Wedding Sarees are considered to
be exclusive possessions by Indian women.
It has been associated with women and feminity
for ages. No doubt, it is the first choice
for women as a wedding wear. The essence
and elegance that a saree gives to a woman's
beauty is unmatched and that is the only
reason wedding attire in India is mostly
Wedding designer saree is the most important
day in the life of any woman; therefore,
the wedding garment should ideally accentuate
the woman's beauty, for she needs to be
the cynosure of all eyes on D-day. Weddings
in India have always been elaborate ceremonies
with multiple events and hundreds of people
so the 'look good' factor is naturally associated
with bridal wear.
Designer wedding sarees are rectangular
and a variety of hues and materials are
used to add to its charm. They usually are
six yards in length and they come with accessories
such as a petticoat and a blouse with a
lot of emphasis given on embroidery and
stitching. The design is very essential
for it gives the saree its uniqueness. They
also are known for their exorbitant prices
going up to as high as lakhs of rupees.
Wedding Bridal sarees have all kinds
of work on them like pearls could be stitched;
little mirrors could be attached on to the
sarees. Zari and organza work are very much
popular. Some people want their sarees to
be more intricate in design and hence they
throw in some kundan or works in patch.
Even stone's could be attached if one wants
a dazzling appeal. Zardosi is another renowned
work pertaining to saris.
Indian bridal sarees also have the
reputation of being heavy in weight specially
the 'Banarsi saree' that used to be in vogue
and it was almost ritualistic for a bride
to wear a Banarsi saree on her wedding.
But times have changed; many families opt
for much lighter sarees such as silk and
crepe. Even the patterns on the fabrics
have now become more trendy. Some women
even opt to go with designer bridal sarees
that would be only one of its kind and these
could even come with Swarovski crystals
stitched on the body.
In terms of color Indian families used to
prefer red as the ultimate color for the
Indian wedding saree, to the extent that
the red color came to be associated with
the 'Big Fat Indian Wedding' but now people
have started experimenting with other hues
as well, hence there are two-colored sarees
as well doing the rounds in Indian wedding.
Indian bridal designer sarees are
popular all over the length and breadth
of the country. All regions of the country
have a particular specialty when it comes
to weaving a saree. Eastern India is known
for its "sambalpuri silk", "baluchari",
"bomkai" or "katha". In South India "Mysore
silk", "valkalam" or "kanjeevaram" are hugely
popular. The western part of India has its
own type of sarees such as "bandhani", "lugade"
Indian wedding bridal saree has
been and continues to be admired and loved
by generations of wearers who are enthralled
by it. It really is the embodiment of what
a woman exemplifies in Indian society-grace