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Summers are coming! And while you may be planning a gorgeous summer wedding, you should select your bridal outfits depending on the weather. You don't want to wear a heavy lehenga and then be exhausted by the end of the day! You need to enjoy your wedding day, as much as you can! Enter the Chikankari lehenga!

Chikankari is a traditional form of hand embroidery that originated in Lucknow. Traditionally. it was only delicate white threads are used to embroider cool fabrics like cotton, silk, muslin, organza, net etc. Modern varieties experiment with different colours of thread to provide a pop of colour on an otherwise solid base. It is highly refined, elegant, and quintessentially summer! Thus, we thought we'd share some gorgeous brides that donned Chikankari lehengas for their weddings. Whether it was a haldi, mehendi, or wedding outfit - these brides rock these magnificent lehengas and provide a good deal of inspiration for the Gen-Z summer bride! So ditch the heavy silks and opt for an elegant cotton Chikankari lehenga for your summer wedding.

Let's take a look!

Latest Chikankari Lehengas For Summer Brides

Gold Rush

A gorgeous pale gold Chikankari lehenga makes for an elegant bridal outfit!

Sunshine Yellow

A gorgeous Sun yellow lehenga with Chikankari - perfect for haldi functions!

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Blue Skies

A pale pastel blue shade with delicate Chikankari for the serene bride.

Pretty in Pink

A lovely pink lehenga with gold Chikankari for that extra oomph!

Puff Bloom

A lovely pale pink lehenga with gorgeous Chikankari, perfect for daytime weddings!

Mauve Mine

A lovely mauve lehenga with Chikankari on the skirt and dupatta! So perfect and light.

The Ivory Affair

When talking about our FAV Chikankari lehengas how could we forget Sonam Kapoor's ivory chikankari mehndi lehenga by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla? She wore a beautiful embellished single-dory turtle blouse paired with a chikankari lehenga and dupatta. 

All That Glitters

A gorgeous cream and gold lehenga are full of delicate Chikankari. Accessorize with heavy jewellery to complete the classic look!

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Purple Rain

A gorgeous pale purple lehenga with silver and gold Chikankari for that regal look.

Simply Elegant

For a simple yet elegant look, opt for a lovely cream lehenga with gold Chikankari.

Rose Gold

A gorgeous rose gold hue with Chikankari. Ideal for reception night!

Peach Perfect

A gorgeous peach shade lehenga with delicate Chikankari. Perfect for sangeet, mehendi functions!

Pink Polka

A simple yet chic pink lehenga with all over Chikankari. Ideal for pre-wedding functions!

Twirl of Joy

A gorgeous shade of pale purple with huge motifs in Chikankari. Perfect for the wedding ceremony!

Final Words

We are going gaga over these beautiful brides wearing Chikankari. Have we inspired you to go for Chikankari for your summer wedding? Let us know


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Fresh Chikankari Lehenga Inspiration for the Gen-Z Summer Bride!

by Maggie S.

Fresh Chikankari Lehenga Inspiration for the Gen-Z Summer Bride!