The Best Bridal Wear in Bangalore
600 year old tradition or this year’s runway favorites – get inspired by the colors, silhouettes, embellishments, fabrics, textures and ideas in our selection of Bangalore’s best trousseau experts.
What’s your bridal fashion statement? Are you going to go beautifully traditional or make a splash with color? Would you like some cultural fusion in your trousseau or push the envelope in avant-garde edge?
If you’re still mulling over what to wear on this day of all days, you’ll have noticed that you’re also spoilt for choice. There are a host of wonderful designers and Bangalore offers an array of independent, celebrated bridal boutiques.
Let us help you pick a stunning wedding wardrobe.
Armadio in Italian means ‘wardrobe’, but for Bangaloreans, it stands for a prêt, haute couture, jewellery and accessories haven. In a space that exudes a classic European and minimalistic appeal, this multi-designer store, houses collection of only the luminaries of the Indian fashion industry. Aimed to impress even the most discerning eye, their range of offerings are a perfect amalgamation of creativity and style.
A house of India’s leading designer labels, Evoluzione not only curates the best in Indian fashion but also goes the extra mile in delivering a unique retail experience. The design destination has been nurtured by Tina and Atul Malhotra who have a passion for style and a taste for the only the finest. The design destination has been catering to its patrons since over a decade and today has outlets in Chennai, Delhi and Bangalore. They aspire to bring to their customers the latest trends that are also high on quality.
The labels that they showcase include Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Tarun Tahiliani, Varun Bahl, Balance by Rohit Bal, Gaurav Gupta, Gauri & Nainika, Manish Arora, Anushree Reddy,Abraham & Thakore, AMPM by Ankur & Priyanka Modi, Anamika Khanna, Anand Kabra, Rohit Gandhi & Rahul Khanna, H20 by Rohit Gandhi, Malini Ramani, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rasa, Ravage, just to name a few.
Evoluzione also houses accessories by Amishi, Amrapali, Art Apparels, Basta, Curio Cottage, Design Temple, Ice Accessories, Kan, Kokommo, Malaga, Meera Mahadevia, Play Clan, Stoffa, Suhani Pittie, Vasundara and Veruschka.
Address: 14, Vittal Mallya Road, Embassy Classic, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
3. Shimmer by Jamila and Seema Malhotra
Shimmer’s portfolio includes several Hollywood costume designers including Alexandra Byrne who won an Oscar for Best Achievement in Costume Design for the film ‘Elizabeth’. Jamila and Seema Malhotra’s wonderful costumes for the film are matched by their work in the film ‘Shakespeare in Love’ and ‘Never Land’ and of course, their bridal wear. They bring elegance to their sophisticated pret line that offers kurtas, salwar kameezes and sarees.
Address- No 33/1, Vittal Mallya Road, Near Vishal Chambers
4. Ritu Pande
Ritu Pande has lived in South East Asia for a while and her whimsical take on Indian clothing has an air of the exotic about it. She uses color, patterns and playful textures to create feminine silhouettes that are consistently glamorous and complement most body frames beautifully.
Address- Ritu Pande Design Studio, #3620, 6th cross, 13 G Main, HAL Second Stage, Indiranagar, Bangalore- 560037.
5. Riya Kodali
Whether it’s a frothy pastel lehenga or a dreamy white wedding own, master craftsman Riya Kodali’s trousseaux help define the personality of the wearer with effortless style. She brings elements of modernity to traditional ethnic Indian wear and her intelligent designs make her one of the most sought-after bridal wear designers in the city.
Address: 52, Kormangla 4th Block Near Sony Signal
Lakshmi Jagmohan’s design aesthetic relies on harmonizing form and function by incorporating Indian aari work, zardozi embroidery and crystal work in her bridal wear, making her lehengas and indo-western wear unique and inimitable!
Address- 3/2, Ambalipura, Near Bellandur Gate, Opp. Villa Del Mar, Sarjapur Road, Bellandur
The one-stop shop for all your trousseau needs – you can pick from a range that goes from totally traditional to uber modern – it includes sarees, lehengas and salwar suits. The boutique is known for its range of embroidered sarees and also offers bespoke services.
Address-.24, D’Souza Circle, Richmond Road
8. Mysore Saree Udyog
This heritage Bangalore institution, founded by the Talera family, is over 80 years old. A firm favorite with purists and traditionalists, this treasure trove features perhaps the best collection of Tussar silk, Kancheepuram, Ikat and a host of printed and embroidered fabric and accessories.
Address- K Mahavir Mall, 316, Kamaraj Road
9. House of Angadi
The history of Angadi Galleria goes back no less than 6 centuries! An institution that promoted textiles, sarees and yarns on the international trade routes, the store was relaunched in 2012, as the House of Angadi by K Radharaman. Here, brides to be will have a hard time choosing between Banarasi, Bandhini, Ikat, Phulia, Gadwal, Chanderi, Block print sarees that also celebrate the great history of textiles.
