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We all know that Indian weddings are stereotyped around the world as ‘big fat weddings’ but can we really do without grand weddings? Well, I doubt. It’s a celebration of two families coming together and most people prefer to go all out. With so many functions aligned, the sangeet ceremony is one of the most awaited pre-wedding functions. Right from the amazing dance performances to trendy outfits, the sangeet is usually one where the bride and groom have the most fun. In simple words, your sangeet night is the ideal time to play dress up.
Looking for some inspiration? If you’re blessed with some beautiful curves, we’ve curated the ultimate sangeet dresses guide for all you curvy girls. Check it out!
Choosing the right outfit for your body type is of utmost importance. There are different styles that work for different body types and if you have a few curves you’d like to flaunt, check out these fab sangeet dresses for curvy girls.
And if you need a little inspiration, here are some ideas that will make your sangeet super fun!
Lehengas for curvy girls
Well, you can never go wrong with lehengas. The trick is to choose your colours and styles wisely.
- The power of black!
- Pop and lock coloured lehenga
- Floral printed satin silk lehenga choli
- Kurti style lehenga choli
- High-waisted lehenga
- Lehenga with waist belt
The power of black!
You know and I know that an all-black outfit instantly gives a slimming effect and additional brownie points to lehenga as the blouse ends till stomach that makes the waist look even more appealing and slimmer! The best way to pair an all-black outfit is with striking chandelier earrings and a pink lip shade.
Pop and lock coloured lehenga
We love this uber stylish and unique look! The colour block lehenga is paired with a really stylish blouse and a flared skirt that’ll let you flaunt and do latkas and jhatkas all night long!
Floral printed satin silk lehenga choli
Florals can never go out of fashion and if you want a really subtle yet trendy look then you can surely go for a floral satin silk lehenga. Accessorize the outfit with beautiful danglers and you are good to go.
Kurti style lehenga choli
Nowadays, grey is one colour that’s trending everywhere and what is better than the combination of grey and blue. So, go and get yourself a kurti style lehenga choli in this combination. Also, the kurti style lehenga choli will not only look good but will help to give you a slimmer look as it is long and fitted.
As far as sangeet dresses for curvy girls are concerned, high-waisted lehengas are a must-try. They look good whether you’re curvy or lean, but trust us that they would have a better look on curvy girls if they are worn at the right place of the waist.
Lehenga with waist belt
Flaunt those curves right with a waist belt. It will look AMAZING if you put the belt at the right place. Believe it or not, it will give a structure to the look.
Suits for curvy girls
From palazzo suits to shararas or ghararas, there are plenty of options for curvy girls when it comes to suits. Here are some of the options that we chose for you.
- Yellow Chanderi palazzo suit
- Slits are sexy
- The sharara look
- Ghararas are in trend too
- Front slit pantsuit
Yellow Chanderi palazzo suit
Like to keep it subtle yet classy? This look is for you! A long, straight kurta is the perfect way to add height to your body. And it looks just the prettiest ever paired with palazzos! Complete the look with bright pink lipstick and long danglers.
Slits are sexy
A suit with a waist-high slit in the front, paired with fitted leggings, adds length and gives your overall appearance a slender look. The blouse is prettied up with gotta work embellishments and gold dabka work. Pair it with sexy gold stilettos, a chunky headpiece and get ready to wow everyone with your dance moves!
The sharara look
A knee-length kurta with a sharara is a look that will not only make you look slimmer but also look great on curvy girls. This all-grey sharara set is elegant and classy and the right jewellery will do wonders to the overall look.
Ghararas are in trend too
While people think that a sharara and a gharara are the same but that’s not true. A sharara is like a wide-legged and flared pants which give you the look of a flowy skirt, but a gharara is not sharara’s cousin. A gharara is fitted from the waist to the knees and then there is a flare from the knees to the toes. Ghararas are also a good option for curvy girls as it will enhance your curves.
Front slit pantsuit
Wearing this golden net embroidered pantsuit will surely make many heads turn. It has stone and zari work embedded on it and being a pantsuit it helps to cover the bulgy areas making you look slimmer. Also, the lace detailing on the pantsuit looks extremely gorgeous and gives a feminine touch to the overall look.
