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Let’s be honest that one of the best events that we all wait for in any Indian wedding is the reception party where the newly married couple celebrates their heart outs with their loved ones. Whether you are a bridesmaid or a guest who is attending the reception party this function is one of the most important events in nuptial ceremonies that allows the guests to shine through in stunning outfits and bless the bride and groom who just got #hitched! 

In fact, whether you a bride looking forward to your reception or a guest who is attending the party we have curated some wedding saree ideas for you all, which you can wear when choosing the best designer sarees for the occasion. Choosing a different set of outfits for the wedding can be very hectic wherein you need to look your best from head to toe as you will meet a multitude of people at the reception party. But worry not because to make a memorable reception party for you we have handpicked the top designer saree ideas for a wedding reception that will surely spoil you for choices!

7 Designer Saree Ideas For The Reception Party

It is important to remember that the reception party happens late in the evenings or night-time, so it is important to select the right saree colour and jewellery that looks amazing on you at that time. In addition, keep in mind that the reception party usually takes place post-sunset and you may have to face plenty of flash photography. So to ensure that you don’t have too little or more exposure make sure your makeup for the reception party remains on point and avoid patches on your skin that may look bad in the photographs! 

The reception party is also great for wearing trendy clothes much more than the wedding ceremony itself and this helps you to stand out from the crowd as well. Fortunately, there are plenty of great sarees that you can wear and will give you a great vogue look. Here are some of them that you can check out: 

Shimmery Sarees

This is among the first bets you would want to wear if you are going to a reception party. If it is a designer saree, you can wear it with bold statement jewellery and a hair bun, which gives you an instant appeal that makes you stand out from everyone else especially if you are the bride.

Pair it with a deep neck blouse, and finish up the look by adding a shimmery pair of sandals or pumps. Also, for makeup, you should go simple as a general guideline, so the best options are nude lips with smoky eye makeup.

Kanjeevaram Saree With A Contrasting Blouse

Gold is indeed a classic when it comes to colours that you can wear at any party and it won’t disappoint you in this case either. Adding a very royal feel to your outfit instantly a golden Kanjeevaram Saree appeals timeless forever and is ideal to wear for the reception party. 

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Brides! It is also important to remember that this type of colour will not always look great in your wedding photos, so wear a blouse in a contrasting colour to balance it out your bridal wear.  In fact, the advantage of this style is its versatility with many fabrics and it always looks good regardless of the specific fabric of the saree itself.

Tip: The best blouse colours are always the darker, deeper shades, which will impact your saree instantly.

A Different Saree Draping Style

It is interesting to note that you can change the look of a saree instantly, even without buying a different saree and that is due to your draping style. If you want to look captivating, even if you are a wedding guest, you can always pick a simple saree and then drape it in different styles and emphasize the design of the blouse to look like a million bucks! 

By adding a trendy hairstyle with a touch of fashion jewellery, you can instantly take your outfit from a seemingly boring one to a diva-level saree.

Heavy Work On The Blouse and Saree

Sarees that have heavy work done on them, such as beads, stones and thread work, are increasing in popularity to a great extent because of their beauty. Whether you're a or bridesmaids this type of saree can work wonders for you! In case if you are fearing that too much work done on a saree is not your type, then you can always go for sarees or blouses that come in neutral shades such as off-white, beige and ivory as these will underplay the work that the sarees themselves have. 

In case if you’re planning to wear a simple golden saree, which might not look to blingy in photos, then you may also wear them with a contrasting colour of the blouse and don’t forget to apply the right shade of makeup ((preferably nude shades) for the reception party! 

Wearing A Fancy Blouse

If you are attending a close friend’s wedding, this is a great option you can go for. The aim here is wearing a subtle saree, and then you add the fancy blouse to bring out an interesting contrast between them and look stunning for the wedding party! 

You Can Never Go Wrong With Net Sarees

If you are considering trying out a different style of saree, you would find it difficult to ignore net sarees. They are beautiful, classy, work very well for parties, and are very comfortable to wear.

In particular, they can work as really good designer saree choices for the bride, especially if they have shimmery detail and plenty of work on the blouse. However, if you are a guest and want to wear a net saree, it is always best to pick a light option in the form of a simple net saree and pairing up with a beautiful blouse & minimal jewellery! 

Tissue Saree To Add Elegance! 

The fabric that is used in tissue sarees is exotic and has a very elegant look when you are going to wedding functions and parties. Great saree options include picking a bright tissue saree that has abundant zari work on it and then completing the look with a floral blouse to add some oomph factor. Also, if you want to make a statement with your saree, then don’t forget to wear a piece of complementary jewellery and bright makeup that will look spot-on for the event! 

Final Thoughts

If you are attending a wedding reception soon, then make sure to consider these best designer saree picks as they are super trendy and look timeless for the upcoming wedding season! Be it wearing a traditional Kanjeevaram saree or pairing up a designer saree with beautiful jewellery and a blouse that goes well with it - give them a try and thank us later :) 


 Don't you feel like draping these beauties right now? Net, Kanjeevaram or Tissue - which designer saree idea would you prefer for your reception party? 

Latest Designer Saree Ideas For A Reception Party!

by Shrutika Potwar

Latest Designer Saree Ideas For A Reception Party!