The Kshatriyas are the second highest in the ritual status of the four varnas or the social classes in India, who belonged to the military or the ruling class of the society. They are also called the Rajputs. The Rajputs or the Kshatriyas are perhaps the only clan in India who have carried forward the legacy of royal wedding in India. The Kshatriya marriages are grand traditional weddings and are a grand affair. Innumerable events follow through days and are excessively luxurious. The match making in the Kshatriya families are done carefully considering a number of important factors. The status of the two families has to be at par for a perfect alliance. The Kshatriya Brides attire competes in royalty and luxury like the wedding. The attire consists of a ghagra or a long skirt with pleats, a blouse and a dupatta. The color is kept very vibrant and rich providing flamboyancy and coquetry to the bride. The dress is both extravagant like the extravagant Kshatriyas. The dress is mostly of red, though other bright colors like orange, bright yellow and pink are also preferred. Sometimes bright parrot green is also welcome and is considered favorite among the Kshatriyas. The bride is adorned with a lot of jewelries of exquisite design which consists of the Rakhri (a circular piece of jewelry for the forehead), hanging earrings, chooda, armlets, golden anklets, toe rings and stone studded nose rings. The bride looks like a goddess with an exotic charm and beauty.