Silhouettes, hues, styles, fabrics for 2006
In Bridal Trends 2006, everything new and innovative for the Indian bride is experimented. This time around the designers have introduced the different concept for brides when it comes to the ultimate dressing. From ghaghra cholis to sarees and to skirts, styles are a plenty. The hand-designed clothes with hand woven motifs gives the bride a total Indian look while keeping in mind also changing modern trends.
Colours were an added aspect of bridal trends. Colours for the Indian bride have changed radically with black and white along with various other hues being introduced this 2006.
Silhouette - "This season one would be observing absolutely tight silhouette in cholis neatly cut and straight fitted skirts that just looks right for your body," says fashion designer Shaina NC of Golden Thimble. Apart from that sarees with layers and even A-line skirts are in.
Style - Apart from ghaghra choli two different sarees draped in different style is very much in. "We get lot of customers asking for sarees with different and stylish stoles. Another alternative to saree is A-line skirt with dupatta draped differently and halter cholis," said Jatin Gala, fashion consultant with Bright Emporium, Bandra. Other styles include of skirts with frills and slits, but the best is traditional work in western cuts.
Fabrics - "Fabrics with lot of flow are very much in especially chiffon and georgettes along with lots of brocades. The surprise package is net fabric teamed with georgettes and silks," said Shaina. Even velvets are in the offing.
Hues - Colour palette is the most radical and one can even see black being used. The aqua hues are big rage mainly aqua blue and green. "Even bold contrasts are in, like of fuschia pinks and aqua blue or orange and green. On softer side lime and light peaches are also spotted in bridal wear," said Gala.
Embellishments - Lot of antique work, Parsi gara work, pitta work and stones are big rage. But the positioning of motifs and embroidery is very important and even kundan work is getting noticed in traditional outfits.
Bridal Saree Designed by : Shaina N.C
Pics courtesy : Ashishsompura.com