Indian weddings are full of delight, huge expenditures and lot of laughs. All the preparations are made just for an unforgettable moment of two families. So, making each preparation very carefully is the only concern for both the families – Groom's as well as of bride's.
Trousseau is a term that is very famous in Indian matrimony. We all are perfectly familiar with it as this term is commonly used at the time of wedding. Preparation of marriage is not an easy task to perform. It demands for a lot of planning which starts usually four to five months prior to the wedding.
Since olden times, trousseau shares a great role in Indian matrimony. May be you are confused with this term. So, here is the answer of this term that trousseau is a custom in which bride's family offers some gifts, shagun (expensive jewelery or money) to groom's family. This ritual has become stronger with the passage of time. Therefore, the parents of the bride start making trousseau for their daughter a long time before her marriage. Many parents, who do not concern this earlier, need to rush at the time of marriage and then, they do not get what they want for trousseau.
Bride also does not carry her old stuff to her new home. Preparing the clothes in counting of 11, 21, 51 and 101 is also a custom which has been followed by the brides. This also includes the most precious jewelery which bride wears on the wedding day. Moreover, the list should include utensils, bangles, shoes, unstitched clothes and many more in trousseau.
Preparation of trousseau is not an easy task to perform. We have some good tips, following them you can certainly shop the best trousseau for wedding.
First of all you need to make a list of all the requirements according to your budget and you can distribute the work category wise like furniture, dresses, ornaments and many more. Also include a task to spot good stores in your area where you can find desired items at reasonable cost. Otherwise you have to bear very high expenses for the same. This way, everything will be shopped on time and no extra hard work will be required to complete your trousseau shopping in just 15-20 days prior to marriage function.
Clothing for the bride side:
In this category, put all the clothing stuff like bridal lehnga, sarees, salwar kameez, lingerie and pre marriage dresses for all the functions of this matrimony. After the purchase of all the clothing stuff, now it is time to shop for matching accessories which should be worn with the dresses you bought for the functions. Also, complete your shopping for ornaments to be worn on the marriage day and then, move to footwear shopping.
One important tip is to avoid buying of those outfits, which can go out of fashion after some time. Try to buy the dresses which are having traditional embroidery. So the dresses can be worn after the wedding function. Otherwise outdated dresses will end up hanging at a side of your wardrobe only.
Furthermore, you need to plan the preparation of trousseau in a well manner and execute the plan wisely. This can help you in making the occasion successful and memorable.