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Mehendi ceremony is the official commencement of your wedding revelries, and as a bride, it must be of utmost importance for you to ring in your celebrations in true style. We at ShaadiSaga have always been on our toes to make you mehendi-ready with all aspects. Right from introducing new mehndi seating ideas, trending floral jewellery designs, top mehndi designs to giving you tips on how to darken your bridal mehndi, we have always packed you with great ideas to make your mehndi ceremony even more special. And today, we draw your attention to the inevitable sartorial department!

Choosing an outfit for the mehndi ceremony can be a task cuz there's a lot you can experiment with. Right from lehengas, suits to jumpsuits, mehndi is one such ceremony where you can wear anything and everything. But to make it easier for you, we have been saving the best mehndi looks of real brides from quite a while. Their mehndi outfits are truly inspirational, just select what screams your style. Keep scrolling till the last!

Latest & our Favorite Mehendi Looks of Real Brides

'Tie-dye' got a glam makeover

Twirling in a purple and fuchsia tie-dye lehenga with 3D mirror flowers, Real bride Ishita Soni looks like a total diva on her mehendi day.

Bralette & a heavy lehenga skirt

For her beachside mehendi ceremony, celeb bride Natalie was dressed in an all embroidered lehenga skirt with a solid black strapped blouse. She paired her ensemble with a beautiful floral choker by Adirag official and rounded off her look with naturally wavy hair. It is the perfect inspiration for the brides who wanna keep it casual yet graceful.

An oh-so-voguish lime green attire

We're hooked to blogger bride Karishma Yadav's glamorous mehendi look! She wore a ruffled off-shoulder blouse along with an all-embellished matching lehenga.

The butterfly blouse that deserves your attention

Taking the usual route, this bride also wore a vibrant yellow lehenga with colourful embroideries for her mehendi ceremony. But hey, just look at that game-changer butterfly blouse!

Stun in a purple lehenga

This gorgeous bride's mehendi look in purple Sabyasachi lehenga is a sensation on Instagram right now!

A jumpsuit for the mehendi ceremony? Hell yes!

This bride's mehendi ceremony outfit, a sensuous jumpsuit with golden applique work with wide leg pants is GOALS!

Can't go wrong with a vibrant yellow lehenga

We're majorly hooting for this bride's mehendi look in a vibrant yellow lehenga set teamed with flawless makeup, luscious open hair and striking jewels.

Pastel blast with dramatic ruffles

Swearing by the raging trend of scalloped lehengas, our real bride Charu slipped into a dusty pink and powder blue lehenga for her mehendi ceremony. She styled it with quirky mehendi accessories from Outhouse, nude makeup and a dainty bindi.

A draped saree for a hassle-free mehndi day

Why only stick to quintessential vibrant colours for mehendi ceremony? See how this bride looked absolutely stunning in a new-age saree in a soft ice blue hue. To incorporate the mehendi look feels, she wore floral haathphools and beautified her hair with floral adornments.

Light peach lehenga paired with a pop of colour

While this bride also wore a soft-hued ensemble on her mehendi ceremony, she teamed it up with red and pink floral jewellery to add a dash of vibrancy.

Leheriya is a perfect pick for ceremonies like Mehndi

This gleeful bride nailed the quintessential colourful mehendi look by wearing a vibrant magenta fusion leheriya outfit with colourful pompom and gota jewellery.

Long Kurti & Lehenga Skirt

We are crushing hard over this bride's beauteous yellow outfit that wore to her mehendi ceremony! The cut-sleeves yellow kurti replete with intricate gota patti work paired with a panelled skirt and an ivory dupatta is one loot-worthy ensemble.

Heavy foil embroidered lehenga

This bride teamed her heavy foil embroidered lehenga with a floral hairband and hathphools along with a diamond-emerald necklace. We also can't stop eying that stunning floral mehendi-seating though!

Ruffled skirt with an off-shoulder blouse for a sassy statement

Being a true fashionista. this bride wore rocked this all-pink look with sheer perfection.

Turn heads in a vibrant parrot-green & blue short lehenga

Check out this bride's lime green and blue lehenga that's beautifully adorned with multi-coloured embroideries. Apart from her note-worthy floral jewels, the cold shoulder blouse and the short length of the lehenga are other notable elements that you shouldn't miss.

The classic combo of red and orange

Actress Shweta Tripathi looked super pretty at her mehendi ceremony wearing this adorable red and orange blouse and skirt set with mirror work.

Pink and white floral lehenga

Doesn't this bride look absolutely charming in this elegant pink and white floral lehenga set? She paired the look with a chic armlet, an ivory-hued floral maangtikka and earrings set and nude makeup look.

A scintillating yellow lehenga with dabka embroideries

Keeping up with the Mehndi vibe, this bride gleamed in a bright chrome yellow crop top and skirt with heavy dabka embroideries at her blissful Sikh wedding.

Yellow & saffron ombre suit with wide-leg palazzos

Can't decide a colour, choose an ombre-ed ensemble just how this bride did. A simple suit with gota patti work and magenta highlights is sure to amp up your mehendi look. She paired her outfit with fresh floral jewellery and braided hair.

A pre-stitched dhoti saree

All fusion-clothing lover brides can take a cue from this lovely bride who wore a pink dhoti saree with a glimmering blouse. 

Skirt & blouse paired with a statement jacket

Surrounded by gobs of marigolds, this bride has us mesmerised with her sartorial style. She wore a mirror embellished pink blouse with a gorgeously embroidered yellow lehenga skirt. The lovely pink jacket further upped her style and we also love how she perfectly incorporated some floral adornments.

All red for the mehendi, cuz why not!

Red is a must-have colour in your wedding trousseau. If you plan to wear a unique lehenga colour on your wedding, don red on mehendi ceremony just like this bride. She wore a lovely red layered skirt with a matching tasselled blouse. 

A multi-coloured panelled lehenga to set the mood right

This is one of the most ogle-worthy mehendi looks that we recently came across. Clad in an ivory blouse and a multi-coloured panelled lehenga, this bride stole our hearts away. For the jewellery, she simply swore by statement chaandbaali earrings. Whereas for makeup and hair as well, she kept it all natural.

Lehenga teamed with a cape for easy-breezy feels

Here's a bride who broke the rules and stunned in an easy-breezy dusty pink lehenga skirt & a heavily embroidered blouse teamed with a cape. The diva voguishly styled it with a choker neckpiece and jhumkis and rounded off the look with a no-makeup makeup and half-tied hair.

An edgy playsuit overlapped with a long net skirt

Here's a bride who ditched ethnic wear for her mehendi ceremony and turned up in this unusual yellow playsuit that was further paired with a long sheer skirt. Taking the styling game a notch above, this diva paired this fusion outfit with a mathapatti. 

An ethereal lime-yellow gown

We are going gaga over this bride's mehendi outfit choice. She wore an elegant lemon yellow embellished couture gown by Manish Malhotra.

Wear a metallic saree for an unusual mehendi look

While most brides pick vibrant outfits for their mehendi ceremony, this fashion stylist bride broke the norm and personified elegance in a statement grey and gold saree.

Mirror work lehenga paired with striking maangtikka

This has to be one of our most favourite mehendi looks! Wearing a classic mirror-work blouse with an intricately sequinned marigold lehenga with an oversized maangtikka and a pretty pair of small earrings, this bride perfectly matched festive mehendi vibes.

Loot-worthy lavender lehenga

One of our most favourite real brides, Divya Arora looked every bit of a diva in a lavender tulle lehenga with a glass beaded cut work choli which she perfectly teamed with a unique, pearl stranded mathapati, polki jhumkas, wavy hair and subtle makeup.

For a contemporary look

A white and golden tasselled blouse paired with a yellow skirt which was further covered with a pink net drape lent a contemporary charm to this bride on her mehendi ceremony.

An elegant powder blue skirt set

A contemporary bride in a 3D embellished powder blue crop top and skirt with an attached trail by Papa Don't Preach.

A collar-neck suit with a yellow dupatta

A beautiful suit too can be a great choice for your mehendi ceremony. This bride proved the same by looking ravishing in this light blue suit with a collar neck. To add a pop of colour, she styled it with a contrasting yellow dupatta. And hey, she clinched the dupatta with a belt to avoid any dupatta-hassles.

A whimsical lehenga with a fringed hem

Can we take a moment and adore this gorgeous bride who made a remarkable fashion statement at her mehendi ceremony? Her whimsical white lehenga with magnetising work all over its expanse totally has our hearts. 

Go dupatta-less for your mehendi

Right from her off-shoulder tasselled blouse, beautifully embroidered lehenga to those striking earrings and maangtikka, everything about this bride's mehendi look is worth ogling at. Also, don't miss out on noticing that gorj mehendi decor.

A train outfit for modish feels

Being a ShaadiSaga blog reader, you must be aware that long trains and veils are all over the Indian bridal fashion scene. Swearing by the same trend, this bride swooned us in this oh-so-contemporary pink crop top and pants that she with an embellished sheer train.

Let your bangles add the pop of colour

This bride wore a light-hued monotoned lehenga and paired it with bright pink and blue bangles to add a pop of colour.

When gold spells glam

This bride's gold and glamorous off-shoulder blouse are purely unmissable! She paired it with a light blue skirt and striking floral jewellery by Prune India.

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Traditional Benarasi lehenga in contrasting colours

Benarasi lehengas are all rage in the bridal fashion! And how princessy does this bride look in this lovely light blue benarasi lehenga teamed with an embellished pink lehenga? 

A peplum blouse with ankle-length lehenga

Here's a bride looking all chic in a voguish signature outfit by Papa Don't Preach by Shubhika.

A simple kurti with embroidered palazzo pants

A yet another bride who shows how to nail a simplistic outfit on mehendi ceremony! Keep the kurti simple and pair it with an embroidered palazzo pants or a sharara along with a coordinating dupatta.

3D embellished mid-length lehenga

 Here's a bride in a pretty blush pink lehenga embellished with rosette and bangle motifs paired with a hot pink bustier and a crop jacket embellished with geometric motifs.

How about wearing a sexy saree?

International fashion influence Diipa Khosla wore a floral Sabyasachi saree for her mehendi ceremony. To keep it all mess-free, she tied her hair in a top bun and wore a sleeveless sparkling blouse.

Strapless gown for a glam mehendi look

Complementing the florals of the mehndi decor, this bride wore a pastel grey one-shoulder gown with sequinned florals by Manish Malhotra.

Wear a solid pant-saree ensemble

Replace your petticoat with a pant and drape your saree around it. This bride's solid yellow saree with fuchsia border draped over pant is a great inspo for all your brides.

A rustic orange sharara set

Our real bride Rashmi looked radiant in a rustic orange sharara with a crop top and a draped dupatta.

Just slip in a sequined short dress

This bride rocked a sequinned short dress at her mehendi ceremony and brought a unique twist by teaming it up with floral jewellery.

Electrifying blue for a jazzy look

This gleeful bride wore an electric blue short lehenga with rose and metal sequins paired with electric blue gold sequin embroidered bralette and a short jacket with gold metal sequins and roses embroidery.


Which outfit did you like the most? Tell us in the comments section below.

45+ Brides Who Wore the Prettiest Outfits for Mehendi Ceremony

by Medha Chawla

45+ Brides Who Wore the Prettiest Outfits for Mehendi Ceremony