For every bride that wants to try out this piece of jewellery but still channel her personality with her outfit, we bring you the ultimate guide.
Naths have been essential for every Indian bride since the 16th century and are still an integral part of the Indian Bridal kit. If you're a to-be bride and hesitant on how to style this particular accessory in a way that complements your aesthetic, keep reading.
1. Stick to Vintage
Have you always dreamt of the big fat Indian wedding? Pair your traditional heirloom Nath with other heavy bridal jewellery and rich embroidered lehengas, with sequinned or zari embroidery in precious threads of gold or silver for that ethereal wedding ceremony.
2. The Colourful Bride
If you like being the quirky, colourful bride, we suggest you try art deco prints and textures with bold colour-blocking, lots of glitter and sequins and oxidised metal Naths. Tie it up with a bold lip and you are all ready for a glam cocktail night.
3. Minimal Chic
Simplicity is your style? Go for a simple, solid gold Nath with natural makeup and a minimal lehenga in shades of red and gold to still keep your look festive and traditional without going overboard, perfect for a Mehendi or even a close-knit engagement ceremony.
4. Kitschy Queen
Are you all about the kitschy, the edgy and the brazen? We think a silver antique-style Nath with some Kutch embroidery work on dark colours and a pop of colour on the eyes is a style you can get behind to be the glamorous bride on your reception night or at the engagement ceremony all the while being completely yourself.
5. Playful and Relaxed
If you're the no-frills type of bride, go for easy-to-carry shararas, dhotis or palazzos with rich shirts and layer with sheer dupattas, Naths with colourful gemstones, and make your mischief a part of your outfit for a fun Sangeet ceremony.
Get inspired as your favourite celebs don this timeless piece of clothing.