Benarasi ethnic wear and summer weddings go well together, prepare to choose the right sari for yourself
Benarasi ethnic wear is a good choice for most Indian housewives and aunties in the summer. The thought of wearing a Benarasi lehenga or sari for a summer wedding comes across the minds of many women. To make sure that you pick the right one in terms of colour and drape it innovatively, listen to what few experts have to say.
Designers Naina Jain and Karan Arora share tips on how to dress up with Benarasi ethnic wear in the right way.
* For the main function: You can get the elaborative weaves done on your Benarasi sari or lehenga for the D-Day. If we talk about the latest trend, you can unhesitatingly opt for these detailed weaves with no borders. These weaves look perfect on colours like fuschia, gold and pastel colours which are trending nowadays. With that, you can carry a beautiful traditional Bengali drape which would work great with the heavy weaves.
To complete the look, don’t forget to get yourself the South Indian temple jewellery which looks ethereal and exquisite.
* For a day event: If you wearing a Benarasi sari or a lehenga, you must try and choose the traditional jaal either for your sari or blouse. Additionally, if you are not very fond of the jaal work, you can go for the designs with small bootis. Since the function is during the day – lime colours, yellow and orange can be the best ones for your ensemble.
Moreover, if you are not very keen to sport a Benarasi ethnic wear like a lehenga or sari, you may try and add something. Take out that pair of denim or a pant from the wardrobe and wear it with your favourite sari. This look is chic and contemporary.
For the jewellery, pick some pearl earrings or neckpiece or both that goes with the colour of your outfit. In addition, you can get a messy bun done with some gajra and you are good to go.
* For Sagan ceremony, Mehendi or Haldi: The brides are equally worried for this day of evening functions as the ceremonies are celebrated in agrand manner. So it beomes difficult to decide on what exactly to wear for such occasions. Sport a meenakari weave sari or lehenga with a touch of bandhej which makes the whole attire unique. Also, colours such as blue, green, rose gold accentuate the beauty of the meenakari weaves. Team up the Benarasi ethnic wear with heavy gold jhumkas and a middle parting bun.
* Why Benarasi: It is often said that saris complement the Indian women or we can also say it completes them. But seeing the rise in temperature during summer wedding, even brides deserve to stay cool and stylish. Benarasi ethnic saris are also known as all-weather saris, because of its adaptability.
So wear a Benarasi ethnic dress for a wedding this summer. Because once in while, in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives you a fairy tale.