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Top 71+ Wedding Gowns for Brides-To-Be That Are Worth Bookmarking!

Apoorva Saxena, 29 Jan 2020

For all you experimental brides out there, we understand that you are tired of juggling between those heavy sarees and lehengas for each of your wedding functions. Take a break! A beautiful wedding gown is all you need for your big day. After curating & doing a lot of research we have brought you the top wedding gowns for brides that are pretty, versatile and easy-to-wear. So from blingy gowns to floral embellished dresses take a look at these beautiful wedding gowns and bookmark your favourite ones for some inspiration!

Best Wedding Gowns For Brides-To-Be For Reception Party

Your wedding reception is the very first event of you both as a married couple. Therefore, it calls for keeping your best foot forward on the fashion front on this day.  From blingy to ruffles, your wedding gowns for your reception party can be of any colour (deeper to pastel shades) and of any type like shimmery ones. Get inspired by these trending wedding gowns for brides and level up your fashion game at your reception party like a boss.

The Bridal-est Wedding Gown!

Nothing can beat the traditional bridal look when you dress up for any of your wedding functions. This customised conventional red wedding gown accessorise with golden embellishments had to be the first one on your list! 

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Metallic Wedding Gown From 90s! 

Remember Karishma Kapoor in those metallic outfits looking all chic in the ’90s? Ever since metallic entered the fashion world, they haven’t stopped ruling our hearts. This one in the shade of gold caught our eyes instantly & this bride looked gorgeous in Manish Malhotra for her engagement party! 

Mint Green Gown With The Fluffy Can-Can

This one comes as a breeze of fresh air.  Designed in mint green, this gown is decorated with silver threads. Don't forget to don this one at your wedding reception to have your guests go gaga over your look!

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Cannes Inspired Wedding Gown is MIND-BOGGLING! 

How can we not include the most beautiful woman in the world on this list? Aishwarya Rai’s Cannes 2017 look was a popular one. This ballroom styled gown is a perfect one to opt for, to look all glam on your wedding reception. The cold shoulder detailing adds to the Diva-ness & we cannot stop drooling over this Disney princess gown! 

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Peachy Peach Dress With A Hint of Gold! 

This beautiful bride wore this stunning peach coloured wedding gown with gold work on it. Influenced by the Anarkali jacket suit, this one stands out to be an apt one for the brides for their reception look. Let this one add to the charisma of yours!

Maroon Ruffled Gown By Our FAV Gaurav Gupta 

Known for his wedding gowns, designer Gaurav Gupta has created this magical one in the colour maroon. The ruffles at the bottom of the gown adds the extra edge to the outfit making us include this in our list as soon as we saw this one. Note that the metallic lines on the gown will have all eyes on you.

A Wedding Gown Infused With Capes? Oh YEAH! 

Are you a big fan of CAPES as we are? As a modern bride, we understand that you want to include elements in your outfit that will make you stand out. For ladies who wish  to keep it minimal yet breathtaking, this silver beaded blush pink cape gown is the one for you! 

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Cos It's All in The DETAILS! 

You got to look your BEST on your wedding reception and this beautiful detailed-embroidered wedding gown in the colour golden-maroon is tailor-made for those looking forward to a voguish event. 

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A Gown With A Belt Like Aditi Rao Hydari? Why Not! 

This beautiful golden gown donned by the Bollywood Diva Aditi Rao Hydari at an event is inspired by our all-time favourite lehenga-saree. The highlight of the outfit is the beautiful golden belt & printed dupatta that goes so well with the beaded gown. Opt for this look to channelise your inner Diva!

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The Snow-White Dress With Ruffles

We are in love with this snow-white gown by Gaurav Gupta decorated with ruffles at the bottom that is perfect to wear on your cocktail or reception party. The bodycon shape of the gown with mesh back adds to the appeal of the outfit. Also, don't forget to pair this gown with your favourite diamond and ruby  jewellery for your big day! 

Intricate Embroidered Gown in Silver That is WOW! 

