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8 Style Lessons from Madhuri

25 Sep

Yesterday, I wrote a post on the Top 10 outfits worn by Madhuri Dixit-Nene on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa that you can take inspiration from for your wedding trousseau, and even if you’re a wedding guest! It was a LONG post, and there were tid-bits of style advice strewn all over it. You know I love making it easy for you to have all your top tips in one place, so here’s a summary of Style Lessons For Brides from that post!

1. Leave that necklace at home if your blouse/yoke is already full of colours, patterns and/or embroidery.

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2. If you’re wearing bright colours, or a heavily embroidered outfit, keep the makeup super natural otherwise you’ll look OTT.

3. You can wear black in your first year of marriage (ok, that’s just me!)

4. Plain saris in bright fabrics with a golden border are still in. Buy a few for your trousseau!

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5. Sometimes, chunky gold bracelets (one on each wrist, or a pair on one wrist) are all you need to accessorise your arms when in India wear.

6. Every bride must own a pair of big gold jhumkis. They go with most Indian outfits.

7. Experiment with blouse cuts and designs, so you have a variety in your trousseau. Sleeveless, halter-necks and sheer blouses will make you feel your own age. Floral prints and mirror-work add a fun element, and are not cliched…yet.

8. It’s not necessary to wear only expensive metal jewellery, as sometimes something inexpensive like antique silver will be the perfect accessory for your Indian outfit.

Gorgeous antique silver earrings

Gorgeous antique silver earrings

Images Courtesy: Madhuri Dixit-NeneJhalak Dikhhla Jaa & Colors TV

What basic style rules do you follow when it comes to Indian Wear?

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3 Responses to “8 Style Lessons from Madhuri”

  1. payal September 25, 2013 at 8:04 pm #

    Tx for all ur valuable advise u share wth us girls.pls suggest some nice designers n boutiques for cocktail n reception gowns n dresses .and also a gud Makeup artist (senior) at ambika pillai .r some one gud who doesn’t make one luk red brick chalk cake.tx again .

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  2. Divya September 27, 2013 at 10:42 pm #

    Apart from Madhuri’s beautiful saris and lehengas, its her charm and grace that always adds beauty to her entire look…and ya you’re right about black…its always a debate… 🙂

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  3. Sara Triphathi Chandra October 12, 2013 at 1:05 am #

    Keeping neck bare is something that I learnt from Madhuri! I love your other ideas as well 🙂

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