Cash In On 2022’s Playful Bridal Wear Trend With These Papa Don’t Preach Style Outfits

by Raj Desai | 1/3/22

All products listed were in stock and priced as shown at the time this was written. Dulhan is not compensated for any of the following recommendations.

Models in whimsical lehngas over pink and yellow striped background

From Mindy Kaling to Chrissy Teigen, the “joyously Indian” designs of Papa Don’t Preach are everywhere.

It’s easy to see why—inspired color combinations. Dazzling use of stones and embroidery. Avant-garde silhouettes. What’s not to love?


The good news is that the playful look made famous by the beloved Papa Don’t Preach is gaining popularity with lots of other designers. Whimsical bridal wear is going to be BIG in 2022. 


Hence this list; consider it a head start in the race to find the fanciful bridal wear of your dreams. 

Price: $1,700

Buy the Ivory lehnga

Gold embroidered top with colorful patterned white base lehnga skirt
White sharara with pastel and gold embroidery
Mint sequined sharara
Model posing in white base lehnga with colorful embroidery

Price: $2,165

Buy the Sania Lehenga

Pink embroidered playful lehnga
One shouldered soft pink lehnga with embroidery
Embroidered olive green sharara
Teal green off the shoulder sharara

Raj Desai

Content strategist and UX writer who’s been researching and writing about weddings for 5 years. Addicted to Netflix, dirty martinis, and naps.

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