Indian weddings are all about celebrations. As the wedding season is around the corner giving a festive feeling. It’s an emotional journey, especially for the bride as she is going to step into a new world. The bride-to-be gets all the attention, for she has to look best on her big day. Those days are gone where brides use to wear typical red saree or lehenga, gaudy makeup, heavy jewelry, with a long garland sitting quietly in a corner. With constant transformations in fashion and wedding styles, the scenario has changed. Every bride not only wants to look different, but comfortable and enjoy her day.
The only chance for a girl who wants to look nicest is her wedding day. It is a great reason to show off, as all eyes are on her. The bride always takes the cake in comparison to the groom when it comes to the outfits. She gets all the chance to spend lavishly on outfits she is going to wear on different functions. It is a perfect event to personalize your attire from a velvety gown, to a traditional lehenga or draping in an unconventional saree, choices are endless.
With a lot of fashion designers in the market and new trends setting in one can get a designer wedding outfit with a fusion of traditional and western look according to their budget and requirements.
So let’s have a look at the list of possible marriage outfits we can select according to function.
The first step of the wedding preparations is the engagement ceremony. It is mostly a small family affair of exchanging vows. The bride can look stylish with contemporary attires for the occasion.
Just imagine yourself in a lehenga with a jacket you can blush on.
The bride looks pretty in a designer Saree Gown.
Impress your Groom in a glamorous green Floor-length Anarkali
Raise the oomph factor with a turquoise blue Sharara Suit in the modern bridal way.
A classy Mustard colour Short Kurti with Dhoti is another option the bride can choose from.
All these styles are comfortable and do not need any kind of draping. You can club them with an embellished clutch and do your hair loose. With minimum makeup and accessories, the bride can steal the show.
The new trend of having an informal cocktail party after a formal engagement party gives one more reason to dress.
The bride gets all the chance to ditch the traditional look. The gowns are a preferable outfit in a wedding cocktail party to set up the ballroom dance on fire.
The bride-to-be can look stunning in an Off Shoulder Ruffled Gown
The guests literally will not take their eyes off if it’s a Fringed Gown.
You can look flawless with a Satin Metallic Silver Long Dress.
Experimenting with some unconventional colors like mauve, violet or grey will make the bride stand out from the crowd. The cocktail night will be a huge affair your dress must match it all. It may create a fashion story as the day ends.
The one function’s outfit the bride postpone to purchase till the very end is the Haldi function outfit. Since you’re aware to get stained with lots of haldi, it’s obvious that you don’t want to spend too much on it. Haldi ceremony being a fun-filled function, girls nowadays are ready to take the chance with some simple but stylish dresses to get the best pictures.
Yellow being always the theme colour for the occasion, the bride can wear a simple floral yellow gown complimenting with a gotta patti pink dupatta.
Yellow and mustard silk or cotton sarees with an embroidered blouse gives an elegant look.
A yellow Patiala suit or Maxi dress is the most comfortable attire for the occasion.
The bride can give a modern touch by donning a layered or a pleated skirt along with a shrug blouse.
An ethnic look with a long Anarkali and Palazzo complimented with a Gotta Patti dupatta can steal the show.
These outfits look awesome with floral jewelry and you will surely be a show stopper.
MEHNDI AND SANGEET
Putting mehndi on your palms, the bride makes an official announcement as she begins her new journey with a life partner. Dress code being the new norm, mehndi and sangeet function gives a chance to the bride to exhibit her fashion tale. With music, dance, and the scent of mehndi all around the function gets a Bollywood look with the bride dressed at her best.
She can go with an offbeat style with Dhoti, Choli, and Jacket perfect for a dance number too.
Colourful Lehenga can be matched with smart options like capes, shrugs, and crop top.
Relaxed Silhouettes and trendy party wear suits are the best options for a mehndi function
One need not carry a dupatta, with these preferences, so your hands are free for applying mehndi and doing your favourite dance steps. So, let the bride be gorgeous and rock the dance floor.
The bride is very emotional as this concluding part of the wedding and she leaves no stone unturned for the ultimate pick of her wedding dress. Since the traditional look rules the reception dress, the bride wants to get full marks on it.
A Saree, Lehenga, Anarkalis, Gowns are most of the options the brides choose.
But some opt for fusion outfits to go for unconventional ways like a blue embroidered desi ball gown or a corset lehenga saree.
From the favorite red color to an unconventional orange the New-gen brides are ready to experiment with different color combinations, patterns, and styles since it’s going to be the most memorable day of her life.
Receptions are mostly a night affair. So choosing the right color combinations is very important. It should match your skin tone and also give you a great comfort level since you have to be active and interact with the guests. You can also coordinate your outfit with the groom so that you both can stand out as a couple.
The above recommendations must have given you an overall idea about the latest trends in bridal dressing.
Happy Wedding to all the brides to be.