Indian fashion designer, Tarun Tahiliani, gives some advice about what to wear for an Indian wedding. Watch out for the trends: "Zardozi, Gota work, Resham and Dori and Pearl embroidery are very traditional and always in style. Trellising, a texturing technique for fabric is also used a lot."
It's very important to choose the good dress according to size. For short women: "Avoid a very long achkan, it should end just below the knees. Go for monochromatic colours. Wear a safa and pre-pleated stoles with a slight heel." For tall and well-built women: "Select a piece that highlights the embroidery on the garment. Maybe wear a kamar bandh." For skinny women: "Choose lighter-coloured garments like beiges, ivories and creams that should not be completely fitted but have a good shape."
About the accessories, Tahiliani said “safa, kamar bandh, tanni, sarpech, heavy pearls or emerald necklaces, matching embroidered juttis, Jamevar stoles – a groom’s outfit can be just as exciting as the bride’s. Get your hair cut a week before the wedding, not a day before it. When the time comes, put it in a tidy side part."
And if you want to experiment with something new, “try a bandh gala with dhoti or jodhpuri trousers, a short sherwani with Swarovski buttons, or a Nehru jacket can be quilted and worn with a shirt and trousers.”