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10+ real brides who dazzled us in 2022 with their panache!

From high fashion to traditional weaves, 2022 brides embraced looks that stood out.

2022 was a celebration of personal sartorial style, individuality, and experimentation as we saw more and more brides opt for offbeat wedding ensembles over tried-and-tested colors and silhouettes. This exploration of bridal couture brought us some truly memorable looks! Here are some real brides who wowed us with their style and are sure to make their way onto your mood boards for weddings in the upcoming year.

Entrepreneur Rachitta K Juneja, CEO, and Founder of Whide, kept it classy for her intimate home wedding in Delhi. Her exquisite embroidered saree in a striking yet unusual icy grey blue combines the traditional silhouette with modern artistry and elegance.

Hanna KhanDesigner: Seema Gujral
Photo Courtesy: Delhi Velvet

Executing pastel perfection, Ahaanaa Malhotra’s silk saree is a minimalist bride’s dream come true! Simple and stunning with an embellished and embroidered border and pallu, the saree is perfectly teamed with a textured blouse and diamond baubles.

Hanna KhanDesigner: Anamika Khanna
Makeup: Meera Sakhrani
Photo Courtesy: Ombre by Harsheen Jammu

Take a cue from Harnur Powar’s orange lehenga with ornate embellishments and applique work. With its sultry sunkissed hue and modest kurta blouse, this statement ensemble spells timeless elegance.

Hanna KhanDesigner: Nidhi Tholia
Makeup: Chaitali Sengupta
Photo Courtesy: Sutej Pannu

Arzoo Aneja’s muted pink lehenga was a charming take on traditional bridal decadence, perfect for the misty Manali backdrop where she tied the knot.

Hanna KhanDesigner: Payal Keyal
Makeup: Makeup by Reva
Photo Courtesy: The Blemished Tales

Bride Simran’s fiery lehenga for her Montreal wedding is sure to inspire you if you are looking for quintessential bridal reds with an edgy twist. The traditional motifs and Punjabi craftsmanship combined with the modern chevron print and rich textures for a truly showstopping ensemble!

Hanna KhanDesigner: Rimple and Harpreet Narula
Makeup: Mona Sangha
Photo Courtesy: Amrit Photography

Adorned with exquisite pearls, sequins, zardozi work, and a signature Manish Malhotra trail, Jasmine Randhawa’s crystal-moss green tulle lehenga looked spellbinding against the rocky mountains of Colorado.

Hanna KhanDesigner: Manish Malhotra
Photo Courtesy: Nate Shepard, Colorado

With a total of 13 outfits, Anisha Patel’s repertoire of bridal couture for her four-day wedding extravaganza on the Turkish Riviera left us floored with unique designs. Her Sangeet lehenga with intricate all-over silver work on an offbeat teal blue took the cake for us.

Hanna KhanDesigner: Manish Malhotra
Photo Courtesy: Vinuthna Garidipuri

For her magical Sagan ceremony at the iconic Andaz Delhi, Sneha’s enchanting textured lehenga with butterfly motifs and applique was full of whimsy and matched the mood of the evening perfectly.

Hanna KhanPhoto Courtesy: Cinelove Productions

If your inspiration board includes fairytale princesses, Malvika Behal’s showstopping blue lehenga inspired by Disney’s Jasmine is just for you!

Hanna KhanDesigner: Rimple and Harpreet Narula
Makeup: Pooja Khurana Makeovers
Photo Courtesy: The Wedding Files

Exuding royalty, grandeur, and timeless grace, Rudrika Reddy’s floral saree and vintage jewellery is fit for a queen!

Hanna KhanDesigner: Sabyasachi Mukherjee
Makeup: Namrata Soni
Photo Courtesy: The House on the Clouds

Unconventional and gorgeous to the max, Vanessa Delappe’s jewel-toned off-shoulder gown featured everything from patchwork to embroidery and applique and perfectly celebrated the medley of cultures that imbibed her wedding. For those of you on the lookout for something avant-garde, this Aisha Rao outfit is sure to intrigue you!

Hanna KhanDesigner: Aisha Rao
Makeup: Nikki Mixon, The Chariot Room
Photo Courtesy: Vinuthna Garidipuri

For those breezy brunches and sunkissed day soirees, take a cue from Nishita Patel’s gorgeous tulle lehenga embellished with flower motifs and sequins.

Hanna KhanDesigner: Papa Don’t Preach by Shubhika
Photo Courtesy: Mili Ghosh

Designer and founder of Seeaash, Aashna Jain’s modish ivory jacket lehenga with all-over embellishments is the perfect blend of high fashion and modern elegance.

Hanna KhanDesigner: Shobika Bhandari
Makeup: Chaitali Sengupta
Photo Courtesy: Focus Wedding Photographers

Elite Fashion and travel blogger Sonam Babani, better known as ‘Fashioneiress’ tied the knot in a gorgeous celebration in the Swiss Alps, and needless to say, left us floored with her stunning bridal looks, the most memorable of which was her custom Versace lehenga. The first of its kind from Atelier Versace, the couture piece touted the brand’s signature black and gold aesthetic while keeping the silhouette clean and classy.

Hanna KhanDesigner: Atelier Versace
Photo Courtesy: David Bastianoni

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