Hi every bride to be!! Before you go out shopping for your dream wedding lehenga, there are few essentials you must know.Here are 10 bridal lehenga secrets for the bride-to-be. Always remember these!
TRICKS EVERY BRIDE TO BE NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU SHOP FOR " DREAM WEDDING LEHENGA "
The foremost TRICK
The foremost trick when you start exploring stores is to ask for a sangeet lehenga instead of bridal lehenga,in case if you are not looking for traditional heavy red lehenga. Do it so because the prices automatically goes up,the moment they listen bridal lehenga.The sangeet lehengas will cost you less than bridal lehengas and are as much beautiful and heavy as bridal lehenga.
Summer or Winter Bride ?
You must be thinking how this can make any difference? But baeby weather matters too in deciding your wedding lehenga. If you are a summer bride then go for lighter shades with minimal work and fabrics which can breathe whereas for a winter wedding deep shades with intricate work on heavier fabrics are recommended.
Wear neutral shades fitted tops when you go shopping!
Wear neutral shades like off-white,cream or beige when you’re out to get for your bridal lehenga. Trying the skirt with a neutral shades top is really a great idea. It’ll ease decision taking process for you.It is always a good idea to wear a well fitted denims with a fitted, neutral-coloured top. You’ll get a better idea of the fall and fit of the skirt ,when you wear it on fitted jeans.
Don’t go for anything that’s out of your budget
You know what is your budget,but then also many of you will get tempted by high end designer stores and will step in to the store to have a look at their astonishing bridal collections.After trying beautiful designer lehenga you will not find anything suitable in your budget. You’ll keep on comparing lehengas in any store, with that lehenga which you tried at the designer store. So girls,stick to stores and brandnames who are within your budget range.
Modify it to cut down the price
Loved the lehenga and it is absolutely stunning as if it is made for your dream day?But not in your budget? Do not worry do some modifications and it will be in your budget. In bridal lehenga ,removing a single border also can save you around 10-12 k! If opting for a double dupatta, you can reduce the work on one of the dupatta which will further lower the cost.
Do not follow trends blindly
May be you are a fashionista bride and if not then also you you want everything to be latest in line with current trend.And when it comes to your wedding outfit ,before finally buying it you must have researched a lot on instagram and pinterest. But girls do not blindly follow the latest trends,when you shop for your dream day lehenga. There are styles and shades which are latest and has been showcased by many renowned designer in their bridal collection,but will you feel comfortable in off shoulder lehenga in pastel shade on your wedding day?Always wear something that makes you feel comfortable and beautiful .
Don't neglect Inner Duppatta Lining
I'am sure you will select bridal dupatta having prettiest and most stunning border ever, but did you checked the fall or the inner lining of the border? Yes you read it right !! Dear future bride you must consider it once before you buy because when the dupatta goes on your head, the inner lining becomes visible from both sides of your pretty face.Very wisely choose the the colour of inner linning of the border as it reflects on your face.While bright colours like fuchsia pink,pure bright red or tomato red will brighten up your face,dark hues colours will make it appear dull.
Brides-to-be always look for heavy and intricate work on lehenga skirt and if they like that heavy work on skirt,they probably will pick that in no time, without bothering about blouse.For those who have strict budget for their wedding trousseau, cutting down intricate work on blouse seems to be one option.But girls keep this in mind that in most of your wedding day photographs top half of your body will be captured.In most of the moments captured main focus will be on your blouse and dupatta only.So pretty ladies don't neglect blouse anymore.
Do not trust dazzling store lighting
The dazzling store lighting makes a big difference on colour of the fabric.There will be a significant difference in shade of fabric ,when you step outside under sunlight. Those bright lights either it be yellow white ones,will ditch the exact appearance of the outfit on you.The only sure shot way to know the exact shade of the lehenga is to step out in sunlight.
Do not forget to ask for a lehenga swatch
Ask the shopwala bhaiya to give you a decent sized swatch of the lehenga fabric,once you place your order for bridal lehenga. Don't think that mine lehenga is in traditional red colour and then why do i need to ask for swatch.No matter what is the colour of your wedding outfit but believe me there are too many shades and I bet you'll forget exactly what was yours when you go for your jewellery and footwear shopping. If you don’t want anything to look like a miss match,keep swatch handy.It will definitely help you and your groom to coordinate wedding outfits perfectly.
Be patient while you go for wedding shopping,you may find what you want in the first go, but you’ll know within seconds that " this is it...my dream wedding lehenga ".
Happy shopping pretty girls !!Keep Calm !!