How To Select Bridal Saree For Reception
Every community in India has their own style of bridal saree and unique way of draping it.However wedding reception party is virtually the first public appearance of the couple together, after wedding where they receive the blessing and gifts from the society and relatives. It is just an extension of the wedding day and is characterized by opulence and magnificence.
If you’re feeling much pressure to find the wedding saree of your dreams, then we have compiled some tips to choose the perfect bridal sari for your body type . Read on, stress less and spend more time on the rest of your wedding planning to-do list.
Bridal Saree Color by Skin Tone:
Choosing the colors of your saree according to your skin tone can be helpful when you don’t know what to wear or want to try something new. Trick is to put a golden jewel or apiece of fabric next to your skin and then a silver one and see which one looks best. If gold flatters your skin tone, then you probably are a warm type, and if silver flatters your skin tone, you probably have a cool skin tone.
First of all, there are a few colors that go with almost all skin tones: bright red, pale pink, eggplant and teal.
Cool skin tones are the most common skin tones, and the easiest to dress. If you suit cooler colors, stock up on pinks, purples, lilacs, grey, burgundy, blacks and blues
Warm skin tone should go for shades of coffee brown,caramel beige, tan, green, teal, gold, burnt-orange and warm red.
Bridal Saree by Border Size:
If you are short in height stay away from sarees with large borders. If you are tall wear a saree with broad borders.
Bridal Saree by Prints
Short women should avoid sarees with large prints.
Bridal Saree by Embellishments:
Indian wedding receptions are grand parties that can go on for hours. Always choose a saree that lightweight, comfortable and is not too heavy with embellishments like embroidery and stone work.Also heavy embroidered sarees make you look short and overweight.
Bridal Saree by Fabric Materials:
If you are chubby and short, light weight materials such as Georgette, crepe and chiffon sarees will make you look elegant and slimmer as the fabric sits closer to the body.Select sarees with dark colors,small prints and a light or no border.
If you are tall and slim, wear something that is heavily embellished with embroidery,large prints and broad borders.Kanjeevaram silk sarees are ideal for such brides.
The colors and patterns you wear can make or break your look. It's important to know how to put them together, and how to use them to make the right kind of a style statement. Also other things such as jewelry and draping style also effects your overall bridal look.
Once you have identified your skin tone and the color that looks best on you, then the real fun begins. It is time to venture out to the stores and select your ideal bridal saree.