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10 Hatke Outfits For Mehendi Instead Of A Lehenga

BY Twinkle | 25 Apr, 2019 | 91253 views | 3 min read

Mehendi is all about colour, fun, music and some craziness! It signifies the start of the wedding functions, making it a very important day for the bride. While most brides have gone the traditional way of wearing a lehenga for this occasion, new-age brides are opting for offbeat styles. They’re exploring options that are fuss-free, comfortable and yet not too light for their big day. Are these points in your mehendi-outfit checklist too? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Here are 10 outfit ideas that could serve as an inspiration for your purchase:

This bride opted for an easy-breezy style! She wore a gray brocade strap kurta and palazzo for her mehendi and dey trends. If relaxed and minimalist is your thing, this outfit is perfect.

Image via Wedding Trend Photography★ 5

We’re absolutely loving these genda phool vibes through this outfit. The perfect shade of green, this sharara and long kurta is a stress-free option for a bride who wants to enjoy her mehendi to the fullest.

Image via Gautam Khullar Photography★ 4.8

Anarkali disco chali! ;) Beautiful outfits make happy brides (this picture says it all). This stunning bride is creating a new trend by sporting an anarkali for her mehendi function and we’re all hearts for this look.

Image via Safarsaga Films★ 5

Remember when singer Neeti Mohan stole hearts with her super-chic mehendi dress? We have only one thing to say for all you brides who have chosen/will choose a Punjabi suit for your mehendi - Tenu Suit Suit Karda! ;)

Image via Israni Photography★ 4.5

Twirling away in happiness and stealing away all compliments. Manish Malhotra - we are in awe with your creations and especially this one! This gorgeous bride ditched the lehenga and chose a voluminous gown instead. #OutfitGoals

Image via Ali G Photo

Firstly, we love how the bride chose red instead of the usual green or yellow for her mehendi ceremony. Totally hooting for this fun look - palazzo, bustier crop top with a ruffled jacket.

Image via Vinay Singh Tomar Photography  

Another fashion rebel, another look we totally loved! This bride chose to wear a Sabyasachi saree instead of a lehenga for her mehendi and gave us #MehendiOutfitInspiration. It’s floral, it’s white and it’s beautiful!

PS - Wear a saree, don’t be sorry. ;)

Image via Zohaib Ali Photography

When comfort is your priority, dhoti is definitely the way to go! This real bride shows us the right way to have fun without worrying about heavy lehengas. Just like her, opt simple and classy for your mehendi!

Image via Vipin Bhanot Photography★ 5

Inspired to try something different than a lehenga?


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