Bridal Trousseau, it’s the romantic sounding collection of paraphernalia that every bride must carry. It quintessentially comprises of clothes. But most often than not, it is much more than mere clothing. If packed correctly, it not just holds onto past memories but also fulfills future needs.
Thus, we present before you trousseau essentials for every modern bride!
''The town was paper, but the memories were not.”— John Green, Paper Towns
That blue mug for which you fought with your sibling every day, that teddy which you loved, the blanket and those comfortable pajamas you slipped into after a tiring day, most importantly the photographs. You have strong associations with a lot of things you see every day. If you carry a few of these with you, you’ll definitely feel a little homely.
2. COMFORTABLE LINGERIE
Confidence comes from within. Well, this sounds true word to word when it comes to lingerie. It is undoubtedly the most feminine garment, the closest to the body, the most intimate. Good lingerie makes you feel incredibly comfortable and confident.
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It is imperative to keep your medicines with you. A majority of you will be going to a new place where people do not know everything about your immunity and allergies. You have to take care of your body. After all, it is the only place you have to live.
Everyone has certain preferences as well as needs when it comes to toiletries. The shampoo that gives a shine to your husband’s hair might not do the same for you. Similarly, you might be using a soap that suits your skin type, but we doubt if your new family would be aware of what skin type you are. So, to save yourself from any disaster by using the products that don't suit you, it is better to keep at least one unit of each item that you need every day in the bathroom such as, face wash, body wash, conditioner, soap, shampoo, toothpaste & body lotion.
5. CLOTHES AND JEWELLERY FOR EVERY OCCASION
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Indian weddings do not end with the reception. There are rituals and ceremonies, then more rituals and more ceremonies. Hence, a need for something new to wear every time accessorized with jewelry. Make sure you have enough to wear. You can be soft on your pocket by using some small tricks. For instance, a golden/silver blouse can go with a lot of sarees and a black legging can be paired up with a lot of kurtas. Try and be economically stylish.
6. SAFETY PIN IN PINOUT
Have faith in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. A bride is new to the “saree” and “dupatta” culture which makes it all the more difficult to carry. Safety pins come as a savior in this situation.
7. FROM HIGH HEELS TO BATHROOM SLIPPERS
A women’s wardrobe is always incomplete without footwear. It gives vogue to your walk and a boost to your outfit. I am sure you won’t forget to carry your glamorous stilettoes, but there is a possibility of losing out on slippers.
Carry your essentials and get packing!
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