Pakistani Wedding Dresses - What a Joy
By Harjit Irani
Traditional Pakistani bridal dresses are a must for Pakistani brides. Otherwise she does not appear to be getting married. This is a life changing day for her. She will want to look elegant and beautiful. Some affluent families go to the point of buying very expensive dresses. This could be designed by a professional Pakistani fashion designer. But a graceful dress can be bought at a reasonable price. This is also a part of the expense and should be taken into consideration for a Pakistani wedding day.
For a groom the wedding dress is not that expensive. He wears a churidar pajama and kurta or shervani. Churidar is a tight fitting sort of a salwar. This is mostly made of silk which is a high quality fabric. He may also wears a topee on his head. The groom may look simple but the dresses are colorful. Some Pakistani weddings are getting westernized now. The males have started wearing trousers and jackets.
Brides are expected to keep their faces hidden in a veil. Some prefer to wear a burkah. Still they look beautiful and colorful. Both brides and grooms look elegant on their wedding. They are hero and heroine of the day. They wear lot of make ups. Wedding day is very memorable for both bride and the groom. They remember it for the rest of their life. Pakistani wedding dresses are becoming very expensive now days. Rich families wear lot of gold, diamonds and other jewellery. Girls wear expensive lehnga. This may cost to the amount of thousands of rupees. Pakistani lengha is rich with gold embroidery. Red is the most popular color. Some prefer to wear ghagra choli. Friends of the bride also look very beautiful in their colorful Pakistani suits.
Pakistani wedding dresses are woven in different fabrics. It could be silk, cotton, zari, georgette, or crape material. They have a lot of embroidery work done on them. This may be mirror, bead and cutwork. Pakistani shaadi as they would say it in Urdu is very different from other cultural marriages. The unique colors and designs stand out the most as traditional western mix, to create an exotic blend for the guests to see. This also includes the eye catching art of henna or mehndi.. This is where original floral patterns are painted on the bride's hand and feet.
To find out more about Pakistani outfits it is the best to do a search for Pakistani clothes online.