1. Don’t forget to Pack your essentials
Having packed your trousseau with all designer lehengas, sarees and other outfits, don’t forget to pack your daily essentials. Of course, a day after wedding at new place with new people you would feel little hesitant to ask tiny essentials stuff like safety pins (of all sizes and colour), Sanitary napkin (with 1-2 disposable bags), Panty liners and disposable panties. Make sure these essentials are neatly packed and easily accessible as and when you need. We would suggest you to keep it in your make-vanity or in small zip pouch carried in your hand-bag.
2. Pick up the accessories wisely
While picking accessories for bridal trousseau, make sure you pick it wisely. It obvious you would have picked up the best and latest in Indian fashion trends, but don’t forget to pick your basics too. Fashion keeps chanign and in India it changes very frequently. So to avoid looking outdated shop for the conventional style for footwear and hand bags. So that it can have longer shelf value in your wardrobe and can be worn for coming years too.
3. Less is more
Yes, you heard it right. Less is more, when it comes to pack your Indian Bridal trousseau. Packing the numerous designer sarees of same fashion line, or shoes of same style but different colour is sure to rotten in your closet in future. Make sure you buy less predictable designer pieces and buy evergreen fashion sarees. You may also pack few affluent evergreen sarees with two blouses one designer and the other conventional.
4. Play safe with Make-up
Just because corals in lipstick are the latest in the India Fashion Industry, it’s not necessary that it will look good on you every time. Play safe when it comes to make-up and skin care. Pack the shades and brands in which you are comfortable and you look best with no efforts and not much time spent while getting ready. Also pick the make-up essentials which compliments all types of outfits be it ethnic or traditional. This will help you to look your best effortlessly and with less time spent.
5. Pack your comforts
It’s obvious that you would have packed your designer outfits, branded accessories, loaded jewelry and sexy lingerie. Make sure you pack your body comforts like night time pajamas with T-shirts, bathroom slippers, towel (Big and small).
6. Pack for season
If you are travelling to the other country or city with completely different climate as your native/home town, then please do pack essentials according to the climate locations. Like if you are travelling to a place when it rains often then don’t forget to put short umbrella, or if the place has snow make sure you a winter long stylish coats, stockings and gloves.
7. Keep Jewelry securely
Make sure you pack your expensive jewelry securely in coded locked baggage or you may also transfer your jewelry to the Bank Locker created priorly at your new house location.
Make sure you don’t forget to keep your important documents like medical records, medicine prescriptions, ID proof and others. After shifting to a new place and then when you need these records and documents it will be difficult or delayed process to get.
Yes, we have kept the best for the last. Don’t forget to carry memoirs like souvenir, family pic, letters, family travel trips tickets; school friends group pic, slam book, childhood pics, family album and other memorable stuff in your trousseau bag. These are few small things which will keep you cheerful and happy for coming years after marriage.
List-it ! Make sure you list each and every item of each big and small bag packed for your trousseau and label is securely and stick it on respective bags or put it in your vanity or a hand bag. This will make your life after marriage mess free and hassle free. Having so many things packed in big and small bags it will be confusing for you to find right thing at right time.
Nidhi Pathak writes about fashion and beauty at www.fasheo.com. She loves exploring with colours and creates her own style statement. In past she has also written about Bollywood celebrities and lifestyle. She carries Inglot’s Freedom System Lipstick and Maybelline’s Colossal Kohl Kajal in her make-up bag.