Wondering how to go about planning your intimate wedding look for your D-day during this lockdown? Well, you may not have shopped for your wedding outfit and now with the unrelenting COVID-19 pandemic you may want to skip crowded shops and markets. Don’t worry, we have a perfect solution for you which will not only make you look absolutely stunning but will also be very special for all the right reasons. Know that nothing beats the charm of vintage jewels and heirloom outfits. So, if your mom still owns her gorgeous wedding outfit from back then, it’s time to unpack it and make the most of your quarantine time the ShaadiWish Way!

Believe us, it will be a special moment for you and your parents as you will jazz up your wedding look using your mother’s wedding outfit. Not sure how and where to begin? 

Fret not, check out these top ways to create an intimate wedding look using your mother’s wedding outfit:

1. How About Recreating The Same Exact Look?

Remember Kareena Kapoor Khan’s wedding day look where she wore a orange-yellow lehenga with a shimmering golden choli which was also worn by her mother-in-law, Sharmila Tagore, for her own nikah in 1962? Well, you can do it too to get that perfect intimate wedding look. No changes required. Just alter your mom’s wedding dress according to your measurements and you are all ready to slay on your big day.

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Not only this, we recently spotted a real bride who decided to tie the knot during the lockdown wearing her mother’s wedding saree. And, well she completely nailed her bridal look and how!

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2. Complete Your Intimate Wedding Look Using Your Mother’s Wedding Dupatta!

Well, your wedding day look is often incomplete without a bridal dupatta. Also, many brides opt for double dupatta to style up their wedding outfit. So, how about taking clues from Isha Ambani who aced up her wedding look using her mother Nita Ambani’s 35-year old wedding saree as her bridal dupatta. Adorable much? 

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Check out Isha Ambani’s Looks From Her Big Fat Indian Wedding.

Well, we did spot more brides like Isha who decided to include their mother’s dupatta in their wedding day look and looked every bit glamorous.

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Further, check out Double Dupatta Vs Single Dupatta: Which One To Carry On Your Wedding Day.

3. Include A Part Of Your Mother’s Wedding Outfit In Your Bridal Dress And How!

With changing fashion trends and styles, you might wanna completely refurbish the look of your mother’s wedding dress while keeping intact it’s heritage and sentimental value. You can either style up your mother’s lehenga skirt with your backless blouse or a choli or can choose to use parts of the outfits in your new one.

Remember Priyanka Chopra’s Christian wedding dress designed by Designer Ralph Lauren? Well, her wedding gown has her mother-in-law’s wedding dress lace sewn into. Interesting isn’t it?

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Check out 14 Such Endearing Facts That You Might Have Missed From Priyanka Chopra’s Christian Wedding.

4. Get The Outfit Redesigned According To Your Intimate Wedding Look!

Well, take clues from Pernia Qureshi who wore her mother’s farshi gharara with a trail that was originally hand-stitched by her Nani and recently recreated and restored for her reception by House Of Kotwara.

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Check out Pernia Qureshi’s Wedding Looks From Her Grand Wedding.

5. Recreate A New Outfit Using Your Mother’s Heirloom Saree!

Let’s be honest that there’s always some gorgeous heirloom sarees in our mothers’ wardrobes including the evergreen banarasi silk sarees. Well, how about re-stitching and redesigning your mother’s banarasi saree into a stunning banarasi lehenga for your wedding day?

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P.S. If you have already bought your wedding lehenga, but still want to use your mom’s outfit in some way, then you can always wear it at one of your pre wedding functions just like this bride did!

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Looking for bridal wear designers to help you out with restoring and redesigning your mother’s wedding outfit? End your search here!

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