Get fit! Seems like a simple enough method to look your best on your wedding (or your bestie’s wedding!) day. But did you know - irrespective of how far you are from your “ideal weight”, your body shape remains constant. And there’s a way to dress it up, intelligently, so that you highlight your best features and shift focus away from the areas you …(don’t want to highlight).
We got two stylists, Nikita Sethi & Meha Bhargava, to spill the beans about which style of lehenga will suit which body type, dupatta draping and what blouse style to go for! Brides, use these tips to choose your big day lehenga, choli & dupatta wisely!
Brides, use these tips to choose your big day lehenga, choli & dupatta wisely!
What to wear: Full flared high-waist lehenga
What to avoid: Heavy or big embroidery and patterns around the waist.
What to wear: A-line lehengas or lehengas with a lot ghera
For the blouse, opt for boat neck & off-shoulder styles that are either in bright hues or heavily embellished - the point is to shift focus from your hips to your bust & waist instead.
What to avoid: Fish tail lehengas as they tend to focus on hips and legs area.
What to wear: Heavily flared lehengas
What to avoid: A short or tight blouse especially in light colours, as it will make you look even wider on top.
What to wear: A-line skirts or heavily flared lehengas
What to avoid:
What to wear: You're a free bird. Experiment with any style (even fish cut!) from full-ghera to a short choli, net dupatta, heavy embroidery on all or any parts of the lehenga – you are probably the only body shape that can wear every combination you can think of.
What to avoid: Nothing to avoid!
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