#WomensDaySpecial: 15 Best Women Bridal Designers in USA & Canada

Mar 07, 2022

Every day we come across many wedding planners and designers who expedite the whole wedding scenario to the next level. Be it venue, decor, or food, but have you ever wondered who steals the show at the end of the day: The Outfit Designers. 

A South Asian wedding is incomplete until the bride's outfit makes some noise and becomes the center of attention. Whether it's a celebrity wedding or any other wedding, the bridal outfit is the most captured, noticed, and appreciated ensemble among all. You would see several reels, Pinterest pins, and your insta feed filled with beautiful bridal outfits. It’s not just the mere outfit, but a creation of a designer who has put their days and nights making this masterpiece for you. A piece that would not only speak your personality but also your uniqueness. 

In light of International Women’s Day, we are honoring the top female wedding outfit designers whose exuberant designs have made their brides look the most stunning. 

Please note, this list of South Asian wedding outfit designers are in no particular order!

Top South Asian Outfit Designers For The Modern Bride

The outfits are the epitome of beauty in itself and the way designers articulate the design on fabric with the amalgamation of thread, beads, crystals, and mirrors are phenomenal. The love that the designer weave with adherence to tradition, cultural or millennial values, makes the outfits more of creativity and craftsmanship than just a piece of cloth. We are listing below some renowned outfit designers with their profiles so that you don't spend more time looking for the best ones.

1. Mani Jassal

She is a Toronto-based fashion designer who was born in Punjab, India but later moved to Canada at the age of 5 with her family. After graduating from Ryerson University in Fashion Designing she was pristine on making Mani Jassal, a Fashion brand that every modern bride can choose if she is looking for something lightweight and with unique silhouettes. Her brand has 10 collections to date ranging from, bridal wear, evening wear, and ready-to-wear pieces in almost every cut and color. Her collection has been pulled for many tv shows, movies, red carpets, and music videos along with social media influencers like Diipa Khosla, Sonam Bajwa, etc. Her Designs are located in many pop-up shops in Vancouver, London, and England as well.

2. Kynah

They are the complete package for a South Asian wedding as they have something for everyone and their Instagram account shopkynah is proof of that. The amazing colors, styles, and gorgeous necklines would make the choice difficult for everyone as to what to buy and what to leave. You can also visit their store in California and Santa Monica.

3. Anita Dongre

She is India's leading fashion designer who from an early age initiated the work and awestruck everyone with her very first signature collection. Anita Dongre, is a globally known brand that differentiates her approach from others by being ethically vegan, responsible environmentalist, and recreator of local craft. She has been rooted in the culture which makes her style purely aesthetic, traditional, modern, and compliment the heritage vibe of brides. She has been supporting rural women and also empowering them based on their talent and unique artistic skills. The tropical prints and minimal thread patterns make her designs sober, elegant, and beautiful that every bride falls for.

4. Holichic by Megha

Holy Chic is more than just fashion and comes up with a very contemporary and comfortable collection in minimal work. You can find them in New York and experience their urban collection of jumpsuits, kurtas, lehengas and skirt tops, etc in many pop-up color combinations.

5. Panache by Sharmeen

A decade-old brand in Houston serving as a multi-designer store that understands the importance of wedding outfits for the bride, as well as her family. The modiste sharmeen is from Mumbai but presently settled in the USA. She avails both customized and ready-made services to her customers. With her keen interest in attention to detail and fabric, every piece speaks for itself whether you're purchasing party wear or wedding wear. Her collection has high-tone shades that are perfect for both, heavy and minimal designs. 

6. B Anu Designs by Anu Batra

Bold prints, intricate detailing, and bright colors are the definitions of the B Anu Fashion Forward collection with fusion and ethnic elements. She is prominently known for her bridal and party wear outfits along with jewelry. The Delhi-based girl who chased her dreams and worked so hard to accomplish where she is today. She is presently serving her contemporary designs in Bay Area, California, and San Francisco.

7. Harkiran Basra

“It's all in the details”, is her clear motto. She is Chandigarh based designer but you can find her in Brampton as well. Her designs, whether its lehengas, sarees, Anarkali suits, gowns, etc are ornated with beads, stones, and crystals that emulate the fine detailing. The designs of flowers, leaves, bel, and birds in various shapes and sizes make the outfit loaded with embellishments. Harkiran collection is purely authentic, Punjabi, free-spirited, and full of sparkling shades. 

8. Jade by Monica & Karishma

Having worked with some fashion houses in Italy, the duo Monica and Karishma are now presenting the Indian artisanal and richness at the international level via their designs and creativity which is at par for contemporary brides. Their Instagram bio reads: the contemporary retelling of traditional stories - it resonates aptly in their designs and collection. We would suggest, if you are looking for traditional outfits with a modern, contemporary feel, then their outlet in Los Angeles is the one you must visit once. 

9. Anjul Bhandari

The Legacy that the Mughal era left behind of Chikankari and mukaish has been at the vanguard of creating new magics via Anjul Bhandari couture label based out of Delhi and now in New York. She is the phenomenal designer who brought this elegant and timeless embroidery from Awadh to the mainstream. The ageless elegance and pious designs make her fabric outlook above and beyond. Her label has also been at the forefront of keeping the kamdani and ektaar artwork alive for her customers.

10. House of Raina

The fashion lovers and brides with maximum factor would love the House of Raina collection for sure. Raman is very clear about her expressive designs and colors that make the bride a fashion diva showing all elements of royalty. The heavy embroidery, work, and patterns make the attire distinguished and knitted. She is located in Surrey and is highly recommended to south Asian brides.

11. Karigur

The astonishing clothing brand with endless designs and heaviest work is a great choice for your special day. The style and presentation are exactly what any bride would expect for her big day. We love their outfits with heavy embroidery, including their dupatta. Hina Rizvi's collection includes lehengas with long kurtis, gowns, and short kurti with skirts, etc, and the best part is, the outfits are available in an extensive color palette.

12. Jangiiro

The Jangiiro is owned by Gurkiran kaur and Anu sidhu. The young designer marked new benchmarks in the fashion world with fine choices of color, fabric, and designs. From elaborative lehengas, salwar kameez to full-length dresses, you will get more of a traditional and Punjabi vibe in their outfits.

13. Ayla Noor

If you are a desi bride, getting married in New York, then you must check out Alya Noor’s collection. Her style of clothing is purely ethnic, vibrant, and classy. Her collection comprises heavily embellished sharara suits with straight and flared silhouette, lehengas, long kurtis with pants and palazzos, long shirts with salwar and pajamas or churidar, and many more catering to kids and adults at the same. 

14. Kungumum

Every little step with hard work eventually leads to success. This is how Thama, the owner of Kungumum, an authentic Kanchipuram Saree brand came into being. Her life journey was not easy but she made her mark in Markham, Ontario by providing pure silk sarees to her customers.  

15. Culturelle Couture

CC is the mother-daughter venture who serves its clients the fabric they feel confident in and designs that speaks for themselves. Bharathy is the designer, stylist who resonates with everyone's story and gives the bride, a ‘Be You’ feel. The frilled and feathered sleeve with sober colors is what attracts the customers towards them.

Conclusion

We feel empowered when we write about such talented entrepreneurs who overpower the barrier of the global market and mark their presence in international provinces. All these above-mentioned designers are in no particular order. We highly recommend them for their unique work, designs, and experiences. Which one would you like to explore for your wedding day, do tell us in the comments? 

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