For some brides, it’s all in the details. This one a customised gown is an anarkali based gown with detailed embroidered in silver. The net sleeves makes the gown even prettier for the sangeet night or reception party! 

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The Golden Bride Who Has it ALL! (Bling + Ruffles + Embroidery = FAB Wedding Gown)  

Another one that took our hearts away is this beautiful creation by the renowned designer Gaurav Gupta. The designer has played with the colour Golden to design this masterpiece. The one-shoulder design, floral embroidery and ruffles are making us want this more.

A Leafy Affair! 

Catch the eyes of your guests in this simple yet so beautiful green gown. The bling effect on the gown is what attracts us the most. Don this along with minimal jewellery and sparkle your way out throughout your wedding reception.

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A Wedding Gown Straight from the Fairytale! 

This powder blue fairy inspired wedding gown makes its way into the hearts of the people through the perfectly engraved designs on the gown. The mesh sleeves and shoulders with simple beaded work have pushed the gown to this list. Ah! Don't forget to twirl, girl! 

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The Princesses Wedding Gown

And, how could we forget this? Popular TV actress Yuvika Chaudhary wore this pretty silver gown that justified the beauty of the actress and made us include this in our list for the Disney princess gown! 

Top Wedding Gowns for Brides for Engagement

Celebrated at its fullest, engagement ceremonies are usually the ones that couple enjoy the most as they just got 'engaged'. The enthusiasm of the soon-to-be-married couple on this very first event glow bright on their faces. To add some bling, we selected the best wedding gowns for you to rock your engagement party and take a look at these latest wedding gowns for brides that are super GORG!

Traditional at its Modern(est) - Wedding Gown

Oh-so-traditional, yet so modern! The one in shades of pretty pink and pure white has been our favourite ever since we laid eyes on it. The gold zari work on the outfit makes it so dreamy!

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The Long-Trail Royal Engagement Gown

We believe Gaurav Gupta is one of the best elegant wedding gown designers in the country. The royal blue colour of this bodycon- flowy gown is something we can’t stop looking at! The glitter work over the outfit and that long-trail is the cherry on the cake.

Ivory with a Hint of Pink! 

Satin Pink peeping out of the beautifully crafted threadwork has managed to leave us in awe. This one is perfect for the bride who likes to go-over-top and look magnificent on the day of her engagement.

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Who Said Red Gowns Are Done & Dusted? 

Bollywood Diva Malika Arora never fails to give us the #OutfitGoals that we are constantly looking for. That’s exactly what happened when she joined hands with Kalki Fashion to give us a range of popular wedding gowns like this one.

Bajirao Mastani aka Deepika Padukone Playing Her A-Game Like A Boss! 

She steps out of her house to make headlines for her dressing sense & we have a huge crush on Bajirao Mastani actress! Deepika Padukone wore this gorgeous golden shimmery gown that she wore at an award function and looks like we want it now! 

Hooded Sleeves, Tassels With Tons of Beaded Work! 

For all those experimental brides out there, we know you need something different from the others and this off-white gown with hooded sleeves and tassel details, without a doubt, is a must-try.

Anarkali Inspired Gown

‘Too dressy’ is not a thing when you are dressing up for your engagement ceremony. Intricate thread work over the outfit along with the well-defined border has us stuck on this one for the engagement party! 

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OMG! Look At This Engagement Gown That Has Rose Gold & Silver Embellishments...

In the shade of ivory, this gown with rose gold and silver detailing bring forth the cutest side of the bride. The beads embellished on the gown have us majorly crushing over this one for sure. 

Mint Green Gown With Pink Color Embroidery For The Elegant Brides! 

This pretty mint green wedding gown has been embroidered all over with pink threads. The Anarkali inspired style gown is definitely much-in-demand with a hint of traditional vibe.

Gorgeous Grey Gown With Ruffles & Frills! 

This wonder designed in the colour grey has left us spellbound. Blend popular designs including bodycon, ruffles and off-shoulder cos this one has managed to rank high in our wish lists.

Sparkly Powder Blue Dress

This one designed in the most trending colour of recent times. The sparkly texture and a unique criss-cross back has pushed this one to be one of the top wedding gowns for brides. 

