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What’s your next bridesmaid look? Some tips for the ultimate wedding ethnic couture

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No other occasion is as important as your best friend’s wedding. Your childhood bestie is all grown up and it’s time to send her off. Her wedding is her biggest dream and you must be by her side at every step of the way. Undoubtedly, there is a lot of pressure on you, but there is no way you can compromise on your bridesmaid’s look. You have to look traditional yet glamorous, trendy yet sassy. All eyes are going to be on you as you help your friend plan her dream wedding. Therefore, looking stunning is imperative and a trendy Indian ethnic wear will help you achieve that look. If your BBF’s wedding is approaching and you are still clueless about your attire because you have been busy making arrangements for the big day, worry not, we got you covered. This blog will shed light on some of the scintillating designer ethnic wear that will inspire you to create a statement look. Since you have a great responsibility on your shoulders, we understand that your attire must be high on comfort as well as style. So, here are some suggestions for the latest trendy ethnic wear for “Dulhan ki best friend.”

Gorgeous Ethnic Wear Idea for Bridesmaids  

Choosing the perfect bridesmaids dress is a tricky business. There are a lot of factors to consider like the color, the budget, the style, and silhouettes. At the same time, it is important that your ideas are in sync with the bride as well as other bridesmaids. After all, the bride tribe is going to get the most spotlight during the many events. So whether its the Roka ceremony, the engagement, the sangeet, or the wedding ceremony, your styling must be on-point and you must outshine the crowd.

1. Benarasi Sarees: Nothing is as classy as pure silk sarees. These sarees are the epitome of elegance and skilled artistry. It is one of the most prominent traditional weaves that are commonly worn in Indian wedding and auspicious occasions. These sarees are rich and luminous in its appeal and have pristine and lustrous texture. They are known for their intricate borders and brilliant zari work, floral motifs, and patterns. To create an ultimate bride-tribe look choose glowing colors or different from the same color palette.

2. Shararas with Mirrorwork: Heavily embellished shararas with glittering mirrorwork are back in vogue. Shararas are traditional dresses, however, with a blend of modern twist and quaint patterns that outfit makes for a beautiful wedding-wear. Shararas particularly mirrorwork tunics and lacy bottoms are popular and creating some stir in the fashion world. This gorgeous dress is sure to let you let dazzle the crowd. Pair the ethnic style dress with beautiful metallic jhumkas and complete your chic look.

3. Pant-Sarees: This is the latest trend in ethnic wear for girls and it is loved by women with a modish sense of style. This is a stunning blend of western and ethnic wear. Pants and sarees when fused together, makes for an incredibly stylish wedding wear. Bollywood style icons Malaika Arora, Shilpa Shetty, and Sonam Kapoor have adorned this attire on several occasions. This unique dress ditches traditional pleated and petticoat style saree and gives a very sleek and voguish look to the wearer. These dresses can be paired up with a slender diamond necklace or earrings and designer stilettos. Such dresses are perfect for engagement and cocktails.

4. Anarkali Gowns: There is nothing more elegant than an Anarkali dress. However, give your Anarkali look a scintillating twist by wearing it as a gown. These are floor length outfits with grandeur flare and look extremely posh. These days, Anarkali gowns with minimal embroidery and heavily embellished dupatta are trending these days and loved by young girls. These dresses are utterly graceful and charming. Pair it up with statement earrings and be certain to turn some heads.Anarkali Gowns

5. Ruffled metallic dresses: Ruffles are back in fashion and have started a fashion shift. Ruffles on saree, ruffles on dupattas, ruffled lehengas, ruffled gowns, are making the rounds. The trend is taking over the fashion world like never before. Ruffles can add layers, volume, and a dramatic effect to even the most ordinary dresses. It renders a look of a carefree princess and subtle suave. Blend the effect of ruffles on metallic colored sarees, lehengas and even gowns for an ultimate contemporary and ultra-modern look.

6. Crop top and skirts: Crop tops and skirts have been in fashion for a while and it seems the trend is here to stay. Fancy silhouettes of crop tops paired with shimmer, Banarasi, brocade, or silk skirts look gorgeous. You can even experiment with the sleeves of your blouse and create a trendsetting look. This outfit is classy yet stylish and is sure to fetch you some flattering compliments. To create a statement of your own, you can even pair the dress with a cape and look like a fairytale princess.

7. Pure pastels: Any ethnic style dress would look magnificent in a pastel color. Whether it’s a saree, a salwar kameez, a lehenga, or a gown, no matter what you decide to wear, pale versions of your favorite color can instantly uplift the look and the appeal of the outfit. Pastels in ethnic wear is quite popular for every occasion. Don’t worry about looking dull, you can pair it up with silver, gold or contrasting color and create an ethereal look for yourself. If your friend decides to wear pink or red, then you can opt for a dusty pink or peach to coordinate with her. Some of the trending and attractive pastels are light green, rapture rose, sky blue, salmon pink, lilac, lemon yellow, sage green, and more.

8. Floral chiffon sarees: For a more Bollywood-inspired look, kill it with vintage and chic floral print sarees. Summers are here and there is no other way to feel more refreshed and rejuvenated. Dainty floral patterns on chiffon sarees will give you an easy-breezy look and make you look pretty and glamorous. You can uplift the look by adding a snazzy blouse. There is a diverse range to experiment with, off-the-shoulder sleeves, backless, shimmer blouse, lacy designs and more.

Floral Chiffon Sarees

So here are a few ideas designer ethnic wears you can choose for your friend’s wedding. If you have any new ideas, let us know in the comments section below. Remember, it’s an important day for your friend and for you both. Your outfit must be so designed that you feel comfortable in it even after wearing it for hours. At the same time, it must look fabulous in the many pictures and selfies you are going to take at the most important wedding of your life.

Jaskiran Kaur is a professional content writer and blogger with more than five years of experience in content creation, management, and digital journalism. Other than writing, Jaskiran enjoys photography, traveling, reading and loves experimenting with fashion trends and make-up.

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