Sarees for curvy girls
If you think that sarees are not for curvy girls, we can totally prove you wrong. Sarees can look absolutely ravishing on a curvy girl if worn right. Here are some of the ways you can try a saree.
- A classic saree
- Saree with jacket
A classic saree
Styles, cuts, trends will come and go, but sarees are in fashion forever! The best part? They compliment all body types beautifully. Pick a pretty pink saree for your sister’s sangeet night and get help to tie it nicely (the trick lies in how well it is tied!). Put on a pair of jhumkis and look ultra fab as the 9 yards hug your curves beautifully.
Saree with jacket
Don’t worry if you are bored of wearing a saree the normal way because girls, wearing a jacket with it. From Vidya Balan to Kajol to Sonam Kapoor, several Bollywood divas have been spotted wearing the cool combination. If you are not comfortable showing too much skin, opt for this style.
Anarkalis are love. A well-fitted Anarkali can do wonders for you. Anarkalis are a versatile garment and are practically tailor-made for the curvy Indian body type.
- Suit up with a jacket
- Anarkali gowns
- Anarkali with pants
Looking for more Anarkali-styling ideas? Check this out.
Suit up with a jacket
An anarkali is the best way to define your waistline. Plus, that deep green is sure to make you stand out during your solo performance! This one is a dress material so you can have it stitched to fit you. Oh, and don’t forget that maangtikka!
You can never ever go wrong with anarkali gowns no matter what size you are. If you have a pear-shaped body, A-line Anarkalis with a wider flare is what you need. A floor-length Anarkali with a great neckline would take the attention away from your lower body. And if your body is apple-shaped, Anarkali gowns with v-necks and hemline borders will look great on you. Anarkali gowns are timeless and looks great on every body type. All you need to do is accessorise it well and you’re good to go.
Anarkali with pants
If you have an apple-shaped body, pair your anarkali suit with well-fitted pants and we bet it will give an oh-so classy look. This yellow-coloured anarkali is paired up with pants and chanderi dupatta and looks amazing AF.
If you are not feeling like wearing something traditional, you can always go for Indo-western outfits. They not look good but you can also use them on multiple occasions.
- Give crops a try!
- Fusion jacket
- Peplum kurtas
- Cape gowns
- Dhoti pants
- Shirt with lehenga
Give crops a try!
Crops are as much for us curvy girls as they are for the skinny ones! Crop tops paired with high waisted lehenga skirts are a perfect way to go high fashion. And that pretty print…well, it’s all the rage right now! Put on a nice handcuff to finish off your look.
Fusion wears are stylish, convenient to wear and more manageable than any other Indian attire. Put on a pair of jeans, a top and wear a fusion jacket with it and you have created a look that you can repeat anywhere you want. Make sure to accessorise the look with some Bohemian-style jewellery and tada.
Peplum kurtas or the frock-style kurtas will instantly make you the centre of attraction. The playful vibe of the kurta goes perfectly with the sangeet ceremony. Also, it’s one of the best options for curvy girls and it will not make you look fat. The most amazing thing about peplum kurtas are that you can pair it with anything – be it a lehenga, sharara, pants or even a dhoti.
Cape gowns are one of the outfits that would look fabulous on a bridesmaid. For curvy girls, cape gowns are something that would look dressy yet comfortable. This pink one is giving all the feels of a bridesmaid all ready to rock on her sister/friend’s sangeet ceremony.
Many curvy girls do not opt for this as they think that wearing dhoti pants will make them look fat. But it’s not the case ladies. Go for well-stitched dhoti pants and a kurta and you’re done. It will not only cut the monotony of the regular suits but also will look cute. The one we picked has a cape-style kurta with dhoti pants and looks stunning.
Shirt with lehenga
We bet you all remember Anushka Sharma’s outfit from her song Cutie pie from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Well, we all loved it but if you think that such an outfit will only look on petite girls, you’re wrong. A funky shirt with a lehenga will look cool on a curvy girl too and you can any colour of your choice.
Be it an ethnic gown or a lehenga-choli set, we gave you ideal options for what to wear on your friend’s sangeet ceremony. So, go ahead ladies, choose and nail it.
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