In one's wedding functions, there are many things to be concerned about, but the bridal attire is the one that occupies the most of one's thoughts as it’s their special day, and everyone wants to make a good impression on their wedding day. One's wedding festivities become the most treasured memory of one's life and therefore it matters a lot how one appeared and felt like in their ceremonies, considering photographs don't lie; they just retain and treasure what has been captured in them.
Every girl dreams of looking majestic in all her wedding festivities, especially her wedding day, and the perfect way to achieve this is by selecting their outfit in the shades that makes one look like a queen. While some colours are considered to be royal colours because obtaining them is a difficult task which makes them so expensive that only royalty can afford them, there are also colours that are not related to royalty but will definitely make a girl look magnificent and queenly.
If you are a bride-to-be who wants to make a statement by ditching regular colours, we have a list of colours that you can choose to wear if you want to look regal.
Purple is frequently linked with royalty, grandeur, wealth, power, and aspiration. It also denotes riches, extravagance, creativity, knowledge, dignity, grandeur, devotion, peace, pride, mystery, independence, and magic. Purple is also said to be the colour of the royals as it was so expensive that only the royals could afford it. A lehenga or a saree of this colour would make perfect attire for the wedding day. It can be paired with silver or diamond jewellery. This shade will suit all skin tones.
Blue comes in a variety of colours, tints, and hues, each with its own meaning. The colour royal blue is associated with communication, self-expression, intuition, and clarity. Blue is also associated with the concepts of trust, loyalty, confidence, stability, faith, and intellect. A lehenga/saree/gown of this colour would be a perfect outfit for the Sangeet ceremony. It can be paired with a statement diamond or zircon choker and statement earrings. TV Actress Disha Parmar, who married singer Rahul K. Vaidya, donned a beautiful royal blue coloured lehenga with diamond jewellery set. This shade of blue will suit mostly people with fair to medium skin tone.
Emerald green is associated with luxury, elegance, and majesty. It also symbolises balance, harmony, regeneration, and development. Green, being the hue of nature, represents vitality, prosperity, and abundance. An outfit of this colour would be a perfect attire that can be worn at the reception. Pairing it with diamond or zircon jewellery would give it an extra wow factor. This shade will suit people with a fair tone and cooler undertones.
Gold is a hue associated with extravagance, luxury, prosperity, and abundance. Illumination, love, compassion, courage, passion, magic, and wisdom are also linked with it. An outfit of this colour would be a perfect outfit for the wedding day or the reception party. Famous actress Deepika Padukone also wore a beautiful Gold colour saree with emerald green statement choker and earrings to her Bengaluru reception. Just like her you can pair your gold outfit with statement earrings and a choker. Since it is a timeless colour it will suit everyone regardless of their skin tone.
Silver is a sophisticated and distinctive shade that represents riches and achievement. It has qualities comparable to grey, but it is more vibrant, joyful, and playful. Silver is often associated with grace, refinement, elegance, and glamour. An outfit of this colour would be perfect for the Sangeet Ceremony or the reception party. If you feel a complete silver outfit would be too simple, you can pop it up by adding a contrasting shade in the border of the dupatta or a contrasting coloured blouse. It can be paired with a statement diamond or zircon choker, earrings and statement rings. Since Silver is also a timeless colour it will suit everyone regardless of their skin tone. Anissa Malhotra, wife of Adaar Jain and sister-in-law of famous actress Kareena Kapoor Khan made a style statement by wearing a beautiful silver shimmer lehenga to her wedding reception party.
Violet is the colour of spirituality and imagination. Violet is correlated with the future, imagination, and dreams. It spiritually calms the emotions and enhances our psychic abilities. It fosters emotional peace, which contributes to mental balance. Violet encourages sensitivity and compassion. It blends intelligence and strength with compassion and humility. It is ambitious and self-assured. Violet is primarily linked with royalty, conveying a sense of richness, luxury, and extravagance. An outfit in this shade will be perfect for engagement day or wedding day. It can be paired with statement jewellery and statement rings. This shade will suit everyone regardless of their skin tone.
Pink is the hue of universal love for oneself and others. Pink symbolises companionship, compassion, tranquillity, inner contentment, and likeability. Pink is also considered a comforting shade associated with love, compassion, and femininity. An outfit in this colour palette would be a great choice for an ‘outdoor day’ wedding against light contrasting coloured decor. It can be paired with silver or contrasting jewellery to give the outfit an extra wow factor. Sulagna Panigrahi who married Biswa Kalyan Rath, wore a gorgeous deep pink lehenga with sky blue dupatta on her wedding day. This shade is a warm shade in itself, so, it will suit people who have a fair to medium skin tone.
Indigo is a shade that is a combination of blue and violet. Indigo is a shade associated with commitment and service to others. It implies fairness and impartiality. The colour has a significant aspect to it that conveys knowledge and power. An outfit in this shade would be a great outfit for the Mehendi or Sangeet ceremony. It will suit anyone who has a cool undertone.