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5 Ways to Look Gorgeous on your Mehendi & Haldi Ceremony Day

Hetal Shah
3 Aug 2018
Hetal Shah

Hetal Shah is a Digital Marketer, Content Creator and Lifestyle Blogger.

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Indian Weddings are not just a one-day event! “Shadi ka taam-jham” easily stays for 5-6 days with lots of Rituals and Traditions that the bride and groom along with their near and dear one perform. Mehendi and Haldi Ceremony are two major events for the bride. These are pre-wedding ceremonies when Friends and relatives apply Haldi to Bride’s body and Heena on her hands and feet.

Mehendi & Haldi Ceremony Outfit Ideas

As we all know, Haldi which is a Turmeric paste is a natural antiseptic for skin; which protects the skin from any unwanted infections. Also as per the Hindu belief, Haldi brings the much-needed glow to Bride’s face. Well, yes that's the reason; Haldi Ceremony is so special.

Along with that, Mehendi Ceremony is equally important, in which the "henna" is applied on bride's hands and feet. Both Pre Wedding Ceremonies include lots of fun, music, and dance. For the bride, this happens just before one day, when she is almost ready to dolled up to be the gorgeous bride the next day. When the ‘bride-to-be’ is just one day away from her Big Day, these are special occasions and of course they deserve a great outfit which should be pre-planned by the bride.

Mehendi & Haldi Ceremony Outfit For The Bride

If you are a bride to be, this Article is for you where we are sharing 5 Outfit Ideas for your Mehendi Ceremony & Haldi Ceremony. We have shared these ideas as per the latest trend, considering the charm of the occasion, how special it is for the bride and of course comfort for the bride. And guess what? We have also included some styling and jewelry tips at the end of the day for you. Enjoy the post.

Cape Dress for Haldi Ceremony

A cape dress woukd be the great choice for Haldi Function. It would add up a layer to your look whilst being lightweight and allowing more movement. You must choose yellow or Light Pink Coloured Cape Dress for the Haldi Ceremony. It will keep your look bright and indo-western. Add a pair of floral flats or floral Mojadis to complete the look. Accessorize yourself with a flower Maang tikka or flower earrings.

Cape Dress for Haldi Ceremony

Lehenga with Cape Blouse

Cold-Shoulder Dress for Mehndi Ceremony

Who doesn't love cold-shoulder dresses? For Mehndi Ceremony, the shades of green and green blends would be the most appropriate ones. If you don't want common green color, then go with turquoise green, adding a freshness to your look. The turquoise green would be a rare color in the room! So, choose the Turquoise Cold-Shoulder Flared Dress or Cold-Shoulder Kurti with beautiful embroidery for your Mehndi Ceremony. Add Floral Vines in your loose wavy hair to look drop-dead gorgeous!

Cold-Shoulder Dress for Mehndi Ceremony

Cold Shoulder Lehenga

Sharara Dress

Sharara is the talk of the town again! Sharara is a combination of a short Kurti and flared pants. This combination is an evergreen one when it comes to Haldi or Mehndi Ceremony. The Yellow Sharara would look classic on your Haldi Ceremony. Apply green eyeliner to compliment your costume. You can wear green stone earrings to add appropriate jewelry to your look. Make sure you include a little bit of glitter in your costume, being a bride, you have to look different from the crowd.

Sharara Dress


Yellow-Pink Lehenga Choli for Haldi Ceremony

Pink and Yellow are the happiest color combination ever! To show affection and joy, go for Yellow-Pink Coloured Lehenga Choli. Pink color adds feminine sense and yellow adds a sense of a new beginning. Pick up a lightweight Yellow-Pink Lehenga Choli, as it will make you look like a princess and also allow maximum movement. Keep the makeup light and pinkish, add a pair of pink Flower Earrings or even a Flower Bracelet. Make a Loose Braid and put crystal pins. 

Yellow Pink Lehenga Choli

Traditional Embellished Short Skirt for Mehndi Ceremony

Traditional Embellished Short Skirt is the new wave for Indian traditional fashion. It combines western and Indian traditions in the best way. The colors like pink, blue, yellow, green show happiness, while all the mirror work and crystal embellishments give a royal touch to your costume. Wear this with a traditional choli or a top with tassels and pompoms. Put on chunky pompom earrings and Maang tikka, you're all set to rule your Mehendi Ceremony!

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Sonam Kapoor in Manish Arora

This is how you can get creative with your Haldi Ceremony Dresses and Mehndi Ceremony Dresses..

The Tips you must keep in mind for Mehendi & Haldi Ceremony Day

  • Tip 1- Pick happy and bright colors like yellow and pink for Haldi Ceremony, bright or neon greens for Mehndi Ceremony.
  • Tip 2- Try to add some glitter and shimmer to your look, to stand out!
  • Tip 3- Wear the jewelry that compliments your costume, not the fashion. Best would be Maang tikka, flower earrings, and flower Haathphool.

Floral Jewellery for The Bride

  • Tip 4- Pick on costumes that allow maximum movements like, Ghagra, Sharara, Flared Pants, Flared Gowns or Knee-Length Skirts.
  • Tip 5- Don't put it too simple and minimal. It is your day, add something Extra!

Follow these simple traditional dressing tips and you are all set to win the day! Make your celebrations memorable and your outfits even more!

Well, we hope you all loved reading this post and would share with your "bride-to-be" friends. Help them make their Haldi Ceremony and Mehndi Ceremony the best! Stay tuned for more Interesting and helpful Bridal Posts!

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