Now that you have the wedding planning underway, it’s time to get packing. The bridal trousseau, historically, includes everything a bride would need in her new life—from bed linen and stationery to clothing—in one neat package. Over the years, this has evolved to include clothes with more wear and versatility. Items that you can re-wear and repeat. If you’re on the hunt to elevate your trousseau-packing game, Vogue Wedding Show – The Virtual Edit 2021 has you covered. The mobile-friendly platform has a gamut of coveted designers to get you started. From saris and gowns to kurtas and lehengas, you can browse through the latest designer collections, make your final selections and even book appointments with the brands via the platform.
Read on to see what the modern bride’s trousseau looks like, according to some of India’s best designers. To get you started, here is a Vogue shortlist of trousseau essentials you need to invest in.
Every woman should own one traditional lehenga get-up for when it is required. Red and with authentic dabka handwork, this one is an heirloom-worthy piece to be passed down through generations.
With intricate play of hand-embroidered glass beads and crystals, this romantic blush pink lehenga set tops our list for a pre-wedding soirée.
Pack this one for when you need the perfect house warming puja outfit. The short kurti with vintage kalidar work can be dressed up for events with a matching sharara or worn over pants for a contemporary take.
A timeless brocade silk kurta says India no matter where in the world your new life takes you. Taking a more modern version is the achkan in a burst of colour.