Material used for Mehndi dress, include jamawar, silk, chiffon, kattan silk etc. There are yellow and deep red georget multi shaded shirts adorned with cut-glass, kamdani, sequins, swarovski, crystals and kora on hemline with big pendant on front V neck. Multi shaded dupatta has big square motives and green border belt are also in. Sunflower silk baggy/patiala shalwaar embellished from sides and at cuffs are also worn on Mehndi occasion. The beautiful night of Mehndi. Colors, clothes, rasms, all blend to make this easily the most cultural night at Pakistani marriages. It is usually held a day or two before the actual wedding and this being the first time the groom and bride’s sides of the family see each other, all about competition. Dresses for Mehndi are usually in orange, yellow and green colour.
Usually, brides prefer to wear yellow dress match it with a multicoloured shalwar. Brides prefer to keep Mehndi dress simple and elegant with light gotta, mirror or dapka embroidery on sleeves and neck. Some prefer heavy embroidery on dupatta only. Mehndi or Hina is used before wedding to bride and grooms in Asian culture. It is a tradition of history with many Myths about the future of the Bride and love relations in her in-laws. Mehndi is a mixture made of a mehndi plant and used with water in hands, arms and some time in hair as well.