(Last Updated on : 20/07/2011)
Bridal accessories hold an important position in Indian Weddings. Proper, selective accessories can make the evening of the bride. Marriage is a life long experience. Every bride wants look best in that very evening. To make her dress up complete, accessories play a significant role. It is very important to select the right kind of bridal accessory for the right kind cloth and for the right kind of occasion. A wrong selection of bridal accessories can spoil the entire make up of the bride. So, one should be very careful while picking up bridal accessories. The accessories reflect the personality of the bride. Appropriate kind of accessories gives an extra touch to the bride's overall personality.
Nowadays, there are a number of online wedding planners as well as bridal care centres, which take every effort to make the bride look the best on the bid day. A bridal look is complete only when everything goes perfect with other factors like outfits, make up and jewellery. Just as the hairstyle should match the makeup and the make up should match the outfit similarly the accessory should also match the outfit. For a bride selecting the right kind of accessory is very important. Her bag her shoe and her jewellery should accolade with each other. Nothing should look like an extra piece. Everything should combine easily. Some of the necessary accessories are jewellery, bags and shoes.
Jewellery forms most important aspect of bridal accessories of Indian wedding. It is important to get all the types of bridal accessories in the treasure of the bride. After marriage she must be visiting various places, where she has to be well dressed along with properly chosen accessories.
While selecting jewellery, one can go for grand pieces like necklace
, finger rings, pendants
, earrings and even navel rings
, whatever suits the bride's outfit. With bridal wear people opt for bridal jewellery mainly in gold
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jewellery has been adorned by the brides. Recently, most of the people are choosing sleek designs as they avoid traditional heavy designs. Jewellery in white gold is also in fashion. Thus it has become very easy to brighten up the look of the bride with the right kind of accessory for the wedding ceremony. The ladies love wearing diamonds and they are an indispensable part of the bridal accessories.
Next important accessory is bags. Bags are available in different shape and style like long strapped ones, short-strapped ones or sometimes small, sleek and stylish ones depending on the buyer's preference. It is important to select the right colour for the bride's bag, that compliments her outfit or else she can go for universal colour that goes with most of her outfits. Crotchet bags or custom knitted bags look lovely with bridal wear. Cloth bags with bright colours and flowery patterns are also in trend. The brides love leather, jute and cloth bags embroidered with stones.
The shoes that the bride wears give the very extra touch to bride's outfit. While choosing the footwear used for formal wear should be chosen carefully. The most significant feature of a shoe is that it should be comfortable to the foot of the bride as she has to stand for a long duration time. Shoes should be stylish but not uncomfortable. She mainly goes for designer or gorgeous shoes with small heel and beautifully decorated with beads, stones or colourful straps. Nowadays-flat heels, platform-heeled shoes are very much in style. They come in fashionable geometrical cuts and shapes, which gives a very trendy look to bridal dress. In shoes silver stilettos are the latest trend.
The quantity and the quality of bridal accessories however depend upon the buyer. One should be careful while buying the bridal accessories so that they match with the dresses in her wardrobe.