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Bridal couture: 5 floor-grazing designer gowns that are perfect for your engagement

From embellished, ultra-feminine and sexy to metallic sheer tulle ones, here are five shining examples of floor-length gowns that will make you standout on your engagement.

fashion and trends Updated: Dec 16, 2017 12:56 IST
Prerna Gauba
Prerna Gauba
Hindustan Times
Bridal,Wedding,Engagement Gowns
An exclusive shoot of five best designer gowns for your engagement. (Amal KS/HT)

Getting engaged and bewildered at the cliches available? Don’t be baffled when we are here to guide you with that perfect floor-grazing gown that will make you look like the princess for your engagement ceremony. Just so that all eyes are on you, here’s an exclusive shoot to help you decided that perfect look for your fairytale-perfect look or a blingy affair.

PS: Makeup inspiration included

Model Maria in Anita Dongre. (Amal KS/HT )

Traditional meets modern in this champagne-hued off-shoulder gown created with silk, gota-patti, dori, zardosi, and pearl embellishments in the motifs of trees, leaves and flora by designer Anita Dongre. Don a low bun, dual liner with a wing and finish the look with soft lips. Also, don’t forget the high heels!

Model Olga in Rohit Gandhi Rahul Khanna. (Amal KS/HT)

There is nothing as too much bling. This embellished gown by designer duo Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna is perfect to make a subtle yet sensual impact at your engagement party. Team it with glittery grey eyeshadow and glossy peach lipstick, and sport a sleek, centre-parted low pony with a hairband.

Model Vijeta in Amit Aggarwal. (Amal KS/HT)

If you love structure then this textured gown with handwoven stripes — made with recycled polymers — by designer Amit Aggarwal is your go-to option. Apply a graphic eyeliner and oxblood lip colour.

Model Maria in Alpana Neeraj. (Amal KS/HT)

With a top portion made of draped mesh jersey, and skirt of sheer metallic tulle, this Alpana Neeraj gown is for all the fairytale lovers. Team it with dual eyeliner, soft curls, peach lips and a studded hairband to achieve a princess-like look.

Model Olga in Nikhita Tandon. (Amal KS/HT)

This one shoulder midnight blue gown made of net and sequin work with an extended train in cobalt blue by designer Nikhita Tandon is a statement-maker. Team it up with a crystal neckpiece and ring, thick eyeliner and subtle lips in nude or peach to complete the look.

  • Styled by: Prerna Gauba
  • Photos: Amal KS/ HT
  • Clothes: Anita Dongre, Amit Aggarwal, Alpana Neeraj, Nikhita Tandon and Rohit Gandhi Rahul Khanna
  • Jewellery: St Erasmus
  • Styling assistant: Nekieta Narang
  • Production: Sonali Dhyani
  • Makeup and hair: Kanchan Mehra
  • Models: Olga, Maria and Vijeta
  • Location courtesy: Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel
  • Model coordination: Viva Model Management and BB Models

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First Published: Dec 16, 2017 12:55 IST