Are you a new age bride-to-be in London who is bold enough to rock the latest bridal lehenga trends? With wedding preparations in full swing, it can be quite difficult to keep track of the ever-changing trends for Indian wedding outfits in London. To make life easier, here’s a roundup of the latest bridal lehenga style trends that you may consider to steal the show.
Maheen Khan has been an influential name in the fashion world for a long time. Often recognized as the doyenne of fashion in Pakistan, Maheen Khan’s fashion forte lies in perpetually inventing fresh ways and ideas of fusing Eastern and Western inspirations. An award-winning fashion designer for fashion labels such as Maheen and Gulabo and the Embroidery house she is acclaimed for the mastery of her favourite fabric chiffon, chic designs, and her flattering cuts.
Her 35-year journey in the industry has been a culmination of relentless hard work and dedication towards her art form fuelled with nothing but passion, effort and patience. Ever since she opened her first tailoring shop in the early seventies in Lahore titled “Seamstress” she hasn’t looked back. Now with over twenty international shows to her name and her designs being sported by the duke and duchess of Cambridge themselves, Maheen still shares the same level of dedication and enthusiasm towards her work.
Invited to an Indian wedding and don’t know what to wear? If you’re a man, you can never go wrong with a classic suit. However, turning up in ethnic attire is sure to be appreciated by the hosts. Here are some attire options to steer you in the right direction.
Designer Sherwani Suits
A sherwani is a long coat-like jacket that features buttons at the front and reaches slightly below the knees. It is typically paired with fitted trousers called churidar that are loose around the hips and thighs but gathered around the ankles. A scarf or dupatta is the perfect finishing touch to this ensemble. You can never go wrong with an elegantly embellished sherwani. The best colours for sherwanis include light shades such as cream and ivory. However, they are available in more vibrant colours that can be options if you’re not afraid to go bold.
The fashion industry has been long plagued with accusations of being non-inclusive of real body shapes, sizes and colour. A rising social consciousness of inclusivity has given rise to the body positivity movement and this is reflected in fashion today. In fact, fashion is one of the strongest tools of expression in the body positivity community with ‘fashion for all sizes’ being the underlying motto. Designers have taken body positivity to heart and that is reflected in Indian outfits for plus size women.