Solah Shringar: Essential Adornments for the Indian Bride

Believed to combat the negative vibes of the phases of the moon (which obviously controls menstruation), the Solah Shringar  is 16 pieces of bridal attire including traditional makeup and jewelry that the Hindu bride must must must wear on her wedding day. Each item is thought to enhance the natural beauty of the bride and bring out her goddess-like mien. Nowadays, though, brides are a little less scared of the moon (and feel like goddesses regardless) and will cherry-pick from the following...