A once in a life time opportunity to be a Queen. Pamper yourself to an extravagant collection. Shopping for weddings is a tiring task with a check list and keeping oneself abreast of the latest cuts, wears and jewelry designs.
Trousseau collection goes on to a list of items most importantly the wedding dress, reception party wear, mehendi ceremony, sangeet-dance function, puja day, welcoming the bride function and typical ladies functions. It is advisable to start with simple dresses and pastel hues and then go on to bold, distinguished patterns on the final and other glamorous evening wears.
For a get together before a wedding, a simple kurti and churidar with pearl or silver droplets would be perfect. Choose your hairstyle as a plait or left open and accessories to the minimum of Indian bangles and a little chain. The following functions of mehendi and sangeet is a time for exploration. Go for flowing shararas with heavy dupatta work, a simple maang-tika and keep the make-up low. Keep in mind to arrange for spare wears in case subjected to spoilage owing to henna or ortherwise. The clothes should be voluminous to aid dance programmes and easy sitting.
Choose the D-dress with utmost care. You are the Bride and Queen. Arrange an ace designer, arrange for sittings and invest time to look the best. Bridal beauty packages are great deals too! Communicate both ways to your hairstylist and beautician about the hue and work of the dress inorder to blend well with the nail paint, lip colour and other make up tints. Use intelligent wear to allow you to be in a comfortable posture for the many poses you will be acquiring during the rituals and receiving people. Maroons and red are slowly being replaced by pastels, flame orange, forest rust and princess blue. Be different! Accessorize well and costly designer wears may not always suit you.
Later puja functions can get a little lighter with a open pallu sari and traditional make up and accessories. Look simple and elegant in your new avatar.
Designers these days, offer you a complete bridal package with wide choices. Trial rounds are essential to avoid bloopers. The styles in footwear need to be acquired not compromising on the comfort level. Make sure to wear practice yourself with the footwear to avoid blisters and awkward walking on the special days.