Bridal Outfit Ideas: Mehendi & Sangeet

The occasion of Mehndi is an important pre-wedding ritual. It is a fun-filled evening, which is celebrated mainly by the bride’s family. Different regions of north India celebrate the ritual in different ways as per their own customs, rituals, and culture. The bride’s family celebrates a Mehndi party so that friends and relatives can bless the bride and wish her well. Mehndi is usually organized along with the Sangeet function. So, this is an evening filled with dancing and singing to traditional songs.

Here are a few outfits specially meant for the Mehendi and sangeet function.

Customised Clothing
Some brides want comfort clothing in their bridal trousseau. So if you have a design in mind or think a particular design will fit in for your need, then you can get it made from your favorite tailor or get it designed if you wish to. Take inspiration from anywhere. So brides who want to dress opulent can go for customized clothing as per needs and look and feel their best on their Mehendi and sangeet day.

Knee length custom made a dress with sequins or embellishment at the strap looks fabulous. A knee-length strappy dress will ensure the Mehendi putting is hassle-free for you. You could wear your jewels and also decorate your hair in a nice fashionable headband.

Lehenga and blouse
A lehenga and blouse duo for Mehendi and sangeet. You may add the dupatta or even go without it. If you like to go the traditional yet fashionable, then you can go for color separation in your dupatta, lehenga, and blouse. Minimal Jewels is the key for an event like this. You will need a lot of help with the skirt especially if you are planning for an elaborate mehndi design on your legs. Anyway, you will have all your cousins at your beck and call. After all, you are THE bride.

If you are a lover of modern designs, then you can get a printed lehenga or a netted lehenga with applique work. Choose modern cuts and designs for your blouse too.

Lehenga kurta
A lehenga teamed with kurta is a very new combination that brides like to include as part of their wedding trousseau. Minimal accessories, Hair and makeup will make the look stand out. Also, the outfit in itself is very comfortable when you are sitting down or even dancing with your troop. You may want to dress easy for the mehndi and have this as your sangeet outfit only. If both the functions are on the same day and you choose this outfit, go for minimal mehndi on your feet.

Sleeveless Anarkali Kurta
Is also a hit number after the Indian designers have introduced this piece as part of bridal wear.
Sleeveless length is going to make sure your Mehendi is not going to get messed. Plus the embellishments, sequins and other designs will add detail in your outfit. Needless to say, the mehndi on your feet will have to be minimal.

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