Mehndi Designs

8 Adorable Bridal Mehndi Trends to Check out Right NOW!

Medha Chawla, 20 Oct 2018

We love updating you with the latest trends and today we are back with one of the most indispensable parts of most Indian weddings, i.e. Mehendi. Much like outfits, jewellery, and makeup, a bride's mehendi design is also an integral part of her bridal style statement. Hence, it cannot be taken lightly! While we recently gave some major backhand mehendi inspiration and also some steal-worthy foot mehendi designs, today we bring to you 7 newest trends that are ruling the bridal mehendi scene right now. And hey, we are not talking about cliche couple portraits and 'save the date' motifs. 

So, here's a list of the latest mehendi trends that we created after a lot of keen observation! 

Latest Mehndi Trends

1. Get the Mantras etched

Holy mantras are considered auspicious and are believed to bring fortune. Hence, brides are incorporating them in their bridal mehendi is the latest fad. Our bride, Tanvi too amped her bridal mehndi with a holy mantra. 

2. Hypnotic checkered patterns

Checkered patterns are basics of henna art and are used in all mehendi designs. However, as per the latest trend, these checkered patterns have emerged to become the highlights of bridal mehendi. 

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3. All things weddings

Including motifs of wedding-related elements like doli, elephants, sindoor moment, etc is also all rage these days. It adds a traditional touch and a lot more meaning to the otherwise meaningless patterns. 

4. Less is more

Even though Indian weddings are best known for their grandeur and extravaganza it is surprising to see that 'less is more' mantra is ruling the Indian wedding scene at present. Right from the bridal outfit to jewellery and even makeup, minimal is what's trending. Same is the case with bridal mehendi too! Instead of getting the entire hands laden with mehendi, brides are opting for simplistic and minimal designs that look so damn elegant. 

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5. Sheer love for food

The entire present generation is a big time foodie. And modern brides are not shying away from highlighting their love for food on their bridal mehendi. After all, food above everything, duh!

6. Tribal caricatures

Warli Painting with tribal caricatures and other unique elements like a swing, earthen pots, birds, lotus motifs have also paved their way to the bridal mehendi. Such simple mehndi designs look so edgy and classy.

7. Half bare feet

How can we miss out on the foot mehendi designs! But what's trending in foot mehendi? Well, it is keeping the half foot bare and having a prominent motif in the center. 

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8. The first meeting

The first meeting with your partner is truly special! You meet as strangers who don't even know that you two will become life partners. Owing to the significance the first meeting holds, brides are highlighting this in their bridal mehendi too. Shweta Tripathi's love story began on a flight, and the same was imprinted on her bridal mehendi.

Similarly, this bride met her partner on Tinder, so she got the logo of Tinder app included in her mehendi.

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Which trend are you gonna incorporate in your bridal mehndi? Let us know in the comments section.