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Everything you need to know to find the perfect wedding dress

  • Published at 04:38 pm January 22nd, 2018
  • Last updated at 06:05 pm January 22nd, 2018
Everything you need to know to find the perfect wedding dress
As a bride-to-be, you may find yourself swamped with hundreds of errands to run without even knowing what you're in for, desperately looking for some direction. You have a picture in your mind about what you want to wear and how you want to look on your big day, but may have no idea where to get started. Which is where we come in. We have put together a list of quotations and availability of bridal outfits to help you with your initial research. Designer blouse: Tk1,500 --- Takes about 3 to 4 days to make Tailor blouse: Tk500 --- 2 to 3 days Designer petticoat: Cotton petticoats at Tk1,000, silk at Tk1,500 --- 2 days Ready-made petticoat: Cotton petticoats at Tk500, silk at Tk800 --- 1 day Ready-made lehenga: Tk20,000-Tk40,000 Designer lehenga: Tk30,000-Tk50,000 Mirpur Benaroshi Polli (sari): Tk20,000 and up Khan Brothers (sari): Tk45,000 and up

Budget breakdown

Budget type: High

Blouse: Tk1,500 Petticoat: Tk1,000-1,500 Lehenga: Tk30,000-Tk50,000 Sari: Tk45,000 Time value: Usually 2-3 days for designer wear; 1-2 days for readymade

Notes:

• Designer-wear includes popular designers such as Kimu Farah, RukhsanaRuni and Sarah Karim. Saris are from Khan Brothers. • Designers pay more attention to detail. • They usually offer one or two trials for blouses. • Boutique studios of designers have comfortable sitting areas. • Designers are willing to do elaborate work. • Designer-wear can be expensive. • You have to place your order months ahead. • Designers add their own touch. • You have the option to choose the material.

Budget type: Modest

Blouse: Tk500 Petticoat: Tk500-800 Lehenga: Tk20,000-Tk40,000 Sari: Tk20,000+ Time value: Usually takes 2 days

Notes:

• Readymade clothes can be bought from Priyangon Market and Pink City. Sarees can be from BenaroshiPolli. • They are inexpensive in comparison to designer wear. • A plethora of options to choose from