Do you dream of having a monsoon wedding - but are scared of rain playing spoilsport? Just prepare a back-up plan in advance to welcome the showers, say experts.
Idea of a wedding during rainy season may sound scary, Monsoon weddings are not that bad after all.
Here is a list of dos and don’ts for a monsoon wedding, complete with all the tips and tricks that are absolutely vital for your wedding checklist.
1 Plan a rain dance party as part of your pre-wedding event.
2 Seating becomes difficult to arrange in the rain, bean bag seating setup is perfect especially among youngsters.
3 Beautification should be done using neons, flowery drapes and ribbon décor. They will suit the ambience.
4 When it is monsoon, don’t shy away from having a monsoon-based theme in your stationery. Starting from your invitation cards to the giveaways, monsoon is the key to design.
If you’re planning a monsoon wedding, what would the best bridal attire to wear? A fresh, bright lehenga, any day! (Pinterest)
5 Rains create a need for you to wear fresh coloured lehengas. Peach, subtle gold, rose pink, tomato red are the colours of the season.
6 How good is an umbrella as a giveaway to your guests? Bangles, sunshades have become common giveaways.
When it is monsoon, don’t shy away from having a monsoon-based theme. (Pinterest)
7 Your guests would need to wrap up their phones and belongings while in the rain, so arrange for plastic or rather personalised waterproof bags.
8 Rain proofing is an absolute necessity if you are not planning your wedding in a banquet. But a banquet should definitely be the first choice.
How good is an umbrella as a giveaway to your guests? (Pinterest)
1 Your make-up should not be based on a heavy foundation. It won’t just keep up.
2 Decorations based on warm colours are a big no-no!
Don’t have flower-based decorations, prefer parachute material gazebo, floral prints in the drape and artificial flowers. (Pinterest)
3 Heels don’t go well with rains. Juttis/floral mojaris are what’s in vogue.
4 For your mehendi, don’t go for heavy real flower jewellery, instead prefer tiaras, or gotta jewellery.