Marriages in India are very bright, huge and larger than life. The wedding events are full of fun, rituals and celebrations. The rituals and celebrations continue for several days. Marriages in India are mostly arranged ones, but love marriage is also becoming quite popular. In India, wedding not only means bride and groom tying the knot , but its also a union of two families. An arranged marriage in India, is effectively the result of a wide search by both the girl’s family and the boy’s family. They check for compatibility on various parameters.
Wedding traditions vary across region and caste. Wedding is structured into pre-wedding ceremonies, wedding day ceremonies and the vidaai.
Indian bridal wear is almost same for all the religion and caste. Indian bridal wear comprises of lehnga-choli, saree and salwaar- kameez. Most brides prefer to wear lehnga choli on their wedding day. They wear saree and salwaar kameez on various other rituals like mehndi, sangeet, engagement, haldi , vidaai etc. On the wedding day, the Indian bride dresses up like a princess, she is all decked up with heavy jewelry and beautiful outfits made of rich fabric such as brocade, silk and tafetta. The bridal makeup makes the bride look outstanding.
Let us have a look at some Indian bridal wear
An Indian bride looks awesome in a bridal lehnga. The bridal jewelry completes the look.
Check out the Kundan jewelry the bride wears. The princess necklace and the armlet gives a very ethnic Indian look.
Green and red is an all time favorite color combination that looks good on all Indian Brides. Check out the The fine chikankari work on the lehnga.
Red is the most preferred color when it comes to Indian bridal wear. It is also the most auspicious color in Indian context.
A fish cut skirt teamed with a corset blouse is a contemporary bridal lehnga.
Mauve, Pink, purple, orange and golden are other popular lehnga color choices.
Check out the heavily embellished bridal lehnga the bride wears. Usually with such a lehnga, one should wear light bridal jewelry.
This beautiful red lehnga draped as a saree offers a stylish look.
Once more a green and red bridal lehnga.
Bridal saree comes in fabrics like georgette, chiffon, tissue, brocade, silk, net and tafetta. Usually all bridal sarees are heavily embellished.
A saree is a wardrobe staple among all Indian brides. A wedding collection includes many bridal sarees in different colors, fabrics, patterns and styles.
A saree makes an Indian bride look gorgeous and outstanding.
A beautiful maroon saree with a golden border is an all time hit and always in vogue.
Maroon saree with heavily embellished pallu steals the show.
Check out this elegant saree having some interesting frills at the border.
A simple red and blue combination saree is a perfect choice for family get-togethers.
Red crush fabric saree with polka dots looks beautiful.