A wedding is the union of two people along with their families, it is considered to be a very special day for both the people getting married and the families. Weddings are never easy as there are plenty of things that need to be taken care of such as the venue of the wedding, catering, decoration, logistics and many more. But the most important and time consuming decision that alters the fate of the wedding, is the bridal dress. The wedding day is the most important day of her life as everything henceforth changes and she enters into a new life with a new family and a new home.

The wedding day for the bride is the day when she would want to look her best as the entire focus would be on her, all the eyes of the people around her and the cameras would be gazing at her.

Lets see what all the various brides of India wear for that special day in their lives.

  • Kanjeevaram sarees: - Kanjeevaram Sarees are the pride of South-Indian women. Although it a saree that is a native of Kuchipuram in Tamil Nadu, almost all South-Indian brides wear Kanjeevarams. They are known for their exquisite temple borders.

    Kanjeevaram sarees
  • Net Sarees: - Just like silk sarees are popular down South, net sarees are popular in the North. Most brides in the northern states choose net sarees with different types of embroidery work on it. The distinct feature of these sarees is that they are transparent.

    net sarees
  • Banarasi saree: - The Banarasi saree comes from the holy city of Kashi. While the core silk material comes from Banaras, the golden work on it is done in Bengal. The brightness of a Banarasi saree is unsurpassed.

    Banarasi saree
  • Sambalpuri Saree: - Odhisa has many beautiful sarees like Katki and Bomkai in its kitty. However, if an Oriyya bride has to choose, she would choose a Sambalpuri silk saree like this one. The work on the anchal is what makes these sarees stand out.

    Sambalpuri Saree
  • Assam Silk: - Assam silk or Muga silk is respected as one of finest silk sarees in India. The Assamese bride usually wears a white silk saree with red borders.

    Assam Silk saree
  • Gota Saree: - Gota is a kind of lace that is attached to the pallu and hem of the saree. Gota work is specifically for the bride and can be attached to any saree.

    Gota Saree
  • Reshame Saree: - Resham is a kind of  South silk saree that is very widely worn for weddings in South India. This saree has a very wide variety in terms of designs and patterns.

    Reshame Saree
  • Zardosi Sarees: - Zardosi is a kind of embroidery work that can be done on both silk and net sarees. Zardosi work sarees are right now the most popular kind of Indian bridal sarees all over India.

    Zardosi Saree
  • Paithani: - Paithani silk saree that hail from the region of Aurangabad are one of the most expensive sarees in India. The Maharashtrian bride most often wears a Paithani. It is fabled that Paithani sarees have real gold thread work on them.

    Paithani saree
  • Bandhani Or Bandhej Saree: - Bandhani saree has a special kind of stoned and polka-dotted look that is its trademark. Rajasthanis and Gujaratis traditionally wear Bandhani or Bandhez sarees.

    Bandhani saree
  • Pattu Saree: - The Pattu saree is a creation in Kerala. The serenely white and gold saree is most commonly seen at Kerala weddings. Also, many Christian brides from different parts of the country wear the white Pattu sarees keeping with tradition.

    Pattu kerala Saree
  • Brocade Silk: - Brocade silk is a different type of silk saree. The shimmering brocade material is used to make the borders and pallu of the traditional silk saree. Due to its brightness, many Indian brides commonly wear this saree.

    Brocade Silk saree