How to choose a Bridal Lehenga for Your Body Shape !

BY The WMG Bride | 09 Mar, 2014

If we could get a dime for everytime we hear a bride say   "I want a 18 kali full flared lehenga" , we would be millionaires by now! And while a lehenga with a humungous flare that is larger than the mandap itself seems to be every Indian Brides dream  , here are a few pointers to keep in mind while choosing a lehenga for your Body type . Getting Hitched? Dont forget to check out our vendor guide as the best wedding professionals in your city handpicked by us HourGlass Shape lehenga-body-shape3 If you have an Hour glass body, then first of all Congratulations - pretty much anything would look good on you ! However having an A-line lehenga in a fluid frabric (Velvet, Georgette, Chiffon) that doesnt stand stiff is most likely to complement you. Pair this with s short choli to show off that waist of yours and you are on your way to look like a million bucks ! Here are some more options for you if you have an hourglass figure ! a-liine-lehengasBoth of these are A line lehengas. The left is by Chamee & Palak, the right by Anand Kabra photographed by Atul Pratap Chauhan     Rectangle Shape   lehenga-body-shape2   If you have a rectangular body- or an athletic, skinny frame without the curves, then hun your lehenga needs to create those curves for you! Choose a wide, full skirt in a stiff fabric to add volume at the bottom- Raw Silk is perhaps the perfect fabric for you followed by Net.  Pair with a blouse that is low and plunging to create the illusion of curves. Here are some more options for you! lehenga-full-skirtLeft: Lehenga by Frontier Raas photographed by Navdeep Soni, Middle Lehenga by Dolly J, Right Lehenga by Dolly J photographed by Dot Dusk     Top Heavy lehenga-body-shape1   If most of your weight is at the top, then layering is your best friend. Plus Jacket lehengas are super in as well to time to cash in girl ! Choose soft, sheer fabrics to layer over each other and keep the neckline wide. The more closed up a neckline looks, the wider a person looks at the top- so make sure the neckline is wide ad open lehenga-layeredLeft: Lehenga by Om Prakash photographed by Arjun Kartha, Middle : Photographed by Tarun Chawla. Right: Photographed by Rahul Shah     Weight All Around the Waist lehenga-body-shape   If your weight is mostly evenly distributed, and specially your problem area is around your waist and tummy then 'Sharara cut lehengas' are your best friend. A longer top til the hip paired with a fluid fabric lehenga looks absolutely fab. Even if you want to go with a shorter top- experiment with sharara cut lehengas- these are lehengas with a frill at the bottom and give the look and flow of a sharara! lehenga-bottom-heavyLeft: Lehenga by SVA, Right: Lehenga by Sabyasachi photographed by The Wedding Salad     Here is a helpful Infographic for you guys to pin: wedmegood-bridal-lehenga

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