Bandhej or Bandhani as it is more widely known is a traditional Indian tie and dye art that ties impermeable threads together to produce beautiful, fine circular patterns on fabrics. While it is also known to be an ancient art, the fabric of Bandhej has never really gone out of trend. It is one of those traditional fabrics that never fails to look elegant. More so now, with new-age brides choosing traditional fabrics over the modern ones, Bandhej is seen around quite often in ethnic as well as western outfits.
When it comes to trousseau shopping, the modern brides go for traditional choices and decide on stocking up some evergreen outfits that won’t lose its charm in a year or two. So if Bandhani is your favourite too, here are some Bandhej suits that you must check out.
Pink & Red Sharara Suit Set
The biggest merit of choosing a traditional tie and dye fabric like Bandhani is that it can make even the simplest designs look extraordinary and rich. Just like this simple sharara suit set with absolutely not much going around but just a little work of Gota Patti and zardozi work.
Pro Tip - This bandhej suit would look perfect for post-wedding parties or if you're attending someone else's wedding.
Simple Purple Bandhej Suit
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Next on our list of Bandhej suits is this stunning design for the new age fashionista brides who want to balance traditional fabrics with modern designs and go for an outfit that is one of a kind. This simple purple outfit looks absolutely stunning with a leheriya dupatta with tassels that make it look very chic and elegant at the same time.
Pro Tip - Pair this outfit with silver junk jewellery for day functions like Mehndi or puja ceremony.
The Red Bandhani Sharara Suit
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While modern brides are aware of how popular sharara suits are these days, they are probably not aware of how good they look in Bandhani fabric. So brides who’d love to have a bandhej suits, this simple red bandhani kurta with big tassels at the back and flared sharara is just what your trousseau needs.
Pro Tip - If you love flared outfits, pair this set with a white heavy dupatta and you’re good to go to any party or function.
Sun-shining Yellow Kurta
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The next bandhej suit on our list is for brides that are looking for simple traditional outfits to wear at home or while going out with friends and family. The all-yellow cotton suit is simple yet elegant for the new-age brides to be comfortable in while making a style statement too.
Pro Tip - Match a pair of your most extravagant earrings along with your most stylish juttis to this bandhej suit and you’re good to go.
Long Green Bandhej Suit
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Another monotone outfit for the Bandhani lovers, this green long suit is a designer piece for brides that love a classic outfit with a traditional touch. The simple long full sleeve kurta with flared pants has probably never looked so good and that’s the charm of Bandhej.
Pro Tip - A low sleek bun and a pair of long dangling earrings are just what you need to complete the look for this Bandhej suit and step out like a diva.
Mirror Work Black Bandhej Anarkali Suit
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The next on our list of Bandhej suits is this breathtaking black Anarkali kurta that has mirror-work on the yoke. This is just the kind of outfit newlywed brides need in their trousseau to wear to a party or any function of a close friend or family member.
Pro Tip - Antique silver jewellery and bold kohl eyes are just what Bandhej suits like these need you to do to pull it off like a pro.
Heavily Embellished Rani Pink Kurta with Skirt
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Lastly on our list is a rich rani pink suit set with flared bandhani skirt for the newlywed brides that are looking for the perfect outfit to wear at festivals or to weddings. While the beautiful and vibrant pink kurta is stylish, what totally draws your attention is the gorgeous bandhej dupatta that makes the outfit one-of-a-kind.
Pro Tip - Opt for a middle part low bun, traditional heavy earrings, ace the makeup look and rock Bandhej suits as classy and stylish as this one.
Going by the traditional colours of Bandhani, our top picks for Bandhej suits are all in the traditional shades of orange, red, green, blue, and black. Bandhani has the charm to up any outfit or even make the simplest of outfits work its charm. Whether you add a bandhej dupatta to your outfit or go for one of the classic Bandhej suits, the fact remains that your outfit can never go unnoticed.
Have you shortlisted any of these Bandhej suits for your wedding trousseau already? Share your favourites with us, in the comments below!