Address- Sankey Road, Sadashiva Nagar, Bangalore
10. Cinnamon Multi-designer boutique
Tucked away in a beautiful colonial bungalow, Cinnamon offers a wide range of designers such as Vivek Narang, Mallika Mathur, Sunita Shankar, Shades of India, Pero by Aneeth Arora, Eka, Amrich, Mukul Goyal, among others. This multi-designer hub also stocks lifestyle products – a handy plus when you’re looking to update your wardrobe and your surroundings.
Address- 4, Gangadhar Chetty Road
Inspired by poetry and art, Yashodhara Shroff’s stylized establishment, FFolio showcases a range of high-end designer clothing and accessories by leading fashion retail establishments like AM Mafatlal, Rohit Bal and Gitanjali Kashyap, among others. If you want to splurge on that one designer investment for your big day, FFolio is the place to do it!
Address- Shop Number – 1, Embassy Chambers, 5, Vittal Mallya Road
12. French Curve by Anjali Sharma
Known for its fine quality clothing, master craftsmanship and impeccable design, Anjali Sharma’s boutique offers a mix of traditional silhouettes in the most stunning modern designs. If you are looking to don a sarees, lehengas or other traditional attire with an indo-western twist, then a visit to her boutique is a must!
Address: Castle Street, Ashok Nagar
Designer Kamal Raj Manickath’s visionary design translates into Soucika- a boutique that specializes in bridal gowns, cocktail dresses and ethnic wear. Soucika defines elegance, whimsy and timeless style and uses an eye-catching combination of traditional embroidery and modern cutwork and silhouettes.
Address: 990, 1st Cross Rd990, 1st Cross Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Doopanahalli, Indiranagar
14. Sarita Mandot
Sarita and Nirmal Mandot are on speed dial for A-listers across the country. Their bridal lehengas and sarees have made their reputation for high quality, handmade craftsmanship and a visit to their store will leave you enthralled.
Address- Store no- 34, Dickenson Road
15. Deepika Govind
Fashion week catwalk favorite, Deepika Govind’s saree exemplifies innovation and art. She experiments with drapes, is one of the industry’s pioneers in environment friendly fabric and she uses a bright, playful, young aesthetic with color and movement – perfect to make a statement on your big day.
Address- 21/11, Craig Park Layout, Near-Kids Kemp, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
15. Deepam Silks
If you’ve decided on the classic saree but are still dithering about which one is the one for you, you will probably find what you’re looking for at Deepam Silks on MG Road. The boutique has a wide variety of heritage silk sarees and also a selection of embellished bridal wear that is perfect for engagement or mehndi functions.
Address: Shop No. 67, Blue Moon Complex, Opp. to Metro, MG Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
17. Tamanna World
Husband-wife duo Lokesh and Dhanya Pandya were among the first few designers to have a brick and mortar bridal and pret store back in 1997. Since then, the boutique has portrayed its rich variety in design and craft by showcasing extravagant bridal wear in lehengas, sarees and salwar kameezes that are exemplars in innovation.
Address: No.1, Narayanpillai street, Near Commercial Street
If you’re looking for some stylish but unique options, the curated multi-designer lifestyle store has a curated list of some of the most beautiful collections from independent designers such as Akaaro and Dev R Nil. You’ll find some in-house designs with a modern twist as well.
Address- 21/1, Wood Street, Ashok Nagar
19. Aanchal by Bindiya Taneja
If you’re looking for soft drapes, flowing fabric and femininity that show off your curves, you’ll be delighted with Aanchal by Bindiya Taneja. Crafted in romantic chiffons with the most elegant zari embroidery, they’re perfect for a close-knit engagement function.
20. Soumya Nandivada
If you have a minimalist heart, you’ll find Soumya Nadivada’s sleek design, subtle embroidery and pastel palette simply perfect. Her clothes exude elegance and charm while the restrained shimmer embellishments and lighter color palette makes them perfect for a dreamy wedding scenario.
21. Fazal’s Dress Point
A well loved establishment that retails heavily embellished Pakistani-style ghararas and lehengas, Fazal’s Dress Point provides a wide variety of bridal salwar suits, designer churidars, dress materials, Indo-western kurtis and lehengas that reflect the creative and unique designs of the best of the common cultures of the subcontinent.
Address- 11th main, 4th block Jayanagar
23. Meraj Designer Studio
What started out as a saree boutique slowly became one of the city’s most noted establishments for exquisite, conceptual bridal wear. Sayeed-Ur-Rehman’s lehengas are made from fabrics like brocades, jamavars, katan silks and Benarasi with intricate hand embroidery Zardosi, Aari and applique work. His is amongst the most respected bridal wear stores in the city.
Address- 161, Commercial Street, Tasker Town, Shivaji Nagar
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