The great thing about Indian weddings is that it is so full of colour and glitz which gives you the opportunity to wear your best clothes and flaunt your desi look. However the large number of options available leads to confusion, thus leaving us with the question, ‘what should I wear to an Indian wedding as a guest’? We have presented a comprehensive guide to help you pick the best of clothes and look put together and stylish.
What Clothes You Should Wear?
Indian weddings are a gala affair and it is very important to keep everything bright and colourful. There are endless number of silhouettes to pick from such as capes, sharars, dhotis, cigarette pants, jackets, crop tops, palazzos, high low kurtas, anarkalis, straight cut suits and sarees etc. You can choose different options according to your taste, size and preference. Some of the most preferred options are:
Sarees have been there for time immemorial but these days plenty of new designs are available to make it easier for you to choose the one according to your taste. There are net sarees, silk sarees, designer sarees, pre-stitched sarees and many others. Get one in colours such as magenta, pink, blue, sea green etc. to look stylish. Dhoti sarees are the latest craze and offers a modern take on the traditional outfit. So if you don’t want to wear saree because you find it old fashioned you can opt for dhoti sarees and appear fashionable.
- Anarkali suits
Anarakali suits are so popular that it is impossible to imagine weddings without them. Available in a vast variety of styles, colours and fabrics, they are perfect to amp up your traditional look. Choose one with embroidery and embellishments to look ravishing and enjoy the wedding. Anarkali gown with embellished jackets also look stylish and is perfect to be worn to a wedding.
Capes happen to be one of the latest trends. It is not only stylish but perfect to be worn in a wedding. Opt for light colours such as pink or green and rock the wedding look in style. Moreover, you can have different looks by pairing it with lehengas, dhotis, palazzos etc. Opt for a long cape and team it with churidaar for a unique and elegant look. Capes can also be teamed with gowns and gives the desired look which is both traditional and chic.
- Dhoti Pants
If you want to try out a new silhouette this wedding season, go for dhoti pants. They are back in fashion and can offer varied looks if styled properly. For instance you can wear it with peplum tops, crop tops, long embroidered jacket, with cape as well as with sarees. Present a different look this season with your amazing style and don’t be surprised when people rush to you for style tips.
- Salwar suit
If, however, you want to keep things simple salwar suits come as a great option. Choose nice colours with embroidery to make sure that it doesn’t appear too simple for a wedding look. You can further add accessories such as earrings and tika etc. to take your look to the next level. Instead of the salwar suit combination, you can also opt for long straight cut kurta and team it with a lehenga or long skirt for a different look. Go for contrasting hues for an elegant look.
Coulours You Should Avoid Wearing At An Indian Wedding
Although there are plenty of options to pick from always make sure that you opt for something in bright colour when dressing for an Indian wedding. Stay away from colours such as black and white as they do not match the happy vibe of a wedding. Red should also be avoided as this colour is usually reserved for the bride.