Wedding saris are famous through out the world because of its elegant style, designs and embroidery work. The most popular color is red with golden embroidery which is also an auspicious color for bride. Although other colors are also popular but red color have its own importance for bride. Indian traditional wedding saris comes in various style and designs that differ from region to region. Bridal saree made with netted fabric is popular all over India. The specialty of these saris is the use of bold colors, intricate embroidery and elegant border work. Add jewelery based on the pattern of the sari and you are sure to rock the reception look.
Indian women love to wear sari for wedding ritual ceremonies while Lehengas are for reception. Depending on tradition we choose color, fabric and design pattern of wedding wear. Sari with red border and golden embroidery is the traditional wedding dress of Indian women. Once in a lifetime events such as weddings full of ‘Band Baja Barat’ demand the best. Hence Indian bridal saris always carry elegant and luxurious look. Wedding saris are available in different fabrics such as silk, crape and Georgette. Then lavishly crafted with zardosi, crystals, zari, sequence, embroidery, or kundan work.
Color, style, fabric and ceremonial importance of the attire depends on the religion and culture of the wedding participants. Over time, color options and fabric choices for Indian brides have expanded. Fabrics like Crêpe, Georgette, Tissue and Satin has become the latest trend. While colors expanded to include white, gold, pink, orange, maroon and yellow as well. Indian brides in Western countries often wear Indian wedding sari at the ceremony and change into lehenga choli for reception.
Wedding saris Trivia
The word saree (or sari) itself means “strip of cloth”and the word is from Sanskrit language. It ranges between four to nine yards in length and women drape over their body in various styles. Indian wedding ritual ceremony can last from 2 to 4 hours. During ritual ceremony pujari recites mantra after mantra and issues instructions on what needs to be done next. Finally, with the ritual walk around the fire seven times completes the ceremony. Therefore, bride needs to wear appropriate wedding sari according to their customs and traditions. Cultures evolve, change, adapt and diverge as seen in controversial Canada-based South Asian wedding magazine.