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The Admiration of Bridal Lehengas

The Admiration of Bridal Lehengas

Bridal Lehengas

While the saree is a very popular garment for Indian brides the lehenga is also equally beloved amongst Indian brides.

The bridal lehenga is extremely popular in most of India. The lehenga and choli is the preferred bridal garment for young brides in India. This demand for bridal lehenga choli inspires Indian designers to constantly thrive to create high fashion bridal lehenga choli ensembles. Most brides and their family are willing to pay a fortune for designer lehenga choli for their wedding day. A bridal lehenga is genrally accentuated with embellishments such as stonework, patch work, lace and Gota Patti while gold in silver thread embroidery techniques like resham, and zari and zardosi are also extremely popular.

The bridal lehenga is traditionally available in customary colors like red, crimson, maroon, pink and shades of pink. These embroidery and embellishment techniques serve to accentuate the aesthetic appeal of the lehenga. In most cases designer Lehengas for women that have been embroidered and embellished using after crafts and techniques tends to be quite expensive but its aesthetic appeal more than makes up for the steep price. In many cases bridal Lehengas serve as family heirlooms and is passed down through generations from the mother of the bride to the bride. This is surely indicative of the importance and cultural significance of bridal Lehengas.

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The most modern trend in wedding Lehenga

The most modern trend in wedding Lehenga

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Indian long-established wear is of several kinds. You have sareessalwar kameez and the ever favourite lehengas. In an Indian wedding, the women of the family can even spend months deciding what to wear. However, the most time consuming and difficult decision to make is the bride’s wedding dress. She is the centre of attention and her outfit is what matters the most. For an Indian bride, especially the north Indian bride, the favoured bridal outfit is lehnga – a combination of long skirt (lehenga), blouse (choli) and stole (dupatta).

So what are these latest trends in lehengas? Well, until a few years ago contemporary was in and now traditional lehengas suddenly seem to be in demand. Thanks to movies and television shows, Indian brides are choosing to go all out traditional when it comes to choosing their bridal lehengas.

A lehenga usually is a full pleated skirt in colours like orange, pink, red, maroon, green and yellow. The cut of the blouse (choli) has been modernised and you have everything from tight fighting corsets to bikini patterned tops. The blouse can also be backless or with strings, adding glamour to an otherwise traditional outfit. Halter necklines and strapless blouses are also in trend.

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