BRIDAL ACCESSORIES FOR INDIAN BRIDES
The venue of the wedding – check, the food and décor arrangements – check, the bridal outfit – check, bridal accessories – still confused? Bridal accessories are often the most ignored part of your wedding trousseau. Read on to know how you can complete your look with the trendiest bridal accessories of the season!
Head pieces complete an Indian bride’s look completely and have been worn since centuries. Delicate and intricate head pieces can completely change and enhance your look. These include;
- Maang tikka: Worn on the parting of your hair, maang tikka is a favorite accessory in weddings. This accessory has been worn since decades by royalties and normal Indian women alike. Not only do they make you look more beautiful, maang tikkas also have a special meaning as they indicate a successful union of two souls emotionally, physically and spiritually. These are available in polka, kundan, antique, diamonds and come in several sizes.
- Matha Patti: This trend has caught up among brides lately as it drastically changes a bride’s look. A Matha patti is similar to a maang tikka; the only difference being that it comes with strings that sit on either side of the head. Just like a maang tikka, these come in various sizes and are available in polka, kundan, rubies, emeralds or Swarovski crystals. These are also available in single tier and multi tier; wherein the number of strings differs.
- Juda Pin: A must-have for every traditional outfit, juda pins look fabulous and distinguish your hair do as well! Choose from a variety of juda pins in various sizes either pearl, kundan or embellished. You can also go for a juda pin with earrings for a graceful look! However, if it your hairdo is a braid, there are several options for braid jewellery as well to enhance the look of your braid.
One of the most important accessory, it is often an overlooked one. It is often a dilemma for brides to choose the right handbag which will match their outfit. It should be kept in mind that the handbag shouldn’t be too huge as it would be a hassle to carry it for hours while you engage in ceremonies. An ideal purse should be big enough to carry your phone, lipstick or tissue. There are a variety of clutch bags that you can choose from such as satin, crystal and velvet in colors like beige, red, pink, maroon, silver to match your bridal outfit. The trend these days are potli bags in bright shades with brocade or gotta work.
After meticulously planning your outfit and jewellery, footwear is another accessory you should never leave for the last minute. The shoes that you wear can completely make or break the outfit that you wear. While the way your shoe look and whether they complement your outfit is the most important factor while buying shoes, you must also ensure that the shoes are comfortable as you are going to be on your toes for a long time. Although strappy shoes with high heels are the most preferred shoes but for those of you who aren’t comfortable strutting in heels, the Punjabi jutti is a great choice too. The ideal colours of bridal footwear are golden, red, silver and white.
It is necessary to maintain a checklist of the accessories you wish to buy for your wedding so you don’t miss out on anything. These accessories enhance the beauty of your gorgeous wedding outfit and therefore should not overpower it. It is also advisable that you go for the most minimalistic designs as less is always more. Selecting the right accessories will drastically transform your look and make you look nothing but a stunning and classy bride.