It’s been a trying time for everyone. With work-from-home becoming the norm, everything else has taken a backseat. And weddings have been no exception to the long list of things that have been forced to be rescheduled. Those ‘Save-the-date’ cards would have to wait a little longer before they can be sent out. But if there’s a wedding you’ve been looking forward to, then don’t let the gloom dampen your spirits. Make use of this time to carefully plan everything for the big day. Whether you’re a bride who is planning her bachelorette or a best friend who’s searching for the perfect present, it’s time to get your creative hats on and think out of the box.
But before you go around saving all that you see on Pinterest, let’s give you a headstart with our suggestions and we promise you won’t be disappointed.
Gifts for brides
Don’t roll your eyes at sarees and say, ‘Nooooo!’. Sarees are a classy gift and we tell you how. Slow fashion has become the need of the hour, especially with the current situation. Natural fibres are finally in the spotlight and there’s no better time than now to make that switch to sustainable clothing.
Have you heard of sarees made from Banana fibre or Bamboo fibre or better still, Pineapple fibre? You read that right – sarees made from natural fibres which are cruelty-free and animal-friendly. Not just this, nowadays there are also Ahimsa silk sarees which are pure silk sarees made using non-violent methods. Handwoven with utmost care, these sarees come with traditional and contemporary designs, in vibrant colours.
Choose from our collection of ahimsa silk, cotton, linen and natural fibre sarees on www.thephoenixcompany.in/collections/sarees From Ajrakh to Jamdani, variety is what best describes our collection. The beautiful craftsmanship combined with impeccable handiwork in these sarees is sure to attract second glances where ever you go. Whether you choose a mango-yellow ahimsa silk saree or a deep pink pineapple fibre saree, you’ll be making this a wedding to remember with a style statement that has mindful fashion at its core.
If the bride isn’t a sucker for sarees, then we move on to the next best gift – dresses. Dresses have become a kind of staple in every wardrobe. It is unarguably one of the most versatile pieces of clothing you can own: long or short, full-sleeved or sleeveless, open-backed or fully closed, vibrant and heavy or light and fluttery. Coupled with a smart pair of white sneakers, they’re bound to add to the perfect honeymoon wardrobe!
On that note, check out our latest collection of Ikat, Ajrakh and Kalamkari dresses, that are chic and smart. They are breezy and light, in bright and pastel shades. Visit www.thephoenixcompany.in/collections/dresses and shop for the dresses.
Souvenirs for pre-wedding parties:
Pre-wedding celebrations call for souvenirs or gifts that remind everyone of the good times that were had. Capture the quirks of being in Team Bride or Team groom with customised, colourful merchandise! From button badges to ceramic mugs, coasters to t-shirts, a bunch of merchandise can be tailor-made for the occasion. With doodles and illustrations, you can capture your gang’s inside jokes and favourite moments in captivating ways.
Write to us at email@example.com to get your doodles and artsy merchandise made for the big day!
And now’s the time for the bride and the groom to plan their share of gifting! A token of gratitude to your friends and family who’ve stood by you as you start a brand-new journey. With time on your hands, you can now plan for interesting gifts which aren’t the conventional, run-of-the-mill presents. We’re sharing a few gifting ideas that are pocket-friendly and cute. These products will make for elegant gifts that will leave everyone with a smile and fond memories.
Clutch purses are a useful present. And when they come with a traditional twist, then it becomes a gift to treasure! Our range of Ajrakh purses and handbags are handmade with love by artisans in Barmer, Rajasthan. The products are made with natural dyes and have intricate patterns that are painstakingly created using handmade wood blocks. The beauty of anything handmade is that each piece is unique and bound to hold a special place in our hearts.
A piece of handmade jewellery is always appreciated and treasured. Made with a lot of thought and care, these trinkets eventually become reminders of cherished moments. Our line of handmade jewellery is perfect for days when you want to either dress up or take it easy. Ranging from beaded necklaces and colourful sets to bracelets and anklets with quirky charms and cute earrings, there’s something for every occasion. Give your guests something memorable to commemorate your celebration!
Doodled coasters, keychains, fridge magnets can make for lovely return gifts. They can make you nostalgic when you look at them. Get them customised for your D-day by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you!
While planning weddings can be stressful, doing so in a time of uncertainty can take a toll. Here’s to wishing for better times ahead while retaining hope for everything that the future will bring.
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