Saree Styles for the Big Fat Indian Wedding
A big fat Indian wedding is the perfect excuse to explore your prized collection of sarees. Sarees are a versatile pick for just about any occasion. Whether it’s an engagement, sangeet or a Mehendi ceremony, it’s suitable for a variety of events. A timeless piece of tradition, the saree has always been a classic pick that has seen many variations with changing fashion trends. Flaunt a traditional ethnic look with a classic saree or give it a modern twist with a minimalistic one.
A must-have in every bride’s trousseau, a classic saree is the ultimate pick that works well for any ceremony. Experiment with a variety of draping styles, patterns, colors, and fabrics to add a twist to your ensemble at different events.
Check out this quick and easy guide for getting your look right in a saree, to suit the mood of every occasion:
Making a style statement has never been easier or any more comfortable. With the trend that’s taken over the fashion scene, sheer sarees come as a boon to your ethnic closet. Light and comfortable, a sheer saree is as effortless to style as it is to wear. Engagement ceremonies call for a lighter, yet trendy, pick. What better than a sheer lycra saree to match the mood of the occasion? Flaunt your understated style statement with a light, sheer saree at a casual dinner or an evening saree.
Exude grace and panache with luxurious lace. Lace and net sarees are the perfect picks for a soiree or an evening ceremony. Style a chantilly lace saree in blue with chandelier earrings and stilettos for a cocktail party or ace your look for a family get-together in a neutral-toned saree with contrasting embroidery. Hints of turquoise over a pale palette, add a modern touch to this traditional attire.
For a demure yet classy pick for an event in the day, opt for a net saree embellished with pearls and sequins.
Dual Toned Dream
Why settle with one color when you can get the best with a combination of two colors? Whether it’s ombre or a medley of hues, revive your wardrobe with a pop of color. A saree in a varied palette of hues, highlighted with intricate embroidery, is a must-have for the wedding season.
An important tip to remember while styling an embellished saree is to go minimal with accessories. Pick an elegant pair of earrings while keeping your neckline bare. Alternatively, you can opt for a blouse in a solid color to balance the elaborate ensemble.
Classic Handloom Wonder
Handloom sarees are the perfect example of how classics never go out of style. Incorporating unique textures in natural fibers, handloom sarees are a timeless piece of tradition that is still a trend to reckon with. It’s light, sheer quality allows you that much-needed comfort while attending numerous rituals and ceremonies. It’s known for the harmonious balance of colors with a striking border and prints on the body of the sari.
A heavy raw silk saree works well for a celebration while a Chanderi silk saree is a more convenient option for family gatherings and indoor rituals. Another favorite in a bridal trousseau is a Tussar silk saree. Attract just the right amount of attention at a sangeet or a Mehendi ceremony with a versatile Tussar silk saree. The element of the drama lies in the striking borders that blend beautifully with the texture and fabric.
The ultimate pick for the reception is an embellished saree. Resplendent with embroidery and intricate details, embellished sarees are the solution to your wedding wardrobe woes!
Assemble an extravagant look with an embroidered georgette sari. Complement the meticulous zari detailing and applique work on the border with a statement raw silk blouse and simplistic drop earrings. Give your stilettos a miss for a pair of stylish kitten heels or wedges to stay comfortable during the special day!
Those were our favorite picks for the wedding season, tell us how would you like to style this versatile outfit for a wedding. We’d love to hear your views in the comment section below.