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What to Wear to a Destination Wedding

What to Wear to a Destination Wedding

While weddings are always fun, add the word ‘destination’ and the excitement level goes to a whole new level. With an exotic location thrown in, who wouldn’t be thrilled with a wedding AND a vacation? Whether you’re planning a destination wedding for yourself or attending one, there are some key pointers to keep in mind to keep things stylish. With all the different activities involved, it’s important to keep your suitcase packed with trendy, yet comfortable, pieces.

Read on to find out our tips on attaining the perfect style for an upcoming destination wedding.

Sightseeing
If the couple has chosen a beautiful historical city as their wedding venue, there’s bound to be some sightseeing involved. Opt for comfortable garb, like a chic cotton or linen kurti. Avoid heavy fabrics, as you will want to remain cool, calm and collected for all the walking involved. A bright hued kurti would be perfect for the wedding festivities.

At the Beach
A seaside destination wedding also calls for some fun on the beach! However, since you’re a part of the wedding posse, you cannot simply don your casual fare. Be a trendsetter in a colourful printed kaftan dress with embellished flat sandals. This flowy outfit will not only look gorgeous, but will also allow your skin to breathe. Finish off your look with a highlighter for that perfect dewy skin.

Cocktail Party
No wedding is complete without a cocktail party! This is your chance to go all out in a luxe gown. Choose a full-length gown for drama and an air of mystery. Sheer gowns are all the rage these days, so pick one in a colour that suits your skin tone and pair it with a bold lip colour. If you are the bride, stand out from the crowd in a full-skirted gown, in a powerful shade like red.

Wedding Ceremony
Brides, make sure your wedding trousseau is in sync with the exotic locale. Skip the traditional, heavy bridal lehenga and pick an outfit in a lighter, fresh colour-scheme. Look radiant in a sparkly lehenga in pastel hues like baby pink or peach. As for friends of the bride, go with the same ‘light’ theme and drape a beautiful net or lace saree in a bright colour.

We hope you enjoyed our tips on dressing up for a destination wedding! Just keep this in mind while you pack and you’ll be all set to make heads turn. Don’t forget to have some fun!