Winter weddings are magical. As we think of winter months, the first thing that comes in our mind is a rich ornate lehengas and heavy jewellery. Nowadays we get to see brides experimenting with their looks to the fullest. This is the season to embrace volumized silhouettes, embellishments, and embroidery in dark elegant hues to gold and ivory.
To all the winter brides out there – you may have chosen the perfect colors for your winter lehengas and the perfect bridal jewelry to complement them, but there is always the one question-How can you keep warm in those stylish wedding outfits while dealing with those chills? Read along to check out the game-changing tips you need to know for planning your winter wedding…
Fabric is the heart and soul of a garment. With time, designers have experimented with various fabrics and textures. When thinking about a winter wedding ensemble – silks, velvets, brocades and khadi cottons are perfect fabrics in their organic forms.
Embellishments And Embroideries
A traditional royal-inspired embellishment is embroidery or thread work on a lehenga, adding on old-world elegance to the attire. The seamless magic of the finest embellishment techniques such as Zari, Gota, Zardozi, Chikankari and Aari work forms a strong foundation for the wedding collection. Embroidery & embellishments are details that multiply the beauty of any outfit.
Opt for a double dupatta instead of a single one. This will also add elegance and will give you the liberty to play with the look of the drapes. Adding length to those short sleeve blouses, don’t worry long sleeves will not be boring, they will add an exquisite charm and make your arms look slimmer. There are different kinds of sleeves length and styles you can choose from and give it a modern look by adding embellishments to them. Opt for capes and jackets over your outfits for a trendsetting look. Or you can wear a caped blouse for your saree or a jacket over your lehenga set to stand out as a bride and also keep the chills under control.
Make your winter wedding a Pinterest board-worthy affair with these color palettes! Opt for warm and deep colours if it is an evening event like burgundy, forest green and deep forest greens, burnt orange, metallics, and purple for your evening affair. For the day, colours like red, gold, pink and ivory would add to the royal palette.
Dress For The Occasion
Mehendi – as it is a fun and joyful event, go for minimal and lightweight options. Vibrant colours, flowy lehenga, or a sharara romancing in organza or silks.
Sangeet – for a blingy dance night, opt for a shimmery and shiny embroidered lehenga for the lens to capture all your eye-glittering twirls.
Cocktails – ditching the traditional Indian attire and bringing out the edgy silhouettes. Think of gowns embellished in modern silhouette, pre-draped sari adding a sexy twist to the quintessential six yards of grace or a skirt with jacket or cape.
Wedding – trends may come and go, but a classic bridal look will remain evergreen with intricate traditional zardozi embroidery aari, zari, dabka, gota patti, applique and thread work that will be cherished forever.
Reception – indulge in Banarasi drapes, dramatic gowns, and rich ornate lehengas for a statement look.
The above tips for your stunning bridal outfits will not only make you look absolute stunner but also save you from the breeze and chills of winter.