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7 Brilliant Ways You Can Change Your Look From Wedding to Reception!

BY Sakshi | 26 Jul, 2017 | 583 views | 3 min read

So for a lot of us, our wedding schedules are pretty packed. Especially in cases when the wedding is in the morning or in the day, and then there's a Reception the same day. Now guests have the luxury of going back to their rooms and changing for the event, or just getting some rest. But as a bride, things are crazy hectic, and you'll probably have to start getting ready for the Reception right after the wedding wraps up!

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So here are some quick hacks to transform your look from a Wedding to a Reception one, without wasting too much time and effort. All it requires is better planning!

Switch up the bottoms: Change into palazzos or dhoti pants

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Not completely, just a bit! Keep the wedding blouse the same, but switch up the bottom and that means, switching up the heavy lehenga skirt for a sharara, cigarette or dhoti pants. 

Change Up Your Blouse: Make it a crop top or predraped.


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Another way to go is to keep the same lehenga skirt, and get a simpler crop top and ditch the dupatta all together. Since you went conservative with your wedding, it's best to go with a sexy blouse, bralettes (if you are bold), string noodle strap blouses and the list goes on. 

Add a floral waist belt & tuck your dupatta in

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Dupattas are heavy, let's admit that. So remove the one on your head and tuck it into your waistbelt.

Add something casual to your outfit: Capes & Jackets Welcome

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Ditch the dupatta, and get a blouse with an attached drape or a cape or even a jacket- that works really well too! Makes the look more relaxed and evening-appropriate for the Reception! 

Switch up the jewellery

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  1. Pick a jhoomer instead of the mathapatti you were wearing.
  2. Take off one of the layered necklaces you wore for the wedding- wear either the choker or the long one- not both.
  3. A simple diamond necklace also looks awesome!
  4. Earrings matter too, so keep them simpler as well!
  5. Lose the Nath and wear some new-age cocktail rings or hair acessories! 



Here's the difference makeup makes

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Check out this pretty girl and how she switched the same lehenga around by a simple change of makeup. Gone were the red lips, hello smokey eyes and slicked back hair.

So be a pretty AND smart bride!

Wearing a saree for your reception is back in trend. You can take inspiration from these 15 brides who wore sarees for their wedding reception.

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