Bridal Fashion

9 Easy Ideas to Customize The Bridal Lehenga of Your Dreams

Anupriya Khanna, 25 Feb 2019

Are you one of those to-be brides who are too finicky about their outfit choices? Do you get utterly conscious about every petty detail that goes into the making of your outfits? If yes, then don't put your bridal lehenga on the back seat either. After all, it's going to be the ultimate charmer of your wedding day look. So, take charge of it and get it customized! While you can always rely on those top-notch designers to deliver you a bridal lehenga of your dreams, but if you want something that is affordable, new, and also screams YOU, opt for a custom lehenga. 

Having said that, we've curated this blog to tell you some easy tricks and ways to customize your bridal lehenga the best possible way. Whether it's personalizations in wedding lehengas, the design of the blouse or the edging of your lehenga skirt, we've covered it all! Give it a thorough read and take notes!

Best Ways to Customize your Bridal Lehenga

1. Pick a unique blouse design

First things first, team your lehenga with a unique & trendy blouse design. Trust us, it takes all the limelight and can make a hell lot of difference to your wedding look. So, be as picky as possible. Don't just settle on a basic round neck and play around with the necklines and sleeve length of your blouse. Opt for something out of the box like this Doli blouse that we spotted on a real bride.

[1] Source Shades Photography [2] Source Swati Verma

2. Add personalizations

When customizing your lehenga, consider including some personalizations. Get your initials or your wedding hashtag etched on your lehenga skirt or blouse. You can even include your wedding date in your lehenga in so many unique and different ways. Take cues from these brides who customized their bridal lehengas with these pretty personalizations!

[1] Source Archana Rautela [2] Shot by Design Aqua, Delhi

3. Include beautiful latkans

Another fool-proof & best way to customize your lehenga is by infusing some really fancy and unique latkans to the drawstring end of your lehenga or blouse tie-ups. Trust us, they can beautify your lehenga to multi folds. Especially when there are such beautiful latkan designs available in the market, right from metal ones to the ones made with fabric, tassels & other dainty embellishments, you just can't ditch incorporating them in your lehenga.

4. Try offbeat hems

Apart from picking different necklines and sleeve lengths for your blouse, you can also try opting for unique hems when customizing your lehenga skirt. Go for scalloped lehenga edgings, fringes, ruffles, gathers or something as beauteous as this lotus petals-like hem.

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5. Outline it with gorgeous laces and borders

While sourcing the raw materials for your tailor-made bridal lehenga, don't forget to invest in a few mirror-embellished, gotta patti work & other fancy laces and borders. You can beautifully use them to outline the hem of your bridal lehenga, the sleeves of your blouse or even your dupatta for that matter. It is indeed one stylish way to customize your lehenga.

6. Get your love story etched on it

What better way to customize your bridal lehenga than with your love tale or those cutesy love notes given by your partner to you? Sounds interesting, right? Well, you can very well do that! Just reach out the progressive couturier, Kresha Bajaj. She has created some mindblowing masterpieces with the brides' sweet love stories, some special messages, and other personal details.

7. Add some ruffles, feathers, fringes & more

Right from furs, feathers, tassels to ruffles, there's so much new and quirky that you can customize your bridal lehenga with, just how these brides did. While some got the neckline of their blouses adorned with furs and feathers, others opted to amp up their lehengas with tasseled embellishments on the shoulder and some ruffled dupattas.

8. Bling it on!

When you can't think of anything else, just get your lehenga drenched in all those sequins, shimmery deets and embellishments. Believe us, it will work wonders! Also, because you are the bride, it's completely normal to go a little OTT with your bridal outfit and yet not look out of place.

9. Try different embroideries & work

How about getting your lehenga customized with embellishments or embroideries that best suit your style? It could be anything, ranging from 3D thread work, laser cut acrylics, sequins, mirror work or gotta patti work.

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How are you customizing your bridal lehenga?