About Us : Trousseau

Sanvar Trousseau Packing Tying the knot is the single most important life event which, as everyone who's been through it knows, is no easy task organizing! Of all the countless preparations like venue, decoration, catering, invitations and favors, the endless shopping, it is the bridal trousseau packing as well as shopping that requires the most careful effort and time. Whether the wedding is modern and sophisticated or simple and casual, trousseau packing and presentation is as important as the gifts itself.
There is a whole art to trousseau packing. From Golden thaals made of hardboard with edges fringed with sequins, stone studded boxes, mirror platters with bead work, embroidered saree bags and boxes, shagun envelopes to fruit baskets as per theme, Sanvar's unique designs for trousseau packing stand ou. Times have changed and so has gifts and trousseau packing for weddings and festivals.
All the sweat and toil of selecting the best gifts and trousseau may go unnoticed if they are not packed and displayed properly. There are Mithai boxes, Shagun envelopes/gaddi pouches, Coin and ginni pouches, Saree box/bags, Suit box/bags, Jewelery boxes , dry fruit baskets and fruit baskets to name just a few of the items that have become a basic part of trousseau packing.
The trousseau has to comprise of everything that the new bride might need in her new home in the months following her marriage. The trousseau of an Indian bride normally includes:
Trousseau Jewelry - Traditionally, yellow gold jewelry, in the form of necklaces, earrings, chains, rings, bangles, anklets, toe rings, arm let and waistbands, was given to the bride. These days' people opt for white gold, platinum and diamond jewelry as well.
Sari - Saris top the list. The actual type of sari, like Bandhani, Banarasi, Brocade, Kanjeevaram, Kota Silk, Mysore Silk or Paithani, will depend on the region to which the bride belongs. The saris will have heavy work done on them in the form of embroidery, zari work, zardozi work etc and will be in bright colors.

Salwar Kameez

In some regions salwar kameez also forms an essential part of the trousseau. Like saris, they have heavy work done on them, which might include gold/silver thread embroidery, zari work, zardozi work or use of sequins, crystals, lace, etc. Even the dupatta/chunni will be adorned with work.


An Indian bride will carry lots of shoes and sandals as a part of her trousseau . Apart from usual colors, like white, black, cream, brown, silver and golden, sandals matching her saris or salwar kameez will be included.


One of the most important accessories for a woman, their number and quality will depend on budget. Some trousseaus have bags in universal colors like white, black, brown, silver and golden while others may have aseparate bag for each outfit in the trousseau.

Cosmetic Kit

with moisturizers, lipsticks, nail paints, eye-shadows, mascara, eye-liners, lip-pencils, blush-on, foundation, creams and so on. And for most, the ever important item, the bindi.


includes bed sheets, bed covers, blankets, quilts, curtains, table covers, mats, pillow covers and bath linen (towels).
Other items include toiletries, night wear, lingerie, watch, hair accessories etc.
Indian Bridal Wear trousseau packing as well as shopping is every bride's nightmare. A delicate balance of cost and perfection has to be maintained. Divide the trousseau packing into three sections - Indian formal, Western formal and semi-casual. Find out the mood and flavors of the season, whether it's cool icy colors, pastels or the earth colors look, silver or gold notes for the season, chunky gold or white gold and silver look, nets and transparent fabrics or something else . And each bridal item for the Sangeet ceremony, Mehndi ceremony , wedding reception and honeymoon will be packed uniquely depending on material, design and weight etc.
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