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Frosty Wedding Gown With A Long-Long Trail *_*

As the name suggests, this one lies on your body like frost. The colour makes the outfit stand out while the thread work in pink, gold and silver makes this #EngagementOutfitGoals. Don’t miss out on the long trail that has taken our hearts away! 

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Off-Shoulder Gown Paired With Gemstones

The brides who wish to go bold on the day of their engagement, this one with bright gemstones embellished on it is the one for you. The off-shoulder specification adds to the oomph factor of the bride.

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For The Brides Who LOVES Baby Pink! 

The most simple one out of them all, this baby pink wedding gown has perfectly crafted out one shoulder. The patchwork over the skirt of the gown makes the gown super-appealing.

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Lace-Sleeved Gown That Comes With A Long-Trail

Purple is one colour that will never go out of style. This purple wedding gown with lace sleeve detailing is all heart. Tip: Pair up your favourite diamond set and you are good to go!

Trending Wedding Gowns for Brides for Sangeet

Indian weddings aren't complete without some Band & Baja. The Sangeet night is to celebrate your love as you groove to the most happening tracks. The celebration, however, is not celebrated to the fullest until it is clubbed up with outfits that steal hearts away. To help you with this, here is our list of the latest wedding gowns for brides for your Sangeet ceremonies.

Anita Dongre Peacock Motif Gown

This typical Anita Dongre Wedding Gown has peacocks painted all over it. The deep v-neck designed especially to up your glam level high, this gown surely deserves a place in your wedding trousseau.

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Saree-Gown That is Super #Trending These Days! 

Wedding Gown Inspired by a Saree! This off-white gown has vibrant and blingy beads spread all over. The belt-inspired accessory hugging over waist over the gown will get you to add this one to your favourites and you can also reuse your saree-gown post your wedding functions! 

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OTT Gown To Make You Feel Glamorous! 

Intricate floral pattern, over a beautiful mesh, caught our eyes instantly. This ruffled-styled gown comes in a very pretty pink colour. However, you can customise & get this one stitched in the colour of your choice & look like a diva on your grand engagement or sangeet party! 

Sea Green With Gold Work Intricacy

This wedding gown is what happens when comfort meets beauty. The unique sea green colour of the gown make us want this one in our wardrobes. The golden zari work perfectly done all over the gown will work its charm on your wedding guests.

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Sangeet Gown With Floral Cutwork

This has florals cutwork all over the gown. The strapless detailing and the flowy shape of the gown are giving out all the princess vibes. Don, this one to own your sangeet stage.

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Intricate Roseate Gown Cos Who Doesn't LOVE Pink! 

Are you obsessed with Pink color? Yes, we so are! This bright roseate pink wedding gown in the shape of Anarkali is intricated with pink and silver thread work, all over. The netted sleeves topping up the glam factor is surely making for a perfect sangeet gown! 

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A Gown with Minimal Intricacy Work

Sometimes the least work that can be done gives you the most stunning outfits. This peachy wedding gown with white patchwork over the skirt is the one to opt for if you are someone who likes to keep it minimal yet elegant! 

*Bling, Bling & Bling! 

Gold is the go-to option for most while they plan their outfits for their wedding functions. This one shines bright with golden detailing all over the gown. We can’t help by appreciate the pockets the gown has. Do you need more? Oh! Did we forget to mentioned that we LOVE that cute belt though? 

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Zig-Zag Pattern Gown 

This one includes the simplest of all elements come together to make this beautiful outfit for your sangeet ceremony. Silver coloured lines drawn in the zigzag pattern over traditional white gown had to be on the list!

Golden Thread Work That Say's It All! 

Grey at its magical best again, this wedding gown has beautiful golden thread work embroidered on the gown.  Bookmark this one, now and pair a high bun that looks super-chic! 

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Mirror Work Embellished Gown With A Veil That is So DREAMY :O

Mirror work embellishment is something that brides are opting for it. Suneet Varma, the designer has infused traditional mirrors with a western gown to create this dreamy outfit for you. 

