21 Blouse Designs To Up Your Bridal Look!
It frames your face and shoulders, it flatters your torso, the blouse holds the entire aura of the lehenga together. Here’s a guide to find the blouse that works for you.
While we’re busy looking for the perfect outfit, we forget that the look is the sum of its parts. Haven’t you ever fallen in love with a sleek lehenga or simple saree only because its blouse was sublime?
Well, being the fashion followers we are we have curated a list of definite trendsetters to rock the bridal diaries!
The Doli Story
Absolutely unique, who wouldn’t fall in love with this delicate doli cut work blouse? Adorned with beautiful tiny tassels and heavy stones, this blouse design can transform any wedding outfit into an elegant and exclusive piece.
Photo Courtesy – Shades
The Feathered Angel
Bring on some feathers to go with those angel eyes. This flawlessly designed Manish Malhotra lehenga definitely earns extra brownie points as feathered sleeves perfectly complement its sheer tail blouse.
Photo Source – Manish Malhotra
The Collared Bride
Who knew a shirt style collar would go so well with your lehenga? For all those brides who love the sleek style of collared necks, the 2018 trend book has granted your wishes! Paired with ruffled sleeves, this blouse design will definitely make your saree or lehenga drop jaws!
Photo Source – Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla
The Tasseled Blouse
Right from the retro to our favourites, tassels are back in full swing! Either on the sleeves or on an off-shouldered blouse, they don’t fail to add a bit of whimsy and they’ll look amazing when you move.
Photo Source – Suneet Varma
Wrap it up!
Say goodbye to the traditional buttoned blouses, this style owns mystery and oomph. The deep V-neck of a wrap blouse design completely eliminates the problem of heavy jewellery overlapping the blouse line and can easily complement your saree or lehenga, making you look like the duchess you’re meant to be!
Photo Courtesy – Anuraag Rathi
The Cold Shoulder Blouse
For all those brides who want to ditch the traditional Indian blouse, here’s a cut that will definitely give it a unique twist. Adorned with tassels or fringes, these blouses brings a high-street trend to the couture rack.
The Off Shoulder Blouse
It’s time to flaunt those perfect collarbones while still maintaining the traditional look! Styled with full, three-fourth, half or just one sleeve, these blouses won’t fail to make you stand out!
Photo Courtesy – Manish Malhotra (Left) and Aniket Mazumdar (Right)
The One Shoulder Blouse
From cold shoulder to off-shoulder and now one shoulder, this wedding season is all about finding the perfect cut to flaunt your collarbones. Paired with a saree or lehenga, one shouldered blouses ensure a stylish and glamorous look.
Photo Source – Anushree Reddy
The Peplum Blouse
Most of us are fans of the elegant peplum style and true to its beauty; it doesn’t fail to glam up a simple lehenga as well! Impeccable and stylish, this fancy blouse design is definitely here to stay.
Photo Source – Payal Keyal (Left) and Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla (Right)
The Tail Sleeves
Tail gowns, skirts and kurtas have been a very popular trend in our look book but something that caught our eye recently were tail sleeves! Adorned with tiny feather details, the off-shoulder, tail sleeved blouse is all hearts for us!
Photo Source – Tarun Tahiliani
The Balloon Drama
The secret to a fashionable blouse lies in experimenting with its sleeves. And yes, the vintage look is back in! For those who dream of the classic elegant look, flared puffed sleeves styled with a deep V-neck will fulfil your wish!
Photo Source – Pinterest
Rock your Cape!
If you feel dupattas are your biggest enemies, it’s time to put on your cape! Usually made of sheer light material or chains of beads, this delicate blouse design can change the entire look of an outfit.
Photo Source – Suneet Varma (Left) and Sabyasachi Mukherji (Right)
The Jacket Blouse
An ideal ensemble for a winter wedding, the stylish jacket marks the ground between modern quirkiness and traditional richness. This ruffled Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla jacket redefines the beauty of the champagne gold lehenga and is definitely one of our favourites!
Photo Source – Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla
Frills and Ruffles
Fairytale weddings need fairy tale visions in fabric, embroidery, frills and ruffles. Usually added in place of a sleeve or on a sleeve, this delicate style guarantees complements!
Photo Courtesy – Suneet Varma (Left) and Lightbucket Productions (Right)
The Sheer Skin Blouse
Unleash your inner princess and sport an embellished sheer blouse for an ethereal look. A timeless design, the beauty of such elegant pieces won’t ever go out of fashion.
Photo Source – Suneet Varma (Left) and Manish Malhotra (Right)
The Buttoned Back Blouse
The back of the blouse has for ages defined the look of an outfit. A ravishing sheer back with beautiful embroidery and buttons is sexy yet not too revealing. Perfect for an engagement or mehndi, it won’t fail to attract attention.
Photo Courtesy – Shreya Sen
Elegance in Full Sleeves
For an absolute royal and ethereal look, brides, here is your blouse design! High neck paired with heavily embellished full net sleeves, a perfect option for an evening function or for your big-day look!
Photo Source – Sabyasachi Mukherji
The Evergreen Cap!
‘Old is Gold’, probably the first proverb learnt by most of us and it stands true in our trend book too! Yes, the regal cap sleeve blouses are something you can never go wrong with!
Photo Source – Sabyasachi Mukherji
High Neck Love
Here’s a secret to pull out of the 90’s with style! High neck blouses in quirky bright colours are perfect for an outdoor mehndi or revelry. Usually paired with full, three-fourth or half sleeves, these blouse designs, especially in pastel shades, won’t fail to give your outfit a royal and traditional look.
Photo Courtesy – The Wedding Story
The Elegant Bustier
Another basic look we love, the strappy blouse will truly amp up your bridal wardrobe. Be it an evening revelry or an outdoor mehndi, the ageless style will definitely strike a lasting impression.
Photo Source – Koecsh by Kresha Bajaj
Tie it up!
The daring yet sophisticated strappy back has definitely won us over! With unique tassels attached to each end, this blouse truly makes a statement and is a thing of joy and beauty.
Photo Source – Mrunalini Rao, Photo Courtesy – Morvi Images
While these are just a few blouse designs we picked, we’re sure this wedding season will showcase many more. Feel free to play around with two or more styles; you might start a new trend!
For more bridal ideas and inspiration, check out Bridal Fashion.