Your Ultimate Bridal Lehenga Directory in Ahmedabad
If you are an Ahmedabad bride or are just planning to visit Gujarat’s largest city to explore its terrific labels for your trousseau – here is our list of the best bridal stores there
The wedding trousseau has a special connect in every bride’s life. There is always a back-story to it, a kind of an emotional bond that makes it much more than just a wedding costume. We understand that shopping for your final bridal trousseau can be stressful, so we thought we’d make it a tad bit simpler by giving you our lowdown on the best bridal stores in Ahmedabad, so that you shine brighter than the stars on your special day.
Started by three friends, Asopalav slowly became the ultimate ethnic and Indian wear destination for women in Ahmedabad. The store is lauded for its beauty, class, fabric and workmanship. They offer a beautifully curated list of chania cholis, ghagra cholis and lehengas that reflect the contemporary essence of design.
Location– Shalin Building, Nehru Bridge Corner, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad.
2. Elan Fashions
Elan is a one-stop shop, a multi-designer haven for brides who like to shop for diverse designers under one roof. It is a trusted boutique especially if you are looking for a lehenga from a specific designer or better still, want to mix and match collections. Elan houses trusted names such as Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Anamika Khanna, Kiran Uttam Ghosh, Pankaj And Nidhi, AM:PM, Monisha Tharyramal, Nikasha Tawaday, Jaya Rathore, Joy, Studio Petticoat, Rajdeep Ranawat, Anisha J, Flower Power, Gopi Vaid, Myoho and Manjari Behl and selected jewellery designers among others.
Location– Hill Plaza, Opposite Sears Tower, Gulbai Tekra, Ahmedabad.
3. Studio Virtues
Ashish and Viral Parikh launched their label in 2003 and since then, have won accolades not only in India but also abroad. The label is a beautiful amalgamation of heritage, fusion clothing and craft. Their clothes aim to revive the rich cultural significance of Kalamkaris, Ashavallis, Kota, Mashru, Bagru prints and other vintage embroideries – perfect for a bride who is looking for a desi touch on a modern-style lehenga.
Location– Ashish Bunglow,Nr. Panjrapole Cross Roads, Behind Antriksh Building, Ahmedabad.
4. Deepkala Silk Heritage
Deepkala Silk Heritage is a unique and one of the oldest establishments in Ahmedabad, The store is known for its beautiful silk sarees, master craftsmanship, handloom and weaving techniques in all its special bridal and wedding creations. Whether it’s a traditional Gujarati panetar or a lehenga, Deepkala Silk Palace is a great choice for all your bridal shopping.
Location– Deepkala House, Beside Citi Bank , C.G Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad.
Avakasa is a place where Indian couture meets contemporary fashion trends. It is a reflection of the India’s rich cultural heritage which is regularly showcased in its luxury designer collection from India’s finest designers such as Manish Arora, Jaya Misra, Arpita Mehta, Marg Soumitra Mondal, Risso, Sougat Paul and Meera Mahadevia to name a few.
Location– 18 Samkeet Bungalows Behind TGB Hotel OPP Jupiter Tower Athithi Restaurant Lane, Bodakdev, Off SG Highway, Ahmedabad.
6. Darshi Shah & Bhavin Trivedi
Darshi Shah and Bhavin Trivedi’s studio in Vastrapur is a like a beautiful fashion lounge adorned by vintage artefacts, Moroccan lamps and rustic brickwork. They both highly stress on the beauty of Indian fabrics and prints, which is thoroughly reflected in their bridal collection. They regularly use various fabrics such as the Jamawar Brocades, Kinkhwab, Tanchoi, Silk Tissue, Velvet, Silk Mulls, Organza, Voile, Chanderi, Chiffons, Georgettes Raw Silks and Matka Silks. Traditional embroideries such Aari, Marodi, Zardoshi, Gota-patti, Kundankari and Baadla are uniquely used to give a sense of grandeur to their designs. The duo also offers a fully customizable service, which can be handy if you want your vision to become reality.
