Classic Banarasi Brocade Lehengas: A Heritage of Looms

Banarasi handlooms have been considered the most prized possessions by people across the world for centuries now. These are objects of admiration that gain traction for their unrivalled aesthetic appeal and impeccable craftsmanship, neither of which can be replicated on handlooms from any other craft in the world. Banarasi brocades are indispensable parts of the great Indian heritage and culture. Banarasi brocade handlooms are made out of finely woven silk fabrics that are richly ornamented with intricately crafted designs made using zari work. These impressive designs are mostly Mughal-inspired and consist of patterns that include Meenakari work, jaal, floral and foliate motifs, geometric designs, and so much more.

We, at Weaver Story, strive to bring you the most exquisite collection of classic Banarasi brocade lehengas you can adorn for big, fat Indian weddings, grand celebratory festivals, and special occasions alike. Our traditional Banarasi Lehenga masterworks are an outcome of the painstaking craftsmanship of the ingenious artisans of the holy city of Banaras, the authenticity of the fabric, the lustrous appeal of the zari threads, and intricately crafted designs. If you are a woman with a discerning eye for fashion apparel that best fits in the "classic-contemporary" category, you are destined to feel allured towards purchasing a Weaver Story Banarasi silk lehenga. Here are a few of the many exquisitely handcrafted classic Banarasi brocade lehengas you can add to your stunning wardrobes now.

1. The Yellow Banarasi Lehenga

A  Yellow Banarasi Lehenga is one of the most extraordinarily appealing masterpieces in the world. Especially when it comes to weddings, the Yellow Banarasi lehenga is often considered the first pick of the bride for her wedding trousseau due to the rich design, resemblance to the Indian heritage, and cultural significance of the color.


The Yellow Pure Katan Silk Meenakari Banarasi Lehenga with Corset Blouse and Organza Dupatta is an enticing Banarasi brocade lehenga that is fated to make you stand out from the crowd. The Banarasi Lehenga is richly decorated with intricately crafted zari jaals in floral and leaf motifs.

Bold and Bright yellow banarasi lehenga beautifully crafted with intricacy of Meenakari design. Lehenga is finished with broad bold border in the metallic gold shade.This handcrafted Banarasi masterpiece can be paired with a statement gold-plated Necklace Set set adorned with emeralds, along with green beads and timeless pearl hangings.

2. The Pink Perfection

Unconventional brides make unconventional choices even when it comes to their wedding-day outfits. Modern-day brides take a keen interest in knowing every bit of the fabric and want everything simply perfect, right from the craftsmanship to the captivating design and fit of the Banarasi Bridal Lehenga. Adding her quirky twist remains an inevitable element for the outfit.


This is when an extraordinarily appealing masterpiece such as the Pink Meharaab Jaal Handloom Pure Katan Silk Banarasi Lehenga with Organza Dupatta and Blouse comes to the rescue. The dazzling pink Banarasi lehenga is a quirky twist in itself.

This lehenga is the perfect blend of traditional and contemporary, making it a perfect pick for millennial brides. The bright pink-coloured pure Katan silk lehenga features an exquisite expanse of the incredible Meharaab jaal made using the mesmerizing gold zari impressively handcrafted all over its surface. The eye-catching pink satin blouse it comes with complements its elegance. The Organza Dupatta, when paired with this lehenga set, will make you look drop-dead gorgeous. All in all, the tone-on-tone regal ensemble will be your perfect pick if you desire a dreamy walk down the aisle. The best part of investing in a masterpiece like this is that you can later use it as a party wear Banarasi Lehenga and slay through many more events on your calendar.

3. The Timeless White Lehenga

A white Banarasi silk lehenga is truly the epitome of elegance and something every bride once dreamed of dressing in. With its timeless appeal, royal aesthetic, and unrivalled charm, everything about a white Banarasi lehenga is worthy of the admiration it receives. A bride who loves the classic colour white and looks for a traditional Banarasi lehenga choli must add the Handloom White Mughal Jaal Pure Katan Silk Banarasi Lehenga with Gotta Work Zardozi Dupatta and Blouse to her wedding trousseau.


Inspired by the imperial closets of the royal queens and princesses of the Mughal empire, this captivating white Banarasi lehenga is thoughtfully crafted to give you the royal look you could only dream of. Write your twirling tale by wearing this timeless white masterpiece for your wedding day. 

Mesmerize everyone around you with the white-coloured pure Katan silk lehenga that is richly decorated with Mughal jaal made using gold zari all over its expanse. The Chanderi silk blouse as well as the Organza Dupatta —this work of art comes with an alluring expanse of Gota border and zardozi work all over. To add the "extra" to its "extraordinary" aesthetic appeal, pair this heirloom-worthy white Banarasi Lehenga with a heavy gold-plated rani haar and earrings adorning ethereal emeralds for a hint of opulence. To elevate your elegance even more, you can add a bunch of gajra in your braid or bun; you will be all set to steal the show and leave lasting impressions in everyone’s hearts who see you take the heavenly walk down the aisle.

Banarasi Brocade Lehengas are destined to make you look drop-dead gorgeous regardless of whether you are the bride, bridesmaid, or a simply elegant woman looking to drape herself in elegance for a festive affair. Weaver Story treasures the heritage of looms in its heart and strives to provide you with timeless handloom lehengas you can wear on several special occasions. Explore our website and dive right into the world of magical twirling tales.

Author: Simran Shaikh