From Manish Malhotra to Rohit Bal, from strapless to long trains, here are the top 11 trends in designer Indian gowns for 2017!
Hey gorgeous! Designer Indian gowns are taking a sexier and bolder turn this year, with their glitz and glamour increasing on the runways. We are seeing Indian designer and Indo-western gowns in various trends, style, cuts and colors this year. Runways give great ideas to all fashion lovers and brides-to-be.
And so you don’t have to see each and every designer’s collections, we have rounded up all the trendy styles that will rule the wedding season in 2017. Explore these hot ideas for your special occasions and weddings.
Here’s a list of 2017’s top 11 trends in designer Indian gowns!
Latest Designer Indian Gowns for 2017
1. Gowns with Long Trains
Long trail gowns look so romantic and are the best choice for brides on their engagement who want a dramatic, unforgettable entry. The long trail just doesn’t mean that the gown touches the floor. But in fact they are floor sweeping! I’m liking the multi-colored embroidered one by Manish Malhotra.
2. Strapless/ Off-Shoulder Gowns
It’s time to show off those toned shoulders this season, because off-shoulder and strapless gowns are in vogue. If you’re bold enough to try these trends, then this would be a really sexy outfit for an engagement or your BFF’s wedding.
3. Asymmetric Gowns
The asymmetric gowns are the most flattering silhouettes in trend. These gowns are shorter in the front with a long trail at the back. You can also try asymmetric ruffles at the bottom, which gives a gorgeous look to the outfit. I’m liking the sequin navy blue gown with asymmetric pleats on one side by Gaurav Gupta!
4. Capes & Ponchos
Cape and poncho is exactly what it sounds like! Capes can be sheer or embroidered on the gown. And ponchos can be short or floor-touching, floral or sheer tulle worn on top of a sleeveless gown. You can also pair these with full sleeve gowns. I’m just loving the embellished gown by Manish Malhotra!
5. Jacket Gowns
Gowns with jackets are very much in vogue this year. Embellished, printed, embroidered with ruffled and plain silk fabric gowns look beautiful. Jackets give an empirical look and work best in winter weddings.
6. Intricate Floral Patterns
Fashion’s on-going love affair with floral patterns continues for Spring Summer 2017. Many designers are coming up with intricate floral patterns in their collections. This season, florals came in soft pastel colors, all of which are some variation of the garden theme. I’m loving the strapless floral gown by Manish Malhotra!
7. Layered/ Ruffle Gowns
Layered or ruffled gowns are very trendy and romantic! We’re seeing ruffles over layered gowns on the runways, which add a sexy look to the gowns. Falling in love with this Manav Gangwani one!
8. Indian Gowns
Indian gowns will be in fashion forever, as there are so many different styles of Indian gowns. So look for an ethnic touch if you wanna embrace traditions. Embellished zardozi paired with dupatta, embroidery and gota worked gowns look glam for any occasion.
9. Full Sleeved Gowns
Full sleeved designer gowns have been in trend since last season. It’s a great way to look classy for various occasions or weddings. For a graceful look, add an embellished long jacket on the gown with a statement collar. I’m loving the Manav Gangwani one! These are perfect for January or December weddings or chilly outdoor parties!
10. Plunging V-Neck
This trend is not for everyone! It’s definitely risqué, but if you are daring enough to try this trend then wear a gown with plunging V-neck your fanciest party, fashion events or galas. To make it more bolder and sexier, go with the sheer gowns with cut-outs!
11. Empire Waist Gowns
Empire waist gowns are extremely trendy gives a royal look. They work great for peer-shaped women. Sometimes, If you want to enhance your body shape and look flawless, go for this mesmerizing trend.
So did you love the top 11 trends in designer Indian gowns for 2017? Which style is your favorite amongst all these trends? Let me know below!
Pinky is a Staff Writer and Research Analyst at ShilpaAhuja.com, and an iNIFD graduate with a diploma in fashion design. Pinky’s expertise lies in the latest wedding fashion trends and hair/makeup advice. Prior to taking up a career in fashion, Pinky graduated with a B.Com (C.S) from Ethiraj College. She is also an art and a movie buff, she loves to read a lot of online stuff, mostly fashion! The girl next door trying to juggle homemaking, blogging & wanderlust! Creating insights on beauty, hair & Indian fashion trends, one article at a time… Her hobbies include shopping (obviously!), hogging food at city’s new restaurants & listening to Bollywood music.
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