If there’s anything that would describe the millennials, it’s the fact that they’re perennially hooked on to the internet and social media. Currently belonging to the age group of 22yrs-36yrs, millennials have completely changed the image of shopping culture. Globally savvy, they’re looking for fashion inspirations across various platforms before zeroing any item.
Well, as this wedding season will majorly be about the millennial brides, the plans are focused on Instagram worthy weddings. With multiple outfit switches over the wedding, brides-to-be are more open to splurging on a well-curated trousseau rather than one magnificent wedding dress. As destinations shift to palaces and beach, it’s the personalized experience that intrigues the millennial bride-to-be more than anything else. Steering away from traditions, the modern bride picks her trousseau that says “more like me” rather than “this looks right”. Her trousseau encapsulates a vivid mix of modern picks as well as heirloom ensembles to be passed on to generations. She might have charmed the onlookers with her look from the sangeet night to the aisle, but her trousseau curation requires nifty planning to enhance that bridal glow for post marriage appearances as well.
So, all the millennial bride-to-be out there, take notes as we break down your trousseau must-packs with a perfect harmony of traditional and modern aesthetics:
If you don’t want to go overboard with predictable ethnic looks post marriage, give it a toss with a couple of contemporary jackets. A jacket instantly lends a modern twist transforming the mundane ethnics wear completely. A comfy longline jacket to add a dash of flamboyance to a tunic-palazzo co-ord is a win-win for family get-togethers while a skirt-crop top lehenga ensemble looks just perfectly urban when teamed with a shimmery jacket for a fancy after-reception party.
Concept Sarees to Rescue
A millennial bride’s style-savvy trousseau is incomplete without a couple of concept sarees to accentuate her newly wedded sumptuousness with aplenty comfort. If you fancy about wearing sarees for that quintessential post marriage nuance but want to keep away from the draping hassles, concept sarees are your saviour. With an ease of a zipper, it’s a blissful option slip into a sari gown or a palazzo sari for cocktail soirees or a sophisticated dinner at a swanky restaurant.
Polished with Basics
Investing in a considerable curation of Kurta is a no-brainer as you’d be doing numerous desi appearances post marriage. While there’s nothing more feminine than an aesthetically beautiful kurta, sleek tailored tunics also make the cut to carry the look sans the fuss packed with chicness. You can always build up the ethnicity with traditional accessories or give it a low key nod to match your millennial mojo.
Chic Crops & Cowls
Being a millennial, you’d prefer your trousseau repertoire to be experimental with a taste of your own personality. Dhoti and crop top separates are the perfect way to add a hint of your quirky streak. Adorn a glamorous look for the first festive gathering at the house in a meticulously embroidered crop top-dhoti pant co-ord and you’ll be the cynosure of all eyes.
When it comes to jewellery, a hardcore millennial scours well-studied inspirations of latest trends to complete her trousseau. As the year brings renditions of the 90’s, your jewellery picks ought to be an experimental curate of all sized-shaped hoops, sleek chokers and layered necklaces. A classic cocktail ring for chic soiree look and jhumkis to go with your sizeable collection of ethnic wear deserve a must-pack space in your trousseau.