Picking up your bridal wear from a store is so passé, don't you think? It's your special day, and everyone is going to be looking at you. You want your look customized and you want to get it absolutely dazzlingly right! Here are 10 Bangalore-based wedding designers, in no particular order, whose bridal wear collections will make you the most envied bride of the season.
1. Michelle Salins - Regal, elegant and classy
Michelle Salins' designer label ‘Michelle Salins’ began its journey in 2009 and ever since, her creations are a part of a number of brides' dream trousseau. Her designs are talking to a woman who is sensuous and confident, yet traditional at heart. Michelle defines class in every stitch and sequin and her bridal collection is one that speaks for itself. You can get your wedding attire custom-made from Michelle Salins for all the right reasons - it's regal, elegant and classy. You can look into her website and get in touch with her here.
2. French Curve - For the woman who is sophisticated and passionate
French Curve is headed by Anjali Sharma, an alumnus of NIFT. Her label boasts the quality of craftsmanship and elegance intertwined with overall perfection. She specializes in bridal trousseaus, bridal wear and ethnic wear. She designs her collection for the woman of today, who is sophisticated and passionate. Her wedding collection successfully showcases this too. Get in touch with her here and here.
3. Meraj Designer Studio - For him and her
What was started as a silk saree business by Sayeed ur-Rehman took a different course when son Meraj Anwar took over the business and redefined bridal wear in Bangalore. Today, Meraj Designer Studio stands for dreamy wedding experiences for both the bride and the groom! Their work is intricate and hand woven with close details thanks to their embroidery which boasts of a range of craft traditions anywhere between zardosi and pitta, and applique work and badla work. Get in touch with them here.
4. Gaurang - Tradional Indian designs for the bride
Gaurang brought back the love for traditional handlooms and weaves with his namesake label ‘Gaurang’. His focus is primarily on giving back to the weavers the attention they deserve. His wedding collection personifies elegance and the captivating beauty of the Jamdani technique. He uses traditional Indian motifs as well as temple prints. If you’re looking for authentic South Indian-inspired wedding attire, he is the go-to designer! Find him here and here.
5. Anju Modi Clothing - Modernising the timeless Indian designs
Anju Modi has made a name for herself by standing out of the ordinary with her fabulous collection and detailed outfits. Her collection speaks of romance, seduction and traditional Indian prints that have been long forgotten. The wedding collection explores the modernity of designs while inculcating Indian craftsmanship and elegance. You can reach her here and here.
6. Neeta Bhargava - Inspired by art
Taking her passion for fashion, she started her label ‘Neeta Bhargava’ with a growing number of fans everyday! Her work is understated and elegant with classic style. Her USP is that she uses hand paint on fabrics as opposed to the graphic work that is easily available. She is hugely inspired by art and creativity and her collection shows it. Get in touch with her here and here.
7. Deepika Govind - Reinventing classics for stunning results
Deepika Govind is a pioneer in the Indian fashion industry, but what makes her stand out is her ability to produce environment-friendly fabrics. Her collection focuses on reinventing classics, experimenting with drapes and making simple garments look unique by adding a twist to them. She abides by having a love for natural textiles and textile engineering. Find her here and here.
8. The Bridal Boutique - Wedding gowns, veils and jewellery
Beautiful gowns, a long train, veil and flowers to add to the beauty, that’s what The Bridal Boutique offers you. With an array of wedding gowns, veils and jewellery to choose from, their collection will leave you awestruck! Catch them here and here.
9. Elan Design Studio - Bespoke gowns
At the Elan Design Studio, couture made to measure is the specialty. The feeling the bride gets when she first tries on their made-to-perfection gowns is beyond joy! Their intricate designs and bridal ensemble offers make them the haven of bridal gowns. Contact them here and here.
10. GownTown - Bridal gowns in white, ivory and champagne
With an extensive collection of bridal gowns in white, ivory and champagne, GownTown makes your job really hard in choosing from the best! They customize everything bridal from veils to ring pillows, and it can all be fully personalized. The dreamy, fairytale wedding you have always hoped for is just one click away and you can find them here.
Have we missed out on any great wedding designers in the garden city? Do let us know in the comments below!