Look no further than family heirloom pieces for your wedding. Big and bold traditional jewellery is back in trend. “Chokers with layering, patri haars, passas, jhumkis, large oversized studs in kundan and polki are in,” says Simran Bhosal, 49, owner of Anaha Jewellery, Chandigarh. T big change this season is the overall shift to pastels in stones. “While emeralds and rubies are evergreen, pearls, tanzanites, south sea pearls, spinel rubies, golden topaz, tourmaline aquamarine and green chalcedony are some refreshing colours to choose from.”
Price: Rs 10,000
Posting pictures on various social media forums is at an all time high. Your D-day should be all about being captured in natural light. “The bride and groom also want to spend time interacting with their guests and getting to know them better. There is no time for staged photography anymore,” says photographer Bani Seth, 24. All set to tie the knot herself next month, Seth is confident the trend of pre-and post-wedding shoots is here to stay. “Social media is everything, everyone wants that perfect shot, while at the same time, they want to look beautiful, naturally. The setting keeps changing from outdoors or indoors depending on the couple’s need. This season is all about staged studio shots like the ones you see in various wedding magazines,” she informs. So, while you should keep it simple on the wedding day, go all out glamorous in your pre- and post wedding shoots.
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The new-age brid defy expectations and is keen to wear wh on style but is also comfortable. Fashion Jasmine Bains, 32, feels that the Christm look is history. “Off whites, yellows and d are the colours in season. In fact, anythin the bride’s skin tone is the colour to go fo Bains. Opt for classic cuts, sheer tops, or pattas which are lighter in weight and so that flow, like georgettes and silks sugges who runs a label called Jasmine.
Price: Starts at Rs 20,000
Bling it on
Complement the all-natural make-up look with bright nail colours and heavy nail art. “Every four months trends change. With so many nail accessories to chose from, it’s best to share your outfit with the artist so that the nail art can be planned accordingly,” says Binney Kaur, 28, owner of Binny’s Nail Art and Spa. Medium to long length nails with Swarovski and 3-D effect is in this season.
Price: Rs 5,000 onwards
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Natural makeup works very well with pastel attire. Highlight it with some metallic eyeliner to look your best. “Minimalistic make-up is the key to an everlasting picture,” says Safina Butalia, 28, make up artist with a degree from the London School of Make Up (2017). “Dewy make up with a hint of blush pink is trending,” she says. But not before you take care of your skin well in time. Layering your skin with layers of make-up is a big no-no, so take out the time and follow a good skin care regime to looks beautiful naturally on your big day.