Western culture has popularized the association of the color blue to men’s fashion but when it comes to ethnic styles, blue is becoming a top favourite in the bridal palette! Dark and navy blues have a permanent place in the reception outfits of Indian brides. But blue is much more than that! From sky blue lehengas for morning functions to turquoise blue lehengas for sangeet parties and midnight blue or teal lehengas for receptions or engagement evenings – the list is endless!
Blue is very fast becoming a top choice in case for main wedding day outfits as well. This is why we have divided the list of blue bridal lehengas into four major categories – blue wedding lehengas, blue reception lehengas, blue lehengas for pre-wedding functions and blue fusion lehengas. This categorization, though, is not rigid and one can choose any outfit that one likes and can carry.
Larger Than Life Blue Bridal Lehenga
Blue bridal lehengas look great especially because stereotypical bridal colors like red, pink and orange can be seen everyone! Soothing to the eyes and a great background color for embellishments like silver zari work, sequin, stone, pearls and crystal embroidery – blue is a great color choice for the bridal outfit.
1. Velvet Charcoal Blue Lehenga
Charcoal blue is one of the most sophisticated colors ever! Couple with that the richness of the fabric and the intricate details in gold zardozi work, the outfit looks royal!
2. Stories Embroidered
The beauty of this blue bridal lehenga is in the details embroidered in sequins and zari on the lehenga skirt. The motif etch the story of a forest, filled with exotic birds and flowers. The two dupattas are in two different shades, contrasted to the dark blue of the lehenga.
3. The Beige Dupatta
4. Of Ornate Borders
This dark deep sea blue color wedding lehenga is all about the details in the border! Though the fabric has a woven embossed design, the attention of the onlooker will be grabbed by the intricate zari and sequin embroidery of the borders.
5. Beat the Morning Wedding Blues
6. Turquoise with Colors
7. Dark Teal Glamour
8. Gold Print on Teal Blue
9. Thread Work Magic
10. The Pleated Details
This sky blue wedding lehenga is just out of a fairy tale. Exquisite floral embroidery coupled with the pleat detailing makes it unique. The lower part of the skirt boats pleated structure so does the hemline of the dupatta.
11. Gold and Sequin at Play
12. Blue with Silver
13. Flared & Layered
14. Pastels and Sequins
Looking for lighter options? This lehenga in a stone blue pastel hue is adorned with gold and silver sequin embroidery. The embroidery is concentrated on the lower half of the lehenga skirt making the outfit look light and airy!
15. Serene in Blue
This double dupatta style lehenga comes in a light pastel blue shade. The look uses numerous light and muted shades of blue creating a look which is serene, surreal and extremely pleasing and soothing to the eye!
16. Mirror Work Magic
Blue Reception Lehengas
Fabrics like silk, velvet, raw silk etc look extremely luxurious when they come in dark blue colors like navy, midnight blue, teal etc! Using such palettes for an evening function can’t go wrong! This is why brides drool over blue lehengasfor their reception outfits.
17. Royal Blue and Silver Reception Lehenga
Though dark hues like midnight blue, navy etc are top favourites when it comes to blue lehengas for the reception, this royal blue one with silver embellishments is indeed a show-stopper!
18. Crystal Embroidered Blue Lehenga
This lehenga is fit for the royals! In a deep sapphire blue shade, it boasts densely embroidered crystals, stones and sequins that dazzle the eye.
19. Perfect Midnight Blue Lehenga
Midnight blue is a top choice among Indian brides for the reception lehenga! Such a lehenga is also fit for a cocktail party. The choli is sleeveless with unique details on the arms and the lehenga comes with sequin and tiny crystal embroidery!
20. Teal Blue Reception Attire
Another dark blue shade for the reception! This lehenga is in a luxurious georgette fabric and boasts cut-dana and mirror embroidery.
21. Bridal Blue Lehenga with an Edge
22. Navy Blue Rules
23. Go Floral
If you would like something lighter on your reception, you can go for this blue lehenga which is a cross between navy blue and royal blue! The floral motifs make it look fresh and appealing!
24. For a Morning Reception
If you have planned a reception party during the day time, try the shade cyan blue! This chanderi lehenga in cyan blue and gold has pink borders.
25. Teal Cocktail Lehenga
Pre Wedding Blue Lehengas
Colors like turquoise, sky blue, powder blue and even pastel blue work really well in day-time pre-wedding functions like haldi ceremony. Colors like teal and dark blue mixed with silver or gold embellishment look good on sangeet and engagement nights.
26. Light and Dark
This blue lehenga combines the light and the dark shades of the same color. Coupled with that, the dupatta in off-white gives the whole outfit a glow! This one is perfect for mehendi or sangeet.
27. Contrast Pink Dupatta
Though in a dark navy color, this sleek lehenga is perfect for any day-time pre-wedding function. The contrast dupatta in light pink also looks great with the deep dark color of the outfit.
