With the festivities in the air and Rakhi kicking off the season, it’s only exciting to create unique looks by using the same old wardrobe. You don’t necessarily have to shop for the event. You can easily create fresh and trendy looks, using some staple pieces that you have in your wardrobe. Read on to get some inspiration and keep you creative juices flowing!
The Indo-Western Diva:
This one is for all the not-so-traditional divas, who love adding their own individual touch to their outfits. Unconventional options like dhoti pants or even gharara pants can be paired up with a western crop top. The top can be solid or printed, depending on the pants. The concept of the look is to mix and match, hence, it’s important that you practise contrast everywhere. Whether it is with prints or colour, you have the option to go as crazy as possible.
Comfort is so important during festivals and mostly underrated. Being on your feet constantly, demands for comfort to be chosen first. A traditional long kurti of your choice can easily complement any pair of palazzo pants. The more flare the pants have, the better. For accessories, go with a pair of your favourite matching earrings and you are set for the occasion.
Simplicity Is Your Statement:
Have you ever though how similar the silhouette of a maxi dress is with that of our ethnic outfits? Utilise this similarity in your favour. Add either some traditional jewellery, a belt or a scarf, or maybe all of them!
Experiments Are Fun!
Bored of wearing the traditional outfit? This one is for you! Take a normal top (cropped or not) and pair it up with a fun skirt. You can even wear the top with some basic sharara pants. Add a belt to your ensemble and make it fun. You can ever wear boots/sneakers with the outfit. Using western accessories to spice-up your traditional pieces is the key here!
The Modern Twist:
Vice-versa of the above concept, for this one, you can use traditional Indian jewellery and accessories, to give the western pieces an ethnic twist. Instead of a blouse, wear a solid, matching shirt with your old lehenga skirt. Gone is the trend of huge, statement earrings. Replace them with a statement neck piece instead and watch the magic happen!