Drool-Worthy Red Bridal Lehengas

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Have you ever thought which is the best colour for a bridal lehenga? Well, we can argue at lengths about this topic and still reach no conclusion. But if we are to make an informed guess, then red is the bridal colour for the majority of Indian weddings. Call it traditional or common, the truth is that nothing works like red when it comes to bridal lehengas.

There is a lot of cultural significance of red as a bridal colour. Red is the colour of 'suhagans' or a married woman in Indian culture. Married women are expected to wear red on most of the religious ceremonies. Apart from that, red is also the universal colour of 'love'. So girls, if you can go shopping for red dresses specially for Valentine's Day, then your bridal lehenga should certainly be red.

If you still do not think that the best bridal colour is red, then you can take cue from our celebrities. Most of the Bollywood A-listers have worn red on their wedding day. The most recent examples are Kareena Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty and Esha Deol. Kareena Kapoor's wedding trousseau was filled with red outfits designed by Manish Malhotra! Tarun Tahlani dressed Shilpa is beautiful bridal lehenga saree that was brick red in colour. Esha also wore a lovely red Kanjeevaram saree designed by Neeta Lulla.

If you are still not convinced, then just take a look at these drool-worthy red bridal lehengas.


Shilpa's Tarun Tahlani Outfit

Shilpa Shetty wore a lehenga saree designed by ace fashion designer Tarun Tahlani. It was made of Mangalorean silk.


Kareena's Red Trousseau

Kareena Kapoor had several red outfits in her bridal trousseau but we like this one the best.


Fish-Cut Lehenga

This is the picture of a text-book bride. Dressed from head to toe in wedding finery, the bride looks gorgeous in this red fish-cut lehenga.


Soni Sonakshi

Sonakshi Sinha got a nice dress rehearsal for her own wedding at the Indian Bridal Fashion Week.


Red As Wine

This is a beautiful shade of wine coloured red worn by Ameesha Patel.


Padharo Mare Des

Some red outfits worn by Aishwarya Rai in the movie Jodhaa Akbar. These bridal lehenga's speak volumes of the medieval Indian heritage.


Red And Green For Genelia

Genelia D'Souza was dressed by Neeta Lulla in a bright red saree with green borders.


The Red And Gold

This is one of Tarun Tahlani's finest creations. Such a bright lehenga will brighten up the wedding itself.


Sharara Sharara

This is a unique design that is not seen very often. The bride looks stylish in this red sharara.


Vintage Red

Soha Ali Khan looks uber-hot in this vintage red lehenga that has been teamed up with blue velvet blouse.

Read more about: wedding, women fashion
Story first published: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 17:47 [IST]
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