The concept of home weddings was just a brewing trend until the coronavirus outbreak turned it into a household name. The pandemic turned big fat weddings into quaint, at-home celebrations! But wait, aren’t intimate home weddings equally warm!? So we are not complaining much about the venue shift! However, planning a home wedding comes with its own set of hassles. Choosing your bridal outfit is one of them!

The idea of getting married at home is likely to bring in a lot of questions regarding your bridal outfit. “Should I opt for something light and comfortable”, “Will lehenga be too heavy a choice”, “Can I wear heavy bridal jewellery for just a home wedding” - doubts like these might hover over your mind and put you in a dilemma. To help you sail through, we fished out some of the most pretty home-wedding looks donned by our real brides. After all, what better than real brides to seek inspiration for outfit ideas for a home wedding!

Best Outfit Ideas For Home Wedding From Real Brides

1. Pretty In Cupcake Pink Lehenga

Meet the bride Tanushree who looked stunning in a cupcake pink lehenga for her intimate home wedding. Getting married at home doesn’t mean giving up on the desire of wearing your dream designer lehenga. She picked hers from the label Shantanu & Nikhil. We love how she ditched the dupatta hassles and opted for a blouse with an attached trail!

2. Celeb Brides In Classic Red Sarees

You can never go wrong with a red bridal saree at your wedding! No wonder why Dia Mirza and Yami Gautam too opted for the unmatched elegance of a traditional red saree for their intimate wedding celebrations. Both the divas added a red veil and gold jewellery to complete their bridal look. While Dia got married at the lush lawn area of her residence, Yami took vows at her farmhouse in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh in the presence of immediate family members.

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Here’s another bride who graced a red saree for her home wedding, but paired it with unconventional chunky jewels.

3. Ethereal In Ivory Lehenga

Just one look at Mannat’s bridal glory is enough to leave you smitten! The diva bride stunned in an ethereal ivory lehenga from Tarun Tahiliani. The ensemble came replete with the label's signature embroideries and embellishments, and it perfectly resonated with the wedding environs held at the lawn of her residence.

4. Regal In An Ornate Sharara

Keerat took over our Instagram feeds recently with her oh-so-regal bridal look which she further enhanced with her mom’s dupatta. The suave bride ditched the quintessential lehengas and sarees for a scene-stealing earthy-hued sharara set from Rimple and Harpreet Narula. And no, she didn’t downplay her jewels. She wore head-turning heavy jewellery with her dazzling wedding outfit.

5. Breathtaking In Red Lehenga

Always dreamt of wearing a designer red lehenga at your wedding? You need not give up on that dream just because you are having a home wedding! Take cues from this bride who looked like a vision to behold at her home wedding in this Anamika Khanna lehenga!

6. Glorious Bridal Look In Anita Dongre Lehenga

Bride Mehak’s picturesque portraits in fuchsia pink lehenga are proof you can nail a comfy yet breathtaking bridal look at your home wedding. She picked an embroidered Anita Dongre lehenga and paired it with minimal yet striking jewels!

7. Mom’s Wardrobe To Rescue

Mom’s wardrobe never disappoints; even if you are scouting a bridal outfit for yourself! Megha’s wedding look is a testimony to the same. Megha picked a vintage saree in a burnt brown hue that came adorned with intricate embroideries on the border. PS: We are legit drooling at how she added an unconventional hue to the bridal palette!

Final Words

Your wedding, your rules. If you want to embrace a minimal fuss-free look for the home wedding, go for it! Want to rock a totally heavy bridal look in a regal lehenga? Do that! Just ensure you have the right arrangements to keep you in comfort! There are no rules when it comes to what to wear for a home wedding. Just keep in mind some obvious factors like the weather, space, etc.


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