Traditional South Asian jewellery has never gone out of style. It is evergreen and captures the very essence of our Pakistani culture. Be it traditional or contemporary, wedding jewelry, jewellery is a symbol of esteem for many women since they wear it to mark auspicious occasions. From earrings to nose rings, bracelets, rings and heavy necklaces and chokers, traditional jewellery keeps attracting women and girls. The traditional bridal headgear or the maatha patti, another popular accessory has gained known in South Asian culture. It is usually worn by brides on their wedding day and serves as an alternative to a tikka.
With several trends picking up in the fashion world, The Talk rounds up seven brides who recently upped their fashion game with a maatha patti.
Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt got married to her beau of five years, actor Ranbir Kapoor in an intimate wedding in April. Bhatt chose a no makeup look and yet looked stunning in ivory and gold Sabyasachi lehenga and matching kundan jewellery. Her symmetrical kundan maatha patti elevated her bridal glamour.
Digital creator and makeup diva made a beautiful bride in a stunning red Mohsin Naveed Ranjha wedding outfit. Her heavily stoned Damas jewellery specially her maatha patti added to her bridal look.
Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif also chose to wear a layered maatha patti on her wedding day.
Mehek Raza Rizvi:
Mehek Raza Rizvi looked radiant in a gold maatha patti by Farhat Ali jewellers.
Indian actor Ankita Lokhande looked ravishing in a floral maatha patti on her wedding day.
This Pakistani bride wore a stunning Sabyasachi Mukherjee lehenga on her mehndi. She had styled her look with an uncut gemstone neckpiece, oversized jhumkis and a stunning maatha or sheesh patti.
Savvy PR’s publicist Neha Maneka wore a beautiful kundan maatha patti by Hanif jewellers on her mehndi.