Festivals bring out all the traditions in you. The days before the festival are spent in finding the perfect traditional outfits and when all the festivities end, you might wonder what to do with all your pretty kurtas, sarees, dhoti pants, etc. Usually, all these clothes go on the back burner until you find a festive enough occasion to wear them again. Not anymore! Here are a few tricks that you can use to style your traditional outfits with western winter wear.
The best thing about this winter is that you can pair your favourite ethnic outfits with western clothes and prepare an all-new ensemble. This time you can wear your favourite saree with winter jackets or style your shawls as dupattas and carry beautiful clutches for girls to pair up with your outfits.
Ladies have to think twice about draping a six-yard saree in winters but we have a solution for every problem. You can put on a warm ‘Trenchcoat’ over it. The combination will not only keep you warm but give your saree a mini makeover. This way you will be able to wear your best saree even on a really cold day. A trench coat is versatile winter wear as it goes with any style of outfits.
Winters seem wonderful as we imagine ourselves sitting by a window, wrapped up in cosy blankets and sipping on hot coffee. However, when you go out on these cold days, that too wearing a desi ensemble, it gets a bit difficult to keep your feet warm. You can always wear your stylish pair of boots with your traditional attire. It looks wonderful when paired the right way! You don’t believe us? Try it for yourself. For best looks, opt for ankle-length boots with heels. Also, when you are being ready for festivities, add glam to your outfit with clutches for girls.
Most of our traditional dresses include blouses, they enhance the looks but makes us vulnerable to cold. These days, when fashion trends are evolving, no one would question you if you wear a sweater as a blouse. Yes! Just get yourself the perfect size and style of sweater that will make your outfit look chic and stylish, it’s comfortable and totally makes a statement-worthy look. You can contrast it with the colour of your saree and layer it with lots of beautiful jewellery to make it look dressy. It’s such a trendy way of staying warm and stylish.
Do you have to attend a wedding but winter is dampening your expectations? Don’t worry because we can tell you what to do. Planning to wear a lehenga but afraid of getting cold feet, literally, then wear a leather jacket on your attire. It will add to the swag of your outfit.
One article that is considered outdated by most women, ‘Shawls’. Shawls today are no longer boring, monotone ones that our mothers used to wear. They are available in many bright colours, embroidery, beads, and lots of shine and sequins. Pick one that goes with your outfit and use it as dupatta. You get to fulfil both requirements.
Be trendy and twist your outfits to bring out new styles of wearing them. While you can pair your Saree with jackets, there is one more way to make the best use of it. Drape your Saree pallu like a scarf around your neck. This is one of many cheat tricks that you can try to keep warm and cosy. It is also the best way to amp up your style and stand out in the crowd.
Let go of your churidaars and palazzo pants and opt was warm and cosy options instead. Wear warm, straight pants made with light and flexible fabrics that will look great when you pair them up with your kurtas. Lehenga or Anarkali dresses can be paired with embroidered long jackets, it is a great way to beat the winter chill. It’s the easiest way to accentuate your style.
This time your traditional is going nowhere, even in winters! Fashion is all about experimenting and mix-matching. Try your hands at the above suggestions and show-off your desi swag this winter season.