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The Role of the Bridal Party in Indian Weddings


Although Indian Weddings do not traditionally have a Bridal Party like in the Western sense of the term, a lot of couples are incorporating them into their weddings, and we love it!

Here are some ideas of how to incorporate a Bridal Party into your Eastern Wedding:

  • Propose to your Tray/Kuncha Girls - ask them if they would do you the honour of being your bridesmaids!
  • Get your Bridesmaids/Tray Girls matching saries, or matching dupattas to wear with their own lehengas. A perfect mix of East meets West!
  • A Maid of Honour will definitely come in handy- whether it's to plan your Bridal Shower, your Mehndi Party or to pass you tissues and lipstick at the wedding. Who better to ask than the person that will be playing the Role of your Sister on the big day?
  • Get the Groomsmen to double up as the Groom's shoe protection guards for a fun and modern twist to this shoe-stealing tradition!

Want to find other ways to incorporate your friends and family into the wedding? Teach your Bridal Party a cool entrance dance to walk into the reception venue to together! Or maybe a fun boys vs. girls dance for the Sangeet!

There are no rules, so have fun with doing whatever will make your special weekend even more special!