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Top Wedding Gowns for Brides For Cocktail Party

What can be better than sharing your love story with your family and friends over a couple of drinks? A cocktail party is a must for a wedding today and what makes this cocktail party even more special is this beautiful wedding gown that we chose exclusively for you to bring your glamorous best forward.

Play It With Colors! Ombre Wedding Gown is The One For You! 

Shyamal and Bhumika creations are so unignorable when you go out looking for wedding outfit inspirations! This ombre pattern gown in the shade of purple mixing well with white is something that we are hooked on! Bonus: The thread work over the gown adds the extra edge. 

For The LOVE of Black! 

Some of us CANNOT get over black! For all those brides who continue to be obsessed with black after donning the colour a few times, this black wedding gown is a must for their cocktail parties! 

Peppy Cold Shoulder Long Dress With Tassels 

We are crushing over this gown big time! This gown one with cold shoulders is perfect for the modern bride. Designed in gold, this one has to be our favourite one in the list. 

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Wear Like BEBO!

The ‘Begum of Bollywood’ never goes wrong with her style. This one in the shade of brown is inspired by a saree. Opt for this one for the diva in you!

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A Gown Crowned With Jewels? Now That's A Cocktail Party Gown! 

The peach-coloured gown embellished with jewels makes its way in our hearts for how classy it looks. From beautiful soft net sleeves to the heavily decorated neck, the gown is a must-have! In fact, if you don't want something too heavy and wish for a flowy gown, then you know you have landed on the right page. 

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Quirky Gown in The Shades of Blue

Daisy Shah wore this quirky gown by Papa Don't Preach on one of her recent events. This one in the shades of blue is a perfect one to opt for your cocktail party who wants to wear something different & unique! 

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A Wedding Gown With Glimmer 

As the name suggests, this one is one of the brightest ones on the list. We spotted this shimmery gown that very popular blogger - The Daily Aaloo wore for her engagement party & looks like this one is on our top list! 

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Shilpa Shetty Slit Saree Wedding Gown

Another Bollywood diva Shilpa Shetty stunned us by wearing a saree-gown in the shade maroon that we can’t stop drooling over it + that slit of the gown is FAB! 

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Anita Dongre’s Magical Intricate Slit Gown

Anita Dongre does magic again with this range of beautiful wedding gowns but, this time, with a slit in it. This black one has a special place in our hearts, already.

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Strapless Disney Princess Gown

To the brides who likes to keep up the oomph factor in them, this strapless wedding gown does that for you. The bling over the gown makes it even more desirable.

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Latest Wedding Gowns for Brides for Mehndi Ceremony

Did you ever see a bride without beautiful Mehndi and adoring her hands? Nah! Most of the brides like to make their mehendi ceremony a special one by opting a pretty outfit that speaks for itself! Apart from wearing mehendi lehengas they are also picking up mehendi wedding gowns that are worth to bookmark for your upcoming wedding! 

Floral Gown With Embossed Embroidery Work

This pink floral gown with embossed embroidery work made us in love at first sight with this beauty. The breezy vibes of this gown make us wanna own this today!

An Inspiration Coming Straight From PeeCee! 

The ‘Desi-turned-Videshi’ girl is going places. Priyanka Chopra gave us major #BridalFashionGoals when she decided to tie a knot with Popstar Nick Jones. This Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla multi-colored creation that the actress wore on her mehndi is definitely one among them.

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Cute Collared With Belt 

A unique collar detailing make this gown stand out among the rest. The little-over-the-knee gown is designed to smartly for your mehndi ceremony to make it convenient for you to apply your foot mehndi.

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Easy-Breezy Gown With Long Capes

This wedding gown with long capes and it's detailing screams mehendi ceremony all over. Accessories this with some floral jewellery like this bride to rock the look.

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Frozen Special Wedding Gown

Was frozen one of your favourites too? This wedding gown sends forth frozen vibe in each of its element and is ideal for an unconventional bride! 

