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12 Velvet Kurta Ideas That'll Rock Your Wedding-Day Look

Kurtas are universal outfits we love. Comfortable and practical, the best way to amp one up for wedding festivities is to choose a rich enough fabric. Which one? Velvet Kurta.

Image courtesy: Manish Malhotra

Kurtas are one piece of clothing we see almost all people adorn. It definitely is a personal choice and how the kurta is styled may differ from person to person, but we all find it comfortable and smart. It’s usually not the snazziest of outfits but add some details and you have an attire that is very stylish. Velvet is that one detail that can make a hell of a difference, it makes you notice any outfit, as you do not see it so as a cloth for kurta.

It can make your outfit look rich, and to prove that we show you 10 incredible velvet kurta, not just for bride and groom, but for siblings and the wedding party too.

1. Navy Blue Kurta With Gotta Patti Work


This velvet kurta will surely make an impact on the people at the wedding. It has a gorgeous colour and with the added Gota Patti work really adds to it. The round neck with a slit makes it eye-catching enough to be worn at functions like the sangeet, or the engagement. This kurta can be sported by the bridesmaids or the sisters of both the bride and groom.

2. Red Kurta With Sharara

Photo Courtesy: Sabyasachi's Official Facebook Page

Short kurtas or Kurti look really fashionable this season, and this velvet kurta is no different. This red kurta is paired with a sharara to give it a dressier look. Pair it with organza or a net Dupatta to make it awesome enough to be carried out for functions like the Mehndi or other small functions. This kurta can be worn by the bride herself or maybe the bridesmaids for bigger functions.

3. A Kurta Pair

Rohit Bal

Don’t want to wear these kurtas alone? Then wear it in pairs. It does not even have to be the bride and groom pairing up, but can also be the groomsmen and the bridesmaids, or even your siblings. You will make a striking pair with the same colour kurtas and similar work on them. You can wear them to functions like the reception or the Sangeet. If your siblings are wearing it then it can even be worn at the wedding functions.

4. Blue Kurta With Minimal Work

Image courtesy: Manish Malhotra on Instagram

Minimal work is what men usually want in their clothes, and this kurta provides that beautifully. With work only on its Bandhgala and sleeves, and with big gold buttons, this kurta sure is minimalistic but not something that will go under the radar. It can be worn by the groom to functions like reception or Sangeet, where it would look heavy enough but with only essential work.

5. Black Kurta With Coloured Embroidery

Rohit Bal

Though we all love black, at times it can be too simple to be worn at functions, so the only solution is to jazz it up with coloured embroideries, like this velvet kurta. With such a contemporary look to it, this kurta is perfect to be worn in functions like the Bollywood night or the reception. It can be adorned by the sisters of the bride and groom.

6. Plain Red Kurta

Photo Courtesy: Manish Malhotra's Official Facebook Page

Many will ask what is so special about a plain red kurta, but there is nothing simple about a red kurta made from velvet cloth, as the cloth itself looks quite rich. Pair it up with just as dapper shoes and you have a winner. This can be worn by the groomsmen on the occasion of the wedding

7. Burgundy Kurta With Palazzo

Photo Courtesy: Niyati The Designer Store's Official Facebook Page

Try mixing things up and go for this burgundy velvet kurta with pink palazzo pants. The Zari embroidery makes it heavy enough for your bridesmaids to wear it on occasions like the wedding or the reception. Pair it up a dull red Dupatta and you're good to go.

8. Red Kurta With Cigarette Pants

Photo Courtesy: Panache Haute Couture's Facebook Page

This flowy red kurta is a perfect contemporary example of kurtas. Combine it with the Banarasi weave cigarette pants and you're good to go. If you’re a guest at the wedding then this outfit is something you can wear at the wedding, or as a bridesmaid, you can wear it for the engagement or reception.

9. Green Kurta With Zari Work

Photo Courtesy: Sabyasachi's Official Facebook Page

As for women, short kurtas for men is also in fashion. This dark green colour with intricate Zari work and a band gala is an excellent choice for the groom to wear. He can wear it at the Sangeet and would look quite dapper in it.

10. Long Black Velvet Kurta

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This long black velvet kurta with Zari work would be perfect for the bride to wear. With such a heavy Zari work and a matching Dupatta, this kurta would be perfect for a formal function like the reception.

11. Open Black Sherwani-Style Kurtas

Rohit Bal

Need to make a difference with your chosen velvet kurta? Opt for an open, jacket style creation. Work this kind of an outfit for a more formal function, like your Sangeet, cocktail or engagement ceremony. This look is a great unisex look - applicable for both brides and grooms.

Go floor length with your selection of velvet kurta like the bride in the Rohit Bal creation above. Accessorise the look with a statement ring and a long necklace. You can tie your hair back or up in a bun hairstyle.

Image courtesy: Manish Malhotra on Instagram

Similarly, opt for an open black velvet Kurta atop a casual black kurta like Ranbir Kapoor in this Manish Malhotra creation. The Bandhgala-style Kurta is accentuated by a row of Kashmiri embroidery as the border and whimsical brooches. Try this look for Sangeet or for an evening ahead of your big day.

12. Comfort in style 

Image courtesy: Farah Talib Aziz on Instagram

Next, wide-open pants and Kaftan-like velvet kurta designs make absolute sense for daytime functions. These Pakistani suit staples are perfect for winters as well as breezy, early spring weddings and chilly autumn affairs. Find your chosen combination, like the one modelled above in a deep, rich shade and flaunt a plain cut with a heavy embroidered neck, contrast dupatta and fabric on sleeves.

These velvet kurtas are perfect for any formal occasions as well as any category of people at the wedding. It can be worn by the bride, the groom, their siblings or even the guests. A velvet kurta looks rich and regal, and what better to attire yourself with than something like that.

Liked any of the velvet kurta designs? Tell us in comments which one would you pick as a favourite.