Indian ethnic wear is evergreen and timeless. It has evolved hugely with time, giving eclectic options of the ethnic dresses to Indian women. The fashion designers have exhibited magnanimous innovation and ingenuity. Initially, the traditional wear was restricted to saree and salwar suit but now we have dhoti pants, designer stoles, straight pajamas, ethnic shrugs, and whatnot.
Here are the ethnic essentials that every girl must include in her wardrobe.
Ethnic essentials for every girl
This list of must-have traditional dresses includes:
An ethnic long skirt is a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe. There are different varieties of skirts available in the market and online. A plain skirt with a broad Zari border is quite in fashion that looks gorgeous. Other types of long skirts that are quite popular are Jaipuri prints and Leheriya prints. The latter is made in the cotton fabric can give you a stunning look. You can pair it with a contemporary crop top or short Kurti along with a designer stole to complete the look.
One of the best recent innovations is Dhoti pants. The women seem to be in awe of it who are buying different colors and prints of the same, extensively. It is an interesting outfit which is highly convenient to wear. It can be worn with semi-long kurti and if you can accessorize it with a heavy beaded neckpiece, nothing like it! Do wear traditional juttis with dhoti set to make you look like a stunner.
A beautiful and pretty Anarkali suit can be spotted in most of the wardrobes of women. While some like it as heavy and gaudy, some prefer to buy a lighter version on Anarkali suit. Anarkali can give you a slimmer look, provided the fitting of the suit is apt. It can make you look stunning of all the people present around. So, the flattering Anarkali suit is a must fashion essential.
How can the list not include an ethnic shrug, which has the power to revolutionize the look of your ordinary dress? Shrugs can be worn till waistline or long until knee length, depending on the outfit worn underneath. Both the long and short shrugs give a new meaning and a fresh look to your ethnic wear. Shrugs can be worn with kurti and leggings, dhoti salwar and medium heighted kurti, long skirts and short tops, etc.
Much in fashion and demand, next on our list is a mighty palazzo suit. Long kurti with palazzo pants always adds an extra effect of ethnicity to the dress. Just slip into a loose yet well-fitted palazzo pants to hit for a get-together.
Lehenga choli is undeniably the favorite ethnic wear of almost all the women. Unlike before, now the lehenga choli is available in a light fabric with new and interesting designs. Lehenga with long kurta is crafted in varied fabrics and styles today to give a sea of choices to the people who want to feel comfortable and confident in what they wear. If you are looking for a lehenga choli that does not make you look like you have dressed too much, just wear a chicken lehenga or a white simple lehenga choli with a Gota-Patti work.
A cultural and ethnic look cannot be completed without dupatta. A few designer heavy dupattas must find a place in your wardrobe. Various varieties of dupatta include Banarsi dupatta, Gujrati sheesha work dupatta, leheriya dupatta, phulkari dupatta, silk dupatta, and many more. You can wear these dupattas with a regular plain salwar suit. Some dupattas like gujrati and leheriya go well with the long skirts too, you just need to carry it in a scarf or stole style.
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The traditional silk saree can never go wrong. Silk Saree looks splendid in almost all the occasions and family functions. Ensure to wear heels with it to sport a leaner figure. A pair of earrings and matching bangles are a must to go with it. Saree is an important addition to the ethnic wear wardrobe.
So, this is the list of ethnic wear which can complete your “Desi” wardrobe. Select one or two of them and dress up at your best in the next event from Shaurya Sanadhya!