Tips & Tricks On Wearing Family Heirlooms In Your Wedding

by Admin Jun 23, 2020 at 01:53 pm WEDDING

Every family has something and anything that was passed on to them by their parents, grandparents, great grandparents and so on. 

Family treasures may be in the form of jewellery, antique furniture, clothes, photos, trinkets, dolls, personal journals or diaries, old coins, paintings, handicrafts, or mom's any food recipe perhaps.

In the wedding scenario, heirloom Jewelries matters a lot, as every mother wants her daughter and son to carry forward their tradition and value them as much as they did.

Weddings are extremely emotional celebration times we often get in the dilemma whether we sit and travel back to memories or to celebrate our future? 

Wedding Times In Corona is a pretty tough deal, even though you might not able to celebrate the way you guys have imagined or planned the bride and groom are still motivated to take their vows together.

You might want to wear your mother's saree which is 25-30 years old for a ceremony, and it is a ritual to include something old and something new. So, here are some important tips on how you can wear your family heirloom or include a part of it. 

For Brides

There is a vast option when it comes to the bride's heirloom, brides can literally mix-match every jewellery. Brides can also get a lehenga made of mother's/grandmother's or sister's heavy Jamdani/Zardozi saree.

There are brides who mix and match sarees to make lehengas and blouses. There are plenty of other ways to wear your family heirlooms.


Dupatta is the heirloom you can definitely carry it with you in various styles, whether it belongs to your mother/aunt/grandmother this excellent piece will definitely give a fine look on your wedding attire. Many brides have seen carrying double dupatta in their wedding ceremony. 

Jewellery & Accessories

Jewellery & accessories are the most common heirloom passed by generations in the family. Clothing heirloom we all know needs lots of care and after that also they might lose their lustre and the newness. 

In the case of jewellery & accessory like a bangle or watch can be preserved with little care. It can also be worn easily with wedding attire. You can even choose your attire according to the heirloom jewellery.

Suits or Gharara

Kareena Kapoor Khan wore her mother in-law's Gharara for her wedding and it was refurbished by Ritu Kumar. She flaunted her gharara like a queen.

So, if you have your mother's breathtaking Zardosi suit or a heavy Anarkali suit don't hold your breath, just go for it wear it in your pre-wedding ceremony.


A saree is the traditional wedding outfit in many cultures and literally it looks absolutely magnificent. Bengali, Marathi and South Indian brides mostly flaunt a drape instead of the lehenga. 

Your family heirloom could be a red Banarasi saree, a Kanjeevaram or maybe even a stellar silk saree. You could drape the saree for your D-day or you could carry it over your shoulders like a heavy dupatta as many celebrities did in their weddings.

Wedding Lehenga

Heirloom does not necessarily have to be very old it can be your mother which she wore in her wedding or it can be your sister's. You might just have to do some alterations, and you are all set for your D-day.


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