Style and Attire

Posted by : Team Hitchu
Posted On : 18 Jun 2017

Groom’s attire – The groom wears the dhoti, kurta and chelang a assamese Shawl, it was gifted by the bride’s family. Groom’s wear the traditional accessories which are made up of flower and Indian basil Garland.

Bride attire – beautiful and traditional dress worn by the Assamese bride is Mekhla. Mekhla is created on Muga silk and embroidered with gold and silver threads.

Muga custom is the traditional culture of Assam state, it’s a most integral part of the tradition as well as the most important custom of that state. Mekhla of appears like a sari, it comprises two or three pieces of clothing.

Mekhla is first worn as a skirt and another half is worn as anchal of the sari. The first part of the fabric is the skirt part, heavy in texture and  ornamented with a broad border and work of embroidery has been done. On the other hand, the fabric on the anchal is of light- weighted and is produced in a wide array of colours.

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