Sagai or engagement is one of the vital pre-wedding ceremonies observed in Indian cultures. The date of Sagai can be fixed days or months before the actual wedding & is often marked as the first official introduction between the, to be bride & groom as well as their families.
In India, the history of Sagai or engagement can be traced back to the Vedic Age when it was known as “vagdanam”. In the current scenario, the engagement ceremony or sagai usually demarks the official finalization of the marriage.
Sagai or engagement is the ceremony when the to-be bride, for the first time is introduced to the extended family of the groom & hence your sagai look should be nothing less than perfect but at the same time more natural & soft.
It is important to pick your attire, accessories & makeup for the occasion with caution & pre- planning. Check out the engagement fashion guide & select the style of your choice from the many options,
The soft regal look for engagement
This soft pink Pashmina benarasi is ideal to get a perfect look suitable for sagai. The unique draping pattern highlights the floral border & gives a royal touch. The sleek kamar bandh & the chick necklace add to the overall regal look.
You can get the same regal look in lehenga as well. Here, the pastel lehenga & dupatta has been topped with a black short choli with intricate floral embroidery to make the look stand out.
The minimal sagai look
If you want to keep your sagai look simple & yet perfect for the occasion, go for this minimal look. Pair a light weight but gorgeous katan Benarasi like this one, with light golden jewelries & fresh gajra. Designer, long sleeve blouse in a contrasting shade will help to make the right style statement.
Pair a gorgeous but light weight silk saree with shoulder duster earrings & heavy bangles. Leave your hair open or tied in a loose bun & you are ready for the occasion.
To get the minimal look in engagement you can opt for this beige, self-worked net lehenga with sleeveless blouse in green & tulle net border highlighted red dupatta. Pair it with shoulder duster earrings.
The elegant look for sagai
Sophistication & style has been perfectly blended in this elegant look, ideal for pre-wedding ceremonies like engagement. The Persian blue silk benarasi has been teamed with a designer blouse in contrasting green to revive a unique touch of elegance. Simple Kamar bandh & light weight jewelries complete the look.
This maroon velvet lehenga with with all over threadwork, beige choli & dupatta can give you a perfect traditional & elegant look for the engagement.
This intricately worked floral silk lehenga is ideal to get the perfect elegant look for sagai.
The modern look for engagement
You really need not to opt only for traditional dresses like saree or lehenga for your engagement or ring ceremony. You can easily pick sober gowns or artistic indo-western dresses, to get an out-of-the-box look for the celebration.
This beautiful floor grazing beige gown with sequin work can give any to be bride the perfect modern look for ring ceremony.
An indo-western with long jacket like this one is perfect for a out-of-the-box engagement ceremony look.
Look your stylish best during your ring ceremony in this beautiful red saree lehenga with intricately embroidered jacket.
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