Velvet Bridal Lehenga Cholis: 10 Magnificently Royal Designs

The best velvet bridal lehenga cholis to look like a princess!The fabric of royalty is here. Velvet has enjoyed a noble position in the ranks of fabrics from the time of the Egyptian Pharaohs. But wonder why Kings, Queens and Nobles so favoured the velvet cloth? Well, simply because it made them look ‘royally’ good.

The Noble Reign Of The Velvet: Then & Now



Why should you choose a velvet bridal lehenga for your wedding day?

Three reasons:

  • Marvellous drape
  • Beautiful fall
  • Natural sheen

It’s easy to channel your inner princess in a velvet lehenga.

Psst..! It’s a good way to save on the cost of embroidery.

#TBB Insight: Show restraint on the embroidery. The best way to style a velvet bridal lehenga is to let the lustrous sheen of the fabric shine through.

1. Wine Velvet Goodness


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Are you a modern bride? The traditional red velvet bridal lehenga may not be the trousseau magic you are looking for. Some wine velvet goodness is what you need and here it is.

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2. Modern Day Indian Princess


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The lehenga twirl is the perfect way to show off the magnificence of your lehenga. This bride looks like a modern day Indian princess in this traditional red velvet bridal lehenga.

                                                                   [Read More: 10 Fabulous Red Bridal Lehenga Cholis For The Perfectionist Bride]

3. All About Experimenting


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We love it when designers experiment with colour choices. This orange velvet bridal lehenga not only looks opulent but has a touch of glam to it as well. We would love to see this as a reception outfit on a bride.

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4. Ornate It Is


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Always wanted an ornate lehenga for your wedding? Here is the perfect choice. This velvet bridal lehenga has been paired with a blouse in a sober hue which balances the richness of the lehenga well.

5. Stunner


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A blue velvet bridal lehenga with every inch of it filled with intricate silver embroidery, by Manish Malhotra; this one is a stunner. It’s been paired with a plain blouse with vintage loose-fitting sleeves. You will look a ‘true blue royal’ in this one.

                                                      [Read More: 10 Bollywood Bridal Lehengas That Promise To Bedazzle Your Groom]

6. Old And New


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Sabyasachi velvet bridal lehenga in pastels are popular with new age brides. But this real bride did it differently. She combined different textures and colours beautifully in her wedding outfit. The pale blouse and double dupatta worn with a deep red velvet lehenga is great way to bring together the old and the new.


7. Elegance


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We have already seen a royal blue lehenga with silver embroidery, but this outfit is different. This velvet bridal lehenga is multi-layered with a champagne gold brocade skirt underneath the velvet one. The ivory blouse in Angrakha style with full sleeves lends it an understated elegance and refinement.

8. Rohit Bal’s Magic


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No one does a velvet bridal lehenga like Rohit Bal. This beautiful red velvet lehenga from his latest collection features exquisite embroidery. The lehenga is a piece of art that showcases the richness of velvet with delicate and tasteful embroidery.

9. Grandeur And Innocence


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Sabyasachi weaves magic when it comes to Indian wear, be it sarees or lehengas. This velvet blue lehenga from his heritage collection is simply breathtaking. It evokes both grandeur and innocence, the best complement of looks to aim for, if you are a bride.

                                                       [Read More: 10 Sensational Sabyasachi Bridal Lehenga Saree Twists To Sashay In Style]

10. Red Red Red


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A modern take on the traditional red lehenga that is refreshingly different. This lehenga by Neeta Lulla has red ribbon work on the velvet skirt giving it a very chic vibe. The jacket style blouse with front zipper and over-long sleeves gives it an edgy look.

So many variants of lehengas on offer for brides who want to try the velvet option for their wedding! Whether you go traditional all the way or you redefine it completely, we wish you find a velvet lehenga that befits the princess you are. So brides-to-be, did we inspire some velvet love in you? Do tell us.