Mehndi, also known as henna is a popular tradition when it comes to the Indian wedding culture. The mehndi ceremony especially held for the bride has a lot of cultural significance as well. It is popularly believed that “darker the color of the bridal mehndi, greater is the husband’s love for the wife”. These days, brides are opting for trendy and minimalistic mehndi designs for both hands and feet. In earlier times, most brides just paid attention to detail to the Mehendi designs for their hands, but now the situations have changed. Brides these days, pay equal attention to their feet Mehendi designs and there are multiple options to choose from. Here are some of the most trendy feet mehndi designs that you can check out for bridal mehndi:

Jaali/Veil Design

This is one of the most popular and trendy designs used by brides on both hands and feet. It looks equally gorgeous on the bride’s feet as well and you should definitely check out this design if what you are looking for is a combination of minimalistic and traditional mehndi designs. There are many ways in which a jaali design can be incorporated in the mehndi design. You can combine it with other designs that include flowers as the combination of the jaali and the flowers is a hit among the brides of today. Personalize your jaali or veil by adding the initials of your name and the groom’s name as well. The wedding hashtag also makes for a great personalization idea for this design as it can be included as a part of the design itself.

Jaali/Veil Design

Minimal Mehndi Design

The millennial brides of today prefer minimalistic designs on their hands and feet as it not only saves time but also looks grand and graceful. If you too are a modern bride not wanting to spend hours sitting and getting mehndi applied to your hands and feet, you can go for a minimal mehndi design that will cover some part of your feet, leaving the rest bare. This is especially a preferred trendy feet design for brides who feel that either their bridal footwear or the bridal lehnga will anyway end up hiding their feet for most of the wedding ceremony. From a simple mandala to the design just at the sides of your feet, from scattered but is to the Mehendi applied just at the fingers, there are various options for brides who choose to go minimal.

Minimal Mehndi Design

Intricate Mandalas

Mandalas are considered to be very auspicious and said to represent the circle of life. As an art form, a mandala is considered to bring about peace and calm to the person who is drawing it. Similarly, as a part of a mehndi design, a mandala is a sign of a peaceful journey for the bride and groom. If you believe in the power of mandalas, it might be a great idea to get an intricate mandala design for your feet. While it takes a while to apply mehndi in an intricate pattern, it looks modern and minimalistic. You can also add borders to the mandala by getting detailed patterns or flowers added to the border of your feet.

Intricate Mandalas

Customized Mix Design

Many mehndi designs these days are a unique mix of modern as well as traditional motifs and styles. Such designs are usually a mix of flowers, leaves, peacock feathers, and other traditional motifs like elephants, combined with names, hashtags or portraits of the couple getting married. If you like detailed and heavy mehndi designs, this is the one you should go for.

Customized mix design

Floral Mehendi Designs

Another popular Mehendi design is the floral designs, from tiny but is to big flowers, these designs are a big hit amongst brides to be. You can never go wrong with floral, the flower mehndi designs are traditional and modern at the same time. Tiny roses added within the jaal,  the design where the flowers are used as fillers or the Mehendi design predominantly is just flowers, there are so many options for you to choose from.

Floral Mehendi Designs

Sole Mehndi Designs

A super unique and interesting Mehendi design is the one that is made on the other side of the feet, i.e the sole. Many modern brides are opting for such mehndi than the usual as designs that are made on the side of the part face up. From OTT to minimal, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to such designs. This is not the most practical choice as it takes a little longer for it to dry and there will be movement restrictions, but it looks super pretty in photographs.

Sole Mehndi designs

Personalized Mehndi Designs

In recent times, brides have started to get a personalized mehndi done at their wedding. Some choose to get their love story incorporated in the design while some include elements that they totally love. Adding the wedding hashtag, the portrait of the groom, or maybe your parents, some quotes and verses, or your favorite cartoon character are some ways to personalize your Mehendi. There are endless possibilities for you to get the Mehendi for your special day customized and personalized with designs that are important to you and that define you. After all, it’s your wedding and your special day, you get to choose what matters to you and hold importance in your life.

Personalised mehndi designs

Elaborate Mehendi Designs

For brides who like to go OTT with their Mehendi designs chooses to get such elaborate designs. The Mehendi design that usually goes up to the knees, has a lot of different designs, from jaali to florals and everything in between. In some cases, brides also get parts of the wedding ceremony etched on their feet. When going for an elaborate Mehendi, one can easily incorporate a lot of different patterns, with a mix and match of different designs.

Elaborate Mehendi Designs

So, which one would you choose for your wedding?

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