15 Pocket-Friendly Designer Lehengas You Can Buy For Your Wedding Under £800

15 Pocket-Friendly Designer Lehengas You Can Buy For Your Wedding Under £800

From Abhinav Mishra to Masaba, here’s our edit of must-have designers ensembles for the budget-conscious bride

ARTICLE BY : Arushi Sakhuja


For most brides, finding a dream wedding outfit is just as exciting as the as her wedding celebrations. But the search, which includes going from one bridal boutique to another, for that perfect look often brings along a lot of stress and anxiety. Then, there’s the unsaid pressure of budgeting that can leave even bridechillas flustered and agitated. But before you have a nervous breakdown, let us help you amp up your bridal game in under £800. We’ve rounded up 15 must-have designer pieces, from metallic saris to an array of lehengas, to make you look like a million bucks without burning a hole in your pocket. These affordable pieces are perfect to sport during your wedding line-up and with a promise to come in handy down the road.

1. A Pop Of Colour

Neon tones always make an outfit youthful and playful. This candy pink lehenga with a sweetheart neckline blouse with embroidery and a foil print skirt is paired with a contrasting yellow dupatta. Light and bright, this piece will become your all-time favourite.

Masaba, Candy Pink Lehenga Set £420

2. Understated Elegance

Contemporary yet flirty, this romantic outfit is apt for a beach wedding. The powder blue set comes with a lightweight bustier blouse, skirt and jacket. Its organza and chanderi fabric will ensure comfort and style, so that a bride can enjoy her ceremonies without feeling weighed down.

Amrita Thakur, Inaar £581

3. Royal & Regal

Velvet in a stunning shade of ruby exudes royalty and finesse. If you’re a bride who likes to keep it minimal yet classy for your engagement, look no further than this Anarkali set by Abhinav Mishra. Dress up the ensemble with a statement neckpiece or oversized earrings.

Abhinav Mishra, Maroon Anarkali Set £560

4. Illuminating Yellow

A sharara is an ideal pick for a mehndi party. We suggest picking an ensemble in a striking yellow outfit like this set embellished with exquisite mirror work. Keep the jewellery minimal with a pair of chaandbalis or jhumkas to ensure all eyes are on the outfit.

Abhinav Mishra, Yellow Sharara Set  £684

5. Fun with Fuchsia  

This pre-draped jumpsuit-sari by Ridhi Mehra is perfect for the bride who chooses comfort above all. The drop shoulder, bishop sleeves and ruffle detailing further packs a dramatic punch to the look, whereas the embroidered belt adds just the right amount of bling. Minimal yet statement-making, this will be a crowd-pleaser for your cocktail soirée. Fun fact: Kriti Sanon wore the exact same outfit in January 2020.

Ridhi Mehra, Garmex £676

6. Pastel Paradise

Does your dream wedding wish list spell out grace, poise and elegance? If you just said yes, nab this grey and mint green lehenga for your mehndi function.
Ridhi Mehra, Aria £740

7. Dazzle In Sapphire

Jewel tones are a firm-favourite for festive occasions. A lehenga in a regal navy hue, like this set by Ridhi Mehra, is regal and statement-making to wear for your roka.

Ridhi Mehra, Zareen, £739

8. Monotone Mania

When it comes to leading colour trends for the wedding season, pastels are ruling the charts. Stay on-trend as you pick this powder blue lehenga with intricate detailing for a special occasion.

Astha Narang, Sky Blue and Off White Threadwork Lehenga Set, £731

9. The Classic Pick

Nothing gets more classic than a red lehenga for your wedding ceremonies. If your wardrobe is an amalgamation of timeless styles, this set is a definitive addition.

Astha Narang, Dark Pink & Red Gold Lehenga Set, £623

10. Twirl & Shine

This lehenga set is stellar pick that is guaranteed to stand out and make a statement at a wedding or mehndi. The best part? It’s the colour of the season for 2021.

Astha Narang, Yellow Gota Silk Lehenga Set, £644

11. Ruffles Galore

Get experimental with your six-yard drape by blending Western sensibilities with Indian silhouettes. This peach ruffled pre-stitched number is the perfect choice for a pre-wedding soirée.

The Indian Bridal Company, Signature Peach Drape Saree Set, £236

12. Modern Drapes

While the traditional lehenga is timeless, it might not appeal to every Indian bride. If your personal style is trendy and experimental, this glamorous outfit might be the one for you.

The Indian Bridal Company, Signature Drape Lehenga Saree Set, £274

13. Get, Set, Prints!  

Breakaway from the traditional embroidery techniques and opt for a printed sari instead. Its rust hue is an unusual choice, and the belt will add an Indo-Western charm to the evergreen drape.

Esha Koul, Rust Printed Saree Set, £302

14. Fun, Feminine & Flirty

Ruffles made it to the right side of the hot-list when it comes to Indian wear. And, all we can say is that there’s no such thing as too many ruffles. So add this pre-draped number to cart without a doubt!

Sakshi Khetrapal, Mimosa Ruffle Saree, £457

15. Pristine White

Nothing gets more sophisticated and modern than a sari in white. You can wear it for your white wedding ceremony or even reception.

Ridhi Mehra, Jasmine, £739


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