Holi is around the corner! And when it comes to dressing up for such a colorful festival, one has to try styling up with loads of oomph and elegance! This spring, the beautiful roses are blooming in their full glory and while the cool breeze is blowing on the dazzling colorful garden, why don’t you ladies get inspired as well? Take your cue from the buzzing bees and butterflies, pastel hues of the season, succulent fruits, cherry and lavender blossoms.
Take a look at 15 colorful and vibrant Indian ethnic and gorgeous salwar kameez designs that are bound to give your festive wardrobe a chic makeover. Broadly speaking, these 15 outfit ideas fall under the following trendy and in-vogue 5 primary categories:
A very special touch for the new brides, jacket styled lehenga-salwar kameez is hot this year. A must-have in your spring-summer collection, wear it with style at a pre-Holi get-together. If you have just got married, then opt for a heavy look. Layered hem prints, vintage patterns, lace and net fabrics bring about an elegant look for the new brides. If you don’t particularly like the jacket styles lehenga-cum salwaar kameez, then try out other variations, such as a Patiala salwar with short kurta and team it up with a matching jacket or floor length anarkali salwars with capes!
Evergreen and versatile, the anarkali salwaar kameez is here to stay (for a while). You can wear it in a casual style or opt for a heavy version if it’s your first Holi after wedding.However, if you are in the real mood to play Holi, then get yourself an ethnic, cotton Anarkali salwar kameez. Available in a myriad range of patterns and designs; everyone seems to have a piece each to wear and flaunt, be it in chiffon, net, georgette or silk. The flare and the length of the kameez depend from one person to the other. Everyone has an individual taste and choice. From overstated flares to ankle-length Anarkali kameez, this one category is selling like hot cakes.
And so is this one to stay. Extremely popular and known for its style and elegance, ladies love Pakistani suits. Ideal outfit for Holi, and pretty eye-catching ensemble too, the fit, style and fabric of a typical Pakistani suit is meant to add panache to your overall festive spirit. A straight cut pattern with a slit on either side is what you would have and if you are tall, then it’s going to give you an edge. Go for straight fit or ciggy pants for an ultra-glam look.
This Holi, sport a non-fussy but playful look with a straight-cut salwar kameez. With all the running around involved on the day of colors, remember, flares and too much work on them won’t work. Keep it simple and sober, but don’t forget to add a dash of color! From deep V necks to round necks, backless to halter necks and Chinese collared ones too, the straight cut salwar suits brings about a very formal yet fun look in vibrant touch.
The traditional Patiala style salwar kameez has got a chic makeover. The kameez is shorter than it was and the Patiala salwar has been modernized to suit the fashion trends. Wear it for all the comfort needed to play the festival with ease.Besides, the Patiala styled salwaar allows room and space around the leg area. The short kameez embossed with chic traditional embroidery and chunky touches are a hit with new brides. For fashion conscious ladies, a long peplum top (instead of a traditional kurta) over a stylish Patiala can look pretty hot.At this time of the year, you would be the most comfortable incottons, chiffons, lace and sheer.
Adorn yourself with the bright gulaal, splash of yellow and hint of Holi yellow to set the theme for the festive week ahead of us right in time.