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10 most beautiful bridal lehengas from Tarun Tahiliani, Anju Modi at India Couture Week 2018, day 1

Ready to get inspired for your own wedding lehenga? Scroll through to see the most bridal-worthy looks from day one of Fashion Design Council of India’s India Couture Week 2018.

fashion and trends Updated: Jul 26, 2018 15:09 IST
Sanya Panwar
Sanya Panwar
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
India Couture Week 2018,India Couture Week,ICW 2018
Showstopper Kangana Ranaut’s hand-crafted Anju Modi lehenga featured an optional embellished velvet cape, perfect for sophisticated, forward -thinking brides looking for something unique and different. (Raajessh Kashyap/HT Photo)

Wedding fashion trends definitely get their inspo from the India Couture Week runways. And on day one of the fashion extravaganza presented by Hindustan Times and Sunil Sethi Design Alliance, two of the biggest names in Indian fashion, designers Tarun Tahiliani and Anju Modi, showcased their couture and occasion-wear collections showcasing a bridal vibe. Here the showstoppers, actors Kangana Ranaut and Aditi Rao Hydari, have a bridal moment:

Aditi Rao Hydari looked like a vision in a shimmering, off-shoulder peach lehenga by Tarun Tahiliani, while Kangana Ranaut turned heads in a cream lehenga with a very Victorian-style luxe velvet jacket by Anju Modi. (Raajessh Kashyap/HT Photo)

We can bet that some of the trends seen here — think Swarovski crystals , intricate geometric embroidery, billowing bishop sleeves in sheer fabrics, flared silhouettes — will definitely make their way to the bridal trends, and we can’t wait. Ready to get inspired for your own wedding lehenga? Scroll through to see the most bridal-worthy looks from day one of Fashion Design Council of India’s India Couture Week 2018.

Luxe fabrics, impeccable craftsmanship, and elegant simplicity were hallmarks of this collection, which took the designer five months to create. (Raajessh Kashyap/HT Photo)

Tarun Tahiliani
From fashionable, feminine, and most importantly, beautifully bridal cocktail lehengas with down-to-there décolletage, Tarun Tahiliani’s collection, titled In Elysium, is a modern take (light and airy dresses that were subtly skin-baring) on traditional, majestic silhouettes (rich textures) that are a perfect fit for modern brides. Luxe fabrics, impeccable craftsmanship, and elegant simplicity were hallmarks of this collection, which took the designer five months to create. In super calming blues, reds, pinks and a whisper of ivory, the designer mixed pretty feminine details like gorgeous laser-cut floral appliqués and all-over crystal beads infused with delicate stones, elegant feathers and metallics in unexpected, modern ways.

There was a fresh sense of polish, timelessness, and romanticism throughout the collection. (Raajessh Kashyap/HT Photo)

Anju Modi
The designer’s collection, A Maiden’s Prayer, drew on inspiration from the Victorian era. The designer took a step back in time and tried to bring alive the historically significant era through cuts, silhouettes and designs. Rich and heavy fabrics such as velvet, silk and brocade were spotted throughout, and to make it even more dreamier, Modi stuck to a jewel tone colour palette. There was a fresh sense of polish, timelessness, and romanticism throughout the collection, with a wide range of silhouettes from A-line, to circle skirts, fit and flare, all creating beautiful movement and a powerful but understated vision. Fabrics were layered, and combined in unexpected ways for a truly unique gown for the bride.

India Couture Week, presented by Hindustan Times and Sunil Sethi Design Alliance, will be on from July 25 to July 29, in Delhi.

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First Published: Jul 26, 2018 13:40 IST