Bridal Dress- what to wear on a Destination Wedding?
India is a country of Traditions and Diversity. Each religion, state and culture has a unique & diverse tradition & ritual, which in turn inspires the various Wedding outfits. Wedding outfits in India are created with a huge pomp and galore. Be it a Gujarati Panetar or Punjabi Bridal Kameez, South Indian White & Gold Kanjeevarams, Maharashtrian Nav-wari or Bengali silk Saree. They all have their share of heavy embroidery, kasab work, gold work, voluminous drapes and stiff materials.
However Brides, now a days, are looking for more of a contemporary version of the traditional attire which are quick to drape, easy to wear and comfy to carry. Thus there is an increase in demand of designer lehengas by assorted bridal designers like Tarun Tahiliani, Shyamal Bhumika, Manish Malhotra, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.
With the onset of Destination weddings today’s bride-to-be are opting for a more of a contemporary version of the ethnic Bridal dress to suit up to the location, setting and their personal style while selecting their Bridal outfits. Our Couture designers thus, year after year, present us with various trendy, comfortable and tweaked up ethnics that vibrate the sentiments of Today’s Bride to be!
If you are a Bride- to – be already on the entourage to your bridal shopping, wondering what to buy for a contemporary destination wedding?? Look no far!! We have a list of trendy designer outfit’s that you can pick for various destination weddings. Be it a Beach Wedding, Cruise Wedding, Palace Wedding, Temple Wedding or Wedding at Historical Monuments.
Beach Wedding: Beach outfits are supposed to be light and breezy. Free flowing gowns, aqua colors, Swarovski crystals and minimal embroidery comprise of an ideal beach wedding gown. Designers such as Shehla Khan & Jyotsana Tiwari cater to the sensibilities of a new generation care-free bride. Their outfits are a fusion of Indian meets Western with Ball Gown inspired lehengas in soft colors, materials like Net & Georgette, tulle skirt, floral prints, pastel colors and delicate embroidery.
(First Shehla khan Spring summer 2014 lfw, Second Jyotsana Tiwari Summer Resort 2014 LFW)
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Cruise Wedding: Cruise weddings are supposed to be stellar weddings. Outfits that work in the day as well as night are best option for cruise weddings. Colours that compliment you and the ship interiors are best option for a cruise wedding. Glitter and Glam look perfect while you take your vows below the twinkling night over the seas with Swarovski crystals embedded in your gown. Here are few of our outfit picks for a cruise wedding. Vikram Phadnis Gold gown, Payal Singhal Sheer retro outfit & Shehla khan ethereal lehenga.
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Palace Wedding: Palace weddings are Royal, thus your outfit needs to reflect grandeur and Royalty. A princess of fables themed outfit with voluminous drapes and rich colours goes perfect with the palatial backdrop. Few of the Indian designers who design royalty in the literal sense of fashion are Sabyasachi, Abu Jaani Sandeep Khosla & Manish Malhotra, and Shyamal & Bhumika. Trust them for bringing in rich textures and mesmerizing hand-work in colours that symbolize royalty. Check out Tarun Tahiliani Bridal collection red & fucisia pink lehenga, Sabyasachi saree, Manish Malhotra net lehenga & Abu Sandeep Gold & Black Gown.
I hope these collections have given you an insight into what you can opt for while deciding your Bridal Trousseau for a destination wedding. You can also check our post about various types of Destination Weddings in India to know more about how to go about this innovative concept. Keep reading you guys!!