Best Places & Markets for Bridal Shopping In India

There is a famous meme that we all are acquainted to how the girls want to get married so that they can wear their favorite bridal lehenga and groom is just a bonus. Well, there is some truth to the favorite lehenga, part and marrying the love of your life is not a bonus but perquisite. Can’t blame the memes though, they are hilarious.

We all girls can agree though that we‘ve been dreaming of the bridal lehenga since forever, even before we even decide to get married. So if there is wedding on the cards, we need to have our research well played out before heading out to shop. Wedding shopping can be overwhelming and  you can get  really stuck as to where to start.

Travelling for wedding shopping is now the norm, but you should know where to and what exactly can you find there. Wedding shopping can be definitely done in any city or town in India, but there are some that houses best of collection at best of prices.  So here’s our research from North to South  for the best places & markets  for Bridal Shopping in India.

New Delhi

The national capital of India boasts of diversity and there’s hardly anything that you won’t find here. Delhi’s buzzing markets attracts visitors not only form the country but also around the world.  You can shop for your entire wedding trousseau from clothes to accessories to décor   this city literally has it all. Looking for designer outfits  then head to  Mehrauli ,  Shahpur Jat ,  South Extension , Rajouri Garden  & Karol Bagh these markets house some of the famous  bridal wear designers  like Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Manish Malhotra,  Rimple Harpreet, Abhinav Mishra, Anita  Dongre etc.


Red Bridal Lehenga

 Outfit Abhinav Mishra  Bridal Collection 2022

Looking for budget wear head to the  famous markets of  Chandni Chowk , Central Market Lajpat Nagar &  Lajpat  Nagar 1.  These markets are  buzzing with  bridal wear stores, from unique finds to  designer wear replicas  the  options are huge  and you can definitely bargain to  get a good deal.

Outfit  by : Sudhir Bhai Saree Wala, Chandni Chowk, Delhi


Ambala  a busy city in the state of Haryana, is another shopping  hub for weddings. The city is  a perfect option for brides who are on a budget and not looking for high end designer buy. It is divided into Ambala City and Ambala Cantt and both have wedding stores that cater to  bride and groom. Infact you can shop all kind of wedding items, ranging from giftables to jewellery. Ambala has been a favourite destination for people from Punjab, Himachal, Uttrakhand since the variety is huge and the costs are pocket friendly. You can find bridal lehengas as low as 8000 INR ranging & upto lacs.

Royal Wedding Lehengas

Outfit by Pooja Sarees, Ambala City


Ludhiana the Manchester of India, is the largest city in Punjab and is one of the biggest manufacturing hub in India. Famous for its apparels, fabrics and hosiery, it’s markets are filled  with  vibrant fabrics at competitive pricing.  Ludhiana has many established designer labels and also budding designer labels that have exquisite bridal collection.  Labels like  Rimple and Harpreet, Rahul Kapoor, Young Berry , Rose Creations and many more hidden  designer gems have stores in Ludhiana. The bridal lehenga collection in Ludhiana  can range from 8000 INR onwards and to Lakhs.  While in Ludhiana you can also shop for wedding suits  with intricate and traditional embroideries. Bridal kaleeras,  chooras  and juttis are also available in  unique designs.

Green Bridal Lehenga

Outfit by Youngberry, Ludhiana


The royal Pink city of Rajasthan, is top choice for destination weddings in India. This royal city boasts of rich cultural heritage and  it has one of the best artisans. If you  fancy gottta patti , bandhani and leheriya , Jaipur is your go to place for for authentic weaves.  There are a number of designer labels in Jaipur to try like, Zari, Vasansi, RANAS, Anupama Bose, Monisha  Thahryamal, Swati Oberoi , The Jaipur story etc. You can definitely visit a designer, or go on to explore markets like  Johari Bazaar, Purohit Ji Ka Katla for wedding  lehengas , sarees  , bangles , jewellery etc.

Multicolor Bridal Lehenga

 Outfit by Vasansi Jaipur


The  fashion capital  of India,  Mumbai is home to not only cine starts but  designer labels  too. Flagship stores  by top wedding designers like Manish Malhotra, Tarun Tahiliani, Anita Dongre, Flaguni Shane Peacock and  so many more are in the city.  There is no dearth of designer houses when it comes to Mumbai. Checkout stores from  places like  Santa Cruz , Gandhi Market, Masrani Estate, Bhuleshwar.  You can also try Kalki fashion and Roop Kala sarees  they have an amazing collection.

Vibrant yellow pink bridal lehenga

Lehenga By  Roopkala Sarees Mumbai


Hyderabad, the city of Nawabs  is famous for  it’s delicacies, but  it also has  some great wedding shopping options too.  You will find some finest  bridal jewellery and lehengas in Hyderabad.   Banjara Hills,  Laad Bazaar , Jubilee Hills are the  places where you can go for wedding shopping . Designers like  Ritu Kumar, Tarun Tahiliani, Sabyasachi Mukherjee  and Vikram Padnis also have flagship stores in the city. You can also check out Pernia’s  Pop Up Shop, a muti designer store  for finest collections from  Indian Designers.

Red bridal Lehenga


Grace and elegance of silks are un-matched. If you are looking for authentic silk sarees and lehengas Chennai is  your bridal shopping destination. Khader Nawaz Khan Road  has finest silk saree stores  in Chennai. Anna Nagar  has  bridal boutiques that will leave you impressed with their collection of sarees, lehengas and suits. Sow  Carpet area  is Chennai’s  shopping hub worth your visit.

Raw Silk Bridal Lehenga

Jayanti Reddy  Raw Silk Lehenga available at Tifara Chennai

These 7 cities in India are wonder destinations for bridal shopping & they fit in every bride’s shopping budget from budget friendly places to high end designer wear segment. These designer & budget stores do have online shopping websites, so you can web shop  to heart’s content.

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