By Akanksha Gupta Last Updated:
She is the one, who connotes power and wealth, but if you give a closer look, she is much more than that. More than just her surname, she is the poster girl for women power and what we are capable to achieve if our passions are aligned in a proper way. For her, it is not only about how to make money or what money can buy, but it is also about the positive influences that one can bring with the power and wealth, creating a successful life for others. We are talking about the 1st Indian woman member of International Olympic Committee and Asia's 50 Power Businesswomen 2016 topper, Nita Ambani, who has proved to be beauty with brains and created her own niche in the world instead of remaining the shadow of her husband, Mukesh Ambani.
Apart from the meritorious achievements and inspirational work of Nita Ambani, the 56-year-old lady also hits the headlines for her terrific fashion sense, which can give any B-town diva a run for their money. Any event or occasion you spot Nita Ambani with her daughter, Isha Ambani, daughter-in-law, Shloka Mehta and soon-to-be-bahu, Radhika Merchant, you can’t help but notice the fact that she is ageing like a fine wine and her sartorial choices are at par with the young generation. With two big-fat weddings in the Ambani house, Nita Ambani had left no stone unturned to shell out major goals on how a mother of the bride/groom should dress, without worrying about their age. Nita Ambani’s impeccable sense of style and her ensembles from a simple suit to a heavily embroidered lehenga/saree has proved that she can pull off any outfit with utmost grace.
Have a look at Nita Ambani’s traditional picks that a mother of the bride/groom can take inspiration from according to the wedding functions:
There is no limit to how a mother of the bride/groom can carry off the style quotient for the wedding ceremonies. The wedding functions begin on an auspicious note i.e. by Chowki, Paath or Sai Sandhya and the mother of the bride/groom can opt for a simple, elegant yet soothing ensemble from which no one could take their eyes off! Nita Ambani’s preference for pastel colours is quite evident in these traditional picks and the mother of the bride/groom can take a cue on how she has complemented them with minimal jewellery and makeup.
The roka or the engagement ceremony is the first official function which is combined with the in-laws of your son/daughter and it becomes even more important for the mother of the groom/bride to make the first impression, bang on! Depending on if the function is just an intimate one with only family members in the presence or a large gathering, the mother of the bride/groom can look like a sight to behold in a not-so-heavily embroidered ensembles. Taking cues from Nita Ambani, they can opt for a light dupatta and a heavy skirt or a saree with light pallu and work rest over it.
Choosing a perfect outfit for a mehendi or sangeet could be a task as this is when you can experiment with your look. For the mehendi ceremony in the day and a sangeet night, Nita Ambani gives the mothers of the brides/grooms a handful of options that she can opt for the ceremonies. For the mehendi function, just like Nita Ambani, the mother of the bride/groom can opt for the bright colours that will go perfectly with the ritual. And for the sangeet night, wherein she would be performing on-stage for her beloved children, something flared would be a perfect option.
The wedding of her little prince or princess is a very special moment for a mother and there will be uncountable times when her eyes would get wet with happy tears. But this shouldn’t stop her from making a statement in the most amazing outfit for the most special day in her life. Nita Ambani is an exemplar of what a mother of the bride/groom can wear for the wedding and her ensembles are so inspirational that you just have to select what screams your style! Being the host at the wedding, you can opt for a heavy-embellished ensemble and pair it with stunning jewellery. After all, after dulha-dulhan, it is the mother who everyone has their eyes on! Be it a light-coloured ghaghra accentuating with her hair tied in a bun or a dark-hued lehenga with open hair complementing the look, Nita Ambani definitely has the power to make heads turn and you can do that too, with some cues from her!
With reception being the last leg of the wedding celebrations, the mother of the bride and the groom can experiment with something modish if she is bored with the traditional picks or she can yet again, slay her ethnic style. Nita Ambani is here for your rescue as she gives you oodles of options available at your dispense and has got you sorted. From elaborate-embellished saree/ghaghra to a simple, elegant gown, raise the glam quotient at the wedding reception in such a way that everyone goes home and remembers, dulha/dulhan ki maa!
To end Nita Ambani’s voguish fashion cues on a perfect note, let us elaborate on our favourite look of the 56-year-old lady. Taking her love for her son and daughter-in-law to a whole new level, Nita Ambani had flaunted their names on the back of her heavily-embroidered blouse. Despite the heavy embellishments and work on her choli, Akash and Shloka was quite visible on Nita Ambani’s blouse that she had worn on their wedding. The mother of the bride or the groom can also showcase her love for them and soon-to-be bahu/damaad and innovate how she can execute this idea in her outfit.
So, here are some drool-worthy looks of Nita Ambani that might have just taken your breaths away, just like she had taken ours! Just pick what screams your style and ace the perfect outfit at your son/daughter’s wedding ceremonies. Let us know which look you liked the most and how you are going to implement that cue on the most special day of your life!