Pakistani Bridal Dresses: 15 Trending Styles To Look Like A Shehzadi

Ever heard of the ‘Gharara’ or the ‘Sharara’? They are the most popular outfits Pakistani bridal dresses. Get ready to explore the world of Pakistani Bridal Fashion with us! Let’s go over the outfit choices for each important event in the bridal journey along with the designer trends that were ruling the ramps at the L’Oreal Pakistani Bridal Week held recently. Pakistani weddings have a bunch of pre-wedding and post-wedding festivities. The style of outfit worn as well as the color choice for each event differs.Here are 15 Pakistani bridal dresses to fall for!


Festivities begin with this day. It designates the start of the official rest period for the bride. She is given time off to indulge in pre-wedding beauty regimens.

What to wear : A yellow/turmeric color salwar kameez with light gota work is your best bet. If you want to do it a little differently, go for the Angrakha style. Also opt for floral jewellery and the fresh-faced look.



The Pakistan version of this South Asian pre-wedding fixture is epic! There is a dance-off between the Bride and Groom teams. Plus there is the usual application of the latest mehendi designs and guests congratulating the couple by feeding them sweet treats! This was usually held separately by the bride and groom parties but is now being hosted together.

What to wear: Bright colors are the way to go. A gorgeous anarkali dress paired with simple accessories will do the trick. Accessorize with a large cocktail ring and a trendy matha patti.

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They say their ‘I Dos’ (Qubool Hai) in the presence of a Qazi.

What to wear: Bride’s usually opt for the traditional deep red bridal lehenga/Sharara (Panelled A-line skirt). The emerald gold jewellery and the Jhumar (the hair ornament worn on one side of the head) are the perfect bridal accessories to complete the look.


The first dinner reception that the couple throws as Mr & Mrs post the wedding.

What to wear: Brides usually go for pale colors. A farshi gharara/sharara is a good outfit choice. The soft colors are best paired with Diamond jewellery.

FYI: Farshi (floor-touching) Gharara is an elaborate version of the Gharara (a two-legged divided panel skirt).

We love the exquisite embroidery and the understated elegance of these bridal outfits. Let us look at the latest runway trends that you can use for inspiration.

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Here are some of our favorite Pakistani bridal dresses from the most sought-after designers on the Pakistani bridal fashion scene.

Bunto Kazmi is the Vera Wang of Bridal Fashion (& the go-to person for Pakistani bridal dresses). The other revered names in the bridal fashion industry are THOKR (The House Of Kamiar Rokni), Elan, Misha Lakhani, Sania Maskatiya, Sanam Chaudri, Shehla Chatoor, Fahad Hussayn, Nida Azwer, Nomi Ansari and Karma.

1.Red Designer Pakistani Bridal Dresses

Need we say more? This deep red Bunto Kazmi Bridal outfit is fabulous. Bunto’s creations are ‘works of art’ that are treasured as heirlooms by brides.


This Misha Lakhani creation is a perfect reception outfit. The pale pink intricately embroidered outfit exudes feminine grace. One of the best Pakistani bridal dresses.


When you think of Nomi Ansari the first thing that comes to mind is his brilliant use of colors. This floral pattern lehenga paired with a pink embellished choli and a mint green dupatta is the perfect mehendi outfit for brides. It gives off a fun, youthful vibe.


This gold toned sharara is the perfect choice for a walima outfit. Its silver embellishments perfectly complement the diamond jewellery worn by the bride. If you want to make sure all eyes are on you at your reception, this is an outfit that screams BRIDE!

5. Designer Blue Pakistani Bridal Dresses

This beautiful Gharara comes with a blue top, a brocade bottom and a deep blue dupatta. The craftsmanship on the dupatta and the borders of the brocade pants is awesome!


A plain red bridal lehenga might be too traditional for you. If you don’t want to completely ditch the red color but infuse a touch of modernity into it, this outfit is the best way to do it. It has an embellished belt that breaks the monotony plus holds the dupatta in place. And the dress has red mixed with some rani pink and purple giving it a very regal look.


This beautiful green and pink creation has been worn with contrast dupattas. It’s the ideal pick for a Mehendi function due to its vivid hues.Getting two dupattas made for expensive bridal outfits is the new trend. You can wear these outfits post wedding by alternating the color of the dupattas and draping them differently each time. This is a great way to get those expensive bridal outfits out of the closet.

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This beautiful mehendi look was achieved by combining the right style elements. The lightly embroidered lime green blouse is paired with an ornate skirt printed in baroque pattern. The loose fishtail braid and the mang tikka (it’s in borla style) and the nath lend a traditional look that balances the modern tone and pattern of the ensemble.One of the more popular Pakistani bridal dresses.


This breathtakingly beautiful outfit in powder blue is your best bet for a winter wedding outfit. The winter blue dupatta adds the necessary color to the outfit without disturbing its color symmetry.

10.Crystal Pakistani Bridal Dresses

This real bride wore a heavily embellished silver dress for her Walima. She paired it with a pale pink dupatta worn as a veil to give her dress its bridal flavour.


One beautiful insight into shopping for bridal outfit we gave in an earlier article holds good for all brides: choose 3 adjectives that describe how you want to look and keep them in mind while picking your outfits. An ivory colored dress with minimal embroidery like this one reflects purity and innocence. The rubies worn by the bride standout against the pale hue of her outfit.


This silver gown has intricate work all over and when paired with the mauve dupatta it acquires a certain old-worldly charm that evokes memories of a bygone era.


The profusion of colors in this anarkali is lending it a playful aura, which makes it perfect for a fun-filled mehendi. Lime green, pink and yellow are the usual color choices for a mehendi and have been combined very aesthetically in this Pakistani bridal dresses outfit.


This Turkish inspired angarkha style dress uses a much loved color combo of burnt orange and shocking pink to great effect. The dress gives off a cheerful and joyous vibe and is eminently suitable for events like dholki, sangeet, baraat and/ mehendi.

15.Glittery Pakistani Bridal Dresses

For those who desire Pakistani bridal dresses with a touch of modernity and some dramatic flair in their bridal attire, this net lehenga worn over a pair of slim pants is lovely to behold despite being unconventional.

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BONUS: Our final outfit is in a color favored many brides; here is a dazzling pretty mint green outfit. The long-flowy kurta is ornate and has a different texture and a subtly different hue from the lehenga. The simplicity of the lehenga offsets the opulence of the kurta well.

Pakistani bridal dresses that have a profusion of color are appropriate for pre-wedding celebrations, which involve a lot of music, dance and merry-making. Muted tones, pale colors and pastels are best suited for walimas, nikahs and other more formal events.

So which of these fabulous outfits is going to be your Pakistani bridal dress inspiration? If you loved the selection of outfits we put together for you, please tell us which one is your favorite.