As the wedding season comes closer, it’s high time the brides-to-be start gearing up with their lehengas & cholis to look their beautiful best on the most important day of their lives - their wedding day. In the narrow bylanes of Shahpur Jat, one can find scores of independent designer stores, especially in Dada Jungi Lane. Let’s head over and decode the best wedding designers for your big day!

1. Sahiba Singh

Racks of clothes with blouses, saris, gowns in beautiful colours and materials like silks, chiffons, georgettes; Sahiba Singh’s collection can never go unnoticed. Her collection is impeccable and neatly finished. Head over here to find a stunning piece for your Sangeet ceremony or even Mehendi function. They are available at Rs 25000 onwards.

2. Madsam Tinzin

Quirky, funky and young. Madsam Tinzin is everything new and chic. Housing both Indian and western wear; the label started by 4 women, creating the most classic garments with the softest materials. Shopping at this store can burn a hole in your pocket as its range kicks off at Rs 45000 for the lighter designs and goes up to Rs 80000 for the heavier pieces. You might just find yourself the perfect lehenga you’ve been hunting for to wear on your wedding day!

3. 1600 AD by Naisha Nagpal

Walking into the designer's vintage-chic studio one is spellbound by the ambience because a designer's studio is assembled to reflect her ideologies. No bridal trousseau can be considered complete without a spectacular designer attire by Naisha Nagpal. Their collection starts at Rs 25000. A great stop for mom’s to pick a Sari for any of the wedding functions.

4. Qbik

Focusing on Indian womenswear here, the essence of the collection is contemporary fused with Indian and evening styles in a plethora of designs. Saree gowns or a beautifully crafted long jacket lehenga are definitely wedding must haves. Starting from Rs 40000, garments from Qbik are sure to leave a long lasting impression. Saunter in with your aunts and let them revel in the marvellous colours.

5. Vaasvi By Akshay Wadhwa

Embracing traditional Indian style with modern sensibilities and silhouettes, minimal embroidery and embellishments, Vaasvi specializes in flowy lehengas and floor length anarkalis. Starting from Rs 40000, this one’s sure to make heads turn! The multi hued store will leave you spoilt for choices for the “perfect wedding lehenga”.

6. Preeti S Kapoor

Having a forte in both western and traditional ethnic Indian wear for women, her ensembles speak volumes about the eloquent detailing and rich palettes she houses. There's also a lot of variety in terms of garments like kurta sets, lehenga, sarees with corsets, blouses, tunics etc. besides customized designing. With a glittery Bollywood clientele to vouch for, Kapoor’s range starts from Rs 40000. Give your mom a helping hand and buy her a Sari for the Mehendi or Engagement ceremony.

7. Liz Paul

Liz Paul houses 2 stores in Shahpur Jat (in the same store), one featuring bridal wear and the other trousseau. On one hand the lehenga designs at the bridal store have a strong palette of contrast colours fused with heavy traditional embroideries and embellishments, while on the other hand, the trousseau-specialty store keeps sophisticated flowy anarkalis and lehengas with minimal work in soft colours like corals, mints etc. Starting from Rs 40000, this fashion line will definitely up your game at any function in the wedding season. Pace in with your sister and find yourselves the fineries in majestic fits.

8. Bhumika Grover

The collection is reminiscent of the Indian traditions but given with a contemporary twist. Bhumika Grover is known to use a lot of georgettes, raw silks, sequined, cut work fabrics and a wonderful colour palette to go with it. You definitely don’t want to miss her saris, ethereal lehengas and beautiful anarkalis. Head over to Grover’s store to add colour to your wedding ensembles, starting from Rs 45000. Pamper yourself with the myriad of hues and pick up the picture perfect Anarkali for the Mehendi day.

9. Nitya Bajaj

As soon as you enter Nitya Bajaj's store the first thing to catch your eye would be their beautiful collection of shimmery tops, jackets and dresses. Hopping away from all the shimmery stuff you can also find peplum gowns, flare gowns, sequins to net, heavy embroidery work to beautiful bright colors. This store is so mesmerizing you definitely wouldn't walk out empty handed!