Flat bridal shoes. At first that could provoke a boring mental picture, but only if you have not looked at the endless variety of wedding ballet flats. It is dazzling, in fact overwhelming to browse through the many styles, colors, plain or print, leather (suede included), or even sporty looking designs. And many by the top shoe fashion artists.
There are practical reasons for choosing flat shoes for your wedding. Easier on the sole of foot muscles, which will walk you down the aisle, and bear your weight at the perhaps long and challenging reception line, if your groom has a huge family….
During the reception and dinner, you will be getting up and down all the time. If you wear four inch heels and kick them off when you sit down, you’ll be groping for them every time a speech is demanded.
If you choose flat shoes for your bridesmaids, I guarantee it they will be forever grateful. They have just as long a day as you do – in fact longer! Many brides leave the
Well, who says that finalizing the wedding wear is taxing only for the bride-to-be. With events aplenty and guests arriving in huge numbers, the man on the horse is undoubtedly expected to look his best. So we decided to help you up your style quotient with tips from renowned designer Nivedita Saboo of Neo Couture. Nivedita is a gold medalist from the NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) and her impressive clientele includes the likes of Kareena Kapoor, Diana Hayden and more.
- For sangeet, loose clothing is important.
- You could opt for pathanis with embroidery work, dhotis with stylish kurtis or drawstring pyjamas.
- Colors could preferably be blue or white.
- Sherwanis would be a good choice on this day.
- Bright colors like red, orange and rust are quite a rage these days.
For Cocktail and Reception…
- Suits with Italian fits are great for reception.
- For cocktails, velvet jackets with Swarovski crystals could make quite a stylish statement.
- For a semi-formal look, silk shirts in deeper colors like wine and black are cool as well.
- With traditional wear, you could opt for embroidered mojris (foot-wear) with dupattas or stoles.
- For wedding
Jewelry is being showcased as daring, modern and fun. Single chains and pendants are for the backward-thinking fashionista. Models are parading down runways wearing ropes of gold metal chains intertwined with long strands of black faux-pearls.
Find Your Own Treasures
The best way to achieve the layered look with jewelry is to start with pieces you already own. First, lay out all your pieces of jewelry according to the style, type of jewelry (bracelets, rings, necklaces, and earrings), color and/or theme. For example, lay out all your bracelets by metal and/or type of materials (gold bracelets on one side, beaded bracelets on another side, etc). Also, combine the same size jewelry (chokers as opposed to long chains or strands of pearls).
You will need to combine the same metals, same textures and similar patterns. If you have a lot of vintage jewelry, put those pieces in another pile. If you are a true vintage jewelry collector, you can lay out the pieces according to certain periods or years. For example, if you have a lot of pieces your Grandma gave you from the 1950s and still have jelly bracelets from the 1980s you will want