Bollywood has always been a major source of inspiration when it comes to glamorous outfits. Especially during weddings, women love to look up to the lead female actors for their bridal outfits which set the trends for the next season.
Some brides choose to keep their look simple and minimal while others go traditional and wear heavily embellished outfits for their big day. But how do you know if your choice will give you the best look? If you want to be an expert in making such decision for yourself and others, before you get started, it is important to know what is fashion designing?
It all began in 19th century when a man named Charles Frederick (1) started his own fashion house where he counselled his customers on what kind of garments would look good on their body. Following his footsteps, many other fashion designing enthusiasts started hiring artists with knowledge of clothes and garments.
This was the beginning of a new profession, which was popularly known as a fashion designer. It all began in Paris and the news spread all over the world at the beginning of 20th century. Fashion design, during this period, was mostly about haute couture. New designs and outfits were invented in Paris and then the world would create the same. This made Paris the ‘fashion capital’.
Here are 3 Wedding Looks Worn by Bollywood Actors at Their Wedding
There was a lot of buzz in Tollywood & Bollywood when actress- Kajal Aggarwal got married to her beau, Gautam Kitchlu in a pretty intimate wedding ceremony in Mumbai.
The lehenga worn by Kajal turned out to be quite a stunner with shades of red and a lot of intricate embroidery along with a pinkish dupatta. The lehenga had a royal yet modern look with traditional colours, making it a perfect pick! The addition of the waist belt was the highlight of the garment as it brought the whole outfit together.
Rana Daggubati has surely broken a lot of hearts with the news of his wedding! He married entrepreneur, Miheeka Bajaj, in a ceremony which was intimate and included only their loved ones.
Here is a breakdown of her bridal look which is modernised & inspirational as Miheeka looked gorgeous in her fusion bridal look. Her simple makeup complemented her style and outfit which must have been inspiring for budding fashion designers.
She wore an off-beat lehenga and paired it with layered jewellery. Her lehenga was an Anamika Khanna one, a zardosi handwork with the finest form of chikankari and gold metalwork teamed with a woven gold dupatta. Her use of dupattas and chooda was amazing to see as they stood out and added extra beauty to the bride on the most special day of her life.
Anushka Sharma got married in a private ceremony at Tuscan, Italy. Her wedding lehenga was designed by Sabyasachi and was loved by everyone. The pastel pink lehenga was embellished with lotus motifs and was paired with matching jewellery. She went for a subtle and natural make-up look, which depicted elegance.
On December 11, 2017, when Anushka Sharma walked down the aisle under the Tuscan sky, it tugged at the heartstrings of fans everywhere. From her beautiful bridal look to the gorgeous backdrop of her mandap, everything about the wedding was just Royal!
How to Design Traditional Outfits at Home?
There are many ways in which you can design such beautiful and gorgeous outfits at home. You can find fashion designing courses which will help you to learn and create not just simple outfits but many different kinds of garments like gowns, jackets, sarees, kurtis and so much more that every event or party you attend, you will become the limelight of it.
A wedding is nothing less than a festival and if you are attending then it is not always necessary that you wear a lehenga. You can try many different outfits such as yoke gown, circular gown, knife-pleated gown, gathered gown, drape gown, saree gown, straight-cut jacket, gathered jacket, variation jacket and many other apparel designs.
The 3 important lessons to master for becoming a fashion designer are drafting, cutting and sewing. You can understand about them below:
This step lays the foundation and commences the beginning of garment creation. The process involved in this step is to take the measurement of the person who is going to wear the dress so the design can be made accordingly and we can go to the next step of garment creation
This step involves cutting the fabric using the measurement taken by a fashion designer during the drafting process. It is very important to be careful while cutting the fabric as any wrong judgement while cutting or drafting can cause permanent damage to the outfit.
This is where we use the fabric from step 2 and measurement from step of garment creation and start creating our outfit. Sewing gives us the desired product for which we drafted measurements and cut the fabric. The only thing to keep in mind during sewing is the type of stitch being used as there are many types of stitches and each one of them have their own purpose.
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