When you imagine a bridal lehenga, it is more often that a beautiful red colored outfit will strike your mind. The color red that has the power to make any woman feel like the luckiest lady on the earth. And, it is this color red which is both powerful and traditional. It is the most dominating shade in a bride’s wardrobe. But, the trend, however, seems to be changing. Colors like peach, green, pink, purple and even white have started spreading their tint in the bridal couture. If there is a little something in your heart that is asking you to take the risk with other colors, then these Bollywood divas who ditched red on their D-day will compel you to think beyond the conventional red. These ladies made gorgeous brides without taking advantage of the much-loved vermillion color.
1. Dia Mirza
Dia Mirza is a beautiful person inside-out. She married Sahil Sangha in a stunning green and golden colored lehenga. The outfit was designed for her by none other than Ritu Kumar. Her lehenga had a long shirt instead of a small blouse and looked graceful for the wedding day.
2. Anushka Sharma
Anushka and Virat’s wedding gave us some serious wedding goals. Their intimate Tuscany\ wedding saw the bride walk down the aisle in a pastel pink lehenga with floral motifs on it. The lehenga was a masterpiece by the ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. And, it looked absolutely breathtaking without even a tint of red.Check out all the moments of Virat and Anushka’s wedding here
3. Aishwarya Rai
Aishwarya Rai is the owner of the most expensive bridal outfit ever worn by a Bollywood actress. Her golden kanjeevaram saree was designed by Neeta Lulla. It had Swarovski work all over it. The detailing was provided by gold threads and it cost the former Miss World a whopping INR 75 lakh.
4. Soha Ali Khan
The Pataudi princess, Soha Ali Khan tied the knot to her long-term beau, Kunal Khemu in a beautiful Sabyasachi lehenga. Soha wore a detailed beige lehenga and paired it with a saffron-colored dupatta. Sabyasachi once shared how Soha’s demand for a ‘kesari’ colored dupatta became the most followed trend.
Check out these real brides who chose to wear golden at their wedding.
5. Kareena Kapoor
Whether it is maternity fashion, casual wear or a gala night, Bebo always has fashion on fleek. For her wedding with Saif Ali Khan, she did something unusual. She didn’t wear red but her mother-in-law’s light orange and golden colored wedding lehenga. She looked like a true queen in that attire.
6. Amrita Puri
Amrita Puri married Imrun Sethi in a light grey colored lehenga which was designed just for her by Sabyasachi and his team. They watched a Persian documentary and translated that into the panels of the lehenga. It took a hundred and eleven colorful silk threads to create this masterpiece.
7. Neha Dhupia
Neha Dhupia who is a fashionista herself wore pink at her wedding. She married her best friend Angad Bedi in an intimate affair. And, opted for Anita Dongre’s blush pink lehenga and jewelry. She kept her bridal look quite simple and perfect for a day wedding.
See more of her wedding pictures here.
8. Asin Thottumkal
The South Indian beauty, Asin Thottumkal, and Rahul Sharma had a gorgeous white wedding which was followed by an Indian affair. Asin wore a beautiful ivory lehenga with a golden and burgundy border from Sabyasachi’s collection. This unconventional choice looked great on Asin.
9. Gul Panag
Gul Panag’s swag is her most desirable quality. This fierce lady knows how to stand out. For her wedding, the actress wore a beautiful pink lehenga, designed by JJ Valaya. She made a stylish entry to the wedding venue in her pink lehenga with her sunglasses on.
10. Neelam Kothari
Neelam Kothari and Sameer Soni had a simple and peaceful wedding on 24th January 2011. Neelam wanted the whole look to be elegant and for that, she chose a beige colored saree with a red border. This is a perfect choice for all the brides who want just a little bit of red in their wedding outfit.
Check out the brides who opted for green and blue at their wedding here.
11. Karisma Kapoor
Karisma Kapoor made a gorgeous bride in a beautiful pink colored lehenga. The piece was designed for her by Manish Malhotra and was heavily embellished. Karishma made a daring choice of ditching red at the time when the vermillion shade was considered to be the only bridal shade.
Kajol and Ajay Devgn had a traditional Maharashtrian wedding for which the dusky beauty wore a green nauvari saree. She was dressed by Manish Malhotra and the bold green color suited her in the best possible way
Red is a strong colour that makes a statement every time it makes an appearance but there are so many other stunning colors which need your attention. For a very long time, these Bollywood ladies have been giving you hints on how to rock various colors at your wedding. If you want to take a risk and adopt a color other than red at your wedding, then we are with you. And, don’t forget to share your gorgeous pictures with us.