Wedding Clothes and Jewelry in Pakistan

Wedding is a memorable traditional event in every one's life. The dress and jewelry play the major role as the bride and the groom want to look elegant. Wedding dress and jewelry is very important in Pakistan also. Pakistani bride selects a perfect wedding dress to look attractive. She will remember this for the rest of her life.

There are plenty of types of wedding dress like Sharara, gharara, lehenga choli, mermaid cut lehenga, churidar and pyjama with angrakha, salwar kameez, Pakistani salwar suits and saree to select for the wedding in Pakistan. They are also available to suit everyone's financial position. Bridegroom's dresses in Pakistan are designed in such a way that they cater for both tradition and style. The dress can be white, black or any other color. However, black is liked superior by most of the grooms. These dresses are designed and cut by specialist designers.

Bride and the groom's garments are decorated with embroidery work using threads, beads, discs, silver and gold threads. Sherwani is a long coat, which fits close to the body is worn by the groom over his normal dress. Sherwani is fitted with number of buttons to fasten in the front. Sherwani is also embroidered such that it gives a pleasing look. Peshawri and Baloochi are two types of Sherwani decorated with embroidery. In addition, some of the grooms wear turban. Turban is always in the traditional red color. Sandals are the footwear preferred for the wedding.

Brides invariably prefer traditional lehenga choli rather than sari and choli. Wedding sarees in Pakistan are made with plenty of gold or silver thread designs. This increases the weight of the saree. Pakistani brides are more comfortable with the light weight lehenga choli. Lehenga choli is nothing but a long skirt and blouse. Choli is embroidered along the neck line, hem, side hem and chest. Lehenga is embroidered heavily to give a beautiful and elegant look. Some of the brides prefer to wear churidar. In any case, the bride in Pakistan should wear veil known as duppatta. Duppatta is a long piece of cloth beautified with embroidery work. Duppatta is hung on the shoulder and it is also used to cover their face.

Jewelry of wedding in Pakistan is unique in nature. According to the status of the family the jewels are selected. Jewels are very important in a wedding in Pakistan. Along with sophisticated jewels to wear on the neck, hands they also wear nath and tikka. Nath is a nose ring and tikka is pendant like ornament hanging on the forehead to beautify the bride. Importance is given to match the jewelry and the wedding dress. In modern days wedding in Pakistan, necklace, bracelets, earrings and rings are designed to the current fashion.

In resent times, designers of wedding clothes and jewelry in Pakistan, design that highlights the pleasing wedding look of bride and groom. Designers get these designs from film stars' costumes. Thus by mixing tradition with modern designs, dress and jewelry of wedding in Pakistan march on.

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