Spent a bomb on that bridal lehenga and don't want to give up on it too soon? We totally understand what brides go through post their nuptials. Your wedding is over and now you have no clue what to do with that bridal outfit that's been lying in your wardrobe ever since. It's too precious to get rid off, too heavy to wear elsewhere, and most importantly, everyone has already seen you in it! Sigh. However, it needn't be this way, beautiful brides. Here are 3 designer-approved style hacks to give your wedding ensembles an instant upgrade. From pairing your embellished blouse with a tulle sari to throwing on a crisp white shirt on your heavy bridal lehenga, make your wedding outfits occasion-appropriate and as good as new.
Designer Tamanna Punjabi Kapoor
A mint tulle lehenga with silk floss & mirror embroidery, complimented with a tulle gharara and a jacket kurta with a matching bustier
"Dupattas are my absolute favourite! They are versatile textile wonders which can be layered and draped to create innovative silhouettes and shapes. Pleat your dupatta and tuck it in your jeans or churidar pants, or drape it over your shoulder like a half-sari. You can also mix and match heavy and light dupattas to create unique styles."
Polka and stripe sarees with beautifully embellished bohemian blouses and belts
"Investing in an elegant and ornate blouse is your best bet. To exude a contemporary, boho-chic vibe, you can pair a basic chiffon or tulle sari with the glamorous blouse. Alternatively, if saris are not your scene, simply opt for a gharara, sharara or pick an off-beat lehenga style. By changing around your lower bottoms you can entirely revamp your ethnic look for an array of occasions."
An ivory knotted top paired with flared high waist pants, embroidered with black resham and mirrors
"A bralette is a versatile element in any outfit. One may team their bralette over a crisp, classic white shirt for a casual layered look, or may simply choose to layer it under an oversized blazer set. To give your bridal attire a sensational upgrade, pair the lehenga, sharara, or flared pants with a sexy bralette. This eclectic ensemble would be perfect for a cocktail party."