Pakistani weddings are synonymous with women wearing vividly coloured, heavily ornamented bridal dresses that come in many colours. But these are mostly dominated by the red colour and its closely related sub colours. The dresses, the ornaments, mostly gold heavy and the makeup add to the radiant glow of the bride. The brides look like life sized dolls clad so beautifully and aesthetically that one cannot but continue to gaze and appreciate her attire for the day.
Like the bride, the groom is more often than not is also dressed in traditional sherwani (a long close-collar coat) with a turban (the headdress) and looks not less than a prince of the olden days.
While the choices for the groom are limited, the bridal dresses for the brides and her friends have a wide range. These dresses are known as sharara, gharara, lehnga choli, mermaid cut lehnga, choridar pajama with angrakha. Besides these dresses are heavily embroidered. Some of these embroidery works are gotta, dabka, kora, beads, thread work, discs, resham embroidery (resham ka kaam) hat add to the elegance to traditional wedding dresses.
If you happen to be visiting Pakistan, insist your hosts to take you to a wedding – you will cherish the memories for a long time. Remember the weddings are followed by a very heavy and lavish dinner.
View some of the wedding dresses compositions herein under….
|Dulhan Bridal dresses|
|Double Shaadi Bridal dresses|
|shyness in Bridal dresses|
|dulha Bridal dresses|
|rasam Bridal dresses|
|iraj manzoor bridal dresses|
|Finally.. bridal dresses|
|bride has a face|
Posted By : USMAN AWAN