Its Indian wedding season guys! I know most of you all who are soon to be hitched is super excited and confused at the same time about what to wear on your much awaited big day. Weddings in India are filled with glitz and glam. They are bright, cheerful and filled with traditions and happiness.
Consequently, the line-up of the wedding events includes traditional ceremonies – specific wedding rituals as well as westernized events such as cocktail parties, pool parties and grand receptions with multi-tiered cakes. Having so many events in the plate it is very difficult and confounding to decide upon the outfits which you will be wearing at those events.
Well, I have done small homework on the different Indian wedding outfits which are trending and pretty popular among the peeps. This might help you to sort your thoughts.
Everyone is going crazy about Anarkali Salwar Kameez and Shararas Suits, as it has the gorgeous appeal they offer to the wearer. Since ancient times, these outfits have kept both the luxury and royal admire alive with them. They are perfect outfits for Indian wedding events like Haldi, Sangeet and Mehendi functions. These outfits look playful and elegant and provide great comfort.
There has been a massive transformation given to these Anarkalis and Shararas suits in the form of styles, cuts, and designs and the same are enhanced with a variety of embellishments to make them look more appealing.
These lehengas have been ruling the market for quite some time now. These lehengas have their very own elegance. It makes the bride look like a princess. These monotone lehengas are enhanced with colorful and glistening embellishments making them look appealing. With the right choice of jewelry, you are great to go!
Bold Floral Lehenga:
Uff! These lehengas with bold crowded floral motifs embroidered with combinations of embellishments all over the ensemble. It’s just what exactly you need this wedding season. They are chic, gorgeous and what not. Recently we have seen Deepika Padukone in Sabyasachi floral lehenga at her wedding reception which looked amazing. So ladies choose floral lehengas to look trendy and playful.
I love these lehengas. Manish Malhotra is one of the first designers to bring this bridal fashion trend to India. They are scintillating and they look grandeur makes the bride look stunning like a diva. These lehengas are perfect for cocktail parties or wedding receptions, as they light up your look with their charming appearance.
Red has always been the go-to-color for most of the brides for generations. Today you can find a variety of red color lehengas in elegant designs and patterns. They come in different types of fabrics like raw silk, Banarasi Silk, Georgette, etc. It’s embroidered with beautiful embellishments like zardosi, cutdana, pearl, resham, stonework. You can find these lehengas in different embroidered designs like floral, foliage, paisleys, etc. They are complemented with pretty and heavy embroidered dupattas. These lehengas can be chosen for wedding or reception functions.
These long floor length gowns are a symbol of elegance and grace. They come in different cuts, style, and design. Also, It has different fabrics like georgette, net, Chantilly, silk, etc and are embroidered in intricate detail embellishments. These gowns are the perfect option for engagement ceremony, cocktail party or post-dinner parties.
Beautiful 6-yard drape:
Saree has always been the traditional and very own costume of Indian Wedding. Saree has a special place in the hearts of every Indian woman. Traditional silk sarees like Kanchipuram silk saree and Banarasi silk saree are the popular wedding sarees. They are part of every bridal trousseau. These sarees portray a solitaire presence. Recently many women started to choose these traditional silk sarees as their wedding attire. Make your lifetime cherishable moment a special one by dipping into the regality by draping these amazing traditional silk sarees.
These sarees are embroidered sarees that comes in amazing shades of colors with a variety of fabrics like net, shimmer net, velvet, georgette, stain, etc. It comes with statement borders including heavy embroidered motifs in the borders, ruffles, fringes, etc accompanied. Blouses patterns are like half shoulder blouse, cape blouses, bell sleeves, backless blouses, etc looks appealing and glamorous. Style them with statement earrings or necklaces with sleek hairdo or playful curls to steal the show. These are the best options for engagement ceremony, wedding reception/ dinner functions.
Now, Men, it’s your turn
Men always have a complaint that they don’t have enough options for them to wear for the wedding events. But what if said that there many options equal to women. Many designers have started to bring in more and more of variety of men’s collections.
They are a perfect ensemble to wear on Indian wedding events like engagement ceremony, haldi or sangeeth function. They look super cool and smart and provide great comfort to the wearer. The kurtas can be paired with either straight cut pants or churidar or jeans for a cool look. If you want to add a grand look then you can pair your kurta with a sleeveless jacket embellished, printed or woven to achieve a complete look.
These suits are grandeur, looks more elegant and smart. They are the most preferred outfits for Indian wedding ceremonies. These royal looking sherwani suits come in a variety of fabrics, colors, and embellishments. The sherwani is paired with churidar pants or Peshawar pants. Sometimes also are complemented with embroidered dupattas. You can style this look with layered chains, safes, and mojaris to look apt. So Guys find your best suitable sherwani suits for your special day.
These sherwanis are the result of the fusion of Indian and western cuts and designs incorporated together to make one. In this category, you can find western cuts like asymmetric, drape style sherwanis with Indian embroideries paired with straight cut pants, churidar or Peshawar bottoms. They look stylish and trendy can be worn for engagements ceremony or wedding receptions.
These are the Indian version of blazers made in Indian fabrics and embellishments give western cuts like mandarin collars, double-breasted button fastenings, cross-over plackets, etc and are paired with formal slim fit pants or churidar pants made either in silk or satin fabrics. These cool looking suits are mostly seen worn by many for engagement, sangeet or wedding reception events.
They are western style outfits mostly worn for a cocktail, weddings receptions/ dinner parties. They are made with using lustrous and exclusive fabrics that gives shine and classy touch with different lapels. You can make them look more appealing and interesting by adding statement accessories like collar pin detail, pocket square or pockets chains. Customize these suit to your size and there you are, perfect to go.
I hope this blog has helped you in sorting your thoughts on what to wear to Indian wedding events. If you are wondering where to get the outfits I mentioned above to buy, then I have a suggestion to you all with a one of the popular ethnic wear store which has clothing for both men and women, www.samyakk.com, a online store which showcases an exclusive collections of ethnic wear for both men and women with safe payment options and free shipping service to its national and international (conditions applied) customers. They also have a retail store located in Bangalore.