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How to be a 'functional bride' in the pandemic

By Rediff Get Ahead
September 08, 2020 11:31 IST
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IMAGE: Lisa Haydon walks down the runway in a leather lehenga embodied with gold baroque designed by Monisha Jaising. She teamed it with a white crisp cotton shirt and accessorised it with choodas and kaliras to showcase the modern, unconventional Indian bride. Photograph: Kind courtesy Monisha Jaising/Instagram

Monisha Jaising has been designing couture wear since 1989.

In a career spanning over three decades, the designer has worked with celebrities, models, and created stunning outfits for brides both in India and abroad.

In an exclusive interaction with, Monisha revealed how the pandemic has changed the way brides dress up at weddings.

Sharing her advice to brides-to-be, Monisha said: "Use your personal time to think what YOU would like as a bride."

"Always trust your opinion. Cut down your entourage. Focus on what you want."

According to Monisha, you must choose the right fabric based on the season and occasion and keep the outfit functional.

"Whatever garment you pick it should be comfortable and functional. It should have a pocket so you can carry your mask and a sanitiser."


VIDEO: Watch the video to see Monisha Jaising's expert advice for brides-to-be. Video: Kind courtesy Monisha Jaising


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