Wedding day is the biggest and most important day in a girl’s life. A girl waits her whole life for the day of her wedding and she plans this event in her mind thousands of times. It is every girl’s dream to make her wedding day special by wearing a great wedding dress and catch everyone’s attention. For this purpose, she chooses the bridal dress very carefully to make the wedding day memorable. And keeping in mind the importance of this event, fashion designers are working round the clock to create perfect Bridal wear to make the wedding ceremony even better. Some of the top bridal wear designers include:
- Maria B
- Nomi Ansari
- Deepak Parwani
- Tena Durrani
- Fahad Hussayn
- Umar Sayeed
The peak wedding season in Pakistan is winter season between the month of November and January. The trends of the Pakistani Bridal dresses keep changing every year. Sometimes its Lehenga choli, lehenga kurti, frocks, bridal maxi and bridal gown. The mostly used fabric for the bridal wear in Pakistan is jamawar, silk and chiffon. These types of fabrics give a royal and classic traditional look to the bride. The work on the borders of bridal dress with a contrasting color makes it more appealing and attractive. The weddings in Pakistan normally have 3-4 days of celebrations including Engagement, Mehndi, Baraat and Walima.
The color of Mehndi dress is most commonly green, yellow and pink in color with heavy embroidery and gota work. Nowadays multicolor bridal dresses are also gaining quite a reputation and are being loved by people. The most common and famous bridal dress used for the Baraat day is Red maxi or red lehenga. In Pakistani weddings, bride must wear Red dress on either one of two days of Baraat and Walima. Golden dress with loads of zarri work, heavy work of stones and pearls is also very famous and in trend these days. Other colors used for baraat and walima includes peach, off white, purple and shocking pink. All of the used colors must be bright and lively, rather than any dull color.
Bridal dress designs include full length gown, ghagra, sharara, long shirt and front open style shirt. The dupatta of bridal dress is also heavily embroidered and looks magnificent on the dress. The style and color of the dress is chosen according to the body shape and skin complexion of the bride. Always choose a bridal dress very carefully and must consult with an expert designer before choosing a bridal dress. Because the different opinions of all relatives and friends can be very confusing for bride.
The cost of bridal dresses is very high starting from several thousands to several lacs. So if you want a perfect dress with heavy embroidery work and stones on it, you have to pay huge amount for it. Or you can have it made for you by local market experts according to your style and taste. This can be a hard and time taking process but it can greatly save your cost as compared to the readymade dress designed by some high fi designer.