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7 unconventional colours for the modern Pakistani bride, according to PLBW18

Hey, we'll take whatever innovation we can get!
Published Sep 08, 2018 02:59pm


When you're dreaming up a bridal jora, one of the first things you settle on is its colour!

"Do I want a mirchi red or a more oxblood-y maroon? Rose gold or regular gold? Silver for the valima or should I go for the ivory that amma suggested?"

Well, Lahore's bridal week come and gone and while we didn't see a lot of new trends surface, it did get us thinking that a dulhan's palette need not be so limited.

So if you're looking to switch things up a 'lil bit for your big day, here's some inspiration...

This turquoise lehenga choli is a daytime bride's dream (matching dulha is optional)

Nomi Ansari
Nomi Ansari

Let a tea-pink jora do all the blushing on your big day

Nomi Ansari
Nomi Ansari


Hussain Rehar
Hussain Rehar


Misha Lakhani
Misha Lakhani

Powder blue's a pretty hue...

Zainab Salman
Zainab Salman

So is lilac...

Zainab Salman
Zainab Salman


Faraz Manan
Faraz Manan


Saira Shakira
Saira Shakira

Or you can just shock 'em with violet!

Nomi Ansari
Nomi Ansari

Saira Shakira and House of Kamiar Rokni make the case for a moss green bridal! Who would've thought?

Saira Shakira
Saira Shakira


House of Kamiar Rokni
House of Kamiar Rokni

An all-black bride doesn't have to be goth, okay?

Nomi Ansari
Nomi Ansari


All photos by Faisal Farooqui and his team at Dragonfly