While the saree is a very popular garment for Indian brides the lehenga is also equally beloved amongst Indian brides.
The bridal lehenga is extremely popular in most of India. The lehenga and choli is the preferred bridal garment for young brides in India. This demand for bridal lehenga choli inspires Indian designers to constantly thrive to create high fashion bridal lehenga choli ensembles. Most brides and their family are willing to pay a fortune for designer lehenga choli for their wedding day. A bridal lehenga is genrally accentuated with embellishments such as stonework, patch work, lace and Gota Patti while gold in silver thread embroidery techniques like resham, and zari and zardosi are also extremely popular.
The bridal lehenga is traditionally available in customary colors like red, crimson, maroon, pink and shades of pink. These embroidery and embellishment techniques serve to accentuate the aesthetic appeal of the lehenga. In most cases designer Lehengas for women that have been embroidered and embellished using after crafts and techniques tends to be quite expensive but its aesthetic appeal more than makes up for the steep price. In many cases bridal Lehengas serve as family heirlooms and is passed down through generations from the mother of the bride to the bride. This is surely indicative of the importance and cultural significance of bridal Lehengas.