As December approaches, the wedding season begins and the collection for bridal wear is vast. Sarees are life savers for weddings. Options for fabric, prints and patterns are always available. Here are some of the best bets so that you can look your best.
- Patli Pallu which translates to Half- Half saree. It is gold embroidered and has a golden Banarasi silk blouse. Style your hair and add some pearl accessories to minimalize your look. It is a perfect look for bridal wear. The best fabric for Patli Pallus is Georgette.
- Georgette and Net are popular saree fabrics. Paired with a silk blouse, your look is complete. Don’t forget the chunky accessories which can be used to jazz up the outfit. Sea green and navy blue is an elegant combination for a bridal sarees.
- Banarasi silk used as a blouse, georgette and jute combinations for a saree stitched with net in a pale cream and pink colour looks beautiful for your D-day. The gold border on any kind of saree changes the entire outlook. Accessorized with diamond studs and jewelled slippers can make any and every bride drop dead gorgeous.
- Full sleeved blouses, cropped at the waist or navel, with a full saree embroidered with floral outlines and made of net, georgette, lace in pink, dark green and white is a patterned mix. This is different from the traditional sarees worn and can be worn as both a short pallu or dhoti styled.
- Velvet saree fabrics paired with a Georgette blouse in a half and half saree with a gold border again is super trendy and ravishing. The colours used can be purple, silver and looks beautiful when embellished with sequins or mirror work. Slightly heavier than most other patterns, but yet incredibly beautiful; it’s a popular choice for blinging wedding events.
- Red is that one colour which suggests the term wedding in bright bold letters. Red and cream or red and gold is one of those colour combinations that can never be forgotten. Its beautifully embroidered pallu and its thinly weaved Patli makes for the perfect wedding attire. Gold bangles and earrings add that perfect bejewelled feeling to a heavenly attire. Georgette and net fabrics are preferred.
- Peach, pink and blush fuchsia are loved by most women. Lilac borders and pink sarees is another charismatic look which is made of materials like velvet, silk and net to feel purely luxurious.
- Art silk is a relatively new fabric meant for saree blouses. When teamed with georgette, layered with embroidery and stitched in navy blue and pink; it is truly divine as a creation. Chunk jewellery adds the snazzy vibe here.
- Black and gold, black and silver, sleeveless gold blouses or full sleeved black blouses with a gold saree can never go wrong. Though it is unconventional to be born for a wedding, it is your day at the end of it. The choice is up to you though the right kind of accessories, slippers, and add-ons must be adorned perfectly. Brocade as a blouse fabric can be another option. Georgette sarees are always welcome.
- Satin sarees for winter wear is ideal and gives a luxurious feel to even a plain netted blouse. Sheer lace can be added to the sleeves with emblazoned golden thread to enhance the saree design.
- Raw silk for a blouse along with silk for a saree is luxuriant and heavy, but worth the effort and price. It’s unique and pure as a fabric.
The types of sarees are plenty and the right choice of fabric, material, patterns and prints are crucial to perfect the look. Motifs like ethnic leaves, flowers, warli designs and more are crucial elements in design.