By Neha Gargi Last Updated:
There were times when Indian brides hardly had any other option than picking up the conventional colours like, red, hot pink, orange, etc., for their wedding dresses. Similarly, grooms too used to pick up either a black suit or an off-white sherwani in most of the cases. But, not anymore! Thanks to the evolution of fashion in Indian wedding wear, the soon-to-be married couples now have a lot of exciting and vibrant colours to choose from.
So, for all you soon-to-be brides and grooms, here are some of the hottest non-traditional colours of this year that you can pick for your wedding dress.
Away from the louder shades of pink and red, peach as a colour has a very refreshing feel to it. This warm, subtle and delicious colour is ideal for a spring or summer wedding.
A girl can look nothing less than a princess in a dreamy peach coloured lehenga. This soft hue would look good on almost all skin tones. So, you can go for it without much hesitation. If you want to have a fairytale theme for your wedding, then let this colours show its magic and go for a lehenga with minimal embroidery or embellishments on it.
The best thing about peach is its adaptability. It looks very charming on men as well. So, pick anything from a sherwani or lower to a jacket in peach, and get set to look stunning on your wedding celebrations.
With an aura of royalty, magic, and mystery, the colour purple when used in your wedding trousseau will add an element of absolute elegance in your personality. From deep purple shades like violet, plum and raisin to the lighter shades like the lilac and lavender, you have a large variety at your disposal.
Want to amaze everyone at your wedding with your great taste in fashion? Well, then pick any of the hues from the beautiful purple colour palette to rock your sangeet ceremony, wedding day or reception party. For a royal look, go for an outfit with golden embroidery or embellishments on it. And, for a fairytale look, opt for an outfit with white crystal work on it and complete your look with pearl jewellery.
Purple being a rich and opulent colour, is just perfect for the grooms. For your pre-wedding functions, you can sport the uber-trendy Indo-western look by teaming up a Nehru jacket in this colour with a light-coloured shirt and a trouser. You can even go completely traditional by wearing your jacket with a bright-coloured kurta. And, for a royal look on your wedding day, pick up a sherwani with rich gold embroidery on it.
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Classy and elegant, champagne can be a beautiful non-traditional colour to include in your wedding trousseau. It is perfect for those who want to go for an understated yet sophisticated look on their wedding day. So, make your big day even more special by adding a touch of glamour and romance in it with this colour.
Add sparkles to your personality and look elegant in your champagne-coloured wedding attire on your special day. Matched with a slight shimmer, it evokes a charm that is totally surreal. And, to complete your imperial look, team up your outfit with heavy gold or diamond jewellery.
An intricately embroidered or embellished sherwani in this colour would be a perfect choice for your wedding ceremony. You can even choose a champagne-coloured formal jacket for your reception party for a more sophisticated and royal look.
What can be better than wearing the refreshing powder blue colour to celebrate the new beginning of your life? This extraordinarily beautiful colour would look great for any of your wedding functions.
Powder blue is neither too feminine nor too masculine. It is just apt for the contemporary bride who wants to look different than the rest on her wedding day. So, pick a lehenga in this colour with minimal work on it to flaunt your natural beauty.
While dark shades of blue have always been a favourite among men, try this cooler version to get appreciated for your amazing fashion sense. Men’s western wear in this colour looks simply stunning. So, wear a cool shirt in this shade for your mehendi ceremony, or go for a trendy blazer for your reception party to make a great style statement.
Anything in grey is usually not something that people want to see in a wedding, especially if it is an Indian wedding. But, a look at the latest designs in wedding wear in this icy shade of grey will simply change your mind.
Contrary to the popular belief of it being neutral, grey looks quite elegant and surreal. So, pick anything from a heavily-embellished lehenga for your engagement or wedding, to a gorgeous gown for the cocktail or reception party, and be sure to look stunningly beautiful.
This non-traditional yet timeless colour is just so perfect for the grooms. Whether you don a sherwani or a suit in this colour, you are sure to look super-stylish. You can even opt for a completely grey Indo-western outfit with a formal jacket teamed up with Jodhpuri trousers.
There was a time when the optimistic, cheery, and sacred yellow was used just for the haldi ceremony. But, not anymore! Brides and grooms are now picking up on the trend, and using yellow outfits not just for the pre-wedding ceremony, but also for the wedding and reception.
Yellow is such a beautiful colour for the wedding. It complements the festive occasion pretty well with its vibrant energy. And, to add more charm to your yellow outfit, team it up with light shades of grey or pink.
Yellow is a tricky colour for the grooms to carry, but with the right combination you can never go wrong. If you are too conscious of wearing yellow for your wedding ceremony, then team it up with subtle colours like white or grey to balance your look. So, whether you opt for a kurta, a bandhgala jacket, or anything else in this bright shade, just do not forget to have something in a subtle colour to look just perfect from head to toe.
So, do you still believe you have very limited colour options for your wedding outfit? Well, we are sure not anymore! Just pick your favourite style in any of these trending shades to look nothing but the best on all your wedding functions.
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