Sartorially, Alia Bhatt’s love for lehengas surpasses any other outfit in Indian wear. This is despite them being the fussiest of all Indian wear. She never leaves an opportunity to stun us all in gorgeous lehengas sets, whether it’s a red carpet look, a Bollywood party, or a BFF’s wedding. One of her popular lehenga sets that served as an inspiration for many brides is..*no surprises here*.. her lime-green Sabyasachi lehenga. The star opted for Sonam Kapoor’s wedding reception, and that was also the first time she made her relationship public with her beau, Ranbir Kapoor.
Her lehenga style can be defined as unapologetic feminine with a touch to play with colors and flattering silhouettes. A closer look at her lehenga collection and you’ll find the one you love and can make to your bridal or bridesmaid inspiration board. Scroll to see the 17 best Alia Bhatt lehenga looks of all time.
#1 Alia Bhatt has a close group of girls and she never misses having regular fun with them, especially on their special days, like a wedding. At her friend Devika Advani’s sangeet event, the actress picked a summer-ready pink lehenga with a crop top bedecked with floral motifs in shades of red and yellow. She accessorized with simple earrings, potli bag and kept her in a hair fuss-free wavy hairstyle.
#2 Adding a banarasi touch to an outfit means adding a regal touch. The cloth, when pure and handwoven, lends a beautiful royal and graceful attribute to the wearer. Alia Bhatt employed the fabric’s basic trait for a Diwali bash a few years back and looked utterly elegant throughout the night. The green brocade Banarasi lehenga was designed by Manish Malhotra and Bhatt amped it up with a neat gajra bun, deeply kohled eyes, and a fresh face makeup look.
#3 For a Diwali party, an ethnic dressing is often favored by Bhatt, and more often than not, it’s a lehenga. At the 2018 Diwali party, Alia Bhatt wore a seamless, flowy black silhouette by designers Shyamal & Bhumika. The lehenga had intricate embroidery and featured a mid-riff choli with a lightly sequined dupatta. As for beauty, dewy makeup, statement eye look, golden danglers, and sleek hair served as the finishing touches.
#4 Alia Bhatt’s trusted friend, Manish Malhotra, is also the designer she often looks up to for her sartorial choices. While promoting Student of the Year, she picked a beautiful black lehenga with pink dupatta by the designer. After 9 years, the resplendent lehenga still remains in-fashion and would only grab compliments, if you decide to go for it.
#5 With wedding celebrations becoming intimate, brides and wedding guests are leaning towards lightweight outfits with impactful work. For her friend Devika Advani’s wedding ceremony, Alia Bhatt wore an icy-blue lehenga with foil-print paired with a dupatta in the same color, both were color-contrasted by a yellow strappy blouse. If you’re looking for a color-contrasting option for your upcoming summer wedding, this might be it. A breezy outfit like this is a wedding wardrobe must-have and Bhatt is making a strong case for the same.
#6 Golden for weddings is a no-brainer choice. The color has a festive effect that’s reflected in the outfit as well. For Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta’s engagement, Alia wore a heavily-sequined golden lehenga by the pioneers of this work, Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla. To set-off her embellished outfit, she kept the styling minimal and only wore statement earrings with the ensemble. Minimally-done makeup and lose waves complemented her stylish avatar well.
#7 While Alia’s preferred picks for red carpets are gowns, at the 2017 IIFA awards she picked a Manish Malhotra lehenga in a soft-pink color for her attire. Worn traditionally with a dupatta, patterned bun, clean face, and statement earrings, her ensemble had all the makings of a winning look. It makes a great pick for a sangeet night or your sister/ brother’s wedding day.
#8 Alia Bhatt broke Instagram with her bridesmaid looks for Kripa Mehta’s wedding. She opted for a gleaming purple lehenga by Kresha Bajaj for her Sangeet event. Keeping her minimalistic charm in mind, she let her hair loose and added a slender mathapatti as an accessory. For makeup, she went for a glowy base with a prominent highlighter and topped it all off with a nude lip.
#9 For the wedding look for Kripa’s wedding revelries, Alia picked another blingy number by Kresha Bajaj in a metallic gray tone. Bhatt paired her outfit with a potli bag, which seems to be like her favorite accessory for weddings. The lehenga came with a strappy blouse and sheer dupatta, both doused in shimmery embellishments. Beauty-wise, Bhatt leered towards minimalism and opted for a braided bun, soft smokey eyes, and a matte nude lip.
#10 Before Coronavirus hit hard, Bollywood witnessed the magical celebrations of Anissa Malhotra and Armaan Jain’s wedding. Making an attention-worthy entry at the reception, Alia donned a pistachio and pink lehenga by her favorite Manish Malhotra and walked in with Neetu Singh and Ranbir Kapoor. The couple gave a further testament to their relationship and we witnessed yet another alluring Alia Bhatt lehenga look.
#11 Diwali 2020 was all about family, soul-searching, and a grateful mind. Aligning with these aspects, Alia Bhatt picked a lehenga that was handwoven with traditional Indian handlooms, custom-made with entirely waste fabrics, and included drawings by 35 children studying in free schools of AOL. With her gorgeous lehenga look, she sent out a message of sustainability, dedicating all the love to Mother Earth, as we all should.
#12 Alia Bhatt’s lime-green Sabyasachi lehenga impressed brides everywhere and several were spotted in the same ensemble, either on their wedding day or on mehendi day. The attire consisted of a voluminous skirt, a closed-neck blouse, and a sheer dupatta. The monochrome outfit was embellished with pretty silver-thread work all over. Bhatt rounded off the look with a choker set, smokey eyes, and caramel glossy lipstick shade.
#13 Isha Ambani’s was the most extravagant wedding the country, and probably the world has ever seen. All B’town celebrities attended the wedding – from Amitabh Bachan, Shahrukh Khan to Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif. Among the celebrity line-up, many were seen in bright, heavily-embellished outfits, but Alia picked a demure printed ensemble for the main night. The Manish Malhotra featured an unconventional color palette and Bhatt amped up its allure with her styling choices – a pair of chandbali earrings, potli bag, a sleek bun, and an elegant makeup look.
#14 Alia Bhatt exuded major bridal goals when she played the face of the Manyavar Mohey bridal campaign. Her rani-pink velvet lehenga has intricate golden work all over, including the dupatta. It was further paired with kundan jewellery with emerald pearls to make it a perfect inspirational look for modern brides.
#15 When Alia Bhatt attended Akash Ambani pre-wedding celebrations in St.Moritz, she made sure she stuck with the summer color palette for the weddings. Bhatt wore a baby pink lehenga with a sequined blouse made by her go-to designer Manish Malhotra. Fresh makeup, open waves, and jhumka earrings were her beauty picks for the wedding-ready piece.
#16 Yellow is a reigning shade to pick for weddings, no matter what the season is and no matter if you are the bride, bridesmaid, or wedding guest. Alia Bhatt was seen drenched in this hue from head-to-toe during Akash Ambani’s post-wedding celebrations. And who did she pick? The master at creating monochrome lehengas, Sabyasachi. To complete her look, the leading actress teamed the attire with a choker (no earrings), subtly bronzed makeup, and a messy low bun.
#17 This Alia Bhatt lehenga look is ideal for brides or bridesmaids looking to veer towards adding a voguish touch to their traditional outfit. At an award ceremony, Bhatt opted for an embellished chikankari lehenga by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla and paired it with a crop-top blouse. Worn sans dupatta, her choice made for a strong case for modish and aesthetic picks. It’s not just an alluring outfit, but very easy to carry during long wedding functions.