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Our guide to bridal wear for Indian weddings

It is always a breathtaking sight as an Indian bride arrives, bedecked in all her finery! An Indian bride will need a whole trousseau of outfits for the different parts of her wedding, depending on her religion and wedding plans.

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Churidar shalwar kameez

This outfit is popular formal wear in India and Pakistan, consisting of tight-fitting trousers that are crinkled at the ankle, called churidar, and a tunic called a kameez. The ensemble is worn with the traditional scarf known as a dupatta.

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Gharara or sharara

A gharara is a traditional garment worn as wedding attire among Muslim brides in India and Pakistan as it reflects a rich cultural tradition and brings a unique elegance to the bride. The outfit consists of a short, mid-thigh length tunic called a kurti, a dupatta veil and a pair of embroidered wide-legged pants, ruched at the knee so they flare out dramatically. Each leg of a traditional gharara is made from over 12 meters of fabric, often silk brocade.

A dupatta is a long matching scarf that is essential in many South Asian women's dress as a symbol of modesty. A dupatta is also worn over choli or gharara outfits.

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Indo-Western wedding attire

If you and your bride like aspects of both western and Asian wedding attire, why not choose an Indo-Western outfit that brings you the best of both worlds?

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Lehenga choli

Lehenga is a skirt that is worn in traditional Indian dress. Many Indian brides, particularly in urban parts of India, traditionally choose an eye-catching red lehenga heavily embroidered with golden thread or zari and embellished with sequins, mirrors, beads and crystals.

A short or waist length blouse, the choli is usually cropped, allowing exposure of the midriff and navel; the cropped design is particularly well-suited for wear in the sultry South Asian summers. It is worn with a lehenga and dupatta to create the perfect wedding outfit, the lehenga choli.

A dupatta is a long matching scarf that is essential in many South Asian women's dress as a symbol of modesty. A dupatta is also worn over choli or gharara outfits.

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Lancha

A lancha is a heavily embroidered wedding dress for Muslim brides that is worn with a choli and a dupatta. The fabric of the lancha is that of a satin, silk, crepe, net, brocade and chiffon.

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Sarees or saris

A sari or saree is a wide strip of embroidered and decorated cloth, usuallyranging from four to nine metres in length, draped over the body in various styles. It is popular in many Asian countries, including India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The sari is usually wrapped around the waist, with one end draped over the shoulder baring the midriff. The sari is usually worn over a petticoat and a cropped choli blouse. An Indian bride can wear a sari in a wine or ochre shade for her mehndi henna ceremony.

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