Indian festivals and rituals are diverse, but the most popular are the wedding ceremony. It is the time of color, fun, and love. And no matter how modern we become we all love to wear ethnic, traditional wear during a wedding. A wedding ceremony includes lots of functions and customs and each custom has its own dress code. A simple colorful salwar kameez is suitable for ‘haldi’ ritual and a gorgeous kurta-churidar goes well with the ‘mehendi’ ritual. Not just a proper dress, accessories, makeup and right footwear complete the style statement.
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The right dress code is the basic rule. You should have a knowledge on what to wear and when. Traditional Indian attire does not include low cut, revealing dresses. Ethnic wear such as saree, Anarkali is the best choice. But nowadays few other options are also available such as:
1. Long kurtas with lehengas
2. Kurtas with palazzos and shararas
3. Asymmetrical drape kurta
4. Jackets with lehengas or shararas
5. Cape with dhoti pant
6. Long cape with churidar.
Choosing the right attire according to the type of wedding you are invited to is a bit confusing. You have to look gorgeous, sober and at the same time appropriate. This is why saree is the most acceptable form of dress that you could wear anywhere. Not just a wedding ceremony, you can opt for saree such as silk, chiffon, Kalamkari, Benarasi, etc. for any types of party. Women mostly prefer to drape a saree because it has lots of varieties in different fabrics and designs. Saree has been a part of Indian culture from a long time.
Another excellent option is the lehenga-choli or an Anarkali suit. They are elegant, suits every age and are intricately designed to go well with a traditional ceremony like the wedding. Draping your Anarkali suit and lehenga with a beautiful dupatta makes the whole attire a lot more graceful.
The modern trend is to go for the simple yet gorgeous look. And an Anarkali or lehenga suit is perfect for it. All you need to do is the team the dress with the right footwear, accessories and minimal makeup. Women of all ages want to look beautiful with a beautiful traditional dress that is fit for a wedding celebration or any other Indian festivals. Bright colors are always suitable for a wedding and not something dull or casual. Black and white should be avoided for they related to sadness in Indian culture.
Above all, it is to be remembered that you must wear something you feel comfortable with. It should not be a casual dress. But make sure you do not wear synthetic fibers during hot and humid weathers; also avoid skin-tight clothes.
Give right attention to your hair, footwear and makeup. Whatever your shape, size or preference is, the choice is endless and you have a great way to flaunt your beauty.
You can do fusion with modern and tradition or you can opt for authentic traditional wear.