Wedding Trousseau: A Complete Checklist of Indian Dresses
Every Indian bride-to-be dreams of an ideal wedding trousseau, complete with all the must-have Indian designer dresses.
An ideal bridal trousseau must have a good collection of Indian sarees, anarkali suits, salwar kameez and designer lehengas. Apart from this, a bride-to-be will require accessories, footwear and make up products. Actually, the list is never ending!
If you are a soon-to-be bride and don't know where to start and are feeling overwhelmed, fret not! Here is a complete checklist of Indian designer dresses that you need to include in your bridal trousseau.
Stunning Anarkali Suits
An anarkali suit looks flattering and hence makes for an ideal outfit for a new bride to wear. You must have some stunning anarkali suits to wear soon after the wedding as a new bride. You can have anarkali gowns in different fabrics such as georgette, silk, net, chiffon, rayon and velvet.
Red, plum, orange, peach and pink are a few shades that you can pick, they will also help to enhance your glow.
This plum embroidered anarkali suit is perfect for a new bride. It's crafted from georgette fabric that lends a flattering silhouette and is perfect to get amazing compliments. It's available on the Like A Diva website.
Different Types of Sarees
An Indian sari is not just an outfit rather it embodies our rich culture. And this makes traditional Indian sarees the most essential part of a bridal trousseau. There are several types of fabrics and styles of sarees that you can pick as per your liking.
Banarasi silk, sequin embellished saree, tie-dye saree, Kanjeevaram, Bandhani, Chanderi, hand-embroidered saree, Paithani, satin, gota patti, lace work saree, printed saree and party wear saree are a few popular choices for brides-to-be.
If you like your saree look, then you can buy 8-9 drapes but if you are not a saree person then pick a lesser number of sarees and more anarkali suits, salwar kameez and other styles.
This red handloom weaved Banarasi silk saree is ideal to complement a new bride. The luxurious drape is woven with circular zari motifs all over along with a zari border. It features tassel detailing at the end of the pallu. The ensemble is completed with a matching silk blouse featuring zari bordered sleeves.
As a newlywed, you must have a few lehengas in your wardrobe for festivals or to attend family functions. Try selecting lehenga choli embellished with zari, gotta patti and sequin detailing. Colours that you can go for include red, pink, magenta, purple and plum.
This striking red lehenga choli in georgette is available at Like A Diva. Intricately embroidered with zari and accentuated with gotta patti work, this will surely make the new bride dazzle in it! The ensemble is completed with an exquisitely embroidered georgette blouse and bordered striped georgette dupatta for a chic look.
Sharara suits are in trend these days and the fabulous style is here to stay. If you are a modern bride, you can go with a fusion outfit like this mustard and maroon sharara suit in silk. It features a printed peplum top teamed with flared sharara style georgette palazzo pants and nazneen dupatta to complete the ensemble.
A few stylish salwar kameez are essential in a bridal trousseau. You can pick a number of different styles of salwar suits such as readymade salwar kameez and chic palazzo suits.
This elegant and bright ready to wear yellow digital print cotton silk palazzo suit is effortless to dress up or down as per the need. The cotton kurti features an amazing digital leaf print. It is paired with matching cotton satin palazzo pants. The ensemble is completed with a matching bordered muslin digital print dupatta.