The auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan is just a few days from now! And our festivals are not just about customs and traditions, they also mean dressing up, gorging on yummy food, clicking pics and chilling with entire #fambam! We are sure, like us, you girls are also searching traditional outfits to wear on this auspicious day. To make it a little easier for you, we got in touch with popular fashion blogger Shaurya Sanadhya who even has her own fashion label Label Shaurya Sanadhya. Shaurya shared some unique outfits which you can rock easily this Raksha Bandhan.
1. Long Skirt
Skirts give any outfit a feminine touch by making it look extra special. You could pair a long skirt with a solid colour crop top or tank top, and it is the best way to style any skirt. Just accessorize it with oxidized silver jewellery, adds, flats, do a tight ponytail and you are ready to slay the look!
2. Fusion Saree
Girls who can’t give up their western look, you can pair your saree by replacing a blouse with a shirt instead. Go for collared neckline shirt and opt for colour block style it will actually bring a refreshing look. To slay the look, just add a statement neckpiece to change the entire look.
3. Dhoti Dress or Kurta
If you want to give Indo-western look a try, you can wear dhoti style kurtis. You can change the look of your dhoti dress or kurta by pairing it with a long shrug and a stole. Just put your hair back and wear light earrings, basic flats to go with it.
4. A Single Plain Kurta
You should not limit yourselves to the same old kurta, salwar and dupatta set. This time just style up a plain kurta with palazzo pants and add a heavy dupatta to make it look more festive. To add oomph, wear statement earrings and juttis to complete the look.
5. A Full-Length Anarkali
Bored with repeating the same outfit again and again? Take out any floor-length Anarkali from your closet and style it with a traditional long shrug to make it look a little festive. You can add some ethnic jewellery, small bindi and go for a middle hair parting.
6. Traditional Long Shrug
Shrugs are something which goes with everything be it jeans, hot pants, palazzos, dresses, etc. To get a festive look, grab a long kurta and wear a shrug over it. You can go either for a basic or print on print to keep it stylish. You can wear a pair of jhumkas or a belt over the shrug to accessorize your outfit.
7. Palazzo Pants
Pairing palazzo with anything just adds a fashionable makeover to any outfit. Wear an under-toned long kurta with bright palazzo to add some style to the usual boring attire. To make it food festive add minimal jewellery and keep your hair open up.
8. A Heavy Dupatta
Throwing on a heavy work dupatta not only adds simplicity but will also make you become the centre of attraction. Just add plain embroidery kurta, palazzo and pair it up with heavy dupatta. Keep your hair open up and just add danglers and you are ready to rock.
9. Peplum Kurta
Peplum is quite in these days and you can’t wrong with this one! Wear your favourite peplum kurta with dhoti pants and long statement earrings! Make sure to go bright with the colours because it’s a day ceremony!
Each one of us has fashionable Indian wear piece in her wardrobe. If you have sharara pants in your wardrobe then pair that up with a shirt kurta and net dupatta. Just take a sling bag and wear platform heels to finish the entire look!
Just try to experiment with one of these looks. We hope now you are all set to pick your Rakhi outfit!