3 models in pink, black and grey and pink lehengas walking the ramp
Tips & Tricks

Sister of the bride style

A wedding is not just about the bride and the groom in an Indian set-up, it’s about the entire family! It’s rightly said that when two people get married in India, it’s more about two families getting along and getting married too! So, there’s no doubt that the sister of the bride is the third most important person in a wedding for all the roles she plays behind the scenes: sister, caretaker, wedding planner and the comforter.

There’s no doubt that the sister of the bride is going to get a lot of attention during the wedding functions and all eyes will be on her too. It goes without saying that dressing in style is as important for the sister as it is for the bride! If you are confused on what to wear in something Indian for your sister’s wedding, here are some tips:

#1: Dress up in shades of pink

a model in a pink an silver lehenga walking the ramp
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No one ever went wrong with shararas so why not take the risk and wear it like a queen? Taking a little inspiration from across the border wouldn’t seem like a bad idea after all the compliments you will be receiving! This beautiful embellished sharara piece in pink is the best option if you are open to experimenting.

Isha Ambani in a blush pink lehenga
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Isha Ambani wore this pretty baby pink Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla lehenga choli with intricate blossoms for her brother’s sangeet and we still can’t get over how stunning she looks in this! There’s no loud color play yet it looks simple and elegant. Every sister of the bride who wants to keep it simple should try this out without thinking further!

Sonam Kapoor in a rose gold lehenga from the movie Veere Di Wedding
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Rose gold is totally 2018 and perfect for the sangeet night while you have to do all the dancing and the running around! This gold and dusty pink fishtail lehenga skirt paired with a sequin-encrusted bustier and checkered embroidery cape sleeves has got our heart eyes!

#2: Mood to experiment? Try dove grey!

a model on the runway in a grey and pink lehenga
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Grey for a wedding might be a choice no one ever thinks about but well, it’s time to reconsider, now that we across this gorgeous dove grey and pink Anushka Reddy lehenga! The net blouse with the silver zari and moti work plus the lehenga skirt with the pink floral patchwork at the bottom makes for a stunning piece.

#3: Mellow it with yellow

a model at the Lakme fashion week in a yellow lehenga
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We agree weddings can get tiring and are not as glamorous and fun as it looks like but your outfit can help you lighten up your mood and mellow down all the stress! Opting for something in yellow for the mehendi function will be a great choice especially with this pleasant yellow lehenga with a little bit of bling here and there and those cute reindeers!

a bride in pink and her sister in a yellow lehenga
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We are completely eyeing this heavily embellished yellow and white Suneet Verma which is surely going to grab a lot of attention. The bride and sister duo look stunning here, except that we wish there was a lot more accessorizing done for the sister and the hairdo too!

#4: Bold it with black

Prachi Desai in a black lehenga walking the ramp
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Grey might be an option still wearing black is something no one has ever tried in the history of Indian weddings based on a baseless assumption because hey black is not a happy color! But we are here to help you if your favorite color is black, this charcoal black and golden embroidered lehenga choli doesn’t look sad at all! It looks ravishing on Prachi Desai and there’s no way it won’t look good on anyone with that cold shoulder and cape going on!

#5: Dress down in gowns

Esha Gupta in a pink gown dress
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Featuring princess gowns for the reception night party or cocktail night. Guaranteed you will be dazzling all night long. A stylish bun and pretty danglers will complete your look!

a model in a beautiful silver-grey gown
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This taupe gown is a perfect pick for the wedding night, keep the makeup subtle and wear a striking hair accessory to stand out! It’s a great sister of the bride’s dress option for anyone who wants to keep it feminine yet off-beat!

#6: Concept sarees

a sister of the bride wearing a concept saree in lilac
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For her sister‘s engagement, this sister-of-the-bride wore a lilac embellished gown with feather detailing and looked stunning! This is a great sister of the bride dresses option for anyone who is looking to wear something off-beat yet sexy.

All you sister of the brides, we are hoping that you would have somewhere shortlisted your picks for your sister’s special day! Make sure you got something light and not too heavy because it’s you who has to do all the running around for your sister‘s D-day! If you still haven’t found anything good, you will get a lot of beautiful Indian wedding dresses for the bride’s sister online.

Always remember sisters before misters!

Written by: Shweta Sunny


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