This Shaadi Season, How to Dazzle Without Overshadowing the Bride

We spoke to stylists and got you five awesome style tips to help you get by this wedding season.

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Indian weddings are an elaborate couture show — with everyone decked in Indian finery. But how do you dress without overshadowing the showstopper – the bride herself.

We spoke to stylists and got you all the answers you’ll need.

This Shaadi Season, How to Dazzle Without Overshadowing the Bride
Luxurious fabrics such as silk, organza, chanderi and satin, paired with the architectural fluidity of an anarkali jacket gets our vote this season.
Ankur and Priyanka Modi, Designers behind the label AM:PM
Pure raw silk jacket by designer Vani Vats. (Photo Courtesy: Vani Vats)
Pure raw silk jacket by designer Vani Vats. (Photo Courtesy: Vani Vats)

This jacket is made up of pure raw silk, with delicate zari work. It can be worn with a gold raw silk skirt, that’ll give it volume and make the outfit look grand.

This Shaadi Season, How to Dazzle Without Overshadowing the Bride

Ditch the reds and maroons. Try colour combinations of sunshine yellow and orange; or purple and gold.

Colour combinations create a visual irony, suggest the stylists at Myntra.

Go for colour combinations. (Photo Courtesy: Jashn Saree)
Go for colour combinations. (Photo Courtesy: Jashn Saree)
This Shaadi Season, How to Dazzle Without Overshadowing the Bride

A maangtikka on a woman’s forehead is a stunning focal element that adds a sense of softness to the face.

This Shaadi Season, How to Dazzle Without Overshadowing the Bride

Why it Works

The silhouette, the silhouette, the silhouette – it’s what gives a lovely contouring to the body. A contoured upper body lends a very feminine appearance.

Front open jackets are all the rage these days. (Photo Courtesy: AM:PM)
Front open jackets are all the rage these days. (Photo Courtesy: AM:PM)
This Shaadi Season, How to Dazzle Without Overshadowing the Bride

The flowy jacket gets elegantly restrained with a pair of pencil pants. But in no way does it restrain your style quotient!

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