Pakistani Wedding Dresses:
wedding dresses come in different fabrics from cotton to silk, from georgettes to
Pakistan, there is no greater event in a family than a wedding. Pakistani wedding
dresses can range from a
few thousand to a few lac rupees.
There is no
limit as far as variety in Pakistani bridal dresses are concerned. This is
because every part of Pakistan manufactures its own peculiar style in terms
of the weaves, embroidery and fabric. The most
expensive are considered the south silk ones that are woven with pure
gold. In fact it is said that if one had to remove the gold threads and
melt them then anything from a few grams to almost a kilo of gold can be
Today Pakistani wedding dresses have a
lot of work done on them. Zari, embroidery, organza, zardozi, sequins,
cut work, mirror work, patchwork, pearl work, kundan, are all
different kinds of work, which beautify the sari. In
some professionals offer Bridal
Trousseau Packing services for
Pakistani bridal wedding dresses. Here, wedding dresses & other items of the wedding trousseau are
neatly packed into suit cases & decorated.
The traditional style
of marriage is followed, it is being totally re-vamped. The traditional
colors of the wedding dresses of red and pink are being replaced by peach,
wine and burgundy. Colors and fabrics that blend with the skin are given
more importance. Stiff silks in wedding dresses are being replace by
fabrics like crepe, satin and chiffon.
The ghaghra choli and Lehnga are more commonly used as wedding dresses.
The ghaghra is a long skirt and the choli is a short blouse that leaves
the naval open. There is a long fabric, rectangular in shape that is
tucked in the right hand side of the skirt so that it falls from the
right shoulder to cover the choli and to give a nic look and it is
The way of dressing, the
food habits, language, differs from place to place. There is also
variety in the way Pakistani marriages are celebrated.
Amongst the common wedding dresses worn in Pakistan is the Ghagra Choli or
Pure gold and wiring is used for those who can afford an extremely
expensive Pakistani wedding dress. Otherwise there is gold and silver washed wires.
Irrespective, an Pakistani wedding dresses invaluable at any budget, still
looking as beautiful as the most expensive one. Apart from the Ghagra Choli the sari is the most popular wedding
outfit worn in its variable forms depending on the region. No matter what
a Pakistani bride wears, she does look like a living doll, decorated on her