Top 11 Trending Reception Look for Bengali Bride

India is a country of rich culture, heritage and customs where Marriage celebrates like a ceremony. Every Indian wedding is unique in style, rituals, and customs. The traditional Bengali Wedding is one of the exemplary parts of them. Bengalis are well known for their numerous lovely wedding rituals that are covering the major portion of the wedding day. After the gloomy Bidaai of the bride, some set of rituals is done by the Groom’s family followed by a dazzling evening party which is popularly known as Reception or Bou-Vaat. 


Bengali Brides always mesmerize us with their charming traditional looks, typical red Banarasi saree, stunning gold jewelry, simple forehead Kalka, a prominent red bindi, and a sweet elegant smile. On the day of her Reception, every bride wants to look like a real apsara and we, the team of TSW, the best wedding photographers in Kolkata, take all the responsibilities of making your day memorable. We are here to provide a list of stunning Bengali Bride Reception looks that can surely help you to choose your best fit.

1. Real Bengali Diva in Typical Red Banarasi Saree

The traditional Bengali bride with a typical red Banarasi saree is the most common bridal attire we have ever seen. But we have to understand a thin line between the main wedding day and the reception. A reception or Bou-Vaat is just like a grand party which is completely different from the ritualistic wedding day. So, you can try a lightly gorgeous red or maroon Banarasi with simple gold jewelry, dewy makeup looks with a small red bindi, and a pair of jasmine-garland that enhances your bridal hairstyle. 

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2. Enhances Your Bridal Elegance with Designer Velvet Lehenga

Experiments can be done by choosing some stunning designer Lehenga-Cholis over the traditional Banarasi sarees. This bride wants to create a new example of a reception look. She represents herself with a beautiful maroon Velvet Lehenga with zardozi work. The thick golden-zari embroidered border with the V-neck blouse is adding the next level to the overall reception look. She wears a set of pearl and gold jewelry with a matching clutch in her hand. 

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3. The Beauty Queen Looks Amazing in Blue and Pink Combination

The gorgeous bride picks a royal vibrant blue color for her reception look. The stunning beauty queen looks amazing in the blue and pink combination which is very popular at Bengali Reception parties. Moreover, the choice of jewelry admits that the bride has a very good taste in traditional Bengali look. The classic golden ‘Lahari’ with matching ‘Jhumka’ are further adding the next level to the overall saree look.

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4. Ace Up Your Bridal Looks with Typical Red & Green Shades

The Bengali bride looks adorable in a deep red Banarasi saree with a bottle-green blouse. This stunning traditional combo style of red and greens have been the top pick for every Bengali bride. There are numerous shades of red and green wedding attire combos available in the market. You can choose the typical royal combination of Forest green and Milano red with a simple chick, Sita haar, chand-bali, and an elegant Kamar Bandh. Minimal base make-up, a perfectly lined eye with black kajal, a bindi, and red lipstick are the must with this look.   

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5. Dazzling Diva in Indo-Western Outfits

A wonderful angelic white or silver gown look can be the dream of many modern brides. A simple yet stunning gray-colored wedding gown with heavy embroidery work or a white fairy-like gown with sheer lace details on the sleeves are the perfect Indo-Western look for a reception. You can style it with a diamond necklace or a simple pearl set. However, you can also go for some vibrant colored gowns as per your choice.

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6. Let’s break the Rule with Serene White Floral Motif Lehenga – Beautiful Bride Stealing   Hearts

The beautiful bride has left everyone mesmerized with her charming beauty. A white floral motif lehenga with intricate zardozi work in silver zari is absolutely turning our bride’s beauty up to a next level. She has perfectly paired some Kundan jewelry and a matching bangle with her mesmerizing outfits.    

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7. Simplicity is the Ultimate Beauty: Minimal Makeup Look for Brides Who Believe that Less is More

Nowadays NO-MAKEUP makeup look is the most popular and trending bridal makeup style. This pretty bride wears a simple bazaar-booty Banarasi saree with gota-patti border. The meenakari design along the border of the saree enhances the beauty of the attire also. She opted for sleek rose-gold jewelry with minimal make up. Her stunning eyes and glossy nude lips are adding extra flavor to the look.  

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8. Follow the New Trends with Magical Black and Silver Combination

Do you take Black as an unholy color? Do you believe that black is the inappropriate choice for the wedding ceremony? Then it’s time to change your mind.

Our stunning bride chooses the Black for her reception night and has taken the responsibility to kill the taboo that black is not a suitable color for a newly married bride. The magical combination of black Banarasi with silver zari enhances her reception look. The embroidered border of the saree and a boat- neck blouse just perfectly matches with each other.  

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9. A Beautiful Kanjivaram Saree Look is Blowing Up Everyone’s Mind

A gorgeous Kanjivaram Silk itself is a showstopper material. A beautiful Kanjivaram Banarasi or wedding gown of Kanjivaram material is always the perfect pick for a dazzling reception night. A dual-tone Kanjivaram Silk in any vibrant color with a temple designed Sita Haar, mang tika, golden kharu, and a simple yet shining bridal makeup look is perfect for Bengali Wedding Photography.

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10. Our Beautiful Bengali Bride Plays with Some Uncommon Colour

Do you feel that red is the only color that suits every bride? Well most of us prefer red or green Banarasi as a wedding attire but our lovely bride has chosen a wonderful combination of yellow and pink for her Bridal reception look. The intricate zari work in the body and the beautiful meenakari design along the border of the saree brightens her reception look. A fascinating gold choker with a matching bridal nath is adding an extra charm to the look. This eye-catching reception look should be an inspiration for would-be-bride.

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11. How About This Trendy Bohemian Ultramodern Look – Incorporating Offbeat Styles with Lehenga and T-Shirts

If you want some twist in your typical reception look, you may try some trending boho outfits. Our modern bride has chosen an ethnic Lehenga with the oversized shirt style blouse that adds an extra flavor to the look. You must keep this look simple with subtle makeup and minimalist hoops or studs in the ears. However, this kind of look is appropriate for daytime. 



These are the top trending Bengali Bridal reception looks which will surely be an inspiration for every bride to be.  Wedding photography studio in Kolkata has always been a challenge due to the growing competitive market. We have a professional and creative team of photographers who are well versed in both traditional photography and contemporary styles. The team TSW provides a one-stop photography experience with easy retouching to make your images as good as you want them. Our team will make sure to capture the most memorable day for you so that you can look back at it and smile for years to come!

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