Blouses are worn with lehengas and sarees. When decorated with gorgeous designs and embroidery, a plain blouse can transform into a beautiful designer blouse. This is all the more impressive when paired with wedding sarees, so that your silk and zari sari stands out in the crowd.
There’s a plethora of blouse designs to choose from that are at times inspired from Bollywood. Whether you are the bride, the bridesmaid or the invitee, there is a design to suit everyone.
Changing demands in bridal blouse designs
Blouse patterns have evolved tremendously over the past few years. They are now available in many styles. There are various cuts in sleeves, detailing and necklines. Embellishments are no longer confined to lace and embroidery. You have frills, pin-tucks and several other trends in the market. As a bride, you are spoilt for choice.
- No longer the staid colours of the past; brides today demand vibrant colours.
- Embellishments are in vogue.
- Women also love rangoli, mehndi or kundan work on their blouses for the traditional look. Stone –work is a rage too.
Work on blouse designs
Embellishments, embroidery and kundan work are in great demand. Necklines are no longer the traditional round or V- shaped ones. Necklines range from scoop, oval, or ribbon-lined ones to those embellished with mukkash or maggam.
Today, blouse materials are no longer plain cotton or silk. They range from georgette, crepe, wrinkle-free brocade, lycra, poly-viscose to velvet, pure silk and blends. The prices range from around 600/- to as high as 7000/- depending on the kind of embellishments and material used.
The styling patterns also vary from boat necks to thin and heavy straps. The desire for a unique blouse has many opting for designer blouses, although these can be very expensive. The designer range would have kundan or makkash work, with zardozi embroidery, and fabrics to match.
Heavy work on Blouse Designs
If you do not mind shelling out some mega-bucks for that special look, there are many designer labels available for the would-be bride. With designer blouses for bridal wear inspired by bollywood stars, sky is the limit.
Heavy zardozi, crystal or polki work on fabrics like brocade and velvet are ideal for a bride. Such blouses look gorgeous and are ideal for wearing with lehengas or sarees at any wedding or formal function. If you are looking forward to dressing up for your wedding, now is the time to start on your shopping!
Here are some of the best blouse designs to choose from: