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Tips & Tricks To Style A Trendy Mehndi/Haldi Lehenga!

BY Sakshi | 28 Apr, 2020 | 16409 views | 4 min read

If you ask us, the happiest photos from any wedding would be the ones on the mehndi or the haldi- they're full of vibrance and colours, and yes, you have to work towards getting that! Playing around with the decor and your outfits are key, and if you're looking for DIY ideas to design your own bridal outfit, then here are some tips and tricks to make sure you nail it!

Pick a trending shade or colour combination

Image via Memories By Rahul Prakash Tilokani

This is a very easy to adopt hack for a trendy bridal outfit. Instead of anything else, pick a colour or colours that are trending, which will be half the battle won. Mango is super in for brides these days, and so are shades of blue, the Pantone colour for 2020.

Or give multicoloured a shot!

Image via Sanaa & Sidhant

Multicoloured lehengas look happy and festive- you could try Bandhini or Patola ones- let the fabric do the talking. Panelled lehengas are super in these days, as are multicoloured ones, with the lehenga, blouse and dupatta all of separate shades- so try that out too! 

Wear jewellery that contrasts your outfit

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How gorgeous does that look? Contrasting jewellery can make your outfit pop more and the colours to show up beautifully.

Let the dupatta do the talking!

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This one is perfect- since the dupatta is going to be visible in almost all your shots, get one which is eye catching and unique. You could get one with a scalloped border, or a Benarasi one looks pretty amazing too.

Try a new dupatta drape style

Image via Shravanti & Chandru

This one is pretty simple, and there's loads of ways to do it! Instead of sticking to a simple drape, do something offbeat, which will make your bridal look stand out. Here are some drape amazing ideas for the mehndi!

Get something trendy made instead of a dupatta

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Ditch the dupatta and get a cape, jacket or something even more interesting made or style one with your lehenga. Here are all the ideas you'd need for it.

Add a waist belt 

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This is also a simple hack which cinches the waist and gives the entire look a lot more structure. Add a thin belt or a zardozdi or fabric one to hold the dupatta and bring the whole look together. You can even wear a floral one if you want.

Try a unique new silhouette

Image via Ananya & Prateek

This doesn't necessarily have to mean something complicated. Pick a silhouette which is trendy, and can be easily made by your tailor. There's so much inspiration to take! Here are some ideas to consider!

Make the blouse or the back stand out 

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This one is pretty simple, since the blouse will be showing in almost all your photos too. Making the back trendy is another cool idea. Find all the ones we recently loved here.

Try a new style for sleeves 

Image via Palak & Pranal

Again, this one can also make your whole outfit very very chic. Statement sleeves look amazing! All the new ones we loved, right here.

Twin prints, not just colours with your groom

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Another idea which is super trending these days, and looks amazing in the photos too! Here's some inspiration!

Match your outfit to your whole family

Image via Torani 

This one looks super cute! Everyone dresses in the same colour palette- trust us, it looks amaze!

Or match it to the decor

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This is also something that has caught on off late. Match or contrast our outfit to your bridal seat on the haldi or mehedi and keep the decor on the same lines. 


ALSO READ: Intimate Mehndi At Home? Take Inspiration From These Understated Yet Pretty Outfits To DIY!

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