10 Essential bangles for every bridal trousseau!
Apart from the outfit, which is generally the lehenga, the next most important part of a bride’s wedding ensemble is the jewellery. Even though the most eye-catchy piece of jewellery may be the necklace or the pair of earrings or probably the nath, the bangles will always remain an important part of the entire look.
However, selecting the type and colour of bangles you choose for your wedding ceremonies can be an arduous task and it can go either horribly wrong or you could win some hearts! Nonetheless, you need to choose carefully, if you want people to pay attention to those pair of wrists.
I’ve got you 10 types of bangles you should essentially have in your trousseau to make your wrists stand out on each function:
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Kangans have been the most ornate and traditional piece of jewellery, over generations. These charming, majestic and beautiful kangans are capable of adding a royal touch to your look.
TIP: Pair them with a set of simple bangles, to make them stand out and break the monotony!
2. Diamond bangles
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If you are a bride who wants to stick with a minimalistic look, then diamond bangles are a great option for you. They look elegant, classy and subtle and also add the right amount of bling and shine to your entire bridal outfit. Also, you could pair up a couple of diamond bangles with a set of simpler ones to balance it out.
TIP: They are best suited for your cocktail or reception ceremony.
3. Pearl bangles
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Pearls are something that go well with any colour and almost all styles of clothing. These can really lift your wedding ensemble to a whole new level.
TIP:You could only adorn pearl bangles or you could interspace them between a set of other hued bangles, that match with your outfit, to add the extra charm and dazzle.
4. Glass bangles
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Glass bangles have been a household favorite and they are a timeless favourite especially for the quintessential Maharashtrian brides.
TIP: Pair it with a couple of kangans to break the monotony!
5. Bridal Chudha
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The chudha is a significant part of a bride’s wedding ensemble. Although these days brides have started opting out for some unconventional and offbeat colours for their chudha, the red and white combination still remains a favourite pick!
TIP: Add a bit of bling to them and opt out some shiny and shimmery ivory ones and pair them with the red/maroon bangles.
6. Amrapali bangles
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An amrapali bangle between a set of simple bangles can stand out and add that quirkiness and oomph to your entire look.
TIP: Something that you should preferably adorn at your mehendi function owing to it being so bright and and colourful!
7. Meenakari work bangles
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This tricolour set of gorgeous meenakari bangles studded with kundan work and pearls is charming and attractive. You could wear meenakari work bangles if you want to go in for a simpler look, or meenakari kadas if you want something chunkier. You could have monochrome ones or you could mix and match!
TIP: A perfect accessory for your sangeet ceremony.
8. Gota bangles
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If you’re wearing a simple, monochrome lehenga you can choose to adorn these pretty, traditional and ethnic gota patti bangles in some vibrant and peppy colours!
TIP:Something that can make you stand out on your Sangeet or mehendi ceremony!
9. Zardosi bangles
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Gorgeous and authentic Zardosi bangles, studded with tiny pearls are a charming piece of jewellery for any to-be-bride to opt out for.
TIP: It’s best if you mix and match the patterns and colours, making it look more peppy and offbeat!
10. Pom pom bangles
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Another bright and colourful type of bangle! You just cannot go wrong with these. You could either wear ones with tiny little pom poms or ones with big, hanging pom poms, if you want to go all out!!
TIP: These can be used as wedding favours, especially on your mehendi ceremony.
Which bangle suits your style?