Expert Speaks: Winter Wedding Trend Forecasts By Celebrity Stylist Archana Dhankar

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Dressing up for weddings in winters is slightly tricky. You have to find something that is both stylish as well as warm, so you have a great time no matter how chilly it gets. Here are some winter wedding trends that will be a big hit amongst the designers and would –be brides of this season.  

These styles promise just the perfect balance of style and comfort!

Winter wedding trend forecasts for to-be-brides

Kurti-Style Lehengas

2015 has shown us that sexy cholis are not indispensible. Yes, you can even wear short kurtis over your lehenga and look like a million bucks. A lot of bridal-wear and ethnic party-wear designers are embracing this fusion of the causal suit and dressy lehenga; so go ahead and try this combo!

winter wedding trend forecasts by celebrity stylist Archana Dhankar

Embellished Cape/shawls

A great way to keep your upper-body warm, embellished shawls also add a dash of freshness and glamour to ethnic outfits. Gone are the days when plain or embroidered shawls were all you could choose from! This season is all about lovely sequined or lace-work shawls and you’re sure to be a head-turner bride!

winter wedding trend forecasts by celebrity stylist Archana Dhankar

Lehenga with Trail

This winter, the biggest bridal trend would be lehenga designs with nicely designed trail. This royal design will add the right glamour and richness to your bridal attire. You will also see many celebrities spotting this couture lehenga for this wedding season. So try a long chic trail this season.

winter wedding trend forecasts by celebrity stylist Archana Dhankar

High-Neck Top-wear & Long sleeved cholis:

Collars and turtle-necks are not just for Western-wear! This season you will see designers opting for  some intelligent stylish and tasteful accessorizing, you can give your ethnic avatar an uber-chic look, rocking those high-neck cholis, blouses or kurtis. Just make sure to avoid chunky neck pieces or heavy dupattas with them.

winter wedding trend forecasts by celebrity stylist Archana Dhankar

Velvety Fabrics

The chilly season 2016 is the best time to don some velvet. It is warm and trendy and distinctly royal and would be the fabric of the season. The most popular style would velvet jackets over kurtis or lehengas, velvet blouses with heavy embellishments.

winter wedding trend forecasts by celebrity stylist Archana Dhankar

About Archana Dhankar – Celebrity Fashion Stylist & Founder of StyleMeee by FashionForRoyals

 Born in India and now has love for all things UK, Archana Dhankar is a renowned name in a fashion circuit. Being a beauty expert, stylist & blogger, Archana has an innate talent to make everything more beautiful. A graduate from Delhi, Archana has pursued her styling course from London. Along with that she also has some well recognized beauty courses in her kitty to add value to her interest and profession. Hailing from a business family, her love for styling and fashion comes right from her college days. Though she has forever been passionate about dressing up there was a time when as a young girl Archana struggled with her fashion choices. And that’s from where the inception of Fashion for Royals took shape — to help other women who want to look great and stylized well by using practical guidance on how to go about it keeping in mind the current trends and personality of an individual.

FashionForRoyals is listed among the top league of fashion sites in UK. Though Archana has been a consultant stylist for many offline, she has now made her professional services available to each and every person across the globe by going digital. It will have an element of personal one to one styling for people to take up face to face or virtually. While her intrinsic love for India’s culture reflects in her experiments with fashion, living in London and her love for travelling added a new global dimension to Archana’s sartorial sense. Archana has the innate flair to envision the perfect cut for every individual and is known for her aesthetic vision, perfection and innovation.

Speaking on Styling and Fashion for Royals,  Archana Dhankar says, “Whether you are a next-gen woman who appreciates understated style with just the right notes of glamour and feminine charm, or someone gently blossoming into the woman she aspires to be — I have plenty of inspiration to share. You just need to know yourself and discover the latest in global makeup, fashion and everything in between — infused with ideas that work for you.”

In the midst of multitasking, Archana dons many hats. From being a Head of Digital Marketing to individually running a top rated fashion site and entering in to being an entrepreneur in the styling industry,  this incredibly skilled and creative personality  truly signifies the spirit of ‘necessity ‘with ‘artistry’. Archana’s interests other than fashion & styling are reading crime thrillers, travelling, cooking, photography, dancing. She is also trained in kathak, Glass Art and other fine arts.

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