5 Ways To Style Your Ethnic Wear

With the fashion industry witnessing a sweeping evolution in the trends, the Indian ethnic wear is quickly gaining recognition and making waves in the industry. Besides, the Indian ethnic wear reflects the evolution in fashion while being in sync with its Indian roots. Following are the five of the numerous ways to experiment with your ethnic wear for festivities and add zing to your style:

  • Floor length Anarkali suits

Perfect for wedding and other grand events, the Anarkali outfit flairs out from the waist to form a flowing skirt. The motifs and pattern designs on the outfit—inspired by nature—include floral embroidery, vines, and peacocks etc. can be found. Floor length anarkali is a modern version of the traditional anarkali; and western aesthetics are now being added to tops by making it either sleeveless or backless, while also doing away with dupatta altogether.

  • Lehenga style sarees

A fusion of two ethnic Indian outfits, the lehenga-style saree or the lehenga saree is a beautiful and seamless garment. While the skirt emphasises on the lehenga element of the dress, the pallu refers to the saree; whereas the top-wear can be inspired from either blouse of saree or lehenga. Many different styles have been incorporated such as the layered lehenga and formed a layered lehenga saree; while other collections include lehenga sarees that are inspired by the Mughal period.


  • Indo-western gown

The best part about Indo-western gown is that it suits all body types, with the attire coming in different patterns and styles and even pastel colours. You can wear it either for traditional events or even a party. All you need to do is pair it with right embellishments. If you want to go for a trendier version, try silk maxi skirts and pair it crop top.

  • Half-half saree

Wear a half and half saree with printed pallu and pair it with a skirt having different designs. The unusual print and colour combination is thus sure to make a style statement. This is especially for girls who don’t wear saree often as you just need to buy a pre-draped saree gown; twirl and you’re set with a stunning outfit for the festive season.

  • Koti (waistcoast)

The traditional version of shrug, koti is a symbol of contemporary yet traditional. The style originated in northern India, with women wearing koti the size of a saree blouse. However, with time, it has become trendier, with kotis appearing as sleeveless and extending to waistline. It can be worn over lehenga choli, salwar kameez or even anarkali suits.

Posted by : PratikshaRavindran | 19 March, 2018