A Telugu Bride takes her culture very seriously! Like most South Indians, a Telugu Bridal Look is given much consideration.
The final Bridal Attire is put together after investing months in the purchase.
While most Telugu Brides opt for a Saree for their wedding, but, they always try to experiment.
Dharmavaram Handwoven Silk Saree
The Dharmavaram handwoven silk sarees are among the wishlist of most Telugu Brides.
Earlier, brides used to wear off white dharmavaram sarees with red zari borders. However, now these come in vibrant colors.
Apart from Dharmavaram silk sarees, many Telugu brides also like to wear Gadwal Sarees.
Telugu Brides have a similar liking for Venkatagiri Sarees as for Gadwal and Dharmavaram.
The last one that is seen in many Telugu Weddings is the ponchampally saree.
Telugu Brides looks for heavy gold jewelry studded with gems, diamonds and, precious stones.
She adorns the following Jewelry on her Wedding.
While North Indian Brides go for big nose rings, Telugu Brides like to wear simple Mukku Podoka on their noses.
For her ears, she chooses traditional Buttalu or Jhumkas.
Telugu Brides like to wear multiple layers of necklaces. These comes in three styles:
1. The Kandabaranam
A choker made of gold and gemstones like ruby.
2. Sutralu Golusu
It is Usually worn in the middle of the two.
3. Nakshi Haram
A more elaborate neckpiece made of different gems, and gold.
Aravanki is an armband loosely worn on the upper part of the arm.
It is a waist belt that beautifully rests on the waist of the bride.
Telugu Brides also like to complement Gajulu or Kangan with these jewelry pieces.
Most Telugu Brides opts for a fishtail or a simple bun adorning roses and jasmines over it.
When it comes to makeup, each south Indian Bride works on making their eyes as expressive as possible.
Apart from this, they chooses a natural base with pinkish shades for eyeshadows and lips.