Tips and Tricks for Winter Bridal Shopping
To all the would-be brides who are getting married this winter, we understand your plight. We know you are worried that not only you need to look absolutely stunning but also need to brave the winter chills. Your wedding night has to be absolutely special and memorable and nobody wants weather conditions to hamper these precious moments. So, let’s get prepared to dress up and look perfect amid the super chilly wintry nights.
This winter is predicted to be chillier than the last few years, and the nights will be especially harsh and dewy. But the positive side of getting ready during the winter is that no sweat, no feeling hot, makeup on point, always. Winter is also the season to embrace brighter colour, heavier work and richer fabrics. From long sleeves to cape blouses, designer necklines to heavier jewellery, winter months are the ideal time to have fun with fashion. Layering up effortlessly and stylishly also look glamourous when done rightly!
What to buy and what not to buy for your winter wedding:
Minimalism is the mantra
This year was all about minimalism, and you can very rightly decide to ditch heavy embroideries and trendy silhouettes. If you are planning not to wear heavy embroidery, yet you obviously want to look gorgeous, you can opt a bridal lehenga like this.
You can magnify your bridal look with a modern, ravishing, lehenga choli. The sequin embellished ensemble makes it a captivating choice.
Or, you can also choose to not to go for red, and rather go for a teal and beige stylish lehenga like this. The cold-shoulder sleeved choli and net lehenga can be paired with matching Kundan jewellery to glam you up on your D-Day.
Choose cool colour palettes for your lehenga
One of the best things about the brides getting married during this season is that they get to chose cool colour tones for their wedding lehenga. We usually do not opt for these colours as these might subdue the look a bit, but in winters these jewel tones shine the brightest.
Brides, how about a wine sequin embellished lehenga like this? Tailored to perfection from premium net fabric, makes it a bewitching choice. Modern brides can attain a look that matches with their persona when this lehenga is paired with cocktail jewellery.
Brides who like to keep it traditional, and don’t want to be too experimental with designs or colours, can play it safe it a typically gorgeous, much-loved colour combination of pink and yellow. You are sure to look stunningly beautiful in this handloom silk lehenga choli with a zari embroidered hem. The choli has stone detailing and tassels. This ensemble is complemented with a dola, jacquard silk dupatta.
Go for heavier fabrics like silks and velvets
The bride can play smart with the material of their bridal outfit. This is probably the only layer of insulation that you will be wrapped in on your wedding night. Go for materials like velvet or silk, that will not only keep you warm, but will amp up your style quotient too.
A beautiful red velvet zari embroidered lehenga like this will fascinate one and all with its added dash of charm. The designer hem with golden zari work, followed till the waistline of the lehenga, makes it a captivating choice. The detailed sweetheart neck, short sleeves with a heavy bordered net dupatta, completes the whole look.
You can also go for a beige and pink embroidered velvet lehenga. The gorgeous lehenga is designed with beautiful zari work across the whole lehenga along with an embroidered velvet blouse to go with it. This ensemble comes with a beautiful jacquard silk dupatta in the same colour, and completes the look.
Pastel colours for the day events
All of us just adore pastel shades, and we get an endearing vibe from those. These work flawlessly for the day events or if you have the wedding at day time.
How about you go for an Indian net Sharara suit like this for the day? The set includes a short, net kurti with detailed floral embellishments and zari work on it. A soft net solid bottom with minimal embellishments and designs on the dupatta, completes the whole look.
Or probably, a light peach lehenga with sequin detailing will be your choice. This lehenga choli comes with a soft net dupatta. The resham, floral embroidered pattern with sequin detailing increases the charm of the ensemble. The choli has a frilly V-shaped neckline that makes this an enchanting buy.
Introduce Banarasi silk and Brocades to rescue you
Two of the most preferred fabrics, especially during winter weddings, are Banarasi silk sarees and brocade lehengas, suits or sarees. Their rich look and feel, and natural warmth (due to the thicker fabric type) are reasons behind these being apt choices.
You can add a hint of style to your natural beauty with this lemon green silk brocade lehenga. It has round neck and short sleeves, and when paired with traditional jewellery, the whole combination is sure to elevate your look.
Or, you can opt for a peachish pink Banarasi saree with gold zari borders like this. This has a floral weaved design and comes with an unstitched blouse piece. This will not only save you from winter chills, but also complete your look and make you look oh so regal!