Download the WeddingBazaar App!

Explore curated ideas, plan weddings & book vendors

Get App


Listen up, ladies! It's time to stop worrying about that wayward clutch you carry to keep your essentials at hand. The age of pockets in lehengas has arrived and we cannot keep calm to show you! 

Gone are the days where you must fret over carrying an awkwardly large clutch just to keep a few other things, all the while managing your outfit, hair and makeup. Honestly, with all the advancement in the wedding fashion industry, this trend is a 'better late than never' save for us all. With the latest trend of pockets in your lehengas, you don't have to worry about losing your tiny designer purse or worrying about your favorite lipstick shade!

Understanding the need to bring comfort & luxury together, fashion designers like Payal Khandwala & Anita Dongre has a stunning collection of pocket lehengas that is traditional, comfortable & sophisticated among brides-to-be! Spreading bridal pocket lehengas across the fashion diaspora to spawn some of the trendiest designs this type of bridal lehenga can be worn on any occasion, from your mehendi ceremony to the wedding. 

In fact, we encourage to-be-brides to get themselves pockets in their lehenga skirts to make life easier for them & you can dance freely too without holding your bridal clutch. To add a little flair of spark to your inspiration, here are few of our favourite pocket lehenga designs. So scroll down and start bookmarking your favs now!

Our Favourite Pocket Lehenga Inspiration For Brides!

From minimalistic designs to offset heavy lehengas suitable for any function, here are our top picks of lehenga designs with pockets for all the brides out there!

We're in love with Aditi Rao Hydari rocking this beautiful jacket style lehenga by Anita Dongre! 

A paradise of traditional floral prints on cotton and silk, this bridal lehenga is a breeze to carry + comes with the benefits of pockets!

Source anitadongre

This minimal Raw Mango lehenga gorgeously defies the regular OTT bridal lehenga trend! 

With its plain blouse and dupatta, this pocket style lehenga would pair best with heavy jewellery and minimal makeup

Jacqueline Fernandez wows us with her cover girl pose for Elle!

This regal lehenga with pockets, adorned with Kashmiri embroidery from top to bottom that is so PRETTY!

Source elleindia

Yet another aesthetic piece from Papa Don't Preach!

This lovely bottle green outfit with 3D prints will make an exceptional outfit for a Mehendi or Haldi ceremony that comes with pockets 

Or, this beautiful blue coloured lehenga choli with pockets is a captivating choice for a bride to don on her sangeet day

Source anitadongre

A printed delight!

This beauteous outfit is bound to be the perfect lehenga for an intimate gathering, where you don't want to be too over the top, yet stand out...

This peach and white coloured lehenga with silver embroidery is a wonderful option for a summer beach wedding 

Source anitadongre

Walk into a function in pure elegance with this exquisite monochrome lehenga choli!

The added benefit is the 'no clutch' policy 'cos you have pockets!

This striking lehenga with a multicoloured choli and pockets in the skirt is exactly what a bride needs as her outfit for the Haldi! *Extra marks to her beaded blouse though

Brides, take note of this delicately crafted green lehenga by Anita Dongre which is easy on the eyes yet extravagant to wear

Source anitadongre

A delicately embellished A-line lehenga like this one with a brocade blouse & a net dupatta will help you shine through on any occasion!

Plus, we're living for that tiny detailed embroidery on the pockets *_*

Embellished crop tops as blouses always add a princess-y touch to your outfit!

So, style yourself with a cape-style crop top with a plain skirt that comes with a handsy pocket 

Source Pinterest

Off-white lehengas with pockets are so 2020!

We love this charmingly elegant piece and find it to be an ideal outfit for your sangeet or reception ensemble

Source anitadongre

This one's for all the short lehenga lovers out there!

Inspire yourself with this alluring piece of work and walk into your Mehendi or Sangeet looking like a million bucks!

Source Pinterest

We all love a bright orange bridal lehenga, right?

This one by Anita Dongre is the perfect example of fabulous couture meets fashion ascent with just the right touch of traditional elegance that will give you a royal princess bridal look!

Source anitadongre

Looking to style yourself in a straightforward yellow outfit for your Haldi? 

Try out this beautiful brocade lehenga and a plain blouse with embroidered collars and sleeves that is so chic

Source studioeast6

Printed and embroidered pocket lehengas! 

These couture masterpieces in blue are heavenly to look at and the convenience that comes with the addition of pockets has us sold!

Source anitadongre

Payal Khandwala pocket lehengas that are perfect for pre and post wedding functions! 


Obsessed with pocket lehenga fashion trend! What do you think which lehenga style will you pick for your D-day?

Say Adios To The Clutch Ladies 'Cos Pocket Lehengas are #Trending!

by Shivani Singh

Say Adios To The Clutch Ladies 'Cos Pocket Lehengas are #Trending!