In China, India, Vietnam and Taiwan, Brides will often wear Red Wedding dresses as red is thought to be a lucky colour. Bright colours tend to be a common theme as is jewelry as this forms barrier against bad luck and also indicates your class and stature in society. In India in particular, arranged weddings/marriages occur often between the ‘upper classes’.

In modern Taiwanese weddings, the bride generally picks red (following Chinese tradition) or white (more Western) silk for the wedding gown material, but most will wear the red traditional garment for their formal wedding banquets. […]

Red wedding saris are the traditional garment choice for brides in Indian culture. The Sari material is also traditionally silk. Over time, color options and fabric choices for Indian brides have continued. These days fabrics like crepe, Georgette, charmeuse, and satin are often chosen by brides for dresses. Colors have been expanded to include gold, pink, orange, maroon, brown, and yellow as well. [8] Indian brides in Western countries often wear the sari at the wedding ceremony and change into traditional Indian wear afterwards (lehnga, choli, etc.). See www.indianweddingssa.co.za

At Japanese weddings, brides will often wear three or more dresses throughout the ceremony and subsequent celebrations with a traditional kimono, white and color dress combinations are popular. White is used because in Japan it symbolizes death - in this case, the bride becomes dead to her family. The bride will eventually remove her white kimono to reveal another colored one - usually red - to symbolize her rebirth into her husband's family.

The Brides in Indonesia wear a kebaya, a traditional kind of blouse, along with batik.