From statement sarees and lehengas to Indo-Western fusion outfits that mix and match an East and West flavour, some looks just transcend the test of time and are what every Desi girl who wants to make a room stand still should own. Here are the killer looks that we consider every ethnic wardrobe should house – so get clicking fashionistas!
A word of caution before we start ladies; size is everything! (and cut). And it’s these two factors that’ll make the difference between you being a showstopper or not. So always get your Indian outfits especially tailor-made to make your outfits fit like a glove and you feel at home in your own skin, (quite literally).
1.The Statement Saree – Nothing can beat the class of a statement saree in a really bold, stand out print or pure, luxurious fabric like silk or chiffon. This Chamouse Silk Saree inspired from the Mughal era is nothing short of ‘POW’ and perfect for a wedding or a formal event to stand out from the crowd. Drool over our gorgeous range of Designer, made to measure sarees in fabulous quality fabrics.
Art Printed Silk Saree
Sparkle in this glorious evening ensemble by Bollywood Designer Papa Don’t Preach
Black Georgette Net Saree
2. The ‘Wear Anywhere’ Indo Western Outfit – Got after work drinks but need to rush to a family reunion straight after? – well let’s go for the two-in-one then. Slip into this ankle-length indo-western silk tunic with A line sleeves and metal button, that’ll flatter any shape flawlessly.
Printed Indo-Western Silk Tunic
Team up with some silver bangles and leggings. If you’re up for some bling affair, then put on a pair of golden brogues and worn out denims. And yes, don’t forget that tote bag!
We also totally love this floor length, pink cream gown for its versatility and cross culture appeal. Team up with big chandelier earrings and skinny, glitzy belt and backcombed hair for a ball or reception look or simply freshly washed hair, flat pumps and small studs for a subtle but sharp daytime look.
Embroidered Blush Pink Gown
3. The Statement Lehenga – This is everything that we have dreamt of right from our childhoods. Remember those fairy-tale fantasies? This blush pink statement lehenga with bead and acrylic work rose bootis is everything you could desire for slaying at your own wedding reception. Every Desi girl should own at least one majestic and breathtakingly beautiful piece in her ethnic collection and an investment piece never falls out of fashion or gets boring.
Blush Pink Net Lehenga
If the look you’re after is for being the supportive brides maid on your bestie’s D-Day well there’s still no need to hide your light under the proverbial bushel. You can still be stand out without being in your face in this glorious peach lehenga with an on-trend off the shoulder blouse.
Peach Off Shoulder Blouse & Skirt Set
4. A Mix and Match Blouse – Your stunning lehengas and ravishing sarees can never unveil their beauty completely unless there’s a solid contrasting or matching mix and match blouse to pair with. It’s always good to have a few favourites that you can mix and match with your favourite printed saree or even with jeans or culottes, if you’re brave enough!
Fully Embroidered Blouse With Blue Stones
This fully sequinned gold jewelled blouse studded with blue stones would look great with jeans a saree or even a long, full skirt.
We think it’s handy to have a well-fitting saree blouse in all the key shades like black, gold and silver with maybe some lace and sequin thrown in for added bling, so that you’re always covered whatever the eventuality. These 4 would be at the top of our wishlist.
Gold, Silver, Black Sequinned Blouses
5. The Ethnic Boho Jacket – Layering can never go wrong. PERIOD. Intricate and authentic stitch work can take your plain boring outfits to a different level altogether. Wear a pair of tight jeans. Tuck in your full sleeved or half sleeved vest and get that jacket layering on. You’re all set to be fashion-bee in your group with the #ootd on point.
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