Can you suggest me some gowns or dresses?
Shilpa Ahuja answered
Unlike the wedding itself, engagement is the time to make a statement and try trendy yet elegant outfit. You can choose something that suits your personality.
We have already written about engagement dresses and gowns, so do check those out here:
What to Wear to an Indian Engagement Ceremony
15 Top Designer Indian Engagement Dresses for Brides for Spring 2016
The latest trends in gowns this year are sheer, sleeved, off-shoulder and long trains. You can try a flared ball gown with a sheer top/back and embroidery. You can also go for a sheath gown with a train, or mermaid style. Find more trends here: 20 Designer Dresses & Long Gown Designs Straight from Dreamland!
Black and red never go wrong when you want to make a statement:
Shantanu & Nikhil Black Ruffled Gown With Embroidered Bodice
And since blue is my favorite color, I am choosing a few of these:
Gaurav Gupta Oil Blue Gown with Cascading Embroidery
Shyamal & Bhumika Enchanted Garden Collection
Shantanu & Nikhil Red Sweetheart Gown
You can try Indo-western outfits too, like saree-gowns or Indo-western anarkali gowns.
SVA by Sonam & Paras Modi Midnight Blue Lengha Set with Zardozi Embroidery
Gaurav Gupta Blue Georgette Solid Saree Gown
This season, we’ve seen alot of interesting and really glam gowns and dresses on the runways which are fit for engagement parties. Here are some of my favorites:
Also check out my engagement outfit and hairstyle here:
Shilpa Ahuja the editor-in-chief of ShilpaAhuja.com, which she founded with the goal of inspiring confidence in the modern working woman through fashion. Other than defining the direction of the magazine, she also writes about fashion & beauty trend forecasts, industry analysis, and opinions.
Shilpa’s work has been published in the University of Fashion blog and Jet Airways magazine. She is also an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. She is also the creator of Audrey O., a comic series that represents the lifestyle of millennial women. She enjoys creative writing and world travel. Her art has been exhibited at Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Aroma Hotel, Chandigarh and been published in Chandigarh Times.
Originally from Chandigarh, Shilpa also has a degree in architecture and has worked in interior project management. She is also the author of the book “Designing a Chinese Cultural Center in India”. Shilpa has a Masters in Design Studies degree from Harvard University.
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