Traditional clothes, remember them? No we aren’t talking about the kurti. Those kotis, and anarkali dresses and red lehengas … yes them. They come out at weddings, most probably take a trip to the drycleaners during Diwali and might make an appearance during a 15th August traditional day at work. But that’s about it. We all have those two piles – one western and one traditional wear and boy do we keep them separate. Well what if we tell us that we’ve got a hack to double your wardrobe and all you need to do is mix your traditional clothes and match them with your western attire? Don’t frown just yet. We’ve done all the hard work for you and here are five very doable ways to make your Indian wardrobe and western clothes be BFFs.
Kotis + Little Black Dress = Saturday Night Sass
Nothing goes better with that red, mirror work koti than a fashion favourite LBD. Add red lips to the mix and you don’t really need to pay for your own drinks.
White Kurta + Denim Shorts = Beach Bum
We are totally lusting after this super hot combo. Works on beaches, and those Sunday farm parties and makes you look like a million bucks. Plus it’s super comfortable too.
Choli Blouse + Palazzo Pants = Boho Charm
‘Tis the season for crop tops and choli blouses are the perfect ethnic choice. Pair those printed, bright coloured pieces with a beige or black palazzo and rock the town, girl.
Floor Length Anarkali + Sneakers = Cool Girl
Okay we aren’t talking about that golden and pink anarkali which you got for your brother’s wedding but a simpler one-toned one would work as the perfect fashion choice. Add sneakers to the mix and you are good to go … anywhere.
Dupatta + Everything Else = Foolproof Charm
Bring out all the dupattas
because trust us they’ll go perfectly well with everything that you own. Mix the bright colours with your tee-and-jeans combo or pull a bright one around your regular denim skirt and crop top combo.
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Fabindia Blue Cotton Mull Printed Ajrakh Boond Dupatta
Zuba by Westside Pink Floral Print Kurta
Global Desi Pink Floral Print Kurta
Global Desi White Printed Raiden Tunic
W White Printed Kurta
Bombay Paisley by Westside Black Solid Shrug
Bombay Paisley Yellow Printed Palazzos
Okhai Beige & Red Malmal Crushed Dupatta