Bong brides are known for their uniqueness and elegance. Most Bengali Brides wear a traditional saree adorned with heavy gold jewellery, a prominent red bindi, mukut, and hands-feet aalta encrusted.
We have picked up a few Elements that make The Bong Bride look DROP-DEAD-GORGEOUS!
Topor / Mukut
The element that makes a Bengali Bride stand apart is Topor or a Mukut. It is a white-colored Tiara made of white cork. It is a good luck crown that signifies happiness and joy.
Bong Brides are a true reflection of their culture. While most brides opt for Mehendi, Bengali brides choose intricate Alta designs on their special day.
Then Bengali Bridal’s look is incomplete without a touch of Chandan and vermillion (Kumkum and Sindoor).
When it comes to the jewellery of a Bong Bride, they pick simple yet classy ones. From Bangles such as meenar Bala, moyur much Bala; necklaces: Sita Haar, Pathi Haar, earrings: Kan Bala, jhumko; rings: Ratnachur to toe ring.
All her choices will make you go weak in the knees.
Pola And Shankha
Pola and Shankha are the essential wedding bangles of a Bengali bride. These come in red and white color usually worn on the left hand.
Another equally important set of bangles is loha. Without these ceremonies cannot be concluded.
Coming to the most crucial component of The Bong Bride, her WEDDING ATTIRE!
A Bengali Bridal can choose over a variety as there are no such specifications.
We have shortlisted a few Elegant looks that one can go for on their special day!
Aesthetic Red and White Saree
A Bong Bride can choose a Aesthetic Red and White Saree for her Wedding Day. When this combination is paired with heavy gold jewellery, it acts as a cherry on the cake.
Heavy Red Saree With Silver Zari Work
Bengali Bride can also opt for a queen red saree with heavy zari work over it.
Complementing Orange With Bottle Green
To get a unique look, a Bengali Bridal can complement orange with bottle green. Matching it up with pearls and Golds will do wonders!
Classic Maroon Saree
If you are the one who believes in simplicity, you can choose deep maroon saree with zari work over it.
Purple and Dark Blue Lehenga
To get a tacky combination, opt for saree with purple and dark blue hues.
Heavily Embellished Golden Red Lehenga
Bong Brides resembles Goddess Laxmi in their Wedding Attire. They can opt for heavily embellished golden and red lehenga to ace the look.
If we talk about the makeup of a Bong Bride, there comes a list of Five Makeup Essentials!
Perfect Makeup Base
One of the best tricks of any makeup is to make the perfect base by matching the skin tone with the foundation shade. If a perfect base is created, then half job is done. You can move further.
Eyes are the most crucial component of a Bong Bride Makeup. It sets her apart from other cultures. Eyes need to be made expressive with the correct use of eye shadows, primer, false eyelashes, liner, kajal, and mascara.
This step involves defining the cheek and jawline to get a chiseled look. It is followed by highlighting and proper setting to make it long-lasting.
Choosing The Perfect Lipshade
Picking the perfect lip color is a task in itself. It’s an integral part and helps to accentuate the entire look. So, the lip tint must complement the overall makeup.
Chandan and Red Kumkum
As we discussed, Bong Brides cannot be called Bong brides without decorating their foreheads with red kumkum as it makes an essential part of their overall makeup.