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How to Style Kurtas Right – Step Up Your Style Game in 7 Ways

How to Style Kurtas


How to Style Kurtas Right – Step Up Your Style Game in 7 Ways

An Indian wardrobe is incomplete without traditional outfits, precisely kurtas. The hunt for a perfect appearance whether it is for an event or for office, the struggle is real. Kurtas, undoubtedly have been our top choice for when it comes to going desi. They are super comfortable and adds a charm to your personality. Now, when you have got a beautiful piece worth wearing, the question comes that how to style kurtas right.

Sometimes it gets too monotonous to sport that regular kurta from your wardrobe’s desi section (Well, not complaining about that). Being our makeup skills on point (I am too optimistic), we hope that we leave no mitigation in our style as well. Kurtas these days are quite versatile in nature hence, can be worn to the office, business events and even at cocktail parties without putting many efforts. You just need to take a style inspiration, play with a few accessories and implement your creativity.

I am the person who always finds out the ways to style even my old wardrobe and put them in unconventional fashion. You are your own stylist but how you really be sure that your style choices are bringing the best of your style? Don’t worry ladies; I have got your back. Just sit back, grab a cup of coffee, relax and read on the guide. This ultimate fashion guide explains how to style kurtas in different ways and will help you to keep up with the trends.

When you don’t dress like everyone else, you don’t have to think like everyone else. ~ Iris Apfel

How to Style Kurtas in Different Ways

1. Make the Fusion

Fusion style makes ethnic wear newer, modern and stylish. I always rock this style whenever I feel unsure about my style statement as it takes fashion one step further. Be it printed, distressed, high waist or low-rise, the fusion of a kurta and a pair of jeans can never be a dull or boring combination.

Leggings used to be a must have but not anymore as you can pair your beautiful piece with loose pants or slim fit pants as well depending what suits you the most. Extended slits are already rocking the market; you can give these unique twist by teaming them up with trousers, jeans, and even with a churidar too.

2. Go the Boho Way and be the Style Inspiration for Others

Some girls are always up for the experiments while jazzing up their style quotient. Pairing those short length colorful kurtas with bright Patiala salwar are evergreen hit. You can even team up your long slit kurtas with shorts to create that girl next door look. These styles are super comfortable and a convenient attire for anyone who likes to mix-up things.

Don’t forget to wear some boho accessories before stepping out. Messy bun, metal bangles, hoops earrings, kohl-lined eyes and chappals – the perfect sassy look restored!

3. Let the Flares of Style Touch Your Feet

For that bubbly and happy look, I have got the perfect pick; A flamboyant floor length cotton kurta without leggings. This style is quite in trend these days that will make you going to leave your mark in every social circle. These type of kurtas are equivalent of evening gowns which eliminate the need of pairing it up with any sort of leggings etc. Deck it up with accessories such as potli bag and layered neckless of different lengths.

4. Dhoti Pants – How to Style Kurtas with Dhoti Pants

Step up your style game with the retro dhoti pant which is making its debut once again. These dhoti pants are in Vogue right now for their stylish high-low, and asymmetrical cowl cut design at the hemline. Team them up with short vibrant colored kurta for that sassy look. You just need a beautiful pair of juti or kolhapuri chappals and you are sorted.

5. Palazzo & Culottes – Style Kurtas with Palazzo

No wonder why palazzo pants and culottes are rocking the fashion trends 2017. Theses comfortable easy-breezy pants are available in various patterns and colors to add up that right amount of swag with the comfort. A pair of the solid white cotton palazzo with blue colored short kurta, stilettos, and messy hair bun is a look that is surely going to get you noticed.

6. Flaunt it with Skirts

If you are looking something for an absolute traditional uber chic look, here is what you need. Kurtas styled with skirts are an excellent choice for parties. It adds an interesting definition to the style aesthetics of the dress. Ditch the regular chudidaar and salwar for this stunning look.

Skirts certainly add up that boho factor to your regular kurta. This style can be the perfect companion for office events or parties depending on the fabric and work on the skirt and kurta.

7. The Dress-Me-Up Game

If you are looking to add some drama to the traditional clothing, then this is the trend you should follow. Below knee length or long kurtas twofold as cute dresses. So now, let’s talk about being a bit versatile. You can opt for cotton prints that fall more or less to your ankles or below the knee for best results.

Team up these dress style kurtas with round reflective sunglasses, belt them up, wear a shoulder chain, messy hair, oxford shoes and lastly, a dazzling smile for a day.  This is quite a summery look and would be ideal for those hangouts with friends or shopping.

How you style your kurtas says a lot about your choices and the fashion trends you like to follow. Now when you know how to style kurtas, pick your favorite, slip-in and throw on your special outings. There are zillion ways to style them differently that can change your look completely everytime you wear them. Get set to odd colors, styles, accessories, and textures to your wardrobe with aforesaid styling suggestions. Don’t shy away from being experimental while styling yourself. Just keep these kurta styling tips handy and say bye bye to those ‘I have nothing good to wear’ moments!

Shipra Sharma is a Lifestyle blogger, tech enthusiast and a Youtuber based out of Delhi. In her early career, she worked as an HR in a reputed IT MNC for 4 years before she called it quit to pursue her dreams. Being a passionate blogger by heart, she herself writes all the posts which vary from lifestyle to travel.

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