Have you heard? Passas are the new red for weddings! While maang tikkas and passas were originally devised to protect the bride’s beauty on her wedding day from the evil eye, today passas have become quite the rage, often worn along with the maang tikka. If you think you can dare to carry off the retro look, we’re here to show you our favourite passas- guaranteed to make you swoon!
1. Polki Passa
Remember Kareena Kapoor’s look from Agent Vinod? Yep, we’re talking about that shocking pink sharara and the gorgeous polki passa that accompanied it! While the passa does, arguably, go best with shararas, you can go a step further and incorporate it into your lehenga or even saree based outfit. A passa with polki work goes best with a slightly simple outfit, so opt for a polki one when you want to really stand out!
2. Tasseled Passa
A tasseled passa really works well for the wedding day. A dual tone passa, with contrasting bead work, can be paired with neutral colours. The intricate tassels work best for bride who want their passas to be the centre of attention. Remember that the detailed bead work is really going to show - so be careful when you opt for these.
3. Simple and Chic
Keep it simple and stylish in a medium sized passa that is just perfect for minimalist brides! It suits those with a small, lean face, but can also complement a slightly chubbier face. Remember to keep it minimal for a side event, or when the rest of your jewellery for the event is heavy. For the wedding, go for one that brings out the brightness of your look without weighing you down.
4. Gold Passa
This one is a bit unconventional but brides are actually opting for gold passas now. You are sure to make a statement in a gold passa complementing your other gold ornaments.
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5. Diamond Passa
If bling is your style and you are wearing diamong jewels on your Indian wedding events, a diamond passa can only add to the stars. Go for these unconventional passas for the added bling.
6. Embellished Passa
Look for crystal embellished passa with a neat design to get the right look for the evening. These passas have a very modern feel to them with all kinds of beautiful silver beads and crystals used on them.
7. Pearl Passa
Girls who are big fans of Mughal brides and that era should definitely go for pearl passas. These glamorous passas comprise of pearl strands joined together with intricate work. A complementing 'Satlada Haar' and a regal outfit can add the extra royal edge.
8. Elaborate Passa
An elaborate passa is heavy yet delicate. While it sure makes a statement, the passa definitely doesn’t overpower a look. You can wear it with a small maang tikka tobalance the heavy passa.
9. Floral Passa
These passas are ideal to be worn on the sangeet or mehendi night. Flowers look stunning with a light, flowy dress and those in the passa are sure to stand out.
A quick guide to flaunt a perfect passa this wedding season.