So you planned every detail for your henna night; all you have to do now is figure out what to wear. But what are you planning on wearing?
Having a henna night gives you endless options when it comes to outfits, so have some fun with it! Here are a few options for you to consider…
Abayas and Jalabiyas:
Arabic abayas or jalabiyas have been trending for the past couple of years, especially the ones with Arabic calligraphy embroidered on them. You can never go wrong with choosing a playful and colorful fabric for your henna night.
For younger brides, you can always try on what is called a ‘mini jalabiya’; the shorter version of abayas.
Saris are always fun to wear. If you want to add an Indian theme to your henna night, wearing a traditional Indian sari is great for you, and very colorful too.
Lengha is a traditional Pakistani dress; the blouse is a tightly fitted piece of clothing around the waist. The head and body cover is a sign of humbleness and shyness. Lengha is also considered to be an Indian dress.
Turkish Traditional Outfits:
When it comes to choosing a Turkish outfit for your henna night, you have many options. The first option is The Bindalli, which literally means "with a thousand branches," to emphasize on the details of the dress.
The second option is The Salvar, (pronounced shalvhaar). The salvar is an ankle-length baggy trouser. Similar to what we call harem pants, the salvar is worn with a tunic called Gomlek and a cardigan called Hirka.
The third option is The Kaftan, which is a traditional Turkish gown that has gained popularity among international fashion designers.
Add a twist of modernity to any style of traditional outfit you are planning to wear. Dresses with Arabic calligraphy or oriental designs are always elegant and practical. You can wear them on different occasions and have them in any design you want.
When it comes to henna nights these days, you don't have to limit yourself. Look around and keep an open mind when you shop for your outfit.