered Sherwani by Rohit Bal at his wedding reception.


Wendell Rodricks – Designer of Elegant Clothes

Wendell Rodricks operates from the North Goa town of Colvale. He is known for his clean cuts and light designs.

Famous Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks is from GoaDeepika Padukone showcases an elegant Wendell Rodricks Wedding Gown

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Celebrities who have worn Wendell Rodricks clothes at their Wedding

  • Wendell Rodricks and Lisa Ray have a long association. At Lisa Ray’s wedding to Jason Dehni, on October 20, 2012, she wore a gown designed by Wendell Rodricks.
  • Wendell Rodricks has also designed Mallika Arora Khan’s bridal trousseau.


Vikram Phadnis – Clothes Designer For Hindi Films

He has a strong association with Mumbai’s film industry. Like Manish Malhotra, he does not just provide clothes to movie stars, but also a “style”. Vikram designs wedding outfits for both men and women.

Indian fashion designer Vikram Phadnis is also a stylist for Hindi film actressSushmita Sen wear a Vikram Phadnis marriage Lehanga

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Celebrities who have worn Vikram Phadnis clothes at their Wedding

  • Urvashi Sharma wore a Vikram Phadnis creation at her wedding
  • Vikram Phadnis designed the wedding outfits for both Emraan Hashmi and his wife Parveen Shahani.
  • Amrita Arora, who married Shakeel Ladak, wore a Red Lehanga by Vikram Phadnis at her Sangeet ceremony.


Shantanu and Nikhil – Designers To Movie Stars

Brothers Shantanu and Nikhil Mehra teamed up in 1999 to create sophisticated, urban designs for men. in 2001 they started designing women clothes too. The duo have designed clothes for many Film industry stars and New Delhi socialites.

Designers Shantanu and Nikhil with Dia Mirza and Samira ReddySonakshi Sinha models a Shantanu Nikhil wedding dress

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Celebrities who have worn Shantanu and Nikhil clothes at their Wedding

  • Shoaib Malik wore a Sherwani designed by Shantanu – Nikhil and Sania Mirza wore a bridal dress by the duo.
  • Raj Kundra wore a Shantanu – Nikhil outfit at his wedding to Shilpa Shetty.
  • Clothes for family members at Gautum Gambhir and Natasha Jain Gambhir’s wedding were designed by Shantanu – Nikhil.


Ritu Kumar – Took Indian Designs Worldwide

Ritu Kumar has played a prominent role in taking Indian designs international. She is comfortable designing Western clothes and traditional Indian outfits. The trend of designers boutiques in India was introduced by her.

Ritu Kumar is India's most respected designer of clothesWedding Bridal Collection by Indian designer Ritu Kumar

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Celebrities who have worn Ritu Kumar clothes at their Wedding

  • Lara Dutta wore a biege Ritu Kumar saree for her civil marriage to Mahesh Bhupati.
  • Manpreet Brar wore a Ritu Kumar Lehenga Choli at her wedding.


Karan Johar

On watching a Karan Johar film, one is struck by the styling of the film and the clothes that the stars wear. Karan Johar has helped design the Bandhgala suit and Blue Sherwani worn by Imran Khan at his wedding to Avantika Malik. Karan Johar also helped design Farah Khan’s wedding trousseau.


Marry in Mummy’s Bridal Clothes

Many celebrities, especially ladies, prefer to get married in their parent’s wedding clothes. Here are some examples

  • Priyanaka Gandhi wore the same Khadi wedding saree worn by her mother, Sonia Gandhi, and grandmother, Indira Gandhi.
  • At Kareena Kapoor’s wedding to Saif Ali Khan, she wore a bridal “Gharara” that is a Pataudi heirloom  It was previously worn by her mother-in-law, Sharmila Tagore, at her wedding and by Saif’s grandmother, Sajida Sultan (Begum of Bhopal), at her marriage.
  • Raveena Tandon wore her mother’s wedding saree after it was redone by designer Manav Gangwani.
  • Sania Mirza wore her mother, Nasima’s red bridal saree for her wedding to Shoaih Malik.
  • Gulzar and Rakhee’s daughter, Meghna Gulzar, wore her mother’s Bengali sari at her marriage Reception.
  • Designer Shaina NC, wore her mother’s wedding sari.



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