The summer weddings in India bring so much freedom to the bride and groom to wear all kinds of attires and shades. Here are 5 hot colours for the Indian brides who want to look the coolest in this summer wedding season of 2021. If you are a bride this summer wedding season, you should definitely include a few or all of these colours into your bridal trousseau. These colours are unique, bright and cheerful to make you and your bridal lehenga look even more gorgeous.


Pastels are the safest colour for weddings. They can make you look subtle and attractive at the same time. You can find many gorgeous lehengas in pastel shades of pink, green, yellow, purple, blue, etc. Needless to say, so many Indian brides are ditching the quintessential red bridal lehengas on their wedding day for these unique pastel shades. You can even opt for soft shades of browns and reds to get that catchy bridal look for your outdoor summer wedding dress.

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Purple is THE colour for Indian weddings this summer. Indian brides are going crazy over this colour. You can opt for a purple dress for your Mehendi or Sangeet event. It is vivid and attractive. Purple is also a good colour to be matched up with your groom’s dress.

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Dusty blue is the new dusty pink. The blue colour is the most worn colour by people. Dusty blue hue can be a distinctive shade for your Sangeet or Engagement dress. Brides can colour coordinate their dress with the grooms. Dusty blue is one colour in which so much experiment can be done. Team up dusty blue with a shiny sophisticated diamond bridal set and everyone will go gaga over your summer bridal look.

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Yellow colour never goes out of fashion. The yellowest of yellow shade is also one of the colours that Indian brides are choosing for their outdoor wedding Haldi, Sangeet, or Mehendi functions. The yellow colour compliments a bride’s beauty and signifies happiness and bubbliness. It makes the brides look even prettier. You can wear a yellow dress or lehenga with floral jewellery and team it up with some whites and pinks in the background.

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Brown is an underrated colour when it comes to traditional Indian wedding dresses. Indian summer weddings are held in the months of April to August. Nude brown is a very subtle shade that can be worn during these hot summer months. Nude makeup is already quite famous in Indian bridal fashion. The Indian brides of 2021 will surely love to wear nude shades of brown to get that soft and simple look on their wedding or Engagement day. You can also add some spark to it by contrasting it with gold or white. 

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Summers have officially knocked on the doors. Summer weddings are a lot of fun. Cool drinks, fresh fruits and flowers, greenery around and the freedom to wear the favourite backless blouses in soft shades, all bring so much excitement to the wedding affair. Many couples prefer summer weddings over winter weddings for this fact only. Summer weddings are easier and hassle-free to organize. If you are a bride this summer season, then do include these colours in your wedding attires. You can also check out The Wedding Journals for more bridal fashion and outfit’ inspiration.

Aastha Jha
Founder and CEO at The Wedding Journal


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