The Mehndi Bride
Getting married isn’t easy especially when the bride has to buy clothes, jewelry and shoes for every occasion. Mehndi marks the beginning of a wedding function when hands and feet of the bride are decorated with henna and mehndi dress plays an important role.
Time is running by and there is so much to do. Mehndi marks the beginning of a joy, participation and happiness for the bride and the groom. During such times things have to be perfect starting from Henna to a dress which sets the trend for upcoming weddings.
Dresses for Mehndi are usually in orange, yellow and green colour. Usually, brides prefer to wear yellow dress match it with a multicoloured shalwar. Brides prefer to keep Mehndi dress simple and elegant with light gotta, mirror or dapka embroidery on sleeves and neck. Some prefer heavy embroidery on dupatta only.
However, with the passage of time, variations have come in Mehndi dress also. Now brides love to get the dress stitched in various designs and styles ranging from shalwar kameez to lengha.
Material used for Mehndi dress, include jamawar, silk, chiffon, kattan silk etc. There are yellow and deep red georget multi shaded shirts adorned with cut-glass, kamdani, sequins, swarovski, crystals and kora on hemline with big pendant on front V neck. Multi shaded dupatta has big square motives and green border belt are also in. Sunflower silk baggy/patiala shalwaar embellished from sides and at cuffs are also worn on Mehndi occasion.
If you want to buy a Mango lehanga on Mehndi, then silk lehanga with turquoise and pink hand beads work on borders and all over lehanga makes the best dress for the occasion. Similarly, Mehndi colour raw silk sleeveless shirt/kurti. Standing sherwani collar and kurta style neckline crowded with stones work. Stone spray arranged along shirt/kurti. Red jamawaar pajama makes it a fabulous combination.
All the brides on Mehndi are dressed with fresh flowers instead of jewellery. Mehndi is a ceremony that sets the tone up for the wedding ceremony, and the traditional Mehndi dresses adds colour to the ceremony.
Mehndi dresses are an essential part of the ceremony, as the bride aspires to get dressed with traditional outfits that also get embellished by the addition of a trendy touch to it.