We’re amidst the season of celebrations! The 2020 year has been a quiet one though, but the sparkling Diwali days this year brought a new ray of hope. And now it’s time for the wedding season! That calls for a whole lot of wardrobe planning, putting your home-bound PJ looks away and unleashing the fashion maven in you. So are you gearing up to put together your best looks this season? Indian festivals and functions are all about wardrobe ostentation with heavysarees, embellished lehenga cholis, flowing Anarkalis, and spectacular salwar suits. And then there’s fusion- a range of contemporary styles that you can flaunt at each of the upcoming occasions to stand out, making an impact with a statement wardrobe of stylish cuts and eye-catching details.
Over the last decade, Indian ethnic wear has adapted itself to the idea of minimalism and dressing that is devoid of overdone ethnic details but still keeps up with the cultural ambiance of Indian weddings and festivals. The ethnic-wear market now has plenty of options- fusion, modish contemporary, and Indo-western outfits that you can transform to meet your unique sartorial choices.
Here are some trending styles and details in contemporary wear that you can watch out for your upcoming festivities:
1. Ethnic Gowns:
Indianized western style gowns are one of the main wedding-wear trends with a growing number of brides and bridesmaids as patrons. From plain and fluid to high-octane tiered versions, these gowns carry the element of grandness and a modish feel with its fit-and-flare silhouette. What sets these ethnic gowns apart from the western-style evening gowns, is the presence of details like zardozi, Gota-Patti, and laces with ethnic detailing.
As an alternative, you can choose an Anarkali gown, which carries a similar look but comes as a coordinate set having a designer dupatta. An Anarkali Kurti can be equally swish!
2. The Palazzo Essential
Palazzos are not just a retro comeback trend but rather a versatile staple that you can up-dress for the wedding season. A palazzo saree is one of the chic blends for a fashion-thirsty wedding guest, or even the bride celebrating her pre-wedding rituals. A palazzo jacket suit is another variant that you may want to explore! Look for jackets with contrasting prints or heavy embellishments; you can style them later with your denim and crop-top outfit.
Ruffles, frills, and flounces can elevate your look on the lines of spirited vibes and youthful charm. This is one dramatic, vintage look that has made a much deserved come back – and how! You can choose what you like the best – from an array of available options – in sarees, designer blouses, cholis for lehengas, or even Salwar Suits and Indo-Western dresses. These lovely styles are everywhere!
4. Digital Impact
Digital prints are weightless details for a comfort-promising yet impactful look. Their precision and 3D effect patterns give an urbane appeal to the garment, modernizing the look with utmost grace. Check out for digitally printed silk Kurtis and skirt sets, having bold patterns in vivid colors, and dress them upwards for grand-scale parties and even rituals taking place during festivals.
Style tip: If the prints are eye-catching, go easy with the accessory highlights and stick to minimalism
5. Ready-to-wear Sarees
Putting a full stop to your draping woes readymade sarees have made it to the fashion scenario in endless assortments. Pre-stitched shimmer saree in lycra fabrics can glam you up in an instant. Readymade sarees make it easy to move around and enjoy your festivities- and get a thumbs-up if you’re willing to rock the dance floor at your best friend’s Sangeet! These drapes also come handy when you need to run around completing errands during a puja at home.
With proper wardrobe planning, you’ll be able to enjoy the festive and wedding season to the hilt and be prepared to get an overhaul of pictures to post on your social media! Stock your closet in time with the trendiest styles and get ready to enjoy these long months of celebrations! With these handy tips, you can even mix and match your existing separates to create new looks.
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