Your Guide to Dress Up Perfectly for a Traditional Keralite Wedding

by Subhash B. Digital Marketing Consultant

The weddings in the southernmost part of India, that is Kerala, are all the way different in many aspects from weddings held in other parts of the country. From food to clothing to decoration, everything is minimalistic and if you are someone going to attend a Keralite wedding soon, then you should put all the North Indian attire to rest and switch to some shopping for the big event. Your look should be elegant but attractive at the same time so that you do not look a stranger in the crowd!

In opposition to shimmery gold, bright red, pink, and orange tones worn in other parts of the country during a wedding, you will find subtle hues in a Keralite wedding with the main focus on white since many Christian weddings are organized in this part of the country. The bride will be all dressed up in pearly white holding a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers.

Kerala Christian Matrimony also involves that the bride wears a veil, although the attire can be traditional such as a white saree or a modern-look gown. In case you find a saree too much to carry and a gown too contemporary for your taste, then a pastel pink or cream color lehenga with light embroidery will also add to the grace.

In a Kerala Hindu matrimony, the main focus is on gold jewelry and you will rarely find anyone sporting diamonds or platinum. Temple jewelry is a nice pick and even a single heavy piece will be enough to complement your look. Gold is a symbol of prosperity in their culture and wearing heavy gold jewelry signifies wealth. So, you can experiment with a lot of jewelry if you love the metal. A combination of a choker with a long golden necklace is a staple look to try.

The hairstyle is also very unique in a traditional Kerala Latin matrimony. Buns and braids are preferred over open hair and adorned with flowers and gold pins. White color flowers such as jasmine are majorly used to beautify the serene ensemble. Last but not the least, don’t forget to even keep your makeup nominal as a soft natural look is liked rather than gaudy overtones. Just accentuate your features and don’t go overboard with your makeup. Use shades of peach and pastel pink with a combination of gold to get a glowing look. For eyes, use a kajal and try not to make harsh lines.

Before heading for the wedding, make sure to check out your look with the dress and all the makeup and jewelry as sometimes a particular look may not suit every single person. If you want to save few bucks on your wedding shopping, then you can even get mesmerizing traditional Kerala wedding outfits online on rent. 

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