There’s something about winter weddings that make them so special. Considering the pretty decor, piping hot food, and a lot of alcohol to make yourself feel great, the only problem is that you’re mostly shivering in the cold because of your backless blouses and suits. To live up to the shaadi spirit and in full desi style, here’s some dresses to wear in a winter wedding to look glam but still not freeze!
A long woolen kurta with full sleeves in a rich purple colour will surely keep you cozy yet stylish. Pair it with woolen leggings or a palazzo (like in the picture) to look your best while you still keep warm. Price: Rs 4,490. Buy it here.
The bandhgala will protect your neck from the cold winds blowing at the wedding! A lehenga-skirt paired with an ankle length kurta that’s well-fitted can go a long way in protecting you from the chill winds blowing. Price: Rs 4,545. Buy it here.
This beautiful full sleeved achkan suit is vibrant, bright and just the right piece to keep you warm and snug. The achkan button-down paired with a silk skirt in a darker pink shade makes this a lovely pick. You can easily wear thermals underneath this suit and be the diva at the wedding you plan to attend! Price: Rs 13,990. Buy here.
This pretty as ever midnight blue gown cum anarkali is really da bomb! The red embroidery, the frayed edges and the beautiful mirror work on the neckline makes this must-have wedding season outfit! Carry a stole or a shawl in the colour of the embroidery to wrap it around your neck as an added accessory! Price: Rs 1,499. Buy it here.
Dhoti pants are such a saviour, especially when it comes to winter weddings. They look uber glam and are really an amazing option to invest in. Pair silk dhoti pants with a quilted jacket (or even a woolen kurti) and heavy gem based jewellery. If you’re the kind who feels extra cold, you can even wear leggings underneath your dhoti pants and no one will know! *Wink* Get it here: Dhoti Pants (Rs 1,990); Quilted Jacket (Rs 2,490)
What could be better than if you could pair a warm layer without having to compromise even a little bit on your Indian wear style? Yes, this is possible! This suit comes with a pretty and heavily embroidered jacket that will protect you when others freeze! Price: Rs 2,499. Buy it here.
Velvet is such a great pick for winter weddings. It not only looks and feels luxurious, but is extremely warm too. Go for a jacket style kurta and pair it with a bright coloured skirt or lehenga this shaadi season for a winning look! Price: Rs 4,649. Buy it here.
Whoever said full-sleeved blouses weren’t in vogue were totally wrong! Pair your favourite saree with a full sleeved blouse in a thick fabric. This heavily embellished blouse and saree will make you feel festive, haute and hot! Price: Rs 8,100. Buy it here.
This red kurti paired with golden straight fit pants is basically almost as comfortable as when you put on a pair of jeans. And because both the top and bottom can be paired with so many different things, this is a really versatile set of separates to own. (Psst, both the pants and the kurti are easy-fit, so you can comfortably cosy up in thermals underneath!) Price: Rs 1,299. Buy it here.
This pretty, pretty double layer anarkali kurta will not just protect you, but also doubles up as a big fashion statement this year. Double anarkalis are big in Indian festive wear right now, and this makes owning this piece a must-have to fulfil your traditional style goals, girls! Price: Rs 5,499. Buy it here.
This salwar suit set is really quite the charming set that’ll put all your ‘I will freeze’ worries to rest. The bottoms are voluminous - which only means you can slip on thermal leggings and no one will know. It also comes with a waist coat, which you can switch with a warmer one to take the heat up a notch! Win win for all! Price: Rs 3,999. Buy it here. With these pretty outfits in your recommendation list, there’s no reason to not look your best in Indian wear this festive season!