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First things first, we are not adhering to or propagating any stereotypes pertaining to skin tones. But it is a topic that we get asked about a lot in our 'Wedding Wednesday' series on Instagram (a weekly session wherein we answer all wedding-related queries asked by our followers).

Every week we stumble upon a lot of questions regarding the best lehenga colours for dusky brides. And we're not complaining. Any bride can go berserk when it comes to choosing her bridal lehenga according to her skin tone. After all, it is the biggest decision that a bride makes pertaining to her bridal look. So, the jitters are definitely real!

Putting a rest on all such jitters here is a list-down of some colours we think look most flattering on dusky skin tones. So, here we go!

Best Bridal Lehenga Colours for Dusky Skin Tone

Dusty Pink looks super pretty!

Ivories are a big YES!

Blooming blend of reds & pinks

Source Mili Ghosh

Sorbet hues of pink!

Source Mani Jassal

And how can we forget the super pretty Turquoise! 

The vivid Royal Blue looks equally stunning on dusky skin tone

The darkers shades of orange can be a great choice! 

White? Definitely YES!

Magenta & Fuchsia pinks are our forever favourites!

Of course, the RED!

Lime Green for the brides who do not mind raising the experimental meter

The pleasing Sage Green!

The glimmering greys and silver look uber voguish!

Lastly, and the most flattering one–the Maroon!

Remember, the best thing you can wear to your big day is confidence! Pick a colour which you can carry confidently–that's what matters the most.


What lehenga colour will you choose for your wedding? Tell us in the comments section below.

14 Lehenga Colours that Look Most-Flattering on Dusky Skin Tones

by Medha Chawla

14 Lehenga Colours that Look Most-Flattering on Dusky Skin Tones