It’s wedding season! Investing in timeless pieces for your bridal trousseau is vital so they can be used for years and even passed down as heirlooms. Post-pandemic weddings have entered the Renaissance age and become more personalized and elaborate. The 2023 wedding season will highlight personal style, cultural heritage, and modern design.
Recently a few sustainable Indian brands are becoming favorites with boomers for their designs and approach to wedding attires. Their outfits will add value to your stunning bridal trousseau. The focus is on personality-driven design, resulting in a beautiful blend of traditional and modern heirlooms. What better way to celebrate than by flaunting an exquisite ethnic outfit? Whether it’s a monochromatic lehenga with minimal makeup, an embroidered jacket over a pre-draped saree, or a classic wedding dress, Indian designers and brands offer a wide range of options.
How about elevating your wedding trousseau with sustainable and conscious fashion from these top Indian labels?
Saritoria, The brainchild of Pernia Qureshi, Omar Soomro, and Shehlina, is a convenient destination for purchasing pre-owned South Asian clothing. They offer pre-owned clothing from renowned labels like Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi, Anamika Khanna, Anita Dongre, and
Tarun Tahiliani, among others. It’s a sustainable option allowing you to purchase your favorite designer lehenga at a significantly reduced price.
Translate by Ikat India empowers artisanal communities by crafting handloom outfits with virtually zero waste.
Handloom outfits can be an excellent addition to any sustainable wedding wardrobe. From stunning Ikat sarees to jackets to kaftans, these pieces are a must-have in any mindful buyer’s trousseau.
Good Earth’s approach to sustainable luxury fashion is both stylish and conscious. Good Earth blends elegant luxury with a deep passion for Indian heritage textiles. They offer their own label and support designers who share their love for Indian heritage textiles and mindful design techniques.
The Loom offers handcrafted products directly from artisans across India, including lehengas, sarees, and kurtas. The Loom is one shop buy for many rural handloom products, including kalamkari, patola, and Banaras.
Ikai by Ragini Ahuja creates exceptional outfits utilizing locally sourced natural fabrics.
Hemang Agarwal: From stunning bridal red lehengas to asymmetric paneled Benarasi jackets, Hemang uses locally sourced weaves from Benares, also known as India’s handloom-weaving capital. The International Consortium of Green Fashion & Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India has acknowledged and awarded the label.
Sahara is India’s first multi-designer for conscious fashion and lifestyle with various ethical and sustainable labels.
Grassroots by Anita Dongre offers eco-friendly and luxurious ethnic and Western styles featuring traditional Indian handloom techniques. Upgrade your bridal wardrobe sustainably with these top Indian fashion labels.
Only some others have already made it big in this industry. Here are six Indian brands that you can consider buying dresses from during this wedding season:
Fabindia offers a range of ethnic wear dresses made from sustainable fabrics such as cotton, silk, and linen. Their designs blend traditional and contemporary styles, and artisans across India handcraft their products.
Jaypore offers a collection of handcrafted dresses inspired by traditional Indian crafts such as block printing, embroidery, and weaving. They use natural fabrics such as cotton, silk, and linen to make their garments.
Ritu Kumar is a well-known Indian fashion brand offering bridal and festive wear dresses. Their designs combine traditional Indian embroidery and motifs with modern silhouettes and cuts.
Anokhi offers a range of ethnic wear dresses made from hand-block printed fabrics. Their designs are known for their vibrant colors and traditional motifs.
Global Desi is a brand that offers a fusion of Indian and Western wear dresses. Their designs blend traditional Indian prints and contemporary cuts, making them perfect for modern Indian weddings.
W for Women offers a range of ethnic wear dresses that are perfect for the wedding season. Their designs blend traditional and contemporary styles, providing various sizes that cater to different body types.
I hope the above compilation of Indian brands will add more glitz and glamour to your wedding preparations, and you will shine in style!
Love from Soul