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Beautiful Wedding Gowns for White Weddings

Many girls like us dreamt of a White Wedding since their childhood and the peaceful & pretty ambience and dreamy outfits makes white weddings desirable ones. If you are one of those lucky ones who are going to live your dream of having a white wedding (which we know you will), let us help you via these trending wedding gowns for your bridal inspiration! 

Oh My God! Looks At This Waterfall Wedding Gown That is Unbelievable!

The long-trail of this wedding gown gives an illusion of a waterfall and has us in love with this gown already!

A Fishtail Gown With Off-Shoulder Sleeves

This off-shoulder wedding gown is the most stylish one on the list. Opt for this one, if you happen to be one of those ladies who likes to keep it stylish and loves a fishtail style for your D-day.

Sweet & Simple For The Minimalistic Brides! 

This full-sleeved wedding gown has a lace floral pattern over it and this pearl white beauty has become our FAV!

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Butterflies-at-Work!

Butterflies spreaded all over the gown makes this one among the most popular wedding gowns among brides-to-be + with studded butterflies do you get a fairytale feeling? 

Traditional White Wedding Gown With A Bridal Veil! 

Who said who cannot wear a "white" gown on your big fat Indian wedding? Taking inspiration from a popular influencer aka bride Diipa Khosla, this white wedding gown find its roots in the traditional Indian bridal outfits & makes it perfect for a destination wedding! 

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White Cutwork Gown Who Loves 'Less is More'

Cutwork work with flowy skirt is something that we can't get our eyes off from. 

Long-Trail Flowy Backless Gown With Strings of Chains!

This backless wedding gown is perfectly accessorized by silver chains making us want to buy for the destination wedding! 

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Priyanka Chopra’s Drool-Worthy Long-Trail & Veil Wedding Gown

PeeCee’s super-long veiled wedding gown by Ralph Lauren was the talk of the town for a very long time. Be it the 75 foot long veil or wearing a strapless dress that was made if 2.4 million mother-of-pearl sequins her Christian Wedding was nothing less than a dream!

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The Bodycon Wedding Gown With A Flowy Trail! 

Raising the hotness meter, this bodycon wedding gown left us impressed for its amazing fabric. Simple yet so elegant!

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Knotted-Lace Wedding Gown

The knots on the shoulders make this wedding gown different from others. Can we just have this, already?

Embellished Beaded D-day Gown

Jewels embellished on the back of this pretty bodycon-long trail wedding gown is #whiteweddingoutfit goals.

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Having a Beach Wedding? This Strappy Wedding Gown Will Be Perfect For You! 

Strappy is cute yet sexy!  This wedding gown has breezy vibes and will be perfect for a beach wedding.

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Cute Bow-Back To Add Some Quirkiness

How about a cute bow on your back while you walk down your aisle? Cute! Own this gorgeous wedding gown to make your dreams come true.

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Feel Like A Princess While You Walk Down The Aisle!

This blingy wedding gown is for the bride who loves to go a little over the top! The bling on the outfit makes your wedding gown shine & will definitely make you stand out from the crowd!

How to Select the Best Wedding Gowns? A Quick Guide!

Now that you have a fair idea of how the trending wedding gowns for brides look like, note that your work doesn’t end here. You must keep several factors like:

  • Your body type
  • Weather/place in which your wedding is planned
  • Wear a full-sleeved one when the temperature is on the lower side of the scale, and
  • Opt for the strappy or strapless wedding gown when its not-so-cold outside

In fact, your body type plays an important role and you must always choose an outfit that flatters your curves. Hire the Best Bridal Designers in India to help yourself in buying that ideal wedding gown that fits you perfectly and which are the best places in India to buy your dream wedding gown or dress in your budget! 

Closing Thoughts!

That’s quite a long list of wedding gowns, isn’t it? Well, we had to include everything so you get most options to choose from. We hope you found the right style and type of wedding gown that you were looking for + we look forward to know about the looks that you are going to try in the comments section below.

Wondering if these gowns will look good on real brides who aren't professional models? Well, they sure do! Have a look at these Stunning Gowns Real Brides wore instead of Lehenga

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Brides! Which wedding gown would you prefer to wear on your wedding celebrations?