How to Make a Perfect Bridal Trousseau

A bride plays a key role in any wedding. She is the show stealer and has to look her ravishing best on her special day. All eyes are focused only on her with everybody noticing every minute detail of her wedding attire, makeup, jewelry, hairdo and even her footwear. Hence, it is of paramount importance that she pays attention to detail and gets on with the task of making the perfect bridal trousseau.

In Telugu matrimonial as well, all the focus is on the bride. She is a fine example of rich Telugu culture and traditionally dressed, in a typical south Indian saree glittering with gold jewelry and perfect makeup to complement it. Let’s take a look at all that goes into making a Telugu bride’s trousseau absolutely stunning.

The Quintessential Saree – A traditional south Indian silk saree with a heavy gold border is an integral part of a Telugu bride’s trousseau. She looks absolutely resplendent in a Kancheevaram, Venkatagiri, Gadwal, Dharmavaram, Mangalagiri or a Pochampally silk saree with a lot of intricate gold work on the pallu and the border.

Besides this the bride has many other lovely sarees as a part of her bridal collection for the varied pre-wedding and post-wedding functions. These days brides also choose to wear chiffon and Georgette sarees with stone embellishments for the smaller functions. They are lightweight and add a unique flavor to a South Indian wedding set up.

Bedazzle in the Traditional Gold jewelry – A typical Telugu bride is bedecked in gold jewelry from top to toe. The traditional Telugu jewelry worn during weddings is temple jewelry with depictions of Gods and Goddesses and has an antique gold finish to it.

It is customary for the bride to wear a few necklaces in layers. She has so many accessories that it is hard to take your eyes off her. She looks like a goddess in her Lakshmi Kasu mala, a short pure gold necklace with muvvalu along with ruby studded long chain. This is paired beautifully with traditional peacock gold vaddanam or a waistband and a gold arm band with depictions of Gods, flora and fauna in the famous Nakashi style. Heavy gold jhumka style earrings, gold bangles and hair embellishments with traditional patterns of gold complete the conventional Telugu bridal look. Modern brides, however, do prefer to keep it a little simple and opt to wear more contemporary jewelry.

Handy Make up Tips – Weddings are the best occasions to dress up and wear makeup. The bride is the center of attraction and needs to make an impact. So for your big day, doll up with dramatic and vibrant colors for the lips. Make the eyes the central focal of the face using kohl and mascara. Blush on the right color to add that hint of color to the face.

Complete the look with stylish yet comfortable pair of sandals and a dressy bag to go with your saree.

Bridal trousseau is the portrayal of a woman’s unique style and personality, so ensure that your bridal ensemble is nothing but the best.