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Bridal Wear of India

One of the most important days of a woman's life is the day she gets betrothed. This is the day when the bride has all eyes on her! It is a given that she would want to look her best on this particular day and so it should be. Irrespective of cast, creed or religion, every woman nurtures this desire. After all, a marriage is a wonderful union that will determine the quality of the bride's life away from the loving care of her parents, as she steps into her husband's home to be the homemaker.

Significance of Bridal Wear

A wedding is not only a union of two people but also their families. In earlier times, the union was between businessmen or two countries claiming peace. So the event comprises much fanfare and grandeur. Thus it is only right that the bride looks her stunning best at her wedding. A woman's most coveted dream is to have all eyes on her on her most awaited day in life.

Over the years, brides continue to dress in a way that best describes their social status - always the most fashionable, with the richest and intricate embroidered materials money can buy. The less monetarily-gifted settle for ready made gowns available according to one's budget.

It is natural that the wedding guests be judgmental about the material and overall appearance of the Bride as it reflects the social standing and the extent of the family's wealth. Today, there are bridal dresses available in all prince ranges and to fit the taste of every individual. Bridal wear also is a fashion victim as it changes in accordance with the latest trend.

Choosing the Right Bridal Wear

In western countries, to-be brides opt for colors such as white or blue. White signifies virginity, and was thus chosen as the bride's colour ages ago. But off late it is acceptable to choose your own custom made outfit. The color black is avoided as it is considered to be the color of mourning.

In our country and in the eastern countries like China and Vietnam they choose the color red as it signifies good luck and auspiciousness. Nowadays, though, it is common to see light cream colored saris with red or gold heavily embroidered borders. People who can afford to splurge can appoint a designer to make them a custom-made bridal outfit.

Also the choice of bridal wear is a very elaborate decision as it must compliment the skin tone of the bride. The jewellery, make up and hair-do must all be in accordance with the bridal outfit. Also, the bridal dress must stand out in the crowd and compliment the bride. The choice of bridal wear is important as it must look attractive in the wedding photographs as well.

It is utmost necessary that the bride looks perfect and not too gaudy or underdressed. So picking the right bridal wear is as important as picking the right life partner. Often wedding planners tend to care of this as well. But if you do not hire a wedding planner, it is recommended that you look at a few places before making the final decision.

After all, with the blessings of God, marriages are a one time affair and one must make sure that it is one of the most enjoyable affairs of life. So why not start by picking the right outfit and stun everyone who sees you in daily life as a "plain jane" and keep them gaping at your transformation! And at the same time, make your life partner proud of his most priced possession.

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