A monsoon wedding comes with its own package of fun as well as challenges! Where on one hand it promises a whole bunch of cheerfulness (read rain dance!) you also need to prep yourself real good for the showers. Apart from the monsoon friendly planning including decoration, catering and wedding venue, there is a major area we especially need to focus on! And that's the outfits! Because, we cannot go generic with a monsoon outfit, right?
So here we are, with a list of New Dress Patterns, especially perfect for the rainy season weddings. Take notes and start prepping already!
1. Olive green ruffled skirt
Let's just say, keep things light and breezy this monsoon! Choose a soft fabric with a nice flowy fall. An olive hand block printed ruffled skirt and an ombre asymmetrical top with a pleated yoke would be one of the ideal new dress patterns that is comfortable yet very classy looking!
Ideal Occasion: Pre-wedding photo shoot, Mehndi or Cocktail.
Hair & accessories: Go with a puff ponytail and keep your accessories to the minimum. Just a slender bracelet and drop earrings would do.
2. Cream & Red Chiffon lehenga
Dial up the panache in this fabulous Anjali Jani outfit. An elegant cream chiffon lehenga with broad borders embroidered in red around the waist and hem. Team it up with a red choli also embroidered. These kind of new dress patterns are your best friends during the rains if you're looking to make a statement!
Ideal Occasion: Engagement, Sangeet night, Reception, pre wedding shoot.
3. Fish cut lehenga with net dupatta saree
Love saree? Lehenga? Or both? Well have both then! Ace designers in India have created new dress patterns that brides with different tastes and needs can proudly sport! Pair up your midnight blue fish cut lehenga with a mustard blouse and a net dupatta saree, are you're sorted for your monsoon wedding events.
Ideal Occasion: Engagement, Haldi, Sangeet, Cocktail or Reception night.
4. Bright yellow crepe saree
You know what works best for a rainy wedding? Lots of colours! One of the chicest new dress patterns that you can pick for your day events would be a bright yellow saree in Georgette or crepe with multi colour broad borders. Match your sleeveless blouse with the borders and get tiny floral works all over it. Radiate like the sun on a wet monsoon wedding function!
Ideal Occasion: Haldi, Sangeet and Mehndi.
5. Airy Dhoti pants with baggy shirt
One of the golden rules of new dress patterns for monsoon weddings is, avoid heavy uncomfortable fabric and keep it easy! Slay those destination beach wedding events in a pair of airy dhoti pants in soft turquoise. Team that up with a baggy shirt with tiny floral work on it. And let's not forget to add loads of attitude with that outfit!
Ideal Occasion: Sangeet, Cocktail and pre-wedding shoot.
6. Georgette or Crepe Dhoti saree
Now that's one of the new dress patterns that will instantly steal hearts! Rock that swanky dhoti saree in indigo blue with floral embroidery throughout the borders and the pallu. Get some super hot back designs and patterns on the blouse. The best part about donning a dhoti saree on a monsoon wedding is, it's extremely easy to carry if you get a pre-stitched one and the soft crepe won't bother you with creases!
Ideal Occasion: Sangeet, Cocktail, reception.
Hair & accessories: Soft cascading curls or a classy side bun, large Chandbalis and pearl bracelet.
7. Net Lehenga
A light-weight net lehenga in soft coral blue with little pink flowers around the waist- doesn't that sound dreamy? Glide like a queen in one of the most fantastic new dress patterns and watch those heads turn in awe!
Ideal Occasion: Sangeet, Mehndi, engagement night.
Hair & accessories: Neat bun or french braids, sleek golden bangles and Jhumka earrings.
If you're opting for saree or dupatta saree for your wedding events during the rainy season, go for simple and easy drapes. A pre-stitched saree is one of the options you can consider. Apart from the mentioned new dress patterns, it's also important to do the right kind of wedding makeup and hairstyle with your monsoon outfits.
Don't go overboard with the makeup and use waterproof products. Wear lightweight jewellery and go easy on the outfit embellishments too. Avoid heavy fabrics like silk, velvet or brocade and stick to chiffon, crepe, Georgette, satin and handlooms.
Keeping your hair loose may cause unnecessary fizz, so go with different kinds of buns and braids! Win over that rainy wedding with these hacks and set the fashion milestone for the future brides!
Which one of these new dress patterns caught your fancy? Share your favourites with us in the comment section below!