Designer Gaurang Shah answers Style queries of myShaadi Brides
Brides are always apprehensive about their Wedding Day outfit and the final look. Every bride wants to look like princess and has a particular picture in her mind about her wedding attire. But there is always a dilemma regarding what kind of silhouette would suit her, colours that would compliment her skin tone, the latest trends in Bridal wear and so on. Designer Gaurang Shah answered some of these queries for our brides to be. Read on..
Hi, I am getting married in Dec this year in Delhi winters. I am very confused about the kind of fabric, silhouette and colours I should go for as far as my wedding outfit is concerned. Could you help? - Sarika Wahi, Delhi
Gaurang: For a winter wedding, a kanjeevaram silk saree would be most apt. A red saree wouls be very traditional and elegant. If she wants to cut away from the red, a gold-silver tissue kanjeevaram will give her the grandeur and also stand apart.
I have a very petite frame and look even slimmer in Indian outfits. Can you suggest some cuts and designs suitable for my Reception outfit that would compliment my body type? - Ritu Verma, Mumbai
Gaurang: For a petite frame, a saree will look absolutely graceful. And will not make one look skimpy. A paithani or uppada saree worn with a nice blouse will do.all the needful. A saree will.make any woman of any body type look elegant.
What are the latest trends in Indian Bridal Couture, I would love to experiment with fusion outfits for my upcoming wedding. - Priyanka Sachdev, Bangalore
Gaurang: Latest trends for fusion outfits will be experimenting with textures and fabrics. For instance an organza saree worn with a jamdani blouse, or a kalamkari jacket worn over a kanjeeveram saree looks very royal and different.
Which Indian outfits would look best on a tall bride like me? I am 5'9 and have a slim body type? I want a very traditional look for my Wedding Day? What sort of fabrics, colours and cuts could I go for? - Akriti Khemka, Delhi
Gaurang: A saree, a lehenga or an Anarkali does absolute juatice to a bride.
About Gaurang Shah
GAURANG is an avid exponent of varied textures and rich borders in the weaves. Be it a cotton saree with a silk border or a muga tussar border with a khadi body, the creations are an enchanting fusion of tradition and craftsmanship. Different types of yarns like dupion, jute, muga, noil adorned by gold and silver zari are used for the design weaves whereas, eco friendly and natural dyes from various fruits and leaves enrich the enchanting range of the creations. View Profile