The Bridal Trousseau Essentials
The season of everlasting love and wedding has arrived. Every girl fantasizes about her wedding from a young age. Her wedding wardrobe shopping tops her to-do list as soon as her wedding plans are finalized. From finding the bridal saree of her dreams to picking up matching accessories, the list never ends. We've compiled a list of the most essential items in a wedding trousseau.
Kanchipuram sarees are always in vogue and have a special connection with weddings and traditions. A few Kanchipuram sarees are a must-have in a bridal trousseau which showcases the legacy of this saree. Rich gold borders and vibrant colours are the defining features of a Kanchipuram Saree. With a plethora of new-age Kanchipuram sarees, you can opt for pastel shades and give them a fresh look. You can also style the saree by pairing it with contemporary blouses like shirts or crop tops with unconventional jewellery pieces. Otherwise, you can opt for the 80s and 90s beautiful trends of puff sleeves, high neck blouses and enjoy the best of both worlds.
Banarasi sarees are a classic and timeless choice. The culture of the region is reflected in its royal brocades, brilliant designs, and rich hues, which are woven with exquisite artistry and nostalgic tales. While traditional jewellery, potli bags are great ways to style a banarasi drape, you can also make your whole look interesting by complementing your saree style statement with a contrasting banarasi woven dupatta for a pop of colour.
Luxurious traditional sarees are an investment. They can be styled and worn in different ways. Choose sarees that can be worn for festivals and occasions that follow your wedding, depending on your cultural background.
Simple yet Royal Sarees
For occasions such as post-wedding dinners and rituals, you can opt for subtle and classy weaves like Soft Silks, Mysore Silks and Raw Silks. You can choose the new era tussar sarees available in block prints, kalamkari or madhubani paintings reflecting the brilliance of this silk. You can accentuate the sheen of your tussar drapes by opting for blouses with handiwork in the back like embroidery, sequins, beads, lace and zari.
Organza sarees are ideal for candlelight dinners and evening celebrations because of their natural gorgeous appearance in pastel palettes. Pair them up with a simple choker and sleeveless blouse, and you are good to go. Chikankari sarees, with their delicate threadwork and ornately designed designs, ought to be in your bridal collection. The absolute elegance and grace that this saree exudes are unmistakable. Pair them with simple white pearls and you are sure to grab some eyeballs.
Salwar and kurta sets are wardrobe must-haves for both special occasions and everyday wear. Simple and elegant salwar suits are available in a variety of gorgeous Indian weaves such as Chanderi, Mangalgiri Cotton, Ikat Patterns, and classic colour combinations. Pick a couple of neutral shade kurtas and dupattas which can be mixed and matched with jeans and leggings. You can accessorize them with simple oxidised silver jewellery
In the moments you hit pause to refresh and rejuvenate yourself, you will need something comfortable and breezy to slip into a state of relaxation. Pick a few kaftans and nightwear sets in warm tones and soothing fabrics.
Jewellery is definitely a girl’s best friend. In India, bridal jewellery has changed significantly, balancing traditional elements with contemporary needs. In addition to the traditional gold jewellery, silver jewellery, studs, jhumkas are a must-have in your treasure chest. Pick a few simple oxidised silver jewellery and ethnic silver jewellery statement pieces which can be worn with both sarees and salwar suits.
Modern brides seemed to have resurrected the romanticism of the bridal trousseau with zeal. Every bride's dream is to have an exquisite bridal trousseau. At Sundari, our Wedding Collective combines ethnic roots with a strong sense of aesthetic innovation. Each cherished trousseau piece tells a narrative steeped in history, culture, and legacy, hand-picked to provide meaning to various ceremonies and showcase the newlywed's grace and elegance.