In a normal year the India Couture Week, an extravaganza of high-end style and bridal wear from the country’s top designers, would have been held in July. That’s when the monsoon season brings cooler temperatures to New Delhi, and when the city’s beautiful and wealthy people return from their European sojourns.
July is also prime wedding-planning season, bringing brides-to-be out of the woodwork, each searching for her dream gown.
More than 20% of Indian brides surveyed in 2018 said they would spend between $13,500 and $27,000 on their weddings. About the same