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23 Trending Short Lehenga Designs of 2020 for Your Mehndi Ceremony

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Updated on 30 June, 2020


Short lehenga designs are all the rage now and modern brides-to-be are slaying it at their mehndi ceremony!

The newest trend in town is short length lehengas. Brides are increasingly going for them for the Mehndi function because you can both apply mehndi with ease and flaunt it with panache. The length of the skirt varies right from knee to ankle length. We have here brought together the cropped lehengas spotted on various celebrities and real brides so that you do not miss out on the latest fad.


Most Trending Short Lehenga Designs for Mehndi Ceremony


White Floral Printed Lehenga

This beautiful short lehenga design which was worn by Benaisha Kharas Dongre, daughter-in-law of ace designer Anita Dongre, is one of the most excellent examples of short length lehenga. This is a piece from Anita Dongre’s collections. The lehenga features seafoam green and blue printed work, and it is paired with a lapel collar top. The outfit looks just gorgeous when you are dancing.

 Trending Short Lehenga Designs


Pastel Shades Short Lehenga Designs

One of the best features of short lehengas is that you can apply Mehndi high up your legs without any worry about getting it on your dress. And the bride here has done just that in her mehndi ceremony.

Pastel Shades bridal Lehenga Designs


Multicoloured Short Lehenga Design Paired with Shirt

If you want to go for something boho-chic, pair your short lehenga skirt with a white shirt. It looks just fab and gives a modern touch to the whole attire.

Multicolored beautiful short lehenga outfit

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Green & Blue Short Lehenga for Mehndi

Even though it is a predominantly green lehenga, it looks to be multicoloured Lehenga. And the cold-shoulder blouse adds a playful element to the outfit. The multicoloured short lehenga looks perfect for your mehndi ceremony.

Wedding lehenga inspirations


Lace Short Lehenga for Mehendi

Very, very rarely do you see a lehenga in lace, and this one looks just striking. The emerald green colour of the lehenga is giving a mesmerising effect.

green colour beautiful lehenga


White & Blue Cropped Lehenga by Anita Dongre

Another stunning short lehenga from The House Of Anita Dongre. The beguiling lehenga features a Jaipur-inspired print paired with a sleeveless blouse of identical print.

short Lehenga by Anita Dongre


Aisri Crop Top And Skirt

The skirt is a 50’s inspired design in Chanderi silk, and best of all, it has pockets. This is paired with a V-neck silk sleeveless crop top and has a breezy and casual look to it.

Crop top and skirt design


Devanshi Crop Top And Skirt

A play of summer hues, this dress takes inspiration from the regal Rajasthani gardens. The printed set featuring gota Patti, Dori and zardozi work was quite a hit in the industry.

Beautiful short lehenga


Varnika Crop Top And Skirt by Anita Dongre

The pink printed sleeveless crop top paired with a silk skirt with pockets looks lovely. Printed with floral motifs, this outfit will be perfect for a morning Mehndi function or to any daytime function.

Crop Top And Skirt by Anita Dongre

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Red & Yellow Mid Length Lehenga

Shwetha Tripathi wore this unique lehenga for her Haldi function. The mustard yellow and red make her look just resplendent. She has used a close-set necklace and statement earrings to complete the look.

Red & Yellow Mid Length Lehenga


Red & Yellow Mid Length Lehenga

Shwetha Tripathi wore this unique lehenga for her Haldi function. The mustard yellow and red make her look just resplendent. She has used a close-set necklace and statement earrings to complete the look.


Lehenga for haldi functions

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Neon Sequinned Half Lehenga

Kiara Advani is giving us primary bridesmaid goals with this unique outfit from Papa Don’t Preach. The sequined blouse paired with an ice blue tulle skirt making her look just ravishing.

beautiful summer lehenga


Electric Blue Short Lehenga Design

This electric blue lehenga with laser-cut acrylics and a cropped jacket will make you look like a diva on your Mehndi function. The outfit will also look at home on a sangeet or reception night.

 Blue Short Lehenga Design


 Neon Red Lehenga

The classic red lehenga has been given an elegant twist with the shirt style blouse and a neoprene skirt. Tie your hair back to flaunt the outfit to maximum effect on your mehndi ceremony.


gergeous  Neon Red Lehenga


Multicoloured Hand Painted Short Length Lehenga

The conventional choli has been replaced with a bralette, and it just ups the glamour quotient. Another captivating lehenga from Papa Don’t Preach; the designs are inspired by Mithila paintings.

   Multicoloured Short Length Lehenga


Pink & Purple Tulle Lehenga

If you are looking for something more elaborate, then this might interest you. The glass beaded choli is decorated with 3D cutwork roses and acrylics.


Pastel wedding  lehenga inspirations


Blush Pink Lehenga With Jacket

The classic combo of blue and pink has been given a modern twist in the way the lehenga has been designed. You can wear it with or without the cropped jacket. It also sports an asymmetrical border.

Blush Pink Lehenga With Jacket 


Classic Red And Gold Combo

This glamorous number from Papa Don’t Preach both playful and ethnic. The slim golden belt brings the whole outfit together. The short lehenga in traditional shade looks apt for mehndi or haldi function.

Classic Red bridal short lehenga


Green Short Lehenga Design for Mehndi Ceremony

Bigg Boss 9 fame Yuvika Chaudhary looks stupendous in this mid-length lehenga for her mehndi ceremony. She has accessorised it with floral ornaments which gives her a graceful look


Green Short Lehenga inspirations


In Vibrant Neon And Red

Neon green and bright red are two vibrant colours that go well together and are best for mehndi function. Also, the substantial floral embroidery work on the lehenga looks gorgeous.

Neon green and bright red bridal lehenga


For A Boho-Chic Look 

The play of colours and the peplum blouse give the outfit a bohemian touch. The floral embroidery work and mirror work makes the lehenga more appealing to the eyes.

peplum blouse with short lehenga


Beige Bridal Short Lehenga for Mehendi

This simple beige number lets the bride show off her leg and feet mehndi effortlessly. The floral print glams up the lehenga making it more eye-pleasing for the mehndi ceremony.

Beige Bridal Short Lehenga for Mehendi

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Eccentric Neon Pink Lehenga

The expressive neons with shells, beads and metallic fittings is undoubtedly a head-turner. The unique style of the blouse and the use of multiple colours makes the outfit very stylish.

Eccentric Neon Pink Lehenga


We hope that we have given you some short lehenga goals with these designs. So go ahead and try them out.

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