Indian weddings are known for their extensive rituals and also for the beautiful hand-picked indian wedding dresses. The dresses for the bride and the groom are chosen with much consideration, according to the cultural beliefs of their families. While there are many different types of attires that an Indian wedding can display, the most popular ones are ‘lehengas’ and ‘sarees’ for women and ‘sherwanis’ for the men. There are many designers that exclusively design for Indian weddings within different price ranges. One can get a wedding saree for a price of $40 to a price of $1400. Among various prolific designers, the ones who have created a brand name and a market for themselves in India as well overseas are ‘Manish Malhotra’, ‘Ritu Kumar’, ‘Neeta Lulla’, ‘Tarun Tahiliani’ and ‘Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla’. While ‘Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla’ are known for their intricate ‘zardosi’ work on delicate fabric, ‘Manish Malhotra’ is best known for his luxurious designs. Tarun Tahiliani’s collections generally comprise of net ‘sarees’, heavy crystal and laced ‘kurtas’. He also uses a lot of Swarovski elements in his contemporary dresses. ‘Ritu Kumar’ uses a lot of georgette, crepe and silk in her creations. Her elaborate designs display the best of Indian craftsmanship. ‘Neeta Lulla’ uses a lot of bright colors in her dresses, but her dresses are known to be extremely light- weight to wear. She is a versatile designer and her brand is best known for traditional dresses for different rituals and functions of a wedding.