Distinct cultural and traditional looks that will leave you breathless.
This video shows one woman giving life to various ceremonial traditions and Indian wedding looks. Please be advised that this video is absolutely stunning.
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A saree is a single-piece garment that brides from South India typically wear. It is an unstitched fabric that measures five to nine yards, wrapped intricately to form a dress.
A lehenga is a top and skirt pair that is common for brides to wear in North India.
Red and gold are traditional colors for Indian bridal outfits.
Red has a significant presence within Indian culture. It represents wealth, good fortune, prosperity, and is associated with passion as well as purity.
Brides adorn themselves in gold to invoke the goddess Lakshmi and her blessings of prosperity.
These adornments are held in place by hooks hidden within the bride’s hair. It is meant to stave off bad energy and symbolizes the third eye or ajna chakra, a gateway towards wisdom.