February is the official month of love and love surely makes our world go round. And if you have decided to tie the knot this month, it demands a bit of extra lavish. A Valentine bride looks extra radiant, extra vivacious and you can blame it on the touch of love in the air. The wedding trousseau of the bride will definitely contain certain essentials and we will list them for you.
Move over Western wear and embrace the sensuous saree; let the red or the pink saree do the talking. A fluid, flowy drape like a georgette or chiffon is almost a mandate for that special date night before the wedding. And to add to the chic quotient of the saree, give it a caped look. Florals are back in fashion big time, so if you are looking for inspirations, take a hint from the blushing blooms in the sarees.
A cocktail party would be incomplete without a fashion fiesta, and if you are the bride you have every right to outshine everyone. Those who do not want to go Indian all the way, but still want to retain the enticing ethnic charm, can go half-way and opt for the Indo-western or fusion wear. Choose a lehenga gown for instance; it is vibrant and befits the occasion.
There is probably no girl who is not fond of the colour red. If you think, that wearing a red dress would be too cliché, you can always innovate and include a touch of red in your ensemble. Let us tell you how. Choose a red lipstick which complements your skin tone and the outfit. The overall face make up should be lighter as your red lips should have prominence. And if you have opted for a different coloured lehenga or a saree for the D-day, why not get a red anarkali for sangeet? And if Valentine’s Day comes just after your marriage, wearing a red anarkali to depict post-marriage Valentine love is not a bad idea at all.
For a reception, try to find something simple yet classy. How about pairing up the shararas with a well-fitted long kurta? This gives you an ease of movement; mingle with your guests without a glitch. Plus, this looks smart and you can still remain the radiant diva bride that you are!