Indian bridal clothing designs are unique and plentiful, as it differs from one region/state to another. In the north of India, brides prefer lehenga cholis for their wedding day, whereas in the south and in the east, it is the humble Indian saree that plays the protagonist. Today, it is the intricate and ornate craftsmanship on fabric that catches the attention of all fashion admirers, and this is the specialty of Indian bridal outfits that have rich, heavy and elaborate embroidery patterns all over the body. The bridal lehenga choli is one such Indian outfit that every north Indian bride aspires for, to look special during her day of wedding. The elaborate zari/zardosi embroidery pattern on the bodice of the lehenga and on the choli, catches the attention of all traditional fashion lovers that have a deep admiration of Indian craftsmanship on fabric. Bridal outfits are usually red in color as it is considered auspicious, and its variations such as maroon or scarlet, best defines a bridal attire. The sequin, moti, resham embroidery on the fabric, adds to the exquisite and lustrous appeal which is something unique of a wedding dress, especially when it is an Indian wedding. The combination of gold and red brings about a grand look which best describes an Indian bride who is looks absolutely special on her auspicious day.
The Indian Bridal Saree is Special
Weddings in Bengal, Assam and Odisha are special in one aspect, and that is the bridal attire part, which hold a special significance. Bengali weddings are truly special in one way, and that is the Banarasi saree which the bride wears during the day of her wedding and also on the day of reception. It is the ornate and elaborate zari work on the Banarasi sari which grabs the eyeball of all of all fashionistas. The Bengali bride looks exceptionally beautiful in a ‘mandatory’ red Banarasi saree on her auspicious day, and some other color in the day of her reception. Some sarees come in full body zari embroidery, whereas some have occasional thread work patterns that produce a gorgeous appeal. Similarly, in the southern India, it is the Kanjeevaram silk saree that is a ‘must wear’ bridal attire for every Tamil, Telugu or Kannada bride. The rich color combination and the gold borders of this saree, produces a purely traditional look, which is typical of any South Indian wedding attire. In Kerala, it is the Kasavu saree that every bride wears for her wedding day and it features beautiful gold borders on the overall white or off-white fabric. So, you ought to be in a traditional Indian Hindu wedding, to witness the true colors, style and flavors of India.