India is a country that is known for its colorful history, religious diversity and rich culture. Every corner of the country celebrates weddings in its own unique style and fashion. People from different religions and regions in India, celebrate the weddings as per their religious norms and traditions and that’s what makes every Indian wedding unique and special.
The wedding attire is an important aspect of Indian marriages. The bride and the groom are attired in the choicest outfits that make them look spectacular. The wedding dresses are different in different regions of the country. Indian bridal wear is renowned the world over for its intricate designs, opulent embroidery, rich fabrics and vibrant shades.
When it comes to traditional Indian attire, the Indian bride has several options to choose from. Whether it is the saree, the lehenga, the salwar kameez or the ghagra choli – the options are aplenty.
Elegant, sophisticated and stylish, the saree is a widely popular choice. Wedding sarees are generally made of rich colors and fabrics and feature opulent designs. The huge mind blowing variety of Indian wedding sarees that are popular across the country includes, Banarasi, Kanjiveram, Zardousi, etc. The 6 yards of fabric is paired with a blouse and long skirt (worn underneath the saree) creating an overall stunning effect.
Another popular wedding attire, a lehenga comprises a long, heavily embroidered and ornate skirt worn with a waist-length blouse and a duppatta. Lehengas are available in a wide range of colors, cuts and fits to suit every kind of taste, personality and budget.
Salwar Kameez –
Mostly worn by Punjabi girls on their wedding day, a wedding salwar kameez comprises a well-fitting, heavily embroidered knee-length tunic, loose pleated pants and an embellished duppatta.
Designer sarees –
The changing trends have brought to the fore designer sarees for women who want a fusion of the traditional and the modern. Bollywood has considerably influenced the way young contemporary women of today dress up for their special day. The designers are coming up with several stylish twists to the traditional saree, which have been very well received. Brides now have several innovative styles to choose from instead of just draping the fabric the traditional way. Also, even though red has always been a favorite wedding dress color, these days girls are experimenting with different shades as well.
Indian wedding dresses mirror the country’s rich traditions and craftsmanship. With so many options to choose from, the Indian woman has no option but to look resplendent on the most special day of her life.