Girls grow up dreaming about a fairy tale wedding. They imagine themselves wearing world’s most beautiful dress with mehndi creating a mesmerizing backdrop for opulent jewelry in a dream like setting. And why not, that day she is the queen of her world. For this once-in-a-lifetime event, what they wear is supremely important. If you are looking for nothing but the best of wedding couture for your trousseau, here are some designers who have managed to convince people that dreams do come true.

Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Sabyasachi is not just another high street designer, he has become an icon of lavish bridal dresses. To add to it, there isn’t a single Indian celebrity who hasn’t worn a Sabyasachi. From Aishwarya Rai to Deepika Padukone, everyone swears by his name. And it doesn’t end there, some of hotshot international celebrities like Rene Zelleweger and Reese Witherspoon have a lot of great things to say about Sabyasachi’s design sensibilities.

Tarun Tahiliani

How do we even start talking about Tarun Tahiliani? Let’s just say he is the Karl Lagerfeld of India. And the name is there just for the scale. Tarun’s collection is one of the most sought-after creations which goes with his signature style of using glitter and sparkle. Look up Shilpa Shetty’s red wedding saree and you’ll know what we mean.

Ritu Kumar

The queen of India Fashion, and the woman who single-handedly took Indian wedding trousseau to a global level, Ritu Kumar is the name everyone knows. When you choose her, you choose the perfect combination of tradition and sophistication. You’d be astonished to see her interpretation of traditional designs using modern rich fabrics like georgette and crepe.

Manish Malhotra

Bollywood’s favourite wedding name, Manish Malhotra is synonymous with red carpet dressing. Kajol, Priyanka Chopra, The Kapoors, Madhuri Dixit, they all swear by his designs. Fact – he actually started his career as a model and then realized his true calling. Kareena Kapoor’s burgundy and maroon lehenga can be considered as his one of most famous and elaborate creation.

Neeta Lulla

A designer with 4 National Film awards, Neeta Lulla needs no introduction. She stands out amongst the top wedding dress designers of India and has worked for Aishwarya Rai and Esha Deol. But her best work can be actually found in the film Jodha Akbar. Her elaborate and royal designs have be much appreciated and always referred to when thinking about wedding trousseau couture.

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