Brides study tons of information in preparation for their wedding. They read articles, study tips on forums and social networks, buy specialized magazines, and attend wedding exhibitions. But the more information we receive, the more difficult it is to organize it and highlight the main things.
In this article, we have collected the most important things for you – all the little things that will make your wedding perfect. We tried our best and, perhaps, some checklist items will not be helpful for you. For convenience, we will split our list into several parts. So let’s get started!
Indian bridal shopping list
Clothing & Accessories
The bride is the center of a wedding. She wears a stunning dress, she looks terrific. That’s why we mention dress and accessories first.
- Wedding dress: Lehenga (Skirt, Blouse, and Dupatta) or Saree
- Inner garments
- Shoes (bridal one + flats)
- Bridal bouquet
- Bridal clutch
Make-up & Hair
Dress and jewelry are not the only things that make a bride gorgeous. Your makeup and hairstyle are no less important.
- Makeup artist
- Your standard makeup kit to fix your makeup if needed
- Jewelry combs
- Hair brooches
- Hair spray
- Hair gel
We collected all possible essentials for different traditions and rituals. You can shorten it according to your wedding.
- A metal plate
- Small oil lamp (Diya)
- Tiny statues of Lord Ganesha and Devi Lakshmi
- Images of Lord Ganesha and Devi Lakshmi
- Few Deepak
- Wick and oil
- Cone Incense (dhoop)
- Five Fruits (Apple, Banana, Peach, Custard Apple, and Pineapple)
- Dry Fruits (Almonds, Cashews, Date, Pistachios, and Walnuts)
- Yellow or White Cloth Pieces (preferably dhoti and kurta for the officiant)
Gifts for Groom’s Family
A list of things to buy before marriage can’t be complete without the bride’s gifts for the groom’s family. So prepare that list in advance.
Luggage (for new home or honeymoon)
It’s all that stuff that you will need in your new home or when you travel abroad on a honeymoon right after the wedding.
- Your ID
- Credit cards
Make sure you won’t faint. It’s better to have a couple of snacks at hand.
- Water and straw not to spoil a lips makeup
- Energy bars
In case of an emergency, you need to stay calm, and that little bag with basic medication will help you be sure that everything is under your control. Whatever will happen.
- Calming pills
- Other necessary medicines
Our parting words
You are ready, girl. Your wedding will be flawless!
We hope this marriage shopping list helped you save your time and energy. Direct all that into the anticipation of that special day. Good luck!