Bridal Shopping in Bangalore? We Got Your Back, Girl!
BY Sakshi Saxena | 17 Jan, 2017
So when it comes to wedding shopping in Bangalore, there are options galore for the South Indian brides, but not so much for the North Indian ones as compared to of course Delhi or Bombay. We've already told you our favourite haunts in Mumbai, Ahmedabad , Kolkata and of course in Chandni Chowk, but here's some dope on bridal shopping in Bangalore- not really the first city that comes to mind when we think of Bridal shopping, but nonetheless has some hidden gems of its own!
Photo Courtesy: Gaurang ShahAll you need to know is where to head to, and we are here to help you with just that! It's a long list, so hang on!
Bangalore-based DesignersWhile you do have most of the high-end pan-India designers in the city, there are also quite a few Bangalore-based ones who are good.
Anjali Sharma- French CurveIf you're looking for modern or fusion bridal wear, then this label has some amazing options out there! Anjali Sharma has a fresh take on outfits, and they have outfits that are very dreamy, girly and feminine to bold and traditional! Location: Off Castle Street Check out here for more
Jaimala and Seema Malhotra- ShimmerSemma Malhotra is quite a name to reckon with, designing for films like Shakespeare in Love, Elizabeth and Finding Neverland. The mother-daughter duo do beautiful ethereal designs, perfect for any bride to look like royalty! Location: UB City Check here for more.
Soumya NandivaFresh, new age lehengas for your sangeet and mehendi - Soumya Nandiva has new age, lehengad for the playful bride. Check Soumya Nandivada for more
Riya KodaliLight lehengas, banarsi jackets and a lot of trousseau essentials are available at Riya Kodali. Check Riya Kodali Design House for more
Deepika GovindHer weaves are innovative but pretty traditional at the same time. Not a fan of too much bling, her designs are simple but still stand out from the rest. Location: MG Road Click Deepika Govind for more.
Michelle SalinsHer creations are a brides' dream trousseau. Traditional at heart, but still quite modern! She does wedding attire which is custom-made, regal, elegant and classy. Location: Residency Road Click here for more.
Ritu Pande- Ritu Pande CreationsIf you are looking for something that’s a good fusion of Indo-western for some of your other functions, or want a designer custom saree that's easier to drape, then you might find something you like! Location: Off Old Airport Road Click here for more.
Sarita MandotWith our changing trends and tastes time and again, her pieces are more timeless. So if traditional is your thing, do give her a thought! While she designs for women, her husband has a line for men. Location: Dickenson Road Click here for more.
Namrata G- KairosNamrata G’s designs stand out as creative and quite unique. She is not just into designing but style consultation as well. If you’re not looking for something super traditional and a little hatke, then this is one designer you can check out! Location: Richmond Road Click here for more.
Kamal Raj Manickath- SoucikaA fairly new label, his ensembles are simple yet intricate, with a slight influence of Middle-Eastern trends. They have good fusion outfits for both North and South Indian brides. Location: Indiranagar and Koramangala Click here for more.
Neeta BhargavaAlthough she is a Delhi-based designer, her store in Bangalore is also pretty popular among brides for their trousseau. Location: Leela Galleria, Old Airport Road Click here for more.
Gaurang Shah- GaurangSouth Indian brides looking for their designer fix? Then look no further! If you’re looking for authentic South Indian-inspired wedding attire, he is the go-to designer! Location: Lavelle Road Click here for more.
Photo Courtesy: Mihika and Siddharth's Bangalore Wedding
Bridal Stores- High EndYou also have the option of stand-alone bridal boutiques, which range from mid to high-end. Some of them carry your fave Indian designer labels as well, although now most of them have an online presence as well.
EvoluzioneHave been wondering where to get your Sabyasachi fix in Bangalore? Well then, this store has his designs and a lot more! They boast of quite an impressive list of designers they feature, and this has to has to be on your places to visit for wedding shopping if you're looking to invest in designer wear. Location: Vittal Mallya Road Click here for more.
KimayaOne of India's biggest fashion houses, Kimaya has the choicest of collection of leading designers like Rohit Bal, Tarun Tahiliani, Anamika Khanna, Ritu Beri, Manish Arora, Ranna Gill, Shantanu and Nikhil and many more. So do check this one out for your designer dose! Location: 1MG Mall, MG Road Click here for more.
House of AngadiAngadi Galleria or House of Angadi weave a legacy, with a curated collection of the finest Kanjivarams, Khadi, Gadwal, Kotas, Banarasi, Phulia, Ikat, Chikankari, Kantha, Kalamkari, Bandhini, Shibori, Mutka silks, Patolas, and much more. Saree lovers are going to love this place! Location: Sankey Road, Sadashivanagar Click here for more.
MograMogra houses some of the best known designer labels and accessories in Bangalore and is a must-visit for any bride browsing designer labels for her big day. Location: Leela Galleria, Old Airport Road Click here for more.
Collage ShopThis one is another high end store retailing merchandise by some of the top designers from all over the country. Location: Wood Street, Ashok Nagar Click here for more.
CinnamonYou can find designs by a lot of sought-after designers, and exhibitions by them are a common affair here. Catering to a distinct aesthetic subjectivity, every single piece at Cinnamon is handpicked by Radhika Poddar - and they are big on creations by artisans or those who support them. Location: Gangadhar Chetty Road Click here for more.
Photo Courtesy: Michelle Salins