The traditional wedding dresss of Indian women. The saree is traditionally red, with golden embroidery. In Kerala the saris are traditionally white/cream with gold embroidery.
Red saris are the traditional garment choice for brides in Indian culture. Sari fabric is also traditionally silk. Over time, color options and fabric choices for Indian brides have expanded. Today fabrics like crepe, Georgette tissue and satin are used, and colors have been expanded to include gold, pink, orange, maroon, brown, and yellow as well.
The groom also generally is dressed in a white shirt with gold embellishments and either pants or a sarong. The groom may wear a turban known as a Safa and/or a necklace called a Kantha.