28. Bandhani in Blue
This unique dark blue lehenga is lightweight and perfect for any pre-wedding function. The bandhani details on the skirt, the full sleeve choli etc make the outfit beautiful.
29. Printed Cotton Lehenga
This blue printed cotton lehenga is apt for the haldi look. Colors such as this photograph really well in the sunlight.
30. Simple Tiered Skirt
A simple, minimally embellished lehenga with a pleated tiered look, a full sleeve choli and latkan details – this is all you need to ace the blue lehenga look on the wedding morning.
31. Light Blue and Pink Lehenga
For the mehendi night or sangeet function, such a soothing blue lehenga in sky blue and pink floral details looks beautiful and youthful!
32. The Big Pink Roses
Going for prints instead of heavy embellishments for a pre-wedding function is a good idea. This dark blue lehenga with big roses printed on the skirt looks exotic!
33. Cotton Turquoise Lehenga
Another great cotton lehenga in turquoise blue with pink and purple printed details! These are perfect for any day-time function at summer weddings.
34. Sky Blue and Pink Wedding Morning Lehenga
A lot of sky blue and a little bit of pink – this blue lehenga is gorgeous and glamorous for the wedding morning. It also has a bit of gold to add that perfect touch of bling!
35. Shells and Bandhani
A quirky and boho option for the mehendi function! This blue lehenga boasts bandhani and mirror work details and sea shells stitched to the choli hemline.
36. Navy Bandhani Lehenga
Bandhani looks really good in the sangeet functions. This navy blue lehenga boasts bandhani print details and looks good in a pre-wedding evening function.
37. Berry and Teal
The beauty of this blue lehenga is in the use of berry shades and white on the skirt and choli. It’s a fun outfit and bright enough for the wedding morning.
38. The Yellow Dupatta
The light turquoise lehenga with pink and yellow floral prints is appropriate for the haldi morning. The addition of the bright yellow dupatta completely transforms and amps up the look.
39. Sangeet Blues
Dark blue, glossy and gold – what else do you need to ace that blue lehenga look for your sangeet function?
Blue Fusion Lehengas
Blue is a popular choice when it comes to fusion clothing. And fusion lehengas are not an exception. Fusion lehengas refer to outfit combinations like gorgeous lehenga skirt with a crop top, lehengas with capes and jackets etc. In such combinations, often traditional embroidery and embellishment is mixed with fabric is pastel hues. Blue fusion lehengas can be donned by the bride in bachelorette parties, sangeet functions. Besides, these are very popular with bridesmaids, friends and wedding guests in general!
40. Choli Details
Most fusion lehengas are different because of the cut of the choli or because of their resemblance to western gowns. This dark navy lehenga boast a one-side off-shoulder choli.
41. Add That Belt
The easiest way to make any blue lehenga a fusion one, just add a belt detail. It helps keep the dupatta in place and also looks really chic!
42. The Gown Style Lehenga
The cut of this lehenga skirt resembles that of western gowns! Coupled with that rich dark royal blue silk fabric and the patch of gold thread work on one shoulder, makes it a beautiful outfit.
43. The Unique Choli
If you can carry it as gracefully as veteran actor Madhuri Dixit does, you too can be the queen of the cocktail party with such a unique outfit.
44. The Golden Choli
The appeal of this fusion blue lehenga lies in the simplicity of the skirt. Its rich fabric is its embellishment. The golden choli enhances the beauty of the outfit.
45. Lightest of Them All
This beautiful lehenga is in the lightest shade of pastel baby blue. The choli with puffy sleeves has embroidered floral details in equally light pastel hues like pink and peach.
46. Contrasting Shades of Blue
This fusion blue lehenga has a dark blue bodice and a light blue skirt! The bodice or the choli is reminiscent of some types of Victorian gowns!
47. Simple But Not
This stunning blue fusion lehenga combines a lehenga skirt with a top. The top has a flowing sleeve. The outfit boasts sequin embroidery and cut-dana work.
48. The Ruffled Choli
This teal blue lehenga comes with a unique choli that is tiered and ruffled! This is definitely not common in ethnic fashion!
49. The Glitter and the Trail
This elegant trail lehenga comes in a light pastel blue shade, adorned with glittering zardozi embroidery! The trailing lehenga skirt is essentially a western element!
50. Blooms on Her Lehenga
Diana Penty looks phenomenal in this sky blue lehenga that boast huge floral motifs in multitude of hues on the lehenga skirt and choli. It gives the outfit an essentially Bohemian look.
You can’t go wrong with a blue lehenga – no matter which shade of blue you choose to wear! Still, if you certain about ditching the usual reds, pinks, yellows and maroons of ethnic wedding fashion and are seeking expert advice we are here for you! Get in touch and we will put together the blue lehenga exclusively designed and customized for you.
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