Location– 12-A Sudarshan Bungalows Nr. Mansi Towers, Mahavir Nagar society, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad.
7. Shyamal and Bhumika
Shymal and Bhumika is a celebrated design label in bridal couture, wedding wear and occasion wear. If you want to feel like an ultimate princess, with the most beautiful artisanal work, embroideries and vibrant color choices in bridal wear, then trust Shymal and Bhumika to make your trousseau a truly terrific one.
Location– 1, Ground Floor, Aashkha, Doctor Vani Marg, Lane Opp. Lemon Tree Hotel, Next to Medisurge Hospital, Mithakali, Ahmedabad.
8. Purvi Doshi
Purvi Doshi is a pioneer of slow and eco-friendly fashion and that is evident in most of her beautifully crafted, cruelty-free designs. The label is a celebration of Indian’s rich weaves and urges to combine the best of contemporary design into it. If you love minimalism and rich colors, then you will really adore her store.
Location– 12 Sunrise Park Tenements, Opposite Advait, Near Vastrapur Lake, Bodakdev Road, Ahmedabad.
9. Shayona Dresses
Shayona Junction is a wedding collection store and a best place for bridal lehengas that do not necessary burn a hole in your pocket. They have a huge variety of traditional chania cholis, sarees, bridal lehenga and even Indo-western inspired saree gown and lehengas that will surely leave you spoilt for choice.
Location– First Floor, Shivsagar Complex, Sardar Patel Statue, Naranpura, Ahmedabad.
10. Anoli Shah
Sure, wedding lehengas are elaborate and can sometimes wear you down. Own that bridal lehenga we say, by choosing clearly cut and modernistic fusion wear. Anoli Shah’s modernistic take on bridal lehenga concentrates on details and color, making it a great choice to reflect your personality through your clothing.
Location– Ground Floor, 7 Ashirwad Paras, Prahaladnagar, Corporate Road, Ahmedabad.
11. Tattavam Fashions
Browse through the best colors, textures, fabrics and lehenga trends with Tattavam Fashions. The multi-designer store houses the coolest of designers such as James Ferreira, Rajdeep Ranavat, Komal Sood, Ajay Agarwal, Sonia Jettley, Bhusattva, Aditi Bhatt, Isharya, Dhora, Zarrin, Trishuli, Fuchsia and Rousse that are sure to add a dash of tradition to your bridal trousseau through their designs.<b
Location– 002 Shivshyam Complex, Next To Rao Overseas, Near Passport Office, University Road, Gulbai Tekra Road, Gulbai Tekra, Ahmedabad.
12. The Wardrobe Theorem
The Wardrobe Theorem houses the top designer labels, classic saris, made-to-measure bridal couture and accessories especially designed for wedding and formal occasions. Go there for a great collection of luxurious garments from the best fashion designers in India.
Location– Shop No 1, Shree Balaji Paragon, Chimanlal Girdharlal Road, Near Hotel Rock Regency, Ahmedabad.
It’s seldom that you walk into a multi-designer store and also get to pick from the best designers that reflect India’s heritage and unique craftsmanship. Deval has been housing the best in bridal, couture and pret collections from India’s most noted and also upcoming designers. Go there for a feel of luxury and design serendipity.
Location– House ‘R’, Mondeal Business Park, Next to Gurudwara, S G Road, Thaltej, Ahmedabad.
14. Shakuntal Haat
As the name suggests, Shakuntal Haat is designer and stylist Ani Shah’s creative expression of clothes. The store is a celebration of culture and tradition of the forgotten era that Ani seamless binds through all her bridal pieces.
Location– 7/A GF, Dev Aurum Complex, Near Kailash Parbat Restaurant, Anand Nagar Cross Road, Opposite Madhur Mall, Anand Nagar, Ahmedabad.
15. Mona Vora Couture Bridal
There are three things that you browse through Mona Vora’s bridal wear – stunning, elegant and contemporary. The designer also has her boutique in London which houses the finest style in beautiful bridal lehengas with some of the best hand embroidered accents.
Location– 84-85, Chinubhai Towers, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad.