Every bride has a little experiment up her sleeve. For, it is her time to exhibit the many glorious avatars she can be at her wedding. And if it is an Indian bride, she has to be loaded — in jewellery, bangles and ethnic attire. This is the perception that demi couture fashion designers are looking to change across the nation. So, without much ado, let’s get you started on some of the finest yet affordable demi-couture designers.

With the spotlight now on western attire for functions like mehendi, sangeets, cocktail receptions and youngster parties, Indian designers fast catching up on the much-preferred demi-couture style.

 The House of Masaba

Needless to say, on top of the game is our very own Masaba Gupta. Her bridal couture collections in two words are – vibrant and classy. Think corsets, blouses, shrugs, silhouettes, bustiers, cool and elegant dupattas and scarves in cheerful hues of pink, yellow, red — that can easily be paired with palazzos or even dungarees. Her chic bridal couture collection highlights the free spirit of the millennial woman who has a mind of her own.

Gauri and Nainika

The sibling duo Gauri and Nainika provide glamorous, classy and chic demi-couture styles at competitive prices. Their collection includes a range of lehenga skirts, pre-draped saris, layered anarkalis, cape blouses, fitted velvet dresses in many fabrics such as chiffon, organza and raw silk.

Anita Dongre
Her collections are an eclectic recipe with flavours of Benares silk and cotton and brocade weaves, blended with tie and dye, hand-painted silks of Jaipur, ikats of Andhra Pradesh and chikankari of Lucknow. While many associate this Indian designer with Ikkat prints and traditional techniques, her designs also have a certain international character that is now getting noticed in the world of demi-couture.

Gaurav Gupta

Known for his different take on garment structuring and silhouettes, Indian designer Gaurav Gupta has a made a mark for himself in the zone of demi couture. His take on three-dimensional flowy embroideries make his bridal work stand out from the rest.
So be it your mehendi function or your big day, don demi-couture in style from any of these. Fashion labels and make the most of your wedding. Tell us which designer will you